uploads///gainers

Top Gainers in the Consumer Sector Last Week

By

Aug. 18 2020, Updated 4:45 a.m. ET

Top gainers last week

Florida-based Lennar (LEN) released its fiscal 1Q18 results on April 4, 2018. Its revenue grew 27.6% YoY (year-over-year) to $2.9 billion from $2.3 billion, and its EPS (earnings per share) rose 42.4% YoY to $0.84 from $0.59. Revenue and EPS surpassed estimates by 12.1% and 9.1%, respectively. The stock rose 5.6% last week after the earnings release.

On April 2, Wells Fargo upgraded Discovery Communications (DISCA) to “outperform” and raised its target price to $27 from $25. Of analysts surveyed, 33% recommended “buy,” 63% recommended “hold,” and 4% recommended “sell.” The stock rose 5.6% last week.

On April 6, Credit Suisse raised its target price for Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) to $42 from $40 and assigned it a “neutral” rating. Of analysts surveyed, 44% recommended “buy,” 37% recommended “hold,” and 19% recommended “sell.” The stock rose 2.2% last week.

Article continues below advertisement

Last week, CVS Health (CVS) announced a new initiative focusing on CKD (chronic kidney disease) and dialysis. This program aims to optimize care for CKD patients by detecting the condition early and expanding home dialysis. The company also announced that it kept drug prices nearly flat for its pharmacy benefit management clients in 2017 despite manufacturer price inflation. The stock rose 1.9% last week.

Advertisement

More From Market Realist

    • CONNECT with Market Realist
    • Link to Facebook
    • Link to Twitter
    • Link to Instagram
    • Link to Email Subscribe
    Market Realist Logo
    Do Not Sell My Personal Information

    © Copyright 2021 Market Realist. Market Realist is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.