Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 180 ($2.37) price objective on Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) in a report released on Monday morning. The firm currently has a sell rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.09) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a hold rating and set a GBX 232 ($3.05) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Monday, June 12th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.29) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Friday, June 30th. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.29) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. dropped their price objective on shares of Barclays PLC from GBX 180 ($2.37) to GBX 160 ($2.10) and set a neutral rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Barclays PLC currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 224 ($2.95).

Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) opened at 189.55 on Monday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 190.37 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 204.69. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 32.33 billion. Barclays PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 164.40 and a 12 month high of GBX 267.32.

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

In related news, insider Tristram Roberts acquired 74,869 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 29th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.52) per share, for a total transaction of £143,748.48 ($188,993.53). Also, insider Matthew Lester acquired 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.52) per share, for a total transaction of £19,200 ($25,243.23). Over the last quarter, insiders acquired 88,093 shares of company stock worth $16,946,096.

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