$ASIX, $CHD, $EA, $XOM, $IT, $NDAQ, $NTYCB, $NCLH
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 The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday as follows:
AdvanSix Inc. (NASDAQ:ASIX) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen. ASIX has a consensus target price of 37.67, and its 52-wk trading range is 22.57 – 44.43.
Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD) was raised to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank, and Goldman Sachs raised its rating to Neutral from Sell. The 52-wk trading range is 44.87 – 69.49.
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) was maintained as Outperform but the price target was lowered to 95 from 111 at Wedbush Securities. The firm noted that earnings were handily under expectations after competitive factors and after poor execution. EA shares trade in a 52-wk range of 73.91 – 151.26.
Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) was reiterated as Buy and with a 104 price target at Argus. Exxon trades in a 52-wk range of 64.65 – 87.36, and its consensus target price is 82.99.
Gartner Inc. (NYSE:IT): analysts downgraded IT to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital Markets. Shares last closed at 141.00, in a 52-wk trading range of 111.57 – 161.21. The consensus price target is at 144.80.
Nasdaq Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 97 target price at Argus. The stock closed at 86.81 ahead of the call, with a 93.81 consensus target price.
New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:NTYCB) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the target was raised to 15 from 10 at UBS.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight an