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Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: Kemper (KMPR) and Blackstone Mortgage (BXMT)

Companies in the Financial sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Kemper (KMPRResearch Report) and Blackstone Mortgage (BXMTResearch Report).

Kemper (KMPR)

In a report released yesterday, Matthew Carletti from JMP Securities reiterated a Buy rating on Kemper, with a price target of $85.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $47.09, close to its 52-week low of $45.64.

According to TipRanks.com, Carletti is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 2.3% and a 55.1% success rate. Carletti covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Argo Group International Holdings, Heritage Insurance Holdings, and Old Republic International.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Kemper with a $67.33 average price target.

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Blackstone Mortgage (BXMT)

In a report released today, Steven Delaney from JMP Securities reiterated a Hold rating on Blackstone Mortgage. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $29.96, close to its 52-week low of $29.26.

According to TipRanks.com, Delaney is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 15.0% and a 63.7% success rate. Delaney covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Claros Mortgage Trust, Inc., Franklin BSP Realty Trust, and Broadmark Realty Capital.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Blackstone Mortgage with a $35.00 average price target.

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