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Wal-Mart

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Wal-Mart upgraded to Overweight on better in-store experience at Stephens

As previously reported, Stephens analyst Ben Bienvenu upgraded Wal-Mart to Overweight from Equal Weight, stating that the company's multi-year investments have led to a better in-store experience, which he sees continuing to drive momentum. Bienvenu raised his price target on Wal-Mart shares to $91 from $78.

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WMT Wal-Mart

08/01/17
OPCO
08/01/17
INITIATION
Target $90
OPCO
Outperform
Wal-Mart initiated with an Outperform, earnings moving higher, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Rupesh Parikh initiated Wal-Mart with an Outperform and a $90 price target. The analyst said the Wal-Mart story is "fresher" than its been in years due to renewed focus on superior store-level execution and increased online efforts. Parkh said traffic and comp sales have improved lately and looks toward FY18 as the first year since 2013 with meaningfully positive earnings growth.
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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. Wal-Mart (WMT) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer. 2. Kohl's (KSS) assumed with a Buy at Jefferies. 3. Jabil Circuit (JBL) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan. 4. Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 5. Sequans (SQNS) initiated with an Outperform at Baird. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/07/17
COWN
08/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $86
COWN
Outperform
Cowen continues to favor Wal-Mart over Target despite turnaround progress
Cowen analyst Oliver Chen said Target's (TGT) positive pre-announcement and Wal-Mart's (WMT) momentum give him confidence about Q2, but his firm's proprietary survey indicates cautious trends in the quarter, including declines in visitor rates, declines in satisfaction, and growth in visitor overlap with Amazon (AMZN). While acknowledging that Target's turnaround remains on track, he said he still prefers Wal-Mart shares. Chen maintains his Outperform rating and $86 price target on Wal-Mart shares and his Market Perform rating on Target shares.
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SPHN
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UPGRADE
SPHN
Overweight
Wal-Mart upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens

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