Tag: Analyst Comment/Recommendation

Chipotle’s upcoming launch of smoked brisket should make recent price hikes easy to swallow

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has raised prices, but that shouldn’t stop the fast-casual Mexican chain from gaining market share, according to Wedbush analysts. “We instituted...

Senate passes bill that targets China and chips in 68-32 vote

The Democratic-run Senate, with some Republican support, passed legislation on Tuesday that targets China and aims to support the American semiconductor industry, in a sign...

Monthly payments of up to $300 per child are starting for most families — and could keep coming for years

As the U.S. government prepares to send out up to $300 a month per child to millions of families this summer, the payments could end...

American Eagle sales could quadruple with demand for mom jeans and loose denim styles on the rise

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. is set to soar, according to UBS. The apparel and accessories retailer reported first-quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations, but...

Weekend reads: What exactly is going on with big tech stocks?

After many years during which the most familiar technology companies pulled the entire stock market up with them, 2021 is turning out to be a...

EBay says sales of sneakers and watches have accelerated, and trading cards are next

EBay Inc. says it has seen growth accelerate in two key categories, sneakers and watches, and the online e-commerce company is preparing for the sales...

These are the stocks for playing Biden’s infrastructure push, analysts say

President Joe Biden’s big speech on infrastructure is slated to come on Wednesday as he visits Pittsburgh. Analysts have been thinking about his push for...

The U.S. economy is ready to surge again. So is inflation.

The U.S. added a robust 379,000 jobs in February, and the economy is primed to take off, but improved growth prospects might come with a...

Yeezy Gap collection is coming in the first half of 2021

Gap Inc. GPS, +7.60% says the highly anticipated Yeezy Gap collection, created in partnership with musician and designer Kanye West, whose label is called Yeezy,...

Apple stock breaks below post-COVID uptrend line after largest shareholders disclose share sales

Shares of Apple Inc. sank to a one-month low Wednesday, and broke below two key chart levels in the process, after the technology behemoth’s two...

Nearly half of MyTheresa customers in the U.S. and Germany spend tens of thousands on luxury goods annually: Cowen

Cowen analysts conducted a survey of customers in the U.S. and Germany who shop on luxury e-commerce site MyTheresa, finding that about 45% typically spend...

These S&P 500 stocks have had the biggest increases in ‘buy’ ratings so far this year

Traders in the stock market can take advantage of special situations to exploit sentiment and momentum and make quick profits — if they are quick...

S&P 500 earnings recession set to end, as Q4 EPS swings to growth

The S&P 500 earnings recession is now set to end, as bottom-line results for the fourth quarter have swung to growth for the first time...

Here are the biggest short squeezes in the stock market, including GameStop and AMC

Short squeezes will remain a big story in the financial-news media until heavily shorted stocks that have been pushed up by individual investors connected through...

Microsoft earnings: The SolarWinds hack may be a good thing for Azure

Microsoft Corp. got caught up into a massive cybersecurity attack late last year, but the unprecedented intrusion may actually end up being a positive for...

Opinion: Why Tesla is not a safe stock for long-term investors 

Tesla is one of the world’s highest-flying stocks. While optimism about the future of electric vehicles (EVs) is understandable, Tesla’s current valuation reflects aggressive assumptions...

Intel earnings: We know who the next CEO is, but what decisions will be made before he arrives?

As Pat Gelsinger returns to Intel Corp. as chief executive, investors are likely to skim past the chip maker’s quarterly results and short-term outlook to...

Opinion: So much of retirement planning is wishful thinking — what I’ve learned after 3 years of actually being retired

It ended up being one of the most read things I’ve ever written, viewed by several hundred thousand people. After seeing the impact that had,...

Not just snacks: Albertsons says customers make more trips to buy fresh products

Snacks have proliferated in American grocery baskets during COVID-19. But Albertsons Cos. ACI, +0.12%Inc. says customers are also visiting its stores to stock up on...

Micron earnings: Memory-chip demand has pushed stock to highest prices since dot-com boom

Micron Technology Inc. is expected to execute an about-face earnings report compared with a quarter ago, as prices and demand for memory chips turned on...

20 electric vehicle stocks besides Tesla and Nio that analysts expect to rise the most over the next year

The electric vehicle revolution is real. A few years ago, did you believe it was possible for Tesla Inc. TSLA, +2.44% to make and sell...

FireEye, Crowdstrike enjoy record days as SolarWinds hack leads to soaring security stocks

Security-software stocks soared Friday, as investors bet that the fallout from one of the most devastating hacks in U.S. history will lead to increased security...

Weekend reads: Hot IPOs for DoorDash and Airbnb point to an overheated stock market

Shares of DoorDash Inc. DASH and Airbnb Inc. ABNB shot straight up after the companies’ initial public offerings this week. That sort of exuberance can...

Abercrombie & Fitch is closing 7 flagships that account for 10% of global square footage but only 1% of revenue

Abercrombie & Fitch says the stores that are closing don’t accurately represent the brand. Abercrombie & Fitch Abercrombie & Fitch Inc. ANF, +1.54% will have...

Why the 2020s could favor market-timers over buy-and-hold U.S. stock investors

To get an idea of what the next decade has in store for the U.S. stock market, think back a decade ago to December 2010....