Analysts Conflicted on These Financial Names: Cubesmart (NYSE: CUBE) and Navient (NASDAQ: NAVI)

By Carrie Williams

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Financial sector with new ratings on Cubesmart (NYSE: CUBE) and Navient (NASDAQ: NAVI).

Cubesmart (NYSE: CUBE)

In a report released yesterday, George Hoglund from Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on Cubesmart (NYSE: CUBE), with a price target of $31. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $27.84.

According to TipRanks.com, Hoglund is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.5% and a 48.6% success rate. Hoglund covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as National Storage Affiliates Trust, Retail Properties of America Inc, and Retail Opportunity Investments.

Cubesmart has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $29.50.

Navient (NASDAQ: NAVI)

In a report released yesterday, John Hecht from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on Navient (NASDAQ: NAVI), with a price target of $17. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $14.93.

According to TipRanks.com, Hecht is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 12.2% and a 72.0% success rate. Hecht covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Consumer Portfolio Services, Discover Financial Services, and Pennantpark Investment Corp.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Navient is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $17.33, representing a 16.1% upside.

In a report issued on April 6, Credit Suisse also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $18 price target.

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