Canaccord Genuity Maintains a Buy Rating on Brookfield Asset Mng (BAM)

Canaccord Genuity analyst Mark Rothschild maintained a Buy rating on Brookfield Asset Mng (BAMResearch Report) today and set a price target of $71.50. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $66.63, close to its 52-week high of $66.80.

Rothschild has an average return of 13.4% when recommending Brookfield Asset Mng.

According to TipRanks.com, Rothschild is ranked #182 out of 5913 analysts.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Brookfield Asset Mng with a $65.60 average price target, implying a 1.1% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 30, CIBC also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $67.50 price target.

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Based on Brookfield Asset Mng’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $18.13 billion and net profit of $846 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $16.59 billion and had a net profit of $1.88 billion.

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Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. engages in the ownership and operation of assets of its shareholder and clients with a focus on real estate, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. It operates through the following business segments: Asset Management, Real Estate, Renewable Power, Infrastructure, Private Equity, Residential Development, and Corporate Activities. The Asset Management segment includes managing the listed partnerships of the company, private funds and public securities on behalf of its investors and the company. The Real Estate segment is comprised of the ownership, operation and development of core office, core retail, opportunistic and other properties. The Renewable Power segment encompasses the ownership, operation and development of hydroelectric, wind, solar, storage and other power generating facilities. The Infrastructure segment consists of the ownership, operation and development of utilities, transport, energy, communications and sustainable resource assets. The Private Equity segment refers to the broad range of industries, and is mostly focused on construction, other business services, energy, and industrial operations. The Residential Development segment represents homebuilding, condominium development and land development. The Corporate Activities segment handles investment of cash and financial assets, as well as the management of the corporate capitalization of the company, including corporate borrowings and preferred equity. The company was founded on August 1, 1997 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.