Notable Downgrades: Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR), Mondelez Int’l (MDLZ), TTM Technologies (TTMI) AMC Networks (AMCX), Zumiez (ZUMZ)

Downgrades

Analysts at Canaccord Genuity downgraded Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (GMCR) from ‘Buy‘ to ‘Neutral‘ in a research report issued to clients on Thursday. The firm slashed their price target to $65 from $120 noting they can’t forecast meaningful growth. GMCR was also downgraded from ‘Buy’ to ‘Neutral’ at Goldman (GS), and to ‘Equal-Weight’ from ‘Overweight’ at Morgan Stanley (MS) – price target lowered to $60 from $110.

On valuation measures, Keurig Green Mountain Inc. stock it’s trading at a forward P/E multiple of 13.07x, and at a multiple of 15.01x this year’s estimated earnings. The t-12-month revenue at Keurig Green Mountain is $4.73 billion. GMCR ‘s ROE for the same period is 19.62%.

Shares of the $8.31 billion market cap company are down 35.66% year-over-year and 42.90% year-to-date.

Keurig Green Mountain Inc., currently with a median Wall Street price target of $97.50 and a high target of $120.00, dropped $21.02 to $53.89 in recent trading.

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) was downgraded from ‘Buy‘ to ‘Outperform‘ at Credit Agricole in a research note issued on Friday. Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square this morning disclosed a 7.5% stake in the maker of Cadbury chocolate and Oreo cookies. The stake is worth about $5.5 billion.

Shares have traded today between $46.11 and $48.56 with the price of the stock fluctuating between $31.83 to $48.56 over the last 52 weeks.

Mondelez International Inc. Cl A shares are currently changing hands at 33.78x this year’s forecasted earnings, compared to the industry’s 12.49x earnings multiple. Ticker has a t-12 price/sales ratio of 2.26. EPS for the same period registers at $1.39.

Shares of Mondelez have gained $0.53 to $46.82 in midday trading on Thursday, giving it a market cap of roughly $76 billion. The stock traded as high as $48.56 in August 5, 2015.

AMC Networks Inc. (AMCX) was reiterated as ‘Hold’ with a $80 from $85 price target on Thursday by Topeka Capital Markets.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of New York-based operator of various cable television’s brands have traded between a low of $52.73 and a high of $87.18 with the 50-day MA and 200-day MA located at $83.22 and $76.28 levels, respectively. Additionally, shares of AMCX trade at a P/E ratio of 1.44 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) and MACD indicator of 23.75 and -4.43, respectively.

AMCX currently prints a one year return of 32.17% and a year-to-date return of around 23%.

TTM Technologies Inc. (TTMI) rating of ‘Buy’ was reiterated today at Needham with a price target decrease of $11 from $13 (versus a $9.04 previous close).

TTM Technologies Inc. recently traded at $8.11, a loss of $0.94 over Wednesday’s closing price. The name has a current market capitalization of $800.63 million.

Shares of Zumiez, Inc. (ZUMZ) are down $2.46 to $23.00 in midday trading after Mizuho reiterated its ‘Neutral’ rating and lowered its 12-month base case estimate on the name by 4 points to $25 a share.

On valuation measures, Zumiez Inc. shares are currently priced at 15.68x this year’s forecasted earnings. Ticker has a t-12 price/sales ratio of 0.90. EPS for the same period registers at $1.47.

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