Analyst Ratings for BT Group PLC ADR (BT)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of BT Group PLC ADR (NYSE:BT) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. BT had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 26 analysts covering the stock, 13 gave it a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 3 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BT. The maximum price target given was 29.22, which equates to a potential upside of 40.21 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15.7, implying a possible loss of -24.66 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.55 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.28 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of BT's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 46.55 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BT has a PEG ratio of 0.36.

In the last 52-weeks, BT has achieved a high of 27.83 and a low of 18.06. Today's price is 15.39 percent above the 52-week low, and 25.12 percent lower than its 52-week high. BT has a P/E ratio of 16.56. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BT value stock report compares BT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BT is $41.03 billion. BT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.