February 27, 2016

Coca-Cola (KO) Downgraded to Neutral


Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) was downgraded by analysts at Sterne Agee CRT from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Friday, The Fly reports.

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) opened at 44.16 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $190.95 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.44. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $42.58 and a 200 day moving average of $41.68. Coca-Cola has a 1-year low of $36.56 and a 1-year high of $44.18. Continue reading...

PepsiCo (PEP) Downgraded to Neutral


PepsiCo (PEP) was Downgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to ” Neutral”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Buy ” on the company shares. Sterne Agee CRT advised their investors in a research report released on Feb 26, 2016.

On the company’s financial health, PepsiCo reported $1.06 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Feb 11, 2016. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $1.06. The company had revenue of $18585.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $18506.94 million. Continue reading...

American States Water Co (AWR) Lowered to Sell


American States Water Co (NYSE:AWR) was downgraded by equities researchers at Ladenburg Thalmann from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Friday, The Fly reports.

Shares of American States Water (NYSE:AWR) opened at 46.87 on Friday. American States Water has a 52-week low of $35.80 and a 52-week high of $47.24. The company’s 50 day moving average is $43.85 and its 200 day moving average is $41.27. The firm has a market cap of $1.72 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.67. Continue reading...

American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) Cut to Neutral


American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) was downgraded by investment analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report issued on Friday, The Fly reports.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of AWK. Assetmark purchased a new stake in shares of American Water Works Company during the third quarter worth approximately $0. Continue reading...

Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (OHI) Upgraded to Buy at Jefferies Group

Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) was upgraded by investment analysts at Jefferies Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Thursday, The Fly reports. The brokerage presently has a $35.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Jefferies Group’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 13.12% from the stock’s current price. Continue Reading...

February 26, 2016

Deere & Company (DE) Upgraded to Buy at Argus


Argus upgraded shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Wednesday,The Fly reports. Argus currently has $85.00 target price on the stock. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.
Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) traded down 0.13% on Wednesday, hitting $78.90. 558,880 shares of the company were exchanged. Continue Reading...

Union Pacific Co. (UNP) Upgraded to Buy at Bank of America


Bank of America upgraded shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Monday morning, The Fly reports. Bank of America currently has $88.00 price target on the railroad operator’s stock, up from their prior price target of $74.00.
A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on UNP. Robert W. Baird dropped their target price on shares of Union Pacific from $106.00 to $103.00 in a report on Friday, Continue Reading...

Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) Lifted to Overweight at JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:KHC) was upgraded by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. to an “overweight” rating in a research report issued on Friday, Analyst Ratings.Net reports.

Other large investors have bought and sold shares of the company. Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc. acquired a new stake in Kraft Heinz during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,376,000. Appleton Partners Inc. MA increased its stake in Kraft Heinz by 23.8% in the fourth quarter. Continue reading...