Barclays (BARC) – Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Barclays (LON: BARC) in the last few weeks:

  • 10/25/2018 – Barclays had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a GBX 250 ($3.27) price target on the stock.
  • 10/25/2018 – Barclays was given a new GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 10/25/2018 – Barclays had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 240 ($3.14) to GBX 243 ($3.18). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/25/2018 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank.
  • 10/24/2018 – Barclays had its “sector perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on the stock.
  • 10/24/2018 – Barclays was given a new GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on by analysts at Cfra. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/24/2018 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at UBS Group AG. They now have a GBX 240 ($3.14) price target on the stock.
  • 10/24/2018 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 10/23/2018 – Barclays was given a new GBX 215 ($2.81) price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 10/17/2018 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at UBS Group AG. They now have a GBX 240 ($3.14) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 235 ($3.07).
  • 10/12/2018 – Barclays was given a new GBX 240 ($3.14) price target on by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/4/2018 – Barclays was given a new GBX 235 ($3.07) price target on by analysts at UBS Group AG. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/2/2018 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. They now have a GBX 270 ($3.53) price target on the stock.
  • 10/1/2018 – Barclays was upgraded by analysts at Berenberg Bank to a “buy” rating. They now have a GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 200 ($2.61).
  • 9/24/2018 – Barclays was given a new GBX 240 ($3.14) price target on by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 9/19/2018 – Barclays had its price target lowered by analysts at Investec from GBX 230 ($3.01) to GBX 220 ($2.87). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 9/18/2018 – Barclays had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 239 ($3.12) to GBX 240 ($3.14). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 9/12/2018 – Barclays had its price target lowered by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from GBX 215 ($2.81) to GBX 210 ($2.74). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 9/11/2018 – Barclays was given a new GBX 250 ($3.27) price target on by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 9/10/2018 – Barclays had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Societe Generale. They now have a GBX 250 ($3.27) price target on the stock.
  • 9/5/2018 – Barclays had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.
  • 9/5/2018 – Barclays was given a new GBX 250 ($3.27) price target on by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

Shares of LON:BARC traded down GBX 3.28 ($0.04) on Tuesday, reaching GBX 169.72 ($2.22). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 10,136,939 shares, compared to its average volume of 50,310,000. Barclays PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 177.30 ($2.32) and a 52-week high of GBX 235.35 ($3.08).

In other news, insider Tim J. Breedon purchased 3,859 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 10th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 190 ($2.48) per share, with a total value of £7,332.10 ($9,580.69). Also, insider James E. Staley purchased 168,860 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 28th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 174 ($2.27) per share, with a total value of £293,816.40 ($383,923.17). Insiders acquired a total of 224,719 shares of company stock valued at $39,966,850 over the last three months.



Barclays PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services in the United Kingdom, other European countries, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The company operates through Barclays UK and Barclays International divisions. It offers personal and business banking services; credit and debit cards; international banking; and private banking services, which include investment, wealth planning, and credit and specialist solutions to high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients, and family offices.

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