Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: Close Brothers Group (OtherCBGPF) and Aker ASA (OtherAKAAF)

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Financial sector with new ratings on Close Brothers Group (CBGPFResearch Report) and Aker ASA (AKAAFResearch Report).

Close Brothers Group (CBGPF)

RBC Capital analyst Benjamin Toms maintained a Hold rating on Close Brothers Group on December 2 and set a price target of p1450.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $17.34.

Toms has an average return of 37.5% when recommending Close Brothers Group.

According to, Toms is ranked #688 out of 7791 analysts.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for Close Brothers Group with a $19.48 average price target, which is a 15.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on December 6, J.P. Morgan also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a £15.40 price target.

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In a report issued on December 2, Anders Holte from Kepler Capital maintained a Buy rating on Aker ASA, with a price target of NOK930.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $82.25, close to its 52-week high of $87.00.

Holte has an average return of 28.3% when recommending Aker ASA.

According to, Holte is ranked #2084 out of 7791 analysts.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Aker ASA is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $105.01.

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