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RDS.A

Royal Dutch Shell

$50.75

0.22 (0.44%)

, GOLF

Acushnet Holdings

$18.85

-0.17 (-0.89%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations

Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) initiated with a Buy at UBS. 2. Acushnet Holdings (GOLF) initiated with a Buy at UBS, a Hold at Deutsche Bank, a Market Perform at Wells Fargo, a Buy at SunTrust, an Overweight at KeyBanc, a Buy at Nomura, a Neutral at JPMorgan, a Buy at Jefferies, an Outperform at Raymond James, a Neutral at Credit Suisse, and an Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 3. BlackLine (BL) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman, an Outperform at Baird, a Neutral at JPMorgan, an Overweight at Pacific Crest, an Outperform at Raymond James, and an Outperform at William Blair. 4. Quantenna Communications (QNTA) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank, an Overweight at Barclays, an Outperform at William Blair, a Buy at Needham, a Buy at Roth Capital, and an Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 5. Chubb (CB) initiated with a Buy at Citi. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

RDS.A

Royal Dutch Shell

$50.75

0.22 (0.44%)

GOLF

Acushnet Holdings

$18.85

-0.17 (-0.89%)

BL

BlackLine

$27.75

0.22 (0.80%)

QNTA

Quanta Capital Hldgs

CB

Chubb

$127.38

0.33 (0.26%)

  • 30

    Nov

RDS.A Royal Dutch Shell
$50.75

0.22 (0.44%)

11/22/16
UBSW
11/22/16
INITIATION
UBSW
Buy
Royal Dutch Shell initiated with a Buy at UBS
10/14/16
ADAM
10/14/16
DOWNGRADE
ADAM
Sell
Royal Dutch Shell downgraded to Sell from Hold At Canaccord
Canaccord downgraded Royal Dutch Shell to Sell from Hold based on the gap between the average free cash flow generation of Shell over the past two decades and the medium-term target. Canaccord said the company would require at least a five-fold improvement from the 20-year average and a ten-fold improvement from the 10 year average to make its medium-term goals.
10/14/16
10/14/16
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. Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Canaccord with the firm citing the gap between the average free cash flow generation of Shell over the past two decades and the medium-term target. 2. bluebird bio (BLUE) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Cantor with analyst Elemer Piros saying he sees a lack of catalysts as he does not expect data to be announced at this year's American Society of Hematology conference to de-risk the hemoglobinopathy programs. 3. Fluor (FLR) downgraded to Neutral from Accumulate at Seaport Global with analyst Ryan Cassil citing persistently weaker global macroeconomic trends and expectations for a continuation of weaker project activity in 2017. 4. Boston Beer (SAM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Berenberg. 5. Estee Lauder (EL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray after the firm's semi-annual proprietary "Taking Stock With Teens" survey. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/02/16
JPMS
11/02/16
UPGRADE
JPMS
Overweight
Royal Dutch Shell upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Christyan Malek upgraded Royal Dutch Shell to Overweight.
GOLF Acushnet Holdings
$18.85

-0.17 (-0.89%)

11/22/16
FBCO
11/22/16
INITIATION
Target $20
FBCO
Neutral
Acushnet Holdings initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Christian Buss initiated Acushnet Holdings with a Neutral and a $20 price target.
11/22/16
RAJA
11/22/16
INITIATION
Target $22
RAJA
Outperform
Acushnet Holdings initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Daniel Wewer initiated Acushnet Holdings with an Outperform and a $22 price target.
11/22/16
JEFF
11/22/16
INITIATION
Target $25
JEFF
Buy
Acushnet Holdings initiated with a Buy at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Randal Konik started Acushnet Holdings with a Buy rating and $25 price target. The company should see "steady growth" as it gains market share and benefits from an improving industry backdrop, Konik tells investors in a research note.
11/22/16
MSCO
11/22/16
INITIATION
Target $24
MSCO
Overweight
Acushnet Holdings initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Kimberly Greenberger initiated Acushnet Holdings with an Overweight and a $24 price target.
BL BlackLine
$27.75

0.22 (0.80%)

11/22/16
RAJA
11/22/16
INITIATION
Target $31
RAJA
Outperform
BlackLine initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Terry Tilman initiated BlackLine with an Outperform and a $31 price target given its ability to monetize secular changes associated with modernizing accounting and finance operations and to capitalize as a leading player in cloud-based accounting automation and optimization solutions.
11/22/16
11/22/16
INITIATION
Target $31

Overweight
BlackLine initiated with an Overweight at Pacific Crest
Pacific Crest analyst Brent Bracelin started BlackLine with an Overweight rating and $31 price target.
11/22/16
JPMS
11/22/16
INITIATION
Target $27
JPMS
Neutral
BlackLine initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Mark Murphy started BlackLine with a Neutral rating and $27 price target.
11/22/16
WBLR
11/22/16
INITIATION
WBLR
Outperform
BlackLine initiated with an Outperform at William Blair
William Blair analyst Bhavan Suri started BlackLine with an Outperform rating. The company's "rapid" penetration of the enterprise market represents "strong" validation of its value proposition, Suri tells investors in a research note.
QNTA Quanta Capital Hldgs

CB Chubb
$127.38

0.33 (0.26%)

11/22/16
SBSH
11/22/16
INITIATION
Target $147
SBSH
Buy
Chubb initiated with a Buy at Citi
Citi analyst James Naklicki started Chubb with a Buy rating and $147 price target. The analyst expects accretion from the legacy Chubb deal to boost earnings by about 3%-4% annually through 2018. This should allow the company to "weather the softening" U.S. commercial pricing environment better than competitors, Naklicki tells investors in a research note.
11/17/16
WBLR
11/17/16
DOWNGRADE
WBLR
Underperform
Chubb downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at William Blair
William Blair analyst Adam Klauber downgraded Chubb to Underperform saying investors should take a more cautious approach to most commercial Property & Casualty Insurance stocks in the near term. The analyst expects underwriting margins to contract and lead to lower earnings in 2017 and 2018.
11/15/16
GSCO
11/15/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $133
GSCO
Neutral
Chubb downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
Goldman analyst Michael Nannizzi downgraded Chubb to Neutral and lowered its price target to $133 from $140. The analyst said Chubb has been the beneficiary of low rates and given share outperformance and the prospects of rising interest rates, expects investors to rotate towards interest-rate sensitive names.
07/11/16
BMOC
07/11/16
DOWNGRADE
BMOC
Market Perform
Chubb downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital

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