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TASR

TASER

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Craig-Hallum calls TASER 'leader' in body cams, but notes pricing pressure

Craig-Hallum analyst Steven Dyer said he expects TASER shares to come under pressure after NYPD issued a public hearing notice for a proposed contract for TASER rival Vievu to provide 1,000 body cameras and cloud-based storage for a 1-year pilot program. In "an attempt to remain relevant," it appears Vievu is providing free body cams to 5,000 officers at the beginning and agreed to a "significantly unprofitable contract," contends Dyer, who still views TASER as the "dominant force in the domestic body-worn video market." While he will be watching for downward pressure on future body cam deals, Dyer keeps a Buy rating and $33 price target on TASER shares.

TASR TASER
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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. TASER (TASR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at CL King with analyst George Godfrey citing strong organic growth, a leading position in body cameras, low international market exposure, accelerating earnings growth and margin expansion, and weapons segment opportunity growth. 2. Sony (SNE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Hiroshi Taguchi saying the company's shipment growth will likely exceed expectations. 3. U.S. Steel (X) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank with analyst Jorge Beristain citing his firm's improved steel price outlook as well as the company's' balance sheet refinancing. 4. SunPower (SPWR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with Julien Dumoulin-Smith citing valuation, a strong technology track record and product development, early indications that utility scale margins are proving more intact versus expectations, and a solid balance sheet. 5. Royal Gold (RGLD) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James and to Buy from Neutral at Dundee. Raymond James analyst Phil Russo upgraded Royal Gold to Outperform and increased his price target to $85 from $72 following amended terms at Mt Milligan with new operator Centerra Gold. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/02/16
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Target $34
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TASER price target raised to $34 from $23 at Dougherty
Dougherty analyst Jeremy Hamblin reiterates his Buy rating on TASER shares ahead of the company's Q2 earnings report on August 4, noting that he expects record Q2 bookings of at least $60M. The analyst, who thinks recent use of force incidents are likely to accelerate decision making and potentially increase funding for body cameras, raised his price target on TASER shares to $34 from $23.
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On The Fly: After Hours Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: Pacific Biosciences (PACB), up 17%... MasTec (MTZ), up 9.6%... Aratana Therapeutics (PETX), up 9.2%... Lion's Gate (LGF), up 6.4%... Priceline (PCLN), up 5.7%... Ubiquiti (UBNT), up 5.5%... MercadoLibre (MELI), up 4.1%... Organovo (ONVO), up 3.9%... Kraft Heinz (KHC), up 3.3%... EOG Resources (EOG), up 2.8%... Monster Beverage (MNST), up 1.2%... TASER (TASR), up 1.2%... Take-Two (TTWO), up 0.9%... Activision Blizzard (ATVI), up 1%... BioMarin (BMRN), up 0.4%. ALSO HIGHER: Egalet (EGLT), up 31.2% after the company announced that an FDA advisory committee recommended approval of its ARYMO ER drug... Rackspace (RAX), up 17.6% after the Wall Street Journal reported that the company was near a takeover deal with a private equity buyer... Osiris (OSIR), up 8.5% after it said that the manuscript from its prospective trial using Grafix was published. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Hortonworks (HDP), down 26.2%... PDL BioPharma (PDLI), down 17.5%... FireEye (FEYE), down 15.8%... Sierra Wireless (SWIR), down 15.6%... Aquinox (AQXP), down 14.7%... Zynga (ZNGA), down 9.4%... Universal Display (OLED), down 8.2%... Weight Watchers (WTW), down 7.6%... Zillow Group (Z, ZG), down 5.5%... Arista Networks (ANET), down 4.5%... Noodles & Company (NDLS), down 4.3%... Merrimack (MACK), down 1.7%... Bankrate (RATE), down 1.7%.
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