UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.12) price objective on Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) in a report published on Friday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

BARC has been the topic of several other reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc upped their price objective on shares of Barclays PLC to GBX 180 ($2.39) and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. HSBC Holdings plc set a GBX 250 ($3.32) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Societe Generale reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Monday, September 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.19) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a sell rating and issued a GBX 170 ($2.26) price objective on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Barclays PLC currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 224 ($2.98).

Shares of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) traded up 1.93% on Friday, hitting GBX 195.70. 47,803,754 shares of the stock traded hands. The company’s market cap is GBX 33.37 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 190.14 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 202.97. Barclays PLC has a one year low of GBX 175.46 and a one year high of GBX 267.32.

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In other news, insider Tristram Roberts acquired 74,869 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 29th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.55) per share, for a total transaction of £143,748.48 ($191,002.50). Also, insider Tim J. Breedon acquired 3,224 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 31st. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 202 ($2.68) per share, with a total value of £6,512.48 ($8,653.31). Insiders bought 88,093 shares of company stock valued at $16,946,096 over the last quarter.

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