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Analysts at Jefferies Group started coverage on shares of Springleaf Holdings (NASDAQ:LEAF) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $39.00 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 13.04% from the company’s current price.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in 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. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Springleaf Holdings currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $30.73.

Springleaf Holdings (NASDAQ:LEAF) traded up 2.22% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $34.50. The stock had a trading volume of 79,755 shares. Springleaf Holdings has a 52-week low of $18.51 and a 52-week high of $34.36. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $29.85 and a 200-day moving average of $26.37. The company has a market cap of $3.962 billion and a P/E ratio of 64.16.

Springleaf Holdings (NASDAQ:LEAF) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.07. Analysts expect that Springleaf Holdings will post $1.98 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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