Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Monday, as follows:
Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY) was raised to Outperform from Neutral and the target price was raised to 66 from 64 at Wedbush Securities. The firm sees Etsy building on a critical mass of new initiatives, highlighted by Etsy Ads and free shipping, that can drive stronger gross merchandise sales growth and margin expansion over time. The 52-wk trading range is 38.02 – 73.35.
Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho
Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD) was reiterated as Buy and its target price was raised to 269 from 246 at Citigroup. The 52-wk trading range is 158.09 to 235.49
Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW) was reiterated as Buy and its target price was raised to 137 from 122 at Citigroup. The 52-wk trading range is 84.75 – 118.23.
Oracle Corp. (NYSE:ORCL) was reiterated as Buy with a target price of 68 at Argus. The 52-wk trading range is 42.40 – 60.50.
PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) was maintained as Buy at Merrill Lynch, but the firm cut its price objective to 127 from 131 in the call. The consensus target price is at 126.83
Have a terrific week.