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FDC

First Data

$23.76

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Wells Fargo

$57.99

-0.08 (-0.14%)

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Wells Fargo and First Data extend their joint venture

First Data (FDC) announced that it has extended its merchant acquiring joint venture with Wells Fargo Bank, Wells Fargo Merchant Services (WFC), until December 31, 2024.

FDC

First Data

$23.76

-0.15 (-0.63%)

WFC

Wells Fargo

$57.99

-0.08 (-0.14%)

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FDC First Data
$23.76

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07/17/18
WOLF
07/17/18
INITIATION
Target $30
WOLF
Outperform
First Data initiated with an Outperform at Wolfe Research
Wolfe Research analyst Darrin Peller initiated First Data with an Outperform and $30 price target.
07/19/18
MSCO
07/19/18
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Morgan Stanley upgrades Payments and Processing industry to Attractive
Morgan Stanley analyst James Faucette upgraded his view of the Payments and Processing industry to Attractive, citing the firm's U.S. Strategy Team's call for rotation out of Technology and his view that Payments will be seen as an attractive option for investors looking to become more defensive. Investors underappreciate the resilience of consumer spending and Faucette sees the potential for his Payments coverage market-cap weighted earnings growth to accelerate organically to 15% over 2018-2020 from 11% growth over the last three years, he tells investors. In the group, the firm has Overweight ratings on Visa (V), MasterCard (MA), PayPal (PYPL), GreenSky (GSKY), Worldpay (WP) and FleetCor (FLT). Morgan Stanley has Underweight ratings on Western Union (WU) and On Deck Capital (ONDK), having downgraded On Deck this morning.
07/31/18
CANT
07/31/18
NO CHANGE
Target $23
CANT
Neutral
First Data price target raised to $23 from $17 at Cantor Fitzgerald
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Joseph Foresi raised his price target for First Data to $23 citing an acceleration in organic growth following the company's Q2 results. He keeps a Neutral rating on the shares, however, which is based on the company's "below-industry growth rate and comparative leverage."
07/31/18
CHLM
07/31/18
NO CHANGE
Target $35
CHLM
Buy
First Data price target raised to $35 from $30 at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Bradley Berning raised his price target for First Data to $35 from $30 saying the revenue acceleration is closing the gap to peers. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on the shares.
WFC Wells Fargo
$57.99

-0.08 (-0.14%)

07/15/18
KBWI
07/15/18
UPGRADE
Target $63
KBWI
Outperform
Wells Fargo upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Brian Kleinhanzl upgraded Wells Fargo to Outperform and raised his price target for the shares to $63 from $57. The stock closed Friday down 67c to $55.36. Current share levels offer an attractive entry point for a "self-help stock" that can generate "material" earnings growth near-term, Kleinhanzl tells investors in a research note. The analyst saw enough in Wells Fargo's most recent quarter to get him more constructive. He raised his earnings estimates and sees additional upside if management can drive expenses toward the company's investor day simulation range of $50B-$51B in 2020. Kleinhanzl sees expense saves and capital returns driving shares of Wells Fargo higher.
07/16/18
BMOC
07/16/18
NO CHANGE
Target $61
BMOC
Market Perform
Wells Fargo price target raised to $61 at BMO Capital after in-line Q2
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham kept his Market Perform rating and nudged his price target on Wells Fargo (WFC) to $61 from $59 after the company's in-line Q2 "core" results which also showed higher than expected net interest margins and lower loss provisions. The analyst notes that after relative underperformance by the financials sector this year, he would recommend that investors buy "inexpensive stocks with near-term catalysts", including Santander (SC), OneMain (OMF), and Synchony (SYF).
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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. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette with analyst Brian Kleinhanzl saying current share levels offer an attractive entry point for a "self-help stock" that can generate "material" earnings growth near-term. 2. VF Corp. (VFC) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Matthew Boss saying he sees an attractive risk/reward profile at current share levels given the company's "multi-year inflection." 3. UPS (UPS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Thomas Wadewitz saying the combination of cost and productivity improvements, coupled with a constructive" revenue backdrop, provide potential for improved Domestic Package margin performance and stronger operating income growth in 2019 for UPS. 4. Autoliv (ALV) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Daiwa. 5. Saratoga Investment (SAR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Compass Point. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/20/18
OPCO
07/20/18
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Perform
Wells Fargo's next few earnings reports likely to be 'choppy,' says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Chris Kotowski maintained a Perform rating on Wells Fargo (WFC) after recent meetings with CFO John Shrewsberry. In a research note to investors, Kotowski says there was nothing that shakes his view that the next few quarterly earnings reports are likely to still be "choppy," and notes that Shewsberry "readily acknowledged" that there was much work to be done to get the consent order lifted. At the same time, the analyst contends that shares are not trading at much of a discount versus other high performing banks like JPMorgan (JPM) and PNC (PNC) and says he favors companies that have lower but rising ROTCEs that are trading near TBV, especially Citi (C), CIT (CIT) and Goldman (GS).

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ARCE

Arco Platform

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CBS

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Apollo Global

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LLY

Eli Lilly

$111.91

-1.4 (-1.24%)

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Incyte

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Incyte

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WAL

Western Alliance

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FFBC

First Financial Bancorp

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Horizon Technology

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NuCana

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Visa

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AT&T

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Comcast

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Sony

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FOX

21st Century Fox

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21st Century Fox

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Lionsgate

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DIS

Disney

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Viacom

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Viacom

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21st Century Fox

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AMC Entertainment

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Volkswagen

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MRK

Merck

$72.34

0.12 (0.17%)

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AstraZeneca

$39.21

0.25 (0.64%)

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AstraZeneca

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VAR

Varian Medical

$104.25

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NTGN

Neon Therapeutics

$8.88

0.56 (6.73%)

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GTHX

G1 Therapeutics

$46.88

-0.07 (-0.15%)

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NCNA

NuCana

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