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Analysts Conflicted on These Financial Names: Air Lease (AL) and Lincoln National (LNC)

Companies in the Financial sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Air Lease (ALResearch Report) and Lincoln National (LNCResearch Report).

Air Lease (AL)

Barclays analyst Mark Devries maintained a Buy rating on Air Lease on January 7 and set a price target of $61.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $45.77.

According to TipRanks.com, Devries is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 17.0% and a 64.7% success rate. Devries covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Discover Financial Services, Fidelity National Financial, and First American Financial.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Air Lease is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $55.67.

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Lincoln National (LNC)

Barclays analyst Tracy Benguigui maintained a Hold rating on Lincoln National on January 7 and set a price target of $72.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $72.66, close to its 52-week high of $77.57.

According to TipRanks.com, Benguigui is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 5.0% and a 59.1% success rate. Benguigui covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as American International Group, Brighthouse Financial, and Prudential Financial.

Lincoln National has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $78.14, representing an 8.0% upside. In a report issued on January 5, Evercore ISI also downgraded the stock to Hold with a $75.00 price target.

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