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Wells Fargo

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WFC Wells Fargo
$53.50

1.35 (2.59%)

04/12/17
04/12/17
DOWNGRADE

Sell
Wells Fargo downgraded to Sell at Rafferty Capital
As previously reported, Rafferty Capital analyst Richard Bove downgraded Wells Fargo to Sell from Hold. Bove does not expect bank stocks in general to do well for months and he thinks on Wells specifically that its Directors report indicates that the company is in the midst of a multi-year re-structuring process. Bove lowered his 12-month price target range for Wells Fargo shares to $46-$60 from $52-$68.
04/12/17
04/12/17
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Wells Fargo (WFC) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Rafferty Capital with analyst Richard Bove saying he does not expect bank stocks in general to do well for months and he thinks on Wells specifically that its Directors report indicates that the company is in the midst of a multi-year re-structuring process. Bove lowered his 12-month price target range for Wells Fargo shares to $46-$60 from $52-$68. 2. Tractor Supply (TSCO) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens and to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan. 3. Avinger (AVGR) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer with analyst Steven Lichtman downgraded Avinger (AVGR) to Perform from Outperform after its Q1 sales came in below estimates on lower than expected Pantheris utilization and following the company's announcement that it plans to reduce its workforce by 33%, while pursuing strategic alternatives, including a capital raise from strategic investors, OUS partnerships, or a merger/sale. 4. Louisiana-Pacific (LPX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham with the firm citing recent share strength that has made risk/reward more balanced. 5. LVMH (LVMUY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Societe Generale with analyst Thierry Cota citing a lack of upside following the stock's recent rally. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
04/13/17
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04/13/17
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Neutral
Piper sees Wells Fargo underperforming peers today on 'lower quality' earnings
Piper Jaffray analyst Kevin Barker estimates operating earnings of 98c per share at Wells Fargo (WFC) in Q1 after adjusting for tax and hedging, also noting that its net interest margin was flat despite the increase in rates and that its efficiency ratio jumped "well above" the bank's long-term target. Citing what he views as "lower quality" earnings, Barker expects Wells Fargo shares to underperform peers today. JPMorgan (JPM), Citi (C) and PNC Financial (PNC) all also reported results this morning. Barker keeps a Neutral rating on Wells Fargo shares.
04/13/17
NOMU
04/13/17
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NOMU
'Many think Wells Fargo EPS came in below expectations, says Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Bill Carcache says that "many investors" believe that Wells Fargo's Q1 EPS came in below expectations, given the 3c per share in reserve releases and the 7c per share profit it realized on "market-sensitive revenues" it reported. The analyst says that the "Results were characterized by softer- than-expected top-line growth, higher expenses, and lower provision." He notes that Wells Fargo, like JPMorgan (JPM) and Citi (C), reported slower loan growth. However, he keeps a Buy rating on Wells Fargo.

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