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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Barclays PLC, BCS

Barclays PLC, BCS is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Foreign Money Center Banks in the sector of Financial. Based in United Kingdom, Barclays PLC, BCS  has a market cap of 29465.42. Since its IPO date on the 9/10/1986, Barclays PLC, BCS performance year to date is -42.35%. Today Barclays PLC, BCS has gained 4.78%, with a current price of 7.67.

Ownership of the company is 12.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 3.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -0.10%, with return on investment at 6.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Barclays PLC, BCS is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.37. While Total debt/equity is 1.37. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of *TBA. Barclays PLC ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Barclays PLC, BCS has seen a EPS growth of -121.50%. A performance for the year of -52.79%. The 52-week high is -56.29%, and the 52-week low is 13.46%. The average volume for Barclays PLC, BCS is 357492.

With a target price of 12.35, can Barclays PLC, BCS reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Barclays PLC, BCS. Barclays PLC has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 11.71. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Barclays PLC also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.03 and 0.37 respectively. For P/cash, Barclays PLC has a value of 0.04, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 7.67, Barclays PLC has a dividend yield of 5.33%. We see a return on equity of -1.90%.

Looking more long-term Barclays PLC, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -5.70%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 26.01% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -121.50% for this year and for the last five years a -15.90% growth has been seen.

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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