Analysts Conflicted on These Financial Names: Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS), Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ: NDAQ) and Metlife (NYSE: MET)

By Austin Angelo

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Financial sector with new ratings on Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS), Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ: NDAQ) and Metlife (NYSE: MET).

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS)

In a report released yesterday, Susan Roth Katzke from Credit Suisse maintained a Buy rating on Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS), with a price target of $230. The company’s shares opened today at $215.87.

According to TipRanks.com, Katzke is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 17.1% and a 66.2% success rate. Katzke covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Citizens Financial, State Street Corp, and Bank of America.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Goldman Sachs Group Inc is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $241.67, representing an 12.0% upside.

In a report issued on April 13, CFRA also upgraded the stock to Buy with a $255 price target.
Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ: NDAQ)

Credit Suisse analyst Christian Bolu maintained a Buy rating on Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ: NDAQ) yesterday and set a price target of $78. The company’s shares opened today at $69.42.

According to TipRanks.com, Bolu is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.9% and a 62.7% success rate. Bolu covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Raymond James Financial, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, and Evercore Partners Inc.

Nasdaq Inc has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $73.67.

Metlife (NYSE: MET)

In a report released yesterday, John Nadel from Credit Suisse maintained a Hold rating on Metlife (NYSE: MET), with a price target of $66. The company’s shares opened today at $51.56.

Nadel has an average return of 3.6% when recommending Metlife.

According to TipRanks.com, Nadel is ranked #1077 out of 4557 analysts.

Metlife has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $61.

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