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Barclays (NYSE:BCS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by research analysts at Investec in a report released on Wednesday.

Barclays (NYSE:BCS) traded up 4.23% on Wednesday, hitting $15.52. The stock had a trading volume of 4,158,585 shares. Barclays has a one year low of $13.96 and a one year high of $19.59. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $15.15 and a 200-day moving average of $16.42. The company has a market cap of $63.034 billion and a P/E ratio of 47.12.

Barclays (NYSE:BCS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.11. On average, analysts predict that Barclays will post $1.72 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research note on Wednesday. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd upgraded shares of Barclays to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $146.50.

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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