Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) received a GBX 235 ($3.17) price target from analysts at UBS AG in a report released on Monday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. UBS AG’s price objective points to a potential upside of 22.68% from the company’s current price.

Several other brokerages also recently commented on BARC. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 232 ($3.13) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 180 ($2.43) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. BNP Paribas restated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.24) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Investec restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 245 ($3.30) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 226.56 ($3.05).

Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) traded down 0.60% on Monday, hitting GBX 190.40. The stock had a trading volume of 10,585,690 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 32.47 billion. Barclays PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 155.95 and a 52 week high of GBX 267.32. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 195.88 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 208.63.

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In other news, insider Tim J. Breedon purchased 3,224 shares of Barclays PLC stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 202 ($2.72) per share, for a total transaction of £6,512.48 ($8,780.48). Also, insider Matthew Lester purchased 10,000 shares of Barclays PLC stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.59) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($25,886.48).

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