Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) insider Mary Anne Citrino bought 2,000 shares of Barclays stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 11th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 176 ($2.29) per share, for a total transaction of £3,520 ($4,585.12).

Shares of BARC stock traded down GBX 2.52 ($0.03) during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 172.22 ($2.24). 40,299,065 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 50,310,000. Barclays PLC has a fifty-two week low of GBX 177.30 ($2.31) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 235.35 ($3.07).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.50 ($0.03) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.32%. This is an increase from Barclays’s previous dividend of $2.00.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 250 ($3.26) target price on shares of Barclays and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 17th. Goldman Sachs Group increased their price objective on shares of Barclays from GBX 210 ($2.74) to GBX 220 ($2.87) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, May 28th. UBS Group set a GBX 240 ($3.13) price objective on shares of Barclays and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 11th. HSBC increased their price objective on shares of Barclays from GBX 240 ($3.13) to GBX 260 ($3.39) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 20th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Barclays has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 227.63 ($2.97).

Barclays Company Profile

Barclays PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services in the United Kingdom, other European countries, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The company operates through Barclays UK and Barclays International divisions. It offers personal and business banking services; credit and debit cards; international banking; and private banking services, which include investment, wealth planning, and credit and specialist solutions to high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients, and family offices.

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