Barclays PLC (LON:BARC)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reissued by investment analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Sunday, StockTargetPrices.com reports.

BARC has been the topic of a number of other research reports. HSBC Holdings plc set a GBX 250 ($3.37) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Monday, September 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.24) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Thursday, July 20th. UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.17) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a GBX 250 ($3.37) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 226.56 ($3.05).

Barclays PLC (BARC) opened at 191.55 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 195.88 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 208.63. The company’s market cap is GBX 32.67 billion. Barclays PLC has a one year low of GBX 155.95 and a one year high of GBX 267.32.

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In related news, insider Matthew Lester bought 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.59) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($25,886.48). Also, insider Tim J. Breedon bought 3,224 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 31st. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 202 ($2.72) per share, for a total transaction of £6,512.48 ($8,780.48).

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