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WFC

Wells Fargo

$45.14

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JPMorgan

$67.47

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Union adviser calls for employment practice reviews at U.S. banks, Reuters says

Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group called on board of big American banks to review their employment practices in the wake of Wells Fargo's (WFC) fake accounts scandal, Reuters reports. The union fund adviser added that it wouldn't likely support the re-election of directors who failed to comply, the report notes. CtW sent letters to directors at lenders such as JPMorgan (JPM), Bank of America (BAC), and Citigroup (C) calling for them to review practices in areas such as pay incentives or whether employees may face retaliation for facing concerns, the report says. Reference Link

WFC

Wells Fargo

$45.14

0.151 (0.34%)

JPM

JPMorgan

$67.47

-0.2156 (-0.32%)

BAC

Bank of America

$16.17

0.055 (0.34%)

C

Citi

$48.79

0.14 (0.29%)

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WFC Wells Fargo
$45.14

0.151 (0.34%)

10/04/16
10/04/16
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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. Wells Fargo (WFC) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst David Long saying the fallout from the unauthorized account openings will result in continued under performance. The analyst said several additional investigations, lawsuits, and fines have been announced, resulting in a still cloudy outlook. 2. Kinder Morgan (KMI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel analyst Selman Akyol citing valuation. 3. GrubHub (GRUB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst John Egbert citing valuation. 4. Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Evercore ISI with analyst Robert Ottenstein saying reports that Bai Brands is looking for a new owner are credible and could change investor's psychology on the stock and its Allied Brands business. 5. Dollar Tree (DLTR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Cleveland Research with the firm saying sales trends appear to have slowed further at Family Dollar as the company struggles with increased price competition, difficult comps, and strategy headwinds. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/04/16
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10/04/16
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Wells Fargo downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst David Long downgraded Wells Fargo to Underperform and reduced estimate saying the fallout from the unauthorized account openings will result in continued under performance. The analyst said several additional investigations, lawsuits, and fines have been announced, resulting in a still cloudy outlook.
09/28/16
DBAB
09/28/16
UPGRADE
Target $11.5
DBAB
Buy
Huntington Bancshares upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Matt O'Connor upgraded Huntington Bancshares to Buy saying the 15% pullback in the shares since the FirstMerit (FMER) deal was announced is overdone. The analyst views industry-wide concerns surrounding consumer indirect auto lending as overblown and he raised his price target for Huntington shares to $11.50 from $10.50. Going into the Q3 results for U.S. banks, O'Connor likes JPMorgan (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC) and is cautious on Fifth Third (FITB).
09/22/16
DBAB
09/22/16
NO CHANGE
Target $50
DBAB
Buy
Wells Fargo price target lowered to $50 from $59 at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Matt O'Connor lowered his price target for Wells Fargo to $50 saying it's "tough to argue for much upside in the near term." The analyst, however, believes that over the next year, Wells Fargo's issues should subside and its "attractive valuation should be more relevant." After laying out the bull and bear thesis on the shares, O'Connor sees 5%-12% relative upside in the name. He keeps a Buy rating on Wells Fargo.
JPM JPMorgan
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-0.2156 (-0.32%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
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10/06/16
SDLR
10/06/16
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Target $72
SDLR
Hold
JPMorgan downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Jeffery Harte downgraded JPMorgan to Hold citing relative share outperformance and maintained his $72 price target on shares.
BAC Bank of America
$16.17

0.055 (0.34%)

09/16/16
GSCO
09/16/16
NO CHANGE
Target $19
GSCO
Conviction Sell
Bank of America operating leverage hitting an inflection, says Goldman
Goldman analyst Richard Ramsden believes Bank of America is hitting an inflection point in operating leverage driven by low single digit growth, stable credit, and absolute reductions in the expense base. The analyst believes topline growth will reach approximately 4% annually through to 2018, driven by consumer bank and wealth management initiatives. Ramsden reiterates his Conviction Buy rating on Bank of American and raised his price target to $19 from $17 given the combination of revenue growth and expense discipline.
09/13/16
SOCG
09/13/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $42
SOCG
Sell
Societe Generale cuts Citi to Sell, Bank of America to Hold
Societe Generale downgraded Citi (C) to Sell from Hold and Bank of America (BAC) to Hold from Buy. The firm has a $42 price target for shares of Citi and attributes an increased negative stance on Cards for the downgrade. Societe Generale has a $17 price target for Bank of America and cites revenue growth for the downgrade to Hold. Citi is trading down 86c to $46.93 and Bank of America is trading down 19c to $15.71.
09/13/16
SOCG
09/13/16
DOWNGRADE
SOCG
Hold
Bank of America downgraded to Hold from Buy at Societe Generale
08/25/16
GSCO
08/25/16
NO CHANGE
Target $17
GSCO
Buy
Bank of America at an inflection point, says Goldman
Goldman analyst Richard Ramsden believes Bank of America's operating leverage is at an inflection point as revenue growth and cost reductions from back office rationalization take effect. Ramsden met with CEO Moynihan and said he believes the company can grow core loans, without compromising credit quality, at mid-single digit rates, and expects the fee-based businesses to benefit from growth in checking accounts, mortgage activity, and market share gains. Ramsden believes Bank of America can achieve 10% ROTCE and views valuation as compelling. He rates shares a Buy with a $17 price target.
C Citi
$48.79

0.14 (0.29%)

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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. 21st Century Fox (FOX, FOXA) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein with analyst Jason Park citing a reduction in his estimates for the company's Star India business. 2. Wells Fargo (WFC) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities. 3. Citi (C) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman with analyst Richard Ramsden saying Citi's expected earnings inflection has failed to materialize and ROEs are at 7.7%, well below management's 10% target. 4. McCormick (MKC) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein with analyst Alexia Howard citing valuation. 5. Novavax (NVAX) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray, to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan, to Neutral from Buy at Ladenburg, to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush, and to Neutral from Buy at Citi. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/16/16
GSCO
09/16/16
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GSCO
Neutral
Citi downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
Goldman analyst Richard Ramsden downgraded Citi to Neutral and lowered his price target on the shares to $50 from $52. The analyst said Citi's expected earnings inflection has failed to materialize and ROEs are at 7.7%, well below management's 10% target. Ramsden's analysis suggests growth in higher return businesses, such as credit cards and wealth management, and expense discipline will not be enough to increase ROE all the way to its 10% target. Citi remains a capital returns story, constrained by the utilization of deferred tax assets, the analyst wrote in his report.
09/13/16
SOCG
09/13/16
DOWNGRADE
SOCG
Sell
Citi downgraded to Sell from Hold at Societe Generale

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