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WFC

Wells Fargo

$54.99

0.23 (0.42%)

, MS

Morgan Stanley

$51.17

-0.12 (-0.23%)

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WFC

Wells Fargo

$54.99

0.23 (0.42%)

MS

Morgan Stanley

$51.17

-0.12 (-0.23%)

BAC

Bank of America

$29.27

-0.24 (-0.81%)

C

Citi

$66.34

0.18 (0.27%)

WBK

Westpac Banking

$20.67

0.125 (0.61%)

GS

Goldman Sachs

$232.00

-1.695 (-0.73%)

BCS

Barclays

$10.59

-0.225 (-2.08%)

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WFC Wells Fargo
$54.99

0.23 (0.42%)

04/16/18
BARD
04/16/18
NO CHANGE
Target $62
BARD
Outperform
Lower expectations limit Wells Fargo downside, says Baird
Baird analyst David George said Wells Fargo reported messy Q1 results, but lowered expectations should limit the downside in the shares. The analyst said core fees were weak, but expenses were in line as was loan growth. George maintained his Outperform rating and $62 price target on Wells Fargo shares.
04/16/18
NOMU
04/16/18
NO CHANGE
Target $68
NOMU
Buy
Wells Fargo earnings underwhelming, but not a value trap, says Nomura
Nomura Instinet analyst Bill Carcache lowered his price target for Wells Fargo to $68 from $72 saying Friday's earnings results were "underwhelming" as the company reported softer revenue growth. The analyst, however, continues to believe that shares of Wells Fargo are "not a value trap." Shareholders "able to weather the current storm" will be rewarded with 10% earnings growth, mid- to high-teens return on tangible equity, and a multiple rerating when the market regains confidence, Carcache tells investors in a research note. He keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
04/17/18
BMOC
04/17/18
NO CHANGE
Target $34
BMOC
Market Perform
Bank of America is the best of the 'big four' U.S. banks, says BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham kept his Market Perform rating and $34 price target on Bank of America (BAC) after its in-line Q1 earnings but raised his FY18 EPS view to $2.62 from $2.59 and FY19 view to $3.18 from $3.12. Fotheringham says than in contrast, he lowered earnings forecasts for JPMorgan (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), and Citigroup (C) because of higher costs and lower revenues, but Bank of America's better than expected net interest income rise justifies his view of the bank as the "best of the bunch". The analyst also notes the bank's more favorable valuation trading at a below-average two-year-forward P/E multiple despite his forecast of double the core earnings growth rate of Bank of America's peers.
04/30/18
04/30/18
UPGRADE

Outperform
Wells Fargo double upgraded to Outperform at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst David Konrad upgraded Wells Fargo to Outperform from Underperform with a $61 price target citing attractive valuation, low expectations, and near-term catalysts. Konrad said valuation and consensus estimates have finally come down and said shares are trading at 11.3x his 2019 "stressed earnings" estimate, compared to super regionals trading at 12.3x. The analyst expects low expense guidance at the upcoming investor day and passing CCAR in June to serve as positive catalysts for shares.
MS Morgan Stanley
$51.17

-0.12 (-0.23%)

04/18/18
BMOC
04/18/18
NO CHANGE
Target $245
BMOC
Market Perform
Goldman Sachs price target raised to $245 from $221 at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham raised his price target on Goldman Sachs (GS) to $245 after the company's Q1 revenue beat, saying it is "back to stealing market share in its core business" as its FICC - fixed income, currencies, and commodities - trading rose 23% vs. a 4% decline for peers. The analyst adds that while Goldman Sachs will continue to experience positive operating leverage, its valuation relative to Morgan Stanley (MS) cannot be justified, favoring the latter based on its greater exposure to higher-multiple asset management businesses. Fotheringham keeps his Market Perform rating on Goldman Sachs.
04/06/18
WELS
04/06/18
NO CHANGE
Target $330
WELS
Outperform
Goldman Sachs to benefit from market volatility, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo says rising volatility could push his above consensus estimates for Goldman Sachs (GS) even higher. Goldman could be one of the biggest volatility beneficiaries, Mayo tells investors in a research note. He notes Goldman generates the highest contribution from trading among the large U.S. banks, with Morgan Stanley (MS) being second. The analyst keeps an Outperform rating on Goldman shares with a $330 price target.
04/09/18
BERN
04/09/18
INITIATION
Target $51
BERN
Underperform
Morgan Stanley initiated with an Underperform at Bernstein
Bernstein initiated Morgan Stanley with an Underperform and $51 price target.
04/19/18
BMOC
04/19/18
NO CHANGE
Target $72
BMOC
Outperform
Morgan Stanley 'richly deserves' higher valuation multiple, says BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham kept his Outperform rating and $72 price target on Morgan Stanley after its Q1 earnings beat while also raising his FY18 EPS view to $4.78 from $4.51. The analyst cites his expectations of higher trading revenues and also points to lower EPS volatility relative to that Goldman Sachs (GS), even though Morgan Stanley's multiple of 9.7-times two-year-forward PE is below Goldman's 10-times.
BAC Bank of America
$29.27

-0.24 (-0.81%)

04/03/18
BMOC
04/03/18
NO CHANGE
Target $34
BMOC
Market Perform
Bank of America pullback provides a buying opportunity, says BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham says that the recent near-10% pullback in the Bank of America stock price provides investors with a buying opportunity. The analyst contends that the bank's stock trades much more closely in line with short term interest rates rather than the 10-year and believes that its net interest margins will prove to be "insensitive" to lower yields on the benchmark as well as higher LIBOR-OIS spreads. Fotheringham keeps his $34 price target and Market Perform rating on Bank of America, adding that its current two-year-forward P/E valuation multiple is close to its long-term historical average.
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.
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.
C Citi
$66.34

0.18 (0.27%)

05/17/18
DAIW
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Buy
Citi downgraded to Buy from Strong Buy at Daiwa
04/11/18
04/11/18
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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. Citi (C) upgraded to Buy from Hold at HSBC with analyst Alevizos Alevizakos saying he sees improved profitability in the near-term, driven by U.S. dollar depreciation and tax reform, re-rating the shares higher. 2. BHP Billiton (BHP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Liam Fitzpatrick saying the shares offer compelling value at current levels. 3. Mattel (MAT) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies with analyst Stephanie Wissink saying the company's near-term risks are largely known and priced into the shares. 4. AeroVironment (AVAV) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Joseph DeNardi saying he sees the company benefiting from tailwinds including an improving defense budget environment, a heightened global threat environment, and "as strong a pipeline of opportunities" as he has seen in ten years. 5. Helmerich & Payne (HP) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Wells Fargo with analyst Judson Bailey citing strength in the land rig market. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
04/11/18
HSBC
04/11/18
UPGRADE
Target $85
HSBC
Buy
Citi upgraded to Buy from Hold at HSBC
HSBC analyst Alevizos Alevizakos upgraded Citi to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to $85 from $82. The analyst sees improved profitability in the near-term, driven by U.S. dollar depreciation and tax reform, re-rating the shares higher. He believes the market is not fully appreciating Citi's leading credit card franchise and its growth prospects in Mexico.
WBK Westpac Banking
$20.67

0.125 (0.61%)

03/01/18
MSCO
03/01/18
DOWNGRADE
MSCO
Equal Weight
Westpac Banking downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
03/07/18
BOFA
03/07/18
DOWNGRADE
BOFA
Underperform
Westpac Banking downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill
04/26/18
UBSW
04/26/18
DOWNGRADE
UBSW
Sell
Westpac Banking downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS
02/16/18
MSCO
02/16/18
DOWNGRADE
MSCO
Equal Weight
Westpac Banking downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
GS Goldman Sachs
$232.00

-1.695 (-0.73%)

04/18/18
OPCO
04/18/18
NO CHANGE
Target $308
OPCO
Outperform
Goldman Sachs price target raised to $308 from $280 at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Chris Kotowski raised his price target for Goldman Sachs to $308 from $280 after the company posted a "strong" rebound from last year's dismal quarter and posted a significant upside surprise. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
04/18/18
FBCO
04/18/18
NO CHANGE
Target $280
FBCO
Neutral
Goldman Sachs price target raised to $280 from $274 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Susan Roth Katzke raised her price target for Goldman Sachs to $280 from $274 following quarterly results. The analyst reiterates a Neutral rating on the shares.
04/18/18
ARGS
04/18/18
NO CHANGE
ARGS
Hold
Goldman Sachs earnings inherently 'volatile', says Argus
Argus analyst Stephen Biggar keeps his Hold rating on Goldman Sachs after its Q1 earnings beat, saying the company's as "strength in underwriting, equities trading and securities lending offset weaker financial advisory revenue". Biggar further notes that as a "capital markets pure play", Goldman Sachs has move volatile earnings than other large global banks and is more dependent on client activity. The analyst further cites Q1 outperformance as a result of a "ripe environment" for Goldman's business mix, but does not expect market volatility to continue.
BCS Barclays
$10.59

-0.225 (-2.08%)

04/16/18
JEFF
04/16/18
UPGRADE
JEFF
Buy
Barclays upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Joseph Dickerson upgraded Barclays to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to 265p from 205p. Activist Ed Bramson could help unlock significant value in the company's investment bank,Dickerson tells investors in a research note.
03/29/18
INVC
03/29/18
UPGRADE
INVC
Buy
Barclays upgraded to Buy from Hold at Investec
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INVC
03/20/18
DOWNGRADE
INVC
Hold
Barclays downgraded to Hold from Buy at Investec
03/12/18
DBAB
03/12/18
NO CHANGE
DBAB
Barclays named a Long Research Tactical Idea at Deutsche Bank

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