Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Conglomerates Stocks: Transdigm Group Inc (NYSE: TDG), Embraer SA (NYSE: ERJ) and Potlatch Corp (NASDAQ: PCH)

By Jason Carr

Companies in the Conglomerates sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Transdigm Group Inc (NYSE: TDG), Embraer SA (NYSE: ERJ) and Potlatch Corp (NASDAQ: PCH).

Transdigm Group Inc (NYSE: TDG)

In a report released yesterday, Deane Dray from RBC Capital reiterated a Buy rating on Transdigm Group Inc (NYSE: TDG), with a price target of $316. The company’s shares opened today at $235.73.

According to TipRanks.com, Dray is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 3.2% and a 61.3% success rate. Dray covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Lincoln Electric Holdings, Emerson Electric Company, and United Technologies Corp.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Transdigm Group Inc is Strong Buy and the average price target is $294.17, representing a 24.8% upside.

In a report released today, Vertical Research also upgraded the stock to Buy with a $287 price target.
Embraer SA (NYSE: ERJ)

RBC Capital analyst Derek Spronck reiterated a Hold rating on Embraer SA (NYSE: ERJ) on March 9 and set a price target of $24. The company’s shares opened today at $23.91.

Spronck has an average return of 14.2% when recommending Embraer SA.

According to TipRanks.com, Spronck is ranked #248 out of 4517 analysts.

Embraer SA has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $24.

Potlatch Corp (NASDAQ: PCH)

In a report released yesterday, Paul Quinn from RBC Capital reiterated a Buy rating on Potlatch Corp (NASDAQ: PCH), with a price target of $45. The company’s shares opened today at $43.45, close to its 52-week high of $45.50.

According to TipRanks.com, Quinn is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 19.8% and a 81.8% success rate. Quinn covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Mercer International Inc, International Paper Co, and Meadwestvaco Corp.

Potlatch Corp has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $45.

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