Royal Bank Of Canada set a GBX 200 ($2.63) target price on Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on BARC. Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Friday, July 28th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 180 ($2.37) price target on Barclays PLC and gave the stock a sell rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.16) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. UBS AG set a GBX 235 ($3.09) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a GBX 250 ($3.29) price target on Barclays PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 217.12 ($2.86).

Shares of Barclays PLC (LON BARC) traded down GBX 0.25 ($0.00) during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 178.90 ($2.35). 100,842,113 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 47,090,000. Barclays PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 177.30 ($2.33) and a 12-month high of GBX 267.32 ($3.52).

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In other news, insider Matthew Lester bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.53) per share, with a total value of £19,200 ($25,253.19). Also, insider Tristram Roberts bought 74,869 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.53) per share, with a total value of £143,748.48 ($189,068.10). Insiders have purchased a total of 114,869 shares of company stock valued at $21,784,848 in the last 90 days.

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