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KHC

Kraft Heinz

$87.28

-3.815 (-4.19%)

, UN

Unilever; also tag UL

$48.52

6.2 (14.65%)

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Kraft Heinz unlikely to consider hostile bid for Unilever, CNBC's Faber says

CNBC's David Faber cites sources on his report that it is "highly unlikely" that Kraft Heinz (KHC) would "go hostile" if it is unable to come to terms on a friendly deal with Unilever (UN, UL).

KHC

Kraft Heinz

$87.28

-3.815 (-4.19%)

UN

Unilever; also tag UL

$48.52

6.2 (14.65%)

UL

Unilever; also tag UN

$48.16

5.59 (13.13%)

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KHC Kraft Heinz
$87.28

-3.815 (-4.19%)

02/15/17
DBAB
02/15/17
INITIATION
Target $103
DBAB
Buy
Kraft Heinz initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Rob Dickerson started Kraft Heinz with a Buy rating and $103 price target.
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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. Kraft Heinz (KHC) and ConAgra Brands (CAG) were initiated with Buy ratings at Deutsche Bank. The firm also initiated Campbell Soup (CPB), J.M. Smucker (SJM) General Mills (GIS), Hershey (HSY), Kellogg (K) and Mondelez (MDLZ) with a Hold, as well as Pinnacle Foods (PF), Hostess Brands (TWNK) and Snyder's Lance (LNCE) with a Buy. 2. MasterCard (MA) and Visa (V) initiated with Buy ratings at Loop Capital by analyst Joseph Vafi. 3. Bioverativ (BIVV) initiated with an Outperform rating and $56 price target at Leerink by analyst Jason Gerberry. 4. Encana (ECA) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan. The firm also reinstated Cheniere Energy (LNG) and Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQH) with Overweight ratings. 5. Blueprint Medicines (BPMC) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley by analyst Andrew Berens. 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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02/16/17
DOWNGRADE
SUSQ
Neutral
Kraft Heinz downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna
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RBCM
02/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $105
RBCM
Outperform
Edgewell Personal Care remains takeout target, says RBC Capital
After Kraft Heinz (KHC) confirmed it had approached Unilever (UN, UL) with a merger proposal, RBC Capital analyst Nik Modi says the news come as a surprise, but does not warrant a change in his Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) takeout thesis. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the latter's shares, with a $105 price target, on improving margin and revenue profile and the prospects of a takeout in the next 12-16 months, with Unilever as one of the more likely buyers. Other potential suitors include Kimberly-Clark (KMB), Beiersdorf, Henkel, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Church & Dwight (CHD), L'Oreal (LRLCY), and Kao, he adds.
UN Unilever; also tag UL
$48.52

6.2 (14.65%)

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JEFF
12/13/16
UPGRADE
JEFF
Buy
Unilever upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Martin Deboo upgraded Unilever to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to EUR 44 from EUR 40.
01/23/17
LEHM
01/23/17
DOWNGRADE
LEHM
Equal Weight
Unilever downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Simon Hales downgraded Unilever to Equal Weight citing recent sector outperformance, currency uncertainty, and rising oil related input costs.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Verizon (VZ) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo with analyst Jennifer Fritzsche saying the stock's outperformance since U.S. presidential election is not sustainable given growth headwinds in 2017. 2. Qualcomm (QCOM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura and to Underperform from Buy at CLSA. 3. Schlumberger (SLB) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens with analyst Matthew Marietta saying he remains confident in Schlumberger's ability to benefit from the Cameron (CAM) integration, and its wide-ranging suite of products/services. 4. Unilever (UL, UN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays with analyst Simon Hales citing recent sector outperformance, currency uncertainty, and rising oil related input costs. 5. Kansas City Southern (KSU) downgraded to Neutral from Accumulate at Seaport Global with analyst Mark Levin saying there is too much uncertainty around U.S./Mexico trade policy to accurately forecast what earnings will look like in 2019 and beyond. The analyst acknowledges shares are "cheap" and maintained his $90 price target. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
UL Unilever; also tag UN
$48.16

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