Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Financial Stocks: State National Comps (NASDAQ: SNC), Forestar Group Inc (NYSE: FOR) and Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AINV)

By Jason Carr

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Financial sector with new ratings on State National Comps (NASDAQ: SNC), Forestar Group Inc (NYSE: FOR) and Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AINV).

State National Comps (NASDAQ: SNC)

JMP Securities analyst Matthew Carletti reiterated a Buy rating on State National Comps (NASDAQ: SNC) today. The company’s shares opened today at $11.42.

According to TipRanks.com, Carletti is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.9% and a 74.5% success rate. Carletti covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Argo Group International Holdings Ltd, Heritage Insurance Holdings, and Renaissancere Holdings Ltd.

State National Comps has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy.

Forestar Group Inc (NYSE: FOR)

In a report released today, Steven Chercover from D.A. Davidson reiterated a Buy rating on Forestar Group Inc (NYSE: FOR), with a price target of $16. The company’s shares opened today at $11.85.

According to TipRanks.com, Chercover is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 12.6% and a 77.2% success rate. Chercover covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Clearwater Paper, Sonoco Products, and Intl Paper Co.

Forestar Group Inc has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $16.

Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AINV)

In a report released yesterday, Arren Cyganovich from D.A. Davidson reiterated a Hold rating on Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AINV), with a price target of $5.50. The company’s shares opened today at $6.10, close to its 52-week high of $6.39.

According to TipRanks.com, Cyganovich is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 8.1% and a 74.3% success rate. Cyganovich covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Fidus Investment Corporation, Pennantpark Investment Corp., and BlackRock Capital Investment.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Apollo Investment Corp. is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $6, representing a -1.6% downside.

In a report issued on November 8, BMO Capital also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock.