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Twitter

$19.85

-0.02 (-0.10%)

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Mylan

$35.94

-0.9 (-2.44%)

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On The Fly: Pre-market Movers

HIGHER: Mylan (MYL), up 11% after announcing it agreed to a $465M settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over EpiPen rebates and cut its fiscal 2016 adjusted earnings per share guidance... TESARO (TSRO), up 13% after the company reported "clinically meaningful benefits in all the sub-populations" of the NOVA trial for niraparib, which is being explored for use in the maintenance setting with ovarian cancer patients... Merck (MRK), up 3% after announcing results from two studies of Keytruda in the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer at the European Society of Medical Oncology meeting... Salesforce (CRM), up 2.7% after Bloomberg reported that the company is unlikely to bid for Twitter... Under Armour (UA), up 2% after the stock was upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo... Gas Natural (EGAS), up 69% after First Reserve agreed to acquire all of its outstanding shares of common stock for $13.10 per share, for a total enterprise value of approximately $196M. LOWER: Twitter (TWTR), down 12.6% after Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter, that Salesforce, Alphabet's (GOOGL, (GOOG) Google and Disney (DIS) are all unlikely to make a bid for the company as the major suitors have lost interest amid investor pressure... Bristol-Myers (BMY), down 8% after the company and a number of its rivals, most notably Merck, presented clinical data at the European Society of Medical Oncology meeting... Netflix (NFLX), down 1.6% after Deutsche Bank analyst Bryan Kraft initiated the stock with a Sell rating and $90 price target... Dover (DOV), down 6.5% after cutting its FY16 earnings view, citing the weak global economy and weaker capital spending.

TWTR

Twitter

$19.85

-0.02 (-0.10%)

MYL

Mylan

$35.94

-0.9 (-2.44%)

MRK

Merck

$62.77

0.11 (0.18%)

BMY

Bristol-Myers

$55.43

0.38 (0.69%)

TSRO

Tesaro

$99.26

-0.63 (-0.63%)

CRM

Salesforce

$70.91

-0.35 (-0.49%)

DIS

Disney

$92.49

-0.34 (-0.37%)

GOOG

Alphabet

$775.08

-1.78 (-0.23%)

GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

$800.71

-2.37 (-0.30%)

NFLX

Netflix

$104.82

-0.25 (-0.24%)

EGAS

Gas Natural

$7.68

0.1 (1.32%)

UA

Under Armour

$37.78

-0.04 (-0.11%)

DOV

Dover

$72.24

-1.45 (-1.97%)

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TWTR Twitter
$19.85

-0.02 (-0.10%)

10/07/16
PIPR
10/07/16
NO CHANGE
Target $100
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.
10/06/16
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
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.
10/10/16
JPMS
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
Target $95
JPMS
Overweight
JPMorgan sees 'opportune entry point' for Salesforce
JPMorgan analyst Mark Murphy believes shares of Salesforce (CRM) are at an "'opportune entry point" following the recent selloff. The pullback has been driven by a "slightly soft" Q2 and concerns about a potentially expensive acquisition of Twitter (TWTR), Murphy tells investors in a research note. After speaking to industry contacts at Dreamforce, the analyst sees a path for the "overhangs to fade" with a "better pace of business in Q3/Q4" as well as the eventual fading of the Twitter discussion. Murphy reiterates an Overweight rating on Salesforce with a $95 price target in a research note titled "The Most Valuable Cloud Asset Is Undeservedly Undervalued."
MYL Mylan
$35.94

-0.9 (-2.44%)

10/10/16
UBSW
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
Target $60
UBSW
Buy
UBS remains constructive on Mylan despite governance controversy
UBS analyst Marc Goodman said he remains constructive on Mylan despite the controversy surrounding its corporate governance. Goodman cited the company's ability to execute, its surprise announcement of a EpiPen Medicaid lawsuit settlement and its updated guidance, which was better than feared. Goodman reiterated his Buy rating and lowered his price target to $60 from $66 on Mylan shares.
10/10/16
WELS
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
WELS
Mylan settlement does not end EpiPen issue, says Wells Fargo
In a research note titled "Forget After Hrs. Quarterbacking - It is Not Back to Normal," Wells Fargo analyst David Maris says Mylan questions still remain after the company's lowered 2016 outlook and $465M Department of Justice settlement. One of Mylan's earnings levers, EpiPen pricing, is now off the table going forward, Maris tells investors in a research note. The analyst disagrees with investors that think the settlement puts the EpiPen pricing issue largely behind the company. The deal with the DOJ addresses only the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services portion of the issue, it does nothing to answer the original issue of EpiPen pricing and consumers, Maris contends. He points out that Mylan also disclosed in Friday's regulatory filing, but not in its press release, an SEC investigation by the Division of Enforcement. Maris says he's "not too excited" and doesn't gauge how good the news is by the after-hours share rally of 10%. He believes Mylan is "not back to normal" and keeps a Market Perform rating on the stock with a $43-$45 price target range. The shares are up 12% in pre-market trading to $40.35. Raymond James this morning upgraded Mylan to Strong Buy.
10/10/16
RAJA
10/10/16
UPGRADE
Target $57
RAJA
Strong Buy
Mylan upgraded to Strong Buy on EpiPen settlement at Raymond James
As previously reported, Raymond James upgraded Mylan two notches to Strong Buy from Market Perform and established a $57 price target. Analyst Elliot WIlbur said the Department of Justice settlement over EpiPen rebates eliminates a significant overhang on shares enabling the focus to be back on fundamentals. With depressed absolute and relative valuation levels, Wilber sees favorable risk/reward scenarios even in a more tempered earnings growth environment.
10/10/16
JPMS
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
Target $52
JPMS
Overweight
Mylan settlement, updated guidance a positive, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Chris Schott views Mylan's $465M settlement with the Department of Justice relating to the potential misclassification of Epipen in the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program as well as its updated 2016 guidance as a positive. The news "removes litigation overhang at a reasonable cost and highlights the diversification of the base business and inexpensive valuation," Schott tells investors in a research note. He keeps an Overweight rating on Mylan with a $52 price target.
MRK Merck
$62.77

0.11 (0.18%)

10/10/16
LEER
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
LEER
Outperform
Leerink sees Bristol-Myers sliding after Merck's 'spectacular' Keytruda data
Leerink analyst Seamus Fernandez said Bristol-Myers' (BMY) Checkmate-026 data presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology meeting was disappointing, noting there was no signal of benefit on progression-free survival or overall survival and only "modest differentiation" on response rate in the 88 patients with PDL1 biomarker positivity greater than or equal to 50%. Meanwhile, Merck (MRK) presented "spectacular" data for Keytruda monotherapy at the meeting, said Fernandez, who expects Bristol shares to be down "significantly" today in light of the meeting presentations. The analyst, who still thinks Bristol has a significant opportunity to compete with Merck's Keytruda in the PDL1 high portion of the market, keeps an Outperform rating on Bristol shares, which are down nearly 6% in pre-market trading.
10/10/16
BMOC
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
BMOC
Merck should strengthen leadership in first line NSCLC, says BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst Alex Arfaei says that upcoming data should strengthen Merck's (MRK) lead in 1L NSCLC. The analyst adds that the data could support off-label use of Merck's Keytruda in additional 1L NSCLC patients, and he says that the data "should be negative" for Bristol-Myers' (BMY) Opdivo drug. Arfaei keeps an Outperform rating on Merck and a Market Perform rating on Bristol-Myers.
10/10/16
LEER
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
LEER
Market Perform
Merck 'steals the show' at ESMO with Keytruda data, says Leerink
Leerink analyst Seamus Fernandez said Merck (MRK) stole the show at ESMO with its Keytruda data and he continues to think the company will dominate first line lung cancer treatment for years to come in patients with 50%+ PDL1 expression. Additionally, he expects Merck to gain additional traction in the overall market, noting that confirmation that Keytruda is benefiting patients when combined with Alimta/carboplatin with Alimta maintenance raises the possibility Merck could compete broadly in the overall non-squamous patient population. However, Fernandez keeps a Market Perform rating on Merck, as he thinks its current valuation largely reflects improved growth prospects through 2020.
10/10/16
JMPS
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
JMPS
Incyte treatment looking 'promising,' says JMP Securities
After reviewing recent data, JMP Securities analyst Liisa Bayko says that the combination of Incyte's (INCY) Epacadostat plus Merck's (MRK) Keytruda is "emerging as a promising treatment, potentially even best in class." The analyst says that the progression free survival rate of the combination in melanoma patients "is emerging to be quite competitive," while the efficacy rate in other solid tumors "seemed encouraging." The analyst raised her price target on Incyte to $110 from $100 and keeps an Outperform rating on the stock.
BMY Bristol-Myers
$55.43

0.38 (0.69%)

09/28/16
ROTH
09/28/16
NO CHANGE
Target $23
ROTH
Buy
Nektar price target raised to $23 from $19 at Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Michael Higgins raised his price target for Nektar (NKTR) to $23 from $19 after the company and Bristol-Myers (BMY) announced a clinical collaboration to evaluate the combination of the latter's anti-PD-1 antibody, Opdivo, with NKTR-214. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on Nektar's shares.
09/27/16
PIPR
09/27/16
NO CHANGE
Target $62
PIPR
Neutral
Bristol-Myers price target lowered to $62 from $65 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Richard Purkiss lowered his price target for Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) to $62 saying he sees the company ceding Opdivo's early-mover advantage in lung cancer to competitors. The analyst expects to see details from Roche's (RHHBY) positive OAK trial of Tecentriq vs. docetaxel in non-small cell lung cancer at the upcoming ESMO meeting. Purkiss also expects to see details from Merck's (MRK) positive KEYNOTE-024 trial of Keytruda. The analyst lowered his post-2016 Opdivo forecasts and reiterates a Neutral rating on Bristol shares.
09/20/16
SBSH
09/20/16
NO CHANGE
Target $70
SBSH
Buy
Bristol-Myers price target lowered to $70 from $75 at Citi
In a research note titled "Brace Yourself. Attractive Valuation but No Near-Term Respite.," Citi analyst Andrew Baum lowered his price target for shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb to $70 from $75. The analyst lowered his earnings forecasts by up to 8% to reflect the "limited supportive data" in the non-small cell lung cancer indication. Baum keeps a Buy rating on the shares as he views the valuation as attractive. He points out, however, the near-term news-flow is likely to be negative.
TSRO Tesaro
$99.26

-0.63 (-0.63%)

10/10/16
PIPR
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Neutral
TESARO data suggest Myriad test not necessary, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst William Quirk points out that data over the weekend from TESARO (TSRO), Myriad Genetics' (MYGN) companion diagnostic partner, suggest niraparib works in all-comers, making Myriad's test not necessary. Myriad shares may be down physiologically, Quirk tells investors in a research note partially titled "When A Partnership Produces Mixed Results." The analyst, however, believes niraparib is not clinically significant in HRD negative patients and that Myriad's test will be included on the drug label. He keeps a Neutral rating on shares of Myriad. Ladenburg Thalmann this morning downgraded the stock to Neutral.
10/10/16
LTCO
10/10/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $16
LTCO
Sell
Myriad Genetics downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Ladenburg
Ladenburg Thalmann analyst Kevin DeGeeter downgraded Myriad Genetics (MYGN) to Sell citing a "significant and unexpected deterioration" in outlook for the company's companion diagnostic franchise. The analyst expects a lower growth outlook to drive "significant P/E multiple compression." Tesaro (TSRO) presented data this weekend that suggested its PARP inhibitor niraparib was active in a maintenance setting for recurrent ovarian cancer in patients with either positive or negative HRD scores. The analyst had expected the drug to benefit only HRD positive patients. As such, the use of niraparib will not require HRD testing, DeGeeter tells investors in a research note. The analyst has a $16 price target for the shares.
10/10/16
RAJA
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
Target $120
RAJA
Strong Buy
TESARO price target raised to $120 at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Christopher Raymond raised TESARO's price target to $120 from $105 fter the company reported "clinically meaningful benefits in all the sub-populations" of the NOVA trial for niraparib. Raymond thinks niraparib will have a broad ovarian cancer label and corresponding market opportunity and reiterates his Strong Buy rating.
10/10/16
LEER
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
Target $115
LEER
Outperform
TESARO price target raised to $115 after niraparib data at Leerink
Leerink analyst Seamus Fernandez said full results of TESARO's Phase 3 NOVA trial for niraparib as second-line maintenance for ovarian cancer presented at the ESMO meeting are strong enough to warrant approval in the overall patient population regardless of BRCAmut or HRD status. He increased his probability of approval in non-gBRCA/HRD-negative patients to 70% in the U.S., from 0%, and to 50% in the EU, from 0%. He raised his price target on TESARO shares to $115 from $108 per share and keeps an Outperform rating on the stock.
CRM Salesforce
$70.91

-0.35 (-0.49%)

DIS Disney
$92.49

-0.34 (-0.37%)

09/28/16
SBSH
09/28/16
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Buy
Citi hopes Disney does not acquire Twitter
Citi analyst Jason Bazinet lays out four reasons for why he doesn't like Disney (DIS) pursuing an acquisition of Twitter (TWTR). Going back 15 years, the analyst can't think of a single web-based property that was successfully acquired by a traditional media firm. Two, he calls Twitter trends "troubling." Three, Bazinet estimates a cash offer would lower Disney's stock by $5 per share while an equity offer would drop its stock by $9. Four, the analyst feels it is unclear how Disney's content will help Twitter. Bazinet thinks both Yahoo (YHOO) and Twitter lost "significant money" when they streamed NFL content over the web. The analyst hopes Twitter is acquired by somebody other than Disney. He keeps a Buy rating on Disney shares. Both Loop Capital and Mizuho this morning downgraded Twitter to sell ratings.
09/27/16
SBSH
09/27/16
NO CHANGE
Target $16
SBSH
Neutral
Citi sees 40% downside in Twitter with no takeover bid
Citi analyst Mark May believes Twitter's (TWTR) risk/reward skews to the downside following the recent rally in the shares. A buyout of the company carries "strategic rationale for certain companies," but Twitter's "struggles and steep valuation" make a deal at a meaningful premium less likely, May tells investors in a research note. A takeover at $26 per share looks aggressive, May contends. He believes the stock could retest the lows of late May, representing 40% downside from current levels, should an acquisition offer not materialize. The analyst keeps a Neutral rating on Twitter with a $16 price target. The shares closed yesterday up 75c to $23.37 following reports that Disney (DIS) may be joining the list of potential acquires that already includes Alphabet (GOOG) and Salesforce (CRM).
10/06/16
SBSH
10/06/16
NO CHANGE
Target $89
SBSH
Buy
Citi says Salesforce buying Twitter 'nearly impossible' above $28/share
Citi analyst Walter Pritchard believes a Salesforce (CRM) acquisition of Twitter (TWTR) is possible financially but that such a deal would put "significant constraints" on the company for the next three-plus years. The analyst sees "very little reason" for Salesforce to own Twitter and feels the acquisition "would pose a difficult decision" for CEO Marc Benioff and the board. Salesforce closed yesterday down 6%, or $4.21, to $68.42. Recode reported last night that the company is likely the only bidder left for Twitter after Disney (DIS) and Alphabet (GOOG) opted not to pursue a deal while Apple (AAPL) is unlikely. Twitter in pre-market trading is down 14% to $21.50. In order for Salesforce to avoid a shareholder vote, it would have to borrow $7.5B to fund the transaction if Twitter were valued at $20B, or $27.50-$28 per share, Pritchard tells investors in a research note. This is a level that likely constrains the company with little additional borrowing capacity for other deals, the analyst contends. He thinks the deal is "nearly impossible to do" for Salesforce should the bidding for Twitter go above $20B or $28 per share. Pritchard has a Buy rating on Salesforce with an $89 price target.
10/10/16
DBAB
10/10/16
INITIATION
Target $90
DBAB
Sell
Deutsche sees Netflix takeover as unlikely, starts shares at Sell
Deutsche Bank analyst Bryan Kraft initiated shares of Netflix (NFLX) with a Sell rating and $90 price target. The stock closed Friday down 25c to $104.82. The risk/reward is unattractive as consensus expectations reflect an "optimistic case," Kraft tells investors in a research note. Market expectations appear too high through 2020, the analyst contends. He also expresses skepticism that Netflix will be acquired. The business is "too fully formed" and valued to be acquired by Disney (DIS) and Apple (AAPL), Kraft writes. He also sees Amazon.com (AMZN) as a competitive risk to Netflix.
GOOG Alphabet
$775.08

-1.78 (-0.23%)

10/10/16
WELS
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
WELS
Alphabet, Facebook can meet Street estimates, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo says that investors are concerned about the ability of Facebook (FB) and Google (GOOG,GOOGL) to meet Street estimates because forecasts continue to indicate that TV's ad share will be relatively stable over the next two years. But Wells says that Facebook and Google will continue to gain share from "non-TV media" and could see increased revenue from "non-advertising marketing services" such as sponsorships and public relations. Wells keeps Outperform ratings on both stocks.
09/28/16
09/28/16
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Wedbush with analyst James Dix citing concerns that the "Four Horsemen of the Search Apocalypse" -- self-identified consumers, consumer control of IP-delivered ads, payments innovation, and attention markets -- might arrive. 2. AT&T (T) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS with analyst John Hodulik citing expectations for lower earnings growth. 3. Macy's (M) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Michael Exstein saying the retailer, after outlining in August its operations and merchandising strategies, is now in an execution phase. 4. Twitter (TWTR) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Mizuho and to Sell from Hold at Loop Capital. 5. Galectin Therapeutics (GALT) downgraded to Sell from Buy at Roth Capital with analyst Sa'ar Yaniv citing the company's announcement that NASH-FX, GR-MD-02's Phase 2a study in NASH fibrosis, failed both primary and secondary endpoints. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/28/16
MZHO
09/28/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $15
MZHO
Underperform
Mizuho cuts Twitter to Underperform with $15 price target
Mizuho analyst Neil Doshi downgraded Twitter to Underperform from Neutral based on valuation. The shares are up 45% since the company reported Q2 results, primarily driven by potential buyout comments in media reports, Doshi tells investors in a research note. The stock at current levels is overvalued as Twitter's business fundamentals "have deteriorated significantly" over the past 12 months, the analyst contends. Doshi believes many of the M&A scenarios are unlikely to play out. He puts potential acquirers Salesforce (CRM) and Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) in the "maybe" camp, but he still has some reservations about these deals happening. The analyst believes investors of both companies would view a buyout of Twitter as negative. Doshi keeps a $15 price target for Twitter shares. The stock closed yesterday up 35c to $23.72. Loop Capital this morning also downgraded Twitter to Sell.
GOOGL Alphabet Class A
$800.71

-2.37 (-0.30%)

09/30/16
RBCM
09/30/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Street underestimating Google growth outlook, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Mark Mahaney expects Google to end 2016 with "up to 20% growth," versus the Street's outlook of mid teen percentage level growth. Mahaney says that Google's growth should be boosted by "ongoing Search innovations, rising Mobile CPCs, and the growing impact of YouTube, Play & Cloud." He thinks that YouTube's revenue is growing at a 30%-40% clip. Mahaney raised his price target on the stock to $1,025 from $1,000 and keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.
NFLX Netflix
$104.82

-0.25 (-0.24%)

10/10/16
DBAB
10/10/16
INITIATION
Target $90
DBAB
Sell
Netflix initiated with a Sell at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Bryan Kraft started shares of Netflix with a Sell rating and $90 price target.
10/05/16
10/05/16
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Netflix (NFLX) initiated with a Buy at Loop Capital. 2. AB InBev (BUD) coverage resumed with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 3. Flowers Foods (FLO) initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson. 4. Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) initiated with a Buy at DA Davidson. 5. 58.com (WUBA) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/05/16
10/05/16
NO CHANGE

Bernstein sees no 'compelling rationale' for Apple buying Netflix
Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi says he does not see a "compelling rationale" for Apple (AAPL) acquiring Netflix (NFLX). The steaming service has recently been the subject of takeover speculation, with Disney (DIS) mentioned as a possible suitor. Buying Netflix to run exclusively on Apple's operating service and AppleTV is "not a value-creating thesis and could not possibly justify a $50B price tag," Sacconaghi tells investors in a research note. Apple could buy Netflix and continue to run it as it does today, but that "would be highly out of character" for the iPhone maker, the analyst contends. Sacconaghi believes Apple could get much of the benefit of a services offering with much less upfront risk by partnering with Netflix, rather than acquiring it. He sees a partnership as more likely than a takeover. Further, Sacconaghi thinks a potential a partnership or acquisition by Apple does not justify owning Netflix since a deal is very hard to predict. The analyst has an Outperform rating on Apple and an Underpeform rating on Netflix. He has a $62 price target for Netflix shares. The streaming service closed yesterday down 29c to $102.34.
EGAS Gas Natural
$7.68

0.1 (1.32%)

UA Under Armour
$37.78

-0.04 (-0.11%)

09/30/16
GUGG
09/30/16
INITIATION
Target $50
GUGG
Buy
Under Armour initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim
Guggenheim analyst Robert Drbul initiated Under Armour with a Buy and a $50 price target as he expects growth in the strong activewear/athletic category to continue and believes a premium multiple is warranted.
10/10/16
WELS
10/10/16
UPGRADE
WELS
Outperform
Under Armour upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Tom Nikic upgraded Under Armour to Outperform saying "noise" from the Sports Authority's bankruptcy is fading while distribution expansion could lead to sales reacceleration over the next 12-18 months. The analyst believes Under Armour's growth story is intact heading into 2017 and that its inventory levels are improving. Nikic raised his price target range for the shares to $44-$46 from $38-$42.
09/13/16
09/13/16
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Chevron (CVX) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital. 2. AB InBev (BUD) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. 3. Altria Group (MO) and Reynolds American (RAI) were initiated with a Buy at Citi while the firm initiated Philip Morris (PM) with a Neutral. 4. Under Armour (UA) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura. 5. Xerox (XRX) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/06/16
ROTH
10/06/16
NO CHANGE
Target $22.5
ROTH
Buy
Under Armour deal should drive MINDBODY platform exposure, says Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Darren Aftahi notes that Under Armour (UA) has announced integration of its popular MyFitnessPal application with MINDBODY's (MB) platform. The partnership will enable users to search, book and pay for fitness classes directly on the app, which the analyst believes should be beneficial to MINDBODY's subscribers and its business in general. While it is unclear whether the deal with Under Armour is exclusive, the analyst believes it could open the door for MINDBODY to strike similar deals with other large fitness apparel companies like Nike (NKE) and its Nike+ mobile application. He reiterates a Buy rating and $22.50 price target on MINDBODY's shares.
DOV Dover
$72.24

-1.45 (-1.97%)

07/13/16
BOFA
07/13/16
NO CHANGE
Target $85
BOFA
Buy
Dover price target raised to $85 from $75 at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Andrew Obin raised Buy rated Dover's price target to $85 from $75 based on a higher multiple driven by higher energy estimates and strategic nationality on the Energy business.
07/26/16
BOFA
07/26/16
NO CHANGE
BOFA
Dover added ot hte US 1 List at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill added Dover to the US 1 List saying Energy downside appears limited and overall earnings appear to be stabilizing.
06/10/16
06/10/16
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on the today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Dover (DOV) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein with an $87 price target. The firm thinks that the oil-related headwinds the company had been experiencing have peaked. It says that the company's non-oil business now accounts for 93% of its earnings, up from about 60% previously, and Bernstein expects those units to generate low to mid single digit percentage organic growth. Additionally, the firm is extremely upbeat on the company's acquisition of Wayne, saying that the deal increases the value of Dover's stock by $7 per share. 2. Joy Global (JOY) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital by analyst Lucas Pipes, who also raised its price target for shares to $25 from $14. The analyst has increased confidence Joy's growth opportunities following its strategic wins in India and the Canadian oil sands and notes the company's organic order rate is tracking well against his estimates. 3. Ducommun (DCO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord, which raised its price target to $23 from $19 on Ducommun shares. The firm cited better visibility, execution and de-leveraging of its balance sheet. The recent divestitures are expected to significantly contribute to improved margins, the firm said. 4. Pentair (PNR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Seaport Global by analyst Ryan Cassil, who raised his price target to $70 from $59. The analyst believes the worst margin performance is behind the company in its V&C segment and has increased confidence in management's forecast for decrementals to be reduced by half in Q2 as volumes increase seasonally and high-cost inventory is turned. 5. U.S. Concrete (USCR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sidoti by analyst Michael Conti, who raised his price target to $90 from $72. The analyst views the capital raise from debt refinancing as a catalyst for acquisitions. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Dover initiated with a Neutral at Susquehanna
Susquehanna analyst Robert Barry initiated Dover with a Neutral and a $77 price target.

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