Analysts Offer Insights on Consumer Goods Companies: Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ: COLM) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)

Companies in the Consumer Goods sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ: COLM) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL).

Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ: COLM)

In a report released today, Eric Tracy from Brean Capital reiterated a Hold rating on Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ: COLM). The company’s shares opened today at $59.95.

According to TipRanks.com, Tracy is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 9.4% and a 55.1% success rate. Tracy covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as G-III Apparel Group, Gildan Activewear, and Ralph Lauren Corp.

Columbia Sportswear has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $71.

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)

In a report released today, Fawne Jiang from Brean Capital reiterated a Buy rating on Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). The company’s shares opened today at $118.18, close to its 52-week high of $123.82.

According to TipRanks.com, Jiang is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 9.5% and a 63.6% success rate. Jiang covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Bitauto Holdings Limited, China Mobile Games, and Soufun Holdings.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Apple is Strong Buy and the average price target is $131.07, representing a 10.9% upside.

In a report issued on October 3, Pacific Crest also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $121 price target.