Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio maintained its stake in shares of Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 261,260 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio’s holdings in Barclays PLC were worth $2,937,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Fisher Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Barclays PLC by 8.2% in the first quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 16,887,203 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $189,812,000 after buying an additional 1,277,657 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Barclays PLC by 4.8% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 11,929,971 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $134,093,000 after buying an additional 550,996 shares during the last quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP raised its stake in shares of Barclays PLC by 0.5% in the first quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP now owns 5,559,628 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $62,490,000 after buying an additional 26,026 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its stake in shares of Barclays PLC by 15.1% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 2,744,953 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $30,853,000 after buying an additional 359,169 shares during the last quarter. Finally, CIBC World Markets Inc. raised its stake in shares of Barclays PLC by 6.0% in the first quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 1,001,507 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $11,257,000 after buying an additional 56,457 shares during the last quarter. 2.47% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) opened at 10.94 on Monday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $10.64 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.06. The stock has a market cap of $46.29 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.58 and a beta of 0.93. Barclays PLC has a 52 week low of $7.79 and a 52 week high of $12.05.

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BCS has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) lowered Barclays PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised Barclays PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 29th. BidaskClub raised Barclays PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. UBS AG raised Barclays PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. Finally, Macquarie lowered Barclays PLC from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, April 21st. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. Barclays PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.09.

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