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HAIN

Hain Celestial

$39.84

1.35 (3.51%)

, GIS

General Mills

$54.23

0.51 (0.95%)

15:34
11/20/17
11/20
15:34
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15:34

General Mills, not Nestle, should buy Hain Celestial, Cramer says

Following a Bloomberg report that Nestle (NSRGY) has held preliminary talks about bidding to buy Hain Celestial (HAIN), CNBC's Jim Cramer tweeted: "I think $GIS should buy $HAIN not Nestle..." Reference Link

HAIN

Hain Celestial

$39.84

1.35 (3.51%)

GIS

General Mills

$54.23

0.51 (0.95%)

NSRGY

Nestle

$85.11

0.7 (0.83%)

HAIN Hain Celestial
$39.84

1.35 (3.51%)

11/10/17
LOOP
11/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $38
LOOP
Hold
Hain Celestial price target lowered to $38 from $44 at Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Andrew Wolf lowered his price target for Hain Celestial Group to $38 citing uncertainty in the cost and timing of a turnaround at the company's U.S. segment. The analyst keeps a Hold rating on the shares.
11/08/17
BERN
11/08/17
UPGRADE
BERN
Outperform
Hain Celestial upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
11/08/17
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UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Qualcomm (QCOM) was upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital and to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James. 2. Chubb (CB) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Sarah DeWitt saying she believes Chubb will be a "major beneficiary" as investors look to gain exposure to the Property & Casualty Insurance space post the third quarter catastrophe losses. 3. Take-Two (TTWO) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird with analyst Colin Sebastian citing its faster growth and better operating discipline than he expected and "essentially none" of the Grand Theft Auto usage decay he expected. 4. Hain Celestial (HAIN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein. 5. Welltower (HCN) upgraded to Overweight from Equalweight at Capital One. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/08/17
JEFF
11/08/17
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Buy
Hain Celestial recent underperformance a buying opportunity, says Jefferies
GIS General Mills
$54.23

0.51 (0.95%)

10/20/17
10/20/17
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. eBay (EBAY) initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim. 2. General Mills (GIS) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies. 3. Vistra Energy (VST) initiated with an Outperform at Evercore ISI. 4. American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) initiated with a Buy at Citi. 5. Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) initiated with a Buy at Northcoast. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/08/17
SOCG
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UPGRADE
SOCG
Hold
General Mills upgraded to Hold from Sell at Societe Generale
10/04/17
GSCO
10/04/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $87
GSCO
Neutral
Kraft Heinz downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Jason English downgraded Kraft Heinz (KHC) to Neutral and lowered his price target for the shares to $87 from $95. The analyst sees greater downside risk to estimates than upside with input cost pressure mounting. After updating his estimates across the Americas Consumer Staples group, English sees increasing risk to margin expectations as renewed input cost pressures challenge pricing power. He keeps Sell ratings on J.M. Smucker (SJM), General Mills (GIS), Church & Dwight (CHD) and Procter & Gamble (PG).
10/20/17
JEFF
10/20/17
INITIATION
Target $56
JEFF
Hold
General Mills initiated with a Hold at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Akshay Jagdale started General Mills with a Hold rating and $56 price target. The analyst is cautious on the shares near-term given concerns around the achievability of guidance and low visibility into a possible inflection in sales growth.
NSRGY Nestle
$85.11

0.7 (0.83%)

06/26/17
JPMS
06/26/17
NO CHANGE
JPMS
JPMorgan sees Kraft, Conagra, Dean rallying on Nestle speculation
JPMorgan analyst Ken Goldman expects Third Point's desire for Nestle (NSRGY) to divest assets to have an impact on shares of U.S. food producers. The analyst expects shares of Kraft Heinz (KHC), Conagra Brands (CAG) and Dean Foods (DF) to rally today on hopes of a potential accretive deal for some of Nestle's assets. The analyst thinks General Mills (GIS) shares may drop slightly on speculation that Nestle sells Cereal Partners Worldwide, which he believes would hinder the company's ability to grow cereal internationally. General Mills has a global partnership with Nestle via Cereal Partners Worldwide. Goldman also thinks Pinnacle Foods (PF) could trade down slightly with Conagra having "another potential dance partner" to do a deal.
08/16/17
PIPR
08/16/17
NO CHANGE
Target $92
PIPR
Neutral
Kraft Heinz could have interest in Nestle divestitures, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Lavery expects Kraft Heinz (KHC) to pursue further consolidation, likely in packaged food, and believes potential divestitures from Nestle (NSRGY) could fit the company's criteria well. Such a deal could boost Kraft's international scale and provide synergy savings in its U.S. frozen supply chain, the analyst tells investors in a research note. He maintains a Neutral rating on Kraft Heinz shares with a $92 price target.
10/04/17
MSCO
10/04/17
NO CHANGE
Target $62
MSCO
Overweight
'Third Wave' coffee shops still too small to hurt Starbucks, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst John Glass said the emergence of more "Third Wave" coffee shops have fueled competitive fears for Starbucks (SBUX), but he contends that the absolute numbers of specialty chains with 10 or more units remain small and most data sources show smaller chains and independents are flat to slightly declining in number. Recent high profile investments in specialty coffee, such as JAB's purchases of Stumptown and Intelligentsia and Nestle's (NSRGY) majority stake in Blue Bottle, are making headlines, but the brands' competitive relevance may be overstated, Glass tells investors. The analyst, who added that the last time McDonald's (MCD) pushed into specialty coffee it had "no discernable negative impact on Starbucks, and arguably even a positive one," keeps an Overweight rating and $62 price target on Starbucks shares.
10/13/17
CHLM
10/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $7
CHLM
Buy
Market just beginning to recognize Codexis opportunity, says Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Matt Hewitt says Codexis (CDXS) has a "unique proprietary CodeEvolver protein engineering platform" that is being sought by large pharma names, citing yesterday's announcement of a partnership with Nestle (NSRGY). Hewitt says that despite the recent stock price appreciation, the increasing value of the company's development pipeline suggests the markets is just starting to recognize the opportunity. The analyst has a Buy rating and a $7 price target on the stock.

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