By / January 30, 2020

Is Canopy Growth’s stock expected to rise again?

Canopy Growth’s stock has recovered significantly over the past few weeks, even temporarily hitting the important $22 (CA$30) mark. Now the stock is also receiving support from analysts. The analysts of BMO have upgraded Canopy Growth’s stock from “Market Perform” to “Outperform.”

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Investors still show interest in Canopy Growth’s stock

The price target was even raised from $18 (CA$25) to $30 (CA$40.) This represents a price potential of around 40% compared to the closing price in Toronto. The share can easily increase before the stock exchange reopens.

Businessmen looking at Canopy Growth's stock
Although the sector remains highly speculative, there are investors still interested in Canopy Growth stock. (Source)

In the meantime, slight optimism has returned to the market. Analyst Vivien Azer of the investment house Cowen & Co, now sees the sometimes feared scenario of a strict crackdown on cannabis by the U.S. federal government as becoming increasingly unlikely.

People’s approval of legalization has never been higher, so the Trump government would probably not be doing itself any favours by taking a hard line against cannabis. According to a CBS survey, around 65% of adults in the U.S. in 2019 were in favor of legal cannabis which equals a record high.

Investors who followed the recent “Buy” recommendation on Canopy Growth’s stock are letting the profits run. Things get exciting on Feb. 14, when Canopy Growth will publish its figures for the third quarter of the fiscal year 2020. However, the sector remains highly speculative and is therefore only suitable for very risk-averse investors.


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