3 Consumer Stock Stories For Monday Investment Shopping

Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN): Closing price $56.91

Raytheon Company’s subsidiary Raytheon Professional Services, has provided the launch training program for the Chevrolet Trax Urban Life Vehicle, marking the first training event conducted through a multimillion dollar contract to oversee dealer training for General Motors (NYSE:GM) Korea Company. Through the terms, RPS will manage content development and training administration services for GMKC’s sales, non-technical after sales and also technical dealer personnel. The arrangement also includes the delivery of sales and non-technical training for GMKC’s Chevrolet dealer training program in the Republic of Korea.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) Closing price $362.91

In Friday report, analyst Greg Poole  at Deutsche Bank reiterated a Hold on the shares  and raised his price target from $330 to $345. In the report, Poole commented, “The double-edged sword of commodity inflation. CMG posted a solid beat on 1Q margins, and ests. moving higher. However, management showed more hesitation around raising menu prices than in recent calls, citing some moderation in food and a choppy macro. Higher pricing is a key component of the 2H bull case. The uncertainty here may limit near-term upside in the shares.”

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 J.C. Penney & Co. (NYSE:JCP): Closing price $15.53

Rather than wait for a final ruling, Penney’s has begun selling the Martha Stewart “JCP Everyday” line of home goods, while the court battle with Macy’s rages on over Stewart’s home goods. General merchandise manager of J.C. Penney’s home department, Paul Rutenis, said on Monday in testimony in New York State Supreme Court, that “as of today, those products are on the floor and online.” Earlier in April, a judge ruled that J.C. Penney could sell certain Martha Stewart designed goods under the “JCP Everyday” label, until an appeal by Macy’s is ruled upon; that decision might come as soon as this week. For its part, Macy’s says that it has the exclusive right to sell Martha Stewart products in the cookware, bedding and bath categories, pursuant to a contract that runs through 2018.

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