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Before Friday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the most important analyst commentary for investors.
Canaccord Genuity Boosts Estimates on Apple
Canaccord Genuity has raised its price target on Apple (AAPL ) to $150, suggesting an 18% upside from the stock’s current price. The firm has also raised estimates on AAPL, due to higher iPhone demand. AAPL has a dividend yield of 1.49%.
Credit Suisse Cuts Estimates on PG&E Corporation
Credit Suisse has lowered its price target on PG&E Corporation (PCG) to $59. This new price target suggests an 11% upside from the stock’s current price. The firm has also cut estimates on PCG, due to higher San Bruno costs. PCG has a dividend yield of 3.45%.
Credit Suisse Raises Estimates on Hanesbrands
Credit Suisse has boosted its price target on Hanesbrands (HBI ) to $38. This new price target suggests a 10% increase from the stock’s current price of $34.50. The firm has also raised estimates on HBI as its Knights acquisition is expected to add to earnings. HBI has a dividend yield of 1.16%.
JP Morgan Lowers Price Target on Wynn Resorts
JP Morgan has lowered its price target on Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) to $147, suggesting an 8% increase from the stock’s current price. The firm has also lowered estimates on WYNN due to issues in Macau. WYNN has a dividend yield 4.39%.
Bemis Company Boosted to “Buy”
Bemis Company (BMS) was upgraded from “Neutral” to “Buy” at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch as the stock has pulled back to an attractive level. BMS has a dividend yield of 2.45%.
Dover Corp Lowers Estimates on Dover Corp
Credit Suisse has cut its price target on Dover Corp (DOV ) to $77, suggesting a 7% increase from the stock’s current price. The firm has also lowered estimates on DOV due to the company’s new guidance. DOV has a dividend yield of 2.23%.