Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Federated Investors (FII)

Federated Investors (FII) : 2 brokerage houses believe that Federated Investors (FII) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Federated Investors (FII). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Buy with a rank of 2. 1 analysts perceive the stock to be overvalued at the existing levels, hence their call is to Sell the stock. 1 others believe that the stock has run up ahead of its fundamentals and advise a Strong Sell on the stock.The median of all the 5 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Hold with a rating of 2.8.

Federated Investors (FII) : 4 Wall Street analysts covering Federated Investors (FII) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $32. The maximum price target given is $37 and the minimum target for short term is around $28, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $4.69.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Also, In the latest statement by the brokerage house, Jefferies maintains its outlook on Federated Investors (NYSE:FII). The current rating of the shares is Buy, according to the research report released by the firm. The brokerage firm raises the price target from $35 per share to $37 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 8, 2016.

Federated Investors (NYSE:FII): The stock opened at $32.54 and touched an intraday high of $32.85 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $32.47, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $32.84 with a gain of 0.71% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 1,077,634. The stock had closed at $32.61 in the previous trading session.

Federated Investors, Inc. (Federated) is a provider of investment management products and related financial services. The Company is engaged in sponsoring, marketing and providing investment-related services to various investment products, including mutual funds and Separate Accounts, which include separately managed accounts, institutional accounts, sub-advised funds and other managed products in both domestic and international markets. Federateds principal source of revenue is investment advisory fee income earned by various domestic subsidiaries of Federated pursuant to investment advisory contracts with the investment products. Federated provides investment advisory services to 131 Federated-sponsored funds (the Federated Funds). It markets these funds to banks, brokers and dealers and other financial intermediaries who use them to meet the needs of their customers, including retail investors, corporations and retirement plans.

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