For Barclays plc ADR [BCS], Analyst sees a drop to $7.31. What next?

Barclays plc ADR [NYSE: BCS] gained 2.39% or 0.18 points to close at $7.72 with a heavy trading volume of 19451792 shares. The company report on January 24, 2024 at 8:00 AM that Santander, Ramirez & Co. and Mischler Financial Group Join DirectBooks.

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The daily chart for BCS points out that the company has recorded -1.53% loss over the past six months.

If we look at the average trading volume of 15.83M shares, BCS reached to a volume of 19451792 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about 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 $10.34 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.

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 0.93. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.43.

Trading performance analysis for BCS stock

Barclays plc ADR [BCS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.89. With this latest performance, BCS shares dropped by -3.14% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -1.53% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -15.63% 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 55.62, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 58.53, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.79 for Barclays plc ADR [BCS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 7.47, while it was recorded at 7.58 for the last single week of trading, and 7.58 for the last 200 days.

Barclays plc ADR [BCS]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Barclays plc ADR’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Current Ratio set at 5.13.

Barclays plc ADR [BCS]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

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 2.10%.

An analysis of Institutional ownership at Barclays plc ADR [BCS]

The top three institutional holders of BCS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2815%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.03 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $176.59 billion in BCS stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $156.75 billion in BCS stock with ownership which is approximately 5.8325%.