Shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty-six research firms that are covering the firm. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 197.44 ($2.41).
A number of brokerages have recently commented on BARC. Independent Research GmbH set a GBX 130 ($1.58) price target on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 24th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 175 ($2.13) price target on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd. BNP Paribas reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 220 ($2.68) price target on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Tuesday, June 21st. Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 185 ($2.25) price target on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Friday, September 9th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 150 ($1.83) price target on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Wednesday, August 31st.
Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) opened at 169.55 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 170.03 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 163.28. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 23.45 billion. Barclays PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 121.10 and a 12 month high of GBX 255.75.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 11th were issued a dividend of GBX 1 ($0.01) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 11th. This represents a yield of 0.65%.
Barclays PLC Company Profile
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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