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How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
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MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
US Steel shareholders approve takeover by Japan's Nippon Steel opposed by Biden administration
Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
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DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
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MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
US Steel shareholders approve takeover by Japan's Nippon Steel opposed by Biden administration
Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
LON:BARC

Barclays (BARC) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 182.86
-0.78 (-0.42%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
182.46
186.71
50-Day Range
140.48
193.18
52-Week Range
128.12
194.80
Volume
57.26 million shs
Average Volume
56.38 million shs
Market Capitalization
£27.59 billion
P/E Ratio
677.26
Dividend Yield
4.37%
Price Target
GBX 238.75

Barclays MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
30.6% Upside
GBX 238.75 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.45
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.24mentions of Barclays in the last 14 days
Based on 28 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.12 out of 5 stars

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About Barclays Stock (LON:BARC)

Barclays PLC is a long-storied financial institution with its roots dating back to two goldsmith bankers in the City of London in 1690. Founders John Freame and Thomas Gould were Quakers and instrumental in funding the exploration and colonization of the New World.

James Barclay, at the request of the founders’ sons, became a partner in the company in 1736 and it took his name shortly after. The company grew until 1896 when 12 of Britain’s largest banks joined forces to form a joint stock company called Barclay’s & Co. That entity existed until 1971 when it changed its name to Barclays Bank International. The company took on its iconic coat of arms featuring an eagle and three crowns was adopted in 1937.

Along the way, the company made many advances in modern banking including the world’s first cash dispensing machine. The machine was put in place in the Enfield Town branch and worked with a paper check system. Another was the adoption of “personal bankers” in the late 1970s, an innovation that has been copied across the financial industry, and the UK's first bank cards in the 1980s. Then, in 1985, Barclay’s began to merge some of its branches and the parent company became the holding company we know and trade today.

Today, Barclays is headquartered in London but has operations in more than 40 countries. The company is listed on the London Stock exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. It is a constituent of the FTSE 100 and the 5th largest bank in Europe. Following the 2008 financial crisis, it was deemed systemically important. The company employs more than 80,000 people and has more than 1.38 billion in total assets.

Barclays operates through two segments Barclays UK and Barclays International. The company is known as a Universal Bank and provides a full range of products and services for commercial and investment banking clients. Among the company’s many benefits are deposit-oriented retail banking, lending products, and credit cards, investment banking, wealth and investment management.

Barclays has made dozens of acquisitions over the decades of its existence. Among the most notable was the purchase of Lehman Brothers assets in 2008. The purchase was made in the wake of Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy and was seen as the only viable alternative. The move provided Barclays an in into the US market that it has since levered to great success. Barclays, in total, brought in more than $28 billion in fiscal 2022.





BARC Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/3 Dividend
2/29/2024
Dividend Payable
4/03/2024
Today
4/13/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Banks - Diversified
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
92,400
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 238.75
High Stock Price Target
GBX 270
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 200
Potential Upside/Downside
+30.6%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
£4.27 billion
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£23.50 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 5,786.71 per share
Book Value
GBX 383 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
15,090,000,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£27.59 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.38
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Key Executives

  • Ms. Angela Anna Cross (Age 54)
    Group Finance Director & Executive Director
    Comp: $2.77M
  • Mr. Coimbatore Sundararajan Venkatakrishnan (Age 58)
    Group CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $5.2M
  • Mr. Alistair Currie
    Group COO & Chief Executive of Barclays Execution Services (BX)
  • Ms. Susannah Hall Parden
    Group Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Reid Marsh
    Global Chairman of Investment Banking & Acting Head of European Banking
  • Marco Valla
    Global Head of Technology, Media & Telecoms and Consumer & Retail Investment Banking
  • Dr. Adam Kelleher
    Chief Data Scientist for Research
  • Mr. Craig Bright (Age 58)
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Stephen Victor Shapiro
    Group General Counsel
  • Ms. Kirsty Everett (Age 47)
    Group Chief Compliance Officer

Should I Buy Barclays Stock? BARC Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Barclays PLC:

  • Barclays PLC provides a wide range of financial services across various regions, offering diversification and potential for growth.
  • The company operates through distinct segments like Barclays UK and Barclays International, allowing for focused management and strategic decision-making.
  • With services including retail banking, credit cards, investment banking, and wealth management, Barclays caters to a broad spectrum of financial needs.
  • Recent positive analyst ratings and consensus on Barclays PLC stock performance indicate investor confidence and potential for returns.
  • Barclays PLC stock price has shown resilience and potential for growth in recent periods, making it an attractive investment opportunity.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Barclays PLC for these reasons:

  • Barclays PLC operates in a highly competitive industry, facing challenges from other major financial institutions that could impact its market position.
  • The financial services sector is subject to regulatory changes and economic fluctuations, which may affect Barclays PLC's profitability and stability.
  • Investing in Barclays PLC involves market risks and uncertainties, particularly in volatile economic conditions or geopolitical events.
  • Potential for revenue fluctuations in Barclays PLC due to market conditions and customer behavior, impacting financial performance and investor returns.
  • Barclays PLC's stock performance may be influenced by external factors beyond the company's control, leading to unpredictable market movements.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Barclays pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

BARC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Barclays stock right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Barclays in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" BARC shares.
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What is Barclays' stock price target for 2024?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Barclays' shares. Their BARC share price targets range from GBX 200 to GBX 270. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach GBX 238.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.6% from the stock's current price.
View analysts price targets for BARC
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How have BARC shares performed in 2024?

Barclays' stock was trading at GBX 153.78 at the start of the year. Since then, BARC shares have increased by 18.9% and is now trading at GBX 182.86.
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How often does Barclays pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Barclays?

Barclays declared a dividend on Tuesday, February 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 29th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.30 per share on Wednesday, April 3rd. This represents a yield of 3.56%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 29th. This is a boost from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 2.70. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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.

Is Barclays a good dividend stock?

Barclays (LON:BARC) pays an annual dividend of GBX 8 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.41%. BARC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 2,962.96%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
Read our dividend analysis for BARC.

What other stocks do shareholders of Barclays own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Barclays investors own include Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Endologix (ELGX), Glencore (GLEN), Barclays (BCS), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Prudential (PRU), Centrica (CNA) and Micron Technology (MU).

How do I buy shares of Barclays?

Shares of BARC stock and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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This page (LON:BARC) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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