Barclays Receives “Buy” Rating from Numis Securities Ltd (BCS)
Barclays (NYSE:BCS) traded down 1.27% on Tuesday, hitting $14.81. The stock had a trading volume of 1,790,781 shares. Barclays has a 1-year low of $13.96 and a 1-year high of $19.59. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $14.77 and its 200-day moving average is $15.89. The company has a market cap of $60.521 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.05.
Barclays (NYSE:BCS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 30th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter. Analysts expect that Barclays will post $1.60 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.067 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 6th.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Investec reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research note on Tuesday. Separately, analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research note on Tuesday. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy”.
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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