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CVS

CVS Health

$65.24

-0.55 (-0.84%)

, AET

Acquired by CVS

$0.00

(0.00%)

10:13
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10:13

CVS Health headwind concerns overblown, says Cowen

Cowen analyst Charles Ryhee updated his model on CVS (CVS) to reflect headwinds from rebate guarantees and Aetna's (AET) large group rated business. He believes the pressure on the shares due to rebate guarantees is overdone in that it represents less than 2% of its revenues. Ryhee reiterated his Outperform rating and $103 price target on CVS shares.

CVS

CVS Health

$65.24

-0.55 (-0.84%)

AET

Acquired by CVS

$0.00

(0.00%)

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CVS CVS Health
$65.24

-0.55 (-0.84%)

12/11/18
LEER
12/11/18
NO CHANGE
Target $100
LEER
Outperform
CVS Health assumed with an Outperform at Leerink
Leerink analyst Ana Gupte assumed coverage of CVS Health (CVS) with an Outperform rating and $100 price target. The analyst views the recently raised synergy guidance as having upside with earlier pull-through in 2019 despite the headwind from divestiture of Aetna (AET) Part D lives. Pricing and underwriting remain firm in 2019 based on her MEDACorp fully insured employer broker survey and she is comfortable on stable Commercial margins for the Aetna book. Further, Gupte sees the PBM business as being oversold as it is synergistically integrated with Aetna's MCO book over time into a full-service captive offering. Retail headwinds from e-commerce look largely priced into consensus estimates while multiples have compressed on fears of Amazon's (AMZN) entry into pharmacy, she contends.
12/14/18
GSCO
12/14/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $68
GSCO
Sell
Goldman downgrades Walgreens to Sell with $68 target, sees downside in 2019
Goldman Sachs analyst Robert Jones downgraded Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) to Sell from Neutral and lowered his price target for the shares to $68 from $73. The analyst says he struggles to make a "compelling fundamental case" for the Americas Healthcare Services Supply Chain heading into 2019 as "issues facing core growth drivers do not seem to be abating." Jones sees limited "core" growth for the large-cap names amid persisting sales and margin pressures and as drug pricing remains a regulatory focus. He downgrades Walgreens to Sell saying challenges in its retail pharmacy business "have intensified, forcing the company to search for other avenues of growth." Jones also keeps a Neutral rating on CVS Health (CVS) and Sell rating on Rite Aid (RAD).
12/18/18
LEHM
12/18/18
INITIATION
Target $91
LEHM
Overweight
CVS Health initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Steve Valiquette started CVS Health with an Overweight rating and $91 price target. The analyst views the acquisition of Aetna as well-timed and believes it will offset the company's slower growth in retail and pharmacy benefits.
12/18/18
LEHM
12/18/18
INITIATION
Target $91
LEHM
Overweight
Barclays starts CVS Health at Overweight after 'transformational' merger
Barclays analyst Steve Valiquette initiated coverage CVS Health with an Overweight rating and $91 price target. The analyst views the company's acquisition of Aetna as "well-timed" and "transformational." The good news for CVS is that Aetna has substantial leverage to the organic growth of the Medicare Advantage market, Valiquette tells investors in a research note. He projects 15% Medicare Advantage membership for Aetna in both 2019 and 2020. Further, for the combined company, Valiquette believes the $750M-plus in projected synergies by year two "should be more than achievable." The 2019 guidance in February "will be a clearing event for the stock," says the analyst.
AET Acquired by CVS
$0.00

(0.00%)

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BMOC
11/27/18
NO CHANGE
Target $310
BMOC
Outperform
Talks with UnitedHealth CFO boosted confidence in its outlook, says BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst Matt Borsch kept his Outperform rating and $310 price target on UnitedHealth (UNH) after hosting its CFO John Rex and Medicaid Division chief Heather Cianfrocco. The analyst says the discussion helped to "boost his confidence in a strong multi-year growth outlook" for the company thanks to its "improved performance in the Medicaid business, unmatched execution track record and clear competitive advantage over others". Borsch believes that the advantage of UnitedHealth over Aetna (AET) and Cigna (CI) is unlikely to be eroded in the near term, as those competitors devote their focus toward large merger integration.
11/28/18
JPMS
11/28/18
NO CHANGE
Target $106
JPMS
Overweight
CVS valuation 'compelling' into Aetna deal close, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Lisa Gill reiterates an Overweight rating on CVS Health (CVS) with a $106 price target given the imminent close of the Aetna (AET) transaction. The analyst says CVS is one of the best positioned companies across her coverage universe over the longer term and that the Aetna transaction "further strengthens that competitive position." Further, she sees the stock's valuation as "compelling, both on an absolute and a relative basis."
11/28/18
LOOP
11/28/18
NO CHANGE
Target $80
LOOP
Hold
Loop Capital keeps Hold rating on CVS Health after Aetna deal closes
After CVS Health (CVS) earlier today announced the closing of its acquisition of Aetna (AET), Loop Capital analyst Andrew Wolf said he is maintaining his Hold rating on CVS shares, citing the fact that the capital return profile of the combined entity is materially lower, despite synergies, due to the relatively high valuation for Aetna. Wolf also said that while the deal is accretive to earnings it creates "a highly financially leveraged enterprise." Wolf has an $80 price target on CVS shares.

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