Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: Santander Consumer USA (NYSE: SC), FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSV) and BankUnited (NYSE: BKU)

By Ryan Adsit

Companies in the Financial sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Santander Consumer USA (NYSE: SC), FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSV) and BankUnited (NYSE: BKU).

Santander Consumer USA (NYSE: SC)

BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham reiterated a Buy rating on Santander Consumer USA (NYSE: SC) yesterday and set a price target of $14. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $12.96.

According to TipRanks.com, Fotheringham is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 15.4% and a 78.9% success rate. Fotheringham covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Discover Financial Services, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, and Apollo Investment Corp.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Santander Consumer USA is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $15.10, representing a 16.5% upside.

In a report issued on July 18, JMP Securities also upgraded the stock to Buy with a $16 price target.
FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSV)

BMO Capital analyst Stephen Macleod reiterated a Hold rating on FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSV) on July 26 and set a price target of $68. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $64.94, close to its 52-week high of $67.41.

According to TipRanks.com, Macleod is ranked #260 out of 4160 analysts.

FirstService Corporation has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $66.50.

BankUnited (NYSE: BKU)

In a report issued on July 26, Lana Chan from BMO Capital reiterated a Hold rating on BankUnited (NYSE: BKU), with a price target of $39. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $34.54.

According to TipRanks.com, Chan is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 14.7% and a 81.4% success rate. Chan covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Westamerica Bancorporation, Huntington Bancshares Inc, and Cathay General Bancorp.

BankUnited has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $38.25.

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