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TWTR

Twitter

$19.98

0.105 (0.53%)

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Former Twitter COO doesn't see takeover in near-term

Former Twitter COO and current Y Combinator partner Ali Rowghani said on CNBC that he does not expect a takeover of Twitter in the near-term. A deal is unlikely in the $20B-$25B range over the short-term, Rowghani said. He thinks a premium over current trading levels is not likely. Twitter shares are down 2c to $19.85 in late morning trading.

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TWTR Twitter
$19.98

0.105 (0.53%)

10/06/16
COWN
10/06/16
NO CHANGE
Target $100
COWN
Outperform
Salesforce shares should rebound with no Twitter deal, says Cowen
Cowen analyst J.Derrick Wood expects shares of Salesforce (CRM) to rebound if the company does not buy Twitter (TWTR), which he believes will not happen. The analyst believes investors will return to fundamentals and the analyst believes upside momentum in Salesforce's core business will return in Q3. Wood reiterated his Outperform rating and $100 price target on Salesforce shares.
10/06/16
BMOC
10/06/16
NO CHANGE
BMOC
Twitter acquisition would hurt Salesforce, says BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst Keith Bachman says that an acquisition of Twitter (TWTR) by Salesforce (CRM) would " offer little strategic fit, would slow revenue growth and would be dilutive to (free cash flow) margins." Bachman thinks that the deal would cause Salesforce's stock to drop significantly,. and he says that the company's stock would be worth $65 if it pulls the trigger on Twitter. The analyst says that Salesforce's current valuation is attractive if it does not buy Twitter. He keeps an $86 price target and Outperform rating on Salesforce.
10/07/16
PIPR
10/07/16
NO CHANGE
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PIPR
Overweight
Piper sees 'clouds parting' on Salesforce valuation
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff mostly calmed nerves over a potential Twitter (TWTR) acquisition by saying at the company's analyst day, "While we look at everything, we pass on almost everything," Piper Jaffray analyst Alex Zukin tells investors in a research note. The comment does not completely take a deal for Twitter off the table, but the probability of a transformational acquisition is now "dramatically lower," Zukin contends. As such, the analyst feels the "clouds are parting" on Salesforce's valuation "with sunshine ahead." Zukin believes the company has a "clear line of sight" to $10B in revenue in FY17. He keeps an Overweight rating on the shares with a $100 price target. Salesforce closed yesterday up $2.84, or 4%, to $71.26.
10/07/16
ADAM
10/07/16
NO CHANGE
Target $95
ADAM
Buy
Salesforce worthy of investor consideration at current levels, says Canaccord
Canaccord analyst Richard Davis came away from the Salesforce (CRM) Dreamforce week more enthused about the company's outlook. The analyst noted the company is growing its revenues 3.5 times faster than it legacy peers. Davis noted the company's CEO said they are very disciplined on price when it comes to acquisitions and believes that they would not be interested in Twitter (TWTR) at its rumored asking price of $28 per share. Davis reiterated his Buy rating and $95 price target on Salesforce shares.

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