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RESEARCH AND RECOMMENDATION DISCLOSURES
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1. INVESTMENT RESEARCH RECOMMENDATIONS
Buy: Redburn argues that the stock price will rise by at least 15% over one year. For high beta stocks the hurdle rate may be commensurately higher.
Sell: Redburn argues that the stock price will be lower in 12 months than it is today.
Neutral: Redburn currently has no strong opinion on the likely movement of this stock price.
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All of Redburn’s Fundamental Research is written by employees whose job title is “Analyst”.
FREQUENCY OF RESEARCH
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