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PHG

Philips

$29.59

0.21 (0.71%)

, APO

Apollo Global

$17.96

0.18 (1.01%)

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Philips in talks to sell Lumileds unit to Apollo Global, Bloomberg says

Philips (PHG) is in discussions to sell its Lumileds lighting business to Apollo Global (APO), Bloomberg reported Friday, citing sources. Apollo is the most probable buyer after other private equity firms dropped out of negotiations, the sources told Bloomberg, adding that Philips is targeting a deal by the end of October. Reference Link

PHG

Philips

$29.59

0.21 (0.71%)

APO

Apollo Global

$17.96

0.18 (1.01%)

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PHG Philips
$29.59

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Philips upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
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Philips upgraded to Buy at UBS
As reported previously, UBS raised Phillips to Buy from Neutral. The firm sees reason for optimism for investors, citing management's targets for margin growth, improved momentum in two key divisions, and the company's position in businesses that are likely to benefit from the secular shift toward value based care.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Disney (DIS) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie with analyst Tim Nollen saying he thinks Disney owning this technology gives it commanding position on future content viewership as Bam Tech is a premier OTT streaming technology, allowing Disney to connect directly with consumers. 2. Coach (COH) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill with analyst Lorraine Hutchinson saying management guided margins to 18.5-19%, in line with her 18.5% estimate, reflecting a strategic reduction in the wholesale business, thinks more realistic EBIT targets indicates management has de-risked its outlook, and expects consensus estimates to move towards hers. 3. Philips (PHG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with the firm citing management's targets for margin growth, improved momentum in two key divisions, and the company's position in businesses that are likely to benefit from the secular shift toward value based care. 4. Yelp (YELP) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James, to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill, to Buy from Hold at Axiom, and to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho. 5. General Dynamics (GD) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein with Douglas Harned saying shares of General Dynamics are valued at a larger discount to other prime contractors than it has been in the last 14 years and overly discounts weakness in the large cabin business jet market. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/23/16
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08/23/16
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JEFF
Underperform
ResMed cut to Underperform at Jefferies as peer seen closing gap
As previously reported, Jefferies analyst Anthony Petrone downgraded ResMed (RMD) to Underperform from Hold, noting that the firm's survey and expert calls indicate that those in the field see the company's AirSense10 as still "best-in-class," but Philips' (PHG) Dream has closed the gap while being priced at a discount. Lower Medicare rates that just became effective are pressuring private rates and are seen leading to further consolidation and price pressure, the analyst added. Petrone cut his price target on ResMed shares to $58 from $60.
APO Apollo Global
$17.96

0.18 (1.01%)

08/04/16
KBWI
08/04/16
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Target $22
KBWI
Outperform
Apollo Global upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Robert Lee upgraded Apollo Global to Outperform citing strong investment performance and capital formation following the company's Q2 results. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $22 from $18. Oppenheimer this morning also upgraded Apollo Global.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Texas Instruments (TXN) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Exane BNP Paribas. 2. Spirit Airlines (SAVE) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James with analyst Savanthi Syth saying the recent weakness in the shares brings a "very attractive entry point." 3. Archer Daniels (ADM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst David Coleman citing valuation and management's optimistic outlook for the second half of 2016. 4. Celgene (CELG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BTIG. Analyst Dane Leone believes the company's 2020 financial targets are achievable and represent upside to current consensus estimates. 5. Apollo Global (APO) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer and to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/08/16
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08/08/16
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Target $32
OPCO
Outperform
Oppenheimer sees Rackspace deal in the low-to-mid $30s
Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan raised his price target for Rackspace (RAX) to $32 from $30 after The Wall Street Journal reported that the company was in advanced talks to sell itself to Apollo Global (APO) for $3.5B, or $27 per share. The analyst believes this is low and that a deal in the $32 area is more likely. Oppenheimer has an Outperform rating on Rackspace's shares.
08/31/16
08/31/16
NO CHANGE

Apollo Global affiliates extend tender offer for Outerwall
Affiliates of certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global (APO) and Outerwall (OUTR) agreed to extend the offering period of Apollo's previously announced cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Outerwall to 12:00 Midnight, NYC time, on September 22, unless further extended. As of 5:00 P.M., NYC time, on August 31, 4,834,209 shares of common stock of Outerwall were tendered pursuant to the tender offer, which represented approximately 28.1% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Outerwall.

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