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PZZA

Papa John's

$46.34

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McDonald's

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Papa John's appoints Jim Norberg as chief restaurant operations officer

Papa John's (PZZA) announced the appointment of Jim Norberg as its chief restaurant operations officer. Norberg will oversee the operations of Papa John's corporate and franchise restaurants in North America. Norberg spent more than 30 years of his career at McDonald's (MCD). His most recent role was executive VP and COO, where he managed operations for 14,000 U.S. restaurants. After his tenure at McDonald's, Norberg has served as an independent strategic advisor to organizations in the restaurant, hospitality, entertainment and consumer goods industry. As chief restaurant operations officer, Norberg will lead the company's operations excellence team to drive continuous efficiency improvements and deliver sustainable year-over-year increases in sales, customer satisfaction and profit margins for the brand across both its corporate and franchise restaurants.

PZZA

Papa John's

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PZZA Papa John's
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06/25/19
FBCO
06/25/19
INITIATION
Target $45
FBCO
Neutral
Papa John's initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Jerome Vinerier initiated Papa John's with a Neutral and $45 price target.
06/25/19
FBCO
06/25/19
INITIATION
Target $45
FBCO
Neutral
Papa John's initiated with a Neutral on takeout potential at Credit Suisse
As previously reported, Credit Suisse analyst Lauren Silberman initiated Papa John's with a Neutral and $45 price target. While the analyst still sees risk to numbers and the multiple, short interest of about 30% of float, activist involvement and takeout potential keep her Neutral.
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Papa John's downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Kalinowski
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. State Street (STT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS with analyst Brennan Hawken saying he has "very little confidence" in when the company will be able to get past the headwinds it is facing. 2. Allergan (AGN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho with analyst Irina Koffler saying she views the AbbVie (ABBV) deal as "a hard-fought and timely exit" for shareholders, citing her concerns about the weakness in Allergan's aesthetics portfolio and the company's growth challenges. 3. Kinder Morgan (KMI) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James with analyst Justin Jenkins saying shares are up approximately 35% year-to-date and trade at an above-peer multiple despite a mixed outlook for the asset portfolio. 4. Papa John's (PZZA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Kalinowski. 5. Illinois Tool Works (ITW) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Northcoast with the firm's analyst citing concentrated Automotive exposure. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
MCD McDonald's
$211.28

-1.23 (-0.58%)

06/25/19
FBCO
06/25/19
INITIATION
Target $230
FBCO
Outperform
Credit Suisse bullish on McDonald's, initiates with an Outperform
As previously reported, Credit Suisse analyst Lauren Silberman initiated McDonald's with an Outperform and $230 price target. The analyst notes that recent asset and technology investments support a more modernized McDonald's, and believes the company is effectively expanding its competitive moat relative to peers. Same-store sales represent the "greatest source of upside to shares," with McDonald's slate of on-trend sales initiatives supporting outperformance, she contends, adding that healthy same-store sales, defensive characteristics and transition to about 95% franchised support the current premium valuation.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Rockwell Medical (RMTI) initiated with an Overweight at Cantor Fitzgerald. 2. Hamilton Lane (HLNE) initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer. 3. Pyxus (PYX) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital. 4. SpartanNash (SPTN) initiated with a Buy at Loop Capital. 5. Shake Shack (SHAK), Chipotle (CMG) and McDonald's (MCD) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse. Yum! Brands (YUM) initiated with a Neutral and Jack in the Box (JACK) initiated with an Underperform. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
06/28/19
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06/28/19
NO CHANGE
Target $230
JEFF
Buy
McDonald's price target raised to $230 from $225 at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Andy Barish raised his price target for McDonald's to $230 from $225 saying he believes the company's t check growth "remains robust" in the U.S. The analyst believes fresh beef Quarter Pounders, bundling promotions, delivery, and kiosks are all aiding McDonald's check growth. Barish increased his same-store-sales estimates to 4.5% from 3.0% for the remainder of 2019 and keeps a Buy rating on McDonald's.
07/03/19
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07/03/19
NO CHANGE
Target $86
STFL
Hold
Investors see McDonald's outperforming, Starbucks underperforming, says Stifel
Stifel analyst Chris O'Cull said his recent survey to measure investors' sentiment toward restaurant stocks revealed that McDonald's (MCD) and Yum! Brands (YUM) as the only large-cap restaurant stocks voted to outperform heading into earnings season, while most investors pointed to Starbucks (SBUX) as most likely among the large-caps to underperform in the near term despite the fact that investors surveyed expect the company to beat Q3 EPS expectations. O'Cull, who raised his Americas same-store sales growth forecast for Q3 to 5.0% from 4.0% and raised his FY19 and FY20 EPS estimates for Starbucks, increased his price target on the stock to $86 from $65, though he keeps a Hold rating on the shares. He also has Hold ratings on McDonald's and Yum! shares.

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