With the trading day about halfway over, the broad markets were trading sideways into the weekend, despite the Dow Jones industrials and the S&P 500 setting record intraday highs in the session. The Nasdaq was lagging, though.
24/7 Wall St. is looking at some big analyst calls seen so far on Friday. We have included the latest analyst call on each stock, as well as a recent trading history and the consensus targets among analysts.
For those that might have missed it, 24/7 Wall St. had an earlier round of analyst calls on Friday that included BP, Coinbase, Cisco, FuelCell, Micron, United Airlines and more.
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Credit Suisse reiterated the e-commerce giant with an Outperform rating and raised the price target to $3,950 from $3,940. The shares traded near $3,393 on Friday, in a 52-week trading range of $2,256.38 to $3,552.25. The consensus price target is $4,009.23.
Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: APLS): Goldman Sachs started coverage with a Buy rating and a $130 price target. The stock traded near $46 on Friday, in a 52-week range of $25.49 to $58.47. The consensus analyst target is $64.14.
Array Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY): UBS upgraded it from Neutral to Buy with a $43 price target. The stock traded near $28 on Friday, in a 52-week range of $26.13 to $54.78. It has a consensus price target of $45.45.
Bloom Energy Corp. (NYSE: BE): JPMorgan upgraded it from Neutral to Overweight with a $36 price target. On Friday, the stock traded around $24. The 52-week trading range is $6.53 to $44.95. Its consensus analyst target is $31.75.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG): KeyBanc Capital Markets raised its price target to $1,725 from $1,625 and reiterated it as Overweight. The shares changed hands around $1,529 on Friday. The 52-week trading range is $772.01 to $1,579.52. The consensus price target is $1,667.64.
JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: JKS): UBS upgraded it from Sell to Neutral with a $41 price target. Shares traded around $38 on Friday, in the 52-week range of $13.67 to $90.20. The consensus price target is $40.79.
Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC): Raymond James upgraded its Market Perform rating to a Strong Buy and has a $69 price target. The consensus price target is $62.33. Shares traded around $54 on Friday, in the 52-week range of $22.42 to $59.93.
Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS): Truist raised its price target to $205 from $195 and reiterated its Buy rating. The stock traded around $187 on Friday. The 52-week trading range is $98.86 to $203.02. Its consensus analyst target is $206.50.
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The semiconductor capital equipment industry looks poised to continue massive growth this year and next. Four top companies are executing well, and their stocks still have very solid upside to the Goldman Sachs price targets.
Note that alternative energy stocks seem to be winning favor with analysts again.