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FL

Foot Locker

$51.05

0.185 (0.36%)

, NKE

Nike

$75.22

0.14 (0.19%)

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Foot Locker well positioned to meet this quarter's guidance, says Barclays

Barclays analyst Matthew McClintock believes Foot Locker (FL) is well positioned to meet guidance this quarter with further acceleration into Q4 and beyond. The analyst, who acknowledges that comp expectations are likely for flat to slightly negative, says Nike's (NKE) recently reported wholesale revenue growth of 5.2% is a "strong indication of an inflection" in Foot Locker's business. The analyst is estimating a 2.6%, above the 1.8% consensus, increase in comp store sales for Foot Locker and earnings per share of 94c, or a 3c beat. He keeps an Overweight rating on the shares with a $70 price target.

FL

Foot Locker

$51.05

0.185 (0.36%)

NKE

Nike

$75.22

0.14 (0.19%)

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FL Foot Locker
$51.05

0.185 (0.36%)

11/12/18
COWN
11/12/18
NO CHANGE
Target $56
COWN
Market Perform
Foot Locker price target raised to $56 from $46 at Cowen
Cowen analyst John Kernan raised his price target on Foot Locker to $56 from $46 and also raised his estimates following channel checks which show significantly improved full-price selling trends in North America. Kernan said concerns over long-term growth and margin structure keep him at Market Perform on Foot Locker shares.
10/09/18
BARD
10/09/18
NO CHANGE
Target $55
BARD
Neutral
Foot Locker added as Fresh Pick at Baird
Baird analyst Jonathan Komp added the Fresh Pick designation to Foot Locker (FL) shares as Nike's (NKE) improving outlook has increased his near-term conviction the company can deliver better same-store sales. Based on the prospects for better comps in the second half, he is more confident in current estimates and sees an upward bias to valuation. Komp maintained his Neutral rating and raised his price target to $55 from $52 on Foot Locker shares.
09/27/18
JEFF
09/27/18
NO CHANGE
Target $60
JEFF
Buy
Foot Locker intra-quarter checks show momentum is building, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Janine Stichter says that with two-thirds of Q3 now complete, she looked at various data points to triangulate around Foot Locker's progress intra-quarter. Search interest and site traffic data suggest the Nike Air Max platform is driving growth and that basketball is showing some signs of stabilizing, Stichter tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes momentum is building for Foot Locker and that earnings upside, coupled with multiple expansion, could drive the stock higher. With the stock trading well below historical valuation levels and peers, the market doubts Foot Locker's ability to maintain its positive comp momentum in the second half of 2018, Stichter says. However, she thinks her work reinforces confidence on the company's positive comp and margin trajectory. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on Foot Locker with a $60 price target.
09/27/18
JEFF
09/27/18
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Under Armour promos down for six straight month, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Randal Konik says his firm's September webscrapes illustrate that Under Armour's (UAA) percentage of product on discount is down for the sixth month in a row, while Adidas's (ADDYY) is up seven months in a row. Visits to Finish Line (FINL), Foot Locker (FL), and Under Armour websites reveal the HOVR and Curry 5 are sold out in several sizes and colors, indicating growing brand awareness, Konik tells investors in a research note. He believes Under Armour's promos being down bode well for the company's Q3 results. Further, Nike (NKE) continues to regain share from Adidas in running across the U.S., with strength in Air VaporMax, Air Max 270, and Roshe One, the analyst adds.
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ARGS
10/30/18
DOWNGRADE
ARGS
Flex downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
Argus analyst Jim Kelleher downgraded Flex (FLEX) to Hold after its "disappointing" Q2 results and "weak" Q3 guidance revealed last week. The analyst also cites the expected impact from the "shutdown of Mexican operations with key customer Nike (NKE), which he expects to be fully unwound", as well as the retirement of the company CEO Mike McNamara who had presided over the company's business expansion. Kelleher adds that the loss of Nike compounds lost business from other high-profile clients, including toymaker Lego as well as numerous mobile device makers.
10/27/18
GSCO
10/27/18
DOWNGRADE
GSCO
Neutral
Flex downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Mark Delaney downgraded Flex (FLEX) to Neutral following the company's Q2 results and announcement of a CEO change and wind down of its footwear manufacturing operations with Nike (NKE) in Mexico. While Flex's current valuation is "very inexpensive," the CEO transition and "consumer disengagement" could provide an overhang for several quarters, Delaney tells investors in a research note. Flex closed Friday down 35%, or $3.82, to $7.09.
10/22/18
OPCO
10/22/18
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Outperform
Nike well positioned to weather potential tariffs, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Brian Nagel argues that while the dynamic surrounding potential, incremental tariffs on Chinese-manufactured items imported to the U.S. is fluid, Nike is quite well insulated to this threat. Per his math, footwear and apparel manufactured in China and sold in the U.S. represent just 10%-15% of total production in these categories for Nike, and the company already operates manufacturing facilities elsewhere in Asia and could further shift production out of China, over time, if necessary. Further, Nagel points out that management indicates that given the complexity of the overall Nike manufacturing and sourcing operations, the company has many levers to pull in order to help offset impacts of potential incremental import costs. Athletic footwear and apparel manufactured in China are already subject to duties at a mid-teens rate, while the company is enjoying significant pricing power with consumers, he adds. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
10/18/18
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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. Nike (NKE) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer with analyst Brian Nagel saying Nike represents an "already dominant, legacy global brand that is now aggressively embracing the power of digital to enhance most facets of its business." 2. United Continental (UAL) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie and to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens. 3. Generac (GNRC) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs with analyst Jerry Revich saying the company's organic growth outlook is improving amid rising power disturbances. 4. Proteostasis (PTI) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Brian Abrahams citing an "impressive" set of data from its phase 2 cystic fibrosis doublet trial. 5. Safe Bulkers (SB) upgraded to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI with analyst Jonathan Chappell saying the disconnect between dry bulk equity prices and spot rates continues to widen due to global trade/macro fears. 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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