Liberum Capital reiterated their buy rating on shares of ITV (LON:ITV) in a research note published on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on the company. Berenberg Bank reiterated a hold rating and issued a GBX 125 ($1.63) price objective on shares of ITV in a report on Wednesday, September 11th. UBS Group reiterated a neutral rating on shares of ITV in a report on Thursday, July 25th. Barclays dropped their target price on ITV from GBX 130 ($1.70) to GBX 125 ($1.63) and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 25th. Bank of America reissued an underperform rating on shares of ITV in a research report on Tuesday, September 3rd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their target price on ITV from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 170 ($2.22) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 25th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. ITV has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 141.17 ($1.84).

LON ITV opened at GBX 125.20 ($1.64) on Friday. ITV has a 12 month low of GBX 102.65 ($1.34) and a 12 month high of GBX 165.80 ($2.17). The company’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 112.72 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 119.40. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.04 billion and a PE ratio of 11.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 181.11, a current ratio of 0.97 and a quick ratio of 0.72.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 24th will be given a GBX 2.60 ($0.03) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 24th. This represents a yield of 2.3%. ITV’s payout ratio is 0.72%.

In related news, insider Mary Harris acquired 3,113 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 28th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 108 ($1.41) per share, with a total value of £3,362.04 ($4,393.10).

ITV Company Profile

ITV plc, an integrated producer broadcaster, creates, owns, and distributes content on various platforms worldwide. It operates through Broadcast & Online, and ITV Studios segments. The Broadcast & Online segment broadcasts various contents on its family of free-to-air channels, including ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITVBe, ITV Encore, CITV, ITV Breakfast, CITV Breakfast, and various related +1 and HD equivalents; and offers television advertising services.

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