Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) insider Matthew Lester bought 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.48) per share, for a total transaction of £19,200 ($24,796.59).

Shares of Barclays PLC (LON BARC) opened at 189.80 on Friday. The company’s market cap is GBX 32.37 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 197.57 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 209.62. Barclays PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 155.95 and a 52-week high of GBX 267.32.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1 ($0.01) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.48%.

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Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.03) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 7th. Societe Generale restated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Monday. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 250 ($3.23) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 232 ($3.00) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Monday, June 12th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 240 ($3.10) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Barclays PLC presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 226.83 ($2.93).

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