Helmerich & Payne, Tesco estimates raised at FBR Capital FBR Capital raised its estimates for Helmerich & Payne (HP) and Tesco (TESO) citing recent strength of the Tier 1 land drilling market. FBR raised its price target for Helmerich shares to $107 from $98 and for Tesco to $27 from $22 while keeping Outperform ratings on both names.
Helmerich & Payne downgraded to Equal Weight at Stephens As previously reported, Stephens downgraded Helmerich & Payne to Equal Weight from Overweight citing the firm's outlook for reduced U.S. onshore spending. The firm said it remain convicted in H&P as a core holding, but that its "hard to get excited" about shares at these levels. Stephens lowered its price target on Helmerich & Payne to $74 from $79.