On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary Today's noteworthy initiations include: BRE Group (CBG) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee CRT... Callidus Software (CALD) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray... Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee CRT... Natural Grocers (NGVC) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies... NextEra Energy Partners (NEP) initiated with an Outperform at Baird... Sprouts Farmers Markets (SFM) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies... Synchrony Financial (SYF) initiated with a Buy at Buckingham... TerraForm Global (GLBL) initiated with a Buy at Citi... Trina Solar (TSL) initiated with a Sell at Axiom... Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) initiated with an Outperform at Barrington.
Sprouts Farmers Markets upgraded on valuation, momentum at Deutsche Bank As noted earlier, Deutsche Bank upgraded Sprouts Farmers Market to Buy from Hold. The firm says that the stock's valuation is "very attractive." Deutsche believes that, given Sprouts' "attractive prices," the company can benefit from a decline in confidence among middle class consumers. The firm expects the company to regain momentum ,and raised its price target on the name to $24 from $20.