First Trust Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILAK) by 33.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 88,431 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 21,958 shares during the quarter. First Trust Advisors LP owned approximately 0.05% of Liberty Global PLC worth $1,893,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of LILAK. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 13.3% in the first quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 68,471 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,578,000 after buying an additional 8,037 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 23.4% in the first quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 448,954 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,344,000 after buying an additional 85,177 shares in the last quarter. Opera Trading Capital bought a new position in shares of Liberty Global PLC in the second quarter valued at $172,000. KCG Holdings Inc. bought a new position in shares of Liberty Global PLC in the first quarter valued at $253,000. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 7.9% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 238,429 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,104,000 after buying an additional 17,545 shares in the last quarter. 51.91% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
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Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILAK) opened at 25.13 on Wednesday. The company’s market capitalization is $4.31 billion. Liberty Global PLC has a 1-year low of $19.33 and a 1-year high of $29.89. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $25.22 and a 200-day moving average of $24.56.
Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Liberty Global PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 24th.
Liberty Global PLC 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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