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RTN

Raytheon

$180.58

-0.82 (-0.45%)

, BA

Boeing

$370.52

8.37 (2.31%)

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Raytheon kill vehicle hits ICBM target in first dual-salvo test

For the first time, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, in partnership with the Boeing(BA)-led industry team, tested two Raytheon (RTN) Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicles, which destroyed a threat representative intercontinental ballistic missile during a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense System, or GMD. One EKV intercepted the target and the other gathered test data in what is known as a "two-shot salvo" engagement. The EKV system protects the U.S. against long-range ballistic missile attacks by destroying incoming threats safely outside the Earth's atmosphere. The historic test mirrored a real-life scenario where launching more than one interceptor ensured destruction of the threat far away from population centers.

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01/10/19
INITIATION

Fly Intel: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Ship Finance (SFL) initiated with a Neutral at B. Riley FBR. 2. Wipro (WIT) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank. 3. Boeing (BA), Lockheed Martin (LMT), and Raytheon (RTN) were initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna while Northrop Grumman (NOC) and General Dynamics (GD) were initiated with a Neutral. 4. Dollar General (DG) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital while Dollar Tree (DLTR) was initiated with a Market Perform. 5. Verint (VRNT) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
01/10/19
SUSQ
01/10/19
INITIATION
Target $187
SUSQ
Positive
Raytheon initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna
Susquehanna analyst Charles Minervino initiated Raytheon with a Positive rating as he likes the company's strategic positioning in the industry. It has a high level of international leverage, missile and missile defense exposure, and technological solutions that tap into both governmental and commercial markets, said Minervino, who has a $187 price target on Raytheon shares.
12/11/18
MSCO
12/11/18
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Morgan Stanley sees further room for Defense stocks to advance
Morgan Stanley analyst Rajeev Lalwani said he is constructive on Defense stocks following yesterday's 4% move up, noting that budgets now appear to be on a better track and point to growth again. Defense stocks have recently performed poorly, consistent with other Industrial sectors, he points out, adding that he thinks the sector should do well in a period of economic uncertainty. In terms of individual names, Lalwani said his preference remains Raytheon (RTN) and Lockheed Martin (LMT), on which he has Overweight ratings. He maintains an Underweight rating on General Dynamics (GD). Other publicly traded companies in the Defense space include BAE Systems (BAESY), Boeing (BA), Northrop Grumman (NOC), and United Technologies (UTX).
09/21/18
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NO CHANGE

Fly Intel: Today's top analyst calls on Wall Street
Check out today's top analyst calls from around Wall Street, compiled by The Fly. UBS SAYS BUY AT&T: UBS analyst John Hodulik upgraded AT&T (T) to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to $38 from $33, noting that the stock is trading near all-time low valuations and at its widest valuation gap to Verizon (VZ). The Time Warner transaction and accounting changes "have compounded [other] issues, leading to a loss of visibility for investors," but his work indicates that AT&T will return to EBITDA growth in the second half of 2018, after a 6% decline in the first half, due to growth in Wireless and WarnerMedia as well as slower declines in Entertainment. JPMORGAN GOES TO BULL FROM BEAR ON NOVAVAX: JPMorgan analyst Eric Joseph double upgraded Novavax (NVAX) to Overweight from Underweight saying the risk/reward is favorable into the report of Prepare trial data in Q1 of 2019. The trial is assessing the efficacy of the company's RSV F Vaccine for infants via maternal immunization and the analyst believes the shares can hit a range of $2.00 to $2.25, he told investors. JPMORGAN SUGGESTS BEING SHORT COPART, LONG KAR: JPMorgan analyst Ryan Brinkman downgraded Copart (CPRT) to Underweight and lowered his price target for the shares to $47 from $48. The company reported softer than expected Q4 results this week but trades at "near record multiples" of earnings and EBITDA, Brinkman told investors. The analyst sees a potential pair trade in going long KAR Auction (KAR) shares, and short Copart shares, to capitalize on the "valuation disconnect." LOOP SETS $8.25 TARGET ON HARMONIC: Loop Capital analyst James Kisner initiated Harmonic (HLIT) with a Buy rating and $8.25 price target, saying he believes Harmonic can "drive robust revenue growth on its Cable Edge business as cable operators like Comcast (CMCSA, CMCSK) adopt its virtual CCAP/CMTS solution," and that the company's video business with stabilize. 'DON'T PANIC' OVER DOD PROPOSAL: Morgan Stanley analyst Rajeev Lalwani attributes the underperformance in Defense stocks over the last two days compared to the broader market to heightened concerns around a month old proposal from the Department of Defense to adjust progress and performance payments down to 50% from 80% of cost, which would effectively slow the timing of cash flow receipts closer to when a project is complete. He sees a number of reasons not to panic, mainly because he believes that the Administration will not move forward with a proposal industry-players will paint as being anti-business and anti-defense spending. Publicly-traded defense contractors include General Dynamics (GD), Huntington Ingalls (HII), L3 Technologies (LLL), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Northrop Grumman (NOC) and Raytheon (RTN).
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03/25/19
COWN
03/25/19
NO CHANGE
COWN
Outperform
Boeing direct financial impact from MAX crashes 'not a showstopper,' says Cowen
Cowen analyst Cai von Rumohr said Boeing's 737 MAX crashes are a near-term overhang, but are unlikely to be a long-term "depressant," stating that the direct financial impact is "not a showstopper." The analyst estimates a three-month delivery hiatus with no output cut would be about a $5B slip, though just in timing, and guesses that a direct fix and compensation could cost about $2B, net of insurance. The reputational risk is likely only short-term, as it was in prior crashes, said von Rumohr, who notes that after the 787 battery crisis, Boeing shares "underperformed for two weeks, went flat for a month, then spurted." von Rumohr maintains an Outperform rating on Boeing shares.
03/20/19
GSCO
03/20/19
NO CHANGE
Target $49
GSCO
Sell
Southwest price target lowered to $49 from $54 at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Catherine O'Brien lowered her price target on Southwest (LUV) to $49 and kept her Sell rating, saying there is increased risk to the company's 2019 earnings outlook. The analyst cites the company's contract issues with the the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association, which she estimates to have reduced capacity by about 1.5% for the airline due to maintenance related cancellations. O'Brien also notes that Southwest has lost revenue from the recent grounding of Boeing's (BA) 737 Max8 aircraft.
03/19/19
03/19/19
DOWNGRADE

Fly Intel: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. ImmunoGen (IMGN) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Jessica Fye saying the failure of Forward I is a "meaningful setback" for the mirvetuximab development program. 2. Vertex (VRTX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at SVB Leerink with analyst Geoffrey Porges citing the slower ramp of the company's cystic fibrosis products in Europe, the already high expectations priced into the stock and the limited near-term opportunities and catalysts from the company's pipeline. 3. iRobot (IRBT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Needham with analyst James Ricchiuti stating the market appears to be pricing in expectations of "meaningful upside" to the company's 2019 guidance after the run-up in its stock price this year. 4. Yum! Brands (YUM) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan with analyst John Ivankoe saying the 9% year-to-date run in shares leaves little upside to estimates. 5. Boeing (BA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus with analyst John Eade stating that he believes company management has not been particularly proactive in its response to two fatal crashes involving the 737 Max jet. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
03/19/19
ARGS
03/19/19
DOWNGRADE
ARGS
Hold
Argus sees MAX investigation capping Boeing multiple, downgrades to Hold
As previously reported, Argus analyst John Eade downgraded Boeing to Hold from Buy, stating that he believes company management has not been particularly proactive in its response to two fatal crashes involving the 737 Max jet. He thinks the investigation is likely to cap multiples, and that earnings forecasts are likely to decline, as the probe plays out. While his dividend discount model points to a fair value above $460, Eade sees the shares as subject to downward pressure as the investigation continues, he tells investors.

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MSC Industrial

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Kingsway Financial

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PRK

Park National

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StoneCo

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Gaming Partners

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Charles Schwab

$45.57

-0.53 (-1.15%)

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Turkcell

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FCCY

1st Constitution Bancorp

$18.07

-0.14 (-0.77%)

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Qumu

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-0.035 (-1.22%)

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