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SO

Southern Company

$47.04

-0.465 (-0.98%)

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U.S. Steel

$28.58

-0.5901 (-2.02%)

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Southern Company Services names Nancy Sykes chief human resources officer

Southern Company (SO) announced a "key addition" to its executive leadership team, effective December 5. Nancy Sykes has been named executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Southern Company Services, providing direction to the overall enterprise. Sykes joins Southern Company from U.S. Steel (X), where she has served as vice president and chief human resources officer since 2015. There, she was responsible for all facets of the company's human resources organization, including employee development, talent management, talent acquisition and medical and health services.

SO

Southern Company

$47.04

-0.465 (-0.98%)

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$28.58

-0.5901 (-2.02%)

SO Southern Company
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07/14/16
INITIATION
Target $54
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Neutral
Southern Company initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
Goldman analyst Michael Lapides reinstated coverage on Southern Company with a Neutral rating and $54 price target.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Procter & Gamble (PG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Stephen Powers saying the risk/reward is positive given the company's changes over the past six months. 2. Dick's Sporting (DKS) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with the firm saying it thinks that the company has a number of potential positive catalysts going forward, including reduced disruption from the Sports Authority's liquidation in the second quarter and third quarter and potential benefits from the liquidation next year, along with reduced spending on e-commerce in 2017. 3. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Jeffrey Holford saying fears of a dividend cut are overdone and the company's improving yield quality will continue to attract investors. 4. Southern Company (SO) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Daniel Ford saying the risk/reward is improving as it transforms to an infrastructure company. 5. Barrick Gold (ABX) and Randgold (GOLD) upgraded to Buy from Hold and Kinross Gold (KGC) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies with analyst Christopher LaFemina upgrading the stocks after his firm increased its gold price forecasts to reflect ongoing elevated macro risk. 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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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Ball Corp. (BLL) reinstated with an Equal Weight at Barclays. 2. Southern Company (SO) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman. 3. Achillion (ACHN) initiated with a Sell on lack of data, competition at Chardan. 4. Sallie Mae (SLM) initiated with a Buy at Citi. 5. Vocera (VCRA) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Southern Company subsidiary acquires Wake Wind Energy Center in Texas
Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power acquired a controlling interest in the 257 MW Wake Wind Energy Center, the company's first wind acquisition in Texas. Invenergy Wind LLC developed and constructed Wake Wind and owns the remaining interest in the project. The Wake Wind facility is located in the northwest Texas counties of Crosby and Floyd.
X U.S. Steel
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-0.5901 (-2.02%)

11/09/16
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Deutsche upgrades four Metals & Mining names after Trump win
Deutsche Bank analyst Jorge Beristain believes Metals & Mining companies with exposure to precious metals and steel and aluminum will benefit from trade protectionism under President-elect Donald Trump. The analyst upgraded to Buy from Hold Franco-Nevada (FNV), Reliance Steel (RS), Ryerson (RYI) and U.S. Steel (X). Higher import duties and/or regulations for aluminum and steel products are likely, which should "provide a tailwind" for domestic steel and aluminum prices, Beristain tells investors in a research note. The analyst has a $74 price target for Franco-Nevada, a $78 target for Reliance, a $14 target for Ryerson and a $24 target for U.S. Steel.
11/14/16
MSCO
11/14/16
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Overweight
U.S. Steel upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
11/14/16
MSCO
11/14/16
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Target $46
MSCO
Overweight
U.S. Steel upgraded to Overweight on infrastructure spending at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Evan Kurtz upgraded U.S. Steel to Overweight from Equal Weight and raised its price target to $46 from $19. The analyst believes the Trump victory has led to the first "credible long-term investment case" for steel equities for the first time in a decade and expects Trump's proposals for infrastructure spending and trade protection to add to demand and curb import supply. Kurtz expects U.S. Steel to benefit from increased flat-rolled steel demand, ongoing cost savings, and leverage to an infrastructure upcycle.
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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. Lockheed Martin (LMT) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Joseph DeNardi saying he is pleased with the company's comments regarding its 2018 free cash flow outlook, and he thinks that it could benefit from increased defense spending in the wake of the election results. 2. Philip Morris (PM) upgraded to Buy from Outperform at CLSA with analyst Michael Levy citing the recent pullback for his rating change and said he sees the company adding to its buyback. 3. Citi (C) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analysts led by Betsy Graseck saying the Republican sweep is positive for all financial stocks due to increased growth, higher rates, lower taxes, and less regulation. 4. U.S. Steel (X) and AK Steel (AKS) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. 5. L Brands (LB), Kohl's (KSS), and Chico's(CHS) were upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi, while Chico's was also upgraded to Outperform from Peer Perform at Wolfe 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.

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PWE

Penn West

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APDN

Applied DNA Sciences

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MOMO

Momo

$37.06

-2.32 (-5.89%)

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Bank of America

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ProQR Therapeutics

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GIS

General Mills

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SKYS

Sky Solar

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ADMS

Adamas Pharmaceuticals

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UMC

UMC

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Accenture

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Toyota

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Brookfield Renewable

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