Analysts Conflicted on These Consumer Goods Names: G-III Apparel Group (NASDAQ: GIII), Broadcom (NASDAQ: AVGO) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)

By Austin Angelo

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Consumer Goods sector with new ratings on G-III Apparel Group (GIIIResearch Report), Broadcom (AVGOResearch Report) and Apple (AAPLResearch Report).

G-III Apparel Group (GIII)

In a report released today, Edward Yruma from KeyBanc maintained a Buy rating on G-III Apparel Group, with a price target of $52. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $34.91.

According to TipRanks.com, Yruma is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.9% and a 53.0% success rate. Yruma covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Weight Watchers International, Blue Apron Holdings Inc, and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

G-III Apparel Group has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $46.60, a 33.5% upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Piper Jaffray also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $50 price target.

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Broadcom (AVGO)

In a report released today, Craig Hettenbach from Morgan Stanley maintained a Hold rating on Broadcom, with a price target of $250. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $227.24.

According to TipRanks.com, Hettenbach is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 20.3% and a 67.6% success rate. Hettenbach covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Skyworks Solutions, Maxim Integrated, and Cypress Semicon.

Broadcom has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $293.88, representing a 29.3% upside. In a report issued on November 28, Wells Fargo also resumed coverage with a Hold rating on the stock with a $265 price target.

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Apple (AAPL)

Morgan Stanley analyst Kathryn Huberty maintained a Buy rating on Apple today and set a price target of $236. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $174.72.

According to TipRanks.com, Huberty is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 10.5% and a 58.5% success rate. Huberty covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Pure Storage Inc, Seagate Tech, and NCR Corp.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Apple with a $230.50 average price target, a 31.9% upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 26, Loop Capital Markets also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $225 price target.

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