Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Barclays (BARC)

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Barclays (LON: BARC):

  • 5/14/2019 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc.
  • 4/29/2019 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They now have a GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on the stock.
  • 4/26/2019 – Barclays was given a new GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 4/25/2019 – Barclays was given a new GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 4/25/2019 – Barclays was given a new GBX 230 ($3.01) price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 4/25/2019 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at UBS Group AG. They now have a GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on the stock.
  • 4/25/2019 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 4/18/2019 – Barclays was downgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp to a “neutral” rating.
  • 4/16/2019 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Financial Group Inc. They now have a GBX 280 ($3.66) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 263 ($3.44).
  • 4/9/2019 – Barclays had its price target lowered by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from GBX 235 ($3.07) to GBX 230 ($3.01). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 4/9/2019 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Financial Group Inc.
  • 4/9/2019 – Barclays was given a new GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 4/4/2019 – Barclays had its “top pick” rating reaffirmed by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. They now have a GBX 240 ($3.14) price target on the stock.
  • 3/29/2019 – Barclays was given a new GBX 240 ($3.14) price target on by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 3/25/2019 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They now have a GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on the stock.
  • 3/19/2019 – Barclays was given a new GBX 190 ($2.48) price target on by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Shares of LON:BARC traded up GBX 0.68 ($0.01) during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 160.68 ($2.10). 20,784,905 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 50,310,000. The firm has a market cap of $27.69 billion and a PE ratio of 8.33. Barclays PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 145 ($1.89) and a 12-month high of GBX 216.80 ($2.83).

In related news, insider Crawford S. Gillies bought 30,000 shares of Barclays stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 9th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 158 ($2.06) per share, with a total value of £47,400 ($61,936.50).

Barclays PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services in the United Kingdom, other European countries, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The company operates through Barclays UK and Barclays International divisions. It offers financial services, including retail banking, credit cards, wholesale banking, investment banking, wealth management, and investment management services.

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