There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. After-hours trades for Barclays PLC (BCS) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.08, or 1.00%, to $8.07. The Barclays PLC has recorded 29,720 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Barclays Announces the Redemption of 21 iPath® ETNs.
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As a NYSE listed company, BCS falls under the Financial sector while operating within the Banks – Diversified industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $7.99 and fluctuated between $8.01 as its day high and $7.92 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Barclays PLC is $30.50B. A total of 7.78 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 9.46M shares.
Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. Barclays PLC pays an annual dividend of $0.56, resulting in a dividend yield of 7.01%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 4.92. BCS’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/23/2023 when it declared a $0.1040 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/31/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/16/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 8/11/2022. The BCS stock dividend was $0.2094 per share in cash.
In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for BCS in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $11.85 with high estimates of $15.78 and low estimates of $8.48. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, BCS has a high of $9.44 and a low of $5.89.
As of this writing, BCS has an earnings estimate of $Bioventus Inc. per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of Credit Suisse Group estimates, with a high estimate of $B&G Foods, Inc. B&G Foods, Inc. per share and a lower estimate of $Bank Nova Scotia Halifax Pfd 3.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. Its Book Value Per Share was $21.94, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $70.21B.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for BCS is Buy with a score of 4.33.