Benzinga's Bulls And Bears Of The Week: Apple, Disney, Intel And More

  • Benzinga has examined the prospects for many investor favorite stocks over the past week.
  • Bullish calls included the iPhone maker and the leading electric vehicle maker.
  • Bearish calls included entertainment, financial and pharmaceutical giants.

The economic and social fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued to overshadow nearly everything last week. Yet, the stock market saw its best week in decades, with the main U.S. indexes rising 10% or more. The week also saw progress on settling the oil price war, further record unemployment claims and the final presidential contenders are all but set now.

As usual, Benzinga continues to examine the prospects for many of the stocks most popular with investors. Here are some of this past week's most bullish and bearish posts that are worth another look.


In "2 Companies Well Positioned To Weather The Coronavirus Storm," Howie Bick shares why Apple Inc. AAPL will be one of the few companies positioned to bounce back strongly from the pandemic.

Tesla Inc TSLA has converted another of its Wall Street skeptics, according to Wayne Duggan's "Jefferies Upgrades Tesla, Says Company Is 'Doubling Market Coverage With Model Y'."

"Intel Gains Market Share Over AMD In March: Survey" by Shanthi Rexaline looks at how Intel Corporation INTC is slowly and steadily clawing back market share from its rival, reversing a months-long trend.

Priya Nigam's "UBS Upgrades Walgreens Boots Alliance, Says Valuation Reflects Heightened Near-Term Risks" says Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc WBA same-store sales are likely to be fairly resilient as activity levels return to normal.

For additional bullish calls, also have a look at Stephanie Link Likes Wells Fargo, Coca-Cola, Raytheon And Chevron and Analyst Sees Bright Future For Activision And Take-Two Thanks To COD, GTA.


Wayne Duggan's "Wells Fargo Downgrades Disney, Says Company 'Will Evaluate The Dividend'" discusses why the theme parks will be an albatross for Walt Disney Co DIS stock.

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM CEO is not optimistic in the short term. So says "JPMorgan 'Cannot Be Immune' From Pandemic, Says CEO Jamie Dimon Predicting 'Bad Recession'" by Shivdeep Dhaliwal.

In Shanthi Rexaline's "Morgan Stanley Downgrades Lilly On Valuation, Says Growth, Pipeline Potential Balanced By Stock Premium," see what's up with Eli Lilly And Co LLY .

"With Harley-Davidson Production, Sales Frozen, Argus Downshifts On Stock" by Priya Nigam looks at why recent developments at Harley-Davidson Inc HOG have been particularly disappointing.

Be sure to check out Is The Coronavirus An 'Existential Threat' For Retailers? and 'I Am Trying To Get More Cash': Why Mark Cuban Isn't Hopeful On US Market Rally for additional bearish calls.

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