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MAS

Masco

$40.58

0.95 (2.40%)

, GWW

Grainger

$276.25

4.29 (1.58%)

12:57
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Masco trades higher after Bloomberg report on bidders for cabinet-making unit

Late in the trading session on Tuesday, Bloomberg's Kiel Porter wrote that Bain Capital, American Industrial Partners and Clearlake Capital Group were making offers to acquire Masco's (MAS) cabinetry business. In addition to the investment firms mentioned, W.W. Grainger (GWW) has also "made it to the second round of bidding for the Masco unit, which is expected to fetch about $1.2B," added Bloomberg, citing sources. Shares of Masco are off earlier highs, up 2.46% or 98c to $40.62 per share in afternoon trading on Wednesday. Shares of Grainger, are also higher, trading up 1.42% at $275.93 per share. Reference Link

MAS

Masco

$40.58

0.95 (2.40%)

GWW

Grainger

$276.25

4.29 (1.58%)

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MAS Masco
$40.58

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07/10/19
JEFF
07/10/19
NO CHANGE
Target $68
JEFF
Buy
Owens Corning breakup story not as obvious as peers, says Jefferies
Reports of an activist HG Vora building a position in Owens Corning (OC) should "put a floor under the stock," Jefferies analyst Philip Ng tells investors in a research note. The analyst sees a sum-of-the-parts value for shares at $75 but does not view Owens Corning as an obvious breakup story as Eagle Materials (EXP) or Masco (MAS). In a breakup, however, he could see the company spinning Roofing and keeping Insulation and Composites together. Ng keeps a Buy rating on Owens Corning with a $68 price target.
07/25/19
KEYB
07/25/19
DOWNGRADE
KEYB
Sector Weight
Masco downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Kenneth Zener downgraded Masco to Sector Weight, saying the risk-reward on the stock has become more balanced following today's 8% rally after the company's Q2 earnings beat.
07/26/19
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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. Dow Inc. (DOW) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill with analyst Steve Byrne saying Q2 results were slightly ahead of reduced consensus estimates and the outlook is "underwhelming." 2. Carbonite (CARB) double downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at Barclays and downgraded to Hold from Buy at Craig-Hallum. 3. Abeona Therapeutics (ABEO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho with analyst Difei Yang citing the company's announcement of a delay in the start of the pivotal EB-101 clinical trial following interactions with FDA, where a number of manufacturing-related issues were raised. 4. Masco (MAS) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc with analyst Kenneth Zener saying the risk-reward on the stock has become more balanced following today's 8% rally after the company's Q2 earnings beat. 5. BorgWarner (BWA) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital and to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/09/19
EVER
08/09/19
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EVER
In Line
Masco downgraded to In Line from Outperform at Evercore ISI
GWW Grainger
$276.25

4.29 (1.58%)

04/23/19
BMOC
04/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $310
BMOC
Market Perform
Grainger price target lowered to $310 from $320 at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst R. Scott Graham lowered his price target on Grainger to $310 and kept his Market Perform rating, saying that while the company beat on Q1 earnings and affirmed FY19 guidance, the tone of the conference call was more "supportive of midpoint" of FY19 outlook and "perhaps a bit lower". The analyst cites slowing U.S. sales, potential peaking in pricing, and his expected flat operating margins for the rest of 2019. Graham also points to "poor" results from Grainger's Canada business and his expectations of business spending remaining "accelerated".
05/17/19
GDHS
05/17/19
UPGRADE
GDHS
Hold
Grainger upgraded to Hold from Reduce at Gordon Haskett
Gordon Haskett analyst John Inch upgraded Grainger to Hold from Reduce saying EPG could provide near term stabilization.
06/21/19
ATLE
06/21/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $260
ATLE
Underweight
Grainger downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities
Atlantic Equities analyst Richard Radbourne downgraded Grainger to Underweight from Neutral and lowered his price target for the shares to $260 from $315.
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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. Carnival (CCL) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays with analyst Felicia Hendrix saying the company's challenges in Europe, which could continue into next year, make it difficult to justify the sane Overweight rating that is on peers Royal Caribbean (RCL) and Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH). 2. Caterpillar (CAT) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities. 3. Grainger (GWW) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities. 4. AnaptysBio (ANAB) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse and to Hold from Buy at Stifel. 5. Sealed Air (SEE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill with analyst George Staphos citing the company's announcement that its board terminated William Stiehl as Chief Financial Officer for cause relating to the process by which the company selected its independent audit firm. 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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