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KMB

Kimberly-Clark

$129.96

-1.27 (-0.97%)

, HLX

Helix Energy

$7.09

-0.19 (-2.61%)

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Notable companies reporting before Monday's open

Notable companies reporting before Monday's open, with earnings consensus, include Kimberly-Clark (KMB), consensus $1.55... Helix Energy (HLX), consensus (13c)... Hasbro (HAS), consensus 38c... Halliburton (HAL), consensus 3c.

KMB

Kimberly-Clark

$129.96

-1.27 (-0.97%)

HLX

Helix Energy

$7.09

-0.19 (-2.61%)

HAS

Hasbro

$96.03

0.02 (0.02%)

HAL

Halliburton

$47.06

-0.63 (-1.32%)

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KMB Kimberly-Clark
$129.96

-1.27 (-0.97%)

03/21/17
JPMS
03/21/17
INITIATION
Target $139
JPMS
Neutral
Kimberly-Clark initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Andrea Teixeira started Kimberly-Clark with a Neutral rating and $139 price target.
04/18/17
JEFF
04/18/17
INITIATION
Target $134
JEFF
Hold
Kimberly-Clark initiated with a Hold at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Kevin Grundy started Kimberly-Clark with a Hold rating and $134 price target. The competitive environment is as difficult as it's been in years and emerging markets are unlikely to recover near-term, the analyst contends.
04/10/17
DBAB
04/10/17
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DBAB
Deutsche sees Personal Care stocks giving up recent gains
Deutsche Bank analyst Faiza Alwy expects stocks in the Cosmetics, Household and Personal Care space to give up their recent gains. The market seems to have decided that 3G or Unilever (UN, UL) is interested in acquiring U.S. HPC stocks with the group up 11% year-to-date, Alwy tells investors in a research note. The analyst sees M&A as unlikely in the near-term and points out that interest rates are rising. Alwy keeps Hold ratings on Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Clorox (CLX), Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) and Kimberly-Clark (KMB).
03/10/17
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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. Dollar General (DG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham with the firm's analyst saying the environment has become more difficult since the bullish analyst day last spring. The firm's analyst said shares do not appear to fully factor in sales and margin challenges and sees risk to Street expectations. 2. MEDNAX (MD) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan with analyst Gary Taylor citing valuation following the recent rally in the shares. The analyst says he can't with confidence bump up his $69 price target given the multi-year slowdown of organic growth and its high Medicaid payor exposure. 3. Loxo Oncology (LOXO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Yigal Nochomovitz saying the stock is now fairly valued. The reflect the equity financing in January which expanded the share count and rising R&D spend, the analyst cut his price target for the shares to $45 from $49. He believes, however, that Loxo management is executing the business plan well. 4. Kimberly-Clark (KMB) downgraded to Hold on competition, valuation at Societe Generale with analyst Iain Simpson saying price competition in the U.S. has picked up as P&G is becoming more aggressive with its mid-tier Luvs and competition in Brazil and China remains "tough." The analyst expects cost cutting to drive margins and views cash returns as "robust," but said valuation has caught up with fundamentals. 5. Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman with analyst Salveen Richter saying Ionis has a "lackluster" track record of developing successful drugs and ongoing toxicity across multiple drugs. If volanesorsen is approved for FCS, Richter expects safety/compliance issues and the launch focus on specialists will result in limited returns, similar to drug Kynamro for high cholesterol. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
HLX Helix Energy
$7.09

-0.19 (-2.61%)

04/03/17
TUDR
04/03/17
UPGRADE
TUDR
Buy
Helix Energy upgraded to Buy from Hold at Tudor Pickering
01/09/17
JRCO
01/09/17
DOWNGRADE
JRCO
Hold
Helix Energy downgraded to Hold from Accumulate at Johnson Rice
Johnson Rice downgraded Helix Energy to Hold and lowered its price target to $10 from $12 saying it was surprised by the recent equity offering given the large cash balance. Further, the firm's analyst expects declining floating rig count utilization to continue to put pressure on Helix's well intervention business and limited deepwater completion activity to impact the robotics business during 2017.
02/22/17
JRCO
02/22/17
UPGRADE
Target $10
JRCO
Accumulate
Helix Energy upgraded to Accumulate from Hold at Johnson Rice
Johnson Rice upgraded Helix Energy to Accumulate with a $10 price target citing increased confidence in estimates given visibility on Well Intervention work in the North Sea and successful joint marketing efforts with OneSubsea.
02/21/17
SPHN
02/21/17
UPGRADE
SPHN
Overweight
Helix Energy upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens
HAS Hasbro
$96.03

0.02 (0.02%)

04/04/17
04/04/17
INITIATION

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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Snap (SNAP) initiated with a Neutral due to valuation at BTIG. 2. HP Enterprise (HPE) initiated with a Hold at Berenberg. 3. Hasbro (HAS) initiated with a Neutral at B. Riley. 4. Lionsgate (LGF.A, LGF.B) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord. 5. Vistra Energy (VSTE) initiated with a Peer Perform at Wolfe Research. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
03/14/17
UBSW
03/14/17
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UBSW
Buy
UBS discusses scenarios for hypothetical Mattel/Hasbro merger
UBS analyst Arpine Kocharyan noted market speculation about a potential merger of Hasbro (HAS) and Mattel (MAT). While admitting she has no view on the possibility of a deal happening, she does say there is large equity valuation gap between the two, with Mattel pricing in a potential dividend cut, and expressed her view that industry consolidation could pick up in 2017. Koocharyan maintains her Buy rating on Mattel and Neutral rating on Hasbro shares.
04/04/17
RILY
04/04/17
INITIATION
Target $111
RILY
Neutral
Hasbro initiated with a Neutral at B. Riley
B. Riley analyst Linda Bolton Weiser started Hasbro with a Neutral rating and $111 price target.
02/13/17
02/13/17
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Air Products (APD) reinstated with an Overweight at Barclays. 2. Hasbro (HAS) was initiated with a Buy at Goldman, while Mattel (MAT) was initiated with a Neutral. 3. Jagged Peak Energy (JAG) initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna. 4. Kimbell Royalty Partners (KRP) initiated with a Buy at Wunderlich. 5. HollyFrontier (HFC) reinstated with a Sell at Goldman. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
HAL Halliburton
$47.06

-0.63 (-1.32%)

04/19/17
HSBC
04/19/17
INITIATION
Target $65
HSBC
Buy
Halliburton initiated with a Buy at HSBC
HSBC analyst David Phillips initiated Halliburton with a Buy and a $65 price target saying it stands to gain more than most from the underlying recovery in North America and expects pricing power to return as the market tightens and excess supply is absorbed.
03/07/17
GABE
03/07/17
NO CHANGE
GABE
Buy
Weatherford CEO choice ups chance of eventual Halliburton takeover, says Gabelli
Gabelli analyst Simon Wong said he was "pleasantly surprised" that Weatherford (WFT) appointed former Halliburton (HAL) CFO Mark McCollum as its new President and CEO and he views the selection "very favorably." The analyst, who said he has always believed that Halliburton is the most logical acquirer of Weatherford's portfolio of products, thinks the appointment of McCollum increases the likelihood that Halliburton will buy Weatherford "down the road." Wong has a Buy rating on Weatherford shares.
03/07/17
COWN
03/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $7
COWN
Outperform
Weatherford remains top pick after CEO announcement, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Marc Bianchi noted Weatherford (WFT) has disappointed investors multiple times but he believes the company will be given another chance with its appointment of Mark McCollum as the new CEO. Bianchi sees the appointment of Halliburton's (HAL) former CFO as a net positive and said Weatherford remains a top pick. Bianchi reiterated his Outperform rating and $7 price target on Weatherford shares, which are up more than 15% to $6.80 in pre-market trading.
04/19/17
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. ING Group (ING) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. 2. T-Mobile (TMUS) was initiated with a Buy at SunTrust while Sprint (S), Verizon (VZ), and AT&T (T) were initiated with a Hold. 3. DXC Technology (DXC) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan. 4. LendingClub (LC) coverage resumed with a Hold at Stifel. 5. Halliburton (HAL) and Schlumberger (SLB) were initiated with a Buy at HSBC while Baker Hughes (BHI) was initiated with a Hold. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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LUNA

Luna Innovations

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DMPI

DelMar Pharmaceuticals

$1.12

0.0294 (2.70%)

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