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Analysts Conflicted on These Consumer Goods Names: Burlington Stores (BURL), Kellogg (K) and Edgewell Personal Care (EPC)

Companies in the Consumer Goods sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Burlington Stores (BURLResearch Report), Kellogg (KResearch Report) and Edgewell Personal Care (EPCResearch Report).

Burlington Stores (BURL)

In a report issued on August 5, Adrienne Yih from Barclays maintained a Buy rating on Burlington Stores, with a price target of $176.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $154.92, close to its 52-week low of $133.28.

According to TipRanks.com, Yih is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 0.6% and a 43.6% success rate. Yih covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as National Vision Holdings, Canada Goose Holdings, and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Burlington Stores with a $205.69 average price target, implying a 33.2% upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 2, Goldman Sachs also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $183.00 price target.

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Kellogg (K)

Barclays analyst Andrew Lazar maintained a Sell rating on Kellogg on August 5 and set a price target of $74.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $75.04, close to its 52-week high of $76.45.

According to TipRanks.com, Lazar is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.5% and a 60.6% success rate. Lazar covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Mondelez International, Lamb Weston Holdings, and McCormick & Company.

Kellogg has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $74.38, which is a 0.2% upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 4, J.P. Morgan also maintained a Sell rating on the stock with a $71.00 price target.

Edgewell Personal Care (EPC)

In a report issued on August 5, Lauren Lieberman from Barclays maintained a Sell rating on Edgewell Personal Care, with a price target of $33.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $41.02.

According to TipRanks.com, Lieberman is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 2.2% and a 56.6% success rate. Lieberman covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as International Flavors & Fragrances, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, and Reynolds Consumer Products.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Edgewell Personal Care is a Hold with an average price target of $41.80.

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