Analysts’ Top Financial Picks: GWB, ISBC

By Carrie Williams

There’s a lot to be optimistic about in the Financial sector as 2 analysts just weighed in on Great Western Bancorp (NYSE: GWB) and Investors Bancorp (NASDAQ: ISBC) with bullish sentiments.

Great Western Bancorp (NYSE: GWB)

In a report released today, Erik Zwick from Stephens reiterated a Buy rating on Great Western Bancorp (NYSE: GWB), with a price target of $46. The company’s shares opened today at $38.47.

According to TipRanks.com, Zwick is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 10.7% and a 57.1% success rate. Zwick covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Mainsource Financial Group, First Financial Bancorp, and Lakeland Financial Corp.

Great Western Bancorp has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $45.75.

Investors Bancorp (NASDAQ: ISBC)

In a report released today, Austin Nicholas from Stephens reiterated a Buy rating on Investors Bancorp (NASDAQ: ISBC), with a price target of $16. The company’s shares opened today at $12.90.

According to TipRanks.com, Nicholas is ranked #1620 out of 4160 analysts.

Investors Bancorp has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $15.75.

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