Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC), Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) and American Express (NYSE: AXP)

By Ryan Adsit

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC), Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) and American Express (NYSE: AXP) with neutral ratings,indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks.

Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC)

In a report released today, Jonathan Petersen from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC), with a price target of $36. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $33.71, close to its 52-week high of $34.56.

According to TipRanks.com, Petersen is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 12.0% and a 73.4% success rate. Petersen covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Government Properties Income Trust, Easterly Government Properties, and First Industrial Realty Trust.

Office Properties Trust has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $34.50.

Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP)

In a report released today, Omotayo Okusanya from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP), with a price target of $125. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $121.35.

According to TipRanks.com, Okusanya is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.4% and a 58.2% success rate. Okusanya covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Government Properties Income Trust, National Storage Affiliates Trust, and Retail Properties of America Inc.

Boston Properties has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $133.33.

American Express (NYSE: AXP)

Jefferies analyst John Hecht reiterated a Hold rating on American Express (NYSE: AXP) today and set a price target of $85. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $77.46.

According to TipRanks.com, Hecht is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 7.3% and a 60.5% success rate. Hecht covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Consumer Portfolio Services, Discover Financial Services, and Pennantpark Investment Corp.

American Express has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $84.50.

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