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RAD

Rite Aid

$8.05

0.29 (3.74%)

, WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance

$85.53

0.18 (0.21%)

17:34
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FTC moves staff off Walgreens-Rite Aid review, CTFN says

FTC staff members have been moved from working on the Walgreens (WBA)-Rite Aid (RAD) merger to the Sherwin-Williams (SHW)-Valspar (VAL) deal, CTFN reported, citing senior antitrust attorneys. Reference Link

RAD

Rite Aid

$8.05

0.29 (3.74%)

WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance

$85.53

0.18 (0.21%)

SHW

Sherwin-Williams

$276.32

2.3 (0.84%)

VAL

Valspar

$102.23

0.61 (0.60%)

RAD Rite Aid
$8.05

0.29 (3.74%)

10/20/16
DBAB
10/20/16
NO CHANGE
Target $88
DBAB
Buy
Deutsche still sees positive outcome for Walgreens, Rite Aid deal
Deutsche Bank analyst George Hill continues to expect Walgreens Boots Alliance's (WBA) acquisition of Rite Aid (RAD) to have a positive outcome. The analyst notes, however, that he'd be less positive on Walgreens with no deal, saying the promises the company made to its new pharmacy benefit managers partners around the ability to expand its network would be much harder to execute if the deal does not close. Hill keeps a Buy rating on Walgreens but lowered his price target for the shares to $88 from 94.
11/08/16
LEER
11/08/16
NO CHANGE
Target $90
LEER
Outperform
Walgreens Boots Alliance price target lowered to $90 from $95 at Leerink
Leerink analyst David Larsen lowered his price target for Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) to $90 from $95, noting that he is negatively surprised that Rite Aid (RAD) is expected to add just 5c-12c to 2017 EPS, and also somewhat concerned that 2017 is expected to be a back-half loaded year. Furthermore, the analyst is slightly more cautious on Rite Aid deal's odds, but sees about 65% chance of it closing. Larsen reiterates an Outperform rating on Walgreens Boots Alliance's shares.
11/09/16
DBAB
11/09/16
NO CHANGE
Target $88
DBAB
Buy
Deutsche still expects Walgreens, Rite Aid deal to close
After speaking to private equity executives, Deutsche Bank analyst George Hill continues to expect Walgreens Boots Alliance's acquisition of Rite Aid (RAD) to be completed. The analyst says the conversations support his belief that most of the divested stores will go to strategic buyers, which he thinks is the FTC preference. Hill has a Buy rating on Walgreens with an $88 price target.
11/15/16
LEER
11/15/16
NO CHANGE
Target $85
LEER
Outperform
CVS Health price target lowered to $85 from $105 at Leerink
Leerink analyst David Larsen lowered his price target for CVS Health (CVS) to $85 from $105 as he is incrementally more cautious on the company. Conversely, the analyst is incrementally more positive on Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and believes its deal with Rite Aid (RAD) deal is more likely to go through with Trump as President. Nonetheless, Larsen believes that 2017 is largely a re-set year for CVS Health, and expects the business to return to more robust growth in 2018 and beyond. He reiterates an Outperform rating on CVS Health's shares.
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance
$85.53

0.18 (0.21%)

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JEFF
11/08/16
NO CHANGE
Target $95
JEFF
Buy
Walgreens could benefit from drug pricing pressure, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Brian Tanquilut says concerns about the impact of decelerating branded drug price inflation on the pharma supply chain do not necessarily apply to Walgreens Boots Alliance. The company could actually benefit, Tanquilut tells investors in a research note. 85% of the drugs dispensed by Walgreens are generic medications and any semblance of price deflation in that category of drugs should translate into margin expansion opportunities for the company, the analyst contends. He remains bullish on shares of Walgreens with a Buy rating and $95 price target.
SHW Sherwin-Williams
$276.32

2.3 (0.84%)

11/08/16
11/08/16
UPGRADE
Target $290

Buy
Sherwin-Williams upgraded to Buy on valuation at Evercore ISI
As previously reported, Evercore ISI upgraded Sherwin-Williams to Buy from Hold. Analyst Greg Melich said share underperformance for the past year provides favorable risk/reward and expects the closure of the Valspar deal and resumption of buybacks to lead to over $14 per share in earnings next year, versus consensus of $13.70. Melich said he likes Sherwin's steady growth and high RNOA in a volatile, slow growth world.
11/08/16
EVER
11/08/16
UPGRADE
EVER
Buy
Sherwin-Williams upgraded to Buy from Hold at Evercore ISI
10/10/16
ARGS
10/10/16
UPGRADE
ARGS
Buy
Sherwin-Williams upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
Argus analyst Jim Kelleher upgraded Sherwin-Williams to Buy primarily on the valuation following the pullback in shares with a $300 price target on shares. Kelleher said Sherwin-Williams is well-positioned as the housing recovery matures, home owners seek to improve the value of existing homes, and contractors build high-quality new homes.
11/29/16
ATLE
11/29/16
INITIATION
Target $325
ATLE
Overweight
Sherwin-Williams initiated with an Overweight at Atlantic Equities
Atlantic Equities analyst Colin Isaac initiated Sherwin-Williams with an Overweight and a $325 price target.
VAL Valspar
$102.23

0.61 (0.60%)

03/22/16
FBCO
03/22/16
UPGRADE
FBCO
Neutral
Valspar upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Christopher Parkinson assumed coverage on Valspar with a Neutral rating from an Underperform rating. The analyst expects the acquisition by Sherwin-Willams (SHW) to go through and said an "over the top" bid is unlikely.
03/22/16
RBCM
03/22/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Sherwin-Williams deal positive, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital is upbeat on Sherwin-Williams' (SHW) acquisition of Valspar (VAL), saying that the deal "is highly complementary and synergistic," should be accretive, and "should be approved with minimal divestitures." RBC raised its price target on Sherwin-Williams to $337 from $315 and keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.
03/22/16
LBOW
03/22/16
DOWNGRADE
LBOW
Neutral
Valspar downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Longbow
Valspar (VAL) is being acquried by Sherwin-Williams (SHW) for $113 per share.
03/22/16
NRCS
03/22/16
DOWNGRADE
NRCS
Neutral
Valspar downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Northcoast
Valspar (VAL) is being acquired by Sherwin-Williams (SHW) for $113 per share.

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