The 13 best US stocks you can buy right now, according to Credit Suisse

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Credit Suisse just published a list of its top US stock picks.

The Swiss bank asked every analyst to pick up to three stock picks based on a six- to 12-month time horizon, and ended up with 142 names. Of those 142 names, 13 were listed on the US focus list.

The US focus list is a compilation of the analysts’ “highest conviction catalyst driven ideas.”

“The list is assembled bottom up, reflecting our analysts’ most favored and differentiated ideas,” the bank said in a note.

This month, US Foods was added and Whole Foods Market was removed.

Credit Suisse noted, “We are positive on the food service industry and see particularly attractive value in USFD given its strong growth outlook.”

Here they are:


Apple

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Markets Insider

Ticker: AAPL

Sector: Technology

Closing Price on April 4: $143.70

Price Target: $160.00

Performance over last year: +31.64%

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Blackstone

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Markets Insider

Ticker: BX

Sector: Asset Management

Closing Price on April 4: $29.64

Price Target: $40.00

Performance over last year: +9.51%

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Celgene

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Markets Insider

Ticker: CELG

Sector: Biotechnology/Healthcare

Closing Price on April 4: $124.77

Price Target: $148.00

Performance over last year: +22.31%

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Facebook

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Ticker: FB

Sector: Technology

Closing Price on April 4: $141.73

Price Target: $170.00

Performance over last year: +26.84%

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Twenty-First Century Fox

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Ticker: FOXA

Sector: Media

Closing Price on April 4: $31.75

Price Target: $37.00

Performance over last year: +11.87%

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Hormel Foods

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Ticker: HRL

Sector: Consumer staples

Closing Price on April 4: $34.39

Price Target: $41.00

Performance over last year: -18.22%

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JPMorgan Chase

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Ticker: JPM

Sector: Financials

Closing Price on March 9: $87.31

Price Target: $99.00

Performance over last year: +51.03%

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KLA-Tencor Corp

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Ticker: KLAC

Sector: Semiconductors

Closing Price on April 4 $96.46

Price Target: $100.00

Performance over last year: +34.07%

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Pioneer Natural Resources

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Ticker: PXD

Sector: Energy

Closing Price on April 4 $187.81

Price Target: $220.00

Performance over last year: +36.12%

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US Foods

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Ticker: USFD

Sector: Consumer Staples

Closing Price on April 4: $27.60

Price Target: $32.00

Performance over last year: +11.96%

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Walgreens Boots Alliance

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Ticker: WBA

Sector: Healthcare

Closing Price on April 4: $82.50

Price Target: $97.00

Performance over last year: –2.67%

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Zoetis

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Ticker: ZTS

Sector: Biotechnology

Closing Price on April 4: $52.65

Price Target: $61.00

Performance over last year: +15.38%

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Johnson Controls

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Ticker: JCI

Sector: Industrials

Closing Price on April 4: $41.30

Price Target: 51.00

Performance over last year: 12.83%