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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)?

The company in question is, Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) currently with a stock price of 8.23 (-0.60% today). The market cap for Barclays PLC is 34226.1, and is in the sector Financial, and Foreign Money Center Banks industry. The target price for Barclays PLC is 9.05. Currently Barclays PLC is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 10.29. Average volume for Barclays PLC is 6081.45 and so far today it is 3394200.

Performance in the last year for Barclays PLC has been -45.55%. For EPS growth, Barclays PLC has seen a growth of -164.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 48.15%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -15.70% over the last five years and could be -0.70% for the next five years. Barclays PLC has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 0.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -30.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.28%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -10.40%.

Since the IPO date for Barclays PLC on the 9/10/1986, Barclays PLC has seen performance year to date to be -34.78%. With Barclays PLC trading at 8.23, the dividend yield is 4.62%, and the EPS is -0.29.

So could Barclays PLC, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.3 and the P/B is at 0.45. The P/cash is 0.04, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Barclays PLC ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.41, and total debt/equity at 1.41.

In terms of margins, Barclays PLC has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Barclays PLC is *TBA. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 6.00%.

Insider ownership for Barclays PLC, is at 12.00% and institutional ownership comes to 2.70%. Outstanding shares are at 4158.7. While shares float is 4078.41. The float short is currently 0.13%, and short ratio is 0.85.

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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