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WWD

Woodward

$122.00

-0.32 (-0.26%)

, HXL

Hexcel

$72.94

-1.4 (-1.88%)

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Woodward upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse analyst Robert Spingarn upgraded Woodward (WWD) to Outperform from Neutral with a $145 price target, up from $110. following the company's merger of equals with Hexcel (HXL). The analyst likes the deal from a long-term strategic angle, as he believes it will allow the two companies to better identify and solve key problems surrounding the greenhouse gas footprint of jetliners.

WWD

Woodward

$122.00

-0.32 (-0.26%)

HXL

Hexcel

$72.94

-1.4 (-1.88%)

  • 29

    Jan

WWD Woodward
$122.00

-0.32 (-0.26%)

12/04/19
JEFF
12/04/19
UPGRADE
JEFF
Buy
Woodward upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Sheila Kahyaoglu upgraded Woodward to Buy from Hold.
12/04/19
JEFF
12/04/19
UPGRADE
Target $135
JEFF
Buy
Woodward upgraded to Buy on potential for Aerospace upside at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Sheila Kahyaoglu upgraded Woodward to Buy from Hold with a price target of $135, up from $108, citing her view that management is being conservative with its operating margin targets for the Aerospace business, which accounts for 75% of earnings and could surprise to the upside. Additionally, her forecast, along with consensus, only bake in 5% organic top-line expansion for Woodward over 2019-23, which present an opportunity, Kahyaoglu tells investors. She also notes the scarcity value of Woodward given that there are few commercial aerospace assets available for interested buyers. Kahyaoglu raised her FY20 EPS estimate for Woodward to $5.60, which she noted was at the high-end of guidance of $5.30-$5.60 and above consensus at $5.47.
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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. Atmos Energy (ATO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Shneur Gershuni citing the company's "above average" growth metrics, earnings stability and "defensive nature" of assets for the upgrade. 2. Woodward (WWD) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Sheila Kahyaoglu citing her view that management is being conservative with its operating margin targets for the Aerospace business, which accounts for 75% of earnings and could surprise to the upside. 3. NetEase (NTES) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst Bill Liu saying the risk/reward in owning NetEase has turned more favorable following the company's "solid" Q3 results. 4. Universal Technical (UTI) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Argus. 5. Denny's (DENN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Maxim with analyst Stephen Anderson citing its announcement of an expanded share buyback earlier this week. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/09/19
WBLR
12/09/19
NO CHANGE
WBLR
Outperform
Woodward 'exceptionally well-positioned' for growth, says William Blair
Woodward remains "exceptionally well-positioned" for several years of above-average growth, William Blair analyst Nicholas Heymann tells investors in a research note post the company's investor meeting. While Woodward made no changes to its recent preliminary fiscal 2020 guidance, it noted the potential for better than expected performance depending on how fast liquefied natural gas truck engines expand in China, Heymann says. He believes few investors are giving Woodward credit for its potential to achieve 16% industrial operating margin in fiscal 2021. The analyst keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.
HXL Hexcel
$72.94

-1.4 (-1.88%)

12/23/19
BMOC
12/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $84
BMOC
Outperform
Hexcel price target lowered to $84 from $88 at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst John McNulty lowered his price target on Hexcel (HXL) to $84 after Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) joined Boeing (BA) in halting the production of 737 Max aircraft. Despite the impact on earnings, the analyst still keeps his Outperform rating on Hexcel as the associated weakness has created a "compelling" risk-reward given the company's strength in its Wind & Space / Defense business, as well as the potential for a Max re-launch in 2020.
01/07/20
LBOW
01/07/20
DOWNGRADE
Target $62
LBOW
Underperform
Hexcel downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Longbow
Longbow analyst Chris Olin downgraded Hexcel to Underperform from Neutral with a $62 price target.
01/07/20
LBOW
01/07/20
DOWNGRADE
Target $62
LBOW
Underperform
Longbow downgrades Hexcel to Underperform on trading risks
Longbow analyst Chris Olin downgraded Hexcel to Underperform from Neutral with a $62 price target. Investors are not fully discounting all of the trading risks, including falling 2020 earnings expectations, lingering MAX timeline uncertainty, and a "relatively weak" B787 backlog that could cancel a planned rate increase back to 14 per month, Olin tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes aerospace and tier-1 demand headwinds "are seemingly too big to ignore."
01/13/20
ADAM
01/13/20
DOWNGRADE
Target $76
ADAM
Hold
Hexcel downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord
Canaccord Genuity analyst Kenneth Herbert downgraded Hexcel to Hold from Buy with a price target of $76.

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