The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports


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 Wednesday as follows:

Alcoa Corp. (NYSE:AA) was maintained as Overweight and the price target was lowered to 35 from 47 at Morgan Stanley.

Allegiant Travel Co. (NASDAQ:ALGT) was raised to Outperform from Neutral with a 149 price target at Macquarie.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was reiterated as Overweight and the price target was raised to 220 from 197 at Morgan Stanley. Piper Jaffray reiterated its Overweight rating and raised its target to 201 from 187. BoA/Merrill Lynch kept its Buy rating but questioned why Apple released all this March when most of it will not be ready to roll out until the Fall. Citi maintained its Buy rating and 220 target but warned that the event Monday does not look like a new catalyst just on the merits of the new services.

Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) was reiterated as Outperform and the price target was raised to 188 from 175 at Credit Suisse. The firm feels Autodesk is able to achieve and likely exceed its long-term targets.

BB&T Corp. (NYSE:BBT) was raised to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) Raymond James raised the shares to Strong Buy from Market Perform with a 20 price target.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTX) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at William Blair.

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