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Analysts Conflicted on These Financial Names: Bank of America (BAC), CME Group (CME) and Moody’s (MCO)

Companies in the Financial sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Bank of America (BACResearch Report), CME Group (CMEResearch Report) and Moody’s (MCOResearch Report).

Bank of America (BAC)

J.P. Morgan analyst Vivek Juneja maintained a Buy rating on Bank of America on July 27 and set a price target of $40.50. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $33.32.

According to TipRanks.com, Juneja is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.7% and a 57.0% success rate. Juneja covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Fifth Third Bancorp, and Citizens Financial.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Bank of America with a $42.46 average price target, implying a 26.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 12, Citigroup also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $40.00 price target.

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CME Group (CME)

In a report released yesterday, Ken Worthington from J.P. Morgan maintained a Hold rating on CME Group, with a price target of $204.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $199.52.

According to TipRanks.com, Worthington is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 0.9% and a 50.5% success rate. Worthington covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as AssetMark Financial Holdings, Victory Capital Holdings, and Janus Henderson Group.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for CME Group with a $218.92 average price target, representing a 12.0% upside. In a report issued on July 13, Deutsche Bank also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $213.00 price target.

Moody’s (MCO)

In a report issued on July 27, Andrew Steinerman from J.P. Morgan maintained a Buy rating on Moody’s, with a price target of $315.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $306.28.

According to TipRanks.com, Steinerman is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 10.1% and a 62.9% success rate. Steinerman covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as ARAMARK Holdings, Bright Horizons, and First Advantage.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Moody’s is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $306.23, representing a 3.4% upside. In a report issued on July 12, Raymond James also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $327.00 price target.

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