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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.62
BCS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. BCS: 1.62 )
BCS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.62

Equity to Asset 0.04
BCS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. BCS: 0.04 )
BCS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.04
Current: 0.04

0.02
0.04
Interest Coverage 0.11
BCS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. BCS: 0.11 )
BCS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.11

0.11
0.81
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.07
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.91
BCS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1347 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 29.14 vs. BCS: 0.91 )
BCS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.21   Max: 35.25
Current: 0.91

-3.21
35.25
Net-margin (%) -1.47
BCS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1347 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 21.19 vs. BCS: -1.47 )
BCS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.28   Max: 31.1
Current: -1.47

-2.28
31.1
ROE (%) -0.67
BCS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1344 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. BCS: -0.67 )
BCS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.2   Max: 24.56
Current: -0.67

-1.2
24.56
ROA (%) -0.03
BCS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. BCS: -0.03 )
BCS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.04   Max: 0.87
Current: -0.03

-0.04
0.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.92
BCS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 75.43 vs. BCS: 12.92 )
BCS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.67   Max: 272.02
Current: 12.92

-15.67
272.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.60
BCS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. BCS: -14.60 )
BCS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.6   Max: 23
Current: -14.6

-14.6
23
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -35.00
BCS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BCS: -35.00 )
BCS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -65.1   Max: 21.2
Current: -35

-65.1
21.2
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Financials


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Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BCS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 30,135 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 1,383,120 sh (+26.28%)
Charles Brandes 3,208,332 sh (+16.71%)
David Dreman 251,078 sh (-1.83%)
Arnold Schneider 584,254 sh (-20.55%)
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Q3 2014

BCS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ken Fisher 761,505 sh (+2426.98%)
Charles Brandes 5,376,861 sh (+67.59%)
David Dreman 268,430 sh (+6.91%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,428,927 sh (+3.31%)
Arnold Schneider 566,829 sh (-2.98%)
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Q4 2014

BCS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ken Fisher 17,012,865 sh (+2134.11%)
Arnold Schneider 628,459 sh (+10.87%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,430,841 sh (+0.13%)
Charles Brandes 5,134,922 sh (-4.50%)
David Dreman 197,558 sh (-26.40%)
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Q1 2015

BCS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

NWQ Managers 157,285 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 17,638,993 sh (+3.68%)
Charles Brandes 5,212,179 sh (+1.50%)
Arnold Schneider 626,284 sh (-0.35%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,329,804 sh (-7.06%)
David Dreman 175,628 sh (-11.10%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 10.01
BCS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.48 vs. BCS: 10.01 )
N/A
P/B 0.70
BCS's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BCS: 0.70 )
BCS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.61
Current: 0.7

0.12
2.61
P/S 1.60
BCS's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BCS: 1.60 )
BCS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 11.58
Current: 1.6

0.51
11.58
EV-to-EBIT 157.57
BCS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
98% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.37 vs. BCS: 157.57 )
BCS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -5893.7   Max: 195.7
Current: 157.57

-5893.7
195.7
Shiller P/E 3.60
BCS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. BCS: 3.60 )
BCS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 15.53
Current: 3.6

0.82
15.53
Days Sales Outstanding 4.55
BCS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 34.65 vs. BCS: 4.55 )
BCS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 118.36
Current: 4.55

2.2
118.36

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.40
BCS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. BCS: 2.40 )
BCS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 66.38
Current: 2.4

0.7
66.38
Dividend Payout 1.42
BCS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. BCS: 1.42 )
BCS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 17.33
Current: 1.42

0.01
17.33
Dividend growth (3y) 5.70
BCS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
54% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BCS: 5.70 )
BCS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -67.3   Max: 90.3
Current: 5.7

-67.3
90.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 12.23
BCS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. BCS: 12.23 )
BCS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.57   Max: 338.29
Current: 12.23

3.57
338.29
Share Buyback Rate -7.60
BCS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. BCS: -7.60 )
BCS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.1   Max: -23.5
Current: -7.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.70
BCS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BCS: 0.70 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 4.48
Current: 0.7

0.43
4.48
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.30
BCS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BCS: 0.30 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 15.5
Current: 0.3

0.08
15.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
BCS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BCS: 0.60 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 4.55
Current: 0.6

0.24
4.55
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.60
BCS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BCS: 0.60 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 14.15
Current: 0.6

0.25
14.15
Price/Graham Number 3.20
BCS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
119% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. BCS: 3.20 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 2.92
Current: 3.2

0.24
2.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.60
BCS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. BCS: 0.60 )
BCS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 609.8
Current: 0.6

0.5
609.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 39.55
BCS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.69 vs. BCS: 39.55 )
BCS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 17.4   Max: 179.1
Current: 39.55

17.4
179.1

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
Compare:HBC, JPM, C, TD, UBS » details
Traded in other countries:BARW.UK, BARC.UK, BCLYF.USA, BCY.Germany, BCY2.Germany, 131700.UK, BCS N.Mexico, BCS.Argentina, BARC.Switzerland,
Barclays PLC was incorporated in England and Wales on July 20, 1896. It is a financial services provider. It offers retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, and wealth management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. The Company's operating segments are Personal and Corporate Banking, Barclaycard, Africa Banking, Investment Bank, Head Office, Total Core and Barclays Non-Core.
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