Key Dates for Consumer Stocks: September 18–22, 2017

Key dates this week

The following chart shows the key dates this week.

Key Dates for Consumer Stocks: September 18–22, 2017

Analysts’ rating changes last week

On September 12, Independent Research cut the target price for Altria Group (MO) to $68 from $70 with a “hold” rating. Of the analysts surveyed, 47% of the analysts rated the stock as a “buy,” while 53% rated it as a “hold.” None of the analysts rated it as a “sell.”

On September 14, Susquehanna reduced the target price for the Kraft Heinz (KHC) to $84 from $85 with a “neutral” rating. Of the analysts surveyed, 74% of the analysts rated the stock as a “buy,” while 26% rated it as a “hold.” None of the analysts rated it as a “sell.”

On September 15, Jefferies increased the target price for CVS Health (CVS) to $86 from $82. Of the analysts surveyed, 60% of the analysts rated the stock as a “buy,” while 40% rated it as a “hold.” None of the analysts rated it as a “sell.”

On September 11, Wells Fargo raised the target price for Constellation Brands (STZ) to $225 from $216. Of the analysts surveyed, 67% of the analysts rated the stock as a “buy,” while 33% rated it as a “hold.” None of the analysts rated it as a “sell.”

On September 13, Mizuho raised the target price for McDonald’s (MCD) to $173 from $170. Of the analysts surveyed, 69% of the analysts rated the stock as a “buy,” while 31% rated it as a “hold.” None of the analysts rated it as a “sell.”

On September 14, Barclays raised the target price for Best Buy (BBY) to $70 from $65. Of the analysts surveyed, 31% of the analysts rated the stock as a “buy,” 61% rated it as a “hold,” and 8% rated it as a “sell.”

On September 13, HSBC raised the target price for Coach (COH) to $59 from $57. Of the analysts surveyed, 71% of the analysts rated the stock as a “buy,” 26% rated it as a “hold,” and 3% rated it as a “sell.”

On September 13, Cowen and Company raised the target price for Nordstrom (JWN) to $53 from $49. Of the analysts surveyed, 21% of the analysts rated the stock as a “buy,” 61% rated it as a “hold,” and 18% rated it as a “sell.”

On September 13, Cowen and Company raised the target price for Signet Jewelers (SIG) to $67 from $61. Of the analysts surveyed, 38% of the analysts rated the stock as a “buy,” 62% rated it as a “hold,” and none of the analysts rated it as a “sell.”

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