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DRI

Darden

$73.30

0.42 (0.58%)

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Darden upgraded to Buy on sustained growth at Guggenheim

As previously reported, Guggenheim upgraded Darden to Buy from Neutral with an $88 price target. Analyst Matthew DeFrisco has increased confidence in sustained top and bottom line outperformance and notes Olive Garden same-store-sales have remained meaningfully positive over the last 4 months, outpacing the casual dining sector by 350bps. The analyst said Olive Garden remodel and bar refresh initiatives are prudent and shorter in nature compared to peers, and Delivery represents the next phase of off-premise sales.

DRI Darden
$73.30

0.42 (0.58%)

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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. Intel (INTC) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Blayne Curtis citing better PC trends and a "compelling relative valuation." 2. Ruth's Hospitality (RUTH was upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James and the firm upgraded Darden (DRI) to Market Perform from Underperform. 3. Cousins Properties (CUZ) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Stifel with analyst John Guinee citing valuation. 4. FirstEnergy (FE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Evercore ISI and to Neutral from Sell at Citi. 5. Prologis (PLD) upgraded to Equalweight from Underweight at Capital One and to Buy from Hold at Evercore ISI. 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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MAXM
11/28/16
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Target $74
MAXM
Hold
Darden downgraded to Hold from Buy at Maxim
Maxim analyst Stephen Anderson downgraded Darden to Hold from Buy as he believes the shares to be fairly valued following the 23% rally from their early October low. The analyst, who still expect Darden to outperform its peers on comp performance as the Olive Garden turnaround gains further traction, maintains a $74 price target on the stock.
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FBCO
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Target $72
FBCO
Neutral
Darden downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Jason West downgraded Darden to Neutral and raised its price target to $72 from $69 citing valuation and sees limited room for further upside.
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GUGG
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GUGG
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Darden upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim

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