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MET

MetLife

$44.69

-0.22 (-0.49%)

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-5.61 (-1.17%)

17:12
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MetLife appoints Matthew Mosca as Global Head of Institutional Client Group

MetLife Investment Management, MetLife's (MET) institutional asset management business, announced the appointment of Matthew Mosca as Global Head of the firm's Institutional Client Group. Mosca joins from BlackRock (BLK), where he was most recently head of strategy for BlackRock's Official Institutions Group. In this role he oversaw strategy, business development and operations for BlackRock's relationships with sovereign institutions.

MET

MetLife

$44.69

-0.22 (-0.49%)

BLK

BlackRock

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-5.61 (-1.17%)

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MET MetLife
$44.69

-0.22 (-0.49%)

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01/16/19
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Target $53

Buy
MetLife upgraded to Buy on reduced concerns, earnings mix at BofA/Merrill
As previously reported, BofA/Merrill upgraded MetLife to Buy from Neutral and raised its price target to $53 from $50. Analyst Jay Cohen said quality concerns are diminishing as management addresses past issues and believes the business mix has notably changed for the positive following the Brighthouse spin. Cohen believes shares should be awarded a higher multiple than the market is assigning on earnings.
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. MetLife (MET) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Jay Cohen saying quality concerns are diminishing as management addresses past issues and believes the business mix has notably changed for the positive following the Brighthouse spin. 2. ING Group (ING) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe Generale. 3. Williams (WMB) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays analyst Christine Cho saying the company is now positioned to reduce leverage at an accelerated pace and internally fund incremental growth projects and/or return capital to shareholders in a more meaningful way. 4. Accenture (ACN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Ashwin Shirvaikar saying against a backdrop of rising political and policy risks, a more defensive Information Technology Services stance is appropriate. 5. Nutanix (NTNX) and Teradata (TDC) were upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. 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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Hold
MetLife downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill
03/19/19
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DOWNGRADE
Target $50

Hold
Sandler O'Neill downgrades MetLife to Hold on risks as new CEO takes over
As previously reported, Sandler O'Neill analyst John Barnidge downgraded MetLife (MET) to Hold from Buy ahead of the start of the tenure of new CEO Michel Khalaf, stating that the changeover at the top increases the possibility of execution risk and raises the potential for an asset management acquisition that "the investment community does not greet with enthusiasm." He also views MetLife shares as appropriately valued and thinks Prudential (PRU) shares are more attractively valued than Metlife at current levels, Barnidge added. He maintains a $50 price target on MetLife shares.
BLK BlackRock
$474.56

-5.61 (-1.17%)

01/29/19
01/29/19
UPGRADE
Target $468

Buy
BlackRock upgraded to Buy on continued industry-leading growth at Jefferies
As previously reported, Jefferies analyst Daniel Fannon upgraded BlackRock to Buy from Hold, stating that it is benefiting from both structural shifts in investor behavior as well as secular trends and he believes the company can continue to deliver industry leading organic growth and capital return. Given the reset in earnings expectations, Fannon argues that the current risk/reward "is as attractive as it has been in 4 years." He raised his price target on BlackRock shares to $468 from $427.
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Nvidia (NVDA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Timothy Arcuri saying the 20% fiscal Q4 revenue miss preannounced and the stock drop "finally sets the stage for a new positive revision cycle starting this summer." 2. American Express (AXP) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities. 3. BlackRock (BLK) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Daniel Fannon saying it is benefiting from both structural shifts in investor behavior as well as secular trends and he believes the company can continue to deliver industry leading organic growth and capital return. 4. British American Tobacco (BTI) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst Michael Lavery saying he views the stock's valuation as attractive at current levels and feels "modestly more comfortable" with Glo's patent litigation risk in Japan. 5. 3D Systems (DDD) and Stratasys (SSYS) were upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
03/14/19
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03/14/19
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LEHM
Overweight
BlackRock price target raised to $490 from $472 at Barclays
Barclays analyst Jeremy Campbell raised his price target for BlackRock to $490 from $472 citing recent increases in assets under management. The analyst keeps an Overweight rating on the shares.
04/17/19
WELS
04/17/19
NO CHANGE
Target $480
WELS
Market Perform
BlackRock price target raised to $480 from $460 at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Christopher Harris raised his price target for BlackRock to $480 from $460 as the shares outperformed on the day of the Q1 earnings report, seemingly because of solid organic growth, better-than-expected base fee revenue and average fee rate and no change in expense guidance despite year to date stock market strength. The analyst reiterates a Market Perform rating on the shares.

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