For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – September 25, 2020 – announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Target Corp. TGT, Deere & Co. DE, United Parcel Service Inc. UPS, Walmart Inc. WMT and Activision Blizzard Inc. ATVI.

Here are highlights from Thursday’s Analyst Blog:

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Stock markets have been grappling with extreme volatility this month. After five months in a row, Wall Street is facing a severe hurdle this month.

The Nasdaq Composite is in correction territory after declining 11.8% from its high recorded on Sep 2. The S&P 500 and the Dow are on the verge of entering correction territory after declining 9.6% and 9.3% from their respective high recorded on

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The global robotic weeding machines market size is expected to grow by USD 85.96 million as per Technavio. This marks a significant market growth compared to the 2019 growth estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020. Moreover, steady growth is expected to continue throughout the forecast period, and the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19%.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Robotic Weeding Machines Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

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By Ben Klayman

DETROIT, Sept 8 (Reuters)From the moment he was named chief operating officer and heir apparent to the top spot at Ford Motor Co F.N in February, Jim Farley has touted the growth potential of its commercial vehicles.

But it’s not just more trucks and vans that Farley wants to sell. As Farley prepares to takes over as chief executive on Oct. 1, he is betting Ford can transform its commercial vehicle business to generate recurring revenue through sales of services that take advantage of the software, data and connectivity in its F-Series pickup truck and Transit vans.

“Think of it as a second F-150,” Farley told Reuters, referring to the U.S. automaker’s lucrative full-size truck business that generates $50 billion in annual revenue. “We have the F-150 everyone loves. There’s this other business out here that’s huge.”

“Think of the data being more powerful

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Deere & Co.  (DE) – Get Report posted stronger-than-expected third quarter earnings Friday, and improved its full-year forecasts, as cost cutting and stabilizing farm sales supported the industrial equipment group’s bottom line.

Deere said adjusted earnings for the three months ending on August 2 were pegged at $2.57 per share, down 8.5% from the same period last year but firmly ahead of the Street consensus forecast of $1.25 per share . Group revenues, Deere said, fell 11% from last year to $8.925 billion, again besting analysts’ forecasts of a $6.703 billion tally.

Looking into the end of the 2020 fiscal year, Deer said it sees worldwide agriculture and turf equipment sales falling 10% from last year’s levels, a more positive forecast than it issued following second quarter earnings in May. Construction and forestry equipment sales, Deere said, are likely to fall 25%, but again that’s a much better

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