Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) has been given a GBX 215 ($2.85) price objective by stock analysts at BNP Paribas in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. BNP Paribas’ target price points to a potential upside of 11.78% from the stock’s current price.

Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 240 ($3.18) price objective on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price objective on Barclays PLC from GBX 229 ($3.04) to GBX 231 ($3.06) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 4th. UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.12) price objective on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.32) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 224.83 ($2.98).

Barclays PLC (LON BARC) opened at 190.00 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 191.06 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 205.63. Barclays PLC has a one year low of GBX 164.40 and a one year high of GBX 267.32. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 32.40 billion.

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In other news, insider Tim J. Breedon acquired 3,224 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 31st. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 202 ($2.68) per share, for a total transaction of £6,512.48 ($8,638.39). Also, insider Matthew Lester acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.55) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($25,467.57). In the last 90 days, insiders purchased 88,093 shares of company stock valued at $16,946,096.

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