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ANTM

Anthem

$273.26

0.5 (0.18%)

, CI

Cigna

$203.15

0.87 (0.43%)

09:29
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09:29

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ANTM

Anthem

$273.26

0.5 (0.18%)

CI

Cigna

$203.15

0.87 (0.43%)

UNH

UnitedHealth

$267.35

0.6 (0.22%)

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ANTM Anthem
$273.26

0.5 (0.18%)

09/10/18
09/10/18
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Inogen (INGN) downgraded to Buy from Strong Buy at Needham with analyst Mike Matson citing the potential for slower growth as tougher comps start in the second half of 2018, along with a tighter level of competition from Resmed (RMD) and valuation following the 122% year-to-date run-up in the stock price. 2. UnitedHealth (UNH) and Anthem (ANTM) were downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi. 3. Constellation Brands (STZ) downgraded to Hold from Buy at SunTrust with analyst William Chappell saying the company's recent $4B investment in Canopy Growth may "keep a cloud" over the stock for the next few quarters, as there is "little certainty" in the deal's revenue or profit potential. 4. Darden (DRI) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird with analyst David Tarantino citing its recent strength and recommends a more disciplined approach to buying in the short-term as many restaurant names begin to look extended. 5. Roche (RHHBY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill. 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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09/10/18
NO CHANGE

Fly Intel: Today's top analyst calls on Wall Street
Check out today's top analyst calls from around Wall Street, compiled by The Fly. ANALYSTS SEE VALUE IN WYNN FOLLOWING PULLBACK: JPMorgan analyst Joseph Greff argued that there is a disconnect between Wynn Resorts' (WYNN) current operating fundamentals and investor sentiment, viewing the recent sector pullback as a buying opportunity. He kept an Overweight rating on Wynn Resorts with a $191 price target. Sharing a similar opinion, Carlo Santarelli at Deutsche Bank said that he would be a buyer of the stock given current valuation and as conditions in Macau remain stable in both the VIP and mass segments. He kept a Buy rating on Wynn Resorts with a $190 price target. AKAMAI UPGRADED TO BUY: DA Davidson analyst Mark Kelleher upgraded Akamai (AKAM) to Buy from Neutral and raised his price target to $93 from $80 after meeting with its management last week to discuss its Q2 results and the company direction going into 2019. The analyst notes that the discussions boosted his confidence in the company's strategic direction as it executes in a transition to a security vendor, saying the company supported by the "enhanced demand" for its security products over the last few quarters. Kelleher further cites the abating headwinds in the company's media segment, which returned to growth after struggling for the past few quarters. CITI DOWNGRADES ANTHEM, UNITEDHEALTH: Citi analyst Ralph Giacobbe downgraded Anthem (ANTM) and UnitedHealth (UNH) to Neutral with unchanged price targets of $290, and $288, respectively. The analyst is taking a more selective view of the managed care sector into year-end and 2019, citing "some reservations" about the commercial risk market. He sees more limited upside to estimates making it difficult to push valuations meaningfully higher "from already-premium levels." SUNTRUST CUTS CONSTELLATION BRANDS TO HOLD: SunTrust analyst William Chappell downgraded Constellation Brands (STZ) to Hold from Buy and lowered his price target to $220 from $260 while also lowering his FY19 EPS view to $9.35 from $9.59 and FY20 to $10.45 from $10.95. The analyst noted that the company's recent $4B investment in Canopy Growth (CGC) may "keep a cloud" over the stock for the next few quarters, as there is "little certainty" in the deal's revenue or profit potential. Chappell adds that the cannabis business generally has "limited near term catalysts", stating that the stock price may be range bound for an extended time as investors adjust to Constellation Brands' higher leverage ratio. BAIRD DESIGNATES TESLA A FRESH PICK: Baird analyst Ben Kallo designated Tesla (TSLA) as a Fresh Pick as he believes the company's strong fundamentals should drive the shares higher. He said the underlying ramp in Model 3 production will also help push the shares higher ahead of the Q3 deliveries and results. Kallo reiterated his Outperform rating and $411 price target on Tesla shares.
09/17/18
COWN
09/17/18
INITIATION
Target $318
COWN
Outperform
Anthem initiated with an Outperform at Cowen
Cowen analyst Charles Ryhee initiated Anthem with an Outperform rating citing its unique dominant position in most of its markets because of the Blue Cross/Blue Shield brand. This affords it flexibility to build out its own PBM and pursue a more partnership-based provider strategy, said Ryhee, who has a $318 price target on Anthem shares.
09/20/18
LEER
09/20/18
NO CHANGE
Target $250
LEER
Outperform
Cigna price target raised to $250 from $235 at Leerink
Leerink analyst Ana Gupte raised her price target on Outperform-rated Cigna (CI) to $250 from $235 following meetings with a panel of PBM and Specialty Rx specialists, which increased her bullishness on Cigna and Market Perform-rated Express Scripts (ESRX). In a research note to investors, Gupte says she also came away with raised confidence on the achiveability of the $4B annual drug cost savings from the Express Scripts switch by Anthem (ANTM) to IngenioRx in partnership with CVS (CVS). She adds that smaller independent PBMs still have niche opportunities with smaller regional third-party health plans, noting that Magellan Health (MGLN) is well positioned in this market, though loss of substantial business in Florida Seriously Mentally Ill is a headwind in Rx as well.
CI Cigna
$203.15

0.87 (0.43%)

09/17/18
COWN
09/17/18
INITIATION
Target $240
COWN
Outperform
Cigna initiated with an Outperform at Cowen
Cowen analyst Charles Ryhee initiated Cigna (CI) with an Outperform rating as he believes the market does not appreciate the long-term strategic value of Express Scripts (ESRX), overly discounting its value when compared to OptumRx with UnitedHealth (UNH). Ryhee has a $240 price target on Cigna shares.
09/17/18
FBCO
09/17/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $96.9
FBCO
Neutral
Express Scripts downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Erin Wright downgraded Express Scripts (ESRX) to Neutral from Outperform but raised her price target to $96.90 from $90 after the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice has cleared its pending merger with Cigna (CI).
09/18/18
FBCO
09/18/18
NO CHANGE
Target $237
FBCO
Outperform
Cigna price target raised to $237 from $223 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst A.J. Rice reiterated an Outperform rating on Cigna (CI) and raised his price target to $237 after the DOJ approved Cigna's acquisition of Express Scripts (ESRX). In a research note to investors, Rice says that while he sees Cigna shares trading at a discount to other MCOs given its business mix, he expects the discount to narrow by at least 2x over the next 12 months.
UNH UnitedHealth
$267.35

0.6 (0.22%)

09/17/18
COWN
09/17/18
INITIATION
Target $308
COWN
Outperform
UnitedHealth initiated with an Outperform at Cowen
Cowen analyst Charles Ryhee initiated UnitedHealth with an Outperform rating as he believes it is best positioned among its peer group over the near and long-term. He expects its strong position in Medicare Advantage to fuel growth as its overall market penetration increases. Ryhee has a $308 price target on UnitedHealth shares.

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