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VNTV

Vantiv

$75.00

2.75 (3.81%)

06:50
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Vantiv upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush

  • 08

    Jan

VNTV Vantiv
$75.00

2.75 (3.81%)

10/02/17
BUCK
10/02/17
INITIATION
Target $78
BUCK
Neutral
Vantiv initiated with a Neutral at Buckingham
Buckingham analyst Chris Brendler started Vantive with a Neutral rating and $78 price target, saying he thinks it has the strongest platform among merchant acquirers, but he does not believe the dilutive impact of its deal for Worldpay is yet in the stock.
11/16/17
BREN
11/16/17
INITIATION
Target $85
BREN
Buy
Vantiv initiated with a Buy at Berenberg
Berneberg analyst Tammy Qlu initiated Vantiv with a Buy and $85 price target saying she likes shares mainly due to its merger with Worldpay, which increased its exposure to the UK and Asian markets, increases e-commerce exposure, and expands capabilities and expands scale significantly.
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Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Vantiv (VNTV) initiated with a Buy at Berenberg. 2. Sea Limited (SE) initiated with a Buy at Citi. 3. Nomad Foods (NOMD) initiated with a Buy at Berenberg. 4. Access National (ANCX) initiated with an Overweight at Stephens. 5. TPI Composites (TPIC) initiated with an Outperform at JMP Securities. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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DOWNGRADE
Target $30

Sell
BTIG says sell Square after 'overdone' bitcoin-fueled rally
As previously reported, BTIG analyst Mark Palmer downgraded Square (SQ) to Sell from Neutral, as he believes the stock's valuation reflects "emphatic and unimpeded growth" but fails to factor in the risks facing the company from increasing competition from First Data's (FDC) Clover, Vantiv (VNTV) and others. Other concerns, such as macroeconomic and credit-related risks, "did not go away when some investors suddenly viewed its shares as a play on a trendy cryptocurrency" following the company's confirmation that it is testing allowing users to buy and sell bitcoin using its app, Palmer tells investors. He has a $30 price target on Square shares, which closed Friday at $48.86.

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