Investment Analysts


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.

CRM & DECK; HPQ's Turnaround     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 5:21 PM ET

The Fast Money crew have the trade on CRM's big earnings beat and DECK's lower guidance. Also, Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee technology analyst, discusses whether HP CEO Meg Whitman will be able to turnaround Hewlett-Packard.

$108 Oil: Who Benefits?     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 5:00 PM ET

The Fast Money traders weigh in on oil surging to its highest level in more than nine months and how to trade it, with Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank energy analyst.

Apple Shareholder Meeting Underway     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 1:44 PM ET

Shares of Apple surging 27% this year. Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities and CNBC's John Carney, discuss the stock's climb higher as the shareholder meeting kicks off in Cupertino.

Bullish on Salesforce.com: Analyst     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 12:51 PM ET

Ed Maguire, CLSA Securities, raised his price target to $145 from $125 for Salesforce.com.

Will Apple Announce a Dividend?     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 12:11 PM ET

Discussing whether investors should trade on rumors that Apple will announce a dividend at its shareholder meeting today, with Colin Gillis, sr. tech analyst at BGC Financial.

Vivus Soars After FDA Panel Approves     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 12:00 PM ET

Vivus stock is soaring after an FDA panel gave the thumbs up to its diet drug, with the Fast Money team. Mike King, analyst at Rodman Renshaw, also weighs in.

Sears Speaks to Wall Street     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 11:17 AM ET

Sears is speaking to analysts on an earnings conference call for the first time since the chain was acquired by Eddie Lampert, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

Darden Delivers Strong Q3 Forecast     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 10:41 AM ET

Darden Restaurants provides a bullish Q3 earnings view, even in the face of skyrocketing gasoline prices, with Matt DiFrisco, sr. restaurant analyst at Lazard Capital Markets.

Targets Hits its Bulls-Eye     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 10:22 AM ET

The second largest U.S. discount retailer beat on both the top and bottom lines, while projecting full-year earnings that far exceeded the Street's estimates, with Colin McGranahan, analyst at Bernstein.

Sears Posts Large 4Q Loss     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 10:22 AM ET

Mary Ross Gilbert, retail analyst at Imperial Capital, explains why she has an underperform on Sears and a $6 price target.

Santelli's Morning Bond Update     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 9:35 AM ET

CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on Treasurys, the euro and the U.S. dollar.

HP's Earnings Shows Major Challenges     Thu, 23 Feb '12 | 6:30 AM ET

HP is probably losing market share to other tech giants, according to Jayson Noland, Robert W. Baird IT hardware senior analyst, who adds that CEO Meg Whitman is not the obvious choice for Hewlett-Packard.

$5 Gas & Cheesecake Factory     Wed, 22 Feb '12 | 2:11 PM ET

What would you give up if gas hit $5 a gallon? Many of CNBC's viewers said they'd do without going out to dinner so much. Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak & Co., weighs in on the impact for restaurant stocks like the Cheesecake Factory.

Laura Champine, Collins Stewart sr. retail analyst, offers her view on Lumber Liquidators.