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Current Price:  
308.35p
on 21-07-2017 at 17:09:37
Change:   2.45p fall 0.79 %
Buy:   308.95p
Sell:   308.30p
   

BT Group is a large telecommunications and media company and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 share price index. The company is the legacy of the national telecommunication system in the UK. Early providers of telephony had been nationalised in the late 19th century and were later passed over to the Post Office. Having become a separate division the British Telecom brand was introduced in the early 1980s to prepare the division for privatisation. The telecoms market was opened to competition in 1982 and public shares in BT were offered in 1984 with the UK government divesting all their ownership of the company by the early 1990s. The private company shortly afterwards entered the Irish telecoms and internet service market.

The company also had an interest in the GSM mobile phone market in the early 1990s through the launch of Cellnet, which became BT Cellnet and later o2, until it was divested as a separate entity in 2000. The privatisation of BT also left the company with ownership of the 'Yellow Pages' information directory. This was spun off as a separate entity in 2001 allowing BT to move its focus towards offering innovative network solutions. The company now offers home entertainment services through the BT Home Hub system. BT retains a universal service requirement throughout Britain for maintaining the physical network and currently operates maintainance services under the BT Openreach brand. In the year ending 2008 the company showed a pre-tax net profit of £1.9 billion on revenues of £20.7 billion. The company has significant international interests and employs over 100,000 people across more than 70 countries.

BT Group (BT.A, BT.A.L, LON:BT.A) Price Details (LSE MAIN Listed Equity)
Last Trade: Buy 500,000 at 309.19p Days Range: 307.30 - 314.65p
Day's Volume: 13,743,933 52wk Range: 282.00 - 414.35p
Last Close: 308.35p Market Capitalisation:* £ 30.58 bn
Open: 311.60p VWAP: 309.32p
ISIN: GB0030913577 Shares in Issue: 9.92 bn
Sector:  Fixed Line Telecommunications    Listed in:  UK All SharesEuropean first 300UK technology All SharesUK 100UK 350

Ex-Divs Expected to Take 2.15 Points off FTSE on Thursday

News - Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Thursday will see several companies in the FTSE 100 go ex-dividend, which means that new investors will no longer qualify for the latest payment of dividends. Reuters has calculated the likely adjustment to prices as a result of the move, and expects that it will cause the UK’s leading index to fall by 2.15 points.

FTSE 100 CEOs Still Paid Too Much

News - Sunday, May 22, 2016

According to new guidelines recommended by ShareSoc - the UK Individual Shareholders Society, the pay packages enjoyed by those who lead FTSE 100 companies are ‘too high’ currently, and they should be reduced to lower than half of their current amounts.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Buy500000309.19p720838479912718336Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:09:06 - 21/07
Buy125309.72p8429299319263296Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:03:29 - 21/07
Sell6268308.17p722656246974468096Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:02:08 - 21/07
Buy83938308.57p64584311745105984Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:50:48 - 21/07
Buy501309.69p766396192574754816Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:49:05 - 21/07
Buy43083310.43p442208830988832832Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:45:44 - 21/07
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
21 Jul 2017 (Fri) 311.60 314.65 307.30 308.35 13,743,933
20 Jul 2017 (Thu) 306.20 310.95 305.20 310.80 14,806,312
19 Jul 2017 (Wed) 305.00 306.40 302.70 305.15 7,826,984
18 Jul 2017 (Tue) 302.25 305.40 302.05 304.25 12,968,653
17 Jul 2017 (Mon) 300.00 303.10 300.00 302.00 11,690,910
14 Jul 2017 (Fri) 302.25 302.80 299.70 300.65 15,374,327
13 Jul 2017 (Thu) 289.75 302.00 289.75 301.60 21,417,434
12 Jul 2017 (Wed) 287.50 291.20 286.75 290.10 10,166,151
11 Jul 2017 (Tue) 288.95 289.55 284.85 287.60 8,758,201
10 Jul 2017 (Mon) 288.00 289.60 286.95 288.40 7,063,399
7 Jul 2017 (Fri) 287.35 288.75 285.35 287.20 9,970,481
6 Jul 2017 (Thu) 287.75 290.55 285.90 287.65 16,330,542
5 Jul 2017 (Wed) 291.80 292.80 288.60 288.75 18,158,158
4 Jul 2017 (Tue) 290.80 293.75 290.15 291.70 11,543,294
3 Jul 2017 (Mon) 294.90 294.90 290.90 291.95 11,122,626
30 Jun 2017 (Fri) 292.35 295.50 291.20 294.75 21,222,462
29 Jun 2017 (Thu) 294.50 295.95 291.75 293.20 18,036,586
28 Jun 2017 (Wed) 289.85 295.00 288.55 294.10 26,427,782
27 Jun 2017 (Tue) 287.20 289.20 284.75 288.50 18,406,448
26 Jun 2017 (Mon) 286.75 291.10 286.30 288.20 13,508,137
23 Jun 2017 (Fri) 281.20 286.75 280.80 285.90 15,128,768
22 Jun 2017 (Thu) 283.00 283.40 276.60 282.00 18,827,385
21 Jun 2017 (Wed) 285.55 285.85 280.80 283.20 20,766,132

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