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CBS

$60.06

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Abercrombie & Fitch

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-0.3 (-1.94%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades

Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. CBS (CBS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital with analyst Daniel Salmon citing valuation and his belief that the shares will soon begin to trade based on a potential deal with Viacom (VIA, VIAB). 2. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Tiffany Kanaga saying the Abercrombie brand turnaround is yet to gain traction. 3. Twitter (TWTR) downgraded to Negative from Mixed at OTR Global. 4. HP Inc. (HPQ) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies with analyst James Kisner citing valuation and secular challenges for the downgrade. 5. First Solar (FSLR) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie with analyst Gurpreet Gujral citing a lack of catalysts after the company canceled the Series 5 product that was originally scheduled to launch in 2017. 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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Abercrombie & Fitch

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TWTR

Twitter

$18.19

-0.44 (-2.36%)

HPQ

HP Inc.

$15.24

-0.71 (-4.45%)

FSLR

First Solar

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0.28 (0.95%)

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CBS CBS
$60.06

-0.87 (-1.43%)

11/23/16
BMOC
11/23/16
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BMOC
Market Perform
CBS downgraded on valuation, deal outlook at BMO Capital
As noted earlier, BMO Capital downgraded CBS (CBS) to Market Perform from Outperform. Analyst Daniel Salmon downgraded the stock based on valuation and his belief that the shares will soon begin to trade based on a potential deal with Viacom (VIA, VIAB). Target $63.
11/23/16
BMOC
11/23/16
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BMOC
Market Perform
CBS downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
11/14/16
BMUR
11/14/16
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BMUR
Hold
Viacom downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Alan Gould downgraded Viacom (VIAB) to Hold with a fair value estimate for shares of $40. The analyst questions the "true synergies" between Viacom and CBS (CBS) and believes combining the two companies does not maximize value. Viacom closed Friday up 41c to $38.42.
11/15/16
FBRC
11/15/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $44
FBRC
Market Perform
Viacom downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital
FBR Capital analyst Barton Crockett downgraded Viacom (VIAB) to Market Perform saying he sees a better risk/reward in CBS (CBS) until the "merger noise is cleared." The analyst lowered his price target for Viacom shares to $44 from $56.
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch
$15.19

-0.3 (-1.94%)

11/23/16
DBAB
11/23/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $13
DBAB
Sell
Abercrombie & Fitch downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Tiffany Kanaga downgraded Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) to Sell saying the Abercrombie brand turnaround is yet to gain traction. In a research note partially titled "Pre-Thanksgiving Rally Full of Stuffing, Not Meat," Kanaga writes that she expects a "prolonged recovery" for the Abercrombie brand. American Eagle (AEO) remains her preferred way to play the teen apparel space. The analyst cut her price target for Abercrombie shares to $13 from $14. The retailer closed yesterday up 73c to $15.49.
11/21/16
BOFA
11/21/16
NO CHANGE
Target $10
BOFA
Underperform
Abercrombie on track to trigger debt prepayment penalty, says BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Stephen Albert said Abercrombie & Fitch is on track to trigger a mandatory debt prepayment penalty at year end if current business trends continue in Q4. The analyst said Abercrombie could finish 2016 with a Debt/EBITDA raitio of 1.34x, above the 1x ratio that triggers a prepayment penalty equal to 25% of its annual cash flow. The analyst is currently forecasting $47M of free cash flow and said it has cash to fund the dividend near-term, but believes the dividend could be at risk longer-term if trends continue to deteriorate. Albert rates Abercrombie an Underperform and lowered its price target to $10 from $12.
11/21/16
RHCO
11/21/16
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Abercrombie & Fitch outlook remains positive despite miss, says SunTrust
After Abercrombie & Fitch reported weaker than expected Q3 results, SunTrust analyst Pamela Quintiliano blames the miss on traffic weakness and excess cold weather products. However, the analyst believes that the company has "multiple initiatives" which leave it well-positioned to improve in fiscal 2017. The analyst cut her price target on the shares to $19 from $23 and reiterates a Buy rating.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. 3M (MMM) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman with analyst Joe Ritchie saying he believes 3M's "undifferentiated" organic growth driven by Electronics and Energy weakness and margin headwinds will result in shares underperformance. 2. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) downgraded to Underperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital, citing the company's Q3 results and a belief that it faces multiple challenges, including macro, secular, and brand perception issues. 3. BNY Mellon (BK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham. 4. Foot Locker (FL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray with analyst Erinn Murphy saying the stock is "priced for perfection" with the company at peak operating margins. 5. Allegiant Travel (ALGT) downgraded to Peer Perform from Outperform at Wolfe Research with the firm 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.
TWTR Twitter
$18.19

-0.44 (-2.36%)

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OTRG
11/23/16
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OTRG
Negative
Twitter downgraded to Negative from Mixed at OTR Global
OTR Global checks indicate Q4 year-over-year ad spending has deteriorated versus Q3.
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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. Twitter (TWTR) upgraded to Perform from Underperform at Oppenheimer with analyst Jason Helfstein saying the stock's valuation now "properly" reflects the challenging fundamental outlook. 2. Bristol-Myers (BMY) upgraded to Long-Term Buy from Neutral at Hilliard Lyons. 3. Qualcomm (QCOM) upgraded on valuation at BMO Capital with analyst Tim Long saying he is neutral on Qualcomm's acquisition of NXP (NXPI), but he expects Qualcomm's stock to stay in a trading range in the wake of the deal. 4. Level 3 (LVTL) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer with analyst Timothy Horan saying the company has restructured itself in the last few years and now has operational/financial flexibility on free cash flow, with the analyst seeing accelerating growth in 2017. 5. ConocoPhillips (COP) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst Guy Baber saying the company reported "another solid quarter." 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
LOOP
11/10/16
NO CHANGE
Target $151
LOOP
Buy
Netflix price target raised to $151 from $133 at Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst David Miller raised his net subscriber growth assumptions for Netflix (NFLX) in 2017, taking up his domestic streaming net subscriber estimate by the end of 2017 to 53.7M from 53.6M and his end-year international net subscriber estimate to 55.8M from 54.8M. In doing so, he raised all of his income statement metrics and took up his price target accordingly to $151 from $133. Additionally, Miller contends that "simply because Twitter (TWTR) recently broadcast a few NFL games" does not mean Netflix will, or should, move into streaming sports.
11/10/16
LOOP
11/10/16
NO CHANGE
Target $16
LOOP
Hold
Bain departure a loss for Twitter, says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Blake Harper said the departure of COO Adam Bain is a loss for Twitter (TWTR), noting that he is well regarded internally and within the tech and advertising industries. Twitter is now searching for a full time CFO and a head of product and CEO Jack Dorsey continues to serve as full time CEO of Square (SQ) as well, which would "appear to leave its executive team stretched thin," said Harper, who keeps a Hold rating on Twitter shares.
HPQ HP Inc.
$15.24

-0.71 (-4.45%)

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EVER
08/25/16
NO CHANGE
EVER
Micron has positive read through from HP statements, says Evercore ISI
After Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) said, "We are seeing on the horizon some shortages, particularly around LCDs, DRAM, and flash memory.," Evercore ISI analyst C.J. Muse says that the statement is positive for Micron. The analyst keeps a $16 price target and Buy rating on Micron.
11/23/16
JEFF
11/23/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $16.75
JEFF
Hold
HP Inc. downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst James Kisner downgraded HP Inc. to Hold with a $16.75 price target following the company's Q4 results. The analyst cites valuation and secular challenges for the downgrade.
10/14/16
BMUR
10/14/16
NO CHANGE
Target $18
BMUR
Buy
HP Inc. new business model conservative, says Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Ananda Baruah attended the HP, Inc. analyst day and said although it didn't hold any surprises, he believes the company's new long-term business model remains conservative. The analyst said if the company can execute its model its revenue growth will have to be stronger than stated and its guidance must be conservative. Baruah reiterated his Buy rating and $18 price target on HP, Inc. shares.
08/25/16
MAXM
08/25/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $15
MAXM
Hold
HP Inc. downgraded to Hold on pressured printing margins at Maxim
As previously reported, Maxim analyst Nehal Chokshi downgraded HP Inc. to Hold from Buy and lowered his price target to $15 from $17, saying that his analysis points to sustained printing supplies pricing pressure despite the refresh of its printer hardware. Chokshi added that he expects the company to lower its FY17 earnings guidance at its Securities Analyst Meeting in October.
FSLR First Solar
$29.66

0.28 (0.95%)

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11/18/16
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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
UBSW
11/18/16
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Target $25
UBSW
Sell
First Solar downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst Julien Dumoulin-Smith downgraded First Solar to Sell saying the just issued 2017 guidance "is not the trough in expectations." The company's outlook does not "necessarily improve substantially" in 2018 and 2019 could be another peak year as ITC steps down, Dumoulin-Smith tells investors in a research note. The analyst notes that First Solar's structural cash flow "remains quite limited." He cut his price target for the shares to $25 from $45.
11/18/16
ROTH
11/18/16
NO CHANGE
Target $27
ROTH
Neutral
First Solar price target lowered to $27 from $33 at Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Philip Shen lowered his price target for First Solar to $27 from $33 given the uncertainty around earnings power for an extended period of time. The analyst notes that 2017 and the first half of 2018 will represent a transition period with much lower than expected earnings power as the company takes Series 4 capacity offline. He reiterates a Neutral rating on the shares.
11/23/16
MACQ
11/23/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $32.75
MACQ
Neutral
First Solar downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst Gurpreet Gujral downgraded First Solar to Neutral citing a lack of catalysts after the company canceled the Series 5 product that was originally scheduled to launch in 2017. Pulling forward the launch of its Series 6 product to mid-2018 from 2019 is positive for investors in the long term, but First Solar shares lack a catalyst over the nearer term, Gujral tells investors in a research note. The analyst cut his price target for the shares to $32.75 from $57.33. First Solar closed yesterday up 28c to $29.66.

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