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LPLA

LPL Financial

$30.89

0.15 (0.49%)

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Goldman Sachs

$168.73

-2.31 (-1.35%)

15:37
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LPL Financial working with bank to explore possible sale, Reuters says

LPL Financial (LPLA) is looking into strategic alternative, including a possible sale, Reuters reports, citing people familiar with the matter. The broker-dealer is working with Goldman Sachs (GS) on a sale process that has drawn interest from other companies and private equity firms, the report says. LPL Financial shares are up 8.19% to $33.42 after the news. Reference Link

LPLA

LPL Financial

$30.89

0.15 (0.49%)

GS

Goldman Sachs

$168.73

-2.31 (-1.35%)

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LPLA LPL Financial
$30.89

0.15 (0.49%)

04/05/16
GSCO
04/05/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $21
GSCO
Sell
LPL Financial downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
Goldman analyst Conor Fitzgerald downgraded LPL Financial to Sell citing relative valuation, slower revenue growth, lack of buyback capacity, and execution risk on the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule. The analyst raised his price target on LPL Financial to $21 from $19 on shares.
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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. Bruker (BRKR) downgraded to Underperform and Market Perform at BofA/Merrill and Leerink, respectively. Leerink analyst Dan Leonard cited the recent rally in the shares and his belief that margin expansion in 2017 and beyond could be more challenging than implied in the current stock price. BofA/Merrill cited valuation and lack of upside to FY!6 organic revenue growth targets. 2. Capital One (COF) downgraded to Underperform at Oppenheimer by analyst Ben Chittenden, who said the company's borrower base is facing headwinds. He notes that 25% of Capital One's loan book is made up of exposure to consumers with FICO scores under 660, energy, or taxi cab medallion companies. 3. Hormel Foods (HRL) downgraded to Underweight at BB&T due to the company's growth to slow in Q4 before dropping off significantly in 2017. BB&T predicts that Hormel's premium multiple will contract if its growth does slow, and it predicts that the stock will deliver a negative return. 4. LPL Financial (LPLA) downgraded to Sell at Goldman by analyst Conor Fitzgerald, who cited relative valuation, slower revenue growth, lack of buyback capacity, and execution risk on the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule. 5. People's United (PBCT) downgraded to Underweight at Morgan Stanley citing valuation, below peer profitability, and weaker loan and earnings growth. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/22/16
FBCO
08/22/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $28
FBCO
Neutral
LPL Financial downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Christian Bolu downgraded LPL Financial to Neutral citing more balanced risk/reward and maintained its $28 price target
09/26/16
MSCO
09/26/16
INITIATION
Target $27
MSCO
Underweight
LPL Financial initiated with an Underweight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Michael Cyprys initiated LPL Financial with an Underweight and a $27 price target. The analyst expects LPL to be pressured by the DOL Fiduciary Rule which could accelerate the shift towards lower cost asset fee-based products and away from transaction based economics.
GS Goldman Sachs
$168.73

-2.31 (-1.35%)

04/19/16
SBSH
04/19/16
NO CHANGE
Target $185
SBSH
Buy
Goldman Sachs offers the best risk/reward under coverage, says Citi
Citi analyst Keith Horowitz said Goldman Sachs offers the best risk/reward under coverage and sees significant leverage for better returns from improved market conditions and increased expense focus. The analyst rates Goldman Sachs a Buy with a $185 price target.
07/13/16
BREN
07/13/16
INITIATION
Target $140
BREN
Hold
Goldman Sachs initiated with a Hold at Berenberg
Target $140.
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Citi (C) initiated with a Buy, JPMorgan (JPM) initiated with a Sell, Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) initiated with a Hold at Berenberg. 2. Ingersoll-Rand (IR) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital. 3. Incyte (INCY) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital. 4. Williams (WMB) reinstated with a Buy at Goldman. 5. E-Trade (ETFC) initiated with a Buy at Buckingham. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/10/16
OPCO
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Oppenheimer technical analyst upgrades Financials, downgrades Consumer Staples
Oppenheimer technical analyst Ari Wald upgraded the Financials sector to Market Weight and downgraded Consumer Staples to Underweight in next step in the firm's "cyclical rotation road map." Wald identified Ameriprise (AMP), Bank of America (BAC), Citi (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), Lincoln National (LNC) and SunTrust (STI) as six stocks breaking higher that he sees as likely to benefit from internal market rotation.

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Avon Products

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Apple

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PPRUY

Kering

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AET

Aetna

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WMT

Wal-Mart

$72.37

1.055 (1.48%)

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Best Buy

$45.75

1.435 (3.24%)

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Wal-Mart

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COST

Costco

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TGT

Target

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PYPL

PayPal

$42.53

0.11 (0.26%)

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$1M premium seller in Paypal »

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WSTC

West Corp.

$24.66

-0.09 (-0.36%)

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West Corp. to host analyst day »

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FCNCA

First Citizens

$363.85

0.03 (0.01%)

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Breaking Hot Stocks news story on First Citizens »

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DLTR

Dollar Tree

$77.57

-0.97 (-1.24%)

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Dollar Tree call volume above normal and directionally bullish »

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ADRO

Aduro Biotech

$11.15

-0.25 (-2.19%)

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Meet Aduro: CEO Isaacs says partnerships help development efforts »

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SRRA

Sierra Oncology

$1.42

-0.05 (-3.40%)

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Breaking Hot Stocks news story on Sierra Oncology »

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EIGI

Endurance

$9.00

-0.3 (-3.23%)

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Rumor moving shares of Endurance »

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WSTC

West Corp.

$24.66

-0.09 (-0.36%)

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West Corp. buyout looks challenging, Dealreporter says »

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LUK

Leucadia

$25.63

-0.09 (-0.35%)

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EWJ

iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund

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-0.205 (-0.40%)

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RP

RealPage

$33.70

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VLKAY

Volkswagen

$30.91

0.135 (0.44%)

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ADRO

Aduro Biotech

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Novartis

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Novartis

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JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$122.09

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SU

Suncor

$31.55

-1.12 (-3.43%)

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Suncor call volume above normal and directionally bullish »

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Volkswagen

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SPKE

Spark Energy

$25.55

0.35 (1.39%)

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Spark Energy hires Morgan Stanley to advise on potential sale, SparkSpread says »

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VLKAY

Volkswagen

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SPKE

Spark Energy

$25.55

0.35 (1.39%)

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