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Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Consumer Goods Stocks: Air Products and Chemicals (APD), ViaSat (VSAT) and Coty Inc (COTY)


Companies in the Consumer Goods sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Air Products and Chemicals (APD), ViaSat (VSAT) and Coty Inc (COTY).

Air Products and Chemicals (APD)

In a report released yesterday, Duffy Fischer from Barclays maintained a Buy rating on Air Products and Chemicals, with a price target of $184. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $161.25.

According to TipRanks.com, Fischer is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 16.4% and a 56.6% success rate. Fischer covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Sherwin-Williams Company, Axalta Coating Systems, and Venator Materials Plc.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Air Products and Chemicals with a $194.67 average price target, implying a 20.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 7, Deutsche Bank also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $182 price target.

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ViaSat (VSAT)

Barclays analyst Mathieu Robilliard maintained a Sell rating on ViaSat yesterday and set a price target of $60. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $71.34.

According to TipRanks.com, Robilliard is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 5.0% and a 61.4% success rate. Robilliard covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Iridium Communications, Telecom Italia SPA, and Telefonica Brasil.

ViaSat has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $68.60.

Coty Inc (COTY)

In a report released yesterday, Lauren Lieberman from Barclays maintained a Hold rating on Coty Inc, with a price target of $10. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $8.30, close to its 52-week low of $8.29.

According to TipRanks.com, Lieberman is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.0% and a 50.0% success rate. Lieberman covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Constellation Brands Inc, Colgate-Palmolive, and Procter & Gamble.

Coty Inc has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $11.94, which is a 43.9% upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 7, Morgan Stanley also downgraded the stock to Hold with a $10 price target.

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