UBS AG set a GBX 220 ($2.89) target price on Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) in a research report released on Monday morning, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on BARC. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.29) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 250 ($3.29) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.16) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.16) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reduced their target price on Barclays PLC from GBX 180 ($2.37) to GBX 160 ($2.10) and set a neutral rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 217.12 ($2.86).

Barclays PLC (LON BARC) opened at GBX 179.70 ($2.36) on Monday. Barclays PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 175.46 ($2.31) and a 52 week high of GBX 267.32 ($3.52).

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In other Barclays PLC news, insider Matthew Lester acquired 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.53) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($25,253.19). Also, insider Tristram Roberts acquired 74,869 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.53) per share, with a total value of £143,748.48 ($189,068.10). Over the last three months, insiders bought 114,869 shares of company stock valued at $21,784,848.

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