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CBS

CBS

$55.66

0.27 (0.49%)

, LGF

Lionsgate

$18.76

0.18 (0.97%)

09:17
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CBS orders 'CANDY CRUSH' live action game show series

CBS (CBS) has ordered CANDY CRUSH, a new one-hour, live action game show series based on the globally renowned mobile game franchise. CBS, Lionsgate (LGF) and King (KING) will join together on the new format created and executive produced by Matt Kunitz that will be distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by Lionsgate.

CBS

CBS

$55.66

0.27 (0.49%)

LGF

Lionsgate

$18.76

0.18 (0.97%)

KING

King Digital

  • 03

    Nov

CBS CBS
$55.66

0.27 (0.49%)

10/13/16
WELS
10/13/16
UPGRADE
WELS
Market Perform
Viacom upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Marci Ryvicker upgraded Viacom (VIAB) to Market Perform saying she believes shares are close to a floor. A merger with CBS (CBS) does not appear imminent, but if/when it does happen, CBS is unlikely to pay less than $32-$33 per Viacom share in a take-under, Ryvicker tells investors in a research note. The analyst has a $33-$35 price target range for Viacom shares. Ryvicker says that she still "REALLY" likes CBS and is cautious on CBS and Disney (DIS) into the Q3 earnings season.
10/14/16
RBCM
10/14/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
CBS outlook positive says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Steven Cahall expects CBS (CBS) to report "squeaky clean" Q3 results that includes a 1c EPS beat. The analyst is upbeat on a potential acquisition of Viacom (VIAB) by CBS, saying that the recent decline in Viacom's stock would improve accretion to CBS shareholders.
10/17/16
WEDB
10/17/16
UPGRADE
Target $46
WEDB
Outperform
Viacom upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush
Wedbush analyst James Dix upgraded Viacom (VIAB) to Outperform citing increasing likelihood of a merger with CBS (CBS). The analyst assigns a 75% probability on a merger, which he assumes would be an all-stock transaction. He raised his price target for Viacom shares to $46 from $40.
10/17/16
WEDB
10/17/16
NO CHANGE
WEDB
CBS price target raised to $73 from $65 at Wedbush
Wedbush analyst James Dix says that CBS (CBS) is on track to merge with Viacom (VIAB), and he thinks that such a deal would be accretive to CBS' 2020 EPS. The analyst sees a 75% chance of a merger taking place, and he thinks that CBS' stock will advance even without a deal. He keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
LGF Lionsgate
$18.76

0.18 (0.97%)

09/30/16
PIPR
09/30/16
NO CHANGE
Target $30
PIPR
Overweight
Lionsgate's Deepwater Horizon tracking for soft opening weekend
Piper Jaffray analyst Stan Meyers says Lionsgate's Deepwater Horizon film is tracking to open lighter than expected. Deepwater was expected to be one of top three films for Lionsgate in FY17 with initial domestic box office expectations in $80M-plus territory, but consensus expectations over the past few months have come down to the $60M level, Meyers tells investors in a research note. He notes the film is tracking to open in the $16M-$20M range this weekend, slightly below the $20M expectations. Meyers expects "some near-term headwinds" for Lionsgate shares, but he sees an attractive entry point ahead of the Starz integration. The analyst keeps an Overweight rating on Lionsgate with a $30 price target.
10/06/16
FBNS
10/06/16
INITIATION
Target $69.24
FBNS
Outperform
AMC Networks initiated with an Outperform at FBN Securities
FBN Securities analyst Robert Routh initiated AMC Networks (AMCX) with an Outperform rating and a fair value estimate of $69.24. Routh calls AMC Networks "very attractive" as a possible takeover target, as he believes it could fit well with either the soon-to-be-combined Lionsgate (LGF)-Starz (STRZA) or with AT&T's (T) DTV division. Routh added that reports have indicated that AT&T is looking to grow its portfolio of TV content through deals.
09/23/16
PACS
09/23/16
NO CHANGE
PACS
Lionsgate Starz renewal 'better than feared but not great,' says Pacific Crest
After Liongate's (LGF) Starz announced a multi-year renewal of its deal with AT&T/DirectTV (T), Pacific Crest analysts Evan Wingren and Andy Hargreaves estimate that the agreement implies a roughly 20% decline in annual revenue compared with the previous deal. The analyst warns investors to expect similar pricing declines going forward unless Lionsgate can improve Starz's programming and integrate the asset.
09/19/16
BMUR
09/19/16
NO CHANGE
Target $27
BMUR
Buy
Lionsgate weakness would be buying opportunity, says Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Alan Gould said Lionsgate shares could be weak following the disappointing opening weekend for "Blair Witch" in theaters. The analyst believes any weakness is a buying opportunity. Gould cited his respect for management and its ability to execute on acquisitions. He also sees the company becoming a roll-up up vehicle for John Malone and entertainment companies. Gould reiterated his Buy rating and $27 price target on Lionsgate shares.
KING King Digital

11/09/15
PIPR
11/09/15
NO CHANGE
Target $42
PIPR
Overweight
Activision Blizzard target raised to $42 from $32 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson raised his price target for Activision Blizzard (ATVI) to $42 citing accretion from the King Digital (KING) acquisition. Activision's guidance for 30% accretion from the deal in 2016 is likely conservative, Olson tells investors in a research note following the company's investor day. He reiterates an Overweight rating on the name.
11/10/15
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Today's noteworthy downgrades include: AngioDynamics (ANGO) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... Arch Coal (ACI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee CRT... Autodesk (ADSK) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Bitauto (BITA) downgraded to Underperform from Outperform at CLSA... Black Knight Financial (BKFS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Monness Crespi... CEVA (CEVA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Wunderlich... CIRCOR (CIR) downgraded to Accumulate from Speculative Buy at Seaport Global... Compania Cervecerias (CCU) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... CyberArk (CYBR) downgraded to Neutral at BofA/Merrill... Dean Foods (DF) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse... Dollar General (DG) downgraded to Peer Perform from Outperform at Wolfe Research... Dr. Reddy's Labs (RDY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... EnerSys (ENS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at CL King... Ensco (ESV) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Clarksons Platou... Evercore Partners (EVR) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna... Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie... Foot Locker (FL) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham... GulfMark Offshore (GLF) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Iberia... Jamba (JMBA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Dougherty... Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho... King Digital (KING) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... MRC Global (MRC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Maxim... Plum Creek Timber (PCL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... Popeyes (PLKI) downgraded to Neutral following checks at Longbow... Provident Financial (PFS) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray... RigNet (RNET) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sidoti... SMART Technologies (SMT) downgraded to Underperformer from Sector Performer at CIBC... Sealed Air (SEE) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie... Tesco (TSCDY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... Textura (TXTR) downgraded on guidance cut, investment profile change at Oppenheimer... WM Morrison (MRWSY) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank... WidePoint (WYY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Craig-Hallum.
11/10/15
MSCO
11/10/15
DOWNGRADE
MSCO
Equal Weight
King Digital downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
King Digital (KING) is being acquired by Activision (ATVI) for $18 per share.
11/09/15
BARD
11/09/15
NO CHANGE
Target $38
BARD
Outperform
Activision Blizzard cross-media initiatives to create opportunities, says Baird
Baird continues to like the Activision Blizzard (ATVI) acquisition of King Digital (KING) and sees the company's broadening media strategy creating "Disney-like expansion opportunities." The firm said the company's 2016 lineup looks robust and its newly owned film/TV studio will leverage the company's existing IP to create both short and long-form content. Baird reiterated its Outperform rating and $38 price target on Activision Blizzard shares.

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BIIB

Biogen

$289.54

4.24 (1.49%)

, LLY

Eli Lilly

$67.19

-0.19 (-0.28%)

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Eli Lilly

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Finisar

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Zebra Technologies

$83.39

0.47 (0.57%)

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AVGO

Broadcom

$170.71

2.16 (1.28%)

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UCBJY

UCB Pharma

$30.84

-1.11 (-3.47%)

, MYL

Mylan

$36.06

1.56 (4.52%)

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Mylan

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HLT

Hilton

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-0.8 (-2.96%)

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CDEV

Centennial Resource Development

$18.29

-0.32 (-1.72%)

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Long Island Iced Tea

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Superconductor Technologies

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Cellular Biomedicine

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Edwards Lifesciences

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Airgain

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SMBK

SmartBank

$19.96

0.66 (3.42%)

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Atlantic Capital

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SmartBank

$19.96

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ACBI

Atlantic Capital

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WFC

Wells Fargo

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BIP

Brookfield Infrastructure

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Las Vegas Sands

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MGM Resorts

$28.65

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MGM Resorts

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Wynn Resorts

$90.72

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MPEL

Melco Crown

$16.87

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AAL

American Airlines

$48.05

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