Barclays PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. More Details
No risks detected for BARC from our risk checks.
Undervalued with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Barclays's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BARC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BARC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BARC exceeded the UK Banks industry which returned 37.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BARC exceeded the UK Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Barclays's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why I Think Barclays (LON:BARC) Is An Interesting Stock
1 month ago | Simply Wall StBarclays PLC's (LON:BARC) CEO Will Probably Find It Hard To See A Huge Raise This Year
3 months ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Sold Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) Shares Recently?
Is Barclays undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BARC (£1.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.23)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BARC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BARC is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.9x) compared to the UK Banks industry average (12.8x).
PE vs Market: BARC is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.9x) compared to the UK market (25.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BARC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BARC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the GB Banks industry average (0.7x).
How is Barclays forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BARC's forecast earnings growth (4.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: BARC's earnings (4.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (17.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BARC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BARC's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (5.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BARC's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BARC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.3%).
How has Barclays performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BARC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BARC's current net profit margins (14%) are higher than last year (10.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BARC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 31.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: BARC's earnings growth over the past year (29.4%) is below its 5-year average (31.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BARC earnings growth over the past year (29.4%) exceeded the Banks industry 8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BARC's Return on Equity (5.3%) is considered low.
How is Barclays's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: BARC's Assets to Equity ratio (20.9x) is very high.
Allowance for Bad Loans: BARC has a low allowance for bad loans (94%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 62% of BARC's liabilities are made up of primarily higher risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: BARC has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (25%).
Low Risk Deposits: BARC's Loans to Deposits ratio (69%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: BARC has a high level of bad loans (2.4%).
What is Barclays's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BARC's dividend (0.55%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.29%).
High Dividend: BARC's dividend (0.55%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.02%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BARC is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: BARC is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: BARC is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BARC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jes Staley (64 yo)
Mr. James Edward Staley, also known as Jes, has been Group Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Plc since December 1, 2015. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer and served as Interim Chief Executive Off...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jes's total compensation ($USD5.66M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.41M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jes's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BARC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BARC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Barclays PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Barclays PLC
- Ticker: BARC
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1690
- Industry: Diversified Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: UK£30.632b
- Shares outstanding: 16.98b
- Website: https://www.home.barclays
Number of Employees
- Barclays PLC
- 1 Churchill Place
- Greater London
- E14 5HP
- United Kingdom
Barclays PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The company operates through...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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