In today’s recent session, 2,294,232 shares of the Barclays PLC(NYSE:BCS) have been traded, and its beta is 1.67. Most recently the company’s share price was $10.3, and it changed around $0.04 or 0% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $43.61 Billion. BCS at last check was trading at a discount to its 52-week high of $10.41, offering almost -1.07% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $4.2, which indicates that the recent value has risen by an impressive 59.22% since then. We note from Barclays PLC’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 6.85 Million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 7.76 Million.
Barclays PLC stock received a consensus recommendation rating of Overweight, based on a mean score of 1. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that none out of 21 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another but none rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, 7 recommended BCS as a Hold, whereas 13 deemed it a Buy, and 1 rated it as Underweight. Barclays PLC is expected to report earnings per share of $0 for the current quarter.
Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS): Trading Information Today
Instantly BCS has been showing a green trend so far today with a performance of 0.39% at the end of last trading. The performance over the last five days has remained in the red territory. The rise to weekly highs of $10.41 on Wednesday, Mar 31 increased the stock’s daily price by 0.71%. The company’s shares are currently up 0.29% year-to-date, but still down -0.0023 over the last five days. On the other hand, Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) is 0.08% up in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 6.15 Million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 0.79 day(s).
The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $10.79, which translates to bears needing to increase their stock price by 4.76% from its current value. Analyst projections state that BCS is forecast to be at a low of $8.31 and a high of $16.45. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to surge +59.71% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash -19.32% from its current level to reach the projected low.
Barclays PLC (BCS) projections and forecasts
Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a positive earnings growth rate of 33.9%. Barclays PLC earnings are expected to decrease by -38.6% in 2021, but the outlook is negative -0.6% per year for the next five years.
BCS Dividend Yield
The annual dividend yield of the stock is 0.54 percent and its annual dividend per share was $0.06. It is important to note, however, that the 0.54% dividend yield ratio should be regarded as a guide only, as many other factors should be taken into consideration before making any investment decision.
Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)’s Biggest Investors
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 0% of Barclays PLC shares, and 1.98% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 1.98%. Barclays PLC stock is held by 263 institutions, with Dimensional Fund Advisors LP being the largest institutional investor. By Dec 30, 2020, it held 0.41% of the shares, which is about 17.86 Million shares worth $142.7 Million.
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