Barclays (NYSE:BCS) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, August 1st. Analysts expect Barclays to post earnings of $0.31 per share for the quarter.
BCS traded down $0.20 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $7.43. 132,581 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,654,060. The business has a 50 day moving average of $7.71. The stock has a market cap of $32.04 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.93 and a beta of 0.91. The company has a quick ratio of 1.51, a current ratio of 1.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.01. Barclays has a 1-year low of $7.07 and a 1-year high of $10.48.
Several brokerages have weighed in on BCS. Bank of America raised Royal Bank of Scotland Group from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 18th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hersha Hospitality Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.00.
Barclays PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services in the United Kingdom, other European countries, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The company operates through Barclays UK and Barclays International divisions. It offers personal and business banking services; credit and debit cards; international banking; and private banking services, which include investment, wealth planning, and credit and specialist solutions to high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients, and family offices.
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