Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) has been assigned a GBX 250 ($3.26) target price by research analysts at HSBC Holdings plc in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. HSBC Holdings plc’s price target points to a potential upside of 22.07% from the stock’s previous close.

BARC has been the topic of several other reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upped their price objective on Barclays PLC to GBX 180 ($2.34) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 260 ($3.39) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Thursday, April 20th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 225 ($2.93) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. UBS Group AG set a GBX 235 ($3.06) price objective on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a GBX 250 ($3.26) price objective on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. Barclays PLC presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 226.72 ($2.95).

Barclays PLC (BARC) opened at 201.40 on Friday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 34.35 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 206.11 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 216.12. Barclays PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 155.95 and a 1-year high of GBX 267.32.

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In other news, insider Tim J. Breedon purchased 3,224 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 202 ($2.63) per share, with a total value of £6,512.48 ($8,480.90).

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