Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Tuesday, as follows:
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was reiterated as Outperform with a 245 target price at Wedbush Securities. The firm talked up the iPhone refresh, with a professional version and a total of 180-M new iPhones of all models combined that can be sold in FY 2020.
Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE:BX) was reiterated as Buy and its target price was raised to 52 from 51 at Citigroup.
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) was maintained as Buy but the price objective was lowered to 145 from 150 at Merrill Lynch.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG) was raised to Outperform from Neutral and the target price was raised to 980 from 780 at Wedbush. The firm noted that Chipotle is back in the pole position when the industry is adapting to challenges around digital real estate that could help it see a multiyear streak of mid- to high-single-digit same-store sales growth.
Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COST) was reiterated as Overweight and the target price was raised to 333 from 271 at JPMorgan. Costco had a prior consensus target price of 281.78.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) was raised to Buy from Hold with a 70 target price at Deutsche Bank. Shares previously closed up 0.1% at $56.19 and were indicated up after the call. The prior consensus target price was at 70.41.