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V

Visa

$108.11

-0.33 (-0.30%)

, MA

MasterCard

$146.74

-0.11 (-0.07%)

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Visa initiated with an Overweight at Stephens

Stephens analyst Brett Huff started Visa (V) with an Overweight rating and $125 target, saying he thinks the company and peer MasterCard (MA) can beat near- and medium-term consensus expectations and can support higher multiples. While he also started MasterCard with an Overweight rating, he likes Visa "a bit better," partially since he sees Visa Europe as a meaningful revenue and profit growth driver, Huff tells investors.

V

Visa

$108.11

-0.33 (-0.30%)

MA

MasterCard

$146.74

-0.11 (-0.07%)

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V Visa
$108.11

-0.33 (-0.30%)

10/02/17
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10/02/17
INITIATION
Target $129
BUCK
Buy
Visa initiated with a Buy at Buckingham
Buckingham analyst Chris Brendler started Visa with a Buy rating and $129 price target, saying he still views the payments networks as the stocks to own long-term in the increasingly attractive payments sector.
10/10/17
WELS
10/10/17
UPGRADE
Target $120
WELS
Outperform
Visa upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo transferred coverage of Visa to Donald Fandetti who upgraded the stock to Outperform form Market Perform with a $120 price target. Fandetti believes Visa's earnings model for the networks remains very much intact and are supported by pricing power and significant capital return. He expects positive earnings revisions in 2018 and for Visa Europe integration to ultimately drive expense synergies as processing systems are consolidated.
10/11/17
WELS
10/11/17
UPGRADE
Target $160
WELS
Outperform
MasterCard upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Donald Fandetti took over coverage of MasterCard (MA) with an Outperform rating and $160 price target, up from the firm's prior rating of Market Perform and $130 price target. Fandetti, who believes MasterCard is well positioned to deliver roughly 20% EPS growth, has a near-term preference for Visa (V), citing valuation and Visa Europe.
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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. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Jeffrey Holford saying J&J's Pharma division is "under-modeled" by analysts and will drive above-consensus revenue and earnings growth. 2. Visa (V) and MasterCard (MA) were upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. 3. Colgate-Palmolive (CL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at SunTrust with analyst William Chappell saying the recent three consecutive quarters of weak results is an "anomaly" given the company's long term track record of consistent mid-single-digit or higher organic growth. 4. AbbVie (ABBV) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen with analyst Steve Scala saying AbbVie "showed the best" of all the companies at Cowen's Annual Therapeutics Conference last week. 5. PayPal (PYPL) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst James Faucette calling it among the few large companies that can deliver high-teens revenue and 20% EPS growth. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
MA MasterCard
$146.74

-0.11 (-0.07%)

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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. Regeneron (REGN) assumed with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray. 2. MasterCard (MA) and Visa (V) were initiated with an Overweight at Cantor Fitzgerald. 3. Liberty Global (LBTYA, LBTYK) and Liberty Global LiLAC (LILA) were initiated with a Buy at Buckingham. 4. Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP) coverage assumed with a Buy at Noble Financial. 5. Medpace (MEDP) initiated with a Market Perform at Raymond James. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/02/17
BUCK
10/02/17
INITIATION
Target $163
BUCK
Buy
MasterCard initiated with a Buy at Buckingham
Buckingham analyst Chris Brendler started MasterCard with a Buy rating and $163 price target, saying he still views the payments networks as the stocks to own long-term in the increasingly attractive payments sector.

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