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WMT

Wal-Mart

$79.42

0.49 (0.62%)

, KR

Kroger

$30.78

0.58 (1.92%)

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Aldi to invest $3.4B to expand U.S. store base by 2022, Reuters says

Aldi plans to invest $3.4B to increase its U.S. store base to 2,500 from 1,600 by 2022, ramping up competition with rivals Wal-Mart (WMT), Kroger (KR) and Tesco (TSCDY), Reuters reports. The expansion, which will create 25,000 U.S. jobs, comes as German rival Lidl plans to open 100 stores in the country on June 15 and grocery chains compete to offer consumers lower prices. Reference Link

WMT

Wal-Mart

$79.42

0.49 (0.62%)

KR

Kroger

$30.78

0.58 (1.92%)

TSCDY

Tesco

$6.91

-0.11 (-1.57%)

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WMT Wal-Mart
$79.42

0.49 (0.62%)

05/31/17
BARD
05/31/17
NO CHANGE
Target $85
BARD
Outperform
Wal-Mart e-commerce coming into focus, says Baird
Baird analyst Peter Benedict noted upcoming Wal-Mart events that will give the company the chance to provide a baseline on its e-commerce operation. The analyst noted the operation is beginning to show some encouraging signs despite profitability remaining in flux. He noted the upcoming shareholder's meeting and the Baird conference as two opportunities that are imminent. Benedict reiterated his Outperform rating and $85 price target on Wal-Mart shares.
05/19/17
COWN
05/19/17
NO CHANGE
Target $83
COWN
Outperform
Wal-Mart e-commerce business remains in early innings, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Oliver Chen said Wal-Mart continues to execute in a difficult retail environment. He noted e-commerce sales were up 63% during the quarter and he believes they remain in the early innings. Chen believes Wal-Mart will continue to innovate and execute and thus reiterated his Outperform rating and $83 price target on Wal-Mart shares.
05/19/17
BMOC
05/19/17
UPGRADE
BMOC
Market Perform
Wal-Mart upgraded on outlook improvement at BMO Capital
As noted earlier, BMO Capital upgraded Wal-Mart to Market Perform from Underperform. Analyst Wayne Hood says the outlook of the company's sales and transaction growth has improved in the wake of its Q1 results. However, he adds that the retailer continues to face "many challenges." Target to $80 from $63.
05/18/17
BMOC
05/18/17
UPGRADE
BMOC
Market Perform
Wal-Mart upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital
KR Kroger
$30.78

0.58 (1.92%)

05/15/17
LOOP
05/15/17
INITIATION
Target $32
LOOP
Hold
Kroger initiated with a Hold at Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Andrew Wolf initiated Kroger with a Hold rating and $32 price target, saying he expects lower than normal earnings growth given the current macro environment and the potential for an increased price competition cycle.
05/11/17
WELS
05/11/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Market Perform
Teva faces 'underappreciated risk' from major generic RFPs, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst David Maris noted that Teva's generic drug price erosion came in at 7% in Q1, adding that Teva's management, which previously indicated that they expected price erosion in the U.S. to be 5%, "did not explain well" how the factors that negatively impacted prices were not fully anticipated. Also, there are currently two major generic Request for Proposals out for bid - one from Express Scripts (ESRX), Albertson's and Kroger (KR) and one from Walmart (WMT) and McKesson (MCK) - and the potential price reset from these is an "underappreciated risk" facing Teva, added Maris, who keeps a Market Perform rating on the stock.
05/08/17
PIVT
05/08/17
NO CHANGE
Target $20
PIVT
Sell
Pivotal skeptical of buyout chatter, reiterates Sell on Whole Foods
Pivotal Research analyst Ajay Jain reiterates a Sell rating on Whole Foods Market with a $20 price target ahead of the company's Q2 results on Wednesday. The shares closed Friday at $36.87. The results "should provide a dose of reality regarding fundamentals," Jain tells investors in a pre-earnings research note. The recent traffic declines are "alarming," and would be "much worse" without the benefit of newer stores in the comp base, the analyst contends. Jain sees little activist investor JANA Partners can do to address the core issue of declining customer traffic. The analyst is also skeptical about the recent buyout chatter involving Kroger's (KR) and Albertson's possible interest in Whole Foods.
04/20/17
FBCO
04/20/17
NO CHANGE
Target $40
FBCO
Outperform
Whole Foods more logical target for Kroger than appreciated, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Edward Kelly has been a big advocate of the turnaround opportunity at Whole Foods (WFM) for some time, but he also believes the market underappreciates the potential to unlock value through a sale to a strategic buyer. The analyst sees Kroger (KR) particularly well-positioned to bid for this still high quality asset, adding that an acquisition by the latter would make a lot of sense. Other suitors could also emerge, as evidenced by news of Amazon's (AMZN) interest last year, he adds. Kelly reiterates an Outperform rating and $40 price target on Whole Foods' shares.
TSCDY Tesco
$6.91

-0.11 (-1.57%)

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Hold
Tesco downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC

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Superior Energy

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MDT

Medtronic

$78.90

-0.59 (-0.74%)

, LOW

Lowe's

$81.46

1.24 (1.55%)

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Lowe's

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Analog Devices

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DLTR

Dollar Tree

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HRL

Hormel Foods

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0.28 (0.85%)

CPB

Campbell Soup

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BURL

Burlington Stores

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SIG

Signet Jewelers

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DSW

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CCLP

CSI Compressco

$5.28

-0.16 (-2.94%)

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AMAT

Applied Materials

$57.62

1.13 (2.00%)

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Apple

$169.98

-0.17 (-0.10%)

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Applied Materials

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Apple

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FOX

21st Century Fox

$29.90

-0.58 (-1.90%)

, FOXA

21st Century Fox

$30.66

-0.49 (-1.57%)

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Fox reaches $90M settlement over sexual harassment scandal, Reuters says »

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21st Century Fox

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BABA

Alibaba

$188.00

2.87 (1.55%)

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Muddy Waters says Alibaba numbers 'obviously fake' »

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PANW

Palo Alto Networks

$142.53

-0.19 (-0.13%)

, CHKP

Check Point

$102.98

0.83 (0.81%)

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Recommendations
Palo Alto Networks, Check Point, Fortinet analyst commentary at JPMorgan »

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Palo Alto Networks

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CHKP

Check Point

$102.98

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FTNT

Fortinet

$40.77

0.46 (1.14%)

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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,126.31

-3.57 (-0.32%)

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BIVV

Bioverativ

$50.76

-5.35 (-9.53%)

, RHHBY

Roche

$30.82

1.72 (5.91%)

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Deutsche cuts Bioverativ target to $53 after positive Roche data »

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Bioverativ

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RHHBY

Roche

$30.82

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SHPG

Shire

$141.37

-6 (-4.07%)

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CUBI

Customers Bancorp

$27.04

0.28 (1.05%)

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T

AT&T

$34.64

0.13 (0.38%)

, TWX

Time Warner

$87.71

-1.01 (-1.14%)

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Time Warner

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NGD

New Gold

$3.21

-0.02 (-0.62%)

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IMI

Intermolecular

$1.31

0.1 (8.26%)

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CMCSA

Comcast

$35.83

-0.33 (-0.91%)

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MLNX

Mellanox

$51.05

1 (2.00%)

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Mellanox up nearly 6% after Starboard discloses a 9.8% stake in the company »

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PLNT

Planet Fitness

$30.15

0.07 (0.23%)

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Planet Fitness initiated at DA Davidson »

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TER

Teradyne

$44.43

0.86 (1.97%)

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CBS

CBS

$55.93

-0.81 (-1.43%)

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CBS News suspends Charlie Rose following sexual harassment claims, AP says 

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CBS

$55.93

-0.81 (-1.43%)

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MLNX

Mellanox

$51.05

1 (2.00%)

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Marvell

$21.59

1.3 (6.41%)

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Marvell

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CDXS

Codexis

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T

AT&T

$34.64

0.13 (0.38%)

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Time Warner

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BBY

Best Buy

$56.35

0.52 (0.93%)

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Best Buy management to meet with SunTrust »

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Time Warner

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RELY

Real Industry

$0.52

0.1643 (45.92%)

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