Breaking News Instant updates and real-time market news.

EBAY

eBay

$31.81

-0.08 (-0.25%)

, FB

Facebook

$127.54

-0.34 (-0.27%)

09:01
10/18/16
10/18
09:01
10/18/16
09:01

eBay testing shopping assistant ShopBot on Facebook Messenger, Bloomberg says

eBay (EBAY) is testing ShopBot, an artificial intelligence shopping assistant, on Facebook Messenger (FB) in an effort to learn more about shoppers through Facebook profiles, reports Bloomberg. Reference Link

EBAY

eBay

$31.81

-0.08 (-0.25%)

FB

Facebook

$127.54

-0.34 (-0.27%)

  • 19

    Oct

  • 23

    Oct

  • 02

    Nov

  • 14

    Nov

  • 14

    Nov

EBAY eBay
$31.81

-0.08 (-0.25%)

10/13/16
WEDB
10/13/16
INITIATION
WEDB
Neutral
eBay coverage assumed with a Neutral at Wedbush
Wedbush analyst Aaron Turner says that eBay's e-commerce initiatives should help slow its market share erosion. However, the analyst prefers to keep a Neutral rating on the shares until the company shows that its "recent growth is sustainable and/or accelerating." Target to $34 from $29.
10/13/16
BARD
10/13/16
NO CHANGE
Target $35
BARD
Outperform
eBay sale of MercadoLibre stake adds financial flexibility, says Baird
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian said eBay's (EBAY) sale of a majority of its investment stake in MercadoLibre (MELI) will provide eBay with both financial and strategic flexibility. The analyst believes the capital will allow eBay to increase share buybacks, make strategic acquisitions, or expand more aggressively in Latin America under a new strategic agreement with MercadoLibre. Sebastian maintained his Outperform rating and $35 price target on eBay shares.
10/13/16
10/13/16
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. Aaron's (AAN) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. 2. eBay (EBAY) and Etsy (ETSY) coverage assumed with a Neutral at Wedbush. 3. Five Below (FIVE) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) were initiated with an Overweight at KeyBanc while the firm initiated Dollar General (DG) with a Sector Weight. 4. Baxter (BAX) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo. 5. Symantec (SYMC) initiated with an Outperform at FBN Securities. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/13/16
SBSH
10/13/16
NO CHANGE
Target $83.5
SBSH
Sell
eBay stake sale creates 'large overhang' for MercadoLibre, says Citi
Citi analyst Lucio Aldworth sees several reasons why eBay's (EBAY) sale of a majority of its stake in MercadoLibre (MELI) creates a "large overhang" on the latter's shares. Namely, he believes the market has always seen eBay as a plausible candidate to take over MercadoLibre, but he thinks this action should remove any M&A premium currently priced into the stock. Additionally, Aldworth notes that eBay said its commitment to Latin America e-commerce remains unchanged, which could mean it will eventually enter the market directly, intensifying competition for MercadoLibre. Aldworth keeps a Sell rating on MercadoLibre shares, which are down 8% in early trading to $168.40.
FB Facebook
$127.54

-0.34 (-0.27%)

10/13/16
LOOP
10/13/16
NO CHANGE
Target $165
LOOP
Buy
Facebook keeps expanding addressable market, says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Blake Harper noted that Facebook has launched several new products over the past week as the company keeps working to expand its addressable market. Among the new offerings, Harper sees "Events" as a natural extension of what people already use Facebook for, views "Workplace by Facebook" as the largest strategic leap and said "Marketplace" should be helpful for users but more difficult to scale as a business considering Facebook's prior challenges in making inroads in e-commerce. While he does not expect near term revenues from any of these products, Harper said Facebook's innovation gives him confidence in his longer-term estimates and keeps a Buy rating and $165 price target on the stock.
10/14/16
PIPR
10/14/16
NO CHANGE
Target $185
PIPR
Overweight
Piper's teen survey shows declining Facebook engagement
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster says his firm's latest survey of over 10,000 teens shows Facebook engagement is decreasing. Engagement in the Fall survey is 52% versus 60% in Spring. Factoring out shifts in the population surveyed, core Facebook usage likely declined by three basis points, which indicates Facebook is gradually becoming less relevant versus Instagram and Snapchat, Munster tells investors in a research note. He points out, however, that teens indicating they use Instagram increased five points in the Fall 2016 survey, slightly faster than Snapchat's four points. Desire for engagement from brands on Instagram will drive long-term monetization above core Facebook levels, Munster contends, while noting that declining Facebook usage is a negative. The analyst keeps an Overweight rating on the shares with a $185 price target.
10/14/16
JPMS
10/14/16
NO CHANGE
Target $134
JPMS
Overweight
JPMorgan tweaks Alibaba, Netflix targets lower ahead of Q3 results
JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth lowered his price target for Alibaba (BABA) to $134 from $135 and his target for Netflix (NFLX) to $122 from $125 ahead of the Q3 reporting season. Both stocks remain Overweight rated. The analyst slightly lowered his estimates for Alibaba to reflect tougher inventory comps and increased investment spending. He remains positive on the company's overall monetization trends. On Netflix, Anmuth tweaked his 2017 average selling price forecast lower while increasing his investment spend estimate modestly. Within the Internet space, the analyst's top large-cap picks into the quarter are Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB) and Amazon.com (AMZN). Among small-caps, his top picks into earnings are Yelp (YELP), Pandora (P) and Match Group (MTCH).
10/17/16
FBCO
10/17/16
NO CHANGE
Target $170
FBCO
Outperform
Facebook price target raised to $170 from $154 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Stephen Ju raised Facebook's price target to $170 from $154 on a roll forward to the end of 2017 estimates. Ju's Outperform rating and investment thesis remain unchanged and continues to expect Facebook will be able to drive long term revenue growth without a material lift in ad loads, street models continue to underestimate the long-term monetization potential of upcoming new products, and upward bias to estimates, which do not contemplate contributions from multiple other products including WhatsApp, Messenger, and Offers/Local.

TODAY'S FREE FLY STORIES

MSTX

Mast Therapeutics

$0.14

0.003 (2.22%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Mast Therapeutics to host special shareholder meeting »

Special Shareholder…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

MTSI

MACOM

$50.32

-3.52 (-6.54%)

, SBGI

Sinclair Broadcast

$40.35

1.05 (2.67%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
National Association of Broadcasters to hold a conference »

NAB Show 2017 is being…

MTSI

MACOM

$50.32

-3.52 (-6.54%)

SBGI

Sinclair Broadcast

$40.35

1.05 (2.67%)

NXST

Nexstar

$69.90

1 (1.45%)

TRCO

Tribune Media

$36.72

0.17 (0.47%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 03

    May

  • 09

    May

  • 22

    May

  • 23

    May

CLLS

Cellectis

$23.83

0.26 (1.10%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Cellectis management to meet with JPMorgan »

Meetings to be held in…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

  • 28

    Apr

  • 03

    May

  • 06

    Jun

RDHL

RedHill Biopharma

$10.29

0.0199 (0.19%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
RedHill Biopharma to host research and development day »

Research &…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

  • 03

    May

RXDX

Ignyta

$9.20

0.25 (2.79%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Ignyta holds a conference call »

Management provides a…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

  • 06

    Jun

BGG

Briggs & Stratton

$25.14

0.09 (0.36%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Briggs & Stratton management to meet with Sidoti »

Meetings to be held in…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

  • 09

    May

  • 10

    May

GTN

Gray Television

$15.05

0.4 (2.73%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Gray Television management to meet with Barrington »

Meetings to be held in…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

  • 28

    Apr

  • 03

    May

  • 04

    May

SGM

Stonegate Mortgage

$7.96

-0.0059 (-0.07%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Stonegate Mortgage to host special shareholder meeting »

Special Shareholder…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
General news
Breaking General news story  »

Week of 4/21 EIA Natural…

CMRX

Chimerix

$6.09

-0.01 (-0.16%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Chimerix to hold an investor update webcast »

Chief Medical Officer…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
General news
Pending Home Sales Index to be reported at 10:00 »

March Pending Home Sales…

RGLS

Regulus

$1.55

0.1 (6.90%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Regulus management to meet with Needham »

Meetings to be held in…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Berenberg to hold a conference »

U.K. Corporate Conference…

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
The Food & Drug Law Institute to hold a conference »

Introduction to U.S. Drug…

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
General news
Jobless Claims to be reported at 08:30 »

Week of 4/22 Jobless…

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
General news
Breaking General news story  »

Week of 4/23 Bloomberg…

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
General news
Breaking General news story  »

6-Month Bill Announcement…

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
General news
Breaking General news story  »

3-Month Bill Announcement…

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
General news
Breaking General news story  »

Week of 4/17 Money Supply…

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
General news
Breaking General news story  »

Week of 4/26 Fed Balance…

LGF

Use LGF.A, LGF.B

, AMCX

AMC Networks

$60.25

0.65 (1.09%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
FBN Securities media/cable analyst holds an analyst/industry conference call »

Media. Cable &…

LGF

Use LGF.A, LGF.B

AMCX

AMC Networks

$60.25

0.65 (1.09%)

DISCA

Discovery

$29.39

0.1 (0.34%)

CBS

CBS

$66.91

0.5 (0.75%)

NFLX

Netflix

$150.17

-1.99 (-1.31%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$909.29

1.67 (0.18%)

VIA.B

Symbol now VIAB

NLSN

Nielsen

$39.41

-0.57 (-1.43%)

SNI

Scripps Networks

$76.49

0.53 (0.70%)

TWX

Time Warner

$100.20

0.16 (0.16%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

  • 27

    Apr

  • 03

    May

  • 03

    May

  • 04

    May

  • 04

    May

  • 04

    May

  • 08

    May

  • 16

    May

  • 16

    May

  • 18

    May

  • 18

    May

  • 23

    May

  • 31

    May

  • 05

    Jun

  • 15

    Jun

MEOH

Methanex

$46.10

0.15 (0.33%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Methanex Corporation to host special shareholder meeting »

Special shareholder…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
General news
Durable Goods Orders to be reported at 08:30 »

March Durable Goods…

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
General news
Durable Goods Orders Ex-transportation to be reported at 08:30 »

March Durable Goods…

WWD

Woodward

$68.05

-0.11 (-0.16%)

04:55
04/27/17
04/27
04:55
04/27/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Woodward management to meet with Barrington »

Meeting to be held in…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 27

    Apr

  • 28

    Apr

  • 09

    May

  • 11

    May

Get Full Fly Access

Breaking market intelligence sent straight to you
Our team of experts analyze every news story and filter out the noise to deliver real-time market moving news.
Up-to-date information on important industry events
Get real-time updates on events that are moving the market—from conferences and calls to syndicate announcements.
News focused on the companies in your portfolio
Create up to 12 portfolios with 150 stocks each, and see how active they are in market news.