Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Financial Stocks: First Community Bancshares (NASDAQ: FCBC), Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE: EV) and LegacyTexas Financial (NASDAQ: LTXB)

By Austin Angelo

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Financial sector with new ratings on First Community Bancshares (NASDAQ: FCBC), Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE: EV) and LegacyTexas Financial (NASDAQ: LTXB).

First Community Bancshares (NASDAQ: FCBC)

KBW analyst Michael Perito reiterated a Hold rating on First Community Bancshares (NASDAQ: FCBC) on July 28 and set a price target of $27. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $27.38.

According to TipRanks.com, Perito is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 21.3% and a 79.6% success rate. Perito covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania, Enterprise Financial Services Corp, and Orrstown Financial Services Inc.

First Community Bancshares has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $27.

Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE: EV)

In a report issued on July 28, Robert Lee from KBW reiterated a Hold rating on Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE: EV), with a price target of $50. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $48.27, close to its 52-week high of $50.10.

According to TipRanks.com, Lee is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 9.4% and a 73.2% success rate. Lee covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Apollo Global Management LLC, Oaktree Capital Group Llc, and Janus Henderson Group plc.

Eaton Vance Corp has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $47.50.

LegacyTexas Financial (NASDAQ: LTXB)

In a report issued on July 28, Christopher Mcgratty from KBW reiterated a Buy rating on LegacyTexas Financial (NASDAQ: LTXB), with a price target of $43. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $38.68.

According to TipRanks.com, Mcgratty is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.0% and a 72.1% success rate. Mcgratty covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania, Enterprise Financial Services Corp, and Western New England Bancorp Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on LegacyTexas Financial is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $44.17, representing a 14.2% upside.

In a report issued on July 19, Piper Jaffray also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $46.50 price target.

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