Analysts Have Conflicting Sentiments on These Consumer Goods Companies: Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA), Polaris (NYSE: PII) and Winnebago Industries (NYSE: WGO)

By Jason Carr

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Consumer Goods sector with new ratings on Tesla (TSLAResearch Report), Polaris (PIIResearch Report) and Winnebago Industries (WGOResearch Report).

Tesla (TSLA)

In a report released today, John Murphy from Merrill Lynch maintained a Sell rating on Tesla, with a price target of $235.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $254.68.

According to TipRanks.com, Murphy is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 1.5% and a 55.8% success rate. Murphy covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Penske Automotive Group, Group 1 Automotive, and Sonic Automotive.

Tesla has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $256.78, representing a 0.9% upside. In a report issued on October 18, RBC Capital also maintained a Sell rating on the stock with a $190.00 price target.

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Polaris (PII)

In a report released today, Gerrick Johnson from BMO Capital maintained a Buy rating on Polaris, with a price target of $115.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $101.67, close to its 52-week high of $103.29.

According to TipRanks.com, Johnson is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.2% and a 50.6% success rate. Johnson covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Brunswick Corporation, Thor Industries Inc, and Harley-Davidson.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Polaris is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $111.75, a 9.9% upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Wells Fargo also maintained a Buy rating on the stock.

Winnebago Industries (WGO)

In a report released today, Craig Kennison from Robert W. Baird maintained a Buy rating on Winnebago Industries, with a price target of $54.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $49.24, close to its 52-week high of $49.34.

Kennison has an average return of 24.9% when recommending Winnebago Industries.

According to TipRanks.com, Kennison is ranked #772 out of 5575 analysts.

Winnebago Industries has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $50.00, representing a 1.5% upside. In a report released today, SunTrust Robinson also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $58.00 price target.

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