November 23, 2016 - By Clifton Ray
In a research report issued to clients on 23 November, Credit Suisse has upgraded Bank Of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) stock to a Neutral. BMO’s old rating was Underperform.
Out of 11 analysts covering Bank Of Montreal (NYSE:BMO), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 8 “Hold”. This means 9% are positive. $88 is the highest target while $71 is the lowest. The $77.71 average target is 17.72% above today’s ($66.01) stock price. Bank Of Montreal has been the topic of 21 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Tuesday, March 8, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Sector Perform” on Wednesday, August 26. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Wednesday, August 24 report. On Wednesday, August 26 the stock rating was maintained by National Bank Canada with “Sector Perform”. The stock of Bank of Montreal (USA) (NYSE:BMO) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 11. The company was downgraded on Thursday, May 26 by TD Securities. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BMO in a report on Wednesday, August 26 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock of Bank of Montreal (USA) (NYSE:BMO) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, September 21 by Dundee Securities. Bank of America reinitiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, November 1 report. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, May 26.
About 159,097 shares traded hands. Bank of Montreal (USA) (NYSE:BMO) has risen 2.38% since April 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.95% the S&P500.
Bank of Montreal is a financial services company. The company has a market cap of $42.53 billion. The Bank provides a range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking services and products. It has a 13.2 P/E ratio. The Bank’s operating groups include Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, BMO Capital Markets (BMO CM) and Corporate Services, including Technology and Operations.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Bank of Montreal is one of the largest banks in North America, is also one of Canada’s oldest banks. The bank offers a complete range of financial services in our chosen markets on both sides of the Canada-United States border. The bank offers to all of their clients not just financial products, but knowledge-based solutions, custom-made to add value in their financial affairs.”
Bank of Montreal (BMO), incorporated on March 15, 1995, is a financial services company. The Bank provides a range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking services and products. The Bank’s operating groups include Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, BMO Capital Markets (BMO CM) and Corporate Services, including Technology and Operations. The Bank operates primarily in Canada and the United States. It also has activities in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Caribbean and Asia.
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By Clifton Ray