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LVLT

Level 3

$45.23

-0.15 (-0.33%)

08:29
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08:29

Level 3 downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman

Goldman analyst Brett Feldman removed Level 3 from the Conviction Buy List and lowered its price target to $55 from $64 on a reduced outlook for revenue growth and a lower target multiple. The analyst maintains a Buy rating and said the recent pullback in Level 3 shares increases the appeal of buybacks and, theoretically, the company could repurchase 60% of its stock over 5 years.

LVLT Level 3
$45.23

-0.15 (-0.33%)

08/08/16
BTIG
08/08/16
INITIATION
Target $63
BTIG
Buy
Level 3 initiated with a Buy at BTIG
BTIG analyst Walt Piecyk initiated Level 3 with a Buy and $63 price target primarily on valuation and said cash flow yield has risen to 6.7% on 2017 cash flow estimates following the Q2 miss.
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Oracle (ORCL) and Tableau (DATA) initiated with a Buy at Rosenblatt. 2. Baker Hughes (BHI) and Halliburton (HAL) initiated with an Underweight at Atlantic Equities. 3. Emerson (EMR) reinstated with a Neutral at JPMorgan. 4. Level 3 (LVLT) initiated with a Buy at BTIG. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/24/16
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UPGRADE
MOFT
Buy
Level 3 upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MoffettNathanson
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UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Level 3 (LVLT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MoffettNathanson. 2. Hormel Foods (HRL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Edward Jones. 3. Laredo Petroleum (LPI) upgraded to Overweight from Equalweight at Capital One with the firm saying it expects continued stock outperformance given the most recent Midland Basin hzl well results. 4. NetApp (NTAP) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman with analyst Simona Jankowski citing balanced risk/reward. 5. PDC Energy (PDCE) upgraded to Overweight at Stephens with analyst Ben Wyatt citing the company's agreement to acquire two privately held companies in a "transformative" deal that includes approximately 57,000 net acres in Texas. 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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