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Benzinga's Bulls And Bears Of The Week: Exxon, Peloton, Uber And More

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Benzinga's Bulls And Bears Of The Week: Exxon, Peloton, Uber And More
  • Benzinga has examined the prospects for many investor favorite stocks over the past week.
  • This past week's bullish calls included semiconductor and ride-sharing leaders.
  • Recent stock-splitters and an oil supermajor were among last week's bearish calls.

The big U.S. indexes ended another volatile week in the red, led by a 4% retreat in the Nasdaq. Investors have their eyes on moves by the Oracle of Omaha and the upcoming iPhone launch. The week also saw a notable CEO turnover and a retailer on the brink possibly saved, even while the e-commerce colossus further expands its footprint.

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

Bulls

Peloton Interactive Inc (NASDAQ: PTON) is already delivering solid profits, even at this early stage of growth, according to Chris Katje's "7 Peloton Analysts On The Q4 Report: 'A Bona Fide Growth Company'."

In "Uber Analyst Expects California's Prop 22 To Pass Based On Latest Polling," Wayne Duggan reveals why Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER) may dodge the AB5 bullet on Election Day.

Shanthi Rexaline's "Why Moody's Is Upgrading AMD's Credit Rating" shows why the Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) credit rating is no longer below investment grade, making shares more attractive for risk-averse investors.

"Sysco Analyst Says Restaurant Supplier Will Emerge From COVID-19 'A Much Stronger Company'" by Priya Nigam discusses why Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY) can take meaningful market share from small competitors.

For additional bullish calls, also have a look at 4 Pros Offer Their Take On The Tech Sell-Off: 'Natural Speed Bump' and Jack Dorsey Says Internet Wants A Currency And It's Bitcoin.

Bears

Chris Katje's "BofA On 5 Upcoming Apple Catalysts: 'Time To Pay Attention To The Fundamentals'" says that possible headwinds made one top Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) analyst cautious.

In Wayne Duggan's "Analyst: S&P Passed On Tesla Because It's 'Profoundly Overvalued'," makes the case that the decision to shun Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) was brave of the S&P 500 Committee.

"Exxon Mobil May Need $15B In Debt To Support Dividend, Says MKM Partners" by Priya Nigam discusses what it may take for Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) to back its generous dividend.

Analysts have concerns about Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) after its quarterly report. So says "Oracle Analysts On The Sidelines After Q1 Beat: BofA Awaits Sustained Revenue Acceleration" by Shanthi Rexaline.

Be sure to check out AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Halt A 'Wake-Up Call,' WHO Says and Analysts Aren't Impressed With GameStop's Quarter Or Future for additional bearish calls.

At the time of this writing, the author had no position in the mentioned equities.

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