Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: Everest Re (NYSE: RE), Voya Financial (NYSE: VOYA) and Citizens Financial (NYSE: CFG)

By Jason Carr

Companies in the Financial sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Everest Re (NYSE: RE), Voya Financial (NYSE: VOYA) and Citizens Financial (NYSE: CFG).

Everest Re (NYSE: RE)

Wells Fargo analyst Elyse Greenspan reiterated a Hold rating on Everest Re (NYSE: RE) on May 22. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $246.27, close to its 52-week high of $258.30.

According to TipRanks.com, Greenspan is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 2.5% and a 61.9% success rate. Greenspan covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as American International Group, Marsh & Mclennan Companies, and Renaissancere Holdings Ltd.

Everest Re has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $251.

Voya Financial (NYSE: VOYA)

In a report issued on May 22, Sean Dargan from Wells Fargo reiterated a Buy rating on Voya Financial (NYSE: VOYA). The company’s shares closed yesterday at $35.02.

Dargan observed:

“We expect VOYA to complete the EPS ramp in Q2 2018, at which the company could also announce its new financial targets.”

According to TipRanks.com, Dargan is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 8.5% and a 58.1% success rate. Dargan covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Marsh & Mclennan Companies, Prudential Financial Inc, and Fidelity & Guaranty Life.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Voya Financial is Strong Buy and the average price target is $50.50, representing a 44.2% upside.

In a report issued on May 8, Citigroup also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $51 price target.
Citizens Financial (NYSE: CFG)

Credit Suisse analyst Susan Roth Katzke reiterated a Hold rating on Citizens Financial (NYSE: CFG) on May 21 and set a price target of $37. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $35.09.

According to TipRanks.com, Katzke is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 18.1% and a 71.1% success rate. Katzke covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Goldman Sachs Group Inc, State Street Corp, and Bank of America.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Citizens Financial is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $39, representing an 11.1% upside.

In a report issued on May 17, RBC Capital also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $35 price target.

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