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VNTV

Vantiv

$64.02

-0.24 (-0.37%)

, GPN

Global Payments

$94.52

-0.1 (-0.11%)

08:55
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Vantiv, Worldpay finalizing future of British operations, Sky News reports

Vantiv (VNTV) and Worldpay (WPYGY) are discussing the future status of the combined company's British operations as they seek to finalize Vantiv's GBP 9B takeover, Mark Kleinman of Sky News reported Friday. Global Payments (GPN) is believed to have examined a counterbid, but bankers say the prospects of it trumping Vantiv are "remote," Kleinman adds. Reference Link

VNTV

Vantiv

$64.02

-0.24 (-0.37%)

GPN

Global Payments

$94.52

-0.1 (-0.11%)

WPYGY

Worldpay

$14.90

-0.05 (-0.33%)

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VNTV Vantiv
$64.02

-0.24 (-0.37%)

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BARD
07/18/17
NO CHANGE
Target $72
BARD
Outperform
Vantiv shares viewed as good value at Baird
Baird analyst David Koning noted Vantiv responded to yesterday's negative report on pricing and still views the shares as a good value. He admitted pricing comparisons are difficult to assess as client size could be bigger and products could be better. The analyst has also stated in the past that pricing is a mild long-term industry risk, but noted it has been quite stable over the past 10 years. Koning reiterated his Outperform rating and $72 price target on Vantiv shares.
07/17/17
RHCO
07/17/17
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Hold
Vantiv should be held amid pricing concerns, says SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Andrew Jeffrey recommends holding shares of Vantiv (VNTV) on any weakness surrounding a negative report highlighting the company's pricing practices. The analyst recommends adding to positions in Global Payments (GPN) and First Data (FDC). Vantiv and its Mercury unit have been aggressive on pricing, but the practices are tied to value-added technology, not an effort to confuse merchants, Jeffrey tells investors in a research note. The analyst also feels the accusations are "impossible to substantiate." He adds that Global Payments and First Data have not pursued pricing practices similar to Vantiv/Mercury. Jeffrey has a Hold rating on Vantiv. The shares are down 3% to $63.21 after Capitol Forum questioned the company's "deceptive" billings practices.
07/17/17
GUGG
07/17/17
UPGRADE
Target $73
GUGG
Buy
Vantiv upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim
Guggenheim analyst Jeff Cantwell upgraded Vantiv to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to $73 from $66.
07/13/17
KEYB
07/13/17
UPGRADE
Target $70
KEYB
Overweight
Vantiv upgraded to Overweight from Sector Weight at KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Josh Beck upgraded Vantiv to Overweight with a $70 price target. A deep dive analysis into the acquisition of Wordpay indicates a $300M synergy opportunity with $3B-plus value creation, Beck tells investors in a research note. He believes year two of the deal could offer a middle- to high-single-digit percentage earnings accretion. The analyst has a $100 bull case for Vantiv shares.
GPN Global Payments
$94.52

-0.1 (-0.11%)

07/25/17
OPCO
07/25/17
NO CHANGE
Target $100
OPCO
Outperform
Global Payments price target raised to $100 from $92 at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Glenn Greene raised his price target for Global Payments to $100 from $92 as he remains optimistic regarding its organic growth/margin opportunities, driven by technology/software-enabled and international opportunities. Benefiting from robust free cash flow/delevering, Global Payments now appears to have the capital flexibility to resume M&A activity, he adds. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
07/24/17
BARD
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NO CHANGE
Target $104
BARD
Outperform
Global Payments results should be strong, reaction may be limited, says Baird
Baird analyst David Koning views the long-term risk/reward for Global Payments as good and expects its upcoming quarterly report to be strong. Given the stock's year-to-date move, the analyst does not expect much of a share price move even if results are stronger than expected. Koning reiterated his Outperform rating and raised his price target to $104 from $98 on Global Payments shares.
07/13/17
FBCO
07/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $97
FBCO
Outperform
Global Payments price target raised to $97 from $91 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Paul Condra raised his price target for Global Payments to $97 from $91 ahead of Q2 results as he expects "strong underlying trends" reported in Q1 to continue with low double-digit growth potential in its U.S. direct channels, which include the direct relationship businesses and Global Payments' integrated verticals. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares
WPYGY Worldpay
$14.90

-0.05 (-0.33%)

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