Insider Buying: Barclays PLC (BARC) Insider Purchases 74,869 Shares of Stock
Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) insider Tristram Roberts acquired 74,869 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 29th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.52) per share, with a total value of £143,748.48 ($188,993.53).
Shares of Barclays PLC (BARC) traded down 0.93% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 191.25. 28,479,219 shares of the stock traded hands. Barclays PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 166.65 and a 12-month high of GBX 267.32. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 190.23 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 204.16. The stock’s market cap is GBX 32.62 billion.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th were given a GBX 1 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.48%.
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Several analysts have recently weighed in on BARC shares. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 240 ($3.16) price target on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Deutsche Bank AG increased their price objective on shares of Barclays PLC from GBX 229 ($3.01) to GBX 231 ($3.04) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 4th. UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.09) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, BNP Paribas set a GBX 215 ($2.83) price target on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 224 ($2.95).
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