Find Out How Barclays PLC (BCS) Insiders Are Trading Their Stock?


As of Wednesday close, Barclays PLC’s (NYSE:BCS) stock was up $0.1, moving up 1.32 percent to $7.70. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 4,828,240 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.28 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 6,636,175, while in the previous 50 days, it was 9,685,750.

Since last month, BCS stock rose 9.84%. Shares of the company fell to $6.66 on 11/03/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $12.20 was reached on 01/13/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $5.89. Since the beginning of this year, BCS’s stock price has dropped by -25.60% or -$2.65, and marked a new high 9 times. However, the stock has declined by -36.89% since its 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Right now, Barclays PLC (BCS) has a P/E ratio of about 5.30. The stock’s beta is 1.32. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.27, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.39.

The latest dividend of $0.2094 per share was paid out, which is -3.68% less than last year’s $0.2174. On Friday July 29 2022, a $0.0080 dividend decrease was announced.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the recent quarter was 1.97, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.97. Based on annual data, BCS earned $30.17 billion in gross profit and brought in $30.17 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 2.60%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 7.90%.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Barclays PLC’s (BCS) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 17.66%, the RSI 9-day stood at 69.58% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Barclays PLC price is up by +3.77% percent or $0.28. At present, BCS shares trade +10.00% above its 20-day simple moving average and +5.34% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -3.02% below its SMA50 and -32.75% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 92.79% and Stochastic coefficient D was 91.58%, while ATR was 0.17. Given the Stochastic reading of 95.12% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 64.34%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.06, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.19.

Analyst Ratings

Citigroup upgraded its rating on Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) to a Buy in a note to investors on April 22, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Neutral rating on the stock.Barclays PLC (BCS) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, BCS is a sell, and 11 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Barclays PLC stock as buy, with 10 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $9.42, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $7.43 – $13.88. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Barclays PLC (BCS) will achieve an average price target of $10.15.


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