PNC Financial (PNC) Receives a Hold from Oppenheimer

In a report issued on July 2, Chris Kotowski from Oppenheimer maintained a Hold rating on PNC Financial (PNCResearch Report). The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $102.15.

According to, Kotowski is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.2% and a 57.9% success rate. Kotowski covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Apollo Global Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and New Mountain Finance.

Currently, the analyst consensus on PNC Financial is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $117.67, implying an 11.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on June 24, Morgan Stanley also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $109.00 price target.

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PNC Financial’s market cap is currently $43.34B and has a P/E ratio of 9.60. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 1.12.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 93 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of PNC in relation to earlier this year.

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PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. engages in the provision of diversified financial services. The company’s financial services include: retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-backed lending; wealth management and asset management. It operates through the following segments: Retail Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Asset Management Group, and BlackRock. The Retail Banking segment provides deposit, lending, brokerage, trust, investment management, and cash management services to consumer and small business customers within its primary geographic markets. The Corporate & Institutional segment provides lending, treasury management, and capital markets-related products and services to mid-sized corporations, government and not-for-profit entities, and selectively to large corporations. The Asset Management Group segment includes personal wealth management for high net worth and ultra high net worth clients and institutional asset management. The BlackRock segment operates as a publicly-traded investment management firm providing a broad range of investment, risk management and technology services to institutional and retail clients worldwide. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.