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Wells Fargo

$56.02

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Wells Fargo CEO says continuing to transform into better, stronger company

Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan said, "During the second quarter we continued to transform Wells Fargo into a better, stronger company for our customers, team members, communities and shareholders. Our progress included making further improvements to our compliance and operational risk management programs; hiring a new Chief Risk Officer; announcing innovative new products including a digital application for Merchant Services customers and our enhanced Propel Card, one of the richest no-annual-fee credit cards in the industry; launching our 'Re-established' marketing effort, the largest advertising campaign in our history; announcing a new $200 billion commitment to financing sustainable businesses and projects; and continuing to move forward on our expense savings initiatives. I'm also pleased with our recent CCAR results, which demonstrates the strength of our diversified business model, our sound financial risk management practices, and our strong capital position, and enables us to return more capital to our shareholders in alignment with our goal of creating long-term shareholder value." Chief Financial Officer John Shrewsberry said, "Wells Fargo reported $5.2 billion of net income in the second quarter, which included net discrete income tax expense of $481 million. Net interest income grew both linked quarter and year-over-year in the second quarter, credit performance and capital levels remained strong, and we are on track to meet our expense reduction expectations. In addition, we received a non-objection to our 2018 Capital Plan, which includes an increase in our quarterly common stock dividend rate in third quarter 2018 to $0.43 per share, subject to board approval, as well as up to $24.5 billion of gross common stock repurchases during the four-quarter period beginning in third quarter 2018. The shareholder returns included in the capital plan are approximately 70% higher than our previous four quarter capital actions, demonstrating our commitment to returning more capital to shareholders. Our ability to return this level of capital is a result of capital built in recent years through continued stable earnings and a lower level of risk-weighted assets."

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Goldman says Wells Fargo, Huntington, Regions among biggest winners of CCAR
Goldman Sachs analyst Richard Ramsden said the Fed's CCAR results came in largely better than expected, calling Wells Fargo (WFC), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), Regions Financial (RF), SunTrust (STI) and Fifth Third (FITB) the biggest relative winners in his view. He believes the market will be focused on banks' 25% dividend growth announcements and believes the CCAR results can be a catalyst for a relief rally.
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Wells Fargo upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley
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Wells Fargo upgraded to Equal Weight after CCAR test pass at Morgan Stanley
As previously reported, Morgan Stanley analyst Betsy Graseck upgraded Wells Fargo to Equal Weight from Underweight, stating that the bank's passing the 2018 CCAR stress test removes an overhang and indicates to her that the Fed is receptive of the changes Wells is making. Not only did Wells pass, the Fed approved buybacks that were almost twice her estimates, Graseck tells investors. Higher buybacks took her EPS estimate up 4% and Graseck raised her price target on Wells Fargo shares to $62 from $57.
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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. RPM (RPM) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan with analyst Jeffrey Zekauskas saying he believes investors are now more willing to pay a higher multiple for RPM EBITDA because of new possibilities of cost reduction, changes in capital structure, or overall changes to the company given the involvement of activist Elliott Management. 2. Capital One (COF) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst Moshe Orenbuch citing improving credit quality, ahead of the industry. 3. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Betsy Graseck stating that the bank's passing the 2018 CCAR stress test removes an overhang and indicates to her that the Fed is receptive of the changes Wells is making. 4. ZTE Corp. (ZTCOY) upgraded to Buy from Underperform at Jefferies with analyst Edison Lee saying Li Zixue becoming Chairman of the Board is an important step toward meeting the conditions of the company's settlement with the U.S. 5. Curtiss-Wright (CW) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at William Blair with analyst Nicholas Heymann saying the valuation is "compelling" following the recent correction in the shares. 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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Exxon Mobil

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Verizon

$54.96

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McDonald's

$166.53

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Verizon

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McDonald's

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Millennial Media

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UTX

United Technologies

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Lockheed Martin

$326.45

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NEE

NextEra Energy

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Caterpillar

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Biogen

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Centene

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Corning

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Paccar

$60.51

0.25 (0.41%)

RF

Regions Financial

$16.39

-0.5 (-2.96%)

FITB

Fifth Third

$25.38

-0.95 (-3.61%)

HBAN

Huntington Bancshares

$13.66

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TRU

TransUnion

$68.59

0.39 (0.57%)

XRX

Xerox

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Harley-Davidson

$38.72

-0.84 (-2.12%)

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JetBlue

$16.57

0.04 (0.24%)

GPK

Graphic Packaging

$12.31

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SLCA

U.S. Silica

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TOT

Total

$59.85

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Royal Dutch Shell

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-0.66 (-1.01%)

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EQNR

Equinor

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-0.6 (-2.22%)

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CVX

Chevron

$117.23

-0.82 (-0.69%)

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COP

ConocoPhillips

$72.06

-0.43 (-0.59%)

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BP

BP

$43.15

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WRE

Washington REIT

$27.97

-0.305 (-1.08%)

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Apple

$220.62

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Apple

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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,789.00

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JBGS

JBG Smith Properties

$36.81

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Apple

$220.62

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JBG Smith Properties

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Apple

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Amazon.com

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ARNC

Arconic

$21.45

-0.45 (-2.05%)

, APO

Apollo Global

$29.47

-0.02 (-0.07%)

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Arconic

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Apollo Global

$29.47

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BX

Blackstone

$34.38

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CG

Carlyle Group

$20.46

0.29 (1.44%)

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ARNC

Arconic

$21.45

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Apollo Global

$29.47

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Arconic

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Apollo Global

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ENLK

EnLink Midstream Partners

$18.10

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HLX

Helix Energy

$10.28

0.03 (0.29%)

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HLX

Helix Energy

$10.28

0.03 (0.29%)

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UAL

United Continental

$88.62

1.19 (1.36%)

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United CEO upbeat in memo to workers on Q3, SVBJ reports »

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Intelsat

$34.98

0.385 (1.11%)

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Eutelsat Communications

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Eutelsat Communications

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CDNS

Cadence Design

$40.62

0.49 (1.22%)

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SS&C

$49.91

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SS&C

$49.91

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FRBA

First Bank

$12.42

0.015 (0.12%)

ZION

Zions Bancorp

$45.33

-1.64 (-3.49%)

RNST

Renasant

$35.44

-1.1 (-3.01%)

CR

Crane

$87.33

-0.28 (-0.32%)

BRO

Brown & Brown

$29.12

0.27 (0.94%)

CEMI

Chembio Diagnostics

$9.68

-0.05 (-0.51%)

RH

RH

$109.10

-13.485 (-11.00%)

MC

Moelis

$50.66

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AMTD

TD Ameritrade

$49.89

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AFMD

Affimed N.V.

$3.15

-0.06 (-1.87%)

PTI

Proteostasis

$7.17

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EIGR

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals

$10.65

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DIS

Disney

$118.22

-0.59 (-0.50%)

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Disney spends $20M to support Florida's Amendment 3, Bloomberg says »

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HSBC

HSBC

$40.36

-0.095 (-0.23%)

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HSBC teams up with Avant to offer personal loans, Bloomberg says »

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WSFS

WSFS Financial

$43.08

-0.46 (-1.06%)

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IQV

Iqvia

$126.36

-0.52 (-0.41%)

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Salesforce

$142.92

2.47 (1.76%)

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Iqvia

$126.36

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CRM

Salesforce

$142.92

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BK

BNY Mellon

$46.47

-0.94 (-1.98%)

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CLGX

CoreLogic

$45.36

-0.01 (-0.02%)

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ABBV

AbbVie

$84.27

-3.74 (-4.25%)

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