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First Data, Valley National Bank form long-term referral relationship

First Data (FDC) and Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (VLY), announced that they have entered into a long-term agreement to provide secure commerce solutions for the bank's merchant clients. The referral relationship will provide First Data's cutting-edge solution suite, including First Data's Clover platform, to Valley National Bank's business client base across their network of more than 200 branches in New Jersey, New York, and Florida. As part of the long-term deal, Valley National Bank's merchant clients will have access to First Data's Clover platform, a comprehensive suite of hardware and software point-of-sale solutions that supports businesses of all sizes.

FDC

First Data

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VLY

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FDC First Data
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Target $19

Equal Weight
First Data downgraded to Equal Weight on valuation at Morgan Stanley
As previously reported, Morgan Stanley downgraded First Data (FDC) to Equal Weight and raised its price target to $19 from $18. Analyst James Faucette said the turnaround in fundamentals is largely reflected in shares and said deleveraging potential is less likely to be a driver going forward. The analyst prefers Vantiv (VNTV) following the recent pullback and thinks it will overcome concerns on softness in retail.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Qualcomm (QCOM) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Northland with analyst Tom Sepenzis citing the previous guidance change due to the dispute with Apple (AAPL) and its suppliers. The analyst is uncertain Qualcomm's model will survive multiple attacks from regulators and now Apple, and said the longer the fight with Apple goes on the more the negative impact on shares will be. 2. Alder Biopharmaceuticals (ALDR) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Vamil Divan citing the release of data from the PROMISE-1 trial of eptinezumab in frequent migraine treatment. Divan lowered his price target on Alder shares to $17 from $30. 3. Advance Auto Parts (AAP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Cleveland Research with the firm saying checks indicate that second quarter comparables are likely running below consensus as industry weakness pressures sales trends. 4. Brookfield Renewable (BEP) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie with analyst David Noseworthy citing expectations that growth in the U.S. will slow after the closing of the TerraForm Power (TERP) and TerraForm Global (GLBL) acquisitions, risk from increasing exposure to developing market, and premium valuation. 5. First Data (FDC) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst James Faucette saying the turnaround in fundamentals is largely reflected in shares and deleveraging potential is less likely to be a driver going forward. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/17/17
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07/17/17
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Hold
Vantiv should be held amid pricing concerns, says SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Andrew Jeffrey recommends holding shares of Vantiv (VNTV) on any weakness surrounding a negative report highlighting the company's pricing practices. The analyst recommends adding to positions in Global Payments (GPN) and First Data (FDC). Vantiv and its Mercury unit have been aggressive on pricing, but the practices are tied to value-added technology, not an effort to confuse merchants, Jeffrey tells investors in a research note. The analyst also feels the accusations are "impossible to substantiate." He adds that Global Payments and First Data have not pursued pricing practices similar to Vantiv/Mercury. Jeffrey has a Hold rating on Vantiv. The shares are down 3% to $63.21 after Capitol Forum questioned the company's "deceptive" billings practices.
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CHLM
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First Data price target raised to $25 from $20 at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Bradley Berning raised his price target for First Data to $25 from $20 following quarterly results and as he sees potential 2018 year over year revenue acceleration to mid-high single digits. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on the shares.
VLY Valley National
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-0.13 (-1.18%)

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Equal Weight
Valley National initiated with an Equal Weight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Erik Zwick initiated Valley National with an Equal Weight rating.
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Neutral
Valley National initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush
Wedbush analyst David J. Chiaverini started coverage of Valley National with a $12 price target and a Neutral rating.
07/27/17
KBWI
07/27/17
UPGRADE
Target $13
KBWI
Outperform
Valley National upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Collyn Gilbert upgraded Valley National to Outperform with a $13 price target saying the recent pullback is overdone.
07/31/17
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