Springleaf Holdings Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (NASDAQ:LEAF)
Springleaf Holdings (NASDAQ:LEAF) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are presently covering the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $29.90.
Springleaf Holdings (NASDAQ:LEAF) traded down 0.36% on Tuesday, hitting $33.16. 6,190 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Springleaf Holdings has a 1-year low of $18.51 and a 1-year high of $33.92. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $29.29 and a 200-day moving average of $26.24. The company has a market cap of $3.808 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 63.27.
Springleaf Holdings (NASDAQ:LEAF) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.07. Analysts expect that Springleaf Holdings will post $1.98 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on LEAF. Analysts at Raymond James downgraded shares of Springleaf Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They now have a $28.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at JMP Securities raised their price target on shares of Springleaf Holdings from $32.00 to $36.00 in a research note on Monday, August 11th. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Springleaf Holdings from $30.00 to $36.00 in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
Springleaf Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:LEAF) is a consumer finance company providing loan products to customers through it’s nationwide branch network and through iLoan, it’s Internet lending division.
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