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GIS

General Mills

$62.66

0.58 (0.93%)

09:06
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General Mills, the USDA and Xerces Society to invest $4M in pollinator habitat

General Mills, the Xerces Society, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a five-year, $4M financial commitment between General Mills and USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service providing technical assistance to plant and protect pollinator habitat, such as native wildflower field edges and flowering hedgerows. Through 2021, this partnership will help to plant over 100,000 acres of pollinator habitat.

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GIS General Mills
$62.66

0.58 (0.93%)

07/07/16
JEFF
07/07/16
NO CHANGE
Target $56
JEFF
Buy
Jefferies thinks other WhiteWave bidders could emerge
The 24% premium Danone (DANOY) paid for WhiteWave Foods (WWAV) is below the 30% premium typically seen in takeout bids, Jefferies analyst Akshay Jagdale tells investors in a research note. Further, WhiteWave has widely been considered a buyout candidate with several potential suitors, including General Mills (GIS), PepsiCo (PEP) and Coca-Cola (KO), the analyst adds. As such, he thinks other potential bidders could enter the fray. Jagdale raised his price target for WhiteWave to $56 from $53 and keeps a Buy rating on the name. The company is trading up 19%, or $8.87, to $56.30 in pre-market trading after agreeing to be acquired by Danone for $56.25 per share.
09/12/16
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GSCO
Goldman sees modest risk from looming rate hike for Consumer Staples
Goldman analysts led by Judy Hong said the potential for rising yields pose downside risk to valuations across the Consumer Staples group and growth is becoming more difficult due to choppy emerging market macros and slowing US strength. The firm recommends names that can outperform in a rising rate environment driven by healthy topline and earnings growth through market share gains, innovation, margin expansion, and capital deployment. Names likely to outperform are Kraft Heinz (KHC), Monster Beverage (MNST) and Philip Morris (PM). The firm's analyst sees downside to multiples for US-centric names General Mills (GIS) and Church & Dwight (CHD)
09/20/16
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CEDG
Underperform
General Mills downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Consumer Edge
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Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Ford (F) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham with analyst Joseph Amaturo saying he believes North American volume and pricing trends for trucks will deteriorate and is concerned that the passenger car market will remain challenged given stiff competition from Japanese and European OEMs that can heavily discount due to weak currencies. 2. General Mills (GIS) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Consumer Edge. 3. Ascena Retail (ASNA) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital and to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer. 4. Avnet (AVT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel and to Sell from Hold at Cross Research. 5. HD Supply (HDS) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital with analyst Deane Dray saying it will take several quarters for the company to address its supply chain errors, and she expects the stock "to stay range bound over the medium term." This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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SITE

SiteOne Landscape

$71.28

-0.2 (-0.28%)

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SiteOne Landscape management to meet with William Blair »

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IWM

iShares Trust Russell 2000 Index Fund

$159.21

1.05 (0.66%)

, RUT

Russell 2000 Index

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iShares Trust Russell 2000 Index Fund

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1.05 (0.66%)

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LightPath

$2.42

0.09 (3.86%)

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LightPath management to meet with Roth Capital »

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LOW

Lowe's

$104.00

3.14 (3.11%)

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Lowe's management to meet with UBS »

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GE

General Electric

$18.17

-0.595 (-3.17%)

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GE breakup likely, announcement may come this Spring, CNBC reports »

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C

Citi

$77.56

0.715 (0.93%)

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UBS leisure analyst holds an analyst/industry conference call »

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ITRN

Ituran

$35.30

1.25 (3.67%)

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Ituran management to meet with Jefferies »

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C

Citi

$77.50

0.66 (0.86%)

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AXTA

Axalta Coating

$31.99

-0.45 (-1.39%)

, UBS

UBS

$19.62

0.03 (0.15%)

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AXTA

Axalta Coating

$31.99

-0.45 (-1.39%)

UBS

UBS

$19.62

0.03 (0.15%)

CS

Credit Suisse

$19.04

0.08 (0.42%)

NTR

Nutrien

$53.31

-0.12 (-0.22%)

CBM

Cambrex

$52.80

1.15 (2.23%)

DRNA

Dicerna

$8.42

-0.01 (-0.12%)

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UA

Under Armour; also tag UAA

$13.13

-1.01 (-7.14%)

, UAA

Under Armour; also tag UA

$14.21

-0.91 (-6.02%)

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UA

Under Armour; also tag UAA

$13.13

-1.01 (-7.14%)

UAA

Under Armour; also tag UA

$14.21

-0.91 (-6.02%)

VZ

Verizon

$51.84

-0.023 (-0.04%)

LMT

Lockheed Martin

$336.31

0.06 (0.02%)

COL

Rockwell Collins

$138.14

0.31 (0.22%)

SAVE

Spirit Airlines

$47.19

-1.07 (-2.22%)

FNSR

Finisar

$22.74

0.48 (2.16%)

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QCOM

Qualcomm

$65.38

-0.05 (-0.08%)

, TWTR

Twitter

$24.88

-0.535 (-2.11%)

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QCOM

Qualcomm

$65.38

-0.05 (-0.08%)

TWTR

Twitter

$24.88

-0.535 (-2.11%)

PG

Procter & Gamble

$90.31

0.7 (0.78%)

NOC

Northrop Grumman

$317.94

2.79 (0.89%)

CW

Curtiss-Wright

$133.63

4.893 (3.80%)

ADTN

Adtran

CIEN

Ciena

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0.75 (3.42%)

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TWTR

Twitter

$24.85

-0.565 (-2.22%)

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Greenlight took 'small' stake in Twitter in Q4, Bloomberg reports »

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XLF

Financial Select Sector

$29.38

0.15 (0.51%)

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Notable spread in SPDR Financials as the sector sees strength »

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UBS automotive analyst holds an analyst/industry conference call »

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Tax reform optimism, Merck help push Dow up 1% to over 26,000 »

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C

Citi

$77.60

0.76 (0.99%)

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Citi CFO sees branded-cards NCL rate rising to 300bps in 2018 »

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CF

CF Industries

$41.63

-1.8919 (-4.35%)

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Technical View: CF Industries falls sharply to session lows »

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U.S. corporate bond update: moderate issuance is expected »

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BMO Capital specialty pharma analyst holds analyst/industry conference call »

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RIG

Transocean

$11.94

-0.263 (-2.16%)

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Transocean to host special shareholder meeting »

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UPS

UPS

$133.56

-0.53 (-0.40%)

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UPS says severe weather in Louisville may cause delays »

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C

Citi

$77.51

0.67 (0.87%)

, HLT

Hilton

$84.53

0.58 (0.69%)

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Breaking Hot Stocks news story on Citi, Hilton »

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Citi

$77.51

0.67 (0.87%)

HLT

Hilton

$84.53

0.58 (0.69%)

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AMAT

Applied Materials

$53.45

0.25 (0.47%)

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Applied Materials puts active as shares move higher »

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C

Citi

$77.58

0.74 (0.96%)

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