Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research note issued on Monday.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Friday, August 11th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Monday, August 14th. BidaskClub cut Barclays PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 14th. ValuEngine upgraded Barclays PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, BNP Paribas cut Barclays PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.25.

Barclays PLC (NYSE BCS) opened at $9.76 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 1.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.78. Barclays PLC has a 52 week low of $9.29 and a 52 week high of $12.05. The firm has a market capitalization of $41,584.96, a PE ratio of 16.54, a P/E/G ratio of 0.64 and a beta of 0.92.

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Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of BCS. Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Barclays PLC by 7.6% during the 3rd quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 20,654,732 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $213,776,000 after purchasing an additional 1,467,037 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Barclays PLC by 10.7% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 13,209,959 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $139,893,000 after buying an additional 1,279,988 shares during the period. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership raised its position in shares of Barclays PLC by 14.0% during the 2nd quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 5,904,900 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $62,533,000 after buying an additional 724,794 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in shares of Barclays PLC by 21.0% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 3,322,237 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $35,182,000 after buying an additional 577,284 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Trust Corp raised its position in shares of Barclays PLC by 9.3% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 6,136,590 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $64,986,000 after buying an additional 521,524 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 2.46% of the company’s stock.

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