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February 15, 2013
10:12 EDTQEP, VAL, NGLS, PSUN, EAT, HNZ, NTGR, PDS, XL, SGNT, KFY, KGC, GNRC, ATML, QLIK, SAASOn the Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today’s noteworthy upgrades include: Heinz (HNZ) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman... inContact (SAAS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Roth Capital... Korn/Ferry (KFY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust... Qlik Technologies (QLIK) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital... XL Group (XL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital... Brinker (EAT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Davenport... Sagent Pharmaceuticals (SGNT) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray... Atmel (ATML) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Craig-Hallum... Qlik Technologies (QLIK) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna... Pacific Sunwear (PSUN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at DA Davidson... Targa Resources Partners (NGLS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel Nicolaus... Generac (GNRC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel Nicolaus... Precision Drilling (PDS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James... Valspar (VAL) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at First Analysis... Kinross Gold (KGC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse... QEP Resources (QEP) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Sterne Agee... Netgear (NTGR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sterne Agee
News For HNZ;SAAS;KFY;EAT;QLIK;SGNT;PSUN;ATML;XL;NGLS;GNRC;PDS;VAL;KGC;NTGR;QEP From The Last 14 Days
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January 21, 2015
17:27 EDTNGLSTarga Resources increases quarterly dividend 6% to 77.5c
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07:02 EDTSAASinContact resumed with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray
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January 20, 2015
08:58 EDTEATBrinker downgraded to Hold on valuation at Wunderlich
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08:12 EDTEATBrinker downgraded to Hold from Buy at Wunderlich
Wunderlich downgraded Brinker to Hold with a $65 price target.
January 15, 2015
10:00 EDTVALOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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09:35 EDTPDSPrecision Drilling management to meet with Deutsche Bank
Meeting to be held in Paris on January 15 hosted by Deutsche Bank.
08:48 EDTVALValspar files automatic mixed securities shelf
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January 14, 2015
16:08 EDTVALValspar initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray
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11:51 EDTNGLSTarga Resources Partners upgraded to Accumulate from Hold at Tudor Pickering
10:00 EDTVALOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: ACE Limited (ACE) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie... AXIS Capital (AXS) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie... Allstate (ALL) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Macquarie... Altera (ALTR) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... American Midstream Partners (AMID) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Argo Group (AGII) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Macquarie... Aspen Insurance (AHL) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Macquarie... Beneficial Bancorp (BNCL) downgraded to Neutral at Boenning & Scattergood... CDW Corporation (CDW) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman... CHC Group (HELI) downgraded at Raymond James... CIRCOR (CIR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel... Chesapeake (CHK) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Commerzbank (CRZBY) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman... Continental Resources (CLR) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Corporate Office Properties (OFC) downgraded to Market Perform at Wells Fargo... Credit Suisse (CS) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at HSBC... Datawatch (DWCH) downgraded to Hold at Canaccord... Devon Energy (DVN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Dollar Tree (DLTR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Northcoast... Douglas Emmett (DEI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho... Dresser-Rand (DRC) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James... Enable Midstream (ENBL) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... F5 Networks (FFIV) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... First Majestic (AG) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Scotia Capital... Foot Locker (FL) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman... Franklin Resources (BEN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman... HCP (HCP) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo... Halcon Resources (HK) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Insulet (PODD) downgraded at Sterne Agee... J.B. Hunt (JBHT) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Avondale... JPMorgan (JPM) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at HSBC... KB Home (KBH) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse... Kosmos (KOS) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Marathon Oil (MRO) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Medley Management (MDLY) downgraded to Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette... MoneyGram (MGI) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... National Grid (NGG) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse... Navigators (NAVG) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Macquarie... Pioneer Energy (PES) downgraded at Raymond James... RSP Permian (RSPP) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Rambus (RMBS) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... Realty Income (O) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo... Red Hat (RHT) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman... Resolute Energy (REN) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Ross Stores (ROST) downgraded to Neutral at UBS... SandRidge Energy (SD) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Tech Data (TECD) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman... Teekay Offshore Partners (TOO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Travelers (TRV) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Macquarie... TrueCar (TRUE) downgraded to Market Perform at Cowen... Valspar (VAL) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird... Verizon (VZ) downgraded at Evercore ISI... Viacom (VIAB) downgraded to Sell from Buy at Citigroup... W. R. Berkley (WRB) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Macquarie... Waddell & Reed (WDR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman... Western Union (WU) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... Whiting Petroleum (WLL) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Whole Foods (WFM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus... Xilinx (XLNX) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... iRobot (IRBT) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan.
08:51 EDTVALValspar downgraded to Neutral at RW Baird
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07:37 EDTSGNTJPMorgan to hold a conference
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07:16 EDTPDSPrecision Drilling management to meet with Deutsche Bank
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06:50 EDTVALValspar downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
January 13, 2015
11:57 EDTQLIKHP rises after PC report despite Pacific Crest downgrade
Shares of personal computer maker Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) are rising after research firm Gartner estimated that worldwide PC shipments had risen 1% last quarter. The advance comes despite research firm Pacific Crest having downgraded HP shares this morning. WHAT'S NEW: Worldwide shipments of PCs increased 1% last quarter, Gartner estimated. "These results indicate a slow, but consistent improvement following more than two years of decline," the firm wrote. The estimate suggests that PCs are not fading into oblivion, as some had predicted. Despite this news, research firm Pacific Crest downgraded HP to Sector Perform from Outperform in a note to investors today. HP is facing increased competition, as a number of companies are buying fewer individual servers and IT storage products, Pacific Crest analyst Brent Bracelin stated. Instead, they are buying integrated IT stacks. Ongoing technological trends could make this option more popular going forward, the analyst believes. Additionally, new data storage systems - including next wave systems with software-defined controls, cloud storage systems, and open sources systems - are growing rapidly and could increase the competitive pressure on HP, the analyst stated. Bracelin is less confident that HP's multiple can expand further going forward, he added. WHAT'S NOTABLE: Bracelin also downgraded NetApp (NTAP) to Sector Perform from Outperform for the same reasons that he cut his rating on HP. The analyst identified Tableau (DATA), F5 Networks (FFIV), Qlik Technologies (QLIK), and Nimble Storage (NMBL) as his favorite names in the IT infrastructure sector. F5 should benefit from earnings and multiple expansion as it carries out its security strategy, while Qlik is well-positioned to generate improved growth and margins, the analyst stated. Tableau and Nimble are poised to report better than expected results as their new products ramp up, Bracelin believes. OTHERS TO WATCH: Other companies that benefit from upbeat PC sales include Intel (INTC), Microsoft (MSFT), and hard disk drive makers Seagate (STX) and Western Digital (WDC). PRICE ACTION: In late morning trading, HP shares climbed 1.5% to $40.50.
07:04 EDTQLIKTop 2015 IT infrastructure ideas identified at Pacific Crest
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06:44 EDTQLIKHP downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Pacific Crest
Pacific Crest downgraded HP (HPQ) to Sector Perform citing valuation and rising competitive risks from hyperconvergence and new datastores. The firm lists Tableau (DATA), F5 Networks (FFIV), lik Technologies (QLIK) and Nimble Storage (NMBL) as its top names to own in the Cloud, Analytics & Data Infrastructure space. Pacific Crest also downgraded also NetApp (NTAP) to Sector Perform citing the same rationale as HP.
January 12, 2015
09:19 EDTEATMorgan Stanley events at 17th Annual ICR XChange Conference
Company Meetings to be held at the 17th Annual ICR XChange Conference in Orlando, Florida on January 12-13.
09:13 EDTEATRBC Capital events at 17th Annual ICR XChange Conference
Company Meetings to be held at the 17th Annual ICR XChange Conference in Orlando, Florida on January 12-13.
08:55 EDTEATBofA/Merrill events at 17th Annual ICR XChange Conference
Company Meetings to be held at the ICR XChange Conference in Orlando, Florida on January 12-13.
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