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Analysts Conflicted on These Technology Names: NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) and Hortonworks (HDP)


Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Technology sector with new ratings on NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) and Hortonworks (HDP).

NXP Semiconductors (NXPI)

In a report issued on November 8, John Pitzer from Credit Suisse maintained a Buy rating on NXP Semiconductors, with a price target of $125. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $83.69.

According to TipRanks.com, Pitzer is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 18.8% and a 66.9% success rate. Pitzer covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Rudolph Technologies, Lam Research, and Teradyne.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for NXP Semiconductors with a $102.08 average price target, implying a 22.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on October 26, Needham also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $100 price target.

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Hortonworks (HDP)

In a report released yesterday, Brad Zelnick from Credit Suisse maintained a Hold rating on Hortonworks, with a price target of $24. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $16.24, close to its 52-week low of $16.07.

According to TipRanks.com, Zelnick is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.8% and a 69.2% success rate. Zelnick covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Ceridian HCM Holding Inc, Instructure Inc, and Salesforce.com.

Hortonworks has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $29.94.

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