Analyst Interviews

Burger battle royale   Fri, 8 Nov '13 | 2:46 PM ET
Burger battle royale

Will Slabaugh, Stephens Inc, still likes McDonald's despite weak same-store sales. Robert Derrington, Wunderlich Securities, explains why he believes in Red Robin.

3-D printing stocks on fire   Fri, 8 Nov '13 | 2:41 PM ET
3D printing stocks on fire

Andrea James of Dougherty & Co. and Daniel Holland of Morningstar Equity weigh in on whether 3-D printing stocks have more room to run.

McDonald's a defensive play?   Fri, 8 Nov '13 | 10:38 AM ET
McDonald's a defensive play?

McDonald's October sales numbers showed sluggish same-store sales growth. Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays, explains his buy rating for the fast food restaurant.

Tesla to blame for flame?   Fri, 8 Nov '13 | 10:25 AM ET
Tesla to blame for flame?

Weighing on Tesla's Model S fire, Colin Rusch, Northland Capital analyst, says statistically Tesla cars are 8 times less likely to have a fire than gasoline-powered cars.

Is Twitter really cheap?   Fri, 8 Nov '13 | 10:13 AM ET
Is Twitter really cheap?

Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets, does not think Twitter is overvalued and forecasts an 80 percent revenue growth over the next 3 years.

Risky to chase Twitter mid-$40s: Analyst   Thu, 7 Nov '13 | 10:24 AM ET
Risky to chase Twitter mid-$40s: Analyst

Discussing Twitter's indicated valuation, and when investors should buy in, with Mark Mahaney of RBC Capital Markets. "You have to have a very long-term time horizon to make money buying Twitter in the mid-$40s," he says.

Abercrombie poorly run: Analyst   Wed, 6 Nov '13 | 2:14 PM ET
Abercrombie poorly run: Analyst

Abercrombie & Fitch is "getting killed from all directions," explains Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors president. Widlitz says the company has to go towards the "fast fashion route."

Valuation issues at Tesla questionable: Pro

Does Tesla need a reboot? Drew Cupps, Cupps Capital Management and Tesla shareholder, and Efraim Levy, S&P Capital, weigh in.

Tesla lower ahead of earnings   Tue, 5 Nov '13 | 2:21 PM ET
Tesla lower ahead of earnings

What might Tesla CEO Elon Musk say about sales in China, or the third generation vehicle? CNBC's Phil LeBeau shares a preview of Tesla earnings expected Tuesday.

BlackBerry can't compete: Pro   Mon, 4 Nov '13 | 2:04 PM ET
BlackBerry can't compete: Pro

John Chen will serve as the interim CEO at BlackBerry in the coming weeks. Ed Snyder, Charter Equity Research analyst, and Roger Cheng, CNET executive editor, discuss whether BlackBerry can turn itself around.

Pros highlight top solar-power plays   Fri, 1 Nov '13 | 5:00 PM ET
Pros highlight top solar-power plays

Opportunity remains in a few solar-energy stocks, Ben Kallo of R.W. Baird and Tim Seymour of EmergingMoney.com say.

Is Facebook losing its cool factor?   Thu, 31 Oct '13 | 6:34 AM ET
Is Facebook losing its cool factor?

"It's hard to stay cool," says Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, taking a look at the drop in teenage user on the social network and its struggle to monetizing the mobile space.

Zuckerberg stresses mobile growth   Wed, 30 Oct '13 | 5:16 PM ET
Zuckerberg stresses mobile growth

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says 48 percent of users access the website via mobile devices only, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

Seeing more profitable growth: Analyst on FB

What can take Facebook even higher? Bob Peck of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, dissects the social media company's earnings data.

Street has high hopes for Facebook   Wed, 30 Oct '13 | 6:41 AM ET
Street has high hopes for Facebook

Scott Kessler, S&P Capital IQ analyst, provides a preview of the social media company's third quarter results, as experts keep a careful watch on mobile ads and competition with Twitter.

Wait & see with Tesla: Analyst   Tue, 29 Oct '13 | 5:31 PM ET
Wait & see with Tesla: Analyst

Since its all-time high, Tesla is down about 18 percent. Ben Kallo, R.W. Baird senior research analyst, discusses his downgrade on the stock.

IBM increases buyback; Analyst warns   Tue, 29 Oct '13 | 5:15 PM ET
IBM increases buyback; Analyst warns

IBM boosted the Dow on Tuesday after Big Blue announced a $15 billion increase to its buyback. Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, is seeing companies migrate to smaller platforms, and sees "material downside" in the stock.

Buy LinkedIn, not Yelp: Analyst   Tue, 29 Oct '13 | 5:00 PM ET
Buy LinkedIn, not Yelp: Analyst

If you're looking for an opportunity Monday morning, we'd buy LinkedIn, explains Gene Munster, analyst for Piper Jaffray.

Apple had a good quarter, not great: Pro   Tue, 29 Oct '13 | 12:19 PM ET
Apple had a good quarter, not great: Pro

Famed investors like Carl Icahn and Bill Miller consider Apple a "no-brainer." Toni Sacconaghi, Bernstein Research senior analyst, explains why Apple did not have a great quarter.

Trading Apple by the numbers: Pro   Tue, 29 Oct '13 | 8:07 AM ET
Trading Apple by the numbers: Pro

Walter Piecyk, BTIG analyst, provides his thoughts on Apple's outlook and what it has to do to gain market share.

Analyst places $625 target on Apple   Tue, 29 Oct '13 | 7:12 AM ET
Analyst places $625 target on Apple

Chris Caso, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst has the play on Apples fourth quarter earnings beat despite lower guidance growth.

Twitter gets another 'buy'   Mon, 28 Oct '13 | 5:28 PM ET
Twitter gets another 'buy'

Twitter received its second "buy" rating today from Brian Wieser, senior analyst at Pivotal Research. He has confidence in its management.

Qualcomm good to own into year-end: Analyst

Nuance, Skyworks and Qualcomm are down after hours. How to play Apple's component maker Qualcomm, with Mark McKechnie, Evercore Partners analyst.

Apple's cash solution?   Mon, 28 Oct '13 | 4:51 PM ET
Apple's cash solution?

Discussing the risks involved for companies who hold too much cash, and what Apple can do to make use of it, with Chris Cordaro, RegentAtlantic Capital CEO & CIO, and Max Wolff, ZT Wealth senior analyst.

I want an Apple television: Shareholder   Mon, 28 Oct '13 | 4:44 PM ET
I want an Apple television: Shareholder

Apple shareholders Ross Gerber, Gerber Kawasaki CEO, and David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners executive vp, discuss Apple's stock price and what they think about Icahn's proposed buyback.

Shareholders await potential China Mobile-Apple deal

Discussing Apple's growth, with Ross Gerber, Gerber Kawasaki CEO; David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners executive vp; and Alex Gauna, JMP Securities senior research analyst.

5c and 5s 'good news for Apple': Analyst   Mon, 28 Oct '13 | 7:19 AM ET
5c and 5s 'good news for Apple': Analyst

Ben Reitzes, Barclays analyst, provides a preview of the tech giant's quarterly numbers and weighs in on whether Carl Icahn is good or bad for the stock.

First Solar up on Chinese rally: Pro   Fri, 25 Oct '13 | 2:39 PM ET
First Solar up on Chinese rally: Pro

Solar companies are losing money, says Gordon Johnson of Axiom Capital. Ben Kallo, Robert W. Baird, thinks you should still invest in these names.

P&G results pretty solid: Analyst   Fri, 25 Oct '13 | 11:34 AM ET
P&G results pretty solid: Analyst

John Faucher, JPMorgan, says P&G results were generally pretty solid. Investors are focused on organic revenue growth, he adds.

Still in love with Amazon?   Fri, 25 Oct '13 | 8:16 AM ET
Still in love with Amazon?

Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, has the play on the tech giant's outlook, as the company grows despite being unprofitable.

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