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EBAY

eBay

$31.64

-0.17 (-0.53%)

, PYPL

PayPal

$39.83

0.35 (0.89%)

18:17
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StubHub seen driving eBay's growth, WSJ reports

EBay's (EBAY) turnaround without PayPal (PYPL) is materializing with StubHub as the new growth driver, the Wall Street Journal reports. eBay's overall sales have risen for two consecutive quarters, a trend that Wall Street expects will continue when the company reports third-quarter results, part of which can be attributed to StubHub's recent success, the WSJ added. Reference Link

EBAY

eBay

$31.64

-0.17 (-0.53%)

PYPL

PayPal

$39.83

0.35 (0.89%)

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EBAY eBay
$31.64

-0.17 (-0.53%)

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.
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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
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
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.
PYPL PayPal
$39.83

0.35 (0.89%)

10/18/16
OPCO
10/18/16
NO CHANGE
Target $43
OPCO
Outperform
Oppenheimer remains bullish on PayPal ahead of results
Oppenheimer analyst Glenn Greene remains attracted to PayPal's (PYPL) "unique" digital payments assets, including Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, and "impressive" growth profile. Further, the analyst says that some of his previous concerns about the company's long-term competitive positioning have been allayed by the recent Visa (V)/MasterCard (MA) partnerships. Greene reiterates an Outperform rating and $43 price target on PayPal's shares.
10/18/16
EVER
10/18/16
INITIATION
Target $46
EVER
Buy
PayPal coverage transferred with a Buy at Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst David Togut assumed coverage on PayPal with a Buy rating and a $46 price target.
10/11/16
JEFF
10/11/16
NO CHANGE
Target $48
JEFF
Buy
PayPal Q3 results could be positive catalyst, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Jason Kupferberg believes PayPal's Q3 results on October 20 would be a positive catalyst for the shares. The analyst expects a "solid" quarter and still views PayPal as the best way to play digital/online payments. He keeps a Buy rating on the shares with a $48 price target.
10/05/16
BERN
10/05/16
NO CHANGE
BERN
Market Perform
Bernstein lays out six possible strategic outcomes for PayPal
After hosting a call to discuss PayPal's (PYPL) strategic options following its recently announced deals with Visa (V) and MasterCard (MA), Bernstein analyst Lisa Ellis laid out the potential strategic outcomes for PayPal that she foresees. In order from most to least likely: the most likely outcome PayPal's business model remains but that it shifts to debit centric vs. ACH; it is less likely, but a risk, that PayPal becomes a merchant acquirer; even less likely is that PayPal becomes a closed-loop. The chance that PayPal is acquired is "unlikely but less so" after the deals with the card majors, Ellis added. Lastly, she sees a "low probability" PayPal withers away or that it morphs into something else via acquisition. The firm has a Market Perform rating on PayPal shares.

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DLTH

Duluth Holdings

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Lakeland Bancorp

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Clearside Biomedical

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BIIB

Biogen

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4.24 (1.49%)

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Eli Lilly

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Eli Lilly

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Finisar

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Zebra Technologies

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Broadcom

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Mylan

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HLT

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Centennial Resource Development

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Superconductor Technologies

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Edwards Lifesciences

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