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Analysts Conflicted on These Financial Names: Arthur J Gallagher & Co (AJG), Alexandria Equities (ARE) and Franklin Resources (BEN)

Companies in the Financial sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Arthur J Gallagher & Co (AJGResearch Report), Alexandria Equities (AREResearch Report) and Franklin Resources (BENResearch Report).

Arthur J Gallagher & Co (AJG)

According to TipRanks.com, Motemaden is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 5.0% and a 54.8% success rate. Motemaden covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Marsh & Mclennan Companies, W. R. Berkley Corporation, and Trean Insurance Group.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Arthur J Gallagher & Co is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $193.86, which is a 4.9% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 28, Jefferies also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $211.00 price target.

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Alexandria Equities (ARE)

According to TipRanks.com, McGrath is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 3.3% and a 51.9% success rate. McGrath covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Essential Properties Realty, Four Corners Property, and Community Healthcare.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Alexandria Equities is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $190.00, representing a 16.7% upside. In a report issued on July 14, Robert W. Baird also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $193.00 price target.

Franklin Resources (BEN)

Evercore ISI analyst Glenn Schorr maintained a Sell rating on Franklin Resources on July 28 and set a price target of $23.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $27.45.

According to TipRanks.com, Schorr is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 3.6% and a 49.3% success rate. Schorr covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as BrightSphere Investment Group, Apollo Global Management, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Sell analyst consensus rating for Franklin Resources with a $24.73 average price target.

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