Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) insider Ian Cheshire purchased 30,000 shares of Barclays PLC stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 27th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 183 ($2.41) per share, with a total value of £54,900 ($72,446.56).

Barclays PLC (LON BARC) traded up 0.77% on Friday, reaching GBX 183.80. 88,917,554 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s market cap is GBX 31.35 billion. Barclays PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 175.46 and a 52-week high of GBX 267.32. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 190.45 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 202.17.

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A number of analysts have recently weighed in on BARC shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.17) price target on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.17) price target on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.30) price target on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 220.11 ($2.90).

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