Vantiv upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo Wells Fargo upgraded Vantiv to Outperform citing an improved growth profile from the Mercury acquisition. The firm raised its price target for shares to $36-$38 from $30-$32.
Vantiv called a top pick for 2015 at Jefferies Jefferies calls Vantiv a top pick for 2015 but notes the consensus estimates for 2015 may be slightly too high. The firm thinks the company's 2015 guidance could be convsertaive, and it recommends using any share pullback following the earnings report on February 12 as a buying opportunity. It keeps a Buy rating on the stock with a $40 price target.