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Blue Buffalo Pet Products

$39.95

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Blue Buffalo Pet downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo

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BUFF Blue Buffalo Pet Products
$39.95

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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. 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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02/26/18
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In-Line
Blue Buffalo downgraded to In-Line from Outperform at Imperial Capital
Imperial Capital analyst George Kelly downgraded Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) to In-Line while raising his price target for the shares to $40 from $30. The analyst views the General Mills (GIS) acquisition price as fair. He believes a higher bid is unlikely.
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SOCG
02/26/18
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Target $48
SOCG
Sell
General Mills downgraded to Sell after Blue Buffalo deal at Societe Generale
Societe Generale analyst Warren Ackerman downgraded General Mills (GIS) to Sell from Hold following the company's announcement of a deal to acquire Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) for $8B, as he sees execution risk associated with the "expensive" bolt-on deal, which he also said is "very ROIC dilutive." The Blue Buffalo deal also leaves General Mills with little room for further M&A, Ackerman tells investors. He lowered his price target on General Mills shares to $48 from $58.
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02/26/18
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Target $40
SBSH
Neutral
Blue Buffalo Pet Products downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi
Citi analyst David Driscoll downgraded Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) to Neutral following the takeover by General Mills (GIS). The analyst sees a low probability of competing takeover bids for the company, but recognizes "that there still is a possibility." Driscoll raised his price target for Blue Buffalo to $40 from $39. He also lowered his price target for Buy-rated General Mills to $69 from $71.

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