Investment Analysts


$270 Apple Price Target: Zabitsky     Fri, 2 Mar '12 | 10:33 AM ET

Ed Zabitsky, analyst at ACI Research, explains why he has a "sell" rating on Apple. He gives the stock a $270 price target.

Bank Stocks & the Retail Sales Trade     Thu, 1 Mar '12 | 5:15 PM ET

Is it time to buy the bank stocks? The Fast Money traders, weigh in with the trade. Also, Jeff Klinefelter, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, discusses his "neutral" rating on the Gap, and the positive outlook on retailers fueled by consumer confidence.

Grim Outlook for Research in Motion     Thu, 1 Mar '12 | 12:14 PM ET

Shares of Research in Motion fell today after Jefferies cut its estimates and price target, with Peter Misek, of Jefferies.

Retailers Get Boost From Mild Weather     Thu, 1 Mar '12 | 10:17 AM ET

Chain store sales for February are strong as the mild weather and an improving economy helped retailers, with Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs retail analyst.

David Joyce, Miller Tabak analyst, and Tuna Amobi, S&P's Equity Research director, discuss whether James Murdoch stepping down from scandal-plagued News International will help parent company News Corporation.

Oversupply of Oil Coming Soon?     Wed, 29 Feb '12 | 1:00 PM ET

Within two years, the U.S. should have an oversupply of oil, says Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank oil analyst.

SodaStream Stock Drops 17%     Wed, 29 Feb '12 | 12:22 PM ET

Despite delivering upbeat guidance to the Street, SodaStream stock is fizzling. Mitch Pinheiro, Janney Montgomery Scott, offers perspective. And CNBC's Herb Greenberg also weighs in.

MSFT Still Feels Cheap: Analyst     Wed, 29 Feb '12 | 12:08 PM ET

Microsoft stock still has room to run, says Colin Gillis, analyst at BGC Financial, who has a "buy" rating on the stock with a $34 price target.

Gerard Cassidy, RBC Capital Markets, discusses JPM's earnings strength; his "outperform" rating on the bank, and how the stock will grow from commercial banking.

Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital, discusses the problems at First Solar that led to its negative outlook. Also, Dennis Gartman weighs in on whether the surge in energy is over and how to trade it.

iPad3 or iPad2 Discount Next Week?     Tue, 28 Feb '12 | 4:31 PM ET

Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities, discusses whether Apple is getting ready to unveil the iPad3, or offer the iPad2 at 50 percent discount instead. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.

Sell FSLR Ahead of Earnings: Analyst     Tue, 28 Feb '12 | 2:39 PM ET

Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital, explains why he is putting a "sell" call on First Solar before it reports earnings after today's close.

Priceline Stock Pops on Earnings     Tue, 28 Feb '12 | 2:33 PM ET

Justin Patterson, Morgan Keegan sr. analyst, weighs in on Priceline's 66% jump in earnings, boosted by strong international hotel bookings.

Ditch Apple Now?     Tue, 28 Feb '12 | 2:15 PM ET

Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein, and Abhey Lamba, Mizuho Securities, discuss whether investors should get out of Apple stock now.

Apple: 'Buy' Rating, $700 Price Target     Tue, 28 Feb '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Dan Ernst, Hudson Square Research, shares his view on Apple's new all-time highs ahead of its hotly-anticipated iPad 3.

Discussing the second incident in the last two months for Carnival's Costa Line and how this will impact the stock and overall cruise industry, with Kevin Milota, JPMorgan.

Priceline Surges on Q4 Earnings Blowout     Tue, 28 Feb '12 | 11:00 AM ET

The online travel site exceeded Wall Street estimates. Insight with Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray: "This is a company that is growing more than 50% in the last ten quarters," he says.

Apple Nears $500B Market Cap     Tue, 28 Feb '12 | 10:44 AM ET

A look at Apple's new all-time high, and its $4 billion dollar gap from being a $500 billion dollar market cap, with Lance Ulanoff, Mashable and Ashok Kumar, Maxim Group.

What has killed this industry over the last three years has been the negative psychology, says Richard Bove, Rochdale Securities, who has a "buy" rating on JPMorgan.

Revenue for Priceline.com's quarter came in at $991 million versus the consensus estimate of $967.91 million. Aaron Kessler, Raymond James, weighs in.

Shares of Disney gained following an upgrade at Goldman Sachs, but Anthony DiClemente, Barclays analyst, discusses why he recently downgraded the stock.

Is Berkshire Hathaway Too Expensive?     Mon, 27 Feb '12 | 12:53 PM ET

Meyer Shields, Stifel Nicolaus analyst, discusses the price of BRK.A shares and whether it presents a buying opportunity for investors.

Priceline Ahead of Earnings     Mon, 27 Feb '12 | 12:08 PM ET

Mark Mahaney,Citigroup Investment Research U.S. internet analyst, discusses his outlook on Priceline, and defends his "buy" rating and how to trade the stock ahead of earnings, with the Fast Money traders. Also, a look at unusual activity in Transocean.

What's Driving IBM Higher?     Fri, 24 Feb '12 | 1:33 PM ET

CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses what's behind IBM's amazing run. And Rob Cihra, Evercore Partners tech analyst, weighs in.

Target Enjoys Upgrade From Jefferies     Fri, 24 Feb '12 | 12:55 PM ET

Target shares are up on a positive outlook and upgrade at Jefferies, with Dan Binder, analyst at Jefferies.

JCP Up 40% in Three Months     Fri, 24 Feb '12 | 12:51 PM ET

JC Penney reported a Q4 loss, but its shares are up 40% in the past three months, with Liz Dunn, analyst at Macquarie.

Analyst Explains Railway Downgrades     Fri, 24 Feb '12 | 12:12 PM ET

Railroads are seeing gains today despite lowered estimates and price targets by Chris Ceraso, sr. equity research analyst at Credit Suisse.

Crocs, Deckers Forecast Weakness     Fri, 24 Feb '12 | 11:55 AM ET

Footwear companies Crocs and Deckers reported earnings after the bell yesterday and both projected weak earnings for the first quarter. Sam Poser, analyst at Sterne, Agee, weighs in.

JCP Beats Wall Street Forecasts     Fri, 24 Feb '12 | 10:33 AM ET

JC Penney's Q4 operating profits beat the Street's forecasts, as CEO Ron Johnson moves forward with his strategy to remake the company. Jeff Klinefelter, analyst at Piper Jaffray, weighs in.

Technical Look at the Markets     Fri, 24 Feb '12 | 2:40 AM ET

Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, joined CNBC for a technical look at the DAX, Brent Crude V.Euro/Dollar and the Euro/Dollar.