Barclays (NYSE:BCS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at UBS in a report released on Monday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports.

Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Barclays from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. BidaskClub downgraded Barclays from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Berenberg Bank upgraded Barclays from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group restated a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.25.

Shares of Barclays (NYSE:BCS) opened at $10.51 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $44,784.29, a PE ratio of 15.23, a PEG ratio of 0.73 and a beta of 0.95. The company has a current ratio of 1.21, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.78. Barclays has a 12-month low of $9.29 and a 12-month high of $11.96.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Barclays by 50.7% during the second quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 304,051 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,220,000 after buying an additional 102,230 shares during the period. Brandes Investment Partners LP increased its stake in shares of Barclays by 0.8% during the second quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP now owns 5,602,988 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $59,336,000 after buying an additional 43,360 shares during the period. Adviser Investments LLC purchased a new position in shares of Barclays during the third quarter valued at approximately $286,000. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership increased its stake in shares of Barclays by 14.0% during the second 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. Finally, Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in shares of Barclays by 9.3% during the second 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. 2.48% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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