Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY)

Aug 18, 2022Trade Ideas

Investors may want to keep an eye on Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY).

After slipping from $330 to $300, the stock is starting to pivot higher. Last trading at $316.82, we’d like to see the stock again challenge $330. Two strong catalysts could help push it even higher. One, analysts at Morgan Stanley just noted that weakness is an opportunity.

In fact, as noted by TheFly.com: Morgan Stanley analyst Terence Flynn said Eli Lilly reported “mixed” Q2 results and notes that 2022 guidance for EPS was lowered, but also that its revenue outlook was reiterated and that “key new product cycle and growth driver” Mounjaro is “off to a strong start.” While his own EPS estimates were lowered by about 5% following the report, he projects Lilly to nearly double EPS by 2025 and he sees the recent weakness in shares as a buying opportunity. Flynn has an Overweight rating and $395 price target on Eli Lilly shares.

Two, the company’s weight loss drug could be a blockbuster opportunity, says Barron’s.

Barron’s notes that if insurance companies move to back the drugs, it could take off.

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