Twitter Inc Stock, Apple Inc. iOS 8: Top Stories of The Week

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By Carly Forster

1. Twitter

Are investors and analysts ready to silence the tweets? Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)’s user growth has been a point of contention for investors. Even though Twitter (TWTR) was one of the notable technology stocks to rise in the market last week, he stock still poses many concerns to investors. While Seeking Alpha contributor, Stock Traders Daily, still believes that Twitter poses a risk for investors, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Youssef Squali recommends BUY Twitter following the company’s largest gain of 14% since December. While recommendation do you trust? Check out their performance histories before making your decision.

2. Apple

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is looking to take a bite out of its competition with the announcement of their iOS 8. The tech company revealed that the new operating system is due to come out this August, containing such systems like HomeKit, HealthKit, caller ID in all place, and Battery Usage by App. So, is this enough to increase Apple’s share of the market?  Is now the time to buy more stock?

3. Abercrombie and Fitch

They were the pants of the “in” crowd across high schools and colleges in North America, but now Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has realized that this demographic is aging. Will making their stores brighter, decreasing their daily perfume sprays, and turning down its music help bring in sales? Analysts are conflicted whether to BUY, HOLD, or SELL. Which analyst do you trust?

4. Annie’s

Is organic the new black? Annies Inc (NYSE:BNNY) reported adjusted net sales this quarter, with Annie’s CEO John Foraker exclaiming that “the Annie’s brand has never been stronger. And our growing consumer relevance and sales momentum put us at the forefront of companies in the natural and organic marketplace.” Do top ranked analysts agree?  Or will the rising cost of organic commodities make investors want to hold, rather than buy.

5. Big Lots

Everyone is looking for big sales, so does that mean that Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) is poised for success? See why the analyst consensus is MODERATE BUY.

Carly Forster writes about stock market news. She can be reached at

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