Liberty Global plc [LBTYK] stock for 166,209 USD was sold by Waldron Jason

Investors can speculate about the future of a stock by watching how its insiders buy and sell stocks. Liberty Global plc shares valued at $166,209 were sold by Waldron Jason on Aug 16. At $22.10 per share, Waldron Jason sold 7,522 shares. The insider’s holdings dropped to 36,432 shares worth approximately $0.66 million following the completion of this transaction.


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Also, Waldron Jason sold 14,277 shares, netting a total of over 316,715 in proceeds. Following the sale of shares at $22.18 each, the insider now holds 43,954 shares.

Before that, HALL BRYAN H had sold 11,000 shares from its account. In a trade valued at $249,349, the EVP, Gen Counsel & Secretary traded Liberty Global plc shares for $22.67 each. Upon closing the transaction, the insider’s holdings decreased to 11,000 shares, worth approximately $2.26 million.

As published in a research note from Pivotal Research Group on December 17, 2019, Liberty Global plc [LBTYK] has been retained to a Buy and the price target has been revised to $25. This represents a 27.92% premium over Wednesday’s closing price.

Analyzing LBTYK’s Price Performance

On Wednesday, Liberty Global plc [NASDAQ: LBTYK] plunged -2.96% to $18.02. The stock’s lowest price that day was $17.97, but it reached a high of $18.775 in the same session. During the last five days, there has been a drop of approximately -9.49%. Over the course of the year, Liberty Global plc shares have dropped approximately -35.85%. Shares of the company reached a 52-week high of $29.17 on 02/10/22 and a 52-week low of $17.97 on 09/21/22. A 50-day SMA is recorded $21.67, while a 200-day SMA reached $24.69. Nevertheless, trading volume fell to 3.08 million shares from 2.31 million shares the previous day.

Support And Resistance Levels for Liberty Global plc (LBTYK)

According to the 24-hour chart, there is a support level at 17.74, which, if violated, would cause prices to drop to 17.45. In the upper region, resistance lies at 18.54. The next price resistance is at 19.06. RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 25.74 on the 14-day chart, showing oversold technical sentiment. Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is at -1.24, which suggests the price will decrease in the coming days. Percent R is at 98.56%, indicating bearish price movement. Stochastics %K at buying indicates that the stock is to be held.

Is Liberty Global plc subject to short interest?

Stocks of Liberty Global plc saw a sharp steep in short interest on Jul 14, 2022 dropping by -0.87 million shares to 9.4 million. Data from Yahoo Finance shows that the short interest on Jun 14, 2022 was 10.27 million shares. A decline of -9.26% in short interest reflects a negative sentiment towards the stock. Despite the fact that short shares comprise just 3.83 of the overall float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) decline to 3.83.

Which companies own the most shares of Liberty Global plc (LBTYK)?

According to The Baupost Group LLC filings, the company currently owns 48,419,805 shares, which is about 16.22% of the total LBTYK shares outstanding. The investor’s shares have plunged by -5,551,502 from its previous 13-F filing of 53971307.0 shares. With the completion of the sale transaction, Dodge & Cox’s stake is now worth $243,142,241. Lyrical Asset Management LP reduced a -4.87% interest valued at $193.01 million while Artisan Partners LP sold a -145,212 stake. A total of 342,062 shares of Liberty Global plc were sold by ACR Alpine Capital Research LLC during the quarter, and -860,042 were sold by BlackRock Fund Advisors. In its current portfolio, Naya Capital Management UK Ltd. holds 6,843,892 shares valued at $145.84 million.

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