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, TDG

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TransDigm chair says won't need China approval of Esterline deal, Bloomberg says

TransDigm (TDG) chairman Nich Howley said on the company's earnings call that TransDigm won't need China's approval for its deal to Esterline (ESL), according to Bloomberg headlines. TransDigm sees the Esterline deal closing in 6-12 months after signing, Bloomberg added.

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ESL Esterline
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Target $385
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TransDigm acquisition a 'game-changer,' says Canaccord
Canaccord analyst Ken Herbert said TransDigm's (TDG) acquisition of Esterline (ESL) is a "game-changer" as management expects it to be accretive within the first full year of ownership. The analyst said as investors appreciate the free cash flow, the stock will work higher. He sees an improvement in EBITDA margins, an opportunity to cut costs, and business opportunities. Herbert reiterated his Buy rating and $385 price target on TransDigm shares.
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Target $365
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TransDigm downgraded to Neutral after 'fixer-up' Esterline deal at Baird
As reported previously, Baird analyst Peter Arment downgraded TransDigm (TDG) to Neutral from Outperform. The analyst said the Esterline (ESL) deal is a shift in the company's strategy in buying a "fixer-up asset" with significantly below average returns that will take time to improve. He believes it will be an overhang on the stock near-term. Arment maintained his $365 price target on TransDigm shares.
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Neutral
Esterline upgraded to Neutral on TransDigm pending acquisition at Credit Suisse
As previously reported, Credit Suisse analyst Robert Spingarn upgraded Esterline to Neutral from Underperform given pending acquisition by TransDigm (TDG). The analyst also raised his price target on Esterline's shares to $122.50 from $66.
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Buy
TransDigm price target raised to $436 from $400 at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Michael Ciarmoli raised his price target on TransDigm (TDG) to $436 and kept his Buy rating to reflect the impact of its Esterline (ESL) acquisition. The analyst notes that while the purchase multiple of 12.5-times his expected FY19 EBITDA "looks rich for a challenged asset", there is "ample runway for cost cutting opportunities". While Ciarmoli expectes some $500M-$600M in revenue to be divested to help finance the deal, he also sees it generating the "next leg up of stock appreciation".
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Huntington Ingalls (HII) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst Noah Poponak saying the company's pace of growth may not support current valuation levels. 2. Ferrari (RACE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies with analyst Philippe Jean Houchois saying he re-based his expectations lower to reflect higher upfront investments and a lower quality of earnings as management's new strategy of less volume and more exclusivity takes hold. 3. Valero (VLO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Tudor Pickering. 4. TransDigm (TDG) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird with analyst Peter Arment saying the Esterline (ESL) deal is a shift in the company's strategy in buying a "fixer-up asset" with significantly below average returns that will take time to improve. He believes it will be an overhang on the stock near-term. Arment maintained his $365 price target on TransDigm shares. 5. Tata Motors (TTM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC with analyst Amyn Pirani saying while the company's India business has surprised positively, Jaguar Land Rover's volumes have continued to decline. 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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