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Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight brokerages that are presently covering the company, Analyst Ratings News reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $42.83.

Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) traded down 0.80% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $45.96. 25,955 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Stifel Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $33.77 and a 52 week high of $51.59. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $46.01 and its 200-day moving average is $46.69. The company has a market cap of $3.008 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.94.

Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $546.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $552.75 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.58 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 24.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Stifel Financial Corp. will post $2.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

SF has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Susquehanna raised their price target on shares of Stifel Financial Corp. from $40.00 to $41.00 in a research note on Friday, May 9th.

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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