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Premier

$32.78

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Premier offers value and downside protection, says Canaccord

Canaccord analyst Richard Close called Premier's Q4 results decent especially since the shares pulled back heading into the report. The analyst said the lower guidance was appropriate given softer utilization trends and reform uncertainty. He believes the shares offer value and downside protection at current levels. Close maintained his Buy rating and $40 price target on Premier shares.

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PINC Premier
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Premier downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Evercore ISI
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Premier upgraded to Buy from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
Bofa/Merrill analyst Steven Valiquette upgraded Premier two notches to Buy from Underperform and raised its price target to $37 from $32 saying the lack of ACA repeal sets the stage for better results. The analyst said with stability of the core hospital GPO business, combined with an improving growth outlook in the Performance Services segment an following ACA overhang removal sets the stage for growth moving forward.
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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. Commercial Metals (CMC) upgraded to Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Curt Woodworth saying the company should see "significant" EBITDA growth over the fiscal 2017-2019 time frame, driven by solid volume growth and metal spread expansion. The analyst also raised his price target on the shares to $24 from $19. 2. Columbia Property (CXP) upgraded to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI with analyst Sheila McGrath citing the recent pullback in shares. 3. Sasol (SSL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at HSBC with analyst Sriharsha Pappu saying he expects a free cash flow "pivot" with the company nearing the end of its cracker capital expenditure cycle and sees limited downside from current share levels. 4. Premier (PINC) upgraded to Buy from Underperform at BofA/Merrill analyst Steven Valiquette upgrading Premier two notches, raising its price target to $37 from $32, and saying Congress's inability to repeal the Affordable Care Act sets the stage for better results. 5. Star Bulk Carriers (SBLK) was upgraded to Overweight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley, while Safe Bulkers (SB), Golden Ocean (GOGL), and Genco Shipping (GNK) were upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight. 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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Premier earnings miss to weigh heavily on shares, says UBS
UBS analyst Michael Cherny said Premier reported mixed Q4 results which included an earnings miss and revenue beat. The analyst does not believe the revenue beat will be enough to help the company beat consensus full year earnings. He also noted its recent valuation has been caused by multiple contraction due to slower growth and he expects the earnings miss to weigh heavily on the shares. Cherny maintained his Neutral rating and $36 price target on Premier shares.

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