Analysts’ Top Consumer Goods Picks: HMC, BLL

By Jason Carr

There’s a lot to be optimistic about in the Consumer Goods sector as 2 analysts just weighed in on Honda Motor Company (NYSE: HMC) and Ball Corp (NYSE: BLL) with bullish sentiments.

Honda Motor Company (NYSE: HMC)

Jefferies analyst Takaki Nakanishi reiterated a Buy rating on Honda Motor Company (NYSE: HMC) yesterday and set a price target of $35.45. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $27.65.

According to TipRanks.com, Nakanishi is ranked #3206 out of 4567 analysts.

Honda Motor Company has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $35.45.

Ball Corp (NYSE: BLL)

In a report released yesterday, Philip Ng from Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on Ball Corp (NYSE: BLL), with a price target of $47. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $40.72, close to its 52-week high of $41.12.

According to TipRanks.com, Ng is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 17.7% and a 85.4% success rate. Ng covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Orchids Paper Products Company, International Paper Co, and Graphic Packaging.

Ball Corp has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $65.80.

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