Shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nineteen analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 230.93 ($3.11).

Several research firms have issued reports on BARC. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 180 ($2.42) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 225 ($3.03) target price on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, May 29th. Berenberg Bank reissued a “sell” rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.69) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Investec reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 245 ($3.29) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Wednesday, June 7th.

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In related news, insider Tim J. Breedon bought 3,224 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 31st. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 202 ($2.72) per share, for a total transaction of £6,512.48 ($8,758.04). 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 ($2.58) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($25,820.33).

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

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