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SHLD

Sears

$0.00

(0.00%)

, BAC

Bank of America

$26.84

0.65 (2.48%)

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Sears' future in doubt as chairman looks for more protections, CNBC reports

Hedge fund ESL Investments, run by Sears (SHLD) chairman Eddie Lampert, was in talks to lead a $300M debtor-in-possession loan to support the retailer through bankruptcy, which came in addition to the $300M Sears secured from investment banks Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C) and Wells Fargo (WFC), CNBC reports, citing people familiar with the matter. However, the loan was junior to the investment banks' loan, meaning ESL would get paid back after the banks and Lampert has returned to the investment banks asking to improve the terms of his loan and specifically asking to have the "first lien" on certain assets, putting him first in line to be paid back. Reference Link

SHLD

Sears

$0.00

(0.00%)

BAC

Bank of America

$26.84

0.65 (2.48%)

C

Citi

$65.31

1.52 (2.38%)

WFC

Wells Fargo

$51.93

1.74 (3.47%)

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SHLD Sears
$0.00

(0.00%)

10/17/18
FBCO
10/17/18
NO CHANGE
Target $125
FBCO
Outperform
Whirlpool price target lowered to $125 from $175 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Susan Maklari lowered her price target for Whirlpool (WHR) to $125 from $175 to reflect continued pressures from inflation and reduced overhead leverage. While international challenges continue to drag on results, pricing in North America could help provide a necessary offset, she contends. The analyst notes that Sears' (SHLD) Chapter 11 filing should result in few changes in long-term appliance trends, though there could be some near-term choppiness as 142 additional stores are closed and liquidated. Maklari reiterates an Outperform rating on Whirlpool shares.
10/16/18
LOOP
10/16/18
NO CHANGE
Target $88
LOOP
Buy
Best Buy to be major beneficiary of likely Sears liquidation, says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Anthony Chukumba kept his Buy rating and $88 price target on Best Buy (BBY) after Sears Holdings (SHLD) declared bankruptcy over the weekend, saying it should be a "major beneficiary" from the latter's eventual "likely" liquidation. The analyst estimates the liquidation could add as much as 47c or 8.5% accretion to Best Buy FY19 EPS, with the company picking up a "fair share" on the consumer electronics side of the business as the "last man standing" in terms of dedicated national brick-and-mortar retailers.
10/12/18
MKMP
10/12/18
NO CHANGE
Target $31
MKMP
Neutral
L Brands visibility remains low despite better Sept comps, says MKM Partners
MKM Partners analyst Roxanne Meyer kept her Neutral rating and $31 price target on L Brands (LB), saying that while the company reported better than expected same store sales in September and its Victoria's Secret brand comps turned positive, its visibility remains low. The analyst lists potential catalysts for L Brands being a "strong performance of pajamas in Q4 and the reintroduction of swimwear" at VS, but also points to her "newest concern" being the likelihood of a Sears (SHLD) liquidation, which would then reduce traffic at malls where the company also has retail presence.
10/12/18
MSCO
10/12/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1.5
MSCO
Equal Weight
Morgan Stanley sees near-term pressure, long-term gain for Penney if Sears folds
Amid recent headlines regarding Sears (SHLD) adding a restructuring expert and reportedly pursuing a bankruptcy filing, Morgan Stanley analyst Kimberly Greenberger noted that she believes J.C. Penney (JCP) had the highest store overlap with Sears, K-Mart, and Sears Specialty Stores within both a quarter mile and half mile radius. If Sears closes additional stores or engages in liquidation sales, retailers in the close trade areas could experience some short-term pressure, said Greenberger, who added that Sears has already been closing stores for years. In the medium to long-term, she expects J.C. Penney and other retailers in the respective trade areas to potentially benefit from these closures. Greenberger, who views Penney's near-term debt maturities as "manageable," keeps an Equal Weight rating and $1.50 price target on the shares.
BAC Bank of America
$26.84

0.65 (2.48%)

09/25/18
WOLF
09/25/18
INITIATION
Target $40
WOLF
Outperform
Bank of America initiated with an Outperform at Wolfe Research
Wolfe Research analyst Steven Chubak initiated Bank of America with an Outperform and $40 price target.
09/19/18
OPCO
09/19/18
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Outperform
U.S. banks 'in very good shape,' says Oppenheimer, favorites include BofA, Citi
Oppenheimer analyst Chris Kotowski tells investors in a research note that the U.S. banking group is on solid footing with balance sheets less risky than at any time over the last 33 years the firm covered the group and says his favorite bank stocks are Outperform-rated Bank of America (BAC), Citi (C), CIT (CIT) and Goldman Sachs (GS). However, Kotowski notes that banks are trading at an average relative P/E of just ~66% relative to the S&P 500 and returning to a historical avg valuation of 73%-80% range would imply over a thousand basis points of outperformance by the group. In his view, the U.S. banks are, on the whole, in "very good" shape.
07/17/18
BARD
07/17/18
NO CHANGE
Target $30
BARD
Neutral
Baird would be buyers of Bank of America on weakness
Baird analyst David George said he would remain a buyer of Bank of America shares on any weakness, stating that its operating leverage was impressive in Q2 and should continue along with solid execution. George maintained his Neutral rating and $30 price target on Bank of America shares.
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.
C Citi
$65.31

1.52 (2.38%)

09/25/18
WOLF
09/25/18
INITIATION
Target $91
WOLF
Outperform
Citi initiated with an Outperform at Wolfe Research
Wolfe Research analyst Steven Chubak initiated Citi with an Outperform and $91 price target.
10/15/18
BMOC
10/15/18
NO CHANGE
Target $92
BMOC
Market Perform
Citi price target raised to $92 from $85 at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham raised his price target on Citi to $92 in spite of its Q3 earnings miss as he rolls his valuation model forward by a quarter. The analyst also notes that its lower expected revenues are being offset by lower costs while pointing to "cheap" valuation for financials in spite of the rising interest rates which are positive for net interest margins and better employment which is positive for credit. Fotheringham keeps his Market Perform rating for Citi, stating that some of its peers offer an even "greater opportunity".
08/28/18
WELS
08/28/18
NO CHANGE
Target $100
WELS
Outperform
Citi to benefit from potential U.S.-Mexico trade deal, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo believes Citi could gain more than other large U.S. banks from a U.S.-Mexico trade deal given its ownership of the second largest bank in Mexico, Citibanamex. In his view, Citi's stock had been hurt on perceptions of the U.S. relationship with Mexico. At a minimum, any new trade deal could reflect the absence of a negative and, on the upside, new potential growth opportunities, he contends. Mayo reiterates an Outperform rating and $100 price target on the shares.
WFC Wells Fargo
$51.93

1.74 (3.47%)

10/15/18
BMOC
10/15/18
NO CHANGE
Target $65
BMOC
Market Perform
Wells Fargo price target raised to $65 from $61 at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham raised his price target on Wells Fargo to $65 in spite of its Q3 revenue miss as he raises his FY19 EPS view by 1c to $5.23 to reflect lower expected credit costs. The analyst also notes that financials are "cheap again" in spite of the rising interest rates which are positive for net interest margins, better employment which is positive for credit, and regulatory relief which is positive for their capital position. Fotheringham also keeps his Market Perform rating on Wells Fargo, saying that while the bank's valuation is getting "cheap" for the first time since he launched coverage, better opportunities exist in other large-cap financials.
10/15/18
10/15/18
UPGRADE
Target $62

Outperform
Wells Fargo upgraded to Outperform, visibility improving, says Macquarie
As previously reported, Macquarie upgraded Wells Fargo to Outperform from neutral with a $62 price target. Analyst David Konrad said Wells Fargo shares are trading at a 10% discount to peers and believes investors will warm up to the company's self-help story of meaningful expense savings over the next two years combined with better than peer buybacks. Konrad notes revenue growth will be challenging, but is encouraged by signs from consumers in the form of improved checking account and card growth, and moderating FA turnover.
10/15/18
MACQ
10/15/18
UPGRADE
MACQ
Outperform
Wells Fargo upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
09/28/18
UBSW
09/28/18
NO CHANGE
Target $63
UBSW
Buy
Wells Fargo app download data suggests no momentum slowdown, says UBS
UBS analyst Saul Martinez reassessed Wells Fargo client engagement and employee sentiment and found that app download data was encouraging and showed no slowdown in momentum. Employee sentiment, however, showed a material weakening. The analyst said meaningful improvements in earnings power and profitability require revenue to stabilize and the recent share weakness may be due to concerns that business momentum and top line growth will continue to lag. Martinez maintained his Buy rating and $63 price target on Wells Fargo shares.

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Avianca

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