4 stocks to watch after volatile week

After a rough week for U.S. stocks, "Fast Money" traders looked at companies that may hold upside into next year.

The major averages all lost more than 3 percent this week, with the Nasdaq taking the biggest hit, falling about 4 percent.

Amid the struggles, trader Tim Seymour looked to retail giant Wal-Mart, the worst performer in the Dow in 2015. It has fallen 30 percent this year, mostly on disappointing guidance.

Shoppers at a Walmart store in Los Angeles.
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Shoppers at a Walmart store in Los Angeles.

Considering the stock's price and strong same-store sales growth in the third quarter, Wal-Mart looks "defensive," he said.

Trader Brain Kelly touted BlackBerry, another beaten down stock which has plunged 30 percent this year. He said the company has started to "pick up a little momentum" on sales, and should benefit as a player in the connected car space.

Other traders saw continued upside for names beating broader markets this year. Shares of tobacco company Reynolds American — which have climbed 38 percent this year to trade around $44.50 — could "easily" rise to $55, said trader David Seaburg.

Trader Guy Adami saw upside for MasterCard, which he said has "tailwinds" moving into next year and gets a boost from a recent increase in capital return. The stock has climbed 10 percent this year.


Tim Seymour

Tim Seymour is long AAPL, BAC, CLF, DIS, F, FCX, GE, GM, GOOGL, INTC, JCP, JPM, KO, LGF, RL, T, TWTR, VRX. Tim's firm is long BABA, BIDU, MCD, NKE, SBUX, YHOO.

David Seaburg

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Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly is long BBRY, Bitcoin, GDX, GLD, Hong Kong Dollar, TLT, US Dollar; he is short Yuan, Candaian Dollar, GSG, EEM, EWC, EWH, SPY

Guy Adami

Guy Adami is long CELG, EXAS, INTC, Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck.