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3 Non-Bank Financial Stocks With Upside: Analysts

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) - CNinsure (CISG - Get Report), IFM Investments (CTC) and Noah Holdings (NOAH - Get Report) are non-banking financial stocks with potential to provide gains in the range of 33% to 58% based on analysts' consensus estimates of price targets.

In comparison, Goldman Sachs (GS - Get Report), American Express (AXP - Get Report), Morgan Stanley (MS - Get Report), American International Group (AIG - Get Report) and BlackRock (BLK - Get Report) are estimated to return between negative 25% and 18% over the next 12 months, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg.

Although CNinsure, IFM Investments and Noah Holdings have underperformed their U.S. peers during the last year, analysts expect them to rebound over the next one year.

On average, earning growth rates for the three companies of between 20% and 30% over the next 12 months are expected, while their U.S. counterparts could grow at 10% to 15%.

CNinsure and IFM Investments are trading at 1.7 and 1.9 times book, while Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are trading at 0.95 and 1.3 times book.

The stocks are stacked in terms of percentage upside, higher to highest.

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