Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI lifted its holdings in Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) by 85.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 124,291 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 57,308 shares during the period. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI’s holdings in Barclays PLC were worth $1,316,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of Barclays PLC by 13.6% in the second quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 19,187,695 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $203,198,000 after acquiring an additional 2,300,492 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position 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 acquiring an additional 550,996 shares in the last quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP increased its position in shares of Barclays PLC by 0.8% in the second quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP now owns 5,602,988 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $59,336,000 after acquiring an additional 43,360 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position 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 acquiring an additional 359,169 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Causeway Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Barclays PLC by 3.7% in the first quarter. Causeway Capital Management LLC now owns 1,510,537 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $16,978,000 after acquiring an additional 54,505 shares in the last quarter. 2.47% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Wednesday. ValuEngine lowered shares of Barclays PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub lowered shares of Barclays PLC from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Finally, Morgan Stanley restated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.09.

In other Barclays PLC news, major shareholder Plc Barclays sold 37 shares of Barclays PLC stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $100,000.00, for a total transaction of $3,700,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 0.02% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) opened at 9.69 on Thursday. Barclays PLC has a 1-year low of $8.02 and a 1-year high of $12.05. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $10.40 and its 200-day moving average is $10.76. The company’s market capitalization is $41.31 billion.

Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.01. Barclays PLC had a positive return on equity of 2.57% and a negative net margin of 2.65%. The business had revenue of $6.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.22 billion. Equities research analysts predict that Barclays PLC will post $0.86 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a None dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.051 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 9th. This represents a yield of 1.95%. Barclays PLC’s dividend payout ratio is currently -88.23%.

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