Crypto-Friendly Signature Bank Added to JPMorgan’s ‘Focus List’

New York-based Signature Bank has been added to JPMorgan’s list of recommended products on Tuesday.  

  • JPMorgan analyst Steven Alexopoulos added Signature Bank (SBNY)  to its “focus list,” saying the bank is “positioned to ride the crypto wave.”
  • A focus list highlights recommended stocks published by the investment firm’s research department.
  • Deposit five-times growth in 2020 to more than $10 billion has “caught investors by surprise and triggered many questions about the opportunity for growing this newer business.”
  • Bank’s shares have had “very strong outperformance” year to date: Alexopoulos.
  • “Overweight” rating maintained, with price target of $250 a share, versus $195 now.

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