Apple Analyst Recommends High-End Focus and 4 Stock Analyses Sparking Chatter
Dynamic Materials Corp. (NASDAQ:BOOM): Current Price: $17.65
DA Davidson decided to raise its price target on Dynamic Materials and the firm believes that the company’s EPS will see a 22 percent rise during 2013 and 42 percent during 2014. The firm is convinced that the company will provide a positive outlook for 2013 on its Q4 conference call, and it keeps its Buy rating on the stock.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT): Current Price: $62.86
Susquehanna has increased its price target on Starwood Hotels after it showed better Q4 results than predicted due to increased guidance, Asian expansion, and improving global economies. The firm gives the shares a Positive rating.
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Cosi Inc. (NASDAQ:COSI): Current Price: $0.86
Roth Capital is convinced that Cosi’s new management has initiated a turnaround, while restaurant operations are seeing significant improvement and menu enhancement. The firm believes that Cosi will become profitable during the year and it keeps its Buy rating on the stock.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Current Price: $482.07
Pacific Crest is convinced that 20 percent cannibalization on an iPhone that is priced lower than $300 has the potential to eliminate all of the company’s profits from the device. The firm thinks that a low-cost iPhone has the ability to damage Apple’s brand and recommends that Apple focus on software and services for the high-end customer. The firm keeps its Sector Perform rating on the stock.
McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): Current Price: $95.11
The company’s price target was increased by Susquehanna after it reported its recent January comps. The firm believes that the company will show near-term choppy results, but it is also convinces that international same store sales will accelerate during Q2. Furthermore, the firm noted European macro-weakness, but believes in the company’s ability to either hold or gain market share in the majority of major markets. Shares have a Positive rating.