The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

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 main issues for Friday, as follows:

First Data Corp. (NYSE:FDC) was reiterated as Outperform and the price target was raised to 30 from 25 at Wedbush Securities.

Franklin Resources Inc. (NYSE:BEN) analysts downgraded to Underweight and the target was cut to 29 from 32 at JPMorgan.

Inseego Corp. (NASDAQ:INSG) was raised to Buy from Hold and with a 4.50 price target at Canaccord Genuity.

Parker-Hannifin Corp. (NYSE:PH) was started as Overweight and assigned a 200 price target at Barclays.

Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT) was started with an Outperform rating and assigned a 178 price target at Credit Suisse. Its consensus target price was 189.17.

Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) analysts maintained as Neutral but the price target was raised to 5.75 from 5.00 at Macquarie. Morgan Stanley maintained its Underweight rating but raised its target to 6 from 5. BMO Capital Markets downgraded it to Market Perform from Outperform with a 7 target price. The consensus target price is at 6.25.

Synlogic Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBX) was reiterated as Outperform with a 20 price target at Wedbush. The firm noted that the initial results in healthy volunteers provided a proof-of-mechanism for SYNB1618 and is predicting disease control in PKU patients.

TCF Financial Corp. (NYSE:TCF) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a 30 price objective at Merrill Lynch. The consensus target price is at 26.83.

Tilray Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY) has seen its shares spike higher from 30 August’s price at 59.31, and Thursday its shares finished at 80.10 off Wednesday’s highs. Northland Securities decided to downgrade it to Market Perform from Outperform, now that its price has risen so much since its IPO.

Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup. While problems persist in several markets, German and UK growth are on Top of stronger opportunity in smaller markets.

Have a terrific weekend

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