Barclays PLC’s (BARC) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG reissued their buy rating on shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) in a report published on Tuesday morning. They currently have a GBX 231 ($3.11) price objective on the financial services provider’s stock.

Several other research analysts have also commented on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) raised their price objective on shares of Barclays PLC to GBX 180 ($2.43) and gave the company a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. HSBC Holdings plc set a GBX 250 ($3.37) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Societe Generale reissued a buy rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Monday, September 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a neutral rating and issued a GBX 225 ($3.03) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Finally, UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.17) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 7th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 226.56 ($3.05).

Shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) opened at 186.05 on Tuesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 31.73 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 195.88 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 208.63. Barclays PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 155.95 and a 12-month high of GBX 267.32.

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The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th were given a dividend of GBX 1 ($0.01) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.48%.

In other Barclays PLC news, insider Matthew Lester bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.59) per share, for a total transaction of £19,200 ($25,886.48). Also, insider Tim J. Breedon bought 3,224 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 202 ($2.72) per share, for a total transaction of £6,512.48 ($8,780.48).

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