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VIA

Viacom

$41.90

0.35 (0.84%)

, VIAB

Viacom

$37.64

0.39 (1.05%)

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Viacom CEO eyes bettering culture, affiliate relations, Reuters reports

Viacom's (VIAB) acting president and CEO Bob Bakish is seeking to improve relations with affiliates as well as the company's internal culture, Reuters reports, citing an interview with Bakish. Bakish is viewed by many investors as a caretaker until the media group combines with CBS (CBS), a transaction which controlling shareholders Sumner Redstone and his daughter Shari are pushing, the report says. "The company has been through a lot and part of my job is to revitalize the culture," Bakish said. "It's about starting to create a positive buzz and having people believe we can do great things." Reference Link

VIA

Viacom

$41.90

0.35 (0.84%)

VIAB

Viacom

$37.64

0.39 (1.05%)

CBS

CBS

$60.56

-0.36 (-0.59%)

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VIA Viacom
$41.90

0.35 (0.84%)

10/20/16
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10/20/16
NO CHANGE
Target $65
BMUR
Buy
CBS extraordinarily well positioned, says Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Alan Gould said CBS (CBS) is extraordinarily well positioned with two core networks, predictable retrans/reverse comp driving growth and only modest programming expense increases as its key sports contracts are locked in. Gould believes CBS would only combine with Viacom (VIA) if it was financially favorable to CBS shareholders and management. Gould reiterated his Buy rating and $65 price target on CBS shares.
11/14/16
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11/14/16
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Viacom downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Alan Gould downgraded Viacom (VIAB) to Hold with a fair value estimate for shares of $40. The analyst questions the "true synergies" between Viacom and CBS (CBS) and believes combining the two companies does not maximize value. Viacom closed Friday up 41c to $38.42.
11/15/16
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Viacom downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital
FBR Capital analyst Barton Crockett downgraded Viacom (VIAB) to Market Perform saying he sees a better risk/reward in CBS (CBS) until the "merger noise is cleared." The analyst lowered his price target for Viacom shares to $44 from $56.
11/23/16
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11/23/16
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CBS downgraded on valuation, deal outlook at BMO Capital
As noted earlier, BMO Capital downgraded CBS (CBS) to Market Perform from Outperform. Analyst Daniel Salmon downgraded the stock based on valuation and his belief that the shares will soon begin to trade based on a potential deal with Viacom (VIA, VIAB). Target $63.
VIAB Viacom
$37.64

0.39 (1.05%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. AB InBev (BUD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC with analyst Anthony Bucalo citing business pressures in the U.S. and Brazil as well as uncertainty post the U.S. election. 2. Abercrombie (ANF) and American Eagle (AEO) downgraded to Peer Perform from Outperform at Wolfe Research. 3. Capital One (COF) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst Christopher Brendler saying he believes that the stock has become less attractive following its recent rally, and he thinks that changes made by the Trump Administration won't be felt by the company "for years." 4. SeaWorld (SEAS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Jason Bazinet saying the risk/reward is no longer compelling following the recent bounce in the shares. 5. Viacom (VIAB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital with analyst Alan Gould questioning the "true synergies" between Viacom and CBS (CBS) and believes combining the two companies does not maximize value. 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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CBS downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. CBS (CBS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital with analyst Daniel Salmon citing valuation and his belief that the shares will soon begin to trade based on a potential deal with Viacom (VIA, VIAB). 2. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Tiffany Kanaga saying the Abercrombie brand turnaround is yet to gain traction. 3. Twitter (TWTR) downgraded to Negative from Mixed at OTR Global. 4. HP Inc. (HPQ) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies with analyst James Kisner citing valuation and secular challenges for the downgrade. 5. First Solar (FSLR) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie with analyst Gurpreet Gujral citing a lack of catalysts after the company canceled the Series 5 product that was originally scheduled to launch in 2017. 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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Orchid Island Capital

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