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JPM

JPMorgan

$67.70

0.18 (0.27%)

, WFC

Wells Fargo

$44.68

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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. JPMorgan (JPM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham and to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital. 2. Wells Fargo (WFC) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette with analyst Brian Kleinhanzl saying the valuation "cannot overcome" all the uncertainty. 3. Lowe's (LOW) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman with analyst Matthew Fassler saying the home improvement retail sector is closely tied to housing turnover and home improvement sales are also approaching normalized levels. 4. Pandora (P) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Nat Schindler saying he believes Pandora's $4B revenue 2020 revenue goal will be difficult to achieve as the on-demand subscription streaming market has become increasingly competitive and the user base is fully penetrated. 5. Time Warner (TWX) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush with analyst James Dix citing valuation. 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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P

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JPM JPMorgan
$67.70

0.18 (0.27%)

10/17/16
UBSW
10/17/16
NO CHANGE
Target $76
UBSW
Buy
JPMorgan solid franchise should command premium valuation, says UBS
UBS analyst Brennan Hawken said JPMorgan reported strong Q3 results, citing strong volumes and market share gains from European competitors. Hawken said JPMorgan remains a solid franchise with strong risk management and as a result its shares should continue to command a premium valuation. Hawken reiterated his Buy rating and raised his price target to $76 from $70 on JP Morgan shares.
10/17/16
BUCK
10/17/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $74
BUCK
Neutral
JPMorgan downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham
Buckingham downgraded JPMorgan to Neutral with a new price target of $74 on shares citing more balanced risk/reward at current levels.
10/17/16
BMOC
10/17/16
DOWNGRADE
BMOC
Market Perform
JPMorgan downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
10/17/16
BMOC
10/17/16
DOWNGRADE
BMOC
Market Perform
JPMorgan downgraded on valuation at BMO Capital
As noted earlier, BMO Capital downgraded JPMorgan to Market Perform from Outperform. Analyst James Fotheringham downgraded the stock based on valuation.
WFC Wells Fargo
$44.68

-0.03 (-0.07%)

10/17/16
BMOC
10/17/16
UPGRADE
BMOC
Market Perform
Wells Fargo upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital
10/17/16
KBWI
10/17/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $48
KBWI
Market Perform
Wells Fargo downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Brian Kleinhanzl downgraded Wells Fargo to Market Perform and lowered his price target for the shares to $48 from $57. The valuation "cannot overcome" all the uncertainty, Kleinhanzl tells investors in a research note.
10/17/16
BMOC
10/17/16
UPGRADE
BMOC
Market Perform
Wells Fargo upgraded on valuation at BMO Capital
As noted earlier, BMO Capital upgraded Wells Fargo to Market Perform from Underperform. Analyst James Fotheringham upgraded the stock based on valuation.
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10/17/16
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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. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital with analyst James Fotheringham. 2. AMD (AMD) upgraded to Perform from Underperform at Oppenheimer with analyst Rick Schafer citing lower balance sheet risk and improved near-term sales trends ahead of the company's third quarter results. 3. Groupon (GRPN) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush with analyst Aaron Turner saying he expects the company's "large valuation discrepancy" relative to peers to close following its third quarter earnings report. 4. Michael Kors KORS) upgraded to Mixed from Negative at OTR Global. 5. PNC Financial (PNC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst Stephen Biggar saying PNC is well positioned to benefit from rising rates and it is making progress on a range of strategic initiatives, including expansion in the Southeast and in the Chicago area, where increased brand awareness has led to good growth in both retail and commercial banking. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
LOW Lowe's
$70.60

-0.4 (-0.56%)

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CLVD
10/06/16
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CLVD
Neutral
Lowe's downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Cleveland Research
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10/06/16
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Neutral
Lowe's downgraded on end market demand, execution at Cleveland Research
As previously reported, Cleveland Research downgraded Lowe's to Neutral from Buy. Analyst led by Eric Bosshard's work suggest a moderation in demand in the building product categories generally and in homecenter categories over the last 4-5 months. He sees Lowe's struggling to sustain the upside execution needed to post growth ahead of Street expectations and has concerns with diversification efforts and would prefer the company focus on improving execution in its core US business.
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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.
10/17/16
GSCO
10/17/16
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Target $86
GSCO
Buy
Lowe's downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
Goldman analyst Matthew Fassler removed Lowe's from the Conviction Buy List due to slowing growth in existing home sales. Fassler said the home improvement retail sector is closely tied to housing turnover and home improvement sales are also approaching normalized levels. The analyst lowered estimates for Lowe's and reduced its price target to $86 from $95 to reflect more subdued demand growth and maintains its Buy rating to reflect appealing valuation relative to earnings growth.
P Pandora
$12.47

-0.365 (-2.84%)

10/04/16
GSCO
10/04/16
UPGRADE
Target $19
GSCO
Conviction Buy
Pandora upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman
Goldman analyst Heath Terry added Pandora to the Conviction Buy List and raised his price target to $19 from $17. Terry sees sees significant upside to out-year estimates from premium radio and on-demand subscriptions. He expects competition to ease as new entrants slow and existing providers focus on profitability and limit "free" models.
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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. CBS (CBS) upgraded to Buy from Sell at UBS with analyst Doug Mitchelson saying he sees any deal with Viacom (VIA) as priced into CBS shares already. He also has increased confidence in consensus estimates for CBS and sees further upside if the national TV ad market and CBS' ratings remain strong. 2. Pandora (P) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman with analyst Heath Terry saying he sees significant upside to out-year estimates from premium radio and on-demand subscriptions. He expects competition to ease as new entrants slow and existing providers focus on profitability and limit "free" models. 3. Las Vegas Sands (LVS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Shaun Kelley saying shares remain fairly under-owned and thinks estimate revisions will move higher due to market momentum, better ROI for Parisian, Cotai infrastructure additions, and optionality from Japan and real estate. 4. KBR (KBR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Chad Dillard saying yesterday's 10% post-guidance cut selloff is overdone and backward-looking. 5. West Marine (WMAR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/14/16
JPMS
10/14/16
NO CHANGE
Target $134
JPMS
Overweight
JPMorgan tweaks Alibaba, Netflix targets lower ahead of Q3 results
JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth lowered his price target for Alibaba (BABA) to $134 from $135 and his target for Netflix (NFLX) to $122 from $125 ahead of the Q3 reporting season. Both stocks remain Overweight rated. The analyst slightly lowered his estimates for Alibaba to reflect tougher inventory comps and increased investment spending. He remains positive on the company's overall monetization trends. On Netflix, Anmuth tweaked his 2017 average selling price forecast lower while increasing his investment spend estimate modestly. Within the Internet space, the analyst's top large-cap picks into the quarter are Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB) and Amazon.com (AMZN). Among small-caps, his top picks into earnings are Yelp (YELP), Pandora (P) and Match Group (MTCH).
10/17/16
BOFA
10/17/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $9
BOFA
Underperform
Pandora downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Nat Schindler downgraded Pandora to Underperform and lowered its price target to $9 from $14. The analyst believes Pandora's $4B revenue 2020 revenue goal will be difficult to achieve as the on-demand subscription streaming market has become increasingly competitive and the user base is fully penetrated. Schindler believes acquisition speculation has supported Pandora's valuation rather than fundamentals and lowered estimates to reflect reduced On-Demand services value given lower gross margin assumptions.
TWX Time Warner
$79.27

-0.28 (-0.35%)

08/04/16
WDLK
08/04/16
NO CHANGE
Target $106
WDLK
Time Warner price target raised to $106 from $95 at Wunderlich
10/17/16
LOOP
10/17/16
NO CHANGE
Target $96
LOOP
Buy
Time Warner estimates raised above consensus at Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst David Miller raised his Q3 core EPS estimate for Time Warner by 3c to $1.37, which is 2c above consensus, citing higher scatter prices at CNN amid record ratings for the presidential race and material improvement for Warner Bros. and its television licensing. The analyst keeps a Buy rating and $96 price target on Time Warner shares.
10/17/16
WEDB
10/17/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $90
WEDB
Neutral
Time Warner downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush
Wedbush analyst James Dix downgraded Time Warner (TWX) to Neutral citing valuation with the stock up 23% year-to-date. The analyst keeps a $90 price target for the shares. He coupled the downgrade with an upgrade this morning of Viacom (VIAB) to Outperform.
09/26/16
UBSW
09/26/16
NO CHANGE
Target $92
UBSW
Neutral
Consumer satisfaction with competitors has caught up to Netflix, says UBS
UBS analyst Doug Mitchelson said that the firm's Evidence Lab survey indicated that U.S. consumer satisfaction with Amazon Prime Video (AMZN) and Hulu - the joint venture owned by Time Warner (TWX), Comcast (CMCSA), 21st Century Fox (FOXA), and Disney (DIS) - has now caught up to Netflix (NFLX), advising that investors should "continue to monitor competitive threats closely" as Netflix leads the category but demand for consumer media time, attention and wallet has intensified. The analyst, who added that Netflix's "pricing power remains unclear" based on the firm's survey work, keeps a Neutral rating and $92 price target on Netflix shares.

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