BNP Paribas SA (EPA:BNP)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in a research report issued on Friday.

A number of other research firms have also recently commented on BNP. Independent Research GmbH set a €52.00 ($57.78) price target on BNP Paribas SA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. HSBC set a €53.00 ($58.89) price target on BNP Paribas SA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, June 3rd. Deutsche Bank AG set a €58.00 ($64.44) price target on BNP Paribas SA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 6th. RBC Capital Markets set a €48.00 ($53.33) price target on BNP Paribas SA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein set a €54.40 ($60.44) price target on BNP Paribas SA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of €49.13 ($54.59).

Analyst Recommendations for BNP Paribas SA (EPA:BNP)

BNP Paribas SA (EPA:BNP) opened at 47.205 on Friday. BNP Paribas SA has a 12 month low of €35.27 and a 12 month high of €58.17. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is €45.14 and its 200 day moving average price is €44.57. The stock has a market cap of €58.80 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.837.

About BNP Paribas SA

BNP Paribas SA is a provider of banking and financial services, has four domestic retail banking markets in Europe, namely Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg. The Bank operates in 75 countries over 147,000 in Europe. The Bank operates in two divisions: Retail Banking & Services, which include Domestic Markets and a new entity, International Financial Services which includes the operations of BancWest, Europe-Mediterranean, Personal Finance, Wealth and Asset Management and Insurance, and Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB), including Corporate Banking, Global Markets and Securities Services.

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