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PNC

PNC Financial

$133.52

0.09 (0.07%)

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Goldman Sachs

$230.26

-0.77 (-0.33%)

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PNC Financial downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank analyst Matt O'Connor downgraded PNC Financial (PNC) to Hold as he seeks to lessen exposure to traditional banks. The analyst sees net interest income growth slowing and credit costs inching up as the Fed raises short rates and the yield curve flattens. He believes a number of positives are priced into PNC shares. O'Connor upped his price target for the stock to $136 from $130. The analyst continues to prefer banks with a "turnaround angle," like Goldman Sachs (GS) and Wells Fargo (WFC), and remains positive on capital markets businesses like Morgan Stanley (MS). O'Connor this morning also downgraded JPMorgan (JPM) to Hold.

PNC

PNC Financial

$133.52

0.09 (0.07%)

GS

Goldman Sachs

$230.26

-0.77 (-0.33%)

WFC

Wells Fargo

$54.03

-0.22 (-0.41%)

MS

Morgan Stanley

$47.74

-0.48 (-1.00%)

JPM

JPMorgan

$94.12

-0.71 (-0.75%)

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PNC PNC Financial
$133.52

0.09 (0.07%)

08/09/17
WELS
08/09/17
INITIATION
Target $119
WELS
Market Perform
PNC Financial resumed with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo resumed coverage of PNC Financial with a Market Perform rating and $119 price target.
07/17/17
RAFF
07/17/17
UPGRADE
RAFF
Buy
PNC Financial upgraded to Buy from Hold at Rafferty Capital
07/11/17
BARD
07/11/17
NO CHANGE
BARD
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.
07/17/17
FBCO
07/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $126
FBCO
Neutral
PNC Financial price target raised to $126 from $114 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Susan Roth Katzke raised her price target for PNC Financial to $126 from $114 after the company reported Q2 EPS "solidly" above consensus. The analyst reiterates a Neutral rating on the shares.
GS Goldman Sachs
$230.26

-0.77 (-0.33%)

09/12/17
KBWI
09/12/17
NO CHANGE
KBWI
Market Perform
Keefe Bruyette 'somewhat skeptical' of Goldman Sachs revenue targets
Keefe Bruyette analyst Brian Kleinhanzl noted that Goldman Sachs co-COO Harvey Schwartz identified $5B in revenue opportunities that the company sees over the next 3 years, though he is "somewhat skeptical" of the bank's ability to hit these targets given that its strategy requires penetrating new markets or segments outside of its traditional strengths. The analyst, who thinks Goldman remains a "show-me stock," keeps a Market Perform rating on the shares.
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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. Goldman Sachs (GS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS with analyst Brennan Hawken saying the market seems to be pricing in an inflection in Goldman's trading revenue despite the recent weakness, suggesting a recovery is needed to justify 2018 consensus estimates. 2. Constellation Brands (STZ) downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs. 3. Boston Beer (SAM) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst Judy Hong saying she sees further downside risk from weaker volumes and believes 2018 will be another year of volume decline and limited margin offset. 4. athenahealth (ATHN) downgraded to Underweight from Equal-Weight at First Analysis with analyst Frank Sparacino saying the valuation at current share levels is ahead of the underlying fundamentals in the short term. 5. PPG (PPG) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at SunTrust and to Neutral from Buy 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.
08/09/17
WELS
08/09/17
INITIATION
Target $265
WELS
Outperform
Goldman Sachs resumed with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo resumed coverage of Goldman Sachs (GS) with an Outperform rating and $265 price target. The analyst prefers Goldman over Morgan Stanley (MS), saying the bank has about "twice as fast" organic revenue growth for more than 20 years, and "much faster" earnings growth over 15 years. Mayo named Citi (C) his top pick among the Large-Cap banks.
08/11/17
HSBC
08/11/17
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HSBC
Hold
Goldman Sachs downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC
WFC Wells Fargo
$54.03

-0.22 (-0.41%)

09/14/17
SBSH
09/14/17
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Buy
Citi says business model not broken, time to buy Wells Fargo
Citi analyst Keith Horowitz proclaims now is the time to buy shares of Wells Fargo. Over the past year, the company's total return is up 7% versus 36% for peers, Horowitz tells investors in a research note. He attributes all the underperformance to lower multiple expansion. Wells now trades at the highest implied cost of equity at 10.9% on the analyst's valuation screen, which he says has historically been a very good buy indicator. Horowitz believes Wells Fargo's business improved, not broken. The company's issue is an "aggressive sales culture encouraged the wrong behavior leading to strong account generation," which had an immaterial impact to earnings, Horowitz writes. He believes the bank's fundamental outlook has not changed.
07/31/17
BMOC
07/31/17
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BMOC
Market Perform
Citi downgraded on valuation, lack of catalysts at BMO Capital
As noted earlier, BMO Capital downgraded Citi (C) to Market Perform from Outperform. Analyst James Fotheringham downgraded the stock based on valuation and lack of catalysts. In conjunction with this note, he upgraded Wells Fargo (WFC) to Outperform from Market Perform and ended his pair trade call of going long Citi and short Wells Fargo. Target on Citi is $65.
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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. Altria Group (MO) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital with analyst Nik Modi saying he believes the FDA's tobacco announcement on Friday was "very much in line" with industry expectations despite the surprise to investors. 2. American Airlines (AAL) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen. 3. Baidu (BIDU) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura Instinet with analyst Jialong Shi-NIHK citing accelerating revenue momentum driven by news feed ads and an undervalued video business. 4. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital with analyst James Fotheringham citing valuation. The firm also ended its pair trade call of going long Citi (C) and short Wells Fargo. 5. GoPro (GPRO) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Yuuji Anderson saying valuation better reflects efforts to driver better product cycles through software improvements. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/15/17
UBSW
09/15/17
NO CHANGE
Target $56
UBSW
Neutral
Wells Fargo revenue headwinds can persist, says UBS
UBS analyst Saul Martinez said proprietary analysis suggests Wells Fargo's difficult backdrop for client acquisition remains and the recent disclosures have kept the company in the spotlight for the wrong reasons. He believes earnings growth depends on efficiency improvement and more aggressive stock buybacks. Martinez maintained his Neutral rating and lowered his price target to $56 from $59 on Wells Fargo shares.
MS Morgan Stanley
$47.74

-0.48 (-1.00%)

07/24/17
UBSW
07/24/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $230
UBSW
Neutral
Goldman Sachs downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
UBS analyst Brennan Hawken downgraded Goldman Sachs (GS) to Neutral and cut his price target for the shares to $230 from $255. The bank closed Friday down $2.12 to $220.18. The market seems to be pricing in an inflection in Goldman's trading revenue despite the recent weakness, suggesting a recovery is needed to justify 2018 consensus estimates, Hawken tells investors in a research note. The analyst sees better opportunities for investors, such as Morgan Stanley (MS), as he has "limited confidence" in a revenue recovery at Goldman.
08/09/17
WELS
08/09/17
INITIATION
Target $48
WELS
Market Perform
Morgan Stanley resumed with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo resumed coverage of Morgan Stanley with a Market Perform rating and $48 price target.
09/15/17
HSBC
09/15/17
UPGRADE
Target $53
HSBC
Buy
Morgan Stanley upgraded to Buy from Hold at HSBC
HSBC analyst Alevizos Alevizakos upgraded Morgan Stanley to Buy with a slightly reduced price target of $53.
JPM JPMorgan
$94.12

-0.71 (-0.75%)

08/09/17
WELS
08/09/17
INITIATION
Target $110
WELS
Outperform
JPMorgan resumed with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo resumed coverage JPMorgan with an Outperform rating and $110 price target.
09/26/17
DBAB
09/26/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $96
DBAB
Hold
JPMorgan downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Matt O'Connor downgraded JPMorgan to Hold as he seeks to lessen exposure to traditional banks. The analyst sees net interest income growth slowing and credit costs inching up as the Fed raises short rates and the yield curve flattens. He believes further meaningful outperformance of JPMorgan shares will be harder amid increased competition within investment banking and trading as well as slowing loan growth. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $96 from $90. The bank closed yesterday down 71c to $94.12.
07/06/17
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Nike (NKE) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James. 2. JPMorgan (JPM) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs. 3. At Home Group (HOME) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust. 4. Logitech (LOGI) initiated with a Buy at Citi. 5. Medtronic (MDT) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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