UPDATE: McAdams Wright Ragen Downgrades StanCorp Financial Group to Hold on Limited Upside
McAdams Wright Ragen reduced its rating on StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE: SFG) from Buy to Hold and suspends its previous $35 price target.
McAdams Wright Ragen noted, "We are lowering our rating to Hold from Buy as the stock is bumping up against our $35 target price. In the near term, we think SFG is likely to trade at a discount to book until it is successful in re-risking its group insurance book and improving returns. For those investors with a longer time horizon and the stamina to weather continued quarterly volatility, we think the shares remain an attractive portfolio holding."
StanCorp Financial Group closed at $34.61 on Wednesday.
Latest Ratings for SFG
|Jan 2015||DA Davidson||Maintains||Hold|
|Oct 2014||Sterne Agee||Upgrades||Neutral||Buy|
|Sep 2014||Deutsche Bank||Initiates Coverage on||Hold|
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