Barclays PLC (LON:BARC)’s share price was up 0% during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as GBX 210.50 ($2.85) and last traded at GBX 210.30 ($2.85). Approximately 35,291,773 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 5% from the average daily volume of 33,620,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 210.30 ($2.85).

Several equities analysts have commented on BARC shares. Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 180 ($2.44) target price on Barclays and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 230 ($3.12) target price on shares of Barclays in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 240 ($3.25) target price on Barclays and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.25) target price on shares of Barclays in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Bank of America upgraded Barclays to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the company from GBX 180 ($2.44) to GBX 220 ($2.98) in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. Barclays currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 218.16 ($2.96).

The stock has a market cap of $35,730.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,911.82.

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

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About Barclays

Barclays PLC, is a global financial services holding company. The Company is engaged in credit cards, wholesale banking, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services. The Company’s segments include Barclays UK and Barclays International. The Barclays UK segment includes the local consumer, small business, the United Kingdom wealth and credit cards business.

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