Analysts Offer Insights on Consumer Goods Companies: Brown-Forman B (NYSE: BF.B) and American Eagle (NYSE: AEO)

Companies in the Consumer Goods sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Brown-Forman B (BF.BResearch Report) and American Eagle (AEOResearch Report).

Brown-Forman B (BF.B)

Barclays analyst Lauren Lieberman maintained a Hold rating on Brown-Forman B on March 4 and set a price target of $72.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $71.13.

According to TipRanks.com, Lieberman is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.5% and a 49.8% success rate. Lieberman covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as International Flavors & Fragrances, Coca-Cola European Partners, and Reynolds Consumer Products.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Brown-Forman B is a Hold with an average price target of $73.25, representing a 7.2% upside. In a report issued on February 23, Citigroup also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $81.00 price target.

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American Eagle (AEO)

In a report issued on March 4, Adrienne Yih from Barclays maintained a Buy rating on American Eagle, with a price target of $33.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $28.54.

According to TipRanks.com, Yih is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.8% and a 57.0% success rate. Yih covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Canada Goose Holdings, G-III Apparel Group, and Lululemon Athletica.

Currently, the analyst consensus on American Eagle is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $29.83, implying a 7.6% upside from current levels. In a report issued on February 22, UBS also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $31.00 price target.

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