Media stories about Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LILA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Global earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.2082906996809 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Liberty Global (LILA) traded up $0.31 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $21.72. 355,500 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 314,611. Liberty Global has a 52-week low of $19.65 and a 52-week high of $28.11.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on LILA shares. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Liberty Global from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $22.00 to $26.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Macquarie cut shares of Liberty Global from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the stock from $35.00 to $25.00 in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. upgraded shares of Liberty Global from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Barclays lowered their price target on shares of Liberty Global from $25.00 to $24.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada set a $29.00 price target on shares of Liberty Global and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price 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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