Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed their sell rating on shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) in a report published on Sunday morning.

BARC has been the topic of a number of other research reports. UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.17) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 231 ($3.11) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 250 ($3.37) price objective on Barclays PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 232 ($3.13) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Monday, June 12th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 240 ($3.24) price objective on Barclays PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a research 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 issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 226.56 ($3.05).

Shares of Barclays PLC (BARC) opened at 189.65 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 32.34 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 195.88 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 208.63. Barclays PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 155.95 and a 52 week high of GBX 267.32.

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The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th were issued a GBX 1 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 10th. This represents a yield of 0.48%.

In other news, insider Matthew Lester acquired 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.59) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($25,886.48). Also, insider Tim J. Breedon acquired 3,224 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 202 ($2.72) per share, with a total value of £6,512.48 ($8,780.48).

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