Analysts Conflictied on These Financial Names: Toronto Dominion Bank (NYSE: TD), James River Group (NASDAQ: JRVR) and Capital One Financial (NYSE: COF)

By Ryan Adsit

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Financial sector with new ratings on Toronto Dominion Bank (NYSE: TD), James River Group (NASDAQ: JRVR) and Capital One Financial (NYSE: COF).

Toronto Dominion Bank (NYSE: TD)

Credit Suisse analyst Kevin Choquette assigned a Buy rating to Toronto Dominion Bank (NYSE: TD) today. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $45.53, close to its 52-week high of $46.10.

According to TipRanks.com, Choquette is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.0% and a 75.9% success rate. Choquette covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Canadian Bank of Commerce, Manulife Financial Corp, and Great Western Bancorp.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Toronto Dominion Bank is Hold and the average price target is $59, representing a 29.6% upside.

In a report issued on November 1, Merrill Lynch also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $48 price target.
James River Group (NASDAQ: JRVR)

KBW analyst Meyer Shields downgraded James River Group (NASDAQ: JRVR) to Hold today and set a price target of $40. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $40.18, close to its 52-week high of $41.16.

According to TipRanks.com, Shields is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.6% and a 73.5% success rate. Shields covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Argo Group International Holdings Ltd, American International Group, and Horace Mann Educators Corp.

James River Group has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $41.

Capital One Financial (NYSE: COF)

In a report released today, Chris Brendler from Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Capital One Financial (NYSE: COF) to Hold, with a price target of $84. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $80.99, close to its 52-week high of $81.25.

According to TipRanks.com, Brendler is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 1.4% and a 57.1% success rate. Brendler covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Discover Financial Services, Everi Holdings Inc, and American Express.

Capital One Financial has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $74.86.