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RDS.A

Royal Dutch Shell

$49.43

-0.75 (-1.49%)

, RDS.B

Royal Dutch Shell

$52.31

-1.09 (-2.04%)

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Shell weighs disposal of Iraq oil assets, Reuters reports

Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) is weighing selling out of its oil fields in Iraq as part of its efforts to dispose of $30B in assets globally, Reuters reports, citing industry sources. The company is aiming to cut down its vast oil and gas portfolio after the $54B acquisition of BG Group (BRGYY) in February, the report says. Reference Link

RDS.A

Royal Dutch Shell

$49.43

-0.75 (-1.49%)

RDS.B

Royal Dutch Shell

$52.31

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BRGYY

BG Group

RDS.A Royal Dutch Shell
$49.43

-0.75 (-1.49%)

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Royal Dutch Shell initiated with a Buy at UBS
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11/02/16
UPGRADE
JPMS
Overweight
Royal Dutch Shell upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Christyan Malek upgraded Royal Dutch Shell to Overweight.
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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. Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Canaccord with the firm citing the gap between the average free cash flow generation of Shell over the past two decades and the medium-term target. 2. bluebird bio (BLUE) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Cantor with analyst Elemer Piros saying he sees a lack of catalysts as he does not expect data to be announced at this year's American Society of Hematology conference to de-risk the hemoglobinopathy programs. 3. Fluor (FLR) downgraded to Neutral from Accumulate at Seaport Global with analyst Ryan Cassil citing persistently weaker global macroeconomic trends and expectations for a continuation of weaker project activity in 2017. 4. Boston Beer (SAM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Berenberg. 5. Estee Lauder (EL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray after the firm's semi-annual proprietary "Taking Stock With Teens" survey. 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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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) initiated with a Buy at UBS. 2. Acushnet Holdings (GOLF) initiated with a Buy at UBS, a Hold at Deutsche Bank, a Market Perform at Wells Fargo, a Buy at SunTrust, an Overweight at KeyBanc, a Buy at Nomura, a Neutral at JPMorgan, a Buy at Jefferies, an Outperform at Raymond James, a Neutral at Credit Suisse, and an Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 3. BlackLine (BL) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman, an Outperform at Baird, a Neutral at JPMorgan, an Overweight at Pacific Crest, an Outperform at Raymond James, and an Outperform at William Blair. 4. Quantenna Communications (QNTA) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank, an Overweight at Barclays, an Outperform at William Blair, a Buy at Needham, a Buy at Roth Capital, and an Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 5. Chubb (CB) initiated with a Buy at Citi. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
RDS.B Royal Dutch Shell
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Royal Dutch Shell downgraded on valuation, debt at RBC Capital
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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. Finisar (FNSR) upgraded to Buy at Craig-Hallum and B. Riley, following the company's Q3 results. Craig-Hallum analyst Richard Shannon was encouraged by guidance in a seasonally difficult part of Finisar's year and believes the company has reached the inflection point he has been waiting for. 2. Diamond Offshore (DO) upgraded to Neutral at Goldman and Piper Jaffray, with analysts citing an improved relative valuation, the company's balance sheet, and liquidity. 3. Cenovus Energy (CVE) upgraded to Conviction Buy at Goldman by analyst Neil Mehta, who cited the company's strong 2017 free cash flows, improving commodity prices, high quality assets, and relative underperformance. 4. Weatherford (WFT) upgraded to Buy at Goldman with analyst Waqar Syed saying Weatherford will be a beneficiary of an expected recovery in US land drilling activity in 2017. He added that investors will benefit from cost cutting and restructuring measures taken over the past two years. 5. Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) upgraded to Conviction Buy at Goldman due to expectations for a growing dividend yield driven by cost cutting, capital discipline, the realization of synergies, and rising oil prices. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
BRGYY BG Group

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On The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: BG Group (BRGYY) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse... Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi... Bill Barrett (BBG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Ladenburg... Brown & Brown (BRO) downgraded to Underweight at Morgan Stanley... Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG... Canadian National (CNI) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... DreamWorks (DWA) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Topeka... FirstMerit (FMER) downgraded at RBC Capital... Gentex (GNTX) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird... Haverty Furniture (HVT) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc... Hercules Technology (HTGC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Compass Point... Horizon Technology (HRZN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... Installed Building downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc... Jarden (JAH) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... K+S (KPLUF) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Berenberg... La-Z-Boy (LZB) downgraded at BB&T... Legacy Reserves (LGCY) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital... Medivation (MDVN) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord... Merck (MRK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Metaldyne Performance (MPG) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird... Pier 1 Imports (PIR) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc... Priceline (PCLN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman... Profire Energy (PFIE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Chardan... Regeneron (REGN) downgraded to Hold at Canaccord... Starwood (HOT) downgraded to Underperform from Outperform at CLSA... Swiss Re (SSREY) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... TSYS (TSS) downgraded to Equal-Weight from Overweight at First Analysis... Talmer Bancorp (TLMR) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... TopBuild (BLD) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc... TripAdvisor (TRIP) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman... VMware (VMW) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Summit Research... W.R. Grace (GRA) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman... WEC Energy (WEC) downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman... Welltower (HCN) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital... Yamana Gold (AUY) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan.
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BG Group downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse downgraded BG Group (BRGYY) to Neutral citing valuation ahead of the Shell (RDS.A) merger.
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On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: 58.com (WUBA) initiated with a Buy at HSBC... ASM International (ASMI) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley... ASML (ASML) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Amazon.com (AMZN) initiated with a Buy at MKM Partners... Amphenol (APH) initiated with a Hold at Drexel Hamilton... Applied Materials (AMAT) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Ardmore Shipping (ASC) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank... Axsome Therapies (AXSM) initiated with a Buy at Cantor... BG Group (BRGYY) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA... BP (BP) initiated with a Buy at CLSA... Babcock & Wilcox (BW) initiated with a Buy at Sidoti... Build-A-Bear (BBW) initiated with an Equal Weight at Stephens... C.H. Robinson (CHRW) initiated with a Neutral at Buckingham... Check Point (CHKP) initiated with a Hold at Evercore ISI... Chevron (CVX) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA... ConocoPhillips (COP) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA... Constellation Brands (STZ) initiated with a Neutral at UBS... Cypress Semiconductor (CY) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer... Diamondback Energy (FANG) initiated with a Neutral at UBS... Duluth Holdings (DLTH) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital... Enbridge (ENB) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan... Exxon Mobil (XOM) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA... FireEye (FEYE) initiated with a Buy at Evercore ISI... Hess Corp. (HES) initiated with a Buy at CLSA... Hub Group (HUBG) initiated with a Neutral at Buckingham... Integrated Device (IDTI) initiated with an Overweight at Pacific Crest... IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) reinstated with an Overweight at Barclays... JD.com (JD) initiated with a Buy at MKM Partners... Lam Research (LRCX) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Landstar System (LSTR) initiated with a Neutral at Buckingham... Lionsgate (LGF) initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein... Occidental Petroleum (OXY) initiated with a Buy at CLSA... Palo Alto (PANW) initiated with a Buy at Evercore ISI... Parsley Energy (PE) initiated with a Buy at UBS... Petrobras (PBR) initiated with an Underperform at CLSA... Post Holdings (POST) initiated with a Hold at BB&T... Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA... Spectrum Brands (SPB) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James... Splunk (SPLK) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim... Statoil (STO) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA... Total (TOT) initiated with a Buy at CLSA... TowerJazz (TSEM) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer... TransCanada (TRP) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan.
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LYON
Outperform
BG Group initiated with an Outperform at CLSA

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