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Is Barclays PLC(NYSE: BCS), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 9/10/1986. Barclays PLC is in the Foreign Money Center Banks industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Barclays PLC, is 12576.39, and so far today it has a volume of 4993100. Performance year to date since the 9/10/1986 is -30.02%.

To help you determine whether Barclays PLC is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 9.39. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Barclays PLC has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 1.38 and the P/B ratio is 0.46. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 0.04 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Barclays PLC is trading at, 8.83 (-2.21% today), Barclays PLC has a dividend yield of 4.30%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -0.3, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 20.51% after growing -164.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -30.30%, and 0.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 4299.04, and the number of shares float is 4077.91. The senior management bring insider ownership to 12.00%, and institutional ownership is at 2.90%. The float short is 0.11%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.36. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 6.00%.

The ability for Barclays PLC, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 1.41 and total debt/equity is 1.41. In terms of margins, Barclays PLC has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Barclays PLC has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -42.58%, with 31.44% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.98% and the 200 day simple moving average is -7.26%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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