Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) traded up 0% during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as GBX 187.80 ($2.47) and last traded at GBX 189.35 ($2.49). 20,703,284 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 64% from the average session volume of 57,260,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 189.35 ($2.49).
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.09) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 180 ($2.37) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.29) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.16) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 217.28 ($2.86).
In related news, insider Matthew Lester purchased 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.53) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($25,253.19). Also, insider Tristram Roberts purchased 74,869 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.53) per share, with a total value of £143,748.48 ($189,068.10). Insiders have bought 114,869 shares of company stock worth $21,784,848 in the last quarter.
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