McDonald’s Facing Weak Global Demand and 4 Stock Analyses Turning Heads

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX): Current Price: $52.00

The company’s price target was reduced by Wunderlich due to the company’s weaker than expected outlook, but the firm maintains its Buy rating on the stock. The firm believes that the guidance is a “kitchen sink” event, and it predicts that fundamentals will show improvement in the future.

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McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): Current Price: $93.14

The company reported that its Q4 global comparable sales saw a 0.1 percent rise, causing Bernstein to think that the company is facing both weak global restaurant demand and intense competition. The firm is convinced that the stock’s valuation is fair at current levels, and it keeps its Market Perform rating on the stock.

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Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF): Current Price: $36.83

Cliffs Natural has been added to Deutsche Bank’s short term buy list.

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Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEGR): Current Price: $28.19

Aegerion’s price target was increased by Leerink to reflect the company’s recent equity raise and its robust Juxtapid pricing and patient guidance. The firm has decided to maintain its Outperform rating on the stock.

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Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd (NYSE:QIHU): Current Price: $31.84

Macquarie remains positive in regards to Qihoo 360’s recently launched performance based monetization platform along with its additional recently launched initiatives. Also, the firm’s checks show that Qihoo’s Q4 business trends were strong and its Q1 outlook continues to be solid. Shares have an Outperform rating.

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