Analysts’ Top Financial Picks: Mastercard (MA), Blackrock Inc (BLK)

There’s a lot to be optimistic about in the Financial sector as 2 analysts just weighed in on Mastercard (MAResearch Report) and Blackrock Inc (BLKResearch Report) with bullish sentiments.

Mastercard (MA)

Oppenheimer analyst Glenn Greene maintained a Buy rating on Mastercard today and set a price target of $259. The company’s shares opened today at $240.67, close to its 52-week high of $240.97.

According to TipRanks.com, Greene is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 20.0% and a 85.6% success rate. Greene covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Jack Henry & Associates, Fidelity National Info, and Total System Services.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Mastercard is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $250.61, implying a 4.1% upside from current levels. In a report issued on April 11, Wells Fargo also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $270 price target.

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Blackrock Inc (BLK)

In a report released today, Michael Cyprys from Morgan Stanley maintained a Buy rating on Blackrock Inc, with a price target of $545. The company’s shares opened today at $466.98.

According to TipRanks.com, Cyprys is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 3.7% and a 55.4% success rate. Cyprys covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as BrightSphere Investment Group plc, Apollo Global Management LLC, and Victory Capital Holdings Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Blackrock Inc is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $492.38, representing a 5.4% upside. In a report issued on April 8, UBS also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $500 price target.

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