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GS

Goldman Sachs

$242.89

-2.01 (-0.82%)

, CMA

Comerica

$69.54

-0.73 (-1.04%)

06:23
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01/10
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06:23

Goldman Sachs downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi

Citi analyst Keith Horowitz downgraded Goldman Sachs (GS) to Sell with a $225 price target, representing 6% downside from current levels. While higher interest rates benefit fixed income trading, the path is "relatively uncertain and the bar is relatively high" for Goldman, Horowitz tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes U.S. bank stocks do not offer compelling risk/reward profiles following the recent rally. Horowitz this morning also downgraded Comerica (CMA) to Sell while keeping Buy ratings on Wells Fargo (WFC) and Bank of America (BAC).

GS

Goldman Sachs

$242.89

-2.01 (-0.82%)

CMA

Comerica

$69.54

-0.73 (-1.04%)

WFC

Wells Fargo

$54.24

-0.8 (-1.45%)

BAC

Bank of America

$22.55

-0.13 (-0.57%)

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GS Goldman Sachs
$242.89

-2.01 (-0.82%)

01/06/17
UBSW
01/06/17
NO CHANGE
Target $285
UBSW
Buy
Goldman Sachs price target raised to $285 from $234 at UBS
UBS analyst Brennan Hawken raised his price target on Goldman Sachs $285 from $234 citing its earnings power and expectations for the bank to take market share as the revenue environment improves. Hawken reiterated his Buy rating on Goldman Sachs shares.
12/21/16
ATLE
12/21/16
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ATLE
Neutral
Goldman Sachs downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities
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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. Procter & Gamble (PG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst Astrachan citing "recent negative FX movement, moderate anticipated input cost inflation, and continued heightened geopolitical uncertainty." 2. JetBlue (JBLU) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James with analyst Savanthi Syth saying shares will be range bound near-term due to RASM pressures from capacity growth new market expansion, and increased cost inflation. 3. Barrick Gold (ABX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at TD Securities analyst Greg Barnes saying shares have significantly outperformed in 2016 and sees fewer company-specific catalysts in 2017. 4. New York Community Bancorp (NYCB) and Astoria Financial (AF) were downgraded to Underperform at FBR Capital. 5. Goldman Sachs (GS) and U.S. Bancorp (USB) were downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/21/16
12/21/16
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Target $240

Neutral
Goldman Sachs downgraded due to valuation at Atlantic Equities
As previously reported, Atlantic Equities downgraded Goldman Sachs to Neutral from Overweight. Analyst Christopher Wheeler said Goldman will be a major beneficiary of a better tone to capital markets post-election but said shares have rallied strongly through his $240 price target.
CMA Comerica
$69.54

-0.73 (-1.04%)

12/19/16
12/19/16
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Equal Weight
KeyCorp downgraded to Equal Weight at Stephens
As previously reported, Stephens analyst Terry McEvoy downgraded KeyCorp (KEY) to Equal Weight from Overweight to reflect four total rate hikes occurring in the first and third quarter of 2017 and 2018. Additionally, the analyst says he currently believes that capital, corporate taxes and liquidity requirements are the most likely benefits from the new administration. Conversely, McEvoy upgraded Comerica (CMA) to Overweight from Equal Weight.
01/04/17
01/04/17
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Comerica's Texas index improves for second consecutive month
Comerica Bank's Texas Economic Activity Index advanced by 0.4% points in October to a level of 91.0. October's index reading is 18 points, or 25%, above the index cyclical low of 72.8. The index averaged 97.5 points for all of 2015, seven and one-half points below the average for full-year 2014. September's index reading was 90.6. Six out of eight index components were positive in October. nonfarm employment, state exports, unemployment insurance claims (inverted), rig count, home prices and hotel occupancy. Housing starts eased in October for the third consecutive month. State sales tax revenue eased as well. Job growth appears to be stabilizing for Texas, with gains seen for the last eight consecutive months.
12/29/16
PIPR
12/29/16
NO CHANGE
Target $71
PIPR
Neutral
Comerica estimates raised on higher rates at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Brett Rabatin raised his estimates for Comerica to reflect his firm's assumption of 75 basis points in Fed rate hikes over the next year. The analyst upped his FY17 and FY18 earnings per share estimates to $4.32 and $5.10, which are essentially the high on the Street. Rabatin moved his price target for Comerica shares to $71 from $68. He keeps a Neutral rating on the stock, however, noting that he prefers "other faster growth, asset sensitive names."
01/05/17
JPMS
01/05/17
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Target $80
JPMS
Overweight
Comerica upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Steven Alexopoulos upgraded Comerica to Overweight saying the company benefits more from rising interest rates than the typical bank. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $80 from $53.
WFC Wells Fargo
$54.24

-0.8 (-1.45%)

12/05/16
BARD
12/05/16
NO CHANGE
BARD
Baird suggests booking banking stock gains at current levels
Baird is telling investors to book banking stock gains at current levels as the shares are already discounting significant fundamental improvement in 2017 and 2018. The firm has raised estimates on its banking coverage to reflect benefits from rate increases and sees slight upside if corporate tax rates are lowered, but they remain skeptical the economy can absorb significant Fed tightening without slowing.
01/03/17
BARD
01/03/17
NO CHANGE
Target $58
BARD
Outperform
Wells Fargo a favorite bank to buy on weakness at Baird
Baird analyst David George believes the risk/reward for the banks is not attractive, as he thinks the increase in interest rates is already discounted into banking shares as investor sentiment is pervasively bullish, which has resulted in a poor setup for the banks heading into 2017. However, he would be a buyer of Wells Fargo on any weakness. George maintained his Outperform rating and $58 price target on Wells Fargo shares.
12/14/16
JPMS
12/14/16
NO CHANGE
JPMS
Neutral
JPMorgan views Wells Fargo's Resolution Plan failure as significant
The failure of Wells Fargo's Resolution Plan is a "significant" issue with the potential for "material" consequences if Wells does not pass the next submission in March 2017, JPMorgan analyst Vivek Juneja tells investors in a research note. This adds to other issues that surfaced this week for Wells, including Prudential Financial no longer distributing insurance policies through Wells and FINRA opening up a hotline for the bank's brokers who were fired to report issues related to improper termination, the analyst contends. Juneja believes the issues add to Wells' reputational challenges and will likely pressure earnings by increasing expenses. He keeps a Neutral rating on the shares.
12/12/16
OPCO
12/12/16
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Outperform
Opco says 'let the bet ride' on bank stocks, ups price targets
Oppenheimer analyst Chris Kotowski says that while "one cannot remain as bullish on the group as when the stocks were cheap," investors should "let the bet ride" on bank stocks. The analyst maintains a "somewhat overweight stance" on the space, but points out the shares are getting more fully valued. Kotowski's favorite names remain Bank of America (BAC), Citi (C), CIT Group (CIT) and Goldman Sachs (GS). He raised his price target for Bank of America to $25 from $19, for Citi to $72 from $65 and for Goldman to $252 from $228.
BAC Bank of America
$22.55

-0.13 (-0.57%)

12/21/16
ATLE
12/21/16
UPGRADE
Target $25
ATLE
Overweight
Bank of America upgraded due rising rates, lower taxes at Atlantic Equities
As previously reported, Atlantic Equities upgraded Bank of America to Overweight from Neutral with a $25 price target. Analyst Christopher Wheeler said Bank of America will be a major beneficiary of rising rates, strong capital markets, and potentially lower tax rates.
12/21/16
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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. Sunoco (SUN) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst John Edwards saying valuation is "underappreciated" and said a dividend cut is unlikely given options available for Sunoco and Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) to execute before reducing payouts. 2. BP (BP) and Statoil (STO) were upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS. 3. Citi (C) and Bank of America (BAC) were upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities while Morgan Stanley (MS) was upgraded to Neutral from Underweight. 4. Air Products (APD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Monness Crespi with the firm saying it thinks that Air Products will benefit from consolidation in the industry. It says that Air Products' balance sheet will enable it to "easily bid on and win new projects" and exploit divestitures in the sector. 5. Monster Beverage (MNST) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Kevin Grundy calling the stock his top large cap growth pick in Consumer Products. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/21/16
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12/21/16
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Bank of America upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities
01/09/17
WELS
01/09/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Bank of America added to Priority Stock List at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo added Bank of America to its Priority Stock List and identifies it as its top pick among large cap banks. The firm has "growing confidence" that the bank can benefit from multiple catalysts, including higher rates, prudent balance sheet growth, capital market improvement, and cost reductions.

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Daseke

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Endocyte

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Sangamo

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PepsiCo

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Ford

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Deutsche Bank

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Crawford & Company Inc.

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TGTX

TG Therapeutics

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