The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ABEV, $T,$BA, $HIBB, $HLT, $ITW, $IR, $KBH, $LH, $MLNX, $MTH

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:

Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral with a 4.60 price objective for its American depository shares at Merrill Lynch..

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) independent research firm Argus reaffirmed its Buy rating and 48 price target on the stock.

Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) was reiterated as Buy with an official target price of 395 at Argus, but the firm noted that its dividend discount model would yield a 420 fair value target. Boeing closed Thursday at 363.77.

Hibbett Sports Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) was downgraded to Neutral from Positive and that target was cut to 15 from 25, Vs a 16.45 at the close Thursday, at Susquehanna.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform but the target was lowered to 74 from 87 at Wells Fargo. B. Riley raised Hilton to Buy from Hold but lowered its target to 85 from 91

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) analysts downgraded ITW to Neutral from Buy and the target price was lowered to 132 from 170 at Seaport Global.

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR) was raised to Overweight from Sector Weight with a 112 target price at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) was raised to Outperform from In-Line at Evercore ISI Group.

Laboratory Corp. of America (NYSE:LH) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and the target price was lowered to 162 from 195 at Canaccord Genuity. Shares closed at 156.64 after the call.

Mellanox Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) was raised to Overweight from Neutral and the price target was raised to 100 from 98 at JPMorgan.

Meritage Homes Corp. (NYSE:MTH) was raised to Outperform from In-Line at Evercore ISI Group.

Have a terrific weekend.

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