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Huntsman

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Huntsman- Clariant deal looks 'less likely,' Dow Jones says

The proposed merger between Clariant and Huntsman looks less probable, according to a story from Dow Jones. An activist investor that is opposed to the deal has increased its stake in Clariant to 15%, said Dow Jones, citing Berenberg. "They, like us, see limited strategic rationale in the deal and may be able to rally others against it, though it is likely to be approved by antitrust authorities with few hurdles," Berenberg said, according to the report from Dow Jones.

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Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Huntsman (HUN) upgraded to Overweight from Sector Weight at KeyBanc with analyst Michael Sison saying he believes HuntsmanClariant will generate "attractive earnings growth" through the end of the decade. He also sees the IPO of Venator (VNTR) as a potential catalyst. 2. Caterpillar (CAT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Joel Tiss saying he expects the company to provide five year Earnings Per Share guidance at its September investor event "that could approach" his $16 outlook. 3. Michaels (MIK) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Christopher Horvers saying the risk/reward at current share levels is attractive. 4. Xerox (XRX) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays with analyst Mark Moskowitz saying better market conditions and cost take-outs could help the company improve revenue and margins. 5. Leggett & Platt (LEG) upgraded to Long-Term Buy from Neutral at Hilliard Lyons with analyst Spencer Joyce saying the upgrade is not a call on Q2 results, but does expect positive commentary toward second half 2017 and believes valuation provides a compelling long-term entry point. 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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Huntsman upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
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Huntsman upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Frank Mitsch upgraded Huntsman to Outperform saying the recent weakness in the shares is a buying opportunity. The collapse of the Clariant merger would be an "additional positive" given Huntsman's "better-than-ever" balance sheet, cash generation prospects and standalone businesses' potential, Mitsch tells investors in a research note after meeting with management. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $32 from $30.
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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. McDonald's (MCD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow with analyst Alton Stump citing better than expected third quarter U.S. comparable store sales trends. 2. Philip Morris (PM) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Judy Hong saying the company offers a "rare innovation product cycle story within Staples" along with the strongest global positioning in next generation products. 3. BlackRock (BLK) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Alexander Blostein saying he expects an acceleration in annual operating income growth given improving trends in active, easing pressures on blended fee rates, and scaling of its tech platform which should lead to sustainable multiple improvement. 4. Potbelly (PBPB) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst Nicole Miller Regan saying she believes a "compelling" turnaround is building. 5. Huntsman (HUN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo with analyst Frank Mitsch saying the recent weakness in the shares is a buying opportunity. 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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