The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports
$LNG, $CMCSA, $COP, $F, $KBH, $SLB, $STX, $TJX, $WLL
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 main issues for Thursday, as follows:
Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE:LNG) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) analysts reiterated CMCSA, as Overweight and the price target was raised to 43 from 38 at KeyBanc Capital Markets.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) was reiterated as Overweight and the target price was raised to 85 from 84 at Morgan Stanley. The consensus target price is 81.74, and the 52-wk trading range is 48.70 – 78.61.
Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) analysts maintained as Equal Weight at Barclays, but the firm lowered its target price to 11 from 12 in the call. The stock trades in a 52-wk range of 9.22 – 13.48 and with a prior consensus target price of 10.84.
KB Home (NYSE:KBH) was raised to Market Outperform from Market Perform at JMP Securities, while Wedbush Securities maintained a Neutral rating but raised its target to 26 from 25. The consensus analyst target was about 29.50 ahead of the earnings report.
Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE:SLB) analysts maintained with a Buy rating at Jefferies, but the firm lowered its target price to $75 from $80. The consensus target price is at 76.14, and the 52-wk trading range is 59.25 – 80.35.
Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) was maintained as Overweight but the price target was cut to 73 from 78 at Morgan Stanley. The 52-wk trading range is 32.41 – 62.70.
TJX Companies Inc. (NYSE:TJX) analysts started TJX with a Buy rating and assigned a 130 price target at DA Davidson.
Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) was reiterated as Overweight and the target price was raised to 68 from 64 at Morgan Stanley.