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AMTD

TD Ameritrade

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TD Ameritrade upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill

BofA/Merrill analyst Michael Carrier upgraded TD Ameritrade (AMTD) to Buy and raised its price target to $43 from $33. The analyst sees upside from higher interest rates given TD Ameritrade's exposure to the curve and from other strategic factors including M&A activity and/or competitive/pricing. Carrier said M&A speculation in the space is picking up and said its plausible for TD Ameritrade to acquire privately held Scottrade and/or E-Trade (ETFC).

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-0.01 (-0.03%)

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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Apache (APA) initiated with a Neutral at MUFG. 2. Marriott (MAR) was initiated with a Buy at Goldman while the firm initiated La Quinta (LQ) with a Sell. Goldman also initiated Red Rock Resorts (RRR), Hyatt (H), and Wyndham (WYN) with a Neutral. 3. Charles Schwab (SCHW) was initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley while the firm initiated E-Trade (ETFC) and TD Ameritrade (AMTD) with an Equal Weight. 4. Valvoline (VVV) initiated with a Buy at Seaport Global. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/30/16
RHCO
09/30/16
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RHCO
TD Ameritrade Scottrade acquisition could be up to 10% accretive, says SunTrust
After news outlets reported that TD Ameritrade is considering buying Scottrade, SunTrust analyst Douglas Mewhirter estimates that the acquisition would be up to 10% accretive to TD Amertrade's fiscal 2017 EPS. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on TD Ameritrade.
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WELS
09/30/16
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WELS
Multiple companies could pursue Scottrade, says Wells Fargo
After Bloomberg reported that Scottrade is working with an adviser to explore selling itself, and the article mentioned Ameritrade (AMTD) as a potential suitor, Wells Fargo says that Charles Schwab (SCHW) and E-Trade (ETFC) could "also have interest" in Scottrade. The firm says that the deal could be accretive by double digit percentage levels for all of the potential suitors named. However, ti says that Ameritrade "may be the most logical buyer," since E-Trade just closed on an acquisition and Schwab has sought to place less emphasis trading. The firm keeps an Outperform rating on E-Trade and Market Perform ratings on Schwab and TD Ameritrade.
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SBSH
09/30/16
NO CHANGE
Target $31.5
SBSH
Neutral
Citi 'inclined to fade' September rally in TD Ameritrade
Citi analyst William Katz attributes the 5% September rally in shares of TD Ameritrade (AMTD) to speculation around a possible acquisition of E-Trade (ETFC). The rally in the shares likely discounts the earnings accretion from such a merger, Katz tells investors in a research note. He believes TD Ameritrade shares at current levels leave "no room for a bad outcome," which he defines as the company deciding not to pursue the deal or E-Trade acquiring Scottrade. As such, Katz says he's "inclined to fade the rally" in TD Ameritrade. The analyst has a Neutral rating on the shares with a $31.50 price target. TD Ameritrade is up 2% in early trading to $35.08.

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