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Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Financial Stocks: istar Financial (STAR) and Service Properties (SVC)

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Financial sector with new ratings on istar Financial (STARResearch Report) and Service Properties (SVCResearch Report).

istar Financial (STAR)

In a report released today, Stephen Laws from Raymond James maintained a Buy rating on istar Financial, with a price target of $21.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $17.27.

According to TipRanks.com, Laws is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 16.3% and a 64.6% success rate. Laws covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as America First Multifamily Investors, NexPoint Real Estate ate Finance, and Finance of America Companies.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for istar Financial with a $21.00 average price target.

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Service Properties (SVC)

Wells Fargo analyst Dori Kesten maintained a Sell rating on Service Properties today and set a price target of $6.25. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $5.99, close to its 52-week low of $5.68.

According to TipRanks.com, Kesten is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 12.2% and a 64.2% success rate. Kesten covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Host Hotels & Resorts, Hersha Hospitality, and Diamondrock.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Service Properties is a Hold with an average price target of $8.50.

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