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Credit Suisse's 9 Consumer Stocks To Own

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In a recent report, analysts at Credit Suisse outlined their 2015 outlook for consumer stocks. Here’s a breakdown of their top stocks to own in 2015.

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  1. Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE: PG): Analysts see improvement and focus in the company’s operations. Price target - $105 (+15.8 percent)
  2. Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ: MDLZ): Analysts see margin expansion potential for Mondelez of up to 800 bps if management fully leverages untapped pricing power. Price target - $42.00 (+11.3 percent)
  3. Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG): Analysts see improving fundamentals and a compelling risk/reward setup for Dollar General. Price target - $76.00 (+9.5 percent)
  4. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT): Analysts believe that new CEO Doug McMillon will reposition company investments away from poor-performing international businesses and improve the company’s portfolio. Price target - $87.00 (-3.8 percent)
  5. Cabela’s Inc (NYSE: CAB): Analysts predict a return to double-digit earnings growth in 2015 as Cabela’s gains market share in a fragmented sector. Price target - $56.00 (-1.2 percent)
  6. Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI): Analysts believe that the company is in a position to potentially use excess cash to pay down debt, boost dividends and buy back shares. Price target - $130 (+17.2 percent)
  7. Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH): Analysts praise Delphi’s best-in-class margins, cost structure and management team and believe that a meaningful acquisition in 2015 is likely. Price target- $82.00 (+15.1 percent)
  8. Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE: SIX): Analysts believe that Six Flags has not yet fully exploited embedded operational opportunities, and the company’s new projects in China and Dubai will appeal to investors. Price target- $47.00 (+7.8 percent)
  9. Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF): Analysts predict multiple expansion and 18 percent earnings growth for Standard Pacific in 2015. Price target- $9.50 (+31.6 percent)

Latest Ratings for PG

DateFirmActionFromTo
Jan 2017Goldman SachsDowngradesNeutralSell
Dec 2016SunTrust Robinson HumphreyDowngradesBuyHold
Dec 2016Stifel NicolausDowngradesBuyHold

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