Analysts Conflicted on These Consumer Goods Names: Autoliv (NYSE: ALV), Mattel Inc (NASDAQ: MAT) and Monro Muffler (NASDAQ: MNRO)

By Austin Angelo

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Consumer Goods sector with new ratings on Autoliv (NYSE: ALV), Mattel Inc (NASDAQ: MAT) and Monro Muffler (NASDAQ: MNRO).

Autoliv (NYSE: ALV)

Jefferies analyst Yoshihiro Azuma reiterated a Buy rating on Autoliv (NYSE: ALV) on June 14 and set a price target of $119. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $111.07.

According to TipRanks.com, Azuma is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 5.9% and a 85.7% success rate. Azuma covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Axalta Coating Systems, Eastman Chemical, and Celanese Corp.

Autoliv has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $86.69.

Mattel Inc (NASDAQ: MAT)

In a report issued on June 14, Stephanie Wissink from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on Mattel Inc (NASDAQ: MAT), with a price target of $19. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $20.67, close to its 52-week low of $20.29.

According to TipRanks.com, Wissink is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.2% and a 56.0% success rate. Wissink covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Prestige Brand Holdings, Abercrombie Fitch, and Children’s Place.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Mattel Inc is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $25, representing a 20.9% upside.

In a report issued on June 9, Stifel Nicolaus also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $23 price target.
Monro Muffler (NASDAQ: MNRO)

In a report issued on June 14, Daniel Binder from Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on Monro Muffler (NASDAQ: MNRO), with a price target of $60. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $47.95, close to its 52-week low of $47.75.

According to TipRanks.com, Binder is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 7.6% and a 68.1% success rate. Binder covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holding, Kar Auction Services Inc, and Container Store Group.

Monro Muffler has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $65.

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