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Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid.
Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday as follows:
Amicus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) was initiated with an Overweight rating and the price target was set at 20 at Cantor Fitz. The consensus target price is at 18.56.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) BMO Capital Markets maintained it as Market Perform with a 153 target, and Mizuho maintained its Neutral rating but lowered its target to 170 from $175. Canaccord Genuity maintained Apple as Buy but lowered the target to 185 from 190. UBS reiterated its Buy rating on Apple with a 185 price target, and Wedbush reiterated its Outperform rating and 200 price target.
Carnival Corp. (NYSE:CCL) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Standpoint.
Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ:CIEN) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a 42 price objective at Merrill Lynch.
Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE:CXO) was started as Buy and assigned a 156 price target (versus a 117.26 close) at Mizuho.
Diamondback Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 137 price target at Mizuho.
Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ICPT) was raised to Market Outperform from Market Perform with a 175 target price at JMP Securities.
Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK) was reiterated as Outperform and the price target was raised to 198 from 195 at Credit Suisse.
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a 37 price objective at Merrill Lynch.
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 130 price target at Goldman Sachs.
United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE:UAL) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 101 price target at Argus. It has a consensus target price of 103.88 and a 52-wk trading range of 60.44 – 97.85.