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FLEX

Flex

$14.10

0.07 (0.50%)

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Flex forms joint venture with RIB Software AG

Flex and RIB Software AG have formed a joint venture that will transform the building and housing industry. The joint venture will operate under the name YTWO Formative, providing an open platform, cloud-based software solution that combines the strength of RIB's iTWO 5D BIM software capabilities with Flex's manufacturing, supply chain management and logistics expertise. By combining the two companies' strengths, YTWO Formative offers a fully integrated enterprise software platform that will take a project all the way from full virtualization which includes time, cost, materials and a complete 3D model to supply chain execution and projection completion.

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FLEX Flex
$14.10

0.07 (0.50%)

09/20/16
GSCO
09/20/16
UPGRADE
Target $16
GSCO
Buy
Flex upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
Goldman analyst Mark Delaney upgraded Flex (FLEX) to Buy and raised its price target to $16 from $13. The analyst said Flex is entering the footwear manufacturing market with its expanded partnership with Nike (NKE), nearly doubling its addressable market. Further the company has diversified its end market exposure and is now less reliant on traditional tech markets like handsets, the analyst wrote. Delaney adds that Flex trades at a discount to the group despite better growth and diversification.
10/05/16
GSCO
10/05/16
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Target $16
GSCO
Conviction Buy
Flex upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman
Goldman analyst Mark Delaney added Flex to the Conviction Buy List and maintained its $16 price target saying it is positioned to benefit from entry into new markets and valuation looks attractive. Delaney said new markets could nearly double Flex's TAM in soft goods manufacturing in the long-term, and Nike could develop into a top customers and drive margin expansion. Further, the company has an improving mix and shares trade at a discount to peers, the analyst wrote in a research note.
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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. UBS (UBS) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital with analyst Fiona Swaffield saying she sees a dividend reduction as unlikely and believes expectations for the bank's Wealth Management business are now lower. 2. Parker-Hannifin (PH) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Nathan Jones saying distributors expect to see revenue growth declining 2% in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 which he believes should be enough for Parker to see its first positive year-over-year revenue comp company wide in six quarters. 3. Flex (FLEX) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman with analyst Mark Delaney saying it is positioned to benefit from entry into new markets and valuation looks attractive. 4. KBR (KBR) upgraded to Accumulate from Hold at Johnson Rice with analyst Martin Malloy citing the recent pullback in shares and said the stock multiple should trend higher given the shift in business mix to more low-risk, cost reimbursement revenues. 5. Plains All American (PAA) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/28/16
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10/28/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $15
CHLM
Hold
Flex downgraded to Hold from Buy at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Christian Schwab downgraded Flex to Hold citing limited upside to his $15 price target.

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Ford

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