Analyst Interviews

Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Company, discusses his outlook and $15 price target on the retailer's stock. And CNBC's Scott Wapner has the latest in the JC Penney board saga.

Blackberry mulls privatization     Fri, 9 Aug '13 | 10:08 AM ET

Should Blackberry go private? Peter Misek, Jefferies analyst, explains why he thinks this is the right strategy for the smartphone maker.

Priceline.com raking in the profits     Fri, 9 Aug '13 | 6:41 AM ET

Shares of the online travel company are at 14-year highs, as second quarter earnings beat on both the top and bottom line. Scott Kessler, S&P Capital IQ analyst, explains why he put a price target of $1, 125 on the stock.

Colin Rusch, Northland Capital Markets, discusses Tesla's earnings beat and says the company's real issue is managing the supply chain. They could potentially be acquired, but I don't see it in the cards, he adds.

Lefkofsky and the future of Groupon     Thu, 8 Aug '13 | 9:07 AM ET

Aaron Kessler, Raymond James, discusses the naming of co-founder Eric Lefkofsky as Groupon CEO and what it means for the company's future.

Despite a loss on its "Lone Ranger" movie, David Bank of RBC Capital Markets, explains why Disney is "best positioned" for the next three to five years of all the media conglomerates.

Disney posts mixed Q3 results     Wed, 7 Aug '13 | 6:11 AM ET

"This remains a best in class entertainment company," said Anthony DiClemente, Barclays analyst, breaking down the media company's earnings of $1.03 a share on revenues of $11.58 billion, which was a little light due to weakness amid its movie business.

Retail stars and duds     Tue, 6 Aug '13 | 2:05 PM ET

Nearly every retail stock is down today. CNBC's Courtney Reagan looks at winners and losers in the sector. Mary Epner, Mary Epner Retail Analysis; Corinna Freedman, Wedbush Securities; and Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises, weigh in.

Faye Landes, Cowen & Company analyst Michael Kors Holdings, breaks down the luxury retailers first quarter results and explains why she has an outperform rating on the stock and $71 price target.

Big changes ahead in media?     Tue, 6 Aug '13 | 7:17 AM ET

David Bank, RBC Capital Markets analyst, provides perspective on the changing media landscape, including the ongoing fee battle between CBS and Time Warner Cable, and an overview of earnings this week.

Washington Post stock tops $600     Mon, 5 Aug '13 | 5:30 PM ET

For the first time since 2008, the Washington Post stock is reaching $600 after hours on news Jeff Bezos is acquiring its publishing business. Bradley Safalow, PAA Research analyst, provides perspective.

Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird analyst, and Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, have the play on which social media stocks are trending and creating the biggest buzz.

Chuck Norris for Fed chairman?     Fri, 2 Aug '13 | 11:14 AM ET

Lars Christensen, Danske Bank analyst, explains why he thinks Ben Bernanke's replacement should have some of the attributes of fictional television character "Walker, Texas Ranger," such as structure and discipline.

Time to 'inflict pain' on CBS?     Fri, 2 Aug '13 | 7:41 AM ET

Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, explains why he thinks it's time for Time Warner Cable to "take a much harder line" on CBS as a deadline looms in its battle with the network over fees.

Ford posts best July since 2006     Thu, 1 Aug '13 | 1:03 PM ET

U.S. sales from the car makers are reporting double digit gains in July, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. And Erich Merkle, Ford Motor analyst, shares his trade.

Amazon up 22% this year     Mon, 29 Jul '13 | 2:47 PM ET

Amazon is nearing all-time highs. Daniel Kurnos, The Benchmark Company, discusses his $350 price target on the stock.

Analyze the analysts!     Mon, 29 Jul '13 | 1:14 PM ET

Jeff Kilburg of KKM Financial takes a look at the latest analyst calls, including Cantor Fitzgerald's downgrade of Whole Foods.

Big week for media earnings     Mon, 29 Jul '13 | 7:44 AM ET

Tuna Amobi, Standard & Poor's analyst, provides a preview of this week's media results, as a deadline looms in the Time Warner Cable and CBS fee fight.

Starbucks brews up profits, innovation     Fri, 26 Jul '13 | 6:30 AM ET

R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar, talks about Starbucks solid earnings report and how the company continues to innovate.

Howard Rubel, aerospace/defense analyst, Jefferies & Co., says the growing middle class has had a big impact on the need for planes among airlines. As new planes are introduced, Boeing will likely sell more, he says.

Citi raises price target on Hershey     Tue, 23 Jul '13 | 2:43 PM ET

Citi added Hershey to its "Top Picks Live!" list, raising its price target to $110. CNBC's Jane Wells reports Citi believes sales will grow almost 10 percent.

Analyze the Analysts!     Mon, 22 Jul '13 | 1:24 PM ET

JJ Burns, JJ Burns & Company, takes a look at analysts' expectations for Netflix, McDonald's and Halliburton.

Ahead of Netflix's earnings     Mon, 22 Jul '13 | 1:05 PM ET

Netflix will report Q2 results after today's closing bell. CNBC's Julia Boorstin offers a preview.

Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities, discusses Netflix prior to today's earnings report. Pachter has a $65 price target on the stock, which is currently selling at $263.

Sequestration's impact on hotels     Fri, 19 Jul '13 | 1:17 PM ET

CNBC's Simon Hobbs shares a preview of earnings out of the hotel sector; and Patrick Scholes, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, discusses the impact of government sequestration on the industry, and why he likes Wynn Resorts and Felcor Lodging.

Scratching the 'Surface' with Microsoft     Fri, 19 Jul '13 | 10:34 AM ET

Analysts Brent Thill of UBS and Walter Pritchard of Citi have the play on the Internet giant's earnings and outlook.

Ben Schachter, Macquarie Research analyst, digs through the Internet company's quarterly numbers and provides a look ahead to its third quarter.

Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities, breaks down the tech giant's quarterly numbers, as profits take a hit on a downturn in PC sales and a $900 million dollar writedown on the Surface tablet.

Google's post-earnings slump     Fri, 19 Jul '13 | 6:21 AM ET

Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets analyst, breaks down the Internet company's second quarter results, and focuses in on the cost-per-click concerns.

Techapalooza     Thu, 18 Jul '13 | 2:47 PM ET

Jayson Noland, Robert Baird; Alex Gauna, JMP Securities; and Colin Gillis, BGC, analyze Dell, Qualcomm, and Google.

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