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KLAC

KLA-Tencor

$71.21

0.91 (1.29%)

, LRCX

Lam Research

$96.17

1.34 (1.41%)

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Cowen says to buy KLA-Tencor following merger agreement termination

Cowen analyst Timothy Arcuri said the KLA-Tencor (KLAC) merger with Lam Research (LRCX) was called off as expected. He said it was consistent with his assessment and believes Intel (INTC) was the culprit. The companies cited review of options amid recent ant-trust agency feedback. Arcuri said he continues to like Lam Research but prefers KLA-Tencor as he sees it as one of the only semi companies with roughly 30% upside. Arcuri maintained his Outperform rating and $80 price target on KLA-Tencor shares.

KLAC

KLA-Tencor

$71.21

0.91 (1.29%)

LRCX

Lam Research

$96.17

1.34 (1.41%)

INTC

Intel

$37.99

0.45 (1.20%)

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KLAC KLA-Tencor
$71.21

0.91 (1.29%)

10/06/16
RILY
10/06/16
UPGRADE
Target $86
RILY
Buy
KLA-Tencor upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley
B. Riley analyst Craig Ellis upgraded KLA-Tencor (KLAC) to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to $86 from $78 after the company discontinued its proposed merger with Lam Research (LRCX).
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RBCM
10/06/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Lam Research outlook still positive after merger terminated, says RBC Capital
After Lam Research (LRCX) and KLA-Tencor (KLAC) announced that their merger had been terminated, RBC Capital analyst Amit Daryanani remains upbeat on Lam's outlook as a standalone entity. He expects the company to benefit from strong 3D-NAND spending in 2017, and he keeps a $105 price target and Outperform rating on the stock.
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JPMS
10/06/16
NO CHANGE
JPMS
Overweight
JPMorgan recommends buying KLA-Tencor after merger termination
JPMorgan analyst Harlan Sur says that while the terminated merger is "disappointing for both parties," both KLA-Tencor (KLAC) and Lam Research (LRCX) are undervalued on a standalone basis. The analyst expects KLA-Tencor to be "aggressive buyers" of its own stock. He sees share upside to the $85-$90 range and keeps an Overweight rating on the name. Sur recommends buying the shares.
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BREN
10/06/16
UPGRADE
BREN
Buy
KLA-Tencor upgraded to Buy from Hold at Berenberg
LRCX Lam Research
$96.17

1.34 (1.41%)

10/05/16
RBCM
10/05/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Micron report reads positively for Applied Materials, Lam, says RBC Capital
Following Micron's (MU) quarterly report and guidance, RBC Capital Amit Daryanani said he sees positive read-through from the report for Applied Materials (AMAT), Lam Research (LRCX), ASML (ASML), Western Digital (WDC) and Intel (INTC). Micron management expects capex spending of $4.8B-$5.2B for FY17, noted Daryanani, who believes continued 3D NAND spending will benefit Applied and Lam the most.
INTC Intel
$37.99

0.45 (1.20%)

09/20/16
BMUR
09/20/16
NO CHANGE
Target $40
BMUR
Buy
Intel guidance raise not a surprise, says Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Mike Burton noted Intel raised its guidance last week citing the replenishment of the PC supply chain inventory and improving PC demand. The analyst said he was not surprised by the announcement given anecdotal positive data from many of the suppliers in the sector. Burton believes Intel remains well positioned and so reiterated his Buy rating and increased his price target to $40 from $38 on Intel shares.
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ADAM
09/20/16
NO CHANGE
Target $44
ADAM
Buy
Intel price target raised to $44 from $40 at Canaccord
Canaccord analyst Matthew Ramsay raised his price target on Intel to $44 from $40 following the company's positive pre-announcement. The analyst increased his estimates as well and said with its attractive dividend yield and valuation, Intel should be a core holding for investors. Ramsay reiterated his Buy rating on Intel shares.
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