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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 0.50
BCS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. BCS: 0.50 )
BCS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.5

Equity to Asset 0.04
BCS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 2021 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 1845 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BCS: 0.17 )
BCS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.17

0.17
0.81
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.40
BCS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 29.47 vs. BCS: 7.40 )
BCS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.68   Max: 35.25
Current: 7.4

-5.68
35.25
Net-margin (%) 1.29
BCS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. BCS: 1.29 )
BCS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.87   Max: 31.1
Current: 1.29

-3.87
31.1
ROE (%) 0.72
BCS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. BCS: 0.72 )
BCS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.91   Max: 24.56
Current: 0.72

-1.91
24.56
ROA (%) 0.03
BCS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. BCS: 0.03 )
BCS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.07   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.03

-0.07
0.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 101.01
BCS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 77.18 vs. BCS: 101.01 )
BCS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27.2   Max: 272.02
Current: 101.01

-27.2
272.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.60
BCS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BCS: -4.60 )
BCS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.2   Max: 22.7
Current: -4.6

-11.2
22.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -32.40
BCS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. BCS: -32.40 )
BCS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.4   Max: 21.2
Current: -32.4

-32.4
21.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -46.40
BCS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. BCS: -46.40 )
BCS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.4   Max: 29.6
Current: -46.4

-46.4
29.6
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Guru Trades

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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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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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 2014-09-30 Add 67.59%0.44%$14.26 - $15.53 $ 15.22%5376861
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 Add 2426.98%0.02%$14.26 - $15.53 $ 15.22%761505
Arnold Schneider 2014-06-30 Reduce -20.55%0.27%$14.55 - $17.73 $ 15.2-7%584254
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 New Buy$14.55 - $17.73 $ 15.2-7%30135
Arnold Schneider 2014-03-31 Add 271.11%0.95%$15.41 - $19.317 $ 15.2-12%735327
Arnold Schneider 2013-12-31 New Buy0.33%$16.04 - $18.08 $ 15.2-11%198143
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Add 30.62%0.13%$16.04 - $18.08 $ 15.2-11%2569370
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Add 30.51%0.11%$17.03 - $19.9 $ 15.2-16%292856
Ken Fisher 2013-09-30 Sold Out $17.03 - $19.9 $ 15.2-16%0
Ken Fisher 2013-06-30 Reduce -40.75%$17.12 - $20.03 $ 15.2-18%11766
Ken Fisher 2013-03-31 Reduce -39.93%$17.27 - $20.55 $ 15.2-19%19858
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 New Buy0.42%$14.09 - $17.47 $ 15.2-2%2079901
Ken Fisher 2012-12-31 Reduce -58.68%$14.09 - $17.47 $ 15.2-2%33059
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Reduce -99.5%0.49%$9.29 - $14.82 $ 15.231%80006
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.27%$9.29 - $14.82 $ 15.231%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-09-30 Sold Out $9.29 - $14.82 $ 15.231%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-06-30 New Buy$10.59 - $15.04 $ 15.220%500
Ken Fisher 2012-03-31 New Buy0.63%$11.18 - $16.24 $ 15.213%15579841
David Dreman 2011-09-30 Add 51.4%0.02%$8.55 - $16.74 $ 15.226%279555
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 62.30
BCS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. BCS: 62.30 )
BCS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 2348
Current: 62.3

1.09
2348
P/B 0.67
BCS's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. BCS: 0.67 )
BCS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.61
Current: 0.67

0.12
2.61
P/S 1.32
BCS's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. BCS: 1.32 )
BCS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 11.58
Current: 1.32

0.51
11.58
EV-to-EBIT 43.57
BCS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. BCS: 43.57 )
BCS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -69.3   Max: 195.7
Current: 43.57

-69.3
195.7
Shiller P/E 7.66
BCS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BCS: 7.66 )
BCS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 15.53
Current: 7.66

0.82
15.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.34
BCS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 1880 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. BCS: 2.34 )
BCS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 66.38
Current: 2.34

0.7
66.38
Dividend Payout 1.42
BCS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. BCS: 1.42 )
BCS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 17.33
Current: 1.42

0.02
17.33
Dividend growth (3y) 13.20
BCS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1131 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) 18.59
BCS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. BCS: 18.59 )
BCS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.42   Max: 514.24
Current: 18.59

5.42
514.24
Share Buyback Rate -2.40
BCS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 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 0.77
BCS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BCS: 0.77 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3.92
Current: 0.77

0.43
3.92
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.23
BCS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. BCS: 0.23 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 15.5
Current: 0.23

0.08
15.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.38
BCS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. BCS: 0.38 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 3.54
Current: 0.38

0.18
3.54
Price/Graham Number 1.21
BCS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. BCS: 1.21 )
BCS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.83
Current: 1.21

0.24
1.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.30
BCS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2006 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. BCS: 2.30 )
BCS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 242.5
Current: 2.3

0.5
242.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 43.66
BCS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. BCS: 43.66 )
BCS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 17.9   Max: 183.3
Current: 43.66

17.9
183.3

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
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Traded in other countries:BARW.UK, BARC.UK, BCLYF.USA, BCY.Germany, BCY2.Germany, 131700.UK, BCS N.Mexico,
Barclays PLC was incorporated in England and Wales on 20 July 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 operating has eight operating segments: UK Retail and Business Banking, Europe Retail and Business Banking, Africa Retail and Business Banking, Barclaycard, Investment Bank, Corporate Banking, Wealth and Investment Management and Head Office and Other Operations.
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