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XOM

Exxon Mobil

$87.17

0.4 (0.46%)

, MSFT

Microsoft

$57.53

-0.13 (-0.23%)

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Gartner to hold symposium

Gartner Symposium / IT Expo 2016 is being held in Orlando, FL on October 16-20.

XOM

Exxon Mobil

$87.17

0.4 (0.46%)

MSFT

Microsoft

$57.53

-0.13 (-0.23%)

IT

Gartner

$87.96

-0.17 (-0.19%)

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XOM Exxon Mobil
$87.17

0.4 (0.46%)

10/10/16
EXAN
10/10/16
INITIATION
Target $80
EXAN
Underperform
Exxon Mobil initiated with an Underperform at Exane BNP Paribas
Exane BNP Paribas analyst Theepan Jothilingam initiated Exxon Mobil with an Underperform rating and a $80 price target.
07/05/16
FBCO
07/05/16
NO CHANGE
FBCO
Outperform
Fluor scope on 'imminent' project could be multiple billions, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse Jamie Cook noted that the Tengizchevron joint venture, which is 50% owned by Chevron (CVX), 25% by ExxonMobil (XOM), 20% owned by KazMunayGas, and 5% owned by Lukoil, has announced plans to move forward with the TCO project, adding that Fluor (FLR) has been doing extensive work on TCO with its JV partner WorleyParsons and that most investors believed the likelihood of this project moving forward was "minimal." Cook, who believes Fluor's scope on this project could be "north of a couple billion" and that the company could book this award in Q2 or Q3 of this year, has an Outperform rating on Fluor shares.
08/15/16
BERN
08/15/16
DOWNGRADE
BERN
Market Perform
InterOil downgraded following acquisition at Bernstein
As noted earlier, Bernstein downgraded InterOil (IOC) to Market Perform from Outperform. Analyst Neil Beveridge downgraded the stock after the company agreed to be acquired by ExxonMobil (XOM). Target $52.
08/16/16
BOFA
08/16/16
NO CHANGE
BOFA
Energy Sector raised to Overweight from Market Weight at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill's commodity strategist team upgraded the Energy Sector to Overweight saying most of the selloff in oil prices is behind us and oil production continues to fall as investment and rig counts have dropped. The team said the oil market deficit will last through 2020 unless oil prices are sustained above $80/bbl and expects earnings expectations to continue to move higher.
MSFT Microsoft
$57.53

-0.13 (-0.23%)

10/13/16
NOMU
10/13/16
NO CHANGE
Target $65
NOMU
Buy
Microsoft expected to report a solid quarter, says Nomura
Nomura analyst Frederick Grieb expects Microsoft to report a solid Q1 driven by strong performance in Productivity and Business Process andIntelligent Cloud along with continued, single-digit declines in More Personal Computing results. The firm's reseller survey indicates Microsoft came in above plan for the quarter as resellers were positive on the Office 365 model transition. Grieb believes the transition to Office 365 is above plan, declines in the Windows business have likely moderated and the company should continue to outperform on operating expenses. The analyst rates Microsoft a Buy with a $65 price target.
10/12/16
WELS
10/12/16
NO CHANGE
WELS
Market Perform
Wells doesn't see Apple as biggest beneficiary from Samsung issues
Wells Fargo analyst Maynard Um attributes the recent rally in shares of Apple (AAPL), at least in part, to Samsung's (SSNLF) issues with its Note 7 phones. Apple gained an incremental $14B in market capitalization at its intraday peak, which the analyst believes embeds more than 3M of incremental iPhone 7 Plus units. Samsung's production halt will help Apple, but other Android vendors with 5.7 inch phones could see a bigger benefit if Android users prefer to stick with Android, Um tells investors in a research note. He points out that LG, Kyocera, and Microsoft (MFST) have 5.7 inch Android phones at U.S. carriers. Um thinks expectations for Apple into earnings "have risen materially." He keeps a Market Perform rating on the iPhone maker. Apple closed yesterday up 25c to $116.30.
10/06/16
OPCO
10/06/16
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Microsoft, Amazon well positioned to enable cloud, AI trends, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan notes that machine learning and artificial intelligence have been use to improve applications and acceleration of infrastructure builds, with "intelligent software" designed to make lives easier and more productive. Further, the analyst sees communications and cloud services continuing to converge, with infrastructure and data as key components to AI. Microsoft (MSFT) and Amazon (AMZN) Web Service are well positioned to enable these trends, he contends, adding that he see colocation providers, such as Equinix (EQIX) and Interxion (INXN), and networking companies like Zayo Group (ZAYO) GTT Communications (GTT) as beneficiaries.
09/26/16
CANT
09/26/16
NO CHANGE
Target $42
CANT
Buy
Yelp takeout chances increased with share conversion, says Cantor
Yelp's (YELP) conversion of Class B super-voting shares into regular Class A shares late last week increases the company's takeout potential, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Youssef Squali tells investors in a research note. Yelp, especially following recent improvements in the underlying growth fundamentals of the business, has become "an easier, and more likely" acquisition target, the analyst contends. The analyst views Facebook (FB), Priceline (PCLN), TripAdvisor (TRIP) and Microsoft (MSFT) as potential acquirers of Yelp. Squali estimates Yelp could be worth $53 per share in a takeout. He keeps a Buy rating on the stock with a $42 price target. The stock is up 2% to $40.35 in early trading.
IT Gartner
$87.96

-0.17 (-0.19%)

08/25/16
MACQ
08/25/16
INITIATION
Target $108
MACQ
Outperform
Gartner initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst Hamzah Mazari initiated Gartner with an Outperform and $108 price target.
05/06/16
BARD
05/06/16
NO CHANGE
Target $108
BARD
Outperform
Gartner a top core holding for new money, says Baird
Baird recommended purchase of Gartner and called it a top core holding for new money. They called the company's Q1 results excellent, citing broad based strength, and said its outlook is improved given margin stabilization and lessening headwinds. Baird reiterated its Outperform rating and raised its price target to $108 from $93 on Gartner shares.
03/22/16
03/22/16
INITIATION
Target $105

Buy
Gartner initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee CRT
Target $105.
01/25/16
01/25/16
INITIATION

On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: 8x8, Inc. (EGHT) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... ARI Network (ARIS) initiated with an Outperform at Barrington... Alcobra (ADHD) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer... CNO Financial (CNO) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... Expedia (EXPE) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Gartner (IT) initiated with an Overweight at Atlantic Equities... MAG Silver (MVG) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital... Mitek Systems (MITK) initiated with an Outperform at Northland... Priceline (PCLN) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo... QTS Realty Trust (QTS) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust... Seres Therapeutics (MCRB) initiated with a Buy at H.C. Wainwright.

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FRO

Frontline

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Gener8 Maritime

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Nestle

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Third Point confirms $3.5B stake in Nestle, urges change at company »

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Wal-Mart

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GOOG

Alphabet

$965.59

8.5 (0.89%)

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Alphabet Class A

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Nestle

$84.83

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LNG

Cheniere Energy

$47.62

0.34 (0.72%)

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VIA

Viacom

$39.15

0.1 (0.26%)

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Viacom

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TWX

Time Warner

$99.70

0.3 (0.30%)

DIS

Disney

$104.36

0.14 (0.13%)

LGF.A

Lionsgate

$27.07

0.31 (1.16%)

LGF.B

Lionsgate

$25.38

0.34 (1.36%)

FOX

21st Century Fox

$26.93

0.3 (1.13%)

FOXA

21st Century Fox

$27.19

0.22 (0.82%)

SNE

Sony

$38.52

0.11 (0.29%)

CMCSA

Comcast

$39.50

-0.44 (-1.10%)

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GSK

GlaxoSmithKline

$44.29

0.13 (0.29%)

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Biohaven Pharmaceutical

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Eisai

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Partner Communications

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RA Pharmaceuticals

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VSTM

Verastem

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-0.06 (-2.52%)

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BMY

Bristol-Myers

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AGIO

Agios Pharmaceuticals

$59.18

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Celgene

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Agios Pharmaceuticals

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Intrawest Resorts

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Cigna

$169.61

-1.07 (-0.63%)

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Foot Locker

$48.03

0.53 (1.12%)

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Nike

$52.85

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Nike

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Amazon.com

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Red Hat

$99.42

0.54 (0.55%)

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