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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.28
BCS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BCS: 2.28 )
BCS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.28

Equity to Asset 0.04
BCS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 1739 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 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 0.17
BCS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BCS: 0.17 )
BCS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.17

0.17
0.66
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.08
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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.76
BCS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1765 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 28.49 vs. BCS: 6.76 )
BCS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.74   Max: 35.25
Current: 6.76

-3.74
35.25
Net-margin (%) 3.82
BCS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 21.32 vs. BCS: 3.82 )
BCS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.29   Max: 31.1
Current: 3.82

-2.29
31.1
ROE (%) 2.01
BCS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. BCS: 2.01 )
BCS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.2   Max: 24.56
Current: 2.01

-1.2
24.56
ROA (%) 0.08
BCS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. BCS: 0.08 )
BCS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.04   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.08

-0.04
0.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 69.48
BCS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1746 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 72.81 vs. BCS: 69.48 )
BCS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.79   Max: 272.02
Current: 69.48

-15.79
272.02
Revenue Growth (%) -5.80
BCS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BCS: -5.80 )
BCS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 22.7
Current: -5.8

-10.1
22.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -26.00
BCS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BCS: -26.00 )
BCS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -72.3   Max: 21.2
Current: -26

-72.3
21.2
EPS Growth (%) -46.40
BCS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. BCS: -46.40 )
BCS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -46.4   Max: 29.6
Current: -46.4

-46.4
29.6
» BCS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BCS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

David Dreman 292,856 sh (+30.51%)
Sarah Ketterer 206,752 sh (+28.27%)
Charles Brandes 1,967,086 sh (+12.53%)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2013

BCS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Arnold Schneider 198,143 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 830,350 sh (+301.62%)
Charles Brandes 2,569,370 sh (+30.62%)
David Dreman 297,824 sh (+1.7%)
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Q1 2014

BCS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Arnold Schneider 735,327 sh (+271.11%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,095,319 sh (+31.91%)
Charles Brandes 2,748,872 sh (+6.99%)
David Dreman 255,758 sh (-14.12%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BCS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Add 30.62%0.13%$16.04 - $18.08 $ 14.82-13%2569370
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Add 30.51%0.11%$17.03 - $19.9 $ 14.82-19%292856
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 New Buy0.42%$14.09 - $17.47 $ 14.82-5%2079901
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.27%$9.29 - $14.82 $ 14.8228%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-09-30 Sold Out $9.29 - $14.82 $ 14.8228%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-06-30 New Buy$10.59 - $15.04 $ 14.8217%500
David Dreman 2011-09-30 Add 51.4%0.02%$8.55 - $16.74 $ 14.8222%279555
David Dreman 2011-06-30 Add 44.01%0.02%$15.33 - $20.04 $ 14.82-18%184652
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 38.30
BCS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. BCS: 38.30 )
BCS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 2348
Current: 38.3

1.64
2348
P/B 0.64
BCS's P/B is ranked higher than
92% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. BCS: 0.64 )
BCS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.86
Current: 0.64

0.15
2.86
P/S 1.22
BCS's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BCS: 1.22 )
BCS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 11.58
Current: 1.22

0.49
11.58
EV-to-EBIT 9.34
BCS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 19.15 vs. BCS: 9.34 )
BCS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 99.9
Current: 9.34

0.2
99.9
Shiller P/E 7.10
BCS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 31.31 vs. BCS: 7.10 )
BCS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 16.22
Current: 7.1

0.82
16.22

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.90
BCS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. BCS: 2.90 )
BCS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 3.76
Current: 2.9

0.7
3.76
Dividend Payout 0.90
BCS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
55% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. BCS: 0.90 )
BCS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 17.33
Current: 0.9

0.02
17.33
Dividend growth (3y) 13.20
BCS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. BCS: 13.20 )
BCS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -67.3   Max: 82.8
Current: 13.2

-67.3
82.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 22.47
BCS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BCS: 22.47 )
BCS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.42   Max: 29.13
Current: 22.47

5.42
29.13
Share Buyback Rate -2.40
BCS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. BCS: -2.40 )
BCS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.2   Max: -23.5
Current: -2.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.74
BCS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
91% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. BCS: 0.74 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3.92
Current: 0.74

0.43
3.92
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.12
BCS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. BCS: 0.12 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 4.14
Current: 0.12

0.05
4.14
Price/Median PS Value 0.39
BCS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. BCS: 0.39 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 4.4
Current: 0.39

0.18
4.4
Price/Graham Number 1.07
BCS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. BCS: 1.07 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 2.06
Current: 1.07

0.24
2.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.70
BCS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BCS: 10.70 )
BCS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 536.4
Current: 10.7

1
536.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.60
BCS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.57 vs. BCS: 22.60 )
BCS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 166.8
Current: 22.6

4.7
166.8

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
Barclays PLC is a financial services provider. It offers retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, and wealth management with an extensive international presence. The Company's operating segments are UK Retail Banking, Barclaycard, Western Europe Retail Banking, Barclays Africa, Absa, Barclays Capital, Barclays Corporate, Barclays Wealth, Investment Management, and Head Office Functions and Other Operations. UK Retail Banking is a UK high street bank providing current account and savings products and Woolwich branded mortgages. UK Retail Banking also provides unsecured loans, protection products and general insurance as well as banking and money transmission services to small and medium enterprises. Barclaycard is an international payments services provider for consumer and business customers including credit cards and consumer lending. Western Europe Retail Banking provides retail banking and credit card services in Spain, Italy, Portugal and France. Barclays Africa provides retail, corporate and credit card services across Africa and the Indian Ocean as well as tailored banking services. Absa provides a full range of retail banking services and insurance products through a variety of distribution channels. It also offers customized business solutions for commercial and large corporate customers. Barclays Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays. It provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to meet their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. Barclays Corporate provides integrated banking solutions to large corporates, financial institutions and multinationals in the UK & Ireland, Continental Europe and New Markets. Barclays Wealth is the wealth management division of Barclays. It focuses on private and intermediary clients worldwide, providing international and private banking, investment management, fiduciary services and brokerage. Investment Management manages the group's 19.9% economic interest in BlackRock, Inc. and the residual elements relating to Barclays Global Investors, which was sold on 1st December 2009. Head Office Functions and Other Operations comprise head office and central support functions, businesses in transition and consolidation adjustments. The Company has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, European Region, Americas, Africa, and Asia.
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