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QSR

Restaurant Brands

$60.66

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Restaurant Brands called a top pick at UBS

UBS analyst Dennis Geiger said Restaurant Brands is well positioned to beat earnings forecasts and second half same store sales should improve along with franchisee sentiment. He believes its strong free cash flow generation supports future acquisitions along with either dividend increases or share buybacks. Geiger reiterated his Buy rating and $68 price target on the stock and raised Restaurant Brands shares to a top pick.

QSR Restaurant Brands
$60.66

0.09 (0.15%)

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06/14/17
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Restaurant Brands upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer
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06/14/17
UPGRADE
Target $70
OPCO
Outperform
Restaurant Brands upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Brian Bittner upgraded Restaurant Brands to Outperform saying the company's "accretive" cap-structure opportunities aren't appreciated while the recent Popeye's acquisition provides a tool to accelerate unit growth. The analyst sees upside to 2018 earnings expectations and set a $70 price target for the shares.
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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. Oneok (OKE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Shneur Gershuni saying the merger with Oneok Partners (OKS) will create an attractive 6% yield growing at around 10%. 2. ASML (ASML) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Amit Harchandani saying the valuation, with the stock under-performing semi peers year-to-date, has "turned supportive again." 3. Restaurant Brands (QSR) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer with analyst Brian Bittner saying the company's "accretive" cap-structure opportunities aren't appreciated while the recent Popeye's acquisition provides a tool to accelerate unit growth. 4. HCP (HCP) upgraded two notches, to Outperform from Underperform, at Raymond James. Analyst Jonathan Hughes is more constructive on HCP's attractive asset mix following an extensive transformation over the past year and said it now has the highest exposure among the Big Three Healthcare REITs to medical office buildings and life science assets and the lowest exposure to the more volatile senior housing operating sector. 5. Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Maxim with analyst Stephen Anderson arguing that shares as oversold after yesterday's nearly 10% pullback following the company's downward revision of its comp guidance for the current quarter. 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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INITIATION
Target $73
NOMU
Buy
Restaurant Brands initiated with a Buy at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Mark Kalinowski initiated Restaurant Brands with a Buy and a $73 price target due to its strong long-term unit growth across a diverse brand portfolio is under-appreciated by the market. The analyst expects G&A savings at Popeyes, mobile app rollouts in 4-8 months, and an reacceleration in same-store-sales.

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