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Pentagon: China expanded bomber training to overwater areas, Reuters says

In its annual report, the Pentagon states that China's People's Liberation Army has recently expanded its bomber training to overwater operating areas, which suggests preparation for "strikes against U.S. and allied targets", Reuters reports. The report adds that the message behind China's expanded operations is unclear "beyond a demonstration of improved capabilities." Reference Link

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FXI

iShares China Large-Cap ETF

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BA

Boeing

$345.89

14.16 (4.27%)

HII

Huntington Ingalls

$244.50

3.68 (1.53%)

LMT

Lockheed Martin

$325.86

8.31 (2.62%)

NOC

Northrop Grumman

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07/09/18
MSCO
07/09/18
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Morgan Stanley suggests getting more defensive, downgrades Tech to underweight
Morgan Stanley equity strategist Michael Wilson believes the S&P 500 could trade to 2,800-2,825 in the "very near-term," but is recommending investors use such a move higher to reduce portfolio beta and risk as he continues to expect an "aggressive rotation" toward defensive sectors at some point. Given his view of a growing probability for sustained defensive leadership, Wilson downgraded Small caps to equal weight and Technology to underweight. He also upgraded Consumer Staples and Telecom Services to equal weight from underweight.
04/02/18
MSCO
04/02/18
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Utilities view lowered to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley equity strategist Michael Wilson said he thinks many of the risks facing the market have now been priced in and he sees value in the S&P, which is currently at the low end of his target near-term range ahead of what will likely be a strong Q1 earnings season. However, he is moving the Utilities sector to Equal Weight from Overweight, stating that this is not a sell call for those who recently bought the stocks but that a tactical overweight after recent relative outperformance no longer makes sense.
01/23/18
BOFA
01/23/18
NO CHANGE
BOFA
S&P 500 2018 year target raised to 3,000 from 2,800 at BofA/Merrill
12/11/17
OPCO
12/11/17
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Oppenheimer initiates S&P 500 price target of $3,000 in 2018 on outlook
Oppenheimer has initiated an S&P 500 price target of $3,000 in 2018 as it believes the fundamentals - both economic growth and corporate earnings - will likely improve further in 2018. Its price target and earnings estimate do not include any assumptions about what tax reform might ultimately look like.
FXI iShares China Large-Cap ETF
$41.00

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BA Boeing
$345.89

14.16 (4.27%)

08/06/18
MSCO
08/06/18
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Boeing, Tesla, Nvidia make Morgan Stanley 'key man risk' list
Morgan Stanley equity strategist Mark Savino noted that about 12% of CEO jobs among S&P 500 companies turned over in 2017, noting that this was the highest level of CEO departures since before the financial crisis. The 59 stocks of S&P 500 companies that had CEOs depart in 2017 underperformed the market by 11% over the next 12 months, or since the departure for instances that were less than 12 months ago, noted Savino. In cooperation with the firm's U.S. analysts, Savino and his team identified the companies in each sector they believe face the greatest level of "key man risk," which includes: Boeing (BA), Tesla (TSLA), ADT Inc. (ADT), Moody's (MCO), TransUnion (TRU), Arista Networks (ANET), Church & Dwight (CHD), Coca-Cola (KO), Monster Beverage (MNST), Coupa Software (COUP), Salesforce (CRM), FireEye (FEYE), MongoDB (MDB), Microsoft (MSFT), New Relic (NEWR), XPO Logistics (XPO), Hilton (HLT), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Best Buy (BBY), Ulta (ULTA), Aflac (AFL), Athene Holding (ATH), Lincoln National (LNC), Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG), Chubb (CB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Facebook (FB), Alphabet (GOOGL), Apple (AAPL), Terex (TEX), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Freeport McMoRan (FCX), FleetCor (FLT), Global Payments (GPN), Square (SQ), Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Broadcom (AVGO), Nvidia (NVDA), Chegg (CHGG), DXC Technology (DXC), Medidata (MDSO), Pluralsight (PS), RealPage (RP), Shopify (SHOP) and T-Mobile (TMUS).
08/15/18
UBSW
08/15/18
INITIATION
Target $515
UBSW
Buy
Boeing initiated with a Buy at UBS
UBS analyst Myles Walton initiated coverage of the Aerospace & Defense sector, starting Boeing with a Buy rating and $515 price target.
08/16/18
COWN
08/16/18
NO CHANGE
Target $430
COWN
Outperform
Boeing weakness a buying opportunity, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Cai von Rumohr said he would be a buyer of any weakness in Boeing shares derived from supply chain issues, exacerbated by adoption of a new ERP system which are causing pushouts of 737 deliveries from Q3 to a backloaded Q4. He noted cash flows will be affected as the company receives 60% of a plane's price upon delivery, but he said the issue may provide an attractive entry point. von Rumohr reiterated his Outperform rating and $430 price target on Boeing shares.
08/16/18
08/16/18
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Target $23.5

Overweight
Embraer upgraded to Overweight after selloff since Boeing deal at Morgan Stanley
As previously reported, Morgan Stanley analyst Josh Milberg upgraded Embraer (ERJ) to Overweight from Equal Weight, stating that the 29% selloff in the stock since its strategic partnership with Boeing (BA) was announced in early July has made the risk-reward attractive. The upgrade is partly based on the selloff, but Milberg also said he thinks the market is now attributing too little value to Embraer's Executive/Defense Divisions and also potentially pricing in excess risk that the deal could be blocked, he added. Milberg raised his price target on Embraer shares to $23.50 from $20.90.
HII Huntington Ingalls
$244.50

3.68 (1.53%)

08/15/18
UBSW
08/15/18
INITIATION
Target $290
UBSW
Buy
Huntington Ingalls initiated with a Buy at UBS
UBS analyst Myles Walton initiated coverage of the Aerospace & Defense sector, starting Huntington Ingalls with a Buy rating and $290 price target.
05/22/18
FBCO
05/22/18
NO CHANGE
Target $259
FBCO
Outperform
Huntington Ingalls price target lowered to $259 from $301 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Robert Spingarn lowered his price target for Huntington Ingalls to $259 from $301 as he downgrades his outlook for Defense hardware stocks to neutral from bullish. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
08/10/18
COWN
08/10/18
NO CHANGE
Target $260
COWN
Outperform
Huntington Ingalls price target raised to $260 from $250 at Cowen
Cowen analyst Gautam Khana raised his price target on Huntington Ingalls to $260 from $250 following Q2 results. The analyst noted the company guidance and the contract terms from its CVN-79 carrier looks to be cost-plus which removes a potential charge that many investors feared. Khana maintained his Outperform rating on Huntington Ingalls shares.
06/26/18
VERT
06/26/18
INITIATION
Target $255
VERT
Buy
Huntington Ingalls initiated with a Buy at Vertical Research
Vertical Research analyst Krishna Sinha initiated Huntington Ingalls with a Buy and $255 price target saying the 20% decline form the $264 peak provides an attractive entry point into a monopoly/duopoly business with unrivaled revenue visibility and stability, and strong free cash-flow returns.
LMT Lockheed Martin
$325.86

8.31 (2.62%)

07/26/18
BREN
07/26/18
UPGRADE
BREN
Buy
Lockheed Martin upgraded to Buy from Hold at Berenberg
07/25/18
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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. Snap (SNAP) upgraded to Mixed from Negative at Vertical Group with analyst Phil Leggiere citing expectations for strong 2H 2018 spending. 2. Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna. 3. Lockheed Martin (LMT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen with analyst Cai von Rumohr citing its enhanced visibility to roughly 10% growth through 2021, above average cash flow, dividend yield, and attractive risk/reward. 4. Hawaiian Holdings (HA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Michael Linenberg saying he views last night's quarter as strong and sees an improving CASM trend. 5. Target (TGT) upgraded to Accumulate from Hold at Gordon Haskett with analyst Chuck Grom saying geolocation data and proprietary card data support his Q2 4.5% comp. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/26/18
07/26/18
UPGRADE
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Buy
Berenberg upgrades Lockheed Martin to Buy on strong momentum, execution
As previously reported, Berenberg analyst Andrew Gollan upgraded Lockheed Martin to Buy from Hold citing its strong momentum across its portfolio along with its solid execution. Given his view that these trends can continue, Gollan has become more optimistic about Lockheed's medium- and longer-term growth outlook, he tells investors. He raised his price target on the stock to $375 from $300 following the company's Q2 earnings report and guidance hike.
08/15/18
UBSW
08/15/18
INITIATION
Target $400
UBSW
Buy
Lockheed Martin initiated with a Buy at UBS
UBS analyst Myles Walton initiated coverage of the Aerospace & Defense sector, starting Lockheed Martin with a Buy rating and $400 price target.
NOC Northrop Grumman
$291.97

0.45 (0.15%)

07/31/18
BUCK
07/31/18
UPGRADE
BUCK
Buy
Northrop Grumman upgraded to Buy on valuation at Buckingham
Buckingham analyst Richard Safran upgraded Northrop Grumman to Buy from Neutral and increased its price target to $371 from $246. Safran said the sell-off following the Q2 report provides an investment opportunity telling investors Defense spending and recent program wins may not be fully reflected in consensus expectations.
07/31/18
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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. Twitter (TWTR) upgraded to Neutral from Reduce at Nomura Instinet analyst Mark Kelley saying after selling off 27% since the Q2 earnings report on July 27, expectations have been appropriately reset. 2. Chipotle (CMG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Andy Barish saying he believes Chipotle is one of the better positioned companies to benefit from the ongoing shift to digital/off-premise. 3. Affiliated Managers (AMG) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette with analyst Robert Lee saying he believes the company is positioned for "at least" modest organic growth. 4. Booz Allen (BAH) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Brian Gesuale saying the Q1 report was "stellar," beating every key metric, while the share reaction was "lukewarm." 5. Northrop Grumman (NOC) upgraded to Buy on valuation at Buckingham with analyst Richard Safran saying the sell-off following the Q2 report provides an investment opportunity telling investors Defense spending and recent program wins may not be fully reflected in consensus expectations. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/15/18
UBSW
08/15/18
INITIATION
Target $315
UBSW
Neutral
Northrop Grumman initiated with a Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst Myles Walton initiated coverage of the Aerospace & Defense sector, starting Northrop Grumman with a Neutral rating and $315 price target.
07/31/18
BOFA
07/31/18
NO CHANGE
BOFA
General Dynamics added to US 1 List, Northrop Grumman removed at BofA/Merrill

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