Breaking News Instant updates and real-time market news.

USB

U.S. Bancorp

$49.03

-0.25 (-0.51%)

, WFC

Wells Fargo

$52.22

0.1 (0.19%)

06:21
11/23/16
11/23
06:21
11/23/16
06:21

OCC considers tougher bank sanctions after Wells Fargo scandal, Reuters says

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the chief regulator for national banks, is considering whether to stiffen sanctions against lenders that abuse their clients or violate banking laws, Reuters reports, citing a draft plan that was drawn up following a scandal at Wells Fargo. Publicly traded companies in the space include Bank of America (BAC), Citi (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Morgan Stanley (MS), U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Wells Fargo (WFC). Reference Link

USB

U.S. Bancorp

$49.03

-0.25 (-0.51%)

WFC

Wells Fargo

$52.22

0.1 (0.19%)

MS

Morgan Stanley

$40.54

-0.02 (-0.05%)

BAC

Bank of America

$20.30

-0.03 (-0.15%)

GS

Goldman Sachs

$211.11

0.03 (0.01%)

C

Citi

$56.10

0.56 (1.01%)

JPM

JPMorgan

$78.53

0.48 (0.61%)

  • 01

    Dec

  • 06

    Dec

  • 06

    Dec

  • 13

    Jan

  • 26

    Jan

  • 28

    Feb

  • 14

    Jul

  • 12

    Oct

USB U.S. Bancorp
$49.03

-0.25 (-0.51%)

11/16/16
PIPR
11/16/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $48
PIPR
Neutral
U.S. Bancorp downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Kevin Barker downgraded U.S. Bancorp to Neutral saying the stock is fully valued following the recent rally. The analyst has a $48 price target for the shares.
11/14/16
MSCO
11/14/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $49
MSCO
Underweight
U.S. Bancorp downgraded to Underweight on relative valuation at Morgan Stanley
As previously reported, Morgan Stanley upgraded U.S. Bancorp to Underweight from Equal Weight and raised its price target to $49 from $46. Analysts led by Betsy Graseck said the Republican sweep is positive for all financial stocks due to increased growth, higher rates, lower taxes, and less regulation but downgraded U.S. Bancorp citing relative valuation and sees risks of slower loan growth, deteriorating credit, lower fee growth, and declining NIM.
11/14/16
MSCO
11/14/16
DOWNGRADE
MSCO
Underweight
U.S. Bancorp downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
10/06/16
WEDB
10/06/16
INITIATION
Target $46
WEDB
Neutral
U.S. Bancorp initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush
Wedbush analyst Peter Winter initiated U.S. Bancorp with a Neutral and a $46 price target.
WFC Wells Fargo
$52.22

0.1 (0.19%)

11/18/16
11/18/16
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. Wells Fargo (WFC) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst James Fotheringham saying that the shares don't reflect the impact of its "recent cross-selling issues." 2. Gap (GPS) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi with analyst Paul Lejuez citing expectations that the company's brands will continue to struggle. 3. Citi (C) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie with analyst David Konrad saying investors should shift exposure to names that have more leverage to capital markets and increased economic activity and away from global banks. 4. Torchmark (TMK) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Seth Weiss citing relative valuation. 5. First Solar (FSLR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS with analyst Julien Dumoulin-Smith saying the recently issued 2017 guidance "is not the trough in expectations." This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/18/16
BMOC
11/18/16
DOWNGRADE
BMOC
Underperform
Wells Fargo downgraded on valuiation at BMO Capital
As noted earlier, BMO Capital downgraded Wells Fargo to Underperform from Market Perform. Analyst James Fotheringham downgraded the stock based on valuation, saying that the shares don't reflect the impact of its "recent cross-selling issues." Target $47.
11/18/16
BMOC
11/18/16
DOWNGRADE
BMOC
Underperform
Wells Fargo downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
11/17/16
RAFF
11/17/16
UPGRADE
RAFF
Hold
Wells Fargo upgraded to Hold from Sell at Rafferty Capital
MS Morgan Stanley
$40.54

-0.02 (-0.05%)

10/06/16
SDLR
10/06/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $33
SDLR
Hold
Morgan Stanley downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Jeffery Harte downgraded Morgan Stanley to Hold citing relative share outperformance and maintained his $33 price target on shares.
11/18/16
MACQ
11/18/16
DOWNGRADE
MACQ
Neutral
Citi downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst David Konrad downgraded Citi (C) to Neutral saying investors should shift exposure to names that have more leverage to capital markets and increased economic activity and away from global banks. He believes the valuations of global banks may "remain suppressed" amid decreased trade and currency volatility. The analyst has a $57 price target for the shares. Citi closed yesterday up 82c to $55.45. Konrad this morning also upgraded Goldman Sachs (GS) to Outperform and reiterated an Outperform rating on Morgan Stanley (MS).
10/20/16
GUGG
10/20/16
UPGRADE
GUGG
Buy
Morgan Stanley upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim
10/20/16
GUGG
10/20/16
UPGRADE
Target $39
GUGG
Buy
Morgan Stanley upgraded to Buy on improved mix at Guggenheim
As previously reported, Guggenheim upgraded Morgan Stanley to Buy from Neutral with a $39 price target. Analyst Eric Wasserstrom raised estimates to reflect improved revenue mix and operating leverage following the better than expected Q3 report. He believes improved mix of its business and asset composition will benefit Morgan Stanley's future CCAR stress tests and result in greater excess regulatory capital and views risk/reward as positive.
BAC Bank of America
$20.30

-0.03 (-0.15%)

11/16/16
BARD
11/16/16
DOWNGRADE
BARD
Neutral
Bank of America downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird
11/15/16
11/15/16
DOWNGRADE

Neutral
Bank of America downgraded to Neutral on valuation at Guggenheim
As previously reported, Guggenheim downgraded Bank of America to Neutral from Buy and raised its price target to $22 from $19. Analyst Eric Wasserstrom said valuation embeds his above consensus earnings estimate for 2017-18 and any upside will be increasingly driven by macro-factors rather than company specific drivers.
11/16/16
11/16/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $18

Neutral
Bank of America downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird
As previously reported, Baird analyst David George downgraded Bank of America to Neutral from Buy as he believes the post-election rally has largely discounted the potential benefits of rising interest rates, lower taxes, and more aggressive capital return. George raised his price target to $18 from $17 on Bank of America shares.
11/16/16
11/16/16
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. Sysco (SYY) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Edward Kelly saying Sysco shares are up 50% over the last 18 months and now views risk/reward as balanced. 2. Teva (TEVA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies, to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley, and to Neutral from Buy at BTIG. 3. Bank of America (BAC) Capital One (COF) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird while the firm downgraded Fifth Third (FITB) to Underperform from Neutral. 4. Zions Bancorp (ZION) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley and to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein. 5. Yingli Green Energy (YGE) downgraded to Sell from Buy at Axiom while the firm downgraded SolarCity (SCTY) and JA Solar (JASO) to Sell from Hold. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
GS Goldman Sachs
$211.11

0.03 (0.01%)

11/18/16
MACQ
11/18/16
UPGRADE
Target $245
MACQ
Outperform
Goldman Sachs upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst David Konrad upgraded Goldman Sachs to Outperform saying investors should shift exposure to names that have more leverage to capital markets and increased economic activity and away from global banks. The analyst has a $245 price target for the shares.
11/18/16
11/18/16
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. HP Enterprise (HPE) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Simon Leopold saying he believes the spinoff of its Enterprise Service and Software businesses will unlock value and said checks have been positively biased in North American enterprises and Federal verticals. 2. Exelon (EXC) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Stephen Byrd saying Exelon offers attractive growth at a compelling valuation with meaningful ROE improvement at acquired utilities. 3. Goldman Sachs (GS) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie with saying investors should shift exposure to names that have more leverage to capital markets and increased economic activity and away from global banks. 4. Hain Celestial (HAIN) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill and to Neutral from Underweight at Atlantic Equities. 5. FleetCor (FLT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo with analyst Timothy Willi saying the 13% selloff since the company's third quarter results on November 1 is overdone and presents a buying opportunity. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/10/16
RAFF
11/10/16
NO CHANGE
Target $227
RAFF
Buy
Goldman Sachs price target raised to $227 from $191 at Rafferty Capital
C Citi
$56.10

0.56 (1.01%)

11/18/16
11/18/16
INITIATION
Target $65

Underweight
American Express initiated with an Underweight at Stephens
As previously reported, Stephens analyst started American Express (AXP) with an Underweight rating and $65 price target, citing rising rates, shrinking markets as American Express ramps up rewards to maintain share, and the risk to 2017 EPS guidance. The analyst expects competition from bank peers, such as JPMorgan (JPM) and Citi (C), to continue to pressure American Express' earnings.
11/14/16
11/14/16
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. 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.
JPM JPMorgan
$78.53

0.48 (0.61%)

11/11/16
RBCM
11/11/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Banks to benefit from higher interest rates, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital believes that the Fed is committed to raising interest rates, and it expects FOMC members' forecast to show they expect two rate increases to occur in 2017. The firm expects higher rates to boost banks' net interest margin, raising their profits. It identifies Bank of America (BAC), JPMorgan (JPM), Citizens Financial (CFG),M&T Bank (MTB), and Regions Financial (RF) as being among the banks most likely to benefit from short-term rate increases.
11/09/16
BARD
11/09/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $72
BARD
Neutral
JPMorgan downgraded to Neutral at Baird
As reported previously, Baird analyst David George downgraded JPMorgan to Neutral from Outperform. The analyst noted its outperformance and the higher re-rating of its valuation multiple. George believes investors should reduce their risk heading into a potential interest rate hike. He maintained his $72 price target on JPMorgan shares.
11/09/16
11/09/16
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 Outperform at Baird with analyst David George noting the stock's outperformance and the higher re-rating of its valuation multiple. 2. GoPro (GPRO) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush, to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James, and to Sell from Neutral at Dougherty. 3. Universal Health (UHS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill, to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho, and to Market Perform from Outperform at Avondale. 4. Globus Medical (GMED) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at JMP Securities, to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer, and to Market Perform from Outperform at William Blair. 5. Delphi (DLPH) and Magna (MGA) were downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill while the firm downgraded Lear (LEA), American Axle (AXL), Adient (ADNT), and BorgWarner (BWA) to Underperform from Neutral. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

TODAY'S FREE FLY STORIES

CATM

Cardtronics

$29.11

0.52 (1.82%)

09:40
09/22/17
09/22
09:40
09/22/17
09:40
Hot Stocks
Cardtronics: UK's CMA approves DirectCash Payments acquisition »

Cardtronics announced the…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

BBRY

BlackBerry

$9.61

-0.24 (-2.44%)

, QCOM

Qualcomm

$52.03

0.05 (0.10%)

09:40
09/22/17
09/22
09:40
09/22/17
09:40
Recommendations
BlackBerry, Qualcomm analyst commentary  »

BlackBerry can use $1.6B…

BBRY

BlackBerry

$9.61

-0.24 (-2.44%)

QCOM

Qualcomm

$52.03

0.05 (0.10%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 28

    Sep

SAN

Banco Santander

, ILG

ILG

$26.42

0.55 (2.13%)

09:40
09/22/17
09/22
09:40
09/22/17
09:40
Options
Unusually active option classes on open September 22nd »

Unusual total active…

SAN

Banco Santander

ILG

ILG

$26.42

0.55 (2.13%)

LB

L Brands

CLF

Cleveland-Cliffs

FSLR

First Solar

$48.76

-0.09 (-0.18%)

AKS

AK Steel

EFX

Equifax

AAPL

Apple

$153.39

-2.68 (-1.72%)

X

U.S. Steel

C

Citi

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 02

    Oct

  • 20

    Oct

  • 22

    Oct

  • 26

    Oct

VLKAY

Volkswagen

$34.11

0.23 (0.68%)

, TSLA

Tesla

$366.48

-7.43 (-1.99%)

09:39
09/22/17
09/22
09:39
09/22/17
09:39
Periodicals
Volkswagen looks to secure cobalt amid electric vehicle shift, Reuters says »

Volkswagen (VLKAY) has…

VLKAY

Volkswagen

$34.11

0.23 (0.68%)

TSLA

Tesla

$366.48

-7.43 (-1.99%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 02

    Oct

ICPT

Intercept

$73.70

-24.42 (-24.89%)

09:31
09/22/17
09/22
09:31
09/22/17
09:31
Downgrade
Intercept rating change  »

Citi downgrades Intercept…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

MHK

Mohawk

09:31
09/22/17
09/22
09:31
09/22/17
09:31
Downgrade
Mohawk rating change  »

Mohawk downgraded to…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

UFCS

United Fire Group

$42.02

-0.12 (-0.28%)

09:30
09/22/17
09/22
09:30
09/22/17
09:30
Upgrade
United Fire Group rating change  »

United Fire Group…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

09:30
09/22/17
09/22
09:30
09/22/17
09:30
General news
PMI Composite Flash Manufacturing â€' Level to be reported at 09:45 »

September PMI Composite…

09:30
09/22/17
09/22
09:30
09/22/17
09:30
General news
PMI Composite Flash â€' Level to be reported at 09:45 »

September PMI Composite…

YOGA

YogaWorks

$4.00

-0.04 (-0.99%)

09:28
09/22/17
09/22
09:28
09/22/17
09:28
Recommendations
YogaWorks analyst commentary  »

YogaWorks shares remain…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

IP

International Paper

09:28
09/22/17
09/22
09:28
09/22/17
09:28
Hot Stocks
International Paper to invest about $300M to convert Riverdale paper machine »

International Paper…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

IDTI

Integrated Device

$27.00

-0.16 (-0.59%)

09:26
09/22/17
09/22
09:26
09/22/17
09:26
Recommendations
Integrated Device analyst commentary  »

Integrated Device chip…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 25

    Sep

  • 05

    Oct

09:25
09/22/17
09/22
09:25
09/22/17
09:25
Conference/Events
DA Davidson engineering analyst holds an analyst/industry conference call »

Engineering &…

RBS

RBS

09:24
09/22/17
09/22
09:24
09/22/17
09:24
Upgrade
RBS rating change  »

RBS upgraded to Neutral…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

COR

CoreSite Realty

09:23
09/22/17
09/22
09:23
09/22/17
09:23
Initiation
CoreSite Realty initiated  »

CoreSite Realty initiated…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 26

    Sep

CONE

CyrusOne

$60.41

-0.35 (-0.58%)

09:22
09/22/17
09/22
09:22
09/22/17
09:22
Initiation
CyrusOne initiated  »

CyrusOne initiated with…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 26

    Sep

TMUS

T-Mobile

$63.39

-0.13 (-0.20%)

, S

Sprint

09:21
09/22/17
09/22
09:21
09/22/17
09:21
Hot Stocks
On The Fly: Pre-market Movers »

HIGHER: T-Mobile US…

TMUS

T-Mobile

$63.39

-0.13 (-0.20%)

S

Sprint

EARS

Auris Medical

$0.71

0.0101 (1.44%)

ASND

Ascendis Pharma

$27.74

-1.55 (-5.29%)

VSAR

Versartis

$21.60

-0.25 (-1.14%)

FINL

Finish Line

$9.22

-0.21 (-2.23%)

FL

Foot Locker

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 22

    Sep

  • 27

    Sep

  • 02

    Oct

  • 16

    May

BWA

BorgWarner

, SEV

Sevcon

$22.00

-0.01 (-0.05%)

09:21
09/22/17
09/22
09:21
09/22/17
09:21
Conference/Events
Sevcon to host special shareholder meeting »

Special Shareholder…

BWA

BorgWarner

SEV

Sevcon

$22.00

-0.01 (-0.05%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 26

    Oct

ICPT

Intercept

$73.70

-24.42 (-24.89%)

09:19
09/22/17
09/22
09:19
09/22/17
09:19
Downgrade
Intercept rating change  »

Intercept downgraded to…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

DLR

Digital Realty

09:18
09/22/17
09/22
09:18
09/22/17
09:18
Initiation
Digital Realty initiated  »

Digital Realty initiated…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SPX

S&P 500

, VIX

Volatility Index S&P 500 Options

09:18
09/22/17
09/22
09:18
09/22/17
09:18
Options
Overnight activity included 125 trades in SPX and 21 trades in VIX »

125 trades were executed…

SPX

S&P 500

VIX

Volatility Index S&P 500 Options

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

CAG

Conagra Brands

09:17
09/22/17
09/22
09:17
09/22/17
09:17
Hot Stocks
Conagra Brands to acquire Angie's Artisan Treats, terms not disclosed »

Conagra Brands announced…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 22

    Sep

  • 28

    Sep

09:15
09/22/17
09/22
09:15
09/22/17
09:15
General news
Euro$ interest rate futures have continued to steady »

Euro$ interest rate…

09:15
09/22/17
09/22
09:15
09/22/17
09:15
General news
Breaking General news story  »

Kansas City Federal…

HDSN

Hudson Technologies

$8.47

-0.79 (-8.53%)

09:14
09/22/17
09/22
09:14
09/22/17
09:14
Recommendations
Hudson Technologies analyst commentary  »

Roth says Hudson…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 16

    Nov

Get Full Fly Access

Breaking market intelligence sent straight to you
Our team of experts analyze every news story and filter out the noise to deliver real-time market moving news.
Up-to-date information on important industry events
Get real-time updates on events that are moving the market—from conferences and calls to syndicate announcements.
News focused on the companies in your portfolio
Create up to 12 portfolios with 150 stocks each, and see how active they are in market news.