Barclays PLC (BCS) : The value of composite uptick trades was $0.94 million, whereas, the value of composite downtick trades was $1.71 million. The uptick to downtick ratio stood at 0.55 with a negative money flow of ($0.77) Million during Wednesdays trading session. The block trades money flow was negative ($0.78 million). The transaction of the trades on downticks amounted to $0.78 million, which confirms investors selling on the strength of price. Barclays PLC (BCS) gained 7 cents at $8, an increase of 0.89% over the previous days close.
Also, Brokerage firm Goldman Sachs downgrades its rating on Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS). The shares have been rated Neutral. Previously, the analysts had a Buy rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on June 28, 2016.
Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $8.02 and $7.98 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $8.06. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $8.04, notching a gain of 1.39% for the day. The total traded volume was 5,662,969 . The stock had closed at $7.93 on the previous day.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.13% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 12.94%.
Barclays PLC (Barclays) is a global financial services holding company. The Company operates in five business segments: Personal and Corporate Banking (PCB), Barclaycard, Africa Banking, Investment Bank and Head Office. Barclays Bank PLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays. The Personal and Corporate Banking (PCB) comprises personal banking, mortgages, wealth & investment management, and corporate banking. Barclaycard is an international payments services provider. The Africa Banking business is managed under three primary businesses. Its businesses include retail and business banking (RBB); wealth, investment management and insurance (WIMI); corporate and investment banking (CIB), as well as an Africa Head Office function. The Investment Bank consists of origination-led and returns-focused markets. Head Office comprises head office and central support functions. It also includes the businesses in transition and consolidation adjustments.