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Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: American Express (AXP) and Regions Financial (RF)

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Financial sector with new ratings on American Express (AXPResearch Report) and Regions Financial (RFResearch Report).

American Express (AXP)

Morgan Stanley analyst Betsy Graseck maintained a Hold rating on American Express today and set a price target of $155.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $153.01.

According to TipRanks.com, Graseck is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.0% and a 49.4% success rate. Graseck covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Discover Financial Services, and Capital One Financial.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for American Express with a $176.17 average price target, which is a 10.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 11, Barclays also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $157.00 price target.

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Regions Financial (RF)

Raymond James analyst Michael Rose maintained a Buy rating on Regions Financial today and set a price target of $24.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $20.65.

According to TipRanks.com, Rose is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.5% and a 42.9% success rate. Rose covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Pinnacle Financial Partners, Texas Capital Bancshares, and Third Coast Bancshares.

Regions Financial has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $23.50, a 12.3% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 11, Jefferies also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $22.00 price target.

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