Press coverage about Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LILA) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Global earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.9561592304521 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Liberty Global (NASDAQ LILA) traded up $0.23 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $21.27. 192,700 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 315,596. Liberty Global has a one year low of $19.65 and a one year high of $28.11.
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on LILA shares. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Liberty Global from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $22.00 to $26.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Buckingham Research started coverage on shares of Liberty Global in a report on Friday, September 29th. They set a “buy” rating and a $30.00 price target for the company. Macquarie lowered shares of Liberty Global from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from $35.00 to $25.00 in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $29.00 price objective on shares of Liberty Global and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, Barclays lowered shares of Liberty Global from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from $24.00 to $20.00 in a report on Monday, November 6th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Liberty Global presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $27.19.
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Liberty Global Company Profile
LiLAC Group provides various broadband services over cable distribution systems, and mobile services in Chile and Puerto Rico. It offers triple-play services consisting of video, broadband Internet, and fixed-line telephony services in 34 communities within Santiago; and 42 communities outside Santiago, including Iquique, Antofagasta, Concepción, Viña del Mar, Valparaiso, and Rancagua, as well as smaller cities across Chile.
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