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HSIC

Henry Schein

$161.15

-7.73 (-4.58%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$992.21

-7.39 (-0.74%)

05:40
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09/15
05:40
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05:40

Henry Schein upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray

Piper Jaffray analyst Sarah James upgraded Henry Schein (HSIC) to Overweight and raised his price target for the shares to $193 from $190. The analyst believes concern over Amazon (AMZN) entering the market is overdone and sees potential for improvement in dental consumables based on her firm's consumer surveys. James believes the recent pullback in Henry Schein shares creates an attractive entry point. She calls the company a "high quality, low earnings risk name."

HSIC

Henry Schein

$161.15

-7.73 (-4.58%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$992.21

-7.39 (-0.74%)

HSIC Henry Schein
$161.15

-7.73 (-4.58%)

08/07/17
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08/07/17
UPGRADE
NRCS
Buy
Henry Schein upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Northcoast
08/17/17
CHLM
08/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $41
CHLM
Hold
Patterson Companies price target lowered to $41 from $46 at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Kevin Ellich lowered his price target for Patterson Companies(PDCO) to $41 from $46 to reflect the soft dental consumable environment and potential market share losses once Henry Schein (HSIC) starts to sell CEREC on September 1. Given the lower valuation and good, stable end markets, the analyst thinks Patterson Companies could be an "interesting target" for a financial buyer as cash flow should start to improve over the next few quarters once the company completes the ERP implementation. He reiterates a Hold rating on Patterson Companies' shares.
08/29/17
UBSW
08/29/17
NO CHANGE
Target $204
UBSW
Buy
Henry Schein remains attractive following acquisition, says UBS
UBS analyst Michael Cherny noted Henry Schein announced it would acquire Merritt Veterinary Supplies, which he said remains consistent with the company's core growth strategy of supplementing organic growth with complementary tuck-in M&A. Cherny continues to see Henry Schein shares as attractive and reiterated his Buy rating and $204 price target.
09/13/17
STFL
09/13/17
NO CHANGE
STFL
Online trend continues as risk in dental consumables, says Stifel
Stifel analyst Jonathan Block said his survey of 106 dental practices showed that online vendors are gaining traction, and this trend is expected to continue. 39% of respondents currently use an online vendor such as Amazon (AMZN) for 21% of their dental consumables and traction among current users is expected to climb higher while additional practices plan to start using an online vendor, noted Block, who views this trend as a long-term headwind for Patterson Companies (PDCO) and Henry Schein (HSIC). In the Dental space, he keeps a Buy rating on Dentsply Sirona (XRAY), a Hold on Henry Schein, and a Sell on Patterson.
AMZN Amazon.com
$992.21

-7.39 (-0.74%)

09/13/17
09/13/17
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. Amazon.com (AMZN) initiated with a Buy at Loop Capital. 2. Square (SQ) initiated with an Overweight at Cantor. 3. Molson Coors (TAP) initiated with a Sell at Berenberg. 4. Build-A-Bear (BBW) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. 5. Regis (RGS) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/14/17
JEFF
09/14/17
NO CHANGE
Target $60
JEFF
Buy
Jefferies sees 50% upside for shares of Michael Kors
After attending the KORS Collection show, Jefferies analyst Randal Konik finds it clear that the Michael Kors (KORS) brand is strong with global reach and a large total addressable market. "Michael Kors is a brand and brands have scarcity value in today's world," Konik tells investors in a research note after saying, "If you believe Amazon (AMZN) takes over the world what it won't replace is brands." The analyst adds that his firm's proprietary handbag data is showing improvement. Calling shares of Michael Kors a "value trap" is insulting," Konik writes. He sees 50% upside potential in the stock with downside risk of just 10%. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on the handbag maker with a $60 price target in a research note titled "(1) Iconic Designer, (2) BETTER DATA, (3) 10x P/E = 50% Stock Upside." Kors closed yesterday up 34c to $42.92. Konik points out that Kors trades at a 10 times price-to-earnings ratio while Coach (COH) trades near 20 times. "This makes no sense," says the analyst.
09/14/17
MSCO
09/14/17
NO CHANGE
Target $1150
MSCO
Overweight
Amazon can add 2.5M Prime members via Whole Foods deal, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak said he sees Whole Foods driving faster Prime subscription growth, as he estimates that about 5M Whole Foods households are not currently Prime members and he expects Prime-only pricing and offers can help Amazon convert half of these shoppers over to its service. He noted he is ahead of the Street consensus view on revenue, modeling 12% CAGR revenue growth for Whole Foods from 2017-2022, but he thinks consensus Consolidated Segment Operating Income, or CSOI, expectations appear "overly optimistic." After raising his Amazon estimates to integrate Whole Foods, Nowak keeps an Overweight rating and $1,150 price target on the shares.
09/15/17
JPMS
09/15/17
NO CHANGE
Target $75
JPMS
Overweight
CBS recent share weakness overdone, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Alexia Quadrani views the recent pullback in shares of CBS (CBS) as overdone. The stock has underperformed over the prior month, down 12% versus the S&P 500 Index up 1%, Quadrani tells investors in a research note titled "Weather Channel's Gain is NFL's Pain; CBS Weakness Overdone." The analyst attributes yesterday's selloff to NFL ratings for week one, which declined 12% year-over-year. It is unreasonable to draw conclusions from just one weekend of games, especially last weekend given the storms, the analyst argues. Further, Quadrani says CBS CEO Les Moonves' comment yesterday that Amazon (AMZN) would be interested in bidding for NFL rights when they come due early next decade is "hardly news." She keeps an Overweight rating on CBS with a $75 price target.

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UN

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0.06 (0.10%)

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Goldman Sachs

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Kraft Heinz

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Estee Lauder

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UPS

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-0.16 (-0.14%)

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DGX

Quest Diagnostics

$95.22

-6.895 (-6.75%)

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LabCorp

$150.06

-5.01 (-3.23%)

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LabCorp

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Exact Sciences

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NeoGenomics

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Genomic Health

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Veracyte

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GenMark

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SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$248.97

-0.47 (-0.19%)

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CCL

Carnival

$64.24

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CCC

Calgon Carbon

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Pfizer

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PriceSmart

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AAR Corp.

$37.17

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Ubiquiti

$54.18

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WFC

Wells Fargo

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GPC

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Nielsen

$41.13

0.24 (0.59%)

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