$CVS, $ECL, $ETR, $MSFT, $NEWR, $NICE, $NMIH, $YELP
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Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Monday follows:
CVS Health Corp. (NYSE:CVS) was started with a Buy rating at Guggenheim. Raymond James maintained a Strong Buy rating but lowered its target price to 75 from 90.
Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the target was raised to 210 from 170 at Nomura/Instinet. UBS took the other view, downgrading Ecolab to Neutral from Buy but still raising its target price to 186 from 180. The consensus target price is 171.69.
Entergy Corp. (NYSE:ETR) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. The consensus target price is 100.19. The 52-wk trading range is 75.45 – 96.87.
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) analysts reiterated MSFT as Outperform and the price target was raised to 150 from 140 at Wedbush Securities. The call is ahead of results this week, and Wedbush sees Microsoft posting a solid beat on both the Top & Bottom lines as cloud strength on Azure and Office 365 continue to fuel growth as the shift to cloud is a major secular trend and should continue its momentum heading into the rest of Y 2019 and into Y 2020.
New Relic Inc. (NYSE:NEWR) was reiterated as Outperform with a 124 price target at Wedbush.
NICE Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) was raised to Overweight from Neutral with a 150 price target at JPMorgan. The consensus target price is 123.20.
NMI Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:NMIH) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 34 target price at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) was started as Outperform at BMO Capital Markets.
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