Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. currently has a GBX 175 ($2.28) price target on the financial services provider’s stock.
A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. BNP Paribas reissued an outperform rating and set a GBX 205 ($2.68) price target on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. HSBC raised shares of Barclays PLC to a buy rating and increased their price objective for the company from GBX 150 ($1.96) to GBX 190 ($2.48) in a report on Wednesday, September 21st. Jefferies Group reaffirmed an underperform rating and set a GBX 115 ($1.50) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Monday, September 19th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Thursday, September 15th. Finally, Societe Generale reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 185 ($2.41) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Thursday, September 15th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 197.44 ($2.58).
Shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) opened at 162.65 on Tuesday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 22.49 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 167.46 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 162.21. Barclays PLC has a one year low of GBX 121.10 and a one year high of GBX 259.50.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 11th were paid a GBX 1 ($0.01) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.65%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 11th.
About Barclays PLC
Barclays PLC is a global financial services holding company. The Company is engaged in retail banking, credit cards, wholesale banking, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services. The Company’s segments include Barclays UK and Barclays Corporate & International. The Barclays UK segment incorporates the UK Personal, small UK Corporate and UK Wealth businesses, and the Barclaycard UK consumer credit cards business.
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