Barclays Plc (BARC)

Ratings

2 / 5

Trading

2

2 / 5

Investing

2

4 / 5

ESG

4

Barclays is a British multinational investment bank and financial services company also dealing with personal banking, corporate banking, wealth management, and investment management. Barclays has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the UK100 Index.

Strengths:

  • The group’s activity appears highly profitable thanks to its outperforming net margins.
  • The equity is one of the most attractive in the market with regard to earnings multiple-based valuation.
  • The company’s share price in relation to its net book value makes it look relatively cheap.
  • The company is one of the best yield companies with high dividend expectations.
  • For the last twelve months, analysts have been gradually revising upwards their EPS forecast for the upcoming fiscal year.
  • The average target price set by analysts covering the stock is above current prices and offers a tremendous appreciation potential.
  • The group usually releases upbeat results with huge surprise rates.

Weaknesses:

  • As estimated by analysts, this group is among those businesses with the lowest growth prospects.
  • The potential for earnings per share (EPS) growth in the coming years appears limited according to current analyst estimates.
  • The overall consensus opinion of analysts has deteriorated sharply over the past four months.
  • The price targets of various analysts who make up the consensus differ significantly. This reflects different assessments and/or a difficulty in valuing the company.

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