BT-A.L - BT Group plc

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
219.45
+1.80 (+0.83%)
At close: 5:07PM BST
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Previous Close217.65
Open217.90
Bid216.00 x 11700
Ask225.00 x 349100
Day's Range216.35 - 219.80
52 Week Range201.25 - 317.94
Volume22,580,196
Avg. Volume35,243,555
Market Cap21.616B
Beta0.76
PE Ratio (TTM)10.76
EPS (TTM)20.40
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield0.15 (6.65%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-09
1y Target Est278.38
  • BT boss Patterson steps down after investors lose faith
    Reuters Videoslast month

    BT boss Patterson steps down after investors lose faith

    BT Group's Chief Executive Gavin Patterson will step down this year after its chairman said a new leader was needed to restructure Britain's biggest broadband and mobile provider.Kate King reports.

  • Reuters3 days ago

    Huawei "shortcomings" expose new security risks in UK telecom networks - govt report

    Problems with products made by China's Huawei Technologies have exposed new security risks in Britain's telecommunications network, a UK government report said on Thursday. "Identification of shortcomings in Huawei's engineering processes have exposed new risks in the UK telecommunication networks and long-term challenges in mitigation and management," senior British security officials said in the report. Sources told Reuters ahead of the report's publication that British officials say they can now give only limited assurances that Huawei's UK operations pose no threat to national security, downgrading their previous position.

  • Reuters9 days ago

    PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - July 13

    The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines BT loses broadcast rights in UK for Italian Serie A football ...

  • Reuters10 days ago

    Eleven Sports takes on Sky and BT with IMG-backed UK channels

    Global sports broadcaster Eleven Sports is to launch two new channels in Britain and Ireland showing live matches from the top Italian and Spanish soccer leagues, taking on Sky and BT in the race for viewers. Eleven Sports delivers upwards of 30,000 live hours per year to more than 17 million paying customers in markets including the United States, Singapore, Myanmar, Italy, Poland and Portugal.

  • Reuters10 days ago

    PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 12

    The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Britain's largest housebuilder, Barratt Developments Plc , has shaken off fears of a slowdown in the property market and vowed to become "bigger than it has ever been." The company completed 17,579 homes in the year to June, compared with 17,395 a year earlier. BT Group Plc has been hit by a significant shareholder rebellion over its outgoing Chief Executive Gavin Patterson's 2.3 million pound ($3.04 million) pay packet.

  • Alibaba Plans to Partner With BT Group to Expand in Europe
    Zacks12 days ago

    Alibaba Plans to Partner With BT Group to Expand in Europe

    Alibaba's (BABA) cloud computing division looks to strengthen its footprints in Europe by partnering with BT Group.

  • Alibaba in Talks With BT for Cloud Partnership in Europe Push
    Bloomberg13 days ago

    Alibaba in Talks With BT for Cloud Partnership in Europe Push

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is in talks with BT Group Plc about a cloud services partnership as the Chinese internet giant challenges Amazon.com Inc.’s dominance in Europe. An agreement between Alibaba and the IT consulting unit of Britain’s former phone monopoly could be similar to Alibaba’s existing arrangement with Vodafone Group Plc in Germany, according to a person familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified as the talks are private. A BT spokeswoman confirmed by email that the U.K. telecom company is in talks with Alibaba Cloud and declined to give details.

  • ACCESSWIRE17 days ago

    Today's Free Research Reports Coverage on Crown Castle International and Three More Communication Services Stocks

    WallStEquities.com recalls the recent performance of four Diversified Communication Services stocks, namely: 8x8 Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), Boingo Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), BT Group PLC (NYSE: BT), and Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE: CCI). The diversified telecommunication services industry includes alternative carriers, providers of communications, and high-density data transmission services primarily through a high bandwidth/fiber-optic cable network.

  • Morningstar23 days ago

    Communication Services: Undervalued With a Case of Merger Fever

    U.S. telecom consolidation is in the works with a T-Mobile-Sprint merger. In Europe, telecom is focused on convergence and increased build-outs of fiber and 4G. In the U.S., after two prior failed attempts,  T-Mobile  TMUS and  Sprint  S have reached a long-anticipated agreement to merge the two firms, with T-Mobile retaining its brand and management team as part of the planned merger.

  • Morningstarlast month

    BT's Fundamental Value Is Overlooked

     BT Group BT is the incumbent telecom operator in the United Kingdom. In 2016, it bought EE, the country's largest wireless telecom operator, creating the only company that owns fixed-line as well as wireless telephone networks in the U.K. The U.K. has been slow to move to converged services, but we believe this acquisition will lead BT to push convergence similar to leading operators in several other European countries. BT's scale as the U.K.'s largest fixed-line, broadband, and wireless telecom operator provides the company with a narrow economic moat due to cost advantages.

  • Reuterslast month

    PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 20

    The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. BT Group Plc is braced for a shareholder revolt over the choice of KPMG as its new auditor after damning reports about the Big Four accountancy firm. The appointment of KPMG has to be approved by BT shareholders at the group's annual meeting on July 11.

  • BT Shops for European Union Data Watchdog as Brexit Adds Hurdles
    Bloomberglast month

    BT Shops for European Union Data Watchdog as Brexit Adds Hurdles

    BT Group Plc, Britain’s former phone monopoly, is seeking a new data protection base in the European Union as Brexit adds another layer of complexity to the movement of data across borders. “As part of our Brexit scenario planning we are exploring a range of potential options for a lead European country for ensuring compliance with EU data regulations,” a BT spokeswoman said by email. The transfer of personal data between the European Union and the U.K. -- anything from a consumer’s seat preferences on an airplane to billing information -- has been a top Brexit concern for British businesses with operations across the bloc.

  • UK regulator Ofcom concerned by BT's involvement in Openreach's planning process
    Reuterslast month

    UK regulator Ofcom concerned by BT's involvement in Openreach's planning process

    In a report on Thursday, Ofcom said the progress toward the legal separation of BT and Openreach has been "broadly satisfactory", but some steps were yet to be completed such as the transfer of Openreach employees to the new Openreach Ltd due to complexities with BT's pension scheme. Last year, BT resolved a two-year broadband battle by bowing to industry and regulatory pressure and agreeing to legally separate its national network, as the government sought to deliver faster broadband speeds for millions.

  • Reuterslast month

    UK regulator Ofcom concerned by BT's involvement in Openreach's planning process

    In a report on Thursday, Ofcom said the progress toward the legal separation of BT and Openreach has been "broadly satisfactory", but some steps were yet to be completed such as the transfer of Openreach employees to the new Openreach Ltd due to complexities with BT's pension scheme. Last year, BT resolved a two-year broadband battle by bowing to industry and regulatory pressure and agreeing to legally separate its national network, as the government sought to deliver faster broadband speeds for millions.

  • Reuterslast month

    Rolls-Royce cuts 4,600 jobs at "pivotal moment" for business

    Rolls-Royce is to cut 4,600 jobs over two years in the latest attempt by boss Warren East to reduce costs and complexity and make Britain's best known engineering company more profitable and dynamic. East, a softly-spoken former tech boss, has overhauled the 134-year-old Rolls since he took charge in 2015 but the new cuts come as the group grapples with an aero-engine problem that has grounded planes and angered clients. The announcement, which East said is not linked to the Trent 1000 engine issue, marks the biggest round of job cuts since the company had to retrench during the aviation crisis that followed the 9/11 attacks in the United States in 2001.

  • Reuterslast month

    S&P cuts BT Group's credit rating

    S&P Global Ratings on Tuesday cut its credit rating on BT Group, citing strict oversight by British telecom regulator of its broadband networks. BT's Openreach network has come under the scrutiny of Ofcom, ...

  • MarketWatchlast month

    U.K. stocks slide as tensions flare up ahead of G-7 meeting

    Meanwhile, BT Group PLC was in focus on news that the telecom company’s chief executive, Gavin Patterson, will be leaving the company. U.K. and continental European stock indexes (^STOXX)(^GDAXI) were splashed in red as tensions flared-up Thursday between U.S. President Donald Trump and American allies Canada and the European Union before the start of the G-7 summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, on Friday. The sniping was unnerving to investors as fears of a global trade war have been running through financial markets since March, when Trump said he’d slap tariffs on aluminum and steel imported into the U.S., moves he claimed would protect U.S. steelmakers.

  • Reuterslast month

    BT boss Patterson steps down after investors lose faith

    BT Group's Chief Executive Gavin Patterson will step down this year after its chairman said a new leader was needed to restructure Britain's biggest broadband and mobile provider. Patterson, who has run BT for almost five years, announced 13,000 job cuts last month in an attempt to get to grips with a host of problems including intense competition, an underperforming IT services unit, a huge pension deficit and criticism of its broadband plans. Jan du Plessis, former chairman of mining group Rio Tinto who took the same role at BT last November, said the board supported Patterson's strategy but it did not have confidence in his ability to see it through.

  • Associated Presslast month

    BT chief executive to step down this year

    LONDON (AP) — British telecommunications company BT Group says its CEO, Gavin Patterson, will step down this year amid shareholder discontent about the lagging share price.

  • Patterson's BT Tenure Ends After Regulator Fight, Stock's Tumble
    Bloomberglast month

    Patterson's BT Tenure Ends After Regulator Fight, Stock's Tumble

    Investors in BT Group Plc watched their investments shrink about 60 percent and decided it was enough. Chief Executive Officer Gavin Patterson, who will leave the company later this year after almost five years in charge, couldn’t reverse a share price slide that started about 2 1/2 years ago. Declining earnings, a prolonged dispute with the telecom regulator over broadband rates, network coverage and control, as well as an accounting scandal in Italy kept piling on hurdles, until the executive’s time was up.

  • Reuterslast month

    BT boss Patterson steps down after investors lose faith

    BT Group's (BT.L) Chief Executive Gavin Patterson will step down this year after its chairman said a new leader was needed to restructure Britain's biggest broadband and mobile provider. Patterson, who has run BT for almost five years, announced 13,000 job cuts last month in an attempt to get to grips with a host of problems including intense competition, an underperforming IT services unit, a huge pension deficit and criticism of its broadband plans. Jan du Plessis, former chairman of mining group Rio Tinto (RIO.L) who took the same role at BT last November, said the board supported Patterson's strategy but it did not have confidence in his ability to see it through.

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  • The Wall Street Journallast month

    [$$] BT Chief to Leave Later This Year

    BT said that Chief Executive Gavin Patterson will step down later in the year, after five years in the role.

  • BT Seeks New CEO With Patterson Out After Investor Backlash
    Bloomberglast month

    BT Seeks New CEO With Patterson Out After Investor Backlash

    BT Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Gavin Patterson is leaving after five years at the helm of the former U.K. phone monopoly, following a strategy reset that failed to win over investors. The stock rose as much as 3 percent in London and was trading 1.3 percent higher at 1:06 p.m. The departure marks an about-face by a board now bowing to shareholder pressure for fresh blood at the top.