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EAT

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0.45 (1.92%)

16:31
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16:31

Brinker names Joseph Taylor as CFO, effective immediately

Brinker (EAT) announced that Joseph Taylor has been named senior vice president and CFO of the company, effective immediately. With 17 years of experience at Brinker, Taylor has held multiple leadership roles in finance, communications and public policy. He joined the Brinker family in 1999 as vice president of finance, went on to lead corporate affairs, investors relations and most recently served as interim chief financial officer since April 2017. Prior to Brinker, Taylor served as vice president for Banc America Securities and Bank of America (BAC).

EAT

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Bank of America

$23.83

0.45 (1.92%)

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EAT Brinker
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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. Oracle (ORCL) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush with analyst Steve Koenig saying that the company's guidance for "roughly" double digit percentage fiscal 2018 earnings per share growth "looks achievable," while checks indicate that its PaaS and IaaS sales pipeline is strong. 2. Southwest (LUV) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst David Coleman saying shares have further upside. 3. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Wunderlich with analyst Eric Beder saying risk/rewards is balanced and remains cautious on the company's turnaround efforts. 4. CarMax (KMX) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Scot Ciccarelli saying that the company's comparable sales continue to beat expectations, and he thinks the company's sales should continue to be boosted by its improved use of Search Engine Optimization and declining used car valuations. 5. Brinker (EAT) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital with analyst Andrew Strelzik citing his belief that sector-wide restaurant comps will accelerate over the next several months due to weakening commodity prices. 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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Outperform
Brinker upgraded on industry outlook at BMO Capital
As noted earlier, BMO capital upgraded Brinker to Outperform from Market Perform. Analyst AndrewStrelzik upgraded the shares based on his belief that sectorwide restaurant comps will accelerate over the next several monhs due to weakening commodity prices. Target $40.
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Market Perform
Brinker upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord with analyst Michael Graham citing valuation. Graham maintained his $1,000 price target on Alphabet shares. 2. Mattel (MAT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at DA Davidson with analyst Linda Bolton saying near-term business fundamentals have deteriorated after the company cut its dividend by 61%. 3. Brinker (EAT) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan with analyst John Ivankoe saying he expects higher spending and weak industry trends to offset any possible sales improvement. 4. Terex (TEX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Jerry Revinch citing valuation. 5. Splunk (SPLK) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush analyst Steve Koenig citing the emergence of "meaningful competition," the "complexity" of its transition to the cloud, and "somewhat messy fundamentals." This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
BAC Bank of America
$23.83

0.45 (1.92%)

08/09/17
WELS
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INITIATION
WELS
Outperform
Bank of America resumed with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo resumed coverage of Bank of America with an Outperform rating and $30 price target.
07/18/17
NOMU
07/18/17
NO CHANGE
Target $27
NOMU
Buy
Bank of America NII softness could weight on shares, says Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Steven Chubak said Bank of America reported a modest core beat but the NII miss and elevated bar for Q3 could result in modest share underperformance. The analyst remains encouraged by fee income resiliency, favorable credit trends, strong capital build, and compelling risk/reward, and reiterates his Buy rating and $27 price target.
07/11/17
BARD
07/11/17
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Big bank set-up not great, would sell into extended rally, says Baird
Baird analyst David George does not see a great set-up for money-center banks heading into Q2 earnings. He said the trade looks crowded and he would be a seller into an extended rally. George said the risk/reward is less attractive following the sector's most recent rally as economic growth remains muted and the pace of NIM expansion may slow. George believes the biggest potential catalyst would be a gradual steepening of the yield curve and pick-up on loan growth.
06/09/17
RBCM
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RBCM
House financial reform bill unlikely to advance in Senate, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Gerard Cassidy says that the financial regulation reform bill passed yesterday by the House would help the banking sector but probably won;t be passed by the Senate. Large publicly traded banks include Bank of America (BAC), Citi (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Morgan Stanley (MS), U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Wells Fargo (WFC).

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