Jefferies Upgrades Consolidated Edison (ED) to Buy

September 14, 2016 6:39 AM EDT
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Price: $73.17 --0%

Rating Summary:
    1 Buy, 10 Hold, 7 Sell

Rating Trend: Up Up

Today's Overall Ratings:
    Up: 26 | Down: 29 | New: 38
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Jefferies upgraded Consolidated Edison (NYSE: ED) from Hold to Buy with a price target of $82.00 (from $80.00).

Analyst Anthony Crowdell commented, "We are upgrading Con Edison to Buy from Hold based on valuation. The stock is trading at a group average multiple and has historically traded at a 5%-15% premium to other regulated utilities. We believe the company will announce the details of a previously announced rate settlement based on a 9.0% ROE and view the April 2016 Stagecoach pipeline JV as a placeholder for future growth."

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Shares of Consolidated Edison closed at $73.23 yesterday.

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