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Hain Celestial

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Hain Celestial initiated with a Hold at Loop Capital

Loop Capital analyst Andrew Wolf started Hain Celestial with a Hold rating and $46 price target. Recent "depressed earnings results and lackluster sales gains" could complicate a potential takeover, Wolf tells investors. He views Hain as a "show me story."

HAIN Hain Celestial
$44.71

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Hain Celestial management would sell at right price, says Jefferies
After hosting investor meetings with management, Jefferies analyst Akshay Jagdale performed additional work to quantify Hain Celestial's (HAIN) strategic value. The analyst believes there would be "significant strategic interest" in Hain and that management "is a willing seller" at the right price. A deal for Hain makes the most sense for Pinnacle Foods (PF), Jagdale tells investors in a research note. He analyzed five scenarios in which hypothetical strategic buyers acquire Hain for $70 per share. The organic and natural products company closed yesterday up 1c to $43.80. Jagdale estimates that by year three, the deal would be 8% accretive to Pinnacle's earnings, 4% to General Mills' (GIS) and Conagra Brands' (CAG), 1.4% to Campbell Soup's and dilutive to Kellogg's (K). The analyst sees limited downside to shares of Hain and keeps a Buy rating on the stock with a $50 price target.
07/19/17
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Jefferies lays out stocks 'overly discounting' Amazon risk
Amazon.com's (AMZN) planned purchase of Whole Foods Market (WFM) has further widened the valuation spread between consumer stocks the market views as resistant to the Aamzon threat and those viewed as vulnerable, Jefferies analysts including Andy Barish and Daniel Binder tells investors in a research note. They believe this dynamic has created opportunities. Specifically, the analysts feel shares of Wal-Mart (WMT), Hain Celestial (HAIN), Foot Locker (FL) and Advance Auto Parts (AAP) are "overly discounting" potential risk from Amazon. Jefferies also believes Casey's General Stores (CASY), Lamb Weston (LW), Murphy USA (MUSA), Monster Beverage (MNST), Starbucks (SBUX) and Ulta Beauty (ULTA) are "well insulated" from Amazon disruption.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Snap (SNAP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Scott Devitt saying Snap shares offer a "compelling risk/reward opportunity." 2. Progressive (PGR) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James with analyst Gregory Peters saying he believes Progressive will continue to grow net premiums written at a double digit pace through 2017 and is well positioned to benefit from emerging smartphone technology to monitor and price for distracting driving over the next 24 months. 3. Agilent (A) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. 4. Hain Celestial (HAIN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Maxim with analyst Anthony Vendetti saying that its fiscal 2018 guidance implies a turnaround in its business while the company's reporting of its prior financials without any major restatements has removed an accounting overhang. 5. Fastenal (FAST) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James analyst Sam Darkatsh saying he thinks yesterday's selloff in Fastenal shares is entirely related to MSC Industrial's (MSM) gross margin commentary and is unwarranted. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/13/17
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Hain Celestial upgraded to Buy from Hold at Maxim
Maxim analyst Anthony Vendetti upgraded Hain Celestial to Buy from Hold, saying that its FY18 guidance implies a turnaround in its business while the company's reporting of its prior financials without any major restatements has removed an accounting overhang. He also believes activist Engaged Capital could push for a sale of the company, or parts of it. Vendetti set a $50 price target on Hain shares.

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