Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) shares were up 0% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 200.25 ($2.72) and last traded at GBX 199.40 ($2.70). Approximately 42,140,000 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 26% from the average daily volume of 33,450,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 199.40 ($2.70).

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 230 ($3.12) target price on shares of Barclays and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. UBS Group set a GBX 220 ($2.98) target price on shares of Barclays and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 215 ($2.92) target price on shares of Barclays and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, December 18th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 230 ($3.12) target price on shares of Barclays in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Finally, Deutsche Bank lowered their target price on shares of Barclays from GBX 226 ($3.06) to GBX 210 ($2.85) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 217.89 ($2.95).

The stock has a market cap of $34,020.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,812.73.

In other news, insider Ian Cheshire purchased 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 27th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 183 ($2.48) per share, with a total value of £54,900 ($74,450.77).

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