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BAC

Bank of America

$29.85

0.01 (0.03%)

, C

Citi

$69.29

1.92 (2.85%)

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07:07

Bank of America price target raised to $37 at BMO Capital after Q1 results

BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham raised his price target on Bank of America (BAC) to $37 from $36 after its Q1 earnings beat that was driven by reduced costs and to reflect a roll out in his model by one quarter, but also lowered his FY19 EPS view by 4c to $3.05 due to lower than expected net interest income. The analyst is also keeping his Market Perform rating on the shares, stating that among the "U.S. big four banks", he prefers Citigroup (C).

BAC

Bank of America

$29.85

0.01 (0.03%)

C

Citi

$69.29

1.92 (2.85%)

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BAC Bank of America
$29.85

0.01 (0.03%)

04/17/19
JEFF
04/17/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $32
JEFF
Hold
Bank of America downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Kenneth Usdin downgraded Bank of America (BAC) to Hold from Buy with an unchanged price target of $32. After reducing his 2020 estimates by 3% following the company's Q1 results, the analyst does not see enough upside to warrant a Buy rating. The Q1 results showed "incremental challenges in numerous revenue areas," including net interest income and fees, Usdin tells investors in a research note. He prefers putting new money into shares of Citi (C).
04/04/19
04/04/19
INITIATION

Fly Intel: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Etsy (ETSY) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord. 2. Renewable Energy (REGI) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray. 3. Smartsheet (SMAR) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer. 4. Bank of America (BAC) initiated with a Hold at HSBC. 5. Synnex (SNX) initiated with an Outperform at Barrington. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
04/04/19
HSBC
04/04/19
INITIATION
Target $29
HSBC
Hold
Bank of America initiated with a Hold at HSBC
HSBC analyst Alevizos Alevizakos initiated Bank of America with a Hold and $29 price target saying share valuation reflects higher RoTE improvement, which likely peaked in 2018. The analyst said declining loan growth, margin contraction, a shrinking investment banking wallet, and decelerating topline growth to result in future deceleration.
03/25/19
JEFF
03/25/19
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Jefferies downgrades Financials to Underweight on 'shocking' Fed meeting
Jefferies analyst Steven DeSanctis is "very surprised" by last week's Federal Reserve's decision taking rate hikes completely off table in 2019. The "shocking" Fed meeting means lower rates for longer, which is not good for Financials, DeSanctis tells investors in a research note. A "lack of catalysts and weaker earnings growth" going forward for the entire sector, not just banks, means an Underweight rating on the space makes sense, says the analyst. As such, he downgraded his rating on the Financial sector to Underweight from Market Weight. Publicly traded companies in the space include Bank of America (BAC), Citi (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Morgan Stanley (MS), U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Wells Fargo (WFC).
C Citi
$69.29

1.92 (2.85%)

04/15/19
BMOC
04/15/19
NO CHANGE
Target $93
BMOC
Outperform
Citi price target raised to $93 at BMO Capital after Q1 top-line beat
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham raised his price target on Citi to $93 and kept his Outperform rating after its revenue-driven beat in Q1 results thanks to the "higher than expected non-interest revenues". The analyst says Citi is his top pick among the "big four" U.S. banks, also citing the company's "encouraging outlook" for net interest income growth of $2B or more, expenses as "flattish", and non-interest revenues "at least flat" in 2019. Fotheringham also raises his FY19 and FY20 EPS outlook for Citi by 26c and 3c to $7.83 and $9.09 respectively.
03/27/19
ODEN
03/27/19
INITIATION
ODEN
Hold
Odeon's Bove starts Citi at Hold, says 'aggressive' buybacks 'not encouraging'
Odeon Capital analyst Dick Bove initiated Citi with a Hold rating, stating that its buyback program "has been one of the most aggressive in the country," which he sees as "not encouraging" during a period of weakening in the global economy. He awaits evidence that the bank can consistently grow its book value per share, Bove tells investors.
03/27/19
ODEN
03/27/19
INITIATION
ODEN
Hold
Citi initiated with a Hold at Odeon Capital
Odeon Capital analyst Dick Bove initiated Citi with a Hold rating.

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FirstEnergy

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