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BAC

Bank of America

$32.42

0.39 (1.22%)

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JPMorgan

$118.77

1.46 (1.24%)

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Bank of America sees opening over 500 branches in four years, Reuters reports

Bank of America (BAC) plans to open over 500 new branches over the next four years across the U.S., Reuters reports. Following recent expansions in Denver, Minneapolis and Indianapolis, the bank is planning branches in cities like Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh. JPMorgan Chase (JPM) said earlier this year that it will build up to 400 new branches over five years as it expands into 15-20 new states and cities that may include Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Reference Link

BAC

Bank of America

$32.42

0.39 (1.22%)

JPM

JPMorgan

$118.77

1.46 (1.24%)

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BAC Bank of America
$32.42

0.39 (1.22%)

01/18/18
BMOC
01/18/18
NO CHANGE
Target $34
BMOC
Market Perform
Bank of America price target raised to $34 from $31 at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham raised his price target on Bank of America to $34 despite its "expense-driven" miss on Q4 earnings. Fotheringham says he remains bullish on banks based on the "indirect benefits of tax reform", while keeping his Market Perform rating on Bank of America given its two-year forward PE valuation trading around long-term historical average.
01/18/18
RBCM
01/18/18
NO CHANGE
Target $35
RBCM
Outperform
Bank of America price target raised to $35 from $30 at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Gerard Cassidy raised his price target on Bank of America to $35, citing a "strong all around performance" in Q4 along with the bank's commitment to keeping a low expense and growing top line profile. Cassidy says the bank remains "rate sensitive" and expects some $3.3B in net interest income from a 100bps move in short term rates. The analyst also keeps his Outperform rating on Bank of America, pointing to a positive impact from a stronger U.S. economy on its businesses, along with the return of excess capital, supporting a higher stock price view.
01/31/18
DBAB
01/31/18
NO CHANGE
Target $15
DBAB
Sell
GE likely to be dropped from Dow 30 index, says Deutsche Bank
General Electric (GE) is likely to be dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average after being in the index of 30 companies for over 110 years as an original member since 1896, Deutsche Bank analyst John Inch tells investors in a research note. The chances that GE could be removed from the Dow are increasing as the company continues to face "substantial challenges," the analyst writes. These include "earnings and cash pressure, tough global power generation markets, aggressive downsizing, shrinking its portfolio, management shake-up and SEC investigations," Inch argues. He sees "headline risk" as the most significant risk factor if GE were to be dropped from the Dow, "potentially amplified by GE's high mix of retail investors." Inch notes that the last major Dow shakeup occurred in September 2003, when American Airlines (AAL), Bank of America (BAC) and Hewlett Packard (HPQ) were removed and Goldman Sachs (GS), Nike (NKE) and Verizon (VZ) were added. Inch has a Sell rating on General Electric with a $15 price target. The shares closed yesterday down 33c to $15.95.
02/02/18
MSCO
02/02/18
NO CHANGE
MSCO
BofA, JPMorgan, Citi best positioned for tougher CCAR test, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Betsy Graseck said she had expected an easier stress test from the Federal Reserve but that the 2018 CCAR test actually seems tougher than last year, given the more intense recessions and lower asset prices modeled in it. A tougher test makes her less optimistic on her strong payout growth expectations, said Graseck, who sees Bank of America (BAC), JPMorgan (JPM) and Citi (C) as best positioned to "weather the storm" and increase payouts given their resilient balance sheets and significant excess capital. She sees Goldman Sachs (GS), which recently cut buybacks, as at risk from a tougher test, which likely weighs on the bank's 2018 ask, Graseck added.
JPM JPMorgan
$118.77

1.46 (1.24%)

02/13/18
KBWI
02/13/18
UPGRADE
Target $127
KBWI
Outperform
JPMorgan upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Brian Kleinhanzl upgraded JPMorgan to Outperform with an unchanged price target of $127. The analyst views the recent pullback in the shares as a buying opportunity.
02/13/18
02/13/18
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. JPMorgan (JPM) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette with analyst Brian Kleinhanzl saying he views the recent pullback in the shares as a buying opportunity. 2. Total (TOT) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley and to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James. 3. Celgene (CELG) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Geoff Meacham saying the current valuation largely reflects the risk. 4. Quest Diagnostics (DGX) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst A.J. Rice saying he believes the company has "substantial runway on several fronts," including its Optum partnership related to revenue cycle management, which he believes could reduce bad debts and claims denials. 5. Boeing (BA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Edward Jones. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
02/21/18
MSCO
02/21/18
NO CHANGE
Target $136
MSCO
Overweight
Morgan Stanley sees JPMorgan turning tax savings into market share gains
Morgan Stanley analyst Betsy Graseck raised her 2022 EPS estimate for JPMorgan (JPM) by 2%, or 34c, stating that she expects the bank to reach top 5 in the 15-20 new markets it previously said it will use a part of its tax savings reinvestments to enter. The 34c in EPS she estimates JPMorgan can add by building out its presence in 20 new markets by 2022 is "far more compelling" than using the same amount of money to buy back stock, which would increase 2022 EPS only 5c, said Graseck. The analyst sees about a third of JPMorgan's new deposit share gains to come from Wells Fargo (WFC) and cut her 2022 EPS forecast for the latter by 1.2%. Graseck keeps an Overweight rating on JPMorgan ahead of the bank's February 27 investor day and increased her price target on the stock to $136 from $133.
02/21/18
JEFF
02/21/18
NO CHANGE
JEFF
JPMorgan price target raised to $131 from $124 at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Ken Usdin raised his price target on JPMorgan to $131 from $124, as well his FY18/FY19 EPS estimates for the company, ahead of JPMorgan's Investor Day on February 27, where Usdin expects to hear an "upbeat message about the macro backdrop, organic growth, and ongoing investments." Usdin maintained a Buy rating on JPMorgan shares.

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Berkshire Hathaway

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