Shares of Chase Manhattan Corp. could hit a price of $150 within 18 months, analyst Henry C. "Chip" Dickson of Salomon Smith Barney Inc. said in a report.

The New York banking company's stock ended trading on Wednesday at $114.4375, up 18.75 cents, after Mr. Dickson made his projection and reiterated a "buy" recommendation based on his strong outlook for the company.

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