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Hertz

$14.86

0.5783 (4.05%)

09:48
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Hertz Q2 results point to a turn in fundamentals, says MKM Partners

MKM Partners analyst Christopher Agnew believes Hertz's negative pricing and fleet cost trends bottomed in Q2, combined with a rebalancing and rightsizing of its fleet, which is now complete. Agnew expects per-unit fleet costs will improve sequentially in the second half and said the report points to a turn in fundamentals. The analyst rates Hertz a Buy with a $22 price target.

HTZ Hertz
$14.86

0.5783 (4.05%)

08/04/17
08/04/17
INITIATION

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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Square (SQ) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush. 2. Avis Budget (CAR) was initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan while Hertz (HTZ) was initiated with a Neutral at the firm. 3. IBM (IBM) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush. 4. Amtech Systems (ASYS) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital. 5. Franklin Financial Network (FSB) initiated with a Market Perform at Hovde Group. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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08/04/17
INITIATION
Target $15
JPMS
Neutral
Hertz initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Samik Chatterjee started Hertz with a Neutral rating and $15 price target. The analyst believes greater profit growth is possible but sees higher execution risk.
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DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Facebook (FB) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Pivotal Research with analyst Brian Wieser saying the shares are not factoring in risks to the company's growth following their "remarkable run" this year. 2. Ulta Beauty (ULTA) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer with analyst Rupesh Parikh saying softer commentary from L'Oreal on its earnings call, increasing promotional activity from the department store channel, and more difficult year-over-year comparisons "could now signal a potentially more challenging beauty backdrop going forward." 3. Hertz (HTZ) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Brian Johnson saying fundamentals may have bottomed, but the stock is ignoring the challenges ahead in the company's earnings recovery following the nearly 100% rally since June 21. 4. Citi (C) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital with analyst James Fotheringham citing valuation and lack of catalysts. 5. Visteon (VC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS with analyst Colin Langan saying the risk/reward is more balanced with the shares up 60% over the last year. 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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LEHM
07/31/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $9
LEHM
Underweight
Hertz downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Brian Johnson downgraded Hertz Global Holdings to Underweight with an unchanged price target of $9. Fundamentals may have bottomed, but the stock is ignoring the challenges ahead in the company's earnings recovery following the nearly 100% rally since June 21, Johnson tells investors in a research note. He expects a "sharp miss" relative to expectations when Hertz reports Q2 results.

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