1. Truist Financial institution downgraded pure fuel producer EQT Company (EQT) to carry from purchase, whereas reducing its worth goal to $28 per share, from $41, on “doubtlessly decrease volumes.” In the meantime, the financial institution raised its worth goal on Membership holding Coterra Vitality (CTRA) to $29 per share, from $26, on the expectation the oil-and-gas producer will “considerably outperform” the broader market within the second half of the yr and in 2024. Truist maintained a maintain score on Coterra.
2. Barclays minimize its worth goal on Membership holding Constellation Manufacturers (STZ) to $277 per share, from $279, whereas sustaining an obese score. The transfer is considerably meaningless given how far the goal is from the place the inventory is, with shares of STZ closing at $224.60 apiece on Monday. The financial institution additionally lowered its worth goal on Lincoln Nationwide (LNC) to $20 per-share, from $29, whereas sustaining an equal weight score.
3. JPMorgan is optimistic on Netflix (NFLX) going into its first-quarter earnings, however sees a danger to the second quarter resulting from its new paid-sharing coverage. The financial institution maintained a worth goal of $390 per share, together with an obese score.
4. Wells Fargo upgraded pure fuel exploration-and-production group Vary Sources (RRC) to obese from equal weight, whereas elevating its worth goal to $31 per share, from $30. The financial institution expects RRC to “comparatively outperform” different fuel gamers in a weak fuel worth atmosphere. In the meantime, the financial institution downgraded Southwestern Vitality (SWN) to underweight, or promote, from equal weight, whereas reducing its worth goal to $5 per share, from $6 — largely a results of restricted capital returns and weak money circulate technology.
5. Guggenheim lowered its worth goal on Membership holding Walt Disney (DIS) to $130 a share, from $140, on the again of moderating development at its parks and resorts — a goal that could be very far off. Shares of Disney closed at $100.81 apiece on Monday.
6. Citi reiterated impartial rankings on chipmakers Intel (INTC) and Membership holding Superior Micro Units (AMD), a results of ongoing weak cloud demand. Nonetheless, laptop pocket book shipments had been up 41% in March, month-over-month, 18% above Citi’s estimate.
7. KeyBanc raised its worth goal on Membership holding Nvidia (NVDA) to $320 per share, from $280, citing strengthening demand for synthetic intelligence (AI).The semiconductor agency’s graphics processing items (GPUs) have confirmed central to the proliferation of AI, which reached a tipping level late final yr with the launch of OpenAI’s viral chatbot, ChatGPT.
8. Morgan Stanley raised its worth goal on Membership holding Humana (HUM) to $637 per share, from $620, saying the well being insurer has “the strongest earnings development story in managed care by 2025.” The financial institution maintained an obese, or purchase, score on the inventory. However Morgan Stanley selected UnitedHealth (UNH) as its prime decide within the sector, changing Cigna (CI).
9. UBS lowered its development estimates on Membership holding Microsoft‘s (MSFT) Azure cloud enterprise, suggesting prospects will proceed to chop again on cloud spending amid slower financial development. The financial institution maintained a impartial score and worth goal of $275 per share.
10. Regardless of latest worth cuts, electrical car maker Tesla (TSLA) ought to be capable of keep “business main” working margins and is best positioned than rivals to navigate financial headwinds, Baird argued. The agency maintained an outperform, or purchase, score and worth goal of $252 per share.
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