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U.S. rejects RBS waiver to manage retirement funds, Bloomberg says

The U.S. Labor Department has rejected RBS' (RBS) request to manage retirement accounts, reports Bloomberg, citing an October 6 letter obtained by the publication. The bank was required to secure permission to manage such funds after pleading guilty in 2015 to foreign exchange rate manipulation. RBS has already exited its U.S. pension businesses, Bloomberg noted, adding that the Department's decision "has little impact" on the bank. The report notes that UBS (UBS), Citi (C), Barclays (BCS), JPMorgan (JPM) and other institutions are awaiting decisions on similar pension management requests. Reference Link

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UBS

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C

Citi

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RBS RBS
$4.37

-0.1 (-2.24%)

07/18/16
NTXS
07/18/16
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NTXS
Reduce
RBS downgraded to Reduce from Neutral at Natixis
08/08/16
MACQ
08/08/16
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MACQ
Neutral
RBS downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
Macquarie downgraded RBS to Neutral citng the recent strength in shares.
09/05/16
DBAB
09/05/16
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DBAB
Sell
RBS downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst David Lock downgraded Royal Bank of Scotland Group to Sell saying the "lower-for-longer" interest rate environment following the Brexit vote is a negative for the sector.
09/05/16
DBAB
09/05/16
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DBAB
Hold
Lloyds Banking downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst David Lock downgraded Lloyds Banking Group to Hold saying the "lower-for-longer" interest rate environment following the Brexit vote is a negative for the sector. Lock also downgraded RBS (RBS) this morning to Sell.
UBS UBS
$13.68

-0.09 (-0.65%)

10/05/16
RBCM
10/05/16
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RBCM
Sector Perform
UBS upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Fiona Swaffield upgraded UBS to Sector Perform with a price target of CHF 14. The analyst sees a dividend reduction as unlikely and believes expectations for the bank's Wealth Management business are now lower.
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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. UBS (UBS) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital with analyst Fiona Swaffield saying she sees a dividend reduction as unlikely and believes expectations for the bank's Wealth Management business are now lower. 2. Parker-Hannifin (PH) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Nathan Jones saying distributors expect to see revenue growth declining 2% in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 which he believes should be enough for Parker to see its first positive year-over-year revenue comp company wide in six quarters. 3. Flex (FLEX) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman with analyst Mark Delaney saying it is positioned to benefit from entry into new markets and valuation looks attractive. 4. KBR (KBR) upgraded to Accumulate from Hold at Johnson Rice with analyst Martin Malloy citing the recent pullback in shares and said the stock multiple should trend higher given the shift in business mix to more low-risk, cost reimbursement revenues. 5. Plains All American (PAA) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. 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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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. DSW (DSW) initiated with a Negative at Susquehanna. 2. Deutsche Bank (DB) initiated with an Underperform at Credit Suisse. 3. UBS (UBS) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse. 4. Cerner (CERN) initiated with a Neutral at BofA/Merrill. 5. Callidus Software (CALD) reinstated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/19/16
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UBS initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Jon Peace initiated UBS with a Neutral citing likely margin pressures and the need to build capital ratios.
C Citi
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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.
10/11/16
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10/11/16
INITIATION
Target $39
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Sell
Citi initiated with a Sell at Compass Point
Compass Point analyst Charles Peabody initiated Citi with a Sell and a $39 price target saying earnings continue to look week combined with soft international and capital markets.
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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
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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.
BCS Barclays
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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. Monsanto (MON) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Jeffrey Zekauskas saying the risk in the shares is "less than what the market assumes." 2. Barclays (BCS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at HSBC citing the pending disposal of non-core businesses and resulting value creation. 3. Etsy (ETSY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Monness Crespi with the firm's analyst believing that Etsy shares can still move higher and sees a solid opportunity for upward revisions from improving conversion rates due to enhanced search and mobile functionality, expanding take rates, and advanced cross-boarder commerce capabilities with vendors. 4. Clovis (CLVS) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst Kennen MacKay saying the potential for a takeover "outweighs concerns surrounding patent life, limited experience in platinum resistant/refractory patients, and PARPi competition." 5. Jabil Circuit (JBL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Steven Milunovich saying the company's cash flow is nearing an inflection amid an upturn in its Apple (AAPL) business. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/08/16
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Barclays upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Exane BNP Paribas
Exane BNP Paribas analyst Tom Rayner upgraded Barclays to Outperform with a GBP 205 price target citing valuation.
07/20/16
UBSW
07/20/16
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UBSW
Neutral
Barclays downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
09/21/16
HSBC
09/21/16
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HSBC
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Barclays upgraded to Buy from Hold at HSBC
HSBC upgraded Barclays to Buy to reflect the pending disposal of non-core businesses and resulting value creation.
JPM JPMorgan
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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.
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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. Tesla (TSLA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman with analyst David Tamberrino saying he sees incremental risk to Tesla's business related to management's willingness to deploy capital for M&A, and he believes that any delay in the company's new Model 3 launch will be detrimental to shares. 2. JPMorgan (JPM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill with analyst Jeffery Harte citing relative share outperformance. 3. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc with analyst Jessica Schmidt saying the elevated promotions add to other headwinds, including the fact that the teen space is "overstored" and faces soft consumer demand and weak tourism. 4. American Express (AXP) downgraded to Reduce from Neutral at Nomura with analyst Bill Carcache saying the combination of weaker than expected revenues and higher than expected expenses will weigh on the shares. 5. Lowe's (LOW) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Cleveland Research. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/11/16
COMP
10/11/16
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Target $50
COMP
Sell
JPMorgan initiated with a Sell at Compass Point
Compass Point analyst Charles Peabody initiated JPMorgan with a Sell and a $50 price target saying he expects earning growth to slow further in 2017 due to higher credit costs, tougher capital markets, and headwinds in wealth management, mortgage bank, and cards.
09/28/16
DBAB
09/28/16
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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).

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