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Analysts Offer Insights on Consumer Goods Companies: Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and US Foods Holding (USFD)

Companies in the Consumer Goods sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBAResearch Report) and US Foods Holding (USFDResearch Report).

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA)

Deutsche Bank analyst George Hill maintained a Hold rating on Walgreens Boots Alliance on May 11 and set a price target of $46.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $43.16, close to its 52-week low of $41.80.

According to TipRanks.com, Hill is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.2% and a 50.5% success rate. Hill covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as AmerisourceBergen, Molina Healthcare, and 1Life Healthcare.

Walgreens Boots Alliance has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $48.78, implying a 12.5% upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Evercore ISI also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $48.00 price target.

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US Foods Holding (USFD)

In a report released yesterday, Brian Mullan from Deutsche Bank reiterated a Buy rating on US Foods Holding, with a price target of $44.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $32.73.

According to TipRanks.com, Mullan is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 2.0% and a 43.8% success rate. Mullan covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Restaurant Brands International, Dave & Busters Entertainment, and Papa John’s International.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for US Foods Holding with a $44.63 average price target, a 37.1% upside from current levels. In a report issued on May 2, C.L. King also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $43.00 price target.

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