Barclays PLC (BARC) Trading 1.1% Higher

Barclays PLC (LON:BARC)’s share price traded up 1.1% on Tuesday . The company traded as high as GBX 192.80 ($2.56) and last traded at GBX 191.35 ($2.54). 35,957,387 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 4% from the average session volume of 34,641,800 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 189.25 ($2.51).

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) increased their target price on Barclays PLC to GBX 180 ($2.39) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. HSBC Holdings plc set a GBX 250 ($3.32) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Monday, September 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.19) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.12) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 224 ($2.98).

The stock’s market cap is GBX 32.81 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 189.96 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 203.10.

In other news, insider Matthew Lester bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.55) per share, for a total transaction of

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) increased their target price on Barclays PLC to GBX 180 ($2.39) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. HSBC Holdings plc set a GBX 250 ($3.32) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Monday, September 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.19) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.12) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 224 ($2.98).

The stock’s market cap is GBX 32.81 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 189.96 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 203.10.

In other news, insider Matthew Lester bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.55) per share, for a total transaction of £19,200 ($25,511.56). Also, insider Tristram Roberts bought 74,869 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.55) per share, with a total value of £143,748.48 ($191,002.50). Over the last quarter, insiders have bought 88,093 shares of company stock valued at $16,946,096.

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