Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) insider Matthew Lester purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.48) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($24,796.59).

Barclays PLC (BARC) traded up 0.10% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 191.55. 34,615,051 shares of the company traded hands. Barclays PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 155.95 and a 52-week high of GBX 267.32. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 32.67 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 198.10 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 209.76.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a GBX 1 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.48%.

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A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on BARC shares. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 240 ($3.10) price target on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 26th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 180 ($2.32) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. HSBC Holdings plc restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.36) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Thursday, May 18th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.23) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Friday, May 26th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 226.83 ($2.93).

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