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ASNA

Ascena Retail

$5.62

-0.09 (-1.58%)

, CMCSA

Comcast

$65.78

0.42 (0.64%)

08:46
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10/11
08:46
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08:46

Ascena Retail names Linda Yaccarino as independent director

ascena retail group (ASNA) announced that, after an extensive search, Linda Yaccarino has been appointed as an independent director of ascena, effective immediately. Her appointment returns the ascena Board of Directors to nine members. Yaccarino currently serves as Chairwoman, Advertising, Sales and Client Partnerships for NBCUniversal (CMCSA).

ASNA

Ascena Retail

$5.62

-0.09 (-1.58%)

CMCSA

Comcast

$65.78

0.42 (0.64%)

CMCSK

Comcast

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ASNA Ascena Retail
$5.62

-0.09 (-1.58%)

09/20/16
09/20/16
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Perform
Ascena Retail downgraded to Perform at Oppenheimer
As previously reported, Oppenheimer analyst Anna Andreeva downgraded Ascena Retail to Perform from Outperform following the company's "disappointing" Q4 EPS miss. The analyst says that while Justice's turnaround is proceeding on plan, volatility across other divisions keeps her sidelined.
09/20/16
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09/20/16
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Sector Perform
Ascena Retail downgraded on Q4 results at RBC Capital
As noted earlier, RBC Capital downgraded Ascena to Sector Perform from Outperform. Analyst Brian Tunick downgraded the stock based on the company's Q4 EPS miss and its lower than expected fiscal 2017 EPS guidance. Target $7.
09/20/16
RHCO
09/20/16
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Ascena Retail outlook still positive despite Q4 miss, says SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Pamela Quintiliano says that Ascena's initiatives remain on track, as the momentum of its Justice unit should continue during the holiday season. She thinks that the company has multiple additional near-term positive catalysts. The analyst cut her price target on the shares to $8 from $10 but keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
09/20/16
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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. Ford (F) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham with analyst Joseph Amaturo saying he believes North American volume and pricing trends for trucks will deteriorate and is concerned that the passenger car market will remain challenged given stiff competition from Japanese and European OEMs that can heavily discount due to weak currencies. 2. General Mills (GIS) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Consumer Edge. 3. Ascena Retail (ASNA) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital and to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer. 4. Avnet (AVT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel and to Sell from Hold at Cross Research. 5. HD Supply (HDS) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital with analyst Deane Dray saying it will take several quarters for the company to address its supply chain errors, and she expects the stock "to stay range bound over the medium term." This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
CMCSA Comcast
$65.78

0.42 (0.64%)

08/22/16
JPMS
08/22/16
NO CHANGE
JPMS
Overweight
DISH renewal a major positive for Rovi, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Sterling Auty said he views Rovi's (ROVI) newly-announced 10-year contract renewal with DISH Networks (DISH) as a "major positive" that should help Rovi's position to complete its renewal with Comcast (CMCSA), which is the only top 10 pay-TV provider not currently under contract with the company. The announcement language suggests pricing "somewhere just above" that given to AT&T (T) and the duration of the deal validates the longevity of the patent portfolio, said Auty, who keeps an Overweight rating on Rovi shares.
08/22/16
PIPR
08/22/16
NO CHANGE
Target $27
PIPR
Overweight
Piper Jaffray confident in Comcast signing with Rovi
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson notes that Rovi (ROVI) announced a 10-year renewal with DISH (DISH) and while the terms were not disclosed, economics should be similar to recent deals, likely in the range of 21c-22c per subscriber per month. With DISH in the fold, nine of the ten major U.S. TV service providers now license Rovi guide patents, the analyst said, with Comcast (CMCSA; CMCSK) remaining the lone holdout. Olson believes discussions with Comcast are at the economic level, and is confident in Comcast signing, potentially in the first half of 2017. He reiterates an Overweight rating and $27 price target on Rovi's shares.
09/26/16
UBSW
09/26/16
NO CHANGE
Target $92
UBSW
Neutral
Consumer satisfaction with competitors has caught up to Netflix, says UBS
UBS analyst Doug Mitchelson said that the firm's Evidence Lab survey indicated that U.S. consumer satisfaction with Amazon Prime Video (AMZN) and Hulu - the joint venture owned by Time Warner (TWX), Comcast (CMCSA), 21st Century Fox (FOXA), and Disney (DIS) - has now caught up to Netflix (NFLX), advising that investors should "continue to monitor competitive threats closely" as Netflix leads the category but demand for consumer media time, attention and wallet has intensified. The analyst, who added that Netflix's "pricing power remains unclear" based on the firm's survey work, keeps a Neutral rating and $92 price target on Netflix shares.
09/27/16
PIVT
09/27/16
NO CHANGE
PIVT
Comcast should report 'strong' Q3 results, says Pivotal Research
Pivotal Research analyst Jeffrey Wlodarczak expects Comcast to report "strong" Q3 results, with flat video subscriber additions, a 330,000 increase in data subscribers, an Olympics-driven 17% increase in NBC revenue ,and a total, slightly below consensus EBITDA gain of 7%. The analyst says that the stock's valuation is "very attractive." He raised his price target on the name to $90 from $81 to reflect a transition to year-end 2017 estimates and reiterates a Buy rating.
CMCSK Comcast

07/11/16
OPCO
07/11/16
NO CHANGE
Target $70
OPCO
Outperform
Comcast remains 'most attractive' large-cap, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan says Comcast remains the "most attractive" large-cap for remainder of the year, with its shares offering attractive upside despite the "strong performance" year to date. The company's unsurpassed broadband and public Wi-Fi networks indicate "strong sub trends" in 2016-2017, the analyst tells investors in a research note. Furthermore, he points out that its advertising revenues are "strong" helped by Olympics and political advertising as well as Cable. Oppenheimer has an Outperform rating and $70 price target on the shares.

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PRGS

Progress Software

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Sarepta

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SunTrust

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Citi

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Regions Financial

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JPMorgan

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Citizens Financial

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Bank of America

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MS

Morgan Stanley

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Wells Fargo

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PNC Financial

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Zions Bancorp

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Goldman Sachs

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AXP

American Express

$83.97

0.89 (1.07%)

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U.S. Bancorp

$51.98

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Pier 1 Imports

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Bellicum Pharmaceuticals

$13.32

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Akebia

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Physicians Realty Trust

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Carrizo Oil & Gas

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Capital One

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VRX

Valeant

$17.15

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Nutanix

$20.36

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CE

Celanese

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Goldman Sachs

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COLB

Columbia Banking

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Northfield Bancorp

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JetBlue

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0.25 (1.10%)

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United Continental

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Delta Air Lines

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TD

Toronto-Dominion

$50.43

0.86 (1.73%)

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Santander Consumer

$12.52

0.13 (1.05%)

, SAN

Banco Santander

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CoStar Group

$265.43

2.65 (1.01%)

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BGCP

BGC Partners

$12.16

0.06 (0.50%)

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WOR

Worthington

$47.36

2 (4.41%)

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HBAN

Huntington Bancshares

$13.14

0.23 (1.78%)

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SPLS

Staples

$9.94

0.78 (8.52%)

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Staples

$9.93

0.77 (8.41%)

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OSG

Overseas Shipholding

$2.84

0.29 (11.37%)

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Lockheed Martin

$280.02

2.19 (0.79%)

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