Stifel Financial Corp. Receives New Coverage from Analysts at JMP Securities (SF)
Research analysts at JMP Securities initiated coverage on shares of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) in a report released on Wednesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “market perform” rating on the stock.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on SF. Analysts at Raymond James upgraded shares of Stifel Financial Corp. from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, August 28th. They now have a $47.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Susquehanna raised their price target on shares of Stifel Financial Corp. from $32.00 to $34.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, August 9th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Susquehanna raised their price target on shares of Stifel Financial Corp. from $30.00 to $32.00 in a research note to investors on Monday, July 15th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $35.80.
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) opened at 38.595 on Wednesday. Stifel Financial Corp. has a 1-year low of $28.80 and a 1-year high of $43.13. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $41.06 and a 200-day moving average of $36.75. The company has a market cap of $2.438 billion and a P/E ratio of 21.28.
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) last released its earnings data on Thursday, August 8th. The company reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $511.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $485.27 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. Stifel Financial Corp.’s revenue was up 33.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Stifel Financial Corp. will post $2.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Stifel Financial Corp. is a financial holding company. The Company’s subsidiary is Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:SF), a full-service retail and institutional brokerage and investment banking firm.
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