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Nielsen downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie

Macquarie analyst Tim Nollen downgraded Nielsen to Neutral and lowered its price target to $38 from $44 due to deflationary pressures on the underlying business in both media and CPG/retail sectors and lack of catalysts.

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NLSN Nielsen
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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. L Brands (LB) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Brian Tunick saying fundamental improvements are helping Victoria's Secret comps and margins are bouncing off their lows. 2. Nielsen (NLSN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Jason Bazinet saying cost cuts and better sales results will help Nielsen generate better results in 2019 and 2020. 3. Anadarko (APC) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Phillip Jungwirth saying the company's outlook suggests competitive growth, free cash flow, and shareholder returns over a multi-year span, adding that a WTI crude oil price of $55-$60/barrel can help the company generate a 3.5%-6.5% free cash flow yield by 2020. 4. Intel (INTC) upgraded to Buy from Outperform at Daiwa. 5. Square (SQ) upgraded to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI with analyst Stephen Richardson saying he believes Square's new products, with omnichannel capabilities, should help its upmarket progression. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/29/17
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Target $35
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Hold
Nielsen COO resignation adds to uncertainty, says Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Kevin McVeigh says the unexpected resignation of Nielsen COO Stephen Hasker adds to the company's uncertainty. The analyst sees the shares grinding closer to his $35 price target and keeps a Hold rating on Nielsen. The departure "underscores the uneven transition the company is facing," McVeigh writes in a research note.
12/14/17
LEHM
12/14/17
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Target $38
LEHM
Underweight
Nielsen downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Manav Patnaik downgraded Nielsen Holdings to Underweight and lowered his price target for the shares to $38 from $45. The analyst sees challenging end markets for the company as well as credibility concerns following a year of "poor" execution. Patnaik is not calling Nielsen an outright short at these levels, but expects the stock to underperform.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Verizon (VZ) downgraded to Hold on valuation at HSBC with analyst Sunil Rajgopal saying the recent rally limits upside. 2. Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank with analyst Faiza Alwy citing valuation concerns as the stock is up 35% over the last six months. 3. Nielsen (NLSN) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Manav Patnaik saying he sees challenging end markets for the company as well as credibility concerns following a year of "poor" execution. 4. Valeant (VRX) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Chris Schott saying he sees better opportunities in the sector following the recent rally in the shares. 5. Pier 1 Imports (PIR) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Gordon Haskett with analyst Chuck Grom citing the third quarter miss and lowered guidance. 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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