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Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: LPL Financial (LPLA), Goldman Sachs Group (GS) and Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Companies in the Financial sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on LPL Financial (LPLAResearch Report), Goldman Sachs Group (GSResearch Report) and Synchrony Financial (SYFResearch Report).

LPL Financial (LPLA)

J.P. Morgan analyst Ken Worthington maintained a Hold rating on LPL Financial yesterday and set a price target of $220.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $187.01.

According to TipRanks.com, Worthington is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.3% and a 48.7% success rate. Worthington covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as AssetMark Financial Holdings, Janus Henderson Group, and Brookfield Asset Mng.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for LPL Financial with a $233.71 average price target.

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Goldman Sachs Group (GS)

In a report issued on July 18, Kian Abouhossein from J.P. Morgan maintained a Buy rating on Goldman Sachs Group, with a price target of $396.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $318.05.

According to TipRanks.com, Abouhossein is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 11.9% and a 54.4% success rate. Abouhossein covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Deutsche Bank AG, Commerzbank AG, and Morgan Stanley.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Goldman Sachs Group is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $390.60, a 28.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 8, Jefferies also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $355.00 price target.

Synchrony Financial (SYF)

J.P. Morgan analyst Richard Shane maintained a Hold rating on Synchrony Financial on July 18 and set a price target of $41.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $32.89.

According to TipRanks.com, Shane is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 14.1% and a 64.8% success rate. Shane covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Claros Mortgage Trust, Inc., Discover Financial Services, and Kkr Real Estate Finance.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Synchrony Financial with a $40.50 average price target, representing a 26.6% upside. In a report issued on July 13, Wells Fargo also downgraded the stock to Hold with a $32.00 price target.

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