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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.74
BCS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. BCS: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BCS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 3.43 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.74
Equity to Asset 0.05
BCS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. BCS: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BCS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.05
Current: 0.05
0.02
0.05
F-Score: 5
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.01
BCS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.52 vs. BCS: 3.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BCS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.68  Med: 18.25 Max: 30.54
Current: 3.01
-5.68
30.54
Net-margin (%) 2.48
BCS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 21.98 vs. BCS: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BCS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.87  Med: 14.49 Max: 31.1
Current: 2.48
-3.87
31.1
ROE (%) 0.39
BCS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. BCS: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BCS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.91  Med: 10.94 Max: 24.56
Current: 0.39
-1.91
24.56
ROA (%) 0.05
BCS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. BCS: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BCS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.07  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.05
-0.07
0.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -13.20
BCS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BCS: -13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BCS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.2  Med: 6.50 Max: 23
Current: -13.2
-13.2
23
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -40.40
BCS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. BCS: -40.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BCS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.4  Med: 2.80 Max: 20.7
Current: -40.4
-40.4
20.7
» BCS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-03-01)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2015

BCS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

NWQ Managers 184,450 sh (+17.27%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,453,556 sh (+9.31%)
Ken Fisher 18,605,023 sh (+5.48%)
Charles Brandes 5,401,293 sh (+3.63%)
Arnold Schneider 623,634 sh (-0.42%)
David Dreman 166,067 sh (-5.44%)
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Q3 2015

BCS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Fisher 19,589,101 sh (+5.29%)
NWQ Managers 184,470 sh (+0.01%)
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
Sarah Ketterer 1,425,885 sh (-1.90%)
Charles Brandes 5,159,081 sh (-4.48%)
David Dreman 15,104 sh (-90.90%)
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Q4 2015

BCS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 20,000,424 sh (+2.10%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 82.63
BCS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
97% of the 2205 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. BCS: 82.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BCS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 11.15 Max: 213.64
Current: 82.63
1.08
213.64
Forward P/E 5.76
BCS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
100% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. BCS: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 57.90
BCS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. BCS: 57.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BCS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 11.30 Max: 235
Current: 57.9
1.07
235
P/B 0.46
BCS's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BCS: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BCS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.71 Max: 2.61
Current: 0.46
0.12
2.61
P/S 1.16
BCS's P/S is ranked higher than
100% of the 2382 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. BCS: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BCS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.63 Max: 10.84
Current: 1.16
0.51
10.84
POCF 2.37
BCS's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BCS: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BCS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 3.10 Max: 67.5
Current: 2.37
0.58
67.5
EV-to-EBIT 24.69
BCS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. BCS: 24.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BCS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.9  Med: 29.20 Max: 195.7
Current: 24.69
-68.9
195.7
EV-to-EBITDA 24.69
BCS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
84% of the 2127 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. BCS: 24.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BCS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.9  Med: 29.20 Max: 195.7
Current: 24.69
-68.9
195.7
Shiller P/E 4.95
BCS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 15.98 vs. BCS: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BCS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 5.85 Max: 18.51
Current: 4.95
0.94
18.51

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.96
BCS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 2363 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. BCS: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BCS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 3.48 Max: 66.81
Current: 3.96
0.41
66.81
Dividend Payout 2.90
BCS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. BCS: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BCS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.41 Max: 17.33
Current: 2.9
0.08
17.33
Dividend Growth (3y) 5.70
BCS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
52% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. BCS: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BCS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.3  Med: 15.70 Max: 90.3
Current: 5.7
-67.3
90.3
Forward Dividend Yield 2.40
BCS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
68% of the 2153 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. BCS: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 20.18
BCS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2367 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. BCS: 20.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BCS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 17.73 Max: 340.48
Current: 20.18
2.09
340.48
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.60
BCS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. BCS: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BCS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.5  Med: -2.75 Max: 1.1
Current: -7.6
-23.5
1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.47
BCS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 2120 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BCS: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BCS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.90 Max: 4.48
Current: 0.47
0.43
4.48
Price/Projected FCF 0.59
BCS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. BCS: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BCS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.94 Max: 15.97
Current: 0.59
0.39
15.97
Price/Median PS Value 0.67
BCS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. BCS: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BCS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 4.85 Max: 8.74
Current: 0.67
0.35
8.74
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.40
BCS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. BCS: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BCS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.64 Max: 14.16
Current: 0.4
0.25
14.16
Price/Graham Number 0.73
BCS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 1943 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. BCS: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BCS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.20 Max: 2.96
Current: 0.73
0.24
2.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.05
BCS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. BCS: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BCS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 3.10 Max: 212.9
Current: 4.05
0.5
212.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.88
BCS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.68 vs. BCS: 10.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BCS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.7  Med: 20.60 Max: 119.4
Current: 10.88
-41.7
119.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $38383
EPS $ -0.04
Beta0.85
Short Percentage of Float0.09%
52-Week Range $9.57 - 18.05
Shares Outstanding(Mil)4196.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 38,584 39,522 40,407
EPS($) 1.36 1.60 1.79
EPS without NRI($) 1.36 1.60 1.79

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
Compare:HBC, JPM, C, TD, UBS » details
Traded in other countries:BCS.Argentina, BCY.Germany, BCS N.Mexico, BARC.Switzerland, BARW.UK, BCLYF.USA,
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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