Don't Take a Position in Barclays PLC Stocks Without Knowing Its Fundamentals!

Barclays PLC logged a 1.0% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $7.75 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 0.0%. BCS's trading volume is 5,387,158 compared to the stock's average volume of 12,863,320.

The one analyst following Barclays PLC has given it a rating of underperform and a target price of $7.31 per share. Now, the company is currently trading 6.02% away from its target price.

Anyone interested in buying BCS should be aware of the facts below:

  • Barclays PLC has moved -0.3% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 22.9%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 1.72, Barclays PLC has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 4.5 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • BCS has a forward P/E ratio of 7.0 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $1.11 per share

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 2.11 compared to its sector average of 1.58

  • Barclays PLC provides various financial services in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

  • Based in London, the company has 87,400 full time employees and a market cap of $29.32 Billion. Barclays PLC currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.0%.

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