By / November 25, 2019

Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis stocks show positive figures

Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis stocks are looking up. In the most recent study by Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, analysts have upgraded Canopy Growth’s stock to “buy.”

In September, the Bank of America downgraded the value to “Neutral.” But after the massive sell-off of cannabis stocks in the past weeks and months, the stocks were able to show their first signs of life again.

Aurora Cannabis stocks gained more than 12% on Wednesday on the Home Stock Exchange in Toronto while Canopy Growth looked brighter. Their shares gained more than 15%.

A positive study by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has given wings to this development. You can find more information about this industry and other important news in the cannabis sector in the app.

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Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis stocks take a turn for the better

The industry has had to contend with considerable difficulties in recent months. On the one hand, trading in Canada was worse than expected, but production expanded significantly.

This resulted in an oversupply, which led to price pressure in the industry. In addition, the recent burdens in the e-cigarette industry also had a negative impact.

Recently, Canopy Growth, like so many others in the industry, had disappointed with weak quarterly results. Canopy reported a 13% increase in losses to $282 million (CA$374.6 million) or $0.81 (CA$1.08) per share for the past quarter.

However, the market had only expected a loss of $0.31 (CA$0.41) per share. Although turnover increased from $17.55 million (CA$23.3 million) to $57.71 million (CA$76.6 million) compared to the same period last year, this also fell short of analysts’ expectations, who had forecast an increase to $68.26 million (CA$90.6 million).

Bank of America recommends to “buy”

Bank of America influences Aurora Cannabis stocks
Bank of America signals that Canopy Growth is one of the most interesting long-term actions in the industry. (Source)

The Bank of America’s “buy” recommendation was met with a massively oversold market. DER AKTIONÄR had already recently reported that this alone could lead to a larger counter-movement, which was now also to be observed.

Yesterday’s rise in Canopy’s share price sounds like a lot, but the share is still a long way from a liberation blow.

DER AKTIONÄR, however, shares the opinion of the Bank of America that Canopy Growth is quite clearly one of the most interesting long-term stocks in the industry. However, the cannabis industry is still only suitable for very risk-averse investors.


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