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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades

Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Hershey (HSY) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs with analyst Jason English saying he confirmed with industry sources and Hershey management that Mars has announced a 9.0%-9.5% price increase on single-serve chocolate... Read More

Fly Intel: Top five analyst downgrades

Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Qualcomm (QCOM) and Skyworks (SWKS) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays. 2. AMD (AMD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho with analyst Vijay Rakesh saying he continues to like AMD given its "solid" Ryzen/Rome portfolio and new product ramps, but he's downgrading the shares after a "stellar" 80% rally year-to-date. 3. BrightView (BV) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan with analyst Judah Sokel saying he remains positive on the company's longer term potential, but he sees risk to estimates and prefers moving to the sidelines after the stock's year-to-date run of 75%. 4. MGM Resorts...

Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades

Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Apple (AAPL) and Skyworks (SWKS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Christopher Caso citing greater confidence in next year's 5G iPhone cycle. 2. PriceSmart (PSMT) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Scotiabank. 3. BNY Mellon (BK) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Keefe Bruyette with analyst Brian Kleinhanzl saying after the company's Q2 results, he feels its negative catalysts are slowly reversing. 4. U.S. Bancorp (USB) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill with analyst Erika Najarian saying she believes earnings headwinds...

Stephens, Cowen up Take-Two price targets ahead of Q1 results

Take-Two (TTWO) shares edged higher after two analysts raised their price targets on the stock, with both describing upbeat expectations for the upcoming title "Borderlands 3." Both notes come before the game maker's first quarter earnings results, which are set to be announced after the market close on August 5. STEPHENS UPS PRICE TARGET TO $140: In a research note to investors, Stephens analyst Jeff Cohen maintained an Overweight rating on Take-Two and raised his price target on the shares to $140 from $120. The analyst said his firm was unveiling its initial FY21 bookings and adjusted earnings per share estimates of $2.74B and $5.02, compared to consensus estimates...

Capricor price target raised to $12.40 from $3.50 at H.C. Wainwright

H.C. Wainwright analyst Joseph Pantginis raised his price target for Capricor Therapeutics to $12.40 from $3.50 saying the company announced positive results from the pre-specified interim analysis of the Hope-2 trial in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The stock in midday trading is is up 155%, or $4.98, to $8.20. Six-month data showed that CAP-1002 administration in steroid treated boys and young men resulted in statistically significant changes across several independent clinical measures including skeletal, and respiratory muscle functions, Pantginis tells investors in a research note. The analyst views the data "promising" for both primary and secondary endpoints. He...

Fly Intel: Pre-market Movers

HIGHER: Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO), up 10% after agreeing to be acquired by Callon Petroleum (CPE) in an all-stock transaction valued at $3.2B... Capricor Therapeutics (CAPR), up 92% after announcing that a pre-specified interim analysis performed on 6-month data from the HOPE-2 trial showed statistically significant results across several independent clinical measures... Galapagos (GLPG), up 19% after announcing that they have entered into a 10-year global research and development collaboration with Gilead (GILD). Galapagos will receive a $3.95B upfront payment and a $1.1B equity investment from Gilead... U-R Energy (URG) and Energy Fuels (UUUU), up 13% and 12%, respectively...

Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades

Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Altria Group (MO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst Judy Hong saying the valuations in the tobacco sector are trading at a 10-year trough in spite of the "more accommodating" macro backdrop for Consumer Staples that includes a late cycle and lower yields. 2. Focus Financial (FOCS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette. 3. Deutsche Bank (DB) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at UBS. 4. Morgan Stanley (MS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi. 5. Snap (SNAP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst Heath Terry saying the company's new Android app, the launch of...

Hotels: Occupancy Rate Increased Year-over-year

The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 30 June through 6 July 2019, according to data from STR. In comparison with the week of 1-7 July 2018, the industry recorded the following: • Occupancy: +2.6% to 65.3% • Average daily rate (ADR): +2.6% to US$127.31 • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +5.2% to US$83.18 The following graph shows the seasonal pattern for the hotel occupancy rate using the four week average. The red line is for 2019, dash light blue is 2018 (record year), blue is the median, and black is for 2009 (the worst year probably since the Great Depression for hotels)...

BLS: CPI increased 0.1% in June, Core CPI increased 0.3%

From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis, the same increase as in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 1.6 percent before seasonal adjustment. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.3 in June, its largest monthly increase since January 2018. The all items index increased 1.6 percent for the 12 months ending June, a smaller increase than the 1.8-percent rise for the period ending May. The index for all items less food and energy rose 2.1 percent over the last 12 months, and the food index increased 1.9 percent. The energy index...

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