IGM Financial (IGIFF) Receives a Hold from BMO Capital

BMO Capital analyst Tom Mackinnon maintained a Hold rating on IGM Financial (IGIFFResearch Report) today and set a price target of $44.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $36.62, close to its 52-week high of $36.65.

According to TipRanks.com, Mackinnon is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 17.8% and a 75.7% success rate. Mackinnon covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Fairfax Financial Holdings, Sun Life Financial, and Manulife Financial.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for IGM Financial with a $38.45 average price target, implying a 5.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on April 23, RBC Capital also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a C$44.00 price target.

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Based on IGM Financial’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $844 million and net profit of $229 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $797 million and had a net profit of $192 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 22 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of IGIFF in relation to earlier this year.

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IGM Financial, Inc. operates as a financial services company, which engages in the management and distribution of mutual funds and other managed asset products. It operates through the following segments: Investors Group, Mackenzie Investments, and Corporate & Other. The Investors Group segment provides financial advisory services for investments, retirement, mortgage, estate planning, tax planning, and insurance. The Mackenzi Investments segment offers funds products, private wealth solutions, managed assets, group plans, tax and estate planning, payout service, and dollar cost averaging. The Corporate and Other segment includes net investment income that are not allocated to other segments, proportionate share of earnings of Great-West Lifeco Inc., operating results for Investment Planning Counsel Inc., and consolidation elimination entries. The company was founded on August 3, 1978 and is headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada.