Benzinga looked at the outlook for many investor favorite stocks over the past week.
Bullish calls included choices from coronavirus and a home builder.
Bearish calls included a leading bank, a leading retailer, and a stock of cannabis.
In another volatile market week, the Dow Jones indices managed to end slightly higher, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed mostly flat. The headlines were dominated by the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic, but the week also saw Treasury bond yields drop to record levels and a surprise drop in the Federal Reserve rate.
A revered former CEO died and another CEO underwent surprise heart surgery. The race for the White House also had an impact on stocks.
Benzinga continues to examine the outlook for many of the most popular stocks with investors. Here are some of the most bullish and bearish messages from last week that are worth another look.
“Lipper Award Winners Choose Actions In Health And Technology Amidst Coronavirus Downturn” by Shivdeep Dhaliwal Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Lyft Inc. (NASDAQ: LYFT) and other choices.
Several Wall Street analysts are now positive about General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), according to Wayne Duggan “Wall Street Weighs In On General Electric’s Investor Call, Coronavirus Impact”.
“BofA improves Eldorado’s gold over 5 years, evaluation” by Priya Nigam examines how Eldorado Gold Corp (NYSE: EGO) is poised to benefit from rising gold prices in the short term.
In “Toll Brothers lists Wedbush’s best ideas: here’s why” by Shanthi Rexaline, see what prompted the analyst’s optimistic comment on the outlook for the luxury house builder Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE: TOL).
For additional bullish calls, see also “GM is loaded about electric vehicles, pushes to challenge Tesla” and “5 reasons to buy Snapchat stocks after a 30% drop”.
In “House Report Says Wells Fargo Continue to ‘Abuse” Customers, Blasts Regulators For Inaction “, Neer Varshney examines how Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) continues to anger politicians.
“Walmart professionals are not convinced it can beat Amazon at its own game” by Jayson Derrick shows why a new Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) The membership program did not impress some experts.
A Tilray Inc (NASDAQ: TLRY) the bear has become even more bearish. That’s what “Gordon Johnson lowers Tilray’s target price to zero,” says Shanthi Rexaline’s “Aspirational” guide to the Cannabis Company.
Dave Royse’s “Cancel reservations for reservation of inventory until Coronavirus bursts, Argus says downgrade” asks how temporary and how much impact on Booking Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: BKNG) will be.
Be sure to check out “7 financial stocks for sale when interest rates fall” and “Why Kohl’s gross margin outlook looks optimistic” for further bearish calls.
At the time of this writing, the author had no position on the actions mentioned.
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