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Industry Outlook: Archive

Shrabana Mukherjee

Outlook for Textile-Home Furnishing Stocks Appears Bleak

Although the housing market rebound is encouraging, coronavirus-led uncertainties, input cost inflation and a tight labor market are challenges for the Textile-Home Furnishing industry.

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Vrishali Bagree

Natural Foods Industry Outlook Bright on Burgeoning Demand

Some companies in the natural food products industry are seeing increased demand on coronavirus-led pantry loading. Also, focus on innovation and prudent alliances have been key drivers.

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Aniruddha Ganguly

Remote Working Boosts Internet Software Industry Prospects

The Zacks Internet software industry participants benefit from high demand for SaaS due to increasing need for remote working, learning and diagnosis software as well as cybersecurity applications.

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Radhika Pujara

Semiconductors Radio Frequency Industry Outlook Appears Dull

Coronavirus crisis-induced production delays and supply chain constraints are anticipated to hinder near-term prospects of the Zacks Semiconductors - Radio Frequency Industry.

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Madhurima Das

Dull Near-Term Outlook for Silver Mining Industry

Silver and the silver mining industry have been bearing the brunt of a weak industrial sector amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rajani Lohia

Home Appliances Outlook Mixed on Air Purifier Demand & High Costs

The spike in demand for air purifiers is among the few positives, which may drive the home appliances market in the near term.

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Shalu Saraf

Dull Outlook for Electronics Miscellaneous Components Stocks

Electronics - Miscellaneous Components stocks are being impacted by trade war tensions. However, strong demand for electronic components is likely to benefit the industry participants.

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Kaibalya Pravo Dey

Oil & Gas Equipment Industry to Overcome Coronavirus Blues

Decline in the weekly rig tally is set to narrow down further in the United States, which in turn is likely to boost oilfield equipment contracts.

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Shilpa Mete

Electronics Testing Equipment Industry Outlook Appears Dull

Prospects of the Electronics - Testing Equipment industry look bleak owing to economic disruptions caused by coronavirus pandemic.

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Trina Mukherjee

Medical Products Industry's Near-Term Outlook Lacks Spark

AI & Robotics can drive the medical products industry amid the coronavirus-induced crisis.

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Nilanjan Banerjee

Oil and Gas Pipeline MLP's Outlook Promising Despite Coronavirus

The midstream business model is not significantly exposed to the coronavirus-induced commodity price fluctuations since most infrastructure is being contracted for long term.

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Aniruddha Ganguly

Internet Content Industry Outlook Bright Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The Zacks Internet-Content industry participants benefit from expanding mobile, digital and cloud-based offerings despite coronavirus-led economic disruption.

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Priti Dhanuka

Near-Term Prospects Appear Bleak for Savings & Loan Industry

Despite the rise in corporate loans, a downtrend in consumer spending due to the coronavirus crisis might thwart demand for loans. This, along with lower margins, is expected to hurt savings and loan stocks' profitability.

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Shrabana Mukherjee

Schools Industry Outlook Bright: Online Education Holds Key

Virtual delivery of education along with prudent cost-saving initiatives should help the industry outperform the broader market.

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Shalu Saraf

Electronics Semiconductors Industry Boasts Bright Prospects

Electronics - Semiconductors stocks are gaining from a robust demand environment for multi cloud-enabled software solutions.

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Payal Jalan

Security and Safety Services' Outlook Bleak for Near Term

Weak demand due to the pandemic as well as high debt levels, forex woes, and rising costs are major headwinds for security and safety services providers. Rise in fraudulent activities is likely to aid.

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Zacks Equity Research

Foreign Auto Industry Outlook: Multiple Headwinds Prevail

Coronavirus-induced low demand for vehicles, economic slowdown, and rising R&D investments for electric as well as driverless vehicles make the industry's near-term outlook gloomy.

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Sumit Singh

Retail-Discount Stores Industry Success Hinges on Digitization

With the evolving consumer shopping pattern and behavior owing to the coronavirus outbreak, industry participants will have to play dual in-store and online roles to stay afloat.

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Nilanjan Choudhury

Is Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing MLP Industry Turning the Corner?

Gasoline sales in the U.S. continue to tick up in recent weeks in a recovery from historic lows as the economy reopens and lockdown measures imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic are eased.

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Sanjana Goswami

Technology Services Outlook Bright Despite Coronavirus Woes

The technology services industry stands to benefit from the coronavirus pandemic as lockdowns prompt firms to opt for work-from-home solutions, thereby increasing dependency on technology.

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Moumita Chattopadhyay

Retail REIT Stocks' Outlook Gloomy Amid Coronavirus Scare

Despite retail REITs' focus on revamping assets as well as improving merchandizing mix and shopper experience, their cash flows remain a concern with store closures and retailer bankruptcies.

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Supriyo Bose

Communication Components Industry Outlook Appears Promising

The Communication - Components industry appears poised to benefit from healthy growth dynamics, favorable industry drivers and solid demand trends.

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Jewel Saha

Coronavirus Dampens Utility Electric-Power Stock Outlook

The Electric Power industry is being impacted by demand decline caused by the novel coronavirus. Interest rate cuts will allow utilities to secure cheap funding and strengthen infrastructure.

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Tanuka De

Bright Near-Term Outlook for Multiline Insurance Industry

Better pricing, reinsurance arrangements, product redesigns and strong capital reserve should help Multiline Insurers weather this difficult operating environment.

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Vrishali Bagree

Miscellaneous Food Industry Outlook Bright on Rising Demand

Companies in the food - miscellaneous industry are seeing increased demand on coronavirus-led stock piling. Also, focus on innovation and saving efforts has been a key driver.

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