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Medifast

09:35
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09:35

Medifast continues to expect a return to growth in 2016

Reiterates that company expects to meet or exceed Q3 guidance. Previously forecast Q3 EPS 43c-46c on revenue of $64M-$67M. For 2016, reiterated adjusted EPS of $1.79-$1.84 on revenue of $$275M-$282M. Sees annual savings of $2.2M associated with corporate restructuring. Current Q3 consensus estimates are 45c for EPS, $66.79M for revenue, and FY16 consensus estimates are $1.86 for EPS and $275M.6M for revenue. Comments taken from investor presentation slides.

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    Nov

MED Medifast

01/11/16
SIDC
01/11/16
UPGRADE
Target $35
SIDC
Buy
Medifast upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sidoti
Sidoti upgraded Medifast to Buy due to valuation and maintained its $35 price target on shares.
01/11/16
01/11/16
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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01/29/16
WDLK
01/29/16
INITIATION
Target $32
WDLK
Hold
Medifast initiated with a Hold at Wunderlich
Wunderlich analyst Mitchell Pinheiro started Medifast with a Hold rating and $32 price target.
01/29/16
01/29/16
INITIATION

On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: American Equity (AEL) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital... Calpine (CPN) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim... Diamondback Energy (FANG) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital... Dynegy (DYN) initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim... ICF International (ICFI) initiated with a Market Perform at Barrington... Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust... Kite Pharma (KITE) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust... Match Group (MTCH) initiated with a Neutral at Susquehanna... Medifast (MED) initiated with a Hold at Wunderlich... NRG Energy (NRG) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim... NRG Yield (NYLD) initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim... Nutrisystem (NTRI) initiated with a Buy at Wunderlich... Parsley Energy (PE) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital... Precision Drilling (PDS) initiated with a Hold at Canaccord... RSP Permian (RSPP) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital... Taylor Morrison (TMHC) initiated with a Neutral at Citi... Tortoise North American Energy (TYN) initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim... WisdomTree (WETF) initiated with a Neutral at Northcoast.

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