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TGT

Target

$67.36

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, WFC

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Target says ex-Wells Fargo chief Stumpf resigns from board

Target (TGT) disclosed in a regulatory filing: "On October 17, Target was notified by John Stumpf that he has resigned from the board of Target effective immediately." Stumpf recently resigned as CEO and chairman of Wells Fargo (WFC).

TGT

Target

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WFC

Wells Fargo

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0.45 (1.01%)

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TGT Target
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09/16/16
FBCO
09/16/16
INITIATION
Target $65
FBCO
Neutral
Target coverage assumed with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Edward Kelly assumed coverage on Target with a $65 price target, down from $72, citing an uncertain outlook, structural headwinds, and under investment.
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INITIATION

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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. GoPro (GPRO) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill. 2. JetBlue (JBLU) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital. 3. PepsiCo (PEP), Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS), and Monster Beverage (MNST) were initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse, while the firm initiated Boston Beer (SAM) with an Underperform. Credit Suisse also initiated Coca-Cola (KO) and Constellation Brands (STZ) with a Neutral. 4. lululemon (LULU) initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna. 5. Target (TGT) coverage assumed with a Neutral at Credit Suisse. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/23/16
BOFA
09/23/16
NO CHANGE
Target $55
BOFA
Buy
BofA thinks Verizon deal stays on track despite Yahoo data breach
Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Justin Post said that Yahoo's (YHOO) disclosure of the massive data breach impacting over 500M of its users is clearly a negative for the company that could result in email account closures, but he does not anticipate a major impact on Yahoo's business related to this breach, citing as evidence the fact that he is not aware of any significant business impairment or financial liability related to security breaches at LinkedIn (LNKD) in 2012 and at eBay (EBAY) in 2014. Post adds that the Target (TGT) data breach, which did include credit card info, is not directly comparable to Yahoo's breach. For Verizon (VZ) to back out of its acquisition agreement, Post thinks the company would need to assume Yahoo acted in bad faith during negotiations and that the Yahoo asset is impaired or comes with significant liability, neither of which he sees as being the case. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on Yahoo and bumped his target on the shares to $55 from $53, citing an increased price target on Alibaba (BABA) that a peer at the firm recently set.
09/30/16
GUGG
09/30/16
INITIATION
GUGG
Neutral
Target initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim
WFC Wells Fargo
$44.95

0.45 (1.01%)

10/17/16
BMOC
10/17/16
UPGRADE
BMOC
Market Perform
Wells Fargo upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital
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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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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. 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.
10/17/16
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DOWNGRADE

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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