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L3 Technologies

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L-3 Communications acquires MacDonald Humfrey for about $280M

L-3 Communications announced the acquisition of MacDonald Humfrey located in Luton, U.K. The acquisition was completed for a purchase price of approximately $280M. The purchase price is subject to an upward adjustment of up to $37.5M, based on MacDonald Humfrey's post-acquisition performance for years ending December 31, 2017 to 2019, which would be payable in 2020. The acquisition was funded initially from revolving credit borrowings expected to be repaid before the end of December 2016 from free cash flow. MacDonald Humfrey will report to the L-3 Security & Detection Systems division of the company's Electronic Systems business segment and will operate under the L-3 MacDonald Humfrey name. L-3 MacDonald Humfrey is projected to generate sales of approximately $135M for the year ending December 31, 2017, and be accretive to earnings. The purchase price represents a multiple of approximately 10 times the business's estimated 2017 earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation and amortization.

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LLL L3 Technologies
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Lockheed Martin upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Myles Walton upgraded Lockheed Martin (LMT) to Buy saying 2016 should be the first year of positive defense spending outlays since 2010 after the Republicans retained control of Congress and added the White House. The best scenario for defense stocks plays out last night, Walton tells investors in a research note. The analyst keeps Buy ratings on Northrop Grumman (NOC) and L-3 Communications (LLL) in the large-cap U.S. Defense space.
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L-3 Communications upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
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L-3 Communications upgraded to Overweight on Trump's victory at Barclays
As previously reported, Barclays upgraded L-3 Communications to Overweight from Equal Weight and raised its price target to $165 from $155. Analyst Carter Copeland upgraded his stance on the US Aerospace & Defense sector to Positive from Neutral and said he thinks the market will assign a 100% likelihood of higher near-term defense spending under a Trump administration.
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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. Priceline (PCLN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel while the firm upgraded Expedia (EXPE) to Hold from Sell. 2. IBM (IBM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Wamsi Mohan expecting 2017 profits to grow as earnings have stabilized and negative revisions are unlikely and expects tailwinds from moderating pace of investments and savings from restructuring efforts. 3. L-3 Communications (LLL) and Northrop Grumman (NOC) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays while the firm upgraded Lockheed Martin (LMT) to Equal Weight from Underweight. 4. Microsoft (MSFT) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Atlantic Equities. 5. Novartis (NVS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus. 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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WLL

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MCD

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MSFT

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MYL

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ANF

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