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RCII

Rent-A-Center

$9.55

0.37 (4.03%)

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Rent-A-Center initiated with a Hold at Jefferies

Jefferies analyst Kyle Joseph started Rent-A-Center with a Hold rating and $10 price target.

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RCII Rent-A-Center
$9.55

0.37 (4.03%)

01/12/16
01/12/16
DOWNGRADE

Hold
Rent-A-Center downgraded on rent to own trends at BB&T
As noted earlier, BB&T downgraded Rent-A-Center to Hold from Buy. The firm says that the company is being hurt by the transition of rent-to-own business from brick and mortar to virtual. The firm thinks the company may have to cut its dividend.
01/12/16
01/12/16
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: Apple (AAPL) downgraded to Negative from Mixed at OTR Global... Asbury Automotive (ABG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Craig-Hallum... AvalonBay (AVB) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen... BHP Billiton (BHP) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Canadian Natural (CNQ) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Cloud Peak (CLD) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Concho Resources (CXO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... DDR Corp. (DDR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... DHT Holdings (DHT) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... Diageo (DEO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel... E-Trade (ETFC) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman... EQT Corporation (EQT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... Encana (ECA) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Essex Property Trust (ESS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen... Euronav NV (EURN) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... F5 Networks (FFIV) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... Freeport McMoRan (FCX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... Great Plains Energy (GXP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... HCP (HCP) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies... HeartWare (HTWR) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... InterContinental (IHG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... Interactive Brokers (IBKR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman... KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... LPL Financial (LPLA) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi... Laclede (LG) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Lazard (LAZ) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman... Liberty Property (LPT) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen... Marathon Oil (MRO) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... McKesson (MCK) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... Mead Johnson (MJN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura... Medical Properties Trust (MPW) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... NGL Energy Partners (NGL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel... Occidental Petroleum (OXY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... Omega Healthcare (OHI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... Patterson-UTI (PTEN) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Simmons... Peabody (BTU) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies... Penn National (PENN) downgraded to Neutral at BofA/Merrill... Pinnacle West (PNW) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Pioneer Energy (PES) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Simmons... Progressive Waste (BIN) downgraded to In-Line from Outperform at Imperial Capital... Prosperity Bancshares (PB) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... Raymond James (RJF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... Rent-A-Center (RCII) downgraded to Hold from Buy at BB&T... Roadrunner (RRTS) downgraded to Peer Perform from Outperform at Wolfe Research... Rose Rock Midstream (RRMS) downgraded to Equalweight from Overweight at Capital One... Rouse Properties (RSE) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... SABMiller (SBMRY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel ... Scientific Games (SGMS) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... Southern Copper (SCCO) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Synergy Resources (SYRG) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens... Taubman Centers (TCO) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies... Teekay Tankers (TNK) downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at JPMorgan... Telenor (TELNY) downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at JPMorgan... UDR, Inc. (UDR) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen... Vedanta Resources (VDNRF) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies... Western Gas Partners (WES) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Whiting Petroleum (WLL) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Zurich Insurance (ZURVY) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan.
03/15/16
RAJA
03/15/16
UPGRADE
Target $21
RAJA
Strong Buy
Rent-A-Center upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Budd Bugatch upgraded Rent-A-Center to Strong Buy and raised his price target to $21 from $18. The analyst has increased conviction that forward estimates will prove to be too low given initiatives to improve the middle of the company's consolidated P&L, a strengthening balance sheet and deleveraging, and favorable risk/reward.
05/23/16
05/23/16
INITIATION
Target $27

Buy
Rent-A-Center initiated with a Buy at Topeka
Target $27.

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AAPL

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Oracle

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NCOM

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NFLX

Netflix

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KMG

KMG Chemicals

$45.09

0.49 (1.10%)

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KMG Chemicals

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Unisys

$11.15

0.2 (1.83%)

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U.S. Silica

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Sanmina

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Alcoa

$33.31

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IDRA

Idera Pharmaceuticals

$2.25

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HUM

Humana

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ICHR

Ichor Holdings

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CVS

CVS Health

$80.05

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ESRX

Express Scripts

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ANTM

Anthem

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Cadence Design

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ABX

Barrick Gold

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Zions Bancorp

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Canadian National

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Whirlpool

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ContraVir Pharmaceuticals

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NWN

Northwest Natural Gas

$60.45

0.45 (0.75%)

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RTN

Raytheon

$156.03

1.99 (1.29%)

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GABC

German American Bancorp

$33.49

-15.7 (-31.92%)

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First Bank

$13.35

-0.15 (-1.11%)

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First Bank reports Q1 book value per share $7.95 »

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