Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: Medical Properties (NYSE: MPW) and Lincoln National Corp (NYSE: LNC)

By Carrie Williams

There’s a lot to be optimistic about in the Financial sector as 2 analysts just weighed in on Medical Properties (NYSE: MPW) and Lincoln National Corp (NYSE: LNC) with bullish sentiments.

Medical Properties (NYSE: MPW)

In a report released today, Frank Morgan from RBC Capital reiterated a Buy rating on Medical Properties (NYSE: MPW), with a price target of $16. The company’s shares opened today at $13.37.

According to TipRanks.com, Morgan is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 13.4% and a 66.3% success rate. Morgan covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Fresenius Medical Care Corp, Quest Diagnostics Inc, and Surgery Partners Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Medical Properties is Strong Buy and the average price target is $15, representing a 12.2% upside.

In a report issued on May 4, Jefferies also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $15 price target.
Lincoln National Corp (NYSE: LNC)

In a report released today, Mark Dwelle from RBC Capital reiterated a Buy rating on Lincoln National Corp (NYSE: LNC), with a price target of $77. The company’s shares opened today at $67.15, close to its 52-week high of $73.31.

According to TipRanks.com, Dwelle is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 12.9% and a 82.1% success rate. Dwelle covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as American Equity Investment Life, American International Group, and Marsh & Mclennan Companies.

Lincoln National Corp has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $78.20.

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