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FLO

Flowers Foods

$18.53

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Pivotal sees inflection point in Flowers Foods, ups target to $26

Pivotal Research analyst Timothy Ramey believes the market has not recognized the "clear inflection point" in Flowers Foods. The analyst sees evidence of "strong momentum" at the company and believes Project Centennial will improve profitability. He boosted his 2018 earnings estimate for Flowers to $1.20 from $1.02, well above the consensus estimate of 93c. It is "remarkable" that neither the lower tax rate for 2018 nor the inflection point in margins appears reflected in Street estimates, Ramey tells investors in a research note. He upped his price target for shares to $26 from $23 and keeps a Buy rating on Flowers Foods.

FLO Flowers Foods
$18.53

0.04 (0.22%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Starbucks (SBUX) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim and to Hold from Buy at Stifel. 2. Spirit Airlines (SAVE) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham and BofA/Merrill and to In-Line from Outperform at Imperial Capital. 3. Flowers Foods (FLO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies with analyst Akshay Jagdale saying his positive thesis on bread industry pricing becoming more rational has not played out. 4. AstraZeneca (AZN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Vincent Meunier saying shares look fairly valued as he removed MYSTIC from his models. 5. U.S. Steel (X) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi with analyst Alexander Hacking saying he sees downside risk to U.S. flat rolled prices for the remainder of 2017. 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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Flowers Foods upgraded to Buy with $23 target at Pivotal Research
Pivotal Research analyst Timothy Ramey upgraded Flowers Foods to Buy from Hold and raised his price target for the shares to $23 from $17. The analyst believes the Q3 results may be an inflection point and that the stage is set up for a return to growth in 2018.

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