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Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Materials Stocks: Alcoa (AA) and WD-40 Company (WDFC)

Companies in the Materials sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Alcoa (AAResearch Report) and WD-40 Company (WDFCResearch Report).

Alcoa (AA)

Credit Suisse analyst Curt Woodworth maintained a Hold rating on Alcoa today and set a price target of $45.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $37.62, close to its 52-week low of $33.55.

According to TipRanks.com, Woodworth is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 18.1% and a 57.8% success rate. Woodworth covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as First Quantum Minerals, United States Steel, and Cleveland-Cliffs.

Alcoa has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $50.88, representing a 30.4% upside. In a report issued on October 6, UBS also initiated coverage with a Hold rating on the stock with a $43.00 price target.

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WD-40 Company (WDFC)

D.A. Davidson analyst Linda Bolton Weiser maintained a Buy rating on WD-40 Company today and set a price target of $207.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $170.83, close to its 52-week low of $163.61.

According to TipRanks.com, Weiser is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 1.2% and a 45.9% success rate. Weiser covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as The Estée Lauder Companies, Waldencast Acquisition, and Lifetime Brands.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for WD-40 Company with a $207.00 average price target.

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