Shares of Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) gapped up prior to trading on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $10.17, but opened at $10.62. Barclays shares last traded at $10.69, with a volume of 13124946 shares trading hands.
BCS has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. UBS Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Barclays from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Macquarie upgraded shares of Barclays from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. Finally, Bank of America upgraded shares of Barclays from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.25.
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 $45,253.01, a price-to-earnings ratio of -89.08, a P/E/G ratio of 0.55 and a beta of 0.89.
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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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