Analysts: MasterCard Posted Strong Results and 3 More Research Notes to Browse Through

MasterCard (NYSE:MA): RBC Capital increased its price target on MasterCard to $707 from $608 after the company reported better-than-expected second-quarter results. The firm thinks the company’s results were strong, and it was encouraged by the company’s statement that the macro economy is improving. RBC Capital keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.


CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS): Needham has raised its price target for CBS to $65 from $48 following the company’s second-quarter results. The firm keeps a Buy rating on the stock.


SodaStream (NASDAQ:SODA): Following SodaStream’s report of stronger-than-expected second-quarter results and raised guidance, Oppenheimer doesn’t expect the company’s sales growth to accelerate significantly in the second half of the year. The firm notes that the company’s growth slowed in the second quarter, and it keeps a Perform rating on the stock.


The Gap (NYSE:GPS): FBR Capital has added Gap to its Top Picks List after initiating coverage of the stock with an Outperform rating. The firm believes Gap is driving margin improvement and has more growth opportunities with new U.S. formats and international expansion.


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