Liberty Global PLC (LILA) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

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Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Blue Ridge Capital L.L.C. now owns 4,780,000 shares of the company's stock worth $110,131,000 after buying an additional 767,644 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 7.1% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 68,471 shares of the company's stock worth $1,578,000 after buying an additional 8,037 shares during the last quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC during the first quarter worth approximately $253,000. Gruss Capital Management LP purchased a new position in Liberty Global PLC during the first quarter worth $12,159,000. Moreover, First Heartland Consultants Inc. has 0.12% invested in the company for 79,300 shares. Triple Frond Partners Llc who had been investing in Liberty Global Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $19.60B market cap company. The stock last traded at $26.94 significantly above the 50 day moving average which is $24.39 and which is significantly above the 200 day moving average of $22.80. Valiant Capital Management, L.p. controls 1,549,348 shares valued at $48,309,000. If you are reading this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S. and worldwide trademark and copyright law. Another trade for 31,522 shares valued at $2.05 million was made by Riggs R. Lane on Friday, May 5. UBS AG started coverage on shares of Liberty Global PLC in a research report on Friday, June 16th.

August 7 investment analysts at Morgan Stanley maintained a stock rating of "Equal-Weight" but lowered the price target to $38.00 from $43.00. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $42.00 price target on shares of Liberty Global PLC in a research note on Friday, May 5th. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale raised its position in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 78.1% in the second quarter. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich on Monday, January 25 with "Buy". On July 11, 2017 the stock rating was rated "Buy" according to a Redburn report which was a boost from the previous " rating. Liberty Global PLC now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $39.85. It also increased its holding in Renaissancere Holdings Ltd (NYSE:RNR) by 189,200 shares in the quarter, for a total of 308,375 shares, and has risen its stake in Hancock Hldg Co (NASDAQ:HBHC). Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 761,816 shares in the company, valued at $16,577,116.16. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. The stock built a change of 1.88% as of a recent closing trading date. As of July 14th, there was short interest totalling 8,772,967 shares, a drop of 14.3% from the June 30th total of 10,234,466 shares.

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