Barclays (NYSE:BCS)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Goldman Sachs Group in a research note issued on Tuesday.

Several other research analysts have also commented on the stock. Bank of America raised shares of Barclays from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Barclays from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Barclays from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.25.

Barclays (NYSE BCS) traded down $0.17 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $10.21. 2,217,204 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,986,958. The company has a quick ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 1.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $43,715.34, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.87, a PEG ratio of 0.68 and a beta of 0.95. Barclays has a twelve month low of $9.29 and a twelve month high of $12.05.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BCS. Park National Corp OH acquired a new position in Barclays during the 3rd quarter valued at $109,000. Advisor Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of Barclays in the 2nd quarter worth about $119,000. HPM Partners LLC lifted its position in Barclays by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. HPM Partners LLC now owns 11,545 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 203 shares in the last quarter. Well Done LLC acquired a new position in Barclays during the 3rd quarter worth about $130,000. Finally, ACG Wealth acquired a new position in Barclays during the 3rd quarter worth about $130,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 2.48% of the company’s stock.

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