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DD

DuPont

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0.39 (0.74%)

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DuPont hires Evercore for Herbicides sale, Bloomberg reports

In an attempt to ease the regulatory scrutiny of its planned merger with Dow Chemical (DOW), DuPont (DD) has hired Evercore to seek a buyer for its Herbicides unit, Bloomberg reports, citing people with knowledge of the situation.

DD

DuPont

$68.67

0.53 (0.78%)

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0.39 (0.74%)

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Dow Chemical upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst P.J. Juvekar upgraded Dow Chemical (DOW) to Buy from Hold citing the opportunity presented by the proposed merger with DuPont (DD). The analyst also upgraded DuPont to Buy from Hold this morning.
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Citi upgrades Dow and DuPont, says DowDuPont could be 'stock to own' in 2017
As previously reported, Citi analyst P.J. Juvekar upgraded shares of both Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD), each to Buy from Hold, citing their "massive" cost-cutting opportunity after their proposed merger goes through as well as the potential for upside to the companies' stated $3B synergy target. If their deal gets completed, the combined Dow-DuPont would "be the stock to own in 2017," said Juvekar, who raised the firm's price target on DuPont shares to $76 from $72 and increased the target for Dow shares to $59 from $55.
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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. Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD) were upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst P.J. Juvekar citing he opportunity presented by the proposed merger. 2. Freeport McMoRan (FCX), Barrick Gold (ABX), and Pan American Silver (PAAS) were upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank. 3. LogMeln (LOGM) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Raimo Lenschow saying the pending merger with Citrix's (CTXS) divested GoTo assets creates a "great new opportunity." 4. Halliburton (HAL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe General. 5. Coty (COTY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Olivia Tong saying she believes Coty is at the beginning of a potential transformation with the pending closure of the P&G Beauty deal this week that could bring increased scale as well as a more targeted operational structure. 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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Dow Chemical upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst John Roberts upgraded Dow Chemical (DOW) to Buy saying the merger with DuPont (DD) could gain regulatory approval and that the stock is "now too cheap to ignore." The analyst sees $3B in potential cost savings and expects improving cash flow. Roberts raised his price target for the shares to $62 from $53.
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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. Mylan (MYL) upgraded to Strong Buy from Market Perform at Raymond James with Elliot WIlbur saying the Department of Justice settlement over EpiPen rebates eliminates a significant overhang on shares enabling the focus to be back on fundamentals. 2. Under Armour (UA) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo with analyst Tom Nikic saying "noise" from the Sports Authority's bankruptcy is fading while distribution expansion could lead to sales re-acceleration over the next 12-18 months. 3. Deere (DE) and AGCO (AGCO) were upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. 4. Dow Chemical (DOW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst John Roberts saying the merger with DuPont (DD) could gain regulatory approval and that the stock is "now too cheap to ignore." 5. Exelixis (EXEL) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst Edward Tenthoff saying the data are "good enough" to file a supplemental new drug application and could drive off-label front-line RCC use. 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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