$AMAT, $ARMK, $ARCC, $CVX, $DE, $XOM, $HL
Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Tuesday, as follows:
Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) was reiterated as Buy and the target price was raised to 54 from 48 at Citigroup. The stock had a 51.86 consensus target price.
Aramark Corp. (NYSE:ARMK) was raised to Buy from Hold at Stifel and to Buy from Neutral at Nomura Instinet. Its prior consensus target price was 38.33, and its 52-wk trading range is 25.49 – 43.70.
Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform and its target as raised to 20 from 19 at BMO Capital Markets. It had a $19.33 consensus target price ahead of the call and an 8.5% dividend yield.
Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX) was started with an Overweight rating and assigned a 145 target price at Barclays. The previous consensus target price was at 137.59.
Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE) was reiterated as Outperform and its target was raised to 197 from 176 at Credit Suisse. Morgan Stanley reiterated it as Overweight with a target hike to 177 from 172. Wells Fargo maintained Deere as Outperform and cut the target price to 170 from. Shares trade in a 52-wk range of 128.32 – 171.22 and with a prior consensus target price of 167.11.
Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) was started with an Equal Weight rating at Barclays. It previously closed at 68.30 with a consensus target price at 82.74.
Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) was reiterated as Buy and the target was raised to 3.75 from 3.00 at HC Wainwright.