Barclays PLC Company Profile (NYSE:BCS)

About Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)

Barclays PLC logoBarclays 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Foreign Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BCS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $70.48 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 6,326,922,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $10.84
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $11.01
  • 52 Week Range: $6.76 - $12.05
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.752
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.04
  • P/E Growth: 0.000
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $25.94 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.72
  • Book Value: $13.30 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.84
  • Annual Dividend: $0.10
  • Dividend Yield: 3.4%
  • Net Margins: -4.94%
  • Return on Equity: 3.60%
  • Return on Assets: 0.20%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.93%
  • Current Ratio: 1.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.15%
  • Average Volume: 3.41 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.18
  • Short Ratio: 1.6

Frequently Asked Questions for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)

What is Barclays PLC's stock symbol?

Barclays PLC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BCS."

How often does Barclays PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Barclays PLC?

Barclays PLC announced a dividend on Thursday, February 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.097 per share on Wednesday, April 5th. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 1st. This is a positive change from Barclays PLC's previous dividend of $0.05. View Barclays PLC's Dividend History.

How were Barclays PLC's earnings last quarter?

Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 23rd. The company reported $0.02 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02. The firm earned $6.20 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.83 billion. Barclays PLC had a negative net margin of 4.94% and a positive return on equity of 3.60%. View Barclays PLC's Earnings History.

Where is Barclays PLC's stock going? Where will Barclays PLC's stock price be in 2017?

18 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Barclays PLC's stock. Their predictions range from $8.62 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate Barclays PLC's share price to reach $45.04 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Barclays PLC.

Are investors shorting Barclays PLC?

Barclays PLC saw a decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 2,683,124 shares, a decline of 38.1% from the April 13th total of 4,333,984 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,721,771 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.7 days.

Who are some of Barclays PLC's key competitors?

Who owns Barclays PLC stock?

Barclays PLC's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.19%), Jane Street Group LLC (0.10%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (0.09%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.06%) and CIBC World Markets Inc. (0.02%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Barclays PLC.

Who sold Barclays PLC stock? Who is selling Barclays PLC stock?

Barclays PLC's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Texas Yale Capital Corp., Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Nationwide Fund Advisors and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barclays PLC.

Who bought Barclays PLC stock? Who is buying Barclays PLC stock?

Barclays PLC's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Karp Capital Management Corp, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FNY Partners Fund LP, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barclays PLC.

How do I buy Barclays PLC stock?

Shares of Barclays PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Barclays PLC stock cost?

One share of Barclays PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.14.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.11)
Consensus Price Target: $45.04 (304.31% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/20/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
5/4/2017NatixisDowngradeBuy -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
4/21/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformHighView Rating Details
4/21/2017MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformHighView Rating Details
3/17/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$11.36 -> $11.50MediumView Rating Details
3/14/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
1/30/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold -> SellN/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017BCSUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
12/8/2016Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeUnderperform -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/28/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016InvestecDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
8/8/2016Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
8/1/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
3/17/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/25/2015JP Morgan CazenoveReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/9/2015Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)
Earnings by Quarter for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/201712/31/2016$0.02$0.02$5.83 billion$6.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.09$5.82 billion$7.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3 2015$0.39$0.29$9.49 billion$9.77 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2 2015$0.39$0.40$9.90 billion$11.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2015Q4$0.07$0.08$9.55 billion$9.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q2$0.37$10.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q1 2014$0.48$0.37$12.10 billion$11.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.98
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q2 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q3 20171$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q4 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)
Most Recent Dividend:4/5/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.10
Dividend Yield:0.90%
Dividend Growth:-14.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-29.41% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
11.63% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
9.01% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)

Dividend History by Quarter for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)
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Headline Trends for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)
Latest Headlines for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)
DateHeadline logo[$$] Investment banks target Asia Pacific expansion - May 22 at 10:49 AM logoBarclays PLC's (BCS) "Sell" Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs Group Inc - May 20 at 4:58 PM logoCustodial Receipts (Barclays) -- Moody's Affirms Credit Enhanced Aa2 to Custodial Receipts, Series 2016-XF2336 - May 20 at 11:38 AM logoSalisbury Receivables Company, LLC -- Moody's assigns Prime-1 (sf) rating to Salisbury Receivables Company, LLC ABCP Program - May 17 at 8:52 PM logoTender Option Bond Trust (Barclays Liquidity), Floater Certificates, Series 2017-XG0123 -- Moody's Assigns Aa2/VMIG 1 to Tender Option Bond Trust Floater Certificates, Series 2017-XG0123 - May 17 at 8:52 PM logoNot All Commodities ETFs Are Sliding - May 17 at 12:03 PM logoBarclays PLC (BCS) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest - May 17 at 7:12 AM logoResidential Mortgage Securities 22 Plc (RMS 22) -- No negative rating impact on notes issued by Residential Mortgage Securities 22 Plc (RMS 22) following the change of the issuer account bank - May 16 at 12:18 PM logo[$$] Rebound in the pound prompts revival in hedging - May 14 at 10:02 AM logoReuters: Barclays shuffles leaders, will hire in investment bank - May 11 at 1:55 PM logoBarclays chief apologizes to stakeholders - May 11 at 4:31 AM logoSEC : Barclays To Pay $97 Mln For Overcharging Clients - May 11 at 2:06 AM logo[$$] Barclays to Pay $97 Million to Settle SEC's Allegations of Overbilling - May 11 at 2:06 AM logoCustodial Receipts (Barclays RIB), Custodial Receipts, RIB Floaters Trust, Series 2017-FR/RI-012 -- Moody's Assigns Enhanced Aa2 to Custodial Receipts, Series 2017-FR/RI-012 - May 11 at 2:06 AM logoStaley 'Not Vindictive' After Pursuing Whistle-Blower - May 11 at 2:06 AM logoStaley 'Not Concerned' Over 1Q Trading Performance - May 11 at 2:06 AM logoJes Staley Says Barclays May Need 18 Months to Turnaround - May 11 at 2:06 AM logoJes Staley on Barclays' Growth Options - May 11 at 2:06 AM logoBarclays' Staley on Growth, Brexit, Whistle-blower Case - May 11 at 2:06 AM logoBarclays PLC (BCS) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - May 10 at 11:18 PM logoBarclays CEO Staley Survives Shareholder Vote - May 10 at 4:03 PM logoTender Option Bond Trust (Barclays Liquidity), Floater Certificates, Series 2017-YX1049 -- Moody's Assigns Aa2/VMIG 1 to Tender Option Bond Trust Floater Certificates, Series 2017-YX1049 - May 10 at 4:03 PM logoBarclays to pay $97 mln to settle U.S. charges it overbilled clients - May 10 at 4:03 PM logoBarclays Will Pay $97 Million for Overcharging Clients - May 10 at 4:03 PM logo[$$] Barclays Chair Backs Embattled Staley Over Whistleblowing Probe - May 10 at 4:03 PM logoSEC: Barclays to pay $97 million for overcharging clients - May 10 at 3:28 PM logoBarclays CEO Apologises Over Whistleblowing Scandal - May 10 at 8:53 AM logoBarclays CEO Staley will face his shareholders Wednesday amid whistleblower scandal - May 8 at 3:07 PM logo[$$] Wall Street frets as capital markets trading activity trails off - May 7 at 11:17 AM logoP2Binvestor offering technology to lending institutions - May 5 at 3:52 PM logo[$$] BoE sets bailout debt levels for biggest lenders - May 5 at 3:52 PM logoGoldman cuts this bank stock to a "sell' - May 5 at 3:52 PM logoBarclays PLC (BCS) Downgraded by Goldman Sachs Group Inc - May 5 at 9:28 AM logoBarclays PLC (BCS) Downgraded by Natixis - May 5 at 12:13 AM logoNavient CEO to present at Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference 2017 on May 16 - May 3 at 4:44 PM logoETFs with exposure to Barclays Plc : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 3:56 PM logo[$$] When Barclays’s Jes Staley Went to Bat for an In-Law, a Powerful Client Cried Foul - May 3 at 12:58 PM logoGolhar Says Tax Reform Huge Opportunity for Congress - May 3 at 12:58 PM logoTender Option Bond Trust (Barclays Liquidity), Floater Certificates, Series 2017-YX1050 -- Moody's Assigns Aa2/VMIG 1 to Tender Option Bond Trust Floater Certificates, Series 2017-YX1050 - May 3 at 12:58 PM logoBarclays PLC (BCS) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 3 at 10:43 AM logoBarclays opens 'biggest fintech center in Europe' as it aims to experiment and spot early trends - May 3 at 5:59 AM logoBarclays Plc :BCS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 2, 2017 - May 2 at 3:54 PM logoPositive News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Barclays PLC (BCS) Stock Price - May 2 at 1:36 PM logoDiamond Says Staley Is the Right Person for Barclays Now - May 1 at 3:50 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Barclays PLC (BCS) Share Price - April 29 at 1:17 PM logoFTSE 100 falls as Barclays drops, pound rises ahead of GDP data - April 28 at 4:49 PM logoBarclays Q1 Pre-tax Profit More Than Doubles - Quick Facts - April 28 at 4:49 PM logoBarclays Shares Fall After Surprise Drop in Trading Revenue - April 28 at 4:49 PM logoBarclays' Staley on 1Q Earnings, Hiring in U.K. - April 28 at 4:49 PM logo‘I made a mistake’ over whistleblower says Barclays’ Jes Staley - April 28 at 4:49 PM


Barclays PLC (BCS) Chart for Tuesday, May, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/23/2017 by Staff