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Top Wall Street analysts are optimistic on the outlook for these 3 stocks

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The debate continues on when the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates, impacting market sentiment. Investors are analyzing key macroeconomic data to understand the state of the US economy. Meanwhile, Wall Street analysts are recommending stocks that can perform well in the short term and deliver long-term returns. TipRanks, a platform ranking analysts based on past performance, highlights three stocks favored by top professionals. The first pick is Burlington Stores (BURL), an off-price retailer. The company reported strong Q1 results and raised its profit margin and earnings outlook for the full year. One analyst is confident in the retailer’s ability to deliver robust comparable sales growth due to expansion in gross and operating margins and well-managed inventory levels. Amazon (AMZN), an e-commerce and cloud computing company, is also favored. The company posted solid Q1 earnings, benefiting from strong revenue growth and cost-cutting measures. The analyst emphasizes Amazon’s generative AI-related tailwinds, leadership position, brand equity, and various strengths such as Prime membership benefits, grocery sales, digital advertising business, and innovation. PagerDuty (PD), a digital operations management platform, delivered mixed Q1 results. Despite slightly missing revenue estimates, the company reported profitability on a non-GAAP basis for another quarter. One analyst maintains a buy rating on PagerDuty, citing positive growth in annual recurring revenue, billings, and pipeline visibility.