Barclays (NYSE:BCS) is set to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, February 22nd. Analysts expect Barclays to post earnings of $0.13 per share for the quarter.
Shares of Barclays (BCS) opened at $11.33 on Tuesday. Barclays has a 1-year low of $9.29 and a 1-year high of $12.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.78, a current ratio of 1.21 and a quick ratio of 1.19. The company has a market cap of $48,323.57, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.42, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.59 and a beta of 0.89.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in Barclays stock. State Street Corp increased its stake in shares of Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 27,113 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the period. State Street Corp’s holdings in Barclays were worth $288,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 2.37% of the company’s stock.
Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Barclays from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Barclays from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research note on Monday, November 27th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Barclays from an “overweight” rating to an “equal” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.25.
Barclays Company Profile
Barclays PLC, is a global financial services holding company. The Company is engaged in credit cards, wholesale banking, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services. The Company’s segments include Barclays UK and Barclays International. The Barclays UK segment includes the local consumer, small business, the United Kingdom wealth and credit cards business.
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