Shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 218.06 ($2.76).
Several research analysts have commented on BARC shares. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 232 ($2.93) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.16) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Macquarie set a GBX 185 ($2.34) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, April 24th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG set a GBX 267 ($3.38) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 16th.
Shares of Barclays PLC (LON BARC) traded up 0.049% during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 205.144. 63,714,189 shares of the stock were exchanged. Barclays PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 121.10 and a 1-year high of GBX 267.32. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 209.70 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 222.00. The company’s market cap is GBX 34.72 billion.
In other Barclays PLC news, insider Ian Cheshire purchased 50,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 2nd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 210 ($2.66) per share, with a total value of £105,000 ($132,827.32).
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