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Cautious Analysts Drive J.B. Hunt Transportation Services Higher 
Cautious Analysts Drive J.B. Hunt Transportation Services Higher 

J.B. Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT) wowed the analysts with its Q4 results, results that show not only the impact of rising demand and cost of shipping but also widening margins. The company has been working hard on a suite of “cost-recovery” efforts over the past year that have helped it leverage the revenue strength spurred by pandemic spending.


3 Large Caps with Fresh Buy Ratings, Price Targets
3 Large Caps with Fresh Buy Ratings, Price Targets

Last week, several stocks got the coveted double whammy from bullish analysts— an upgrade to ‘buy’ and a fresh price target.


Ambarella Is Most Upgraded Stock In First Two Weeks Of 2022
Ambarella Is Most Upgraded Stock In First Two Weeks Of 2022

If you think chipmakers like Ambarella (NASDAQ: AMBA) are getting overheated you may be right. The valuations on some of these stocks is through the roof but they are assuming robust growth driven by the global chip shortage, the rollout of 5G, data center and cloud-computing growth, and the evolution of the industry.


2 Tech Names With Fresh Upgrades
2 Tech Names With Fresh Upgrades

With a 25% pop in Wall Street’s fear gauge, the VIX index, in the past week, it’s safe to say that a little bit of volatility is creeping back into the market after December’s Santa Claus rally.


3 Stocks With Bullish Analyst Initiations
3 Stocks With Bullish Analyst Initiations

When a sell-side research firm initiates coverage of a stock it can really set the tone for how it performs.


The Most Upgraded Stock In December 2021? Marvell Technologies
The Most Upgraded Stock In December 2021? Marvell Technologies

Marvell Technologies (NASDAQ: MRVL) is well-positioned within a sector experiencing significant secular tailwinds. Marvell Technologies makes a wide range of analog, mixed-signal, stand-alone, and embedded integrated circuits used by businesses and industries worldwide.


The Analysts Are Aggressively Neutral On General Mills 
The Analysts Are Aggressively Neutral On General Mills 

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) sparked a round of semi-bullish activity in the analysts despite a very mixed report. The company is experiencing better-than-expected revenue growth and is guiding the rest of the year higher but there are some concerns to be aware of.


B. Riley Reiterates Buy Rating On RF Industries 
B. Riley Reiterates Buy Rating On RF Industries 

RF Industries (NASDAQ: RFIL) is no high-flying stock with dozens of analysts touting its good fortunes but that does not mean it isn’t worthy of such praise. The company is a small but integral portion of the greater telecom/communications industries producing key RF and microwave compatible electronic connectors and components.


Another Double-Digit Rally In Store For KLA Corporation
Another Double-Digit Rally In Store For KLA Corporation

KLA Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) is riding high on a wave of business and analysts upgrades that we don’t see ending until 2023 at the earliest. The demand for semiconductors is so huge it is driving demand for the semiconductor fabrication and manufacturing equipment sold by KLA Corporation.


Upgrades Are Driving CVS Health And Eli Lilly Higher 
Upgrades Are Driving CVS Health And Eli Lilly Higher 

It’s never a good idea to make an investment decision based on a single analyst’s opinion and that is true for both CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY). While we don’t like to follow the leader into stock, when we like a stock and the analyst’s community is getting bullish too the potential for gains is much bigger.


These 3 Stocks Just Got Higher Ratings, Price Targets
These 3 Stocks Just Got Higher Ratings, Price Targets

While December 17th quadruple witching event grabbed most of the market’s attention, a handful of stocks got doubly bullish upgrades from top research firms to complete the trifecta.


EV And Analysts Push Ford To 20-Year High
EV And Analysts Push Ford To 20-Year High

Ford (NYSE: F) may have been slow to the EV revolution but it has certainly hit the ground running. The company’s Lightning model, the first truly production-ready mass-market EV pickup truck, is the talk of the industry and will likely cement the company as a top-tier EV manufacturer within the first few years of production.


JD.com (NASDAQ: JD) Set To Finish 2021 As The Strongest Chinese Stock
JD.com (NASDAQ: JD) Set To Finish 2021 As The Strongest Chinese Stock

With more than a 40% rise in their share price since the end of August, JD.com (NASDAQ: JD) has proven itself to be one of the more resilient Chinese stocks this year, and as a result, among the most attractive.


Fresh Mid-Cap Price Targets Point to 50% Upside
Fresh Mid-Cap Price Targets Point to 50% Upside

Last week, some of the most ambitious price target increases occurred in the mid cap space. Here are three names that analysts say have at least 50% upside over the next 12 to 18 months.


Strong Buy Stocks Get Price Target Hikes at Raymond James
Strong Buy Stocks Get Price Target Hikes at Raymond James

The firm’s strong buy stocks are defined as those that are expected to not only outperform the S&P 500 but return at least 15% over the next 6 to 12 months. On Friday, Raymond James analysts boosted price targets on the following strong buy U.S. stocks


3 Stocks Getting Post-Earnings Price Target Hikes
3 Stocks Getting Post-Earnings Price Target Hikes

Third quarter earnings season is off to a strong start. This is forcing analysts to re-calibrate their outlooks and modify price targets.


Tasty Treat Texas Roadhouse Slips On Mixed Results 
Tasty Treat Texas Roadhouse Slips On Mixed Results 

Shares of Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ: TXRH) moved lower in the wake of the Q3 report but that was a knee-jerk reaction and a mistake, or, more to the point, an opportunity for us today.


KLA Corporation Is On Watch For A Major Breakout
KLA Corporation Is On Watch For A Major Breakout

KLA Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) is fundamental to the microchip industry and seeing a robust business because of the high demand. Not only are manufacturers ramping production but they are expanding and investing in next-generation technologies that promise to bring the full power of 5G to our fingertips.


Kraft-Heinz Confirms Reversal 
Kraft-Heinz Confirms Reversal 

When we say that Kraft-Heinz (NASDAQ: KHC) is confirming a reversal we don’t mean the near-term reversal or not just the near-term reversal. The Q3 results confirmed an investment thesis we’ve been tracking for the last few years and has the stock on track for a major upward movement in prices.


V.F. Corporation Struggles With Supply Chain 
V.F. Corporation Struggles With Supply Chain 

V.F. Corporation (NYSE: VFC) reported a very good quarter and gave an upbeat outlook but the writing is on the wall. Not only were the results deeply impacted by systemic supply issues specifically port delays in California but the outlook is tenuous as well.


Analysts are Lowering Price Targets on These 3 Re-opening Stocks
Analysts are Lowering Price Targets on These 3 Re-opening Stocks

The potpourri of headwinds currently facing the once invincible re-opening plays has forced Wall Street to re-calibrate their expectations.


Chipotle Mexican Grill Adds Spice To Earnings Season
Chipotle Mexican Grill Adds Spice To Earnings Season

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) is an investment story that just keeps getting better. What was once a stock languishing in the wake of a food-borne-illness scandal is now a vibrant post-pandemic growth story with legs.


Life Out Here Is Better Than Ever For Tractor Supply Co. 
Life Out Here Is Better Than Ever For Tractor Supply Co. 

Tractor Supply Company’s (NASDAQ: TSCO) Q3 results are proof that the re-ruralization of America continues to gain traction. As America’s urbanites flee the city for comfortable surroundings they are driving sales in areas underserved by Walmart, Target, Home Depot and Lowe’s and those are the areas where Tractor Supply Company operates.


Winnebago Industries, Inc. Comfortably Beat Consensus
Winnebago Industries, Inc. Comfortably Beat Consensus

We were expecting great things from Winnebago in its calendar Q3 report and great things are what we got. The company beat on the top and bottom-line driven by strong demand across all of its and markets and shares are moving higher because of it.


Wall Street is Raising Target Prices for These 3 Stocks
Wall Street is Raising Target Prices for These 3 Stocks

Like recalibrating a scale, sell-side analysts are constantly adjusting the price targets within their stock coverage universe.


ManpowerGroup Inc Plunges On Mixed Results
ManpowerGroup Inc Plunges On Mixed Results

ManpowerGroup Inc’s Q3 earnings report gives evidence of just how finicky the market is. The company reported a great quarter but gave mixed results in regards to the analyst consensus and shares are down more than 7% because of it.


Early-cycle Alcoa Is Poised For Big Gains
Early-cycle Alcoa Is Poised For Big Gains

Results from Alcoa prove that early business cycle companies such as itself are perfectly positioned for today's global supply chain issues. The issues stem from record demand that has backlogs for many businesses at record highs and inventories at record lows.


High-yield Walgreens boots Alliance Gains Traction
High-yield Walgreens boots Alliance Gains Traction

Walgreens Boots Alliance has been an attractive deep value and high-yielding stock for us because of its turnaround story. Divestitures, a new CEO, and a multi-year cost-saving plan are the pillars of that story and the combination is paying off.


Will JPMorgan Chase & Company Make Another Large Dividend Increase?
Will JPMorgan Chase & Company Make Another Large Dividend Increase?

JPMorgan Chase & Company has been increasing its dividend at a robust 15% CAGR for the last few years and it looks like another big dividend increase is on the way.


AZZ Inc. Is On Track To Set A New All-Time High
AZZ Inc. Is On Track To Set A New All-Time High

AZZ Inc. Is fundamental to the global economy but that it's not what's so impressive about its Q3 results. The company managed to widen its margins well above expectations despite systemic headwinds and challenges that seem to be mounting for most other businesses.