Shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-six ratings firms that are covering the stock. Three equities research 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 average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 197.44 ($2.44).
A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 176 ($2.18) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Thursday. BNP Paribas restated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 205 ($2.54) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Tuesday, October 4th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 175 ($2.17) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Tuesday, September 27th. HSBC upgraded Barclays PLC to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from GBX 150 ($1.86) to GBX 190 ($2.35) in a research report on Wednesday, September 21st. Finally, Jefferies Group restated an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 115 ($1.42) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Monday, September 19th.
Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) opened at 170.15 on Thursday. Barclays PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 121.10 and a 52-week high of GBX 255.75. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 23.53 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 169.78 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 163.00.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 11th were given 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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