Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the nineteen analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have given a hold recommendation and nine have assigned a buy recommendation to the company.

Several research firms have weighed in on BCS. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Monday, August 14th. BidaskClub lowered Barclays PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. ValuEngine raised Barclays PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, BNP Paribas lowered Barclays PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th.

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Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BCS. Park National Corp OH bought a new stake in shares of Barclays PLC during the 3rd quarter valued at $109,000. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new stake in shares of Barclays PLC during the 2nd quarter valued at $110,000. Advisor Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of Barclays PLC during the 2nd quarter valued at $119,000. HPM Partners LLC lifted its position in shares of Barclays PLC by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. HPM Partners LLC now owns 11,545 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $122,000 after acquiring an additional 203 shares during the period. Finally, Well Done LLC bought a new stake in shares of Barclays PLC during the 3rd quarter valued at $130,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 2.46% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) opened at $10.04 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $42,607.54, a P/E ratio of 14.49, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.66 and a beta of 0.92. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.78, a current ratio of 1.21 and a quick ratio of 1.19. Barclays PLC has a 12 month low of $9.29 and a 12 month high of $12.05.

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