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Top analysts are bullish on Tesla & CrowdStrike


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The market isn’t going to give investors a break anytime soon.

At the start of 2022 stock markets were in a rough spot. Russia’s aggression on Ukraine caused further volatility and uncertainty for financial markets. Market participants will soon be privy to a major meeting of the Federal Reserve, and the possible start of interest rate increases.

These circumstances make it difficult to trade near term. Top analysts are reminding investors to maintain a long-term perspective – and they’ve highlighted their favorite names, according to TipRanks, which tracks the best performing analysts.

These are the five top stocks Wall Street pros have been paying attention to.


Many investors have been disappointed by the prolonged decline in tech stocks, while volatility over recent weeks has added to their anxiety. Marvell’s has (for those who are willing to take the plunge)MRVLThe () valuation might be too tempting to pass up. That is the opinion of Quinn Bolton of Needham & Company, who commended the semiconductor company for its recently reported quarterly performance.

Despite the slowdown in the economy, and persistent supply-side restrictions, MRVLFourth quarter results beat Wall Street consensus estimates for gross margins, earnings per share and earned profit. It also exceeded expectations for sales and gross margins. (See Marvell Dividend DataTipRanks

Bolton reported that Marvell saw an all-time record high in bookings and had a large backlog for non-perishable order. This gives analysts a stronger bullish outlook to evaluate the stock.

Bolton was one of those who reiterated a Buy rating on Marvell. He also adjusted his price target for Marvell to $105.

The analyst noted that the chip producer has a “solid history of execution” and has expanded “its product portfolio targeting high margin, high growth cloud/5G/automotive infrastructure markets.” He contends that the company could capture some of the highest revenue growth rates among its well-established peers.

Further, Bolton said that Marvell “remains our top semiconductor pick for 2022.”

He ranks No. 3. Bolton is correct 73% times when picking stocks, and has returned an average 74.7% in his ratings.


FIGSFIGSHospital scrubs have taken to the streets thanks to ), and the company is constantly improving its products offering. Recently, the firm posted solid quarterly results that exceeded both consensus estimates for revenues and adjusted earnings.

Robert Drbul from Guggenheim Partners shared his theory on the retailer. He highlighted Guggenheim Partners’ high consumer retention. Half of FIGS customers who sign up in their first year return to the store within the following year. The third 95% are those who have made purchases during the previous year. (See FIGS Estimated Monthly Visits TipRanks

It has been able to enter a fragmented market and is now thriving in one the fastest growing sectors of labor domestically.

Drbul gave the stock a Buy rating and set a $35 price target.

The analyst added that the firm’s international outreach has been successful. He added that he was also proud of the firm’s global outreach. FIGSLifestyle products, which are not limited to its scrub offering, now account for 17% of the quarterly revenue. This is particularly significant for the company’s outlook as it indicates a brand awareness as typical apparel, and not just for work.

While supply and shipment challenges pressured the company’s gross margins, the impact was less than anticipated by Drbul, and the pricing power was enough to offset increased freight costs.

TipRanks places Drbul as the No. Drbul ranks as No.115 among almost 8,000 professional analyst. He is a successful analyst 65% of all the time. His average stock pick return is 25.8%.


Tesla’s (TSLABerlin Giantafactory recently received approvaTo begin production commercially of electric vehicles for the company. (See Tesla Risk Analysis TipRanks

This relief eases investor fears about whether or not the plant will ever be opened, and allows the company’s production to keep pace with its large demand.

Dan Ives, of Wedbush, published a report about the case. He noted that the factory was not in good condition. central to any bullish evaluationStock. Until now, TeslaThe company had previously been manufacturing vehicles in Shanghai, and then shipping them to Europe. The high shipping cost in 2021 made this model unsustainable.

Ives maintained his $1,400 target and rated the stock as a buy.

The analyst anticipates giga Berlin’s production capacity to ramp to 500,000 vehicles per year. Coupled with its newly opened Austin facility, this could push Tesla’s total output to 2 million by the end of 2022, he said. This is in contrast to 2021’s 1 million vehicles, and it represents a massive improvement in supply.

The automaker is very concerned about this output, considering its current backlog of orders that has been delayed for almost half a decade. Moreover, Ives said Berlin’s gigafactory will allow Tesla to establish “a major beachhead” on European soil at a time when EVs are surging in popularity.

Of TipRanks’ almost 8,000 analyst-wide database, Ives ranks as No. 432. He has a success rate of 53% and an average return on his ratings of 20.4%.

Warner Music Group

Warner Music Group (WMGAlthough the share price of ) recently fell, its fundamental performance doesn’t seem to have been affected. However, it has continued to invest heavily in people, content and new innovation to help drive growth.

Tigress Financial Partners’ Ivan Feinseth recently stated that there are many runways to grow the company and that he views the declining valuations as an opportunity for buying.

Feinseth gave the stock his buy rating and kept his price target at $52.

In his report, the analyst wrote that “the emergence of the Metaverse will create a whole new paradigm for music integration” and that the “immersive environment will be enhanced… on an increasingly individualized basis.”

Moreover, Feinseth highlighted the performances in the company’s recording, publishing, and streaming businesses. This particular factor was evident in WMG’s recent quarterly earnings release, in which revenues rose 21%Year-over-year. (See Warner Music Group Earnings Data TipRanks

Warner Music Group used Sodatone (an acquired digital music analysis and tracking platform) to find and develop new artists.

Feinseth ranks No. 92. His stock rating accuracy has been 64%. He also has an average rating return of 28.8%.


After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, cybersecurity worries have grown. Shares of CrowdStrike (CRWDThe stock has slightly rebounded. There is still a lot of room for growth before the stock reaches its November 2021 peak.

Taking a bullish stance on the cybersecurity firm is Jonathan Ruykhaver of Baird, who noted CrowdStrike’s performance in its most recent quarterly earnings report. Wall Street’s consensus estimates for annual recurring revenue, revenue, as well as non-GAAP earnings were all exceeded by the company. (See CrowdStrike Stock Charts TipRanks

Ruykhaver considered the stock to be a buy and gave a target price of $225.

CrowdStrike’s robust product line, which includes services like identity protection, cloud workload security, and log management, are being adopted more by more customers. Ruykhaver mentioned that 57% of customers have been using five or more modules, an impressive statistic considering its increase from last year’s 47%.

The analyst wrote that “we see meaningful room for growth for CrowdStrike in endpoint security and emerging markets like cloud and like the long-term outlook given innovation and history of execution.”

Ruykhaver is No. 17. His success rate is 78%. He also has an average return at 54.2%.