With the trading day about halfway over, the broad markets were pushing much higher with solid gains across the board. The Nasdaq was leading the major indexes this time with a gain of roughly 1%. The Dow Jones industrials and the S&P 500 were close behind.
24/7 Wall St. is looking at some big analyst calls seen so far on Thursday. We have included the latest analyst call on each stock, as well as a recent trading history and the consensus targets among analysts.
For those that might have missed it, 24/7 Wall St. had an earlier round of analyst calls on Thursday that included Bed Bath & Beyond, Coinbase, CrowdStrike, GM, Hershey and more.
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO): Telsey Advisory reiterated it at Market Perform but raised its price target to $35 from $28. The shares traded near $6 on Thursday, in a 52-week trading range of $2.14 to $6.69. The consensus price target is $7.95.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD): Raymond James started coverage with an Outperform rating and a $100 price target. The stock traded near $82 on Thursday, in a 52-week range of $48.42 to $99.23. It has a consensus price target of $102.72.
Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE: BSX): Atlantic Equities started coverage with an Overweight rating and a $52 price target. The stock traded near $41 on Thursday, in a 52-week range of $32.99 to $42.37. The consensus analyst target is $43.40.
Cheesecake Factory Inc. (NASDAQ: CAKE): Telsey Advisory’s Market Perform rating was reiterated but the price target jumped to $62 from $45. On Thursday, the stock traded around $58. The 52-week trading range is $16.63 to $63.20. Its consensus analyst target is $52.67.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (NASDAQ: CBRL): C.L. King downgraded it to Neutral from Buy. The shares changed hands around $170 on Thursday. The 52-week trading range is $77.05 to $178.82. The consensus analyst price target is $167.38.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE: EW): Atlantic Equities started coverage at Neutral with an $85 price target. Shares traded around $88 on Thursday, in the 52-week range of $66.23 to $92.08. The consensus price target is $95.40.
Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC): Raymond James downgraded it to Underperform from Market Perform. The consensus price target is $65.57. Shares traded around $65 on Thursday, in the 52-week range of $43.61 to $68.49.
Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA): The Raymond James upgrade to Strong Buy from Outperform included a price target hike to $750 from $700. The stock traded around $638 on Thursday. The 52-week trading range is $267.11 to $642.12. Its consensus analyst target is $656.77.
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