Morgan Stanley set a GBX 230 ($3.10) price objective on Barclays (LON:BARC) in a research note published on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. UBS set a GBX 235 ($3.16) price objective on Barclays and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, September 4th. Deutsche Bank raised their price objective on Barclays from GBX 229 ($3.08) to GBX 231 ($3.11) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, September 4th. Societe Generale reissued a buy rating on shares of Barclays in a research report on Monday, September 11th. reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.36) price objective on shares of Barclays in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 230 ($3.10) price objective on Barclays and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 217.89 ($2.93).

Barclays (LON:BARC) opened at GBX 202.25 ($2.72) on Wednesday. Barclays has a 52-week low of GBX 177.30 ($2.39) and a 52-week high of GBX 244.40 ($3.29).

In other news, insider Tristram Roberts purchased 74,869 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 29th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.58) per share, for a total transaction of £143,748.48 ($193,470.36). Also, insider Ian Cheshire acquired 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 27th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 183 ($2.46) per share, for a total transaction of £54,900 ($73,889.64).

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