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TOT

Total

$48.20

-0.05 (-0.10%)

, CG

Carlyle Group

04:43
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04:43

Total announces sale of Atotech to Carlyle Group for $3.2B

In the context of the divestiture process of its specialty chemicals' affiliate, Atotech B.V., a global manufacturer of high technology plating solutions, Total (TOT) has selected the offer from Carlyle Group (CG). In the framework of this transaction, Total will receive $3.2B, representing 11.9 times Atotech's 2015 adjusted EBITDA. Equity for the transaction will come from Carlyle Europe Partners IV, a EUR 3.75B buyout fund, and Carlyle Partners VI, a $13B U.S. buyout fund.

TOT

Total

$48.20

-0.05 (-0.10%)

CG

Carlyle Group

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TOT Total
$48.20

-0.05 (-0.10%)

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DOWNGRADE
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Total downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
07/28/16
BERN
07/28/16
NO CHANGE
BERN
Total showing resiliency, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Oswald Clint says that Total's Q2 results showed that the company is benefiting from the resilience of its portfolio and its lack of significant exposure to the U.S. The analyst notes that the company's cash flow from operating activities has dropped only 23% in 1H16 despite a decline of more than 30% in brent prices.Clint says the comapny is on track to meet its targets, while it continues to have "a great portfolio." He reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
08/04/16
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Overweight
Total upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
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BERN
09/08/16
DOWNGRADE
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Market Perform
Total downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Oswald Clint, downgraded Total (TOT) based on his new analysis which shows that its upstream ROIC ranks fifth among the European integrated oil names he covers. The analyst says that Shell (RDS.A), BP (BP), and Eni (E) rank first, second, and third, respectively.He set a $56.61 price target on Total.
CG Carlyle Group

02/17/16
02/17/16
UPGRADE
Target $20

Overweight
Carlyle Group upgraded to Overweight on risk/reward at Morgan Stanley
As previously reported, Morgan Stanley upgraded Carlyle Group to Overweight from Equal Weight with a $20 price target on shares. Analyst Michael Cyprys citing compelling risk/reward and near-term catalysts that include the $4b in portfolio exit pipeline, a $4B investment deployment pipeline, a $200M buyback program, cost controls, and focus on more scalable fund strategies.
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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. Ocular Therapeutix (OCUL) upgraded to Overweight at Morgan Stanley by analyst Andrew Berens, who said the company's management provided a pathway forward for OTX-TP in glaucoma that appears to be a much lower bar than expected. 2. Carlyle Group (CG) upgraded to Overweight at Morgan Stanley, with analyst Michael Cyprys citing compelling risk/reward and near-term catalysts that include the $4B in portfolio exit pipeline, a $4B investment deployment pipeline, a $200M buyback program, cost controls, and focus on more scalable fund strategies. 3. Tyson Foods (TSN) upgraded to Overweight by Stephens analyst Farha Aslam, who said its valuation multiple should move up since its earnings growth and stability, balance sheet and product portfolio are mirroring that of consumer packaged food companies. 4. Tyler Technologies (TYL) upgraded to Buy at B. Riley, with analyst Kevin Liu citing the New World Systems (NWS) acquisition and expects results and guidance to compare favorably to his estimates. 5. Summit Materials (SUM) upgraded to Buy at Citi by analyst Scott Schrier, who cited attractive valuation and a "constructive outlook" for the heavy materials space. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
03/04/16
LEHM
03/04/16
INITIATION
Target $17
LEHM
Equal Weight
Carlyle Group reinstated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Kenneth Hill reinstated Carlyle Group with an Equal Weight rating and $17 price target.
04/28/16
KBWI
04/28/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $19
KBWI
Market Perform
Carlyle Group downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Robert Lee downgraded Carlyle Group to Market Perform saying the current valuation reflects more of the company's cash-generating potential. The analyst keeps a $19 price target for the shares following Carlyle's Q1 results

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