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Analysts Offer Insights on Consumer Goods Companies: Walmart (WMT), Ford Motor (F) and Loblaw Companies (OtherLBLCF)

Companies in the Consumer Goods sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Walmart (WMTResearch Report), Ford Motor (FResearch Report) and Loblaw Companies (LBLCFResearch Report).

Walmart (WMT)

RBC Capital analyst Steven Shemesh maintained a Buy rating on Walmart on May 4 and set a price target of $160.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $152.74.

According to TipRanks.com, Shemesh is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -7.8% and a 28.0% success rate. Shemesh covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holding, Albertsons Companies, and Advance Auto Parts.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Walmart is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $164.05.

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Ford Motor (F)

RBC Capital analyst Joseph Spak maintained a Hold rating on Ford Motor on May 4 and set a price target of $18.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $14.53.

According to TipRanks.com, Spak is ranked 0 out of 5 stars with an average return of -12.8% and a 42.2% success rate. Spak covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Magna International, Tenneco Automotive, and American Axle.

Ford Motor has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $20.75, which is a 40.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on April 28, Barclays also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $16.00 price target.

Loblaw Companies (LBLCF)

RBC Capital analyst Irene Nattel maintained a Buy rating on Loblaw Companies on May 4 and set a price target of C$133.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $88.59, close to its 52-week high of $94.50.

According to TipRanks.com, Nattel is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 10.5% and a 60.1% success rate. Nattel covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Casey’s General, Canadian Tire, and Dollarama.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Loblaw Companies with a $94.69 average price target, representing a 7.0% upside. In a report issued on April 27, National Bank also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a C$120.00 price target.

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