Analysis of Barclays share price

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Among the most popular British shares on the stock exchange markets we find those of the banking sector such as shares of Barclays Banking Group. To learn more about this company and its shares, we offer you the opportunity to follow its share price in real time and read a historical analysis of its price over ten years as well as other information and explanations on the activities of this company.  

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British Banks fall after waiving dividends

03/04/2020 - 11h36

The British financial market saw a remarkable drop in the performance of its major bank stocks on Wednesday. Already on Tuesday, the London Stock Exchange was punctuated by declines in the turnover of several groups, but also by the suspension of dividends.

Elements that can influence the price of this asset:

Analysis N°1

First of all, we will closely monitor the Barclays Group's international growth and expansion opportunities and possibilities, particularly in emerging economies with branch openings or possible takeovers.

Analysis N°2

Barclays' strategy to attract an increasingly younger clientele, particularly for the sale of investment products, is a strategy to be followed in the coming months and years.

Analysis N°3

Similarly, all Barclays' developments in the online banking segment that was one of its gaps will be monitored.

Analysis N°4

It is also interesting to monitor any changes in economic and financial policies around the world.

Analysis N°5

Finally, of course, competition plays an undeniable role in the way this Barclays stock evolves. A sectoral analysis and an analysis of the market shares of each of these major players is therefore essential.

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About Barclays Bank:

Barclays is a British banking group that is one of the largest in the country. Its activities can be basically divided into three main sectors as follows:

The group currently manages 567.4 million Euros of deposits and 541.6 million Euros of credit. It mainly touches the European market.


The major competitors of Barclays:

The Barclays Group is a British banking group that exercises systematic banking activities and acts also as an investment bank. In this role it faces competition from various groups according to the activity sector concerned.  

From a general point of view, in the United Kingdom, Barclays is the second bank in the country, just after HSBC. It is followed by the Lloyds Banking Group, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Chartered, National Westminster bank, Santander, CYBG, Virgin Money and the Co-operative Bank.

Concerning the systematic world classification of level 2 banks, Barclays holds the leading position worldwide. It is followed by Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, ICBC, Mitsubishi UFJ and Wells Fargo.

To conclude, in the investment bank sector, Barclays holds ninth position following Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, J P Morgan, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, and UBS. Nomura holds tenth position in this category.

It is primordial that you know the major competitors of Barclays Bank if you plan to speculate online on its stock market share price. To do so we would particularly recommend that you follow the events and news of these companies and their financial results.


The major partners of Barclays:

And here, to conclude, are some major partnerships implemented by the Barclays Group that will assist you in your fundamental analyses.


Price analysis of Barclays shares:

The price of Barclays shares is currently quoted on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. It is also integrated into the calculations for the FTSE 100 stock exchange index.


Economic and financial history of the Barclays Company:


Important stock market data about Barclays shares:


The factors in favour of a rise in the Barclays share price:

To deepen your understanding of Barclays shares and this company itself it is necessary to understand this company’s current strengths and weaknesses. This is exactly what we offer in this detailed summary of the strengths and weaknesses that characterise this group.

We shall start this detailed analysis with a summary of the major advantages that this company possesses at present which could promote its growth and enable it to improve its future profitability:


The arguments in favour of a drop in the Barclays share price:

As you are undoubtedly aware, the Barclays Group does not only possess advantages and strengths from an investor’s point of view, there are also certain weaknesses that you should know of and understand for completing your analyses of this company’s share price. Here as follows are the major disadvantages:

The factors we have examined here should not of course be analysed alone but used as part of an overall updated analysis. The fundamental analysis that you complete will enable you to confirm if the advantages and disadvantages are still the same or if they have changed and will also enable you to take into account the other exterior factors that could exert a strong influence on the growth of this bank and therefore the future movements of its share price on the stock markets.

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