Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) currently has a daily average trading volume of 5.24M but it saw 25241112 shares traded on Thursday. With a market cap of 28.49B USD, stock’s current market price of $6.98 came rising about 2.80 while comparing to the previous closing price of $6.79. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $9.44 and as low as $5.89. In the recent trading on the day, stock has struck highest price mark of $7.02 while lowest mark touched by it was $6.78.
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Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Barclays PLC (BCS) gives us an average price of $8.02, while its current price level is -26.02% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 18.61% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $8.59 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $7.84. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 3.62% during that period while stretching the period over a month that decreases to 2.05%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 25.83 which implies that the stock is in oversold territory.
Barclays PLC (BCS)’s stock is currently under the radar of 21 analysts who are in consensus at a 12-month price target range of between $7.74 and $15.30 for company’s shares. The average price target assigned by the average number of analysts to a stock is a way to gauge worth of any stock in next 52 weeks. And in assigning price target to a stock, some analysts adopt a bearish approach by advocating lower-than-average price target which in this case is $7.74 while some adopt bullish approach by assigning higher-than-average price target which reads the price to top $15.30. Average price target assigned by them is $11.23 which highlights an upside potential of 37.85% for the stock over that period. And to attain the median price target of $11.23 assigned by those analysts, stock has to add about 37.85% of value to its current levels.
Data by FactSet Research shows that 21 analysts have issued their ratings for the stock. 0 of them are in opinions that stock is a Sell, while 0 are advising it as an Overweight. 12 analysts suggested the investors to Buy the stock while 8 advised them to Hold. Recommendations by all of those brokerages imply a consensus rating of Overweight for the stock and that issued by Wall Street to investors is Hold.
Over the week, BCS’s stock price is moving -10.17% down while it is -24.30% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is -10.51% down and over the past year, the stock is showing a downside performance of -21.92%.
Currently, Barclays PLC’s total number of outstanding shares is 4.00B with 0.00% of that held by the insiders while 3.58% of its common stock has been owned by the institutions. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at 2.60%. It has a price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) of 4.91. Stock’s beta reads 1.41. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 0.34 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 1.20.
As per SEC documents, DFA International Value Series shunned 7,035,082 of company’s common stock of worth $59.52 million as per recent closing price of the stock. DFA International Value Series is not the only institutional holder which restructured its stake in Barclays PLC, as DFA International Core Equity Por dumped 3,098,314 shares of worth $26.21 million to bring its holdings to a total of 97250.0 shares.
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