Citigroup restated their sell rating on shares of Barclays (LON:BARC) in a report released on Wednesday morning.

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 240 ($3.23) target price on Barclays and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. set a GBX 250 ($3.36) price target on shares of Barclays and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 230 ($3.10) price target on shares of Barclays and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. UBS set a GBX 235 ($3.16) price target on shares of Barclays and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Barclays in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 217.89 ($2.93).

Shares of Barclays (LON:BARC) traded up GBX 0.65 ($0.01) during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 191.65 ($2.58). The company had a trading volume of 27,093,113 shares, compared to its average volume of 59,910,000. Barclays has a 52-week low of GBX 177.30 ($2.39) and a 52-week high of GBX 244.40 ($3.29).

In other Barclays news, insider Tristram Roberts acquired 74,869 shares of Barclays stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 29th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.58) per share, with a total value of £143,748.48 ($193,470.36). Also, insider Matthew Lester acquired 10,000 shares of Barclays stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.58) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($25,841.18). Insiders have acquired a total of 114,869 shares of company stock valued at $21,784,848 in the last three months.

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