Capital Fund Management S.A. Acquires 52,330 Shares of Barclays PLC (BCS)

Capital Fund Management S.A. grew its holdings in shares of Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) by 82.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 115,709 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 52,330 shares during the period. Capital Fund Management S.A.’s holdings in Barclays PLC were worth $1,225,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Barclays PLC by 50.7% during the second quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 304,051 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,220,000 after purchasing an additional 102,230 shares during the period. M&T Bank Corp increased its stake in Barclays PLC by 35.0% during the first quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 21,270 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $240,000 after purchasing an additional 5,513 shares during the period. Brandes Investment Partners LP increased its stake in Barclays PLC by 0.8% during the second quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP now owns 5,602,988 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $59,336,000 after purchasing an additional 43,360 shares during the period. Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Barclays PLC by 13.6% during the second quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 19,187,695 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $203,198,000 after purchasing an additional 2,300,492 shares during the period. Finally, Bellecapital International Ltd. increased its stake in Barclays PLC by 10.2% during the second quarter. Bellecapital International Ltd. now owns 22,347 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $237,000 after purchasing an additional 2,072 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 2.47% of the company’s stock.

BCS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Monday, August 14th. BidaskClub raised Barclays PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. ValuEngine raised Barclays PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a research report on Friday, May 26th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co raised Barclays PLC from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.09.

Barclays PLC (NYSE BCS) opened at 10.13 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is $43.19 billion. Barclays PLC has a one year low of $8.02 and a one year high of $12.05. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $10.23 and a 200-day moving average price of $10.70.

Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.13 by ($0.01). Barclays PLC had a negative net margin of 2.65% and a positive return on equity of 2.57%. The business had revenue of $6.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.22 billion. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Barclays PLC will post $0.86 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a None dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.051 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 9th. This represents a yield of 1.95%. Barclays PLC’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -88.23%.

In other Barclays PLC news, major shareholder Plc Barclays sold 37 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $100,000.00, for a total transaction of $3,700,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 0.02% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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