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DRI

Darden

$99.31

0.79 (0.80%)

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Darden to record non-cash net tax benefits of approximately $70M from Tax Act

The company also announced the fiscal 2018 anticipated financial impacts of H.R. 1, originally known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted on December 22, 2017. During the Company's fiscal third quarter ending February 25, 2018, the Company will be required to revalue its deferred tax assets and deferred tax liabilities to account for the future impact of lower corporate tax rates on these deferred amounts. Based upon preliminary analysis, the Company estimates that it will record non-cash net tax benefits of approximately $70M, or approximately 56c per diluted share, related to the revaluation of these deferred tax items.

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DRI Darden
$99.31

0.79 (0.80%)

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Darden upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
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Target $108

Buy
Darden upgraded to Buy after 'strong' quarter at Argus
As previously reported, Argus analyst John Staszak upgraded Darden to Buy from Hold after the company's "strong" Q2 report, contending that the company can transfer the initiatives to price aggressively, lower costs and increase customer traffic at Olive Garden to also improve results at its specialty brands. The analyst, who said he views management's guidance as conservative and raised his own Darden estimates, set a $108 price target on the stock.
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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. Darden (DRI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst John Staszak citing the company's "strong" second quarter report, contending that the company can transfer the initiatives to price aggressively, lower costs and increase customer traffic at Olive Garden to also improve results at its specialty brands. 2. Exxon Mobil (XOM) was upgraded to Focus List from Outperform and Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) was upgraded to Outperform at Scotia Howard Weil. 3. JPMorgan (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC) were upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Buckingham. 4. Community Bank System (CBU) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Sandler O'Neill. 5. Spirit Airlines (SAVE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Michael Linenberg saying he believes Airline underperformers in 2017 could see the most upside in 2018 as their prospects improve. 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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Target $205
RHCO
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McDonald's price target raised to $205 from $178 at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Jake Bartlett raised his price target on McDonald's to $205 and keeps his Buy rating as part of his "Buy the Tax News" research note on Restaurants. Bartlett says tax reform will be a "windfall for restaurants", boosting their top-line on increased consumer spending and bottom-line through tax expense reduction. The analyst anticipates about 50-100bps improvement in comps, along with a shift away from the deep-value promotional environment of the past few years. Bartlett also raises his price target on Cracker Barrel (CBRL) to $163 from $140, Chipotle (CMG) to $363 from $355, Darden (DRI) to $109 from $95, and Wingstop (WING) to $50 from $40.

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JUNO

Juno Therapeutics

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