Global Payments added to Focus List, Total System removed at Citigroup Citigroup added Global Payments (GPN) to its Focus List in place of Total System (TSS) and keeps a Buy rating on both names. Citi said it has confidence in Global Payments' ability to expand its margins and increase shareholder returns. The firm has a $78 price target for Global Payments shares and a $38 price target for shares of Total System.
On The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary Today's noteworthy downgrades include: Beacon Roofing (BECN) downgraded to Hold from Buy at KeyBanc... BlackBerry (BBRY) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Consolidated Edison (ED) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS... Denbury Resources (DNR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Wunderlich... Synchronoss (SNCR) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at RW Baird... Total System (TSS) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman... Movado (MOV) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Barrington... Transocean Partners (RIGP) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo... Seadrill Partners (SDLP) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo... Petrobras (PBR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS.
Total System downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at JMP Securities JMP Securities downgraded Total System Services to Market Perform saying the proposed rules by the CFPB are an "unambiguous effort" to ban overdraft fees on pre-paid cards. JMP views the shares as fairly valued at current levels.