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Wells Fargo

$50.82

0.37 (0.73%)

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Wells Fargo downgraded to Hold from Buy at Odeon Capital

Odeon Capital analyst Richard Bove downgraded Wells Fargo to Hold from Buy despite his view of the bank as "one of the most powerful companies in the United States" in spite of "all of its problems and all of its challenges." However, Wells' net interest margins will remain under pressure, sending its net interest income lower, while its costs are unlikely to decline any time soon and it faces more legal and regulatory issues, Bove tells investors.

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WFC Wells Fargo
$50.82

0.37 (0.73%)

09/30/19
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09/30/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $50
BARD
Neutral
Wells Fargo downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird
Baird analyst David George downgraded Wells Fargo to Neutral from Outperform. The analyst likes the new CEO choice but the macro headwinds of slow growth and low rates are real, and improving the earnings run-rate and efficiency will take time. He noted the shares have a nice run over the past month and he would be a buyer in the mid-$40's. George lowered his price target to $50 from $52 on Wells Fargo shares.
09/30/19
MSCO
09/30/19
NO CHANGE
Target $50
MSCO
Equal Weight
Morgan Stanley ups Wells target to $50 after CEO hiring, but stays on sidelines
Morgan Stanley analyst Betsy Graseck said the hiring of Charlie Scharf to become CEO at Wells Fargo is a positive that lifts "a big uncertainty" and she raised her price target on the bank's shares to $50 from $47 following the news. However, she remains on the sidelines until there is more clarity on when the Fed imposed asset cap and consent order can be lifted, estimating that it has added about $2B to the bank's expense base. She also wonders if Scharf will pursue further business rationalization, which could reset earnings expectations going forward. Graseck keeps an Equal Weight rating on Wells Fargo shares, though she sees a path to a potential $56 stock price over the longer-term once the consent order gets lifted.
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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. TSMC (TSM) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Bruce Lu saying after a re-examination of industry capacity builds and order revisions, he thinks he's underestimating the positive impacts on TSMC arising from trade uncertainty. 2. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst Stephen Biggar citing the company's appointment of Charlie Scharf as its new CEO. 3. Cigna (CI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Matthew Borsch claiming that the current 8-times his expected forward earnings valuation multiple is "attractive" as the stock represents a "better hedge" against political and health policy uncertainty. 4. Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush with analyst Seth Basham saying turning around declining retailers is a very difficult task, particularly amidst unfavorable secular trends and soft industry sales growth, but Bed Bath & Beyond has a "good chance of stabilization" in earnings over the next two years as its changes take hold. 5. Restaurant Brands (QSR) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Longbow with analyst Alton Stump saying after calls with U.S. Burger King franchisees, he believes same-store sales for Restaurant Brands' Burger King concept were up 4.5%-5.0% in Q3 ahead of his prior estimate of 2.0% growth and consensus at up 3.4%. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/16/19
BMOC
10/16/19
NO CHANGE
Target $57
BMOC
Market Perform
Wells Fargo price target lowered to $57 from $59 at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham lowered his price target on Wells Fargo (WFC) to $57 and kept his Market Perform rating after its Q3 results. The analyst cites the bank's lower than expected net interest income along with a miss on fees and a higher than anticipated operating costs. Fotheringham contends that before the new Wells Fargo CEO arrives and administers a strategic review, there are better investment opportunities in large cap banks that include Citi (C), Bank of America (BAC), Capital One (COF) and Morgan Stanley (MS).

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Transocean

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Schlumberger

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Baker Hughes

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Phathom Pharmaceuticals

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Sherwin-Williams

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Berry Petroleum

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NYMT

New York Mortgage

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0.015 (0.24%)

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Cheniere Energy

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Organogenesis

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