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CMA

Comerica

$91.84

1.15 (1.27%)

, BBT

BB&T

$51.99

0.37 (0.72%)

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Comerica could be viewed as acquisition target, says Stephens

Stephens analyst Terry McEvoy raised his capital payout forecast for Comerica (CMA) for the second half of this year and for 2019 as he expects the company will announce an increase in the dividend and larger buyback plan after its board meets on July 24. Additionally, McEvoy thinks Comerica could be viewed as an takeover target once BB&T (BBT) and U.S. Bancorp (USB) are in a position to acquire banks. Stating that he likes both its fundamental and strategic outlook, McEvoy keeps an Overweight rating and $105 price target on Comerica shares.

CMA

Comerica

$91.84

1.15 (1.27%)

BBT

BB&T

$51.99

0.37 (0.72%)

USB

U.S. Bancorp

$51.29

-0.01 (-0.02%)

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CMA Comerica
$91.84

1.15 (1.27%)

07/17/18
07/17/18
UPGRADE
Target $108

Buy
Comerica upgraded to Buy on valuation at BofA/Merrill
As previously reported, BofA/Merrill analyst Erika Najarian upgraded Comerica to Buy from Neutral and raised her price target on the stock to $108 from $104. After revising her estimates higher yet again, the analyst notes that Comerica now trades at parity on earnings to regional banks that are participant to CCAR. No longer subject to annual stress testing or liquidity restrictions, Comerica now has significant balance sheet flexibility to return capital to shareholders and optimize its net interest margin, further extending its EPS upgrade cycle, Najarian contends. Furthermore, the analyst points out that as Comerica is no longer subject to the regulatory scrutiny associated with "domestic SIFIs," its valuation should accordingly reflect this.
07/17/18
BOFA
07/17/18
UPGRADE
BOFA
Buy
Comerica upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
06/13/18
06/13/18
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Comerica raising prime rate to 5% from 4.75% effective June 14
07/18/18
EVER
07/18/18
UPGRADE
Target $107
EVER
Outperform
Comerica upgraded to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst John Pancari upgraded Comerica to Outperform from In Line and increased his price target to $107 from $97 following the Q2 report. Pancari expects earnings growth to outpace peers while returns continue to strengthen, supported by a favorable positioning for higher short-term rates, ongoing efficiency improvement, and intact credit. Thee analyst expects a materially ramp in capital deployment with next week's capital announcement, which should help strengthen returns.
BBT BB&T
$51.99

0.37 (0.72%)

04/23/18
HDLY
04/23/18
UPGRADE
HDLY
Buy
BB&T upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Hilliard Lyons
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EDJN
04/11/18
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EDJN
Buy
BB&T upgraded to Buy from Hold at Edward Jones
03/27/18
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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. BB&T (BBT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley FBR and to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. 2. Aratana Therapeutics (PETX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Jonathan Block saying the early traction for Entyce, which was launched October 2017, has increased his conviction that the drug will act as the main revenue driver for Aratana in coming years. 3. Prologis (PLD) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Michael Mueller saying he is shuffling his ratings in the REIT space following GGP's (GGP) takeout by Brookfield Property Partners (BPY). 4. Brookfield Property (BPY) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord. 5. Roku (ROKU) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi with analyst Mark May citing valuation for the upgrade following the stock's recent underperformance, but admits the upcoming lock-up expiration could serve as a negative catalyst. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
03/27/18
RILY
03/27/18
UPGRADE
Target $59
RILY
Buy
BB&T upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley FBR
B. Riley FBR analyst Steve Moss upgraded BB&T to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to $59 from $55. Wells Fargo this morning also upgraded the shares to Buy. The analyst says the recent pullback in the shares, coupled with the bank's "solid" outlook, create a buying opportunity.
USB U.S. Bancorp
$51.29

-0.01 (-0.02%)

05/11/18
05/11/18
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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. Verizon (VZ) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Philip Cusick saying after a meeting with CEO Lowell McAdam, he has a better understanding that Verizon's "organic approach to wireless has the company on an increasingly stable footing." 2. Mosaic (MOS) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Andrew Wong saying that it is "hard to ignore the improving undercurrents in both phosphate and potash markets." 3. Ultragenyx (RARE) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Gena Wang saying she thinks a higher price target for Crysvita could drive upside to revenue growth expectations. 4. U.S. Bancorp (USB) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Keith Horowitz saying now is an opportune time to build positions in the stock after three years of significant underperformance. 5. AMC Networks (AMCX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Gabelli with the firm saying it remains an excelling company with opportunities to leverage its recent programming momentum into increased advertising and affiliate fees. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/09/18
GSCO
07/09/18
NO CHANGE
GSCO
Bank of America, Morgan Stanley top ideas into Q2 earnings season, says Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Richard Ramsden expects Bank of America (BAC) and Morgan Stanley (MS) to beat consensus estimates in Q2. The analyst argues that both appear best positioned, while he sees risk for U.S. Bancorp (USB) and JPMorgan (JPM). Ramsden highlights Bank of America given the material valuation dislocation that looks to support the stock over time. Additionally, the analyst expects an expense and NII beat for Morgan Stanley.
05/11/18
SBSH
05/11/18
UPGRADE
SBSH
Buy
U.S. Bancorp upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Keith Horowitz upgraded U.S. Bancorp to Buy with a $58 price target.
05/11/18
SBSH
05/11/18
UPGRADE
Target $58
SBSH
Buy
Citi upgrades U.S. Bancorp, says opportune time to build positions
Citi analyst Keith Horowitz upgraded U.S. Bancorp to Buy from Neutral with an unchanged price target of $58. Now is an opportune time to build positions in the stock after three years of significant underperformance, Horowitz tells investors in a research note. He believes the drivers of the underperformance have largely played out and that U.S. Bancorp's efficiency ratio will improve from here. Further, the bank's "strong" credit quality profile can be a differentiator as the cycle gets into the latter innings, Horowitz contends. He says U.S. Bancorp is one of the best ways for investors looking to add exposure to the banks.

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Liberty Broadband

$82.54

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GOOS

Canada Goose

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COG

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$25.96

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ACU

Acme United

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Facebook

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