Barclays PLC Receives Buy Rating from Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research (BARC)
Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) traded down 0.62% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 218.00. 29,733,112 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Barclays PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 201.75 and a 52-week high of GBX 297.95. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 216.2 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 239.5. The company’s market cap is £35.634 billion.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 1 ($0.02) per share. This represents a yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 6th.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 240 ($4.03) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a GBX 275 ($4.61) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a GBX 275 ($4.61) price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 286.08 ($4.80).
Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) 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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