Goldman Sachs Group Inc set a GBX 170 ($2.24) target price on Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) in a research report released on Monday. The firm currently has a sell rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

BARC has been the topic of a number of other reports. set a GBX 250 ($3.29) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Societe Generale reiterated a buy rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Monday, September 11th. UBS Group AG set a GBX 220 ($2.89) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 240 ($3.16) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reiterated a sell rating and issued a GBX 170 ($2.24) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Barclays PLC presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 217.28 ($2.86).

Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) opened at GBX 188.75 ($2.48) on Monday. Barclays PLC has a 1 year low of GBX 177.30 ($2.33) and a 1 year high of GBX 267.32 ($3.52).

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In related news, insider Tristram Roberts purchased 74,869 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 29th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.53) per share, for a total transaction of £143,748.48 ($189,068.10). Also, insider Ian Cheshire purchased 30,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, October 27th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 183 ($2.41) per share, with a total value of £54,900 ($72,208.34). In the last 90 days, insiders acquired 114,869 shares of company stock valued at $21,784,848.

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