Sodastream International Ltd (SODA) News: New Price Target, Super Bowl, Alliance with Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) & More

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA), Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR), Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C)

Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA)SodaStream to produce KitchenAid carbonation system (FoodBev)
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) and Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) will jointly develop a home carbonation system that will join Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)’s KitchenAid portfolio. The soda maker is expected to be available at retail in the fourth quarter of 2013. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are excited to expand our KitchenAid family of products and enter the growing category of home carbonation,” said David Elliott, general manager of KitchenAid small appliances. “Working with Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) brings together their best-in-class technology with our stylish design signature to offer a premium product for our consumers worldwide.”

Sodastream International Given New $85.00 Price Target at Oppenheimer (SODA) (Zolmax)
Equities research analysts at Oppenheimer lifted their price target on shares of Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) from $68.00 to $85.00 in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Analyst Ratings reports. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Oppenheimer’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 19.68% from the company’s current price. SODA has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) raised their price target on shares of Sodastream International to $82.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, June 7th. Separately, analysts at Dougherty & Co reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) in a research note to investors on Monday, June 3rd.

Is Sodastream International Ltd (SODA) a Fad? (InsiderMonkey)
Earlier in the month I wrote a piece called “SodaStream is a Fad.” It prompted a response from Motley Fool’s Rick Munarriz, a Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) bull (his piece was aptly titled “SodaStream is NOT a Fad”). Without rehashing my original argument (I have serious doubts about the company’s business), I’ll offer a retort to the counter-points raised by Mr. Munarriz. …In recent months, Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) bulls have become fond of comparing the company to Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR). Once — when things weren’t looking so good for Green Mountain — this comparison was more often made by SodaStream’s bears.

SodaStream Backs Cause, Gets Political (MediaPost)
Home carbonation system Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) may not have gotten the spot it wanted on the Super Bowl, but it is getting a lot of attention in the U.S. and elsewhere for contentious creative that calls out plastic bottles, politicians, recycling, and Big Soda. The company on Friday ran a full-page ad in USA Today, The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and the San Francisco Chronicle using the evolving-man motif to show the evolution of the soda drinker.

It May Be Time for Some Investors to Sell SodaStream (DailyFinance)
I still like Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) . It’s in the Prosocial Portfolio I manage for because of its disruptive, eco-friendly attributes, as well as its growth potential. There’s a SodaStream machine on my kitchen counter, and I use it every evening for some enhanced sparkling water. I think Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA)’s ticker symbol is adorable and accurate; nobody says “soft drink” anymore. However, I’m about to say something that might be considered scandalous, given my bullish attitude. Some investors might want to sell SodaStream now.