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Regions Financial downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James

Raymond James analyst David Long downgraded Regions Financial to Outperform due to strong share performance and maintained its $10.50 price target.

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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on the today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. HeartWare (HTWR) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays by analyst Matthew Taylor, saying he does not expect a competing takeover bid to Medtronic's (MDT) offer. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $58 from $35. Similarly, shares were downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo, with analyst Larry Biegelsen saying he sees a low likelihood that a higher bidder will emerge. The analyst believes Medtronic paid a fair valuation for HeartWare. HeartWare was also downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG. 2. Esperion (ESPR) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan by analyst Jessica Fye, who slashed her price target for shares to $15 from $50. The analyst says last night's regulatory update is a net negative. Disappointingly, the FDA did not sign off on the use of LDL-C lowering as an acceptable regulatory endpoint for approval of bempedoic acid for the treatment of statin-intolerant patients, Fye tells investors in a research note. The analyst still believes bempedoic acid is an effective LDL-C lowering agent, but now sees a drawn out path to approval in the U.S. Esperion was also downgraded to Underperform at Neutral at Credit Suisse by analyst Vamil Divan, who says the update on the development plans for bempedoic acid leaves him increasingly concerned about the products outlook in the U.S. market. The analyst was surprised that the FDA may not be willing to allow LDL-C as a surrogate endpoint for initial approval but believes there will be significant pressure, and limited upside, on shares until that certainty is obtained, and that process may take years to play out. Esperion was also downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital. 3. Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill, which reduced its price target to $36 from $45. The firm's analyst lowered estimates 8% below consensus for 2016 and 17% below consensus in 2017 due to low rates that will pressure spread revenue growth, slower U.S. economic growth, and continued reserve build. The firm also downgraded Regions Financial (RF), Synovus (SNV), Texas Capital (TCBI) and Franklin Financial Network (FSB) to Neutral from Buy, as well as Zions Bancorp (ZION) to Underperform from Neutral. 4. comScore (SCOR) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna, citing uncertainty surrounding its accounting issues. The firm continues to like the long-term fundamental story, but with an unclear timeline for its resolution, they are moving to the sidelines. Susquehanna lowered its price target to $18 from $30 on comScore shares. 5. Harman (HAR) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital partly based on the low number of new car launches next year, the firm's forecast for reduced production by the company's European customers, and the firm's reduction in its U.S. auto production versus its previous forecast. Additionally, the firm expects GM (GM) to delay a number of its connected car launches that had been slated for fiscal 2017 until fiscal 2018. The firm lowered its price target to $73 from $85. 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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Regions Financial downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
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Regions Financial downgraded based on valuation at Bernstein
As noted earlier, Bernstein downgraded Regions to Market Perform from Outperform. Analyst John McDonald downgraded the stock based on valuation. Additionally, the analyst says that banks will be hurt by an eventual downturn in credit metrics, while expectations of interest rate increases have diminished. Target remains $9.50.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Hain Celestial (HAIN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays, to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust, to Underweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray, and to Underweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities. 2. JPMorgan (JPM), SunTrust (STI), and Regions Financial (RF) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein. 3. Performance Sports Group (PSG) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush with analyst James Hardiman saying the delay in the filing of the company's 10-K could cause it to default. 4. Ocean Rig UDW (ORIG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank with analyst Mike Urban saying the company's restructuring is likely unfavorable for existing equity holders. 5. Alarm.com (ALRM) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James with the firm citing valuation. 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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