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WHR

Whirlpool

$166.65

-0.88 (-0.53%)

, SSNLF

Samsung

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Whirlpool chairman praises Trump's move to establish tariff on washing machines

Whirlpool (WHR) chairman Jeff M. Fettig praised the Trump Administration's decision to uphold long-standing trade rules by establishing a tariff of up to the legal maximum of 50% on imports of large residential washing machines. The administration announced this remedy to address Samsung (SSNLF) and LG's decade-long efforts to "unlawfully dump washers and circumvent U.S. law," Whirlpool said. "This announcement caps nearly a decade of litigation and will result in new manufacturing jobs in Ohio, Kentucky, South Carolina and Tennessee," Fettig said. "This is a victory for American workers and consumers alike. By enforcing our existing trade laws, President Trump has ensured American workers will compete on a level playing field with their foreign counterparts, enabled new manufacturing jobs here in America and will usher in a new era of innovation for consumers everywhere." Whirlpool Corp. added 200 new full-time positions at its manufacturing plant in Clyde, Ohio, in anticipation of increased demand following a safeguard remedy decision. The new hires are just the beginning of increased investments in innovation, manufacturing and additional manufacturing jobs for Whirlpool and its vendors.

WHR

Whirlpool

$166.65

-0.88 (-0.53%)

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11/15/17
JPMS
11/15/17
NO CHANGE
JPMS
Overweight
Whirlpool view of N.A. industry growth a bit aggresive, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Michael Rehaut noted that U.S. "AHAM 6" appliance industry shipments fell 1.3% year-over-year in October, which he views as a modest negative for Whirlpool. Pointing to even more difficult comps in the November-December period, Rehaut added that he continues to view Whirlpool's outlook of 4-6% North American industry shipment growth in 2017 as "slightly aggressive." However, he thinks this view is largely shared by investors and reflected in the stock. He maintains an Overweight rating on Whirlpool shares.
10/24/17
LOOP
10/24/17
NO CHANGE
Target $72
LOOP
Buy
Whirlpool leaving Sears positive for Best Buy, says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Anthony Chukumba views Whirlpool (WHR) no longer offering appliances in Sears (SHLD) stores or online as "another incremental positive" for Best Buy (BBY). While picking up Whirlpool sales will have a "relatively insignificant impact" on Best Buy's annual earnings, Sears can no longer claim it carries all of the major U.S. appliance brands, which should accelerate its market share losses, Chukumba tells investors in a research note. He thinks Sears is "inching closer and closer" to a bankruptcy and reiterates a Buy rating on Best Buy with a $72 price target. The stock in morning trading is up 87c to $56.89.
10/24/17
10/24/17
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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. General Electric (GE) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel and to Underperform from Perform at Oppenheimer. 2. Whirlpool (WHR) was downgraded to Sector Perform from Top Pick at RBC Capital and to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill. 3. Roche (RHHBY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Berenberg with analyst Alistair Campbell saying he sees the company's earnings growth slowing to the slow single digits over the next five years as biosimilar competition ramps. 4. United Continental (UAL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities with the firm's analyst saying earnings initiatives do not appear to be performing to plan and he is "very skeptical" of United's ability to close the margin gap with Delta (DAL). 5. Hanesbrands (HBI) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer with analyst Anna Andreeva saying while she remains a fan of "Brands over Retailers" framework, and Hanesbrands has profitability cushions, negative organics domestically take away earnings upside bull case. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/24/17
FBCO
10/24/17
NO CHANGE
Target $187
FBCO
Neutral
Whirlpool price target lowered to $187 from $206 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Susan Maklari lowered her price target for Whirlpool to $187 from $206 as inflation and negative mix shift drive Q3 EPS below expectation. The analyst reiterates a Neutral rating on the shares.
SSNLF Samsung

12/05/17
FBCO
12/05/17
NO CHANGE
Target $85
FBCO
Outperform
Apple Pay Cash, Samsung Pay not meaningful threats to PayPal, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Paul Condra notes that in addition to Apple (AAPL) rolling out Apple Pay Cash, Samsung (SSNLF) recently filed a patent to introduce a social payment feature to Samsung Pay. While the analyst does not see these as "meaningful threats" to PayPal (PYPL), which has first-mover advantage, he believes the more important takeaway is validation of the social payments model pioneered by Venmo and the expanding ways in which internet companies are integrating payments to bolster the functionality of their platforms. He reiterates an Outperform rating and $85 price target on PayPal's shares.
11/27/17
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11/27/17
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MSCO
Equal Weight
Samsung downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Shawn Kim downgraded Samsung to Equal Weight with a lowered price target of 2.8M won. NAND prices started to reverse in Q4 while visibility on DRAM supply-demand dynamics has reduced beyond Q1 of 2018, Kim tells investors in a research note. He sees downside risk in Samsung with its memory segment not growing materially next year.
11/10/17
COWN
11/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $195
COWN
Outperform
Universal Display price target raised to $195 from $155 at Cowen
Cowen analyst Robert Stone raised his price target on Universal Display (OLED) to $195 from $155 as he believes the company is poised for a strong 2018. The analyst cited several triggers, including its multi-year deal with Samsung (SSNLF) and the continued ramp of Apple's (AAPL) iPhone X. Stone reiterated his Outperform rating on Universal Display shares.
11/06/17
PIPR
11/06/17
NO CHANGE
Target $68
PIPR
Overweight
Best Buy setup favorable after Apple, Samsung results, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Peter Keith sees a favorable setup for Best Buy (BBY) into next week's Q3 results following earnings reports from Apple (AAPL) and Samsung (SSNLF). Both earnings reports are supportive of potential for comp upside for Best Buy over the coming quarters, Keith tells investors in a pre-earnings research note. He reiterates an Overweight rating on the shares with a $68 price target.

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UAA

Under Armour; also tag UA

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Under Armour; also tag UAA

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Hovnanian

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JPMorgan

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-0.83 (-0.72%)

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Johnson & Johnson

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JPMorgan

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Johnson & Johnson

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WMT

Walmart

$104.78

1.55 (1.50%)

PFE

Pfizer

$36.26

0.55 (1.54%)

CSCO

Cisco

$44.33

0.25 (0.57%)

ABBV

AbbVie

$118.60

3.7 (3.22%)

PEP

PepsiCo

$111.06

0.09 (0.08%)

MMM

3M

$236.67

1.8 (0.77%)

BMY

Bristol-Myers

$68.96

-0.02 (-0.03%)

UTX

United Technologies

$129.26

-0.74 (-0.57%)

TXN

Texas Instruments

$104.47

-0.1 (-0.10%)

ABT

Abbott

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GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

$1,095.50

4.14 (0.38%)

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Alphabet

$1,094.80

5.28 (0.48%)

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Alphabet Class A

$1,095.50

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Alphabet

$1,094.80

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C

Citi

$76.82

-0.26 (-0.34%)

CMI

Cummins

$165.60

0.58 (0.35%)

LRCX

Lam Research

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2.2 (1.18%)

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GE

General Electric

$15.05

0.2 (1.35%)

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JEC

Jacobs Engineering

$63.19

-0.52 (-0.82%)

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Vulcan Materials

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Jacobs Engineering

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Vulcan Materials

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PWR

Quanta Services

$35.07

0.24 (0.69%)

EXP

Eagle Materials

$102.75

-3.83 (-3.59%)

FLR

Fluor

$57.63

-0.22 (-0.38%)

USCR

U.S. Concrete

$78.00

-1.4 (-1.76%)

ACM

Aecom

$35.36

0.08 (0.23%)

CBI

CB&I

$18.71

0.04 (0.21%)

GVA

Granite Construction

$60.36

2.69 (4.66%)

CAT

Caterpillar

$156.29

-3.69 (-2.31%)

MLM

Martin Marietta

$216.25

-6.34 (-2.85%)

V

Visa

$121.85

-0.43 (-0.35%)

AA

Alcoa

$47.36

-0.21 (-0.44%)

ARNC

Arconic

$25.36

0.14 (0.56%)

CENX

Century Aluminum

$24.12

1.85 (8.31%)

X

U.S. Steel

$44.75

5.76 (14.77%)

STLD

Steel Dynamics

$49.40

2.26 (4.79%)

AKS

AK Steel

$5.96

0.72 (13.74%)

CLF

Cleveland-Cliffs

$7.92

0.55 (7.46%)

NUE

Nucor

$68.54

2.96 (4.51%)

MT

ArcelorMittal

$36.48

1.19 (3.37%)

TKR

Timken

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ACRS

Aclaris Therapeutics

$20.13

-0.09 (-0.45%)

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AbbVie

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Aclaris Therapeutics

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ABBV

AbbVie

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AGN

Allergan

$164.04

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ALIOF

Actelion

ARDX

Ardelyx

$5.80

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BVX

Bovie Medical

$2.50

0.1 (4.17%)

CELG

Celgene

$95.26

-0.88 (-0.92%)

CUTR

Cutera

$48.40

-2.1 (-4.16%)

HSIC

Henry Schein

$69.52

1.14 (1.67%)

JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$133.15

1.92 (1.46%)

LLY

Eli Lilly

$78.97

0.95 (1.22%)

LMNS

Lumenis

MYGN

Myriad Genetics

$32.81

-0.57 (-1.71%)

MYL

Mylan

$42.14

0.49 (1.18%)

NVS

Novartis

$86.91

0.23 (0.27%)

PFE

Pfizer

$36.26

0.55 (1.54%)

PG

Procter & Gamble

$82.60

0.19 (0.23%)

PRGO

Perrigo

$89.55

-0.1 (-0.11%)

REGN

Regeneron

$332.15

-1.03 (-0.31%)

SNY

Sanofi

$39.91

0.19 (0.48%)

UL

Unilever; also tag UN

$53.55

-0.22 (-0.41%)

UN

Unilever; also tag UL

$54.59

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WTKWY

Wolters Kluwer

$49.37

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MIDD

Middleby

$135.00

1.94 (1.46%)

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T

AT&T

$37.14

0.14 (0.38%)

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Time Warner

$95.37

0.38 (0.40%)

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Time Warner

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CARS

Cars.com

$29.27

0.33 (1.14%)

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ONTX

Onconova

$1.07

0.01 (0.94%)

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GD

General Dynamics

$224.19

-1.21 (-0.54%)

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ATRS

Antares Pharma

$2.39

0.04 (1.70%)

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Huntington Ingalls

$265.70

10.31 (4.04%)

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DIT

AMCON Distributing

$87.50

0.13 (0.15%)

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GM

General Motors

$41.09

-0.76 (-1.82%)

, TSLA

Tesla

$335.49

1.425 (0.43%)

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General Motors

$41.09

-0.76 (-1.82%)

TSLA

Tesla

$335.49

1.425 (0.43%)

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AGN

Allergan

$164.04

-0.43 (-0.26%)

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MOG

Moog Inc

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AZN

AstraZeneca

$33.93

-0.09 (-0.26%)

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INTC

Intel

$45.56

-0.36 (-0.78%)

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