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WM

Waste Management

$91.86

-0.48 (-0.52%)

, RSG

Republic Services

$73.91

-0.04 (-0.05%)

06:09
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Waste Management upgraded to Buy with $103 target at UBS

UBS analyst Jon Windham upgraded Waste Management (WM) to Buy from Neutral and raised his price target for the shares to $103 from $90. The analyst believes increasing equity cash returns and Waste's "relatively lower" 2.4 times net debt to EBITDA will drive "more defensive relative performance in 2019." The stock trades at a 50 basis point free cash flow yield discount to Republic Services (RSG), Windham tells investors in a research note. The analyst sees potential for this gap to narrow after Waste Management's board recently authorized a 20% increase in its share buyback program.

WM

Waste Management

$91.86

-0.48 (-0.52%)

RSG

Republic Services

$73.91

-0.04 (-0.05%)

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WM Waste Management
$91.86

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12/04/18
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12/04/18
UPGRADE
Target $107
GSCO
Buy
Waste Management upgraded to Buy from Sell at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Brian Maguire double upgraded Waste Management to Buy from Sell and raised his price target for the shares to $107 from $84. The analyst also raised his Waste sector view to Attractive.
12/04/18
GSCO
12/04/18
UPGRADE
Target $107
GSCO
Buy
Goldman says now the time to own Waste stocks, double upgrades Waste Management
Goldman Sachs analyst Brian Maguire double upgraded Waste Management (WM) to Buy from Sell and raised his price target for the shares to $107 from $84. The analyst also raised his Waste sector view to Attractive from Neutral. Given the age of the current business cycle and expectations for slowing economic growth, now is the right time to own Waste stocks, Maguire tells investors in a research note. The Waste sector not only compounds earnings growth at a higher rate than the overall market, but it does so with much less volatility and drawdowns in its earnings, adds the analyst. He believes the Waste sector that should be a core holding in every portfolio, especially "so late in the economic cycle." The analyst likes shares of Waste Management saying it has the lowest price-to-earnings multiple in the sector and is currently trading at an 11% discount to its primary peer Republic Services Group (RSG). Maguire also reiterates a Buy rating on Waste Connections (WCN) with 21% upside to his new $94 price target. He reiterates a Neutral rating on Republic Services with only 4% upside to his new $79 price target.
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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. Waste Management (WM) double upgraded to Buy from Sell at Goldman Sachs with analyst Brian Maguire saying given the age of the current business cycle and expectations for slowing economic growth, now is the right time to own Waste stocks. 2. RMR Group (RMR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley FBR with analyst Bryan Maher citing valuation. 3. Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie. 4. First Solar (FSLR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst David Coleman citing the company's position in the solar industry with "positive cash flow, solid balance sheet, and focus on cadmium telluride technology, which should provide a cost advantage relative to more commoditized technologies." 5. Sherwin-Williams (SHW) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Nishu Sood saying he believes the paths for housing construction and remodeling "could diverge," which leaves him preferring remodeling focused names versus new construction exposed names. 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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Waste Management upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
RSG Republic Services
$73.91

-0.04 (-0.05%)

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BOFA
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DOWNGRADE
BOFA
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Republic Services downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
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Target $74

Neutral
Republic Services downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
As previously reported, BofA/Merrill downgraded Republic Services to Neutral from Buy and cut its price target to $74 from $79. Analyst Michael Feniger said shares have outperformed this year and 2019 Street expectations may be a bit aggressive. Feniger also trimmed estimates to reflect a rising rate environment and softer housing data.
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01/10/19
DOWNGRADE
UBSW
Neutral
Republic Services downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS

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