Barclays (NYSE:BCS)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday.

A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on BCS. Macquarie raised shares of Barclays from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. UBS reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Barclays from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays in a report on Monday, November 27th. Finally, Bank of America raised shares of Barclays from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.25.

Shares of Barclays (NYSE:BCS) opened at $10.38 on Tuesday. Barclays has a 52-week low of $9.29 and a 52-week high of $12.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.78, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 1.21. The firm has a market cap of $44,170.00, a PE ratio of 14.87, a P/E/G ratio of 0.68 and a beta of 0.95.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Barclays by 7.6% in the third quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 20,654,732 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $213,776,000 after buying an additional 1,467,037 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Barclays by 10.7% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 13,209,959 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $139,893,000 after buying an additional 1,279,988 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in shares of Barclays by 9.3% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 6,136,590 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $64,986,000 after buying an additional 521,524 shares during the period. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership increased its stake in shares of Barclays by 14.0% in the second quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 5,904,900 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $62,533,000 after buying an additional 724,794 shares during the period. Finally, Brandes Investment Partners LP increased its stake in shares of Barclays by 0.8% in the second quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP now owns 5,602,988 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $59,336,000 after buying an additional 43,360 shares during the period. 2.48% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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