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RAD

Rite Aid

$2.53

0.0301 (1.20%)

, WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance

$82.01

-0.72 (-0.87%)

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Capitol Forum says FTC staff recommends Rite Aid deal, Bloomberg reports

Capitol Forum said, according to Bloomberg, that FTC staff are recommending a revised Rite Aid (RAD) and Walgreens (WBA) deal.

RAD

Rite Aid

$2.53

0.0301 (1.20%)

WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance

$82.01

-0.72 (-0.87%)

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RAD Rite Aid
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0.0301 (1.20%)

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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. Pfizer (PFE) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Vamil Divan saying he believes the stock's upside drivers are more limited over the next year. 2. Rite Aid (RAD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho. 3. Fairmount Santrol (FMSA) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs and to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse. 4. New Relic (NEWR) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Sanjit Singh saying shares are up 71% year-to-date and valuation captures solid fundamentals but sees fewer catalysts. 5. Smart Sand (SND) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst James Wicklund saying the regional sand volumes capacity is expanding much faster than had been expected. This drives lower pricing and demand for non-Texas mines, he adds. The analyst also lowered his price target on the shares to $8.50 from $20. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/23/17
UBSW
08/23/17
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Target $96
UBSW
Buy
Walgreens Boots Alliance should see upside from new Rite Aid deal, says UBS
UBS analyst Michael Cherny said his review of the new Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) deal with Rite Aid (RAD) would provide immediate accretion from synergy opportunities if the deal is approved. He believes it can provide meaningful upside to earnings as well as remove the lack of clarity on capital deployment-driven earnings contribution. Thus, he sees the shares as having a positive risk/reward skew. Cherny reiterated his Buy rating and lowered his price target to $96 from $97 on Walgreens shares.
09/11/17
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09/11/17
INITIATION
Target $2.5
LOOP
Hold
Rite Aid initiated with a Hold at Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Andrew Wolf started Rite Aid (RAD) with a Hold rating and $2.50 price target, stating that he views the company's re-worked store sale to Walgreens (WBA) as a "re-launch of Rite Aid's turnaround efforts" and believes it lacks intermediate term earnings visibility.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. DowDuPont (DWDP) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie. 2. Bunge (BG) initiated with a Neutral at Baird. 3. Rite Aid (RAD) initiated with a Hold at Loop Capital. 4. Nike (NKE) was initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein, while Under Armour (UA) was initiated with an Underperform. 5. Houlihan Lokey (HLI) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance
$82.01

-0.72 (-0.87%)

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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. Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) initiated with a Buy and CVS Health (CVS) and Fred's (FRED) initiated with a Hold at Loop Capital. 2. Adobe (ADBE), Intuit (INTU), GoDaddy (GDDY) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies, while Mindbody (MB) was initiated with a Hold. 3. New Oriental Education (EDU), Bright Scholar (BEDU) and TAL Education (TAL) initiated with Overweight ratings at Morgan Stanley. 4. WellCare (WCG) coverage assumed with an Overweight at Cantor. 5. Dollar Tree (DLTR) and Dollar General (DG) reinstated with Buy ratings at BofA/Merrill. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/28/17
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Amazon, Whole Foods combined company not an incremental competitor, says Needham
Needham analyst Kevin Caliendo notes that drug retailers were weak after Amazon (AMZN) said it would provide its Prime members enhanced benefits while shopping at newly acquired Whole Foods (WFM) and cut prices on certain household staple items inside the grocer. While the analyst understands the Amazon threat will remain for the drug retailers and pharma supply chain, he believes the news should have no material impact on revenues or profits at CVS Health (CVS) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). Caliendo expects that Amazon will continue to try and lever its website and Whole Foods store locations to increase traffic, but he does not yet see the combined company as an incremental competitor beyond what each did separately.
09/07/17
WELS
09/07/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Market Perform
Perrigo signaled willingness to work with Amazon, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst David Maris noted that while presenting yesterday at the firm's conference, Perrigo (PRGO) said it would welcome working with Amazon on store brands. Currently, online sales partnerships with e-commerce arms of existing retailers, such as Walmart (WMT) and Walgreens (WBA), account for 1% of Perrigo products, he added. Maris, who said the company made an "upbeat and confident presentation," keeps a Market Perform rating on Perrigo shares.
09/14/17
LEER
09/14/17
NO CHANGE
LEER
Minimal hurricane exposure for pharma supply chain, says Leerink
Leerink analyst David Larsen sees less than 1% impact to revenues and earnings to companies in his coverage from Hurricane Harvey and Irma and believes any effects will be viewed as one-time in nature. The analyst notes that "the percentage of state impacted" and "days of impact" are particularly challenging variables in his model to estimate, but based on various assumptions he believes the hurricanes will prove to be a minor event for Express Scripts (ESRX), AmerisourceBergen (ABC), Cardinal Health (CAH), and McKesson (MCK). Nonetheless, Larsen says pharmacy retailers Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and CVS Health (CVS) may face some store closures and possible damage costs.

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