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STL

Sterling Bancorp

$24.65

-0.15 (-0.60%)

, OIS

Oil States

$25.35

-0.15 (-0.59%)

04:55
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Sterling Bancorp to repalce Oil States in S&P 400 at open on 10/2

Sterling Bancorp (STL) is acquiring Astoria (AF) in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final closing conditions. Post merger, Sterling Bancorp will be more representative of the mid-cap market space. Oil States is more representative of the small-cap market space.

STL

Sterling Bancorp

$24.65

-0.15 (-0.60%)

OIS

Oil States

$25.35

-0.15 (-0.59%)

AF

Astoria Financial

$21.50

-0.13 (-0.60%)

STL Sterling Bancorp
$24.65

-0.15 (-0.60%)

04/11/17
FBRC
04/11/17
INITIATION
Target $25
FBRC
Market Perform
Sterling Bancorp initiated with a Market Perform at FBR Capital
FBR Capital analyst Stephen Moss started Sterling Bancorp with a Market Perform rating and $25 price target.
03/09/17
SDLR
03/09/17
UPGRADE
SDLR
Buy
Sterling Bancorp upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill
04/05/17
SPHN
04/05/17
INITIATION
Target $30
SPHN
Overweight
Sterling Bancorp initiated with an Overweight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Erik Zwick initiated Sterling Bancorp with an Overweight rating and $30 price target, citing its organic growth and M&A strategy.
04/11/17
FBRC
04/11/17
INITIATION
Target $25
FBRC
Market Perform
Sterling Bancorp initiated with a Market Perform at FBR Capital
FBR Capital analyst Stephen Moss started Sterling Bancorp with a Market Perform rating and $25 price target.
OIS Oil States
$25.35

-0.15 (-0.59%)

08/01/17
GUGG
08/01/17
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GUGG
Neutral
Oil States downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim
06/21/17
MSCO
06/21/17
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MSCO
Equal Weight
Oil States downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
06/16/17
WELS
06/16/17
INITIATION
Target $33
WELS
Outperform
Oil States initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Judson Bailey started Oil States International with an Outperform rating and $33 price target. The company offers "compelling long-term leverage to Lower 48 shale development," the analyst contends.
08/01/17
LOOP
08/01/17
NO CHANGE
Target $34
LOOP
Buy
Oil States price target lowered to $34 from $44 at Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Stephen Gengaro lowered his estimates for Oil States after the company reported lower than expected 2Q results and gave "lackluster" guidance and cut his price target on the shares to $34 from $44. However, he keeps a Buy rating on Oil States, as he sees its U.S. land business benefiting from rising completion activity over the next several quarters.
AF Astoria Financial
$21.50

-0.13 (-0.60%)

04/27/17
KBWI
04/27/17
UPGRADE
Target $25.5
KBWI
Outperform
Astoria Financial upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Collyn Gilbert upgraded Astoria Financial to Outperform with a $25.50 price target.
03/08/17
MAXM
03/08/17
NO CHANGE
Target $30
MAXM
Buy
Sterling Bancorp price target raised to $30 after Astoria deal at Maxim
Maxim analyst Michael Diana raised his price target on Sterling Bancorp (STL) to $30 from $28 based on his preliminary pro forma 2018 EPS estimate for the company following its all-stock merger deal with Astoria Financial (AF). The transaction would double Sterling's size and, more importantly, "dramatically" increase its presence in Long Island, an area with very favorable demographics, said Diana. The analyst, who expressed a high degree of confidence in the due diligences and merger integration skills of Sterling's management team, keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
03/08/17
PIPR
03/08/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $23.5
PIPR
Neutral
Astoria Financial downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Matthew Breese downgraded Astoria Financial (AF) to Neutral citing the announced merger with Sterling Bancorp (STL). The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $23.50 from $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. Procter & Gamble (PG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst Astrachan citing "recent negative FX movement, moderate anticipated input cost inflation, and continued heightened geopolitical uncertainty." 2. JetBlue (JBLU) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James with analyst Savanthi Syth saying shares will be range bound near-term due to RASM pressures from capacity growth new market expansion, and increased cost inflation. 3. Barrick Gold (ABX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at TD Securities analyst Greg Barnes saying shares have significantly outperformed in 2016 and sees fewer company-specific catalysts in 2017. 4. New York Community Bancorp (NYCB) and Astoria Financial (AF) were downgraded to Underperform at FBR Capital. 5. Goldman Sachs (GS) and U.S. Bancorp (USB) were downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities. 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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