Morgan Stanley Maintains Their Hold Rating on Newell Brands (NWL)

In a report released today, Dara Mohsenian from Morgan Stanley maintained a Hold rating on Newell Brands (NWLResearch Report), with a price target of $13.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $11.40, close to its 52-week low of $10.89.

According to, Mohsenian is a 2-star analyst with an average return of -0.6% and a 52.9% success rate. Mohsenian covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as The Estée Lauder Companies, Mondelez International, and Edgewell Personal Care.

Newell Brands has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $19.00.

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Based on Newell Brands’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly net profit of $794 million. In comparison, last year the company had a GAAP net loss of $135 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 55 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of NWL in relation to earlier this year.

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Newell Brands, Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, and sale of consumer and commercial products. It operates through the following segments: Appliances and Cookware; Food and Commercial, Home and Outdoor Living; and Learning and Development.