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WSO

Watsco

$146.16

-1.35 (-0.92%)

, UTX

United Technologies

$108.84

0.39 (0.36%)

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Watsco to acquire additional ownership in joint venture with Carrier

Watsco (WSO) announced that it has acquired an additional 10% ownership interest in Carrier Enterprise Northeast, a joint venture with Carrier Corporation, a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies (UTX). The transaction raises Watsco's ownership stake to 70%. Consideration was approximately $43M and was paid in cash. The joint venture has sales of approximately $500M in two countries, including 43 locations in the northeastern U.S. and 12 locations in Mexico, offering a variety of products manufactured by Carrier along with approximately 25,000 other SKUs.

WSO

Watsco

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-1.35 (-0.92%)

UTX

United Technologies

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0.39 (0.36%)

WSO Watsco
$146.16

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GHSC
07/25/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $150
GHSC
Neutral
Watsco downgraded to Neutral from Accumulate at Seaport Global
Seaport Global analyst Walt Liptak downgraded Watsco to Neutral and lowered estimates following the disappointing Q2 report and a weakened 2016 outlook. The analyst maintained his $150 price target but does not expects Watsco to make up the Q2 sales deceleration in 2H 2016.
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Outperform
Beacon Roofing selloff brings buying opportunity, says William Blair
William Blair analyst Ryan Merkel views the 9% pullback in shares of Beacon Roofing Supply (BECN) over the past two weeks as overdone. After speaking to management, the analyst attributes the stock weakness to fears of new construction peaking. Only about 10% of Beacon's sales are tied to new construction, however, with 90% tied to replacement, Merkel tells investors in a research note. He notes the company's close peers, Watsco (WSO) and Pool Corp. (POOL), have sold off far less. Merkel adds that his firm's roofing surveys indicate that fundamentals remain healthy and there has been no noticeable slowdown. He sees a good buying opportunity at current levels and keeps an Outperform rating on Beacon.
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10/14/16
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Watsco upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow
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Target $170

Buy
Watsco upgraded to Buy followng checks at Longbow
As previously reported, Longbow upgraded Watsco to Buy from Neutral and established a $170 price target. Analyst Chris Dankert's checks indicate Watsco has exceeded already high Q3 expectations despite difficult comps and raised his forecast to +14% year-over-year growth versus +10% prior. Given the recent pullback in shares combined with the sales acceleration, Dankert recommends buying Watsco for what should be a near-term beat to expectations and also a long runway for sales growth and EBIT margin expansion.
UTX United Technologies
$108.84

0.39 (0.36%)

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United Technologies initiated with a Neutral at Baird
Baird analyst Peter.Arment initiated United Technologies with a Neutral and a $110 price target.
10/10/16
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10/10/16
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United Technologies downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi
Citi analyst Jason Gursky downgraded United Technologies to Neutral saying he sees three issues limiting share upside over the next twelve-plus months. Gursky believes 2017 consensus estimates are too high and that management is likely to reduce its 2020 targets at March's annual investor day. Further, he highlights manufacturing issues on the new GTF engine. The analyst cut his price target for the shares to $109 from $115.
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