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Shares of JGWPT Holdings (NYSE:JGW) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the eight analysts that are presently covering the company, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $14.48.

JGW has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of JGWPT Holdings in a research note on Monday, August 18th. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $14.00. Separately, analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised their price target on shares of JGWPT Holdings from $12.50 to $15.50 in a research note on Friday, August 15th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of JGWPT Holdings from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, July 21st. They now have a $11.30 price target on the stock.

JGWPT Holdings (NYSE:JGW) opened at 13.50 on Friday. JGWPT Holdings has a 52 week low of $9.43 and a 52 week high of $19.88. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $11.76 and a 200-day moving average of $13.54. The company’s market cap is $172.7 million.

JGWPT Holdings (NYSE:JGW) last released its earnings data on Thursday, August 14th. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $123.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $65.71 million. On average, analysts predict that JGWPT Holdings will post $1.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

JGWPT Holdings Inc is a direct response marketer that provides liquidity to its customers by purchasing structured settlement, annuity and lottery payment streams, as well as interests in the proceeds of legal claims, in the United States.

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