Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) traded down 0% during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as GBX 190.55 ($2.56) and last traded at GBX 191.70 ($2.58). 39,166,878 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 35% from the average session volume of 59,910,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 191.70 ($2.58).

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.69) price objective on shares of Barclays in a report on Monday, August 7th. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 240 ($3.23) price objective on Barclays and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. set a GBX 250 ($3.36) price target on Barclays and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 230 ($3.10) price target on Barclays and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, UBS set a GBX 235 ($3.16) price target on Barclays and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 218.47 ($2.94).

In other Barclays news, insider Matthew Lester acquired 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.58) per share, for a total transaction of £19,200 ($25,841.18). Also, insider Tristram Roberts acquired 74,869 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 29th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 192 ($2.58) per share, for a total transaction of £143,748.48 ($193,470.36). Insiders acquired 114,869 shares of company stock worth $21,784,848 in the last 90 days.

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