$BUD, $DOW, $EXC, $TWNK, $ISRG, $LH, $LYFT, $DIS, $XLNX
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 Wednesday as follows:
Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V. (NYSE:BUD) was started with an Equal Weight rating at Barclays.
Dow Inc. (NYSE: DOW) is now trading after the split up of DowDuPont, and it was started with a Buy rating and given a 62 price target at Deutsche Bank.
Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. It has a 52-wk trading range of 37.45 – 50.85 and a consensus target price at 49.74.
Hostess Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) was raised to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank. It has a 52-wk trading range of 9.86 – 14.98.
Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 630 price target at Deutsche Bank. The consensus target price is 578.06, and the 52-wk trading range is 393.57 t 581.12.
Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) was raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies.
Lyft Inc. (NASDAQ:LYFT) was started with a Sell rating at Seaport Global, with the firm noting that it is not for the idea that millennials and future generations are going to all ditch automobiles just for ride-sharing. Cross Research has started Lyft with a Buy rating. The shares closed down 11.8% at 69.01 Monday and were indicated down another 4% at $66.00 Tuesday as an officially broken IPO.
Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) was started as Buy with a 150 price target at Rosenblatt Securities. The consensus target price is 126.45.
Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) was reiterated as Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets, which raised the price target to 145 from 140. Shares trade in a 52-wk range of 62.54 – 130.57.