BT Group Plc (BT)

10.57
0.14 1.34
NYSE : Communications
Prev Close 10.43
Open 10.54
Day Low/High 10.51 / 10.63
52 Wk Low/High 9.54 / 17.33
Volume 2.66M
Avg Volume 1.59M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.98B
Market Cap 20.82B
EPS 1.40
Div & Yield 0.93 (8.88%)

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U.S. Tech Stock Rebound Drives Global Markets

U.S. Tech Stock Rebound Drives Global Markets

U.S. Tech Stock Rebound Drives Global Markets

Global Financial News: Currency Markets in the Spotlight

Global Financial News: Currency Markets in the Spotlight

Here is your round-up of the financial news from around the world.

Take Advantage of U.K. Budget to Bag Some Bargains

Take Advantage of U.K. Budget to Bag Some Bargains

Investors should look at cheap, inflation-proof stocks, which could be very cheap.

News Out of Europe: Tesco Buys Booker

News Out of Europe: Tesco Buys Booker

Britain's biggest supermarket buys wholesaler Booker for $4.6 billion.

News Out of Europe: U.K. Supreme Court Rules on Brexit

News Out of Europe: U.K. Supreme Court Rules on Brexit

Parliamentary approval is needed to start the two-year process for Britain's exit from the EU.

BT Shares Hit a 3-Year Low

BT Shares Hit a 3-Year Low

Larger-than-expected write-downs have hit BT shares hard.

The Likes of Facebook and Microsoft Face More EU Regulation

The Likes of Facebook and Microsoft Face More EU Regulation

The EU's 5G action plan could bring new regulatory hurdles for U.S. tech giants.

Don't Buy the Bull on British Telecom

Fundamental analysts can buy the falling knife, but I prefer to wait for evidence that the decline is finished.

One More Time ... With Feeling

Again, for emphasis, given the large price gains (top market sector in last three months) and a flattening of the yield curve, be patient about adding to bank stocks. I have previously written about my buy entry points for the group on a market drop...

Why I Wouldn't Chase Banks Now

In response to a number of emails, I would not chase bank stocks now nor would I sell the stocks -- unless the timeframe is quite short term. Let the sector back down on profit taking after the huge move. It's a long game.

HSBC's $5 Billion Cost Cutting Measures Will Please Investors

HSBC's $5 Billion Cost Cutting Measures Will Please Investors

The correction in Germany’s blue-chip DAX index opens up opportunities for investors, one strategist said.

Today's Trades

I shorted small in SPY and QQQ. I added to longs of Ford (F), General Motors (GM), Radian (RDN) and a few closed-end municipal bond funds.

Why I Believe Banks Are Now Overbought

Here is a three-month chart of Citigroup (C) and JPMorgan (JPM) compared to the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY). I cut my teeth on the sector and have some street cred in the group, having been Putnam's bank, thrift and GSE analyst in the 1970s. I also coauthore...

Best of Times for My Bank Thesis

Stated simply, I cannot see a better set up for bank stocks than there is right now. While I wouldn't aggressively chase the strength (after a nice near-term climb -- then again, I would not chase any longs at this time) I am a buyer on any weakness...

Banks Making New Highs

Shares of many money center and regional banks that I have written about are making new highs today. I would not disturb holdings in this, my favorite long sector. Several are on my Best Ideas list, including today's addition of Midsouth Bancorp (MS...

Maverick's Re-Engaging

I am bidding across the board for banks. Maverick's re-engaging.

Banks Require Patience

"There are better starters than me but I'm a strong finisher."  -- Usain Bolt I have consistently been adding to bank stocks on weakness throughout the last few months. The group has now run up a bit into the important earnings season and I would no...

Banking on Market Expectations

If Mr. Market continues to ramp, I expect (as reflected in the breadth of my bank holdings) banks to catch up and possibly even become market leaders. Here is my rationale.

Why I'm Buying More Banks

Banking net interest margins have been very depressed over the last several years, as interest rates have hit generational lows. When coupled with deleveraging (mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act), lending cred...

Don't Bet on 'Boring' ECB Meeting

It's a case of 'buy the rumor but don't sell the fact'.

ECB's Warning to Greece Hits Markets

And four other things you need to know now.

BT Bent on Expanding U.S. Business

BT Bent on Expanding U.S. Business

BT is making inroads into U.S.-based enterprise clients despite heavy competition from domestic players, says Bas Burger, U.S. President at BT.

Risk Management Gets Outsourced

Risk Management Gets Outsourced

Companies face such a variety of risks, that they now outsource that managemant rather than keeping it in house.

All Things Being Equinix

All Things Being Equinix

Its customers include network providers, IT companies, social media and enterprise/financial firms.

These Two International Telecoms Rule

TI and BT yield a high-dividend and can help to diversify your portfolio.