The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports
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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 Monday, as follows:
Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) was reiterated as Outperform and the price target was raised to 1,500 from 1,375 at Credit Suisse. Alphabet closed at 1,105.18 Friday. Its consensus target price was 1,383.82, and it has a 52-wk trading range of 977.08 to 1,291.44.
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE:AEO) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was started as Outperform with a 310 price target at Wedbush Securities, noting that the focus on the services area will win while the iPhone cycle is humming. The firm also added Apple to its Best Ideas List.
Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has seen multiple price target hikes on Friday after beating earnings expectations: Canaccord Genuity to 610 from 550, Leerink to 610 from 600, Raymond James to 630 from 620 and Morgan Stanley to 620 from 600.
KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) was maintained as a Buy and the price target was cut to 22 from 25 at Nomura. Wedbush reiterated its Outperform rating and has a 23 price target, despite some mixed numbers.
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) was started as Outperform and assigned a 140 price target at Wedbush. The firm noted that the company is riding the cloud’s growth and has a long runway ahead.
O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) was upgraded to Overweight from Neutral and the price target was raised to 398 from 311 at JPMorgan.
PPG Industries Inc. (NYSE:PPG) was raised to Overweight from Neutral and the price target went to 105 from 103 at JPMorgan. BMO Capital Markets lowered its price target to 107 from 116.
Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) was started as Outperform and assigned a 95 price target at Wedbush. The firm noted that the company is still in the early days of a massive secular growth phase, and the stock was added to the Wedbush Best Ideas List.
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