Analysts Conflicted on These Consumer Goods Names: Kimberly Clark (NYSE: KMB), Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ: SLAB) and Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE: LW)

By Austin Angelo

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Consumer Goods sector with new ratings on Kimberly Clark (KMBResearch Report), Silicon Laboratories (SLABResearch Report) and Lamb Weston Holdings (LWResearch Report).

Kimberly Clark (KMB)

In a report issued on July 24, Lauren Lieberman from Barclays maintained a Hold rating on Kimberly Clark, with a price target of $144. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $137.17, close to its 52-week high of $140.62.

According to TipRanks.com, Lieberman is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 1.9% and a 56.4% success rate. Lieberman covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as International Flavors & Fragrances, Coca-Cola European Partners plc, and Constellation Brands Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Kimberly Clark is a Hold with an average price target of $137, which is a -0.1% downside from current levels. In a report issued on July 24, Atlantic Equities also upgraded the stock to Hold.

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Silicon Laboratories (SLAB)

Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis maintained a Hold rating on Silicon Laboratories on July 24 and set a price target of $108. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $114.39, close to its 52-week high of $114.87.

According to TipRanks.com, Curtis is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 12.0% and a 64.4% success rate. Curtis covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc, Smart Global Holdings Inc, and Skyworks Solutions.

Silicon Laboratories has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $121.60, representing a 6.3% upside. In a report issued on July 24, Needham also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock.

Lamb Weston Holdings (LW)

In a report issued on July 24, Andrew Lazar from Barclays maintained a Buy rating on Lamb Weston Holdings, with a price target of $76. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $64.68.

According to TipRanks.com, Lazar is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 8.4% and a 67.6% success rate. Lazar covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Mondelez International, McCormick & Company, and Conagra Brands Inc.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Lamb Weston Holdings with a $75 average price target, which is a 16.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 15, Merrill Lynch also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $85 price target.

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