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Benzinga's Top Analyst Calls From April 25, 2018

  • Cowen out positive following Amgen Inc (NASDAQ: AMGN) earnings, calling it one of the better financial reports for the co. in some time; Says the stock is inexpensive and could benefit from significant multiple expansion.
  • Buckingham says JetBlue Airways Corp (NASDAQ: JBLU) would be a great longer-term story for investors with a 1-3 year horizon, says key stock driver will be if management can execute on goal for CASM ex fuel to be flat to up 1 percent 2018-2020.
  • Morgan Stanley on the, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)-General Motors Co (NYSE: GM) partnership says they've long highlighted the opportunity for auto co.'s to tap into logistics end-market as a vast, lucrative opportunity; calls the partnership is a natural fit.
  • Wells Fargo raises Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (NYSE: WAB) price target from $90 to $100 as they believe the company is poised to benefit from improved transit margins, international expansion, solid operation acuity and disciplined M&A.
  • Baird says buybacks are a much needed catalyst at this point for Caterpillar Inc (NYSE: CAT), says recent conf. call didn't provide any insight into pace or amount that the company would deploy, but thinks at least $5 billion could be feasible.
  • Stifel upgrades Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ: RUSHA) from Hold to Buy and raises price target from $45 to $50; says co. is weighted more toward smaller fleets, vocational customers, parts and services and is shielded from peaking truck cycle.
  • Stifel upgrades Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) from Hold to Buy, says company has "more serious approach" to the security and privacy of consumers, says products have more “proven durability and utility" than Facebook.

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