Analyst Insights: Guess, Church & Dwight, Molina, Unitedhealth, Mellanox June 7th
Guess? Inc. (NYSE:GES): Jefferies believes shares of Guess can double from current levels and recommends buying the stock aggressively. The firm says the company’s trends in Europe have stabilized and North America is near a positive inflection, while expectations are extremely low. Jefferies reiterates a Buy rating on Guess with a $50 price target.
Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD): Oppenheimer believes that Church & Dwight is poised to perform well if investors remain nervous, due to what the firm sees as the company’s defensive portfolio, record of execution, and strong balance sheet. The firm maintains an Outperform rating on the stock.
Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:MOH): Credit Suisse lowered Molina’s price target due to higher loss ratios in Texas. Shares are Neutral rated.
Unitedhealth Group, Inc. (NYSE:UNH): After UnitedHealth increased its dividend by 30%, Bernstein believes that the move shows that the company is confident in its future earnings and cash flow generation. The firm also believes that the dividend hike should alleviate investors’ concerns about the pending Supreme Court decision ,and it maintains an Outperform rating on the stock.
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX): Lazard Capital raised its price target for Mellanox citing greater confidence in the company’s growth following a management roadshow and keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
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