Barclays PLC (BCS) stock is higher by 5.07% over the past week and gets a Bullish rating from InvestorsObserver Sentiment Indicator.
Barclays PLC has a Bullish sentiment reading. Find out what this means for you and get the rest of the rankings on BCS!
What is Stock Sentiment?
When making investment decisions, sentiment gives a good overview of what stocks investors currently favor. Sentiment incorporates short-term technical analysis into its score and does not encompass any fundamental analysis such as profitability of the company. This means that earnings updates and other news can greatly impact overall sentiment.
Sentiment is how investors, or the market, feels about a stock. There are lots of ways to measure sentiment. At the core, sentiment is pretty easy to understand. If a stock is going up, investors must be bullish, while if it is going down, sentiment is bearish.
InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator looks at price trends over the past week and also considers changes in volume. Increasing volume can mean a trend is getting stronger, while decreasing volume can mean a trend is nearing a conclusion.
For stocks that have options, our system also considers the balance between calls, which are often bets that the price will go up, and puts, which are frequently bets that the price will fall.
What's Happening With BCS Stock Today?
Barclays PLC (BCS) stock is trading at $8.50 as of 12:46 PM on Friday, Aug 12, a rise of $0.05, or 0.59% from the previous closing price of $8.45. Volume today is less active than usual. So far 4,473,984 shares have traded compared to average volume of 6,836,045 shares. The stock has traded between $8.45 and $8.53 so far today.
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More About Barclays PLC
Barclays is a universal bank headquartered in the United Kingdom. It operates via two principal segments; U.K. (38% of profit before tax) and International (62% of PBT). In its U.K. segment, the bank provides current accounts, mortgages, savings and investment management services, credit cards, and business banking services to retail clients and small and medium-size enterprises. The international segment includes a corporate bank offering banking solutions to large corporates, a bulge-bracket global investment bank, and a credit card and payments business. In 2018, Barclays generated roughly 52% of its income from the U.K. and 34% from the United States.
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