LyondellBasell (NYSE:LYB) had its target price upped by Wells Fargo & Co from $125.00 to $130.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has an outperform rating on the specialty chemicals company’s stock.
Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. MED reissued a buy rating and issued a $140.00 target price on shares of LyondellBasell in a research note on Monday, May 7th. Barclays reissued a buy rating and issued a $135.00 target price on shares of LyondellBasell in a research note on Sunday, May 20th. Jefferies Group raised LyondellBasell from a hold rating to a buy rating and increased their target price for the company from $78.01 to $121.95 in a research note on Wednesday, May 16th. ValuEngine lowered LyondellBasell from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 3rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $130.00 target price on LyondellBasell and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, February 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. LyondellBasell currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $116.56.
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- [By Max Byerly]
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- [By Ethan Ryder]
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Wall Street showed signs of discord on Thursday, with various major benchmarks moving in opposite directions, reflecting some of the cross-currents among different sectors. After a long advance to record heights for the Nasdaq Composite, tech stocks were generally weaker today, but some high-profile consumer favorites in the Dow Jones Industrial Average powered that benchmark up. Market sentiment appears to be generally solid, but some companies had to deal with specific issues that sent their shares lower. MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI), REV Group (NYSE:REVG), and ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) were among the worst performers on the day. Here’s why they did so poorly.
- [By Lisa Levin]
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- [By Max Byerly]
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- [By Stephan Byrd]
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- [By Isaac Pino, CPA]
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- [By Paul Ausick]
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- [By Evan Niu, CFA]
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- [By Stephan Byrd]
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