Barclays PLC (BARC) Given a GBX 220 Price Target at UBS AG
UBS AG set a GBX 220 ($2.89) price target on Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) in a research note published on Tuesday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock.
A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an overweight rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.16) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. BNP Paribas reissued an outperform rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.16) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Citigroup Inc. reissued a sell rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a sell rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG boosted their target price 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. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 217.12 ($2.86).
Shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) opened at GBX 185 ($2.43) on Tuesday. Barclays PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 177.30 ($2.33) and a 52 week high of GBX 267.32 ($3.52).
In related news, insider Ian Cheshire bought 30,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 27th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 183 ($2.41) per share, for a total transaction of £54,900 ($72,208.34). Also, insider Matthew Lester bought 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.53) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($25,253.19). Insiders have bought 114,869 shares of company stock valued at $21,784,848 in the last 90 days.
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