Jefferies initiated Raymond James Financial(RJF:NYE) with Buy rating and $150 target

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Jefferies & Co. initiated coverage on Raymond James Financial with a Buy rating and a $150 target on the stock.

Stocktargetadvisor has a average target of $146 and a consensus Strong Buy rating on the stock.

STA Research’s analysis of the stock is Bearish with a score of 1.2 out of 10, where 0 is very bearish and 10 very bullish.

What to like:
Positive cash flow
The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
High volatility
The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.
Below median total returns
The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.
Overpriced compared to earnings
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.
Overpriced compared to book value
The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.
Overpriced on cashflow basis
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.
Poor return on equity
The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.
Low Earnings Growth
This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector


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