Analysts Conflicted on These Technology Names: Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Intel Corp (NASDAQ: INTC)

By Ryan Adsit

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Technology sector with new ratings on Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Intel Corp (NASDAQ: INTC).

Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU)

Credit Suisse analyst Evan Zhou maintained a Hold rating on Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) yesterday and set a price target of $180. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $180.23.

Zhou has an average return of 0.1% when recommending Baidu.

According to TipRanks.com, Zhou is ranked #3879 out of 4571 analysts.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Baidu is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $191.75, representing a 6.4% upside.

In a report released yesterday, Nomura also assigned a Hold rating to the stock with a $180 price target.
Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL)

Credit Suisse analyst Stephen Ju maintained a Buy rating on Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) yesterday and set a price target of $1150. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $924.52, close to its 52-week high of $935.90.

According to TipRanks.com, Ju is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 17.8% and a 72.4% success rate. Ju covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Endurance International, Activision Blizzard, and Boingo Wireless Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Alphabet Inc is Strong Buy and the average price target is $1033.18, representing an 11.8% upside.

In a report issued on April 18, Jefferies also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $1000 price target.
Intel Corp (NASDAQ: INTC)

In a report released yesterday, John Pitzer from Credit Suisse maintained a Hold rating on Intel Corp (NASDAQ: INTC), with a price target of $35. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $36.15.

According to TipRanks.com, Pitzer is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 18.8% and a 71.8% success rate. Pitzer covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Advanced Micro Devices, Rudolph Technologies, and NXP Semiconductors.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Intel Corp is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $40.56, representing a 12.2% upside.

In a report issued on April 17, RBC Capital also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $37 price target.

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