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Citi upgrades Dow and DuPont, says DowDuPont could be 'stock to own' in 2017

As previously reported, Citi analyst P.J. Juvekar upgraded shares of both Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD), each to Buy from Hold, citing their "massive" cost-cutting opportunity after their proposed merger goes through as well as the potential for upside to the companies' stated $3B synergy target. If their deal gets completed, the combined Dow-DuPont would "be the stock to own in 2017," said Juvekar, who raised the firm's price target on DuPont shares to $76 from $72 and increased the target for Dow shares to $59 from $55.

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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Dow Chemical (DOW) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Jeffrey Zekauskas saying global demand is "holding up generally well" following the company's second quarter results. 2. Molson Coors (TAP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Wendy Nicholson citing the recent pullback in the shares. 3. Oshkosh (OSK) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Seth Weber saying he believes that the outlook for the company's Acess equipment and defense units has improved. 4. Pinnacle Foods (PF) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel. 5. Western Digital (WDC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Potash, Agrium deal would be very logical, says Bernstein
After Bloomberg reported that Potash (POT) and Agirum (AGU) are in advanced talks about merging, Bernstein analyst Jonas Oxgaard says that the merger would "make a lot of sense." He predicts that the deal would be a merger of equals that would be similar to the merger between Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD). The analyst thinks there is a high likelihood of a deal taking place, and he keeps Outperform ratings on Potash and Agrium.
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DuPont upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst P.J. Juvekar upgraded DuPont (DD) to Buy from Hold citing the opportunity presented by the proposed merger with Dow Chemical (DOW). The analyst also upgraded Dow Chemical to Buy from Hold this morning.
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Dow Chemical upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst P.J. Juvekar upgraded Dow Chemical (DOW) to Buy from Hold citing the opportunity presented by the proposed merger with DuPont (DD). The analyst also upgraded DuPont to Buy from Hold this morning.
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Jury ruling a significant setback for Chemours, says Susquehanna
After a jury found that DuPont (DD) is liable in a case evaluating whether drinking water tainted with C8, a chemical used in the manufacturing of Teflon, caused a plaintiff's testicular cancer, Susquehanna called the ruling a significant setback for Chemours (CC). The jury not only awarded compensatory damages, but also determined that punitive damages are warranted, noted the firm, which pointed out that Chemours is the real party at risk, as it must indemnify DuPont for all of these PFOA litigation damages, with this trial representing only the third of 3,512 personal injury and 30 wrongful death cases facing the companies. Chemours shares are near their session lows, down about 19% in late afternoon trading following news of the jury ruling.

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