RBC Upbeat About Ford Motor and Qualcomm Shares, BMO Cautious on Whole Foods

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F): After Ford reported higher than expected Q4 revenue but lower than expected Q4 adjusted EPS, RBC Capital is more upbeat about the company’s performance in North America. The firm reiterates an Outperform rating on the stock.

Whole Foods Market, Inc.(NASDAQ:WFM): BMO Capital is slightly cautious on Whole Foods’ Q1 results and doesn’t expects the company to post double-digit comp growth, as another firm predicted. However, BMOI Capital recommends buying the stock on any weakness following Q1 results, and the firm continues to identify the company as its top pick.

Fossil, Inc.(NASDAQ:FOSL): FBR Capital is cautious ahead of Fossil’s Q4 results given the recent run-up in shares and maintains a Market Perform rating on the stock. The firm expects shares to be range-bound ahead of Fossil’s Q4 results.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc.(NASDAQ:JBHT): FBR Capital raised its price target for J.B. Hunt shares citing the company’s strong Q4 results and reiterates an Outperform rating on the stock.

QUALCOMM Incorporated(NASDAQ:QCOM): RBC Capital expects Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) to benefit from share gains by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Samsung, and the firm maintains a $75 target and Outperform rating on Qualcomm.

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