The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$XEC, $COST, $ENDP, $FCX, $HD, $LOW

Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers.

Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid.

Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Friday, as follows:

Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital Markets.

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COST) was started with a Buy rating and a 290 target price at Goldman Sachs. The consensus target price is 253.92.

Endo International PLC (NASDAQ:ENDP) was downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform and the target price was slashed to 6 from 11 at RBC Capital Markets.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) was raised to Buy from Hold and the target price was raised to 13.50 from 12.50 at Deutsche Bank. Shares trade in a 52-week range of 9.47 – 17.80 and with a consensus analyst target of 13.61.

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD) was started as Buy with a 235 target price at Goldman Sachs. The 52-wk trading range is 158.09 – 215.43. The consensus target price is 207.93.

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 119 target price at Goldman Sachs. Shares trade in a 52-wk range of 84.75 – 118.23. The consensus target price is at 113.83.

Stay tuned…

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