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Lowe's

$82.26

0.8 (0.98%)

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07:47

Lowe's price target raised to $90 from $85 at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank analyst Mike Baker raised his price target for Lowe's to $90 and reiterates a Buy rating on the name following meetings with management. The analyst says Lowe's remains one of his favorite retail ideas even after a 15% stock increase year-to-date. Baker continues to have a favorable fundamental view on the home center space as well as Lowe's specific initiatives.

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LOW Lowe's
$82.26

0.8 (0.98%)

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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. Teva (TEVA) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse by analyst Vamil Divan, saying that while Teva has dramatically reduced 2017 guidance, the core challenges they are facing should not fade anytime soon. The analyst pointed out that pricing pressure and increased competition in the U.S. generics business will remain, the appointment of a full-time CEO is still pending and the threat of generic competition to Copaxone 40mg still looms. 2. Lowe's (LOW) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital by analyst Wayne Hood based on the company's results and guidance which he said were "disappointing." The analyst expects the company's profitability to remain "challenged" going forward. 3. Dick's Sporting (DKS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen, saying it had overestimated the company's ability to achieve its prior guidance and maintain its profitability. Cowen pointed to a number of headwinds for Dick's, including increasing digital competition and the negative side of industry cyclical trends. 4. J.M. Smucker (SJM) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan. 5. LaSalle Hotel (LHO) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Boenning & Scattergood by analyst Floris van Dijkum citing recent share outperformance and potential declining comparable EBITDA that could pressure future NAV. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/25/17
BARD
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BARD
Outperform
Home Depot, Lowe's comps historically boosted by hurricanes, says Baird
Baird analyst Peter Benedict said that homecenters such as Home Depot (HD), Lowe's (LOW) and Tractor Supply (TSCO) historically see a positive impact on their comp sales, often of 50bps-plus, during quarters when hurricanes hit. In terms of potential exposure to Hurricane Harvey, Tractor Supply has the largest mix of Texas stores, followed by Home Depot and Lowe's, according to Benedict, who added that Harvey's potential impact seems likely to be less material than Hurricane Matthew or Hurricane Sandy, but should still "net out to some modest positive impact" to Q3 comps.
09/05/17
BOFA
09/05/17
INITIATION
Target $95
BOFA
Lowe's reinstated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Elizabeth Suzuki reinstated Lowe's (LOW) with a Buy and a $95 price target saying it may be entering a period of "catch-up" versus Home Depot (HD) through share growth of pro customers, while benefiting from a favorable housing cycle.
09/12/17
OPCO
09/12/17
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Hardlines to benefit as hurricane cleanup efforts take hold, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Brian Nagel notes that the final tally of damages left behind by recent hurricanes is unlikely to be known for some time, and envisions a long and arduous period of cleanup and rebuilding across impacted regions. Nagel believes a collection of Hardlines names are particularly well positioned to capitalize upon a potential strengthening in underlying demand trends, including the leading home centers Home Depot (HD) and Lowe's (LOW), Lumber Liquidators (LL), Tractor Supply (TSCO), CarMax (KMX), and the auto parts chains AutoZone (AZO), O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), Advance Auto Parts (AAP). Costco (COST) likely benefited as households stocked up on products ahead of storms, he adds.

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