Barclays Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank (BCS)
Shares of Barclays (NYSE:BCS) traded up 1.99% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $14.84. The stock had a trading volume of 5,818,945 shares. Barclays has a 52 week low of $15.32 and a 52 week high of $19.59. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $16.41 and a 200-day moving average of $16.92. The company has a market cap of $60.273 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.04.
Barclays (NYSE:BCS) last released its earnings data on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.11. Analysts expect that Barclays will post $1.85 EPS for the current fiscal year.
BCS has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Barclays in a research note on Friday. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research note on Friday. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs upgraded shares of Barclays from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Barclays presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $280.00.
Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) is a global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, wholesale banking, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services.
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