Barclays plc ADR [BCS] moved up 3.75: Why It’s Important

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Barclays plc ADR [NYSE: BCS] stock went on an upward path that rose over 3.75% on Friday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 7.30%. The company report on November 10, 2023 at 10:09 AM that Barclays Bank PLC Announces that Draft Materials Relating to the Possible Commencement of Certain ETN Cash Tender Offers and Consent Solicitations Were Erroneously Disseminated by an Unaffiliated Third Party.

Barclays Bank PLC (the “Issuer”) announced today that information pertaining to an Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement in draft form (the “Draft Statement”) was erroneously disseminated by an unaffiliated third party regularly involved in the tender offer process. The Draft Statement described potential cash tender offers (each, an “Offer”) to purchase any and all of its outstanding exchange-traded notes (the “Notes” or the “ETNs”) of the twenty-four separate series listed in Tables 1 and 2 below (each, a “Series”) and the solicitation of consents (each, a “Consent Solicitation”) from holders of the Notes (the “Noteholders”) to the Proposed Amendment (as defined below) with respect to each Series.

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The Issuer has not yet made a final decision on whether to proceed with any or all of the proposed Offers and Consent Solicitations. In addition, the Issuer has not finalized any terms of any Offer or Consent Solicitation, including any pricing terms, the commencement date or any other date in connection with any Offer or Consent Solicitation. In the event that the Issuer determines to proceed with any Offer or Consent Solicitation, a further announcement will be made. Such determination and announcement may be later than the commencement date set forth in the Draft Statement. The actual terms of any Offer or Consent Solicitation may differ, perhaps materially, from the terms set forth in the Draft Statement.

Over the last 12 months, BCS stock dropped by -2.96%. The one-year Barclays plc ADR stock forecast points to a potential upside of 28.0. The average equity rating for BCS stock is currently 1.94, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

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The market cap for the stock reached $27.11 billion, with 3.96 billion shares outstanding and 3.57 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 10.14M shares, BCS stock reached a trading volume of 10870568 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on Barclays plc ADR [BCS]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BCS shares is $10.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BCS stock is a recommendation set at 1.94. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

BofA Securities have made an estimate for Barclays plc ADR shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underperform, with their previous recommendation back on October 26, 2023.

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The Average True Range (ATR) for Barclays plc ADR is set at 0.17, with the Price to Sales ratio for BCS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.86. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.40.

BCS Stock Performance Analysis:

Barclays plc ADR [BCS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 7.30. With this latest performance, BCS shares gained by 0.28% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -9.89% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -2.96% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for BCS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 59.26, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 69.28, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.91 for Barclays plc ADR [BCS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 7.26, while it was recorded at 6.95 for the last single week of trading, and 7.66 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Barclays plc ADR Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Barclays plc ADR [BCS] shares currently have an operating margin of +23.89. Barclays plc ADR’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +13.73.

Return on Total Capital for BCS is now 3.71, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.11. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 8.99, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.35. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Barclays plc ADR [BCS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 337.83. Additionally, BCS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 77.16, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 12.28. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 211.46, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 48.30.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Barclays plc ADR [BCS] managed to generate an average of $57,471 per employee.Barclays plc ADR’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Current Ratio set at 5.13.


The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for BCS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Barclays plc ADR go to 4.70%.

Barclays plc ADR [BCS] Institutonal Ownership Details

The top three institutional holders of BCS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2579%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $201.66 billion in BCS stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $177.59 billion in BCS stock with ownership which is approximately 5.7994%.

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