Were Analysts Bearish Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) This Week?

January 14, 2018 - By Vivian Park

 Were Analysts Bearish Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) This Week?

Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) Ratings Coverage

Among 28 analysts covering Barclays PLC (LON:BARC), 18 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Barclays PLC had 347 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, April 4. HSBC maintained the shares of BARC in report on Friday, August 7 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 2 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 1 by Investec. Citigroup maintained Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) on Thursday, April 28 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Monday, July 27 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 14 by Societe Generale. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, August 11. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, March 1 by Haitong Securities. The rating was maintained by Investec on Friday, July 28 with “Buy”. Below is a list of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) latest ratings and price target changes.

10/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: GBX 230.00 New Target: GBX 215.00 Downgrade
07/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 216.00 New Target: GBX 205.00 Maintain
06/12/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Sell Maintain
29/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Sell Maintain
29/11/2017 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Hold New Target: GBX 200.00 Maintain
28/11/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy Maintain
29/11/2017 Broker: HSBC Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 240.00 New Target: GBX 240.00 Maintain
29/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 230.00 New Target: GBX 230.00 Maintain
28/11/2017 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
27/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 230.00 New Target: GBX 230.00 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.82% or GBX 1.6 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 194.5. About 51.99M shares traded or 3.94% up from the average. Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) has 0.00% since January 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Barclays PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of 33.17 billion GBP. It offers personal and business banking services, credit cards, transactional and other lending products, and investment services and products. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides financial advice, primary capital raising and capital markets execution, risk and liquidity management, sales and trading, consumer payments, and wealth management services.

More notable recent Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Form 8.3 – LADBROKES CORAL GROUP PLC” on January 12, 2018, also Bloomberg.com with their article: “Fired Barclays Trader Sues to Win Back Job Lost in FX Probe” published on January 09, 2018, Bloomberg.com published: “Barclays in Talks With SFO on Qatar-Probe Deal” on December 18, 2017. More interesting news about Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) were released by: Fool.Co.Uk and their article: “Barclays plc isn’t the FTSE 100 dividend stock I’d buy for 2018” published on January 13, 2018 as well as Bloomberg.com‘s news article titled: “Barclays Takes $1.3 Billion One-Time Hit From US Tax Bill” with publication date: December 27, 2017.

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