Analysts Conflicted on These Consumer Goods Names: Casey’s General (CASY) and Lowe’s (LOW)

Companies in the Consumer Goods sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Casey’s General (CASYResearch Report) and Lowe’s (LOWResearch Report).

Casey’s General (CASY)

J.P. Morgan analyst John Royall maintained a Sell rating on Casey’s General yesterday and set a price target of $177.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $201.04.

According to TipRanks.com, Royall is ranked #3034 out of 7901 analysts.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Casey’s General with a $226.96 average price target.

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Lowe’s (LOW)

In a report released today, Christopher Horvers from J.P. Morgan maintained a Hold rating on Lowe’s, with a price target of $230.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $183.82, close to its 52-week low of $179.76.

According to TipRanks.com, Horvers is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 9.9% and a 63.8% success rate. Horvers covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Bj’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Academy Sports and Outdoors, and Floor & Decor Holdings.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Lowe’s is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $248.46.

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