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Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) saw a downside of -1.54% to close Tuesday at $8.94 after subtracting -$0.14 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 3,452,460 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $9.18 in the past week and touched a new high 1 time within the past 5 days. An average of 3,692,555 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 4,658,230.

BCS’s 1-month performance is 14.91% or $1.15 on its low of $7.73 reached on 12/28/22. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $5.89 and high of $11.62, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/18/23. YTD, BCS has achieved 14.62% or $1.14 and has reached a new high 10 times. However, the current price is down -23.10% from the 52-week high price.


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Valuation Metrics

BCS stock has a beta of 1.33. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.47 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 0.43.

The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $30.17 billion against revenue of $30.17 billion.

Let’s look briefly at Barclays PLC (BCS) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 24 January was 69.86% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 19.02%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $8.98, reflecting a -0.78% or -$0.07 change from its current price. BCS is currently trading +16.25% above its 20-day SMA, +14.62% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by +26.45% and SMA200 by+16.71%.

Stochastic %K and %D was 84.97% and 85.58% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.14. The RSI (14) points at 70.78%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 77.49% with the period’s ATR at 0.15. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.08 and 0.25 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS), Exane BNP Paribas upgraded it to an Outperform rating. They previously had a Neutral rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for BCS stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate BCS as a “sell,”, while 9 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 11 have offered a “buy” rating.

What is BCS’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $7.43 and a high of $15.31, with their median price target at $10.55. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Barclays PLC (BCS) stock is $11.08.

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