Breaking News Instant updates and real-time market news.

FIT

Fitbit

$8.40

-0.11 (-1.29%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$766.77

-13.6 (-1.74%)

07:55
11/29/16
11/29
07:55
11/29/16
07:55

Fitbit 'dominated' best seller lists on Black Friday, says Longbow

Longbow analyst Joe Wittine says that Fitbit (FIT) "dominated" best-seller lists on Black Friday, propelled by steep discounts at Amazon (AMZN) and Target (TGT). However, the analyst adds that Internet searches for Fitbit on Black Friday dropped 11% versus Black Friday 2015. He keeps a Neutral rating on the stock.

FIT

Fitbit

$8.40

-0.11 (-1.29%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$766.77

-13.6 (-1.74%)

TGT

Target

$77.72

-0.89 (-1.13%)

  • 05

    Dec

  • 08

    Dec

FIT Fitbit
$8.40

-0.11 (-1.29%)

11/16/16
11/16/16
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Disney (DIS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Bryan Kraft citing increased confidence in the company's outlook for 2017. 2. Fitbit upgraded to Sector Weight from Underweight at Pacific Crest with analyst Brad Erickson citing valuation. 3. Copa Holdings (CPA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman with analyst Marcio Prado saying Copa is well positioned for an expected recovery cycle given more rationalized sector capacity and improved yields, and structural advantages. 4. Fossil upgraded to Overweight from Underweight at Pacific Crest with analyst Edward Yruma saying he expects the company to benefit from continuing "strong momentum in wearables." 5. Juniper (JNPR) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman with analyst Simona Jankowski saying she expects new switching products to drive top and bottom-line growth in 2017 and views valuation as attractive. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/16/16
PACS
11/16/16
UPGRADE
PACS
Sector Weight
Fitbit upgraded on valuation at Pacific Crest
As noted earlier, Pacific Crest upgraded Fitbit to Sector Weight from Underweight. Analyst Brad Erickson upgraded the stock based on valuation. The analyst continues to believe that the fair value of the stock is "in the $8 range."
11/16/16
PACS
11/16/16
UPGRADE
PACS
Sector Weight
Fitbit upgraded to Sector Weight from Underweight at Pacific Crest
11/10/16
MZHO
11/10/16
NO CHANGE
MZHO
Neutral
Mizuho 'skeptical' of Fitbit tender offer
Mizuho analyst Betty Chen says she's "skeptical" of a Fitbit deal consummating given legitimacy concerns around ABM Capital. Today is ABM's first SEC filing, its address in the filing does not appear to exist and its phone number on the filing has been disconnected, Chen tells investors in a research note. She also feels that Fitbit's founders and early investors may be unwilling to part with the company. The analyst has a Neutral rating on the shares with a $9 price target.
AMZN Amazon.com
$766.77

-13.6 (-1.74%)

11/28/16
PIPR
11/28/16
NO CHANGE
Target $900
PIPR
Overweight
eCommerce keeps taking share from offline retailers, says Piper Jaffray
Adobe released Thanksgiving and Black Friday eCommerce data over the weekend, which indicates overall eCommerce volume up 17.7% and that eCommerce continues to take significant share from offline retailers, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster tells investors in a research note. He believes the "health" of the eCommerce market is an incremental positive in the Amazon.com story. With the best eCommerce experience available, Amazon's dominance should continue into the holiday season, Munster contends. He reiterates an Overweight rating on the shares with a $900 price target.
11/28/16
OPCO
11/28/16
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Initial eCommerce data points show stable trends, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Jason Helfstein says initial eCommerce data points show stable trends ahead of Cyber-Monday, after Adobe (ADBE) and ComScore (SCOR) released online retail sales data for Thanksgiving and Black Friday. The analyst notes that Adobe recorded $5.3B in online spending during the two-day period, over 18% year over year, same as last year, but points out that the company does not measure Amazon (AMZN) sales, as data reflects sales from "Adobe Marketing Cloud" clients. On the other hand, Helfstein says comScore data showed "significant" acceleration, with spending over 18% year over year to $3.3B during the two-day period.
11/28/16
SBSH
11/28/16
NO CHANGE
Target $960
SBSH
Buy
Citi trims Amazon price target on lower AWS estimates
To reflect the reduced storage prices announced last week by Amazon Web Services, Citi analyst Mark May cut his AWS revenue and consolidated segment operating income for 2017 by 3% and 9%, respectively. The analyst, however, does not view the price reductions as an indication of competitive pressures or a threat to long-term margin outlook for AWS. May lowered his price target for Amazon.com shares to $960 from $965 and keeps a Buy rating on name. His new price target reflects 23% upside from current levels.
11/28/16
CLVD
11/28/16
NO CHANGE
CLVD
Amazon expanding lab distribution capabilities, says Cleveland Research
Cleveland Research said Amazon.com (AMZN) has been expanding its capabilities towards larger customers and can now offer purchase orders adn volume based specific pricing, causing larger customers to reevaluate Amazon as a possible distributor for both Lab and non-Lab purchases. The firm believes Stanford University has recently decided not to renew its Thermo Labs (TMO) primary lab distribution contract and the scool will start using both Amazon and Thermo for its lab product needs.
TGT Target
$77.72

-0.89 (-1.13%)

09/16/16
FBCO
09/16/16
INITIATION
Target $65
FBCO
Neutral
Target coverage assumed with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Edward Kelly assumed coverage on Target with a $65 price target, down from $72, citing an uncertain outlook, structural headwinds, and under investment.
09/16/16
09/16/16
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. GoPro (GPRO) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill. 2. JetBlue (JBLU) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital. 3. PepsiCo (PEP), Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS), and Monster Beverage (MNST) were initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse, while the firm initiated Boston Beer (SAM) with an Underperform. Credit Suisse also initiated Coca-Cola (KO) and Constellation Brands (STZ) with a Neutral. 4. lululemon (LULU) initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna. 5. Target (TGT) coverage assumed with a Neutral at Credit Suisse. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/23/16
BOFA
09/23/16
NO CHANGE
Target $55
BOFA
Buy
BofA thinks Verizon deal stays on track despite Yahoo data breach
Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Justin Post said that Yahoo's (YHOO) disclosure of the massive data breach impacting over 500M of its users is clearly a negative for the company that could result in email account closures, but he does not anticipate a major impact on Yahoo's business related to this breach, citing as evidence the fact that he is not aware of any significant business impairment or financial liability related to security breaches at LinkedIn (LNKD) in 2012 and at eBay (EBAY) in 2014. Post adds that the Target (TGT) data breach, which did include credit card info, is not directly comparable to Yahoo's breach. For Verizon (VZ) to back out of its acquisition agreement, Post thinks the company would need to assume Yahoo acted in bad faith during negotiations and that the Yahoo asset is impaired or comes with significant liability, neither of which he sees as being the case. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on Yahoo and bumped his target on the shares to $55 from $53, citing an increased price target on Alibaba (BABA) that a peer at the firm recently set.
09/30/16
GUGG
09/30/16
INITIATION
GUGG
Neutral
Target initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim

TODAY'S FREE FLY STORIES

JHG

Janus Henderson Group

$33.96

0.42 (1.25%)

05:39
09/25/17
09/25
05:39
09/25/17
05:39
Initiation
Janus Henderson Group initiated  »

Janus Henderson Group…

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

EMES

Emerge Energy

$9.17

0.44 (5.04%)

05:36
09/25/17
09/25
05:36
09/25/17
05:36
Initiation
Emerge Energy initiated  »

Emerge Energy initiated…

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

HCLP

Hi-Crush Partners

$10.10

0.3 (3.06%)

05:34
09/25/17
09/25
05:34
09/25/17
05:34
Initiation
Hi-Crush Partners initiated  »

Hi-Crush Partners…

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

  • 26

    Sep

EXEL

Exelixis

$24.47

-3.54 (-12.64%)

, DSNKY

Daiichi Sankyo

$23.03

0.17 (0.74%)

05:34
09/25/17
09/25
05:34
09/25/17
05:34
Hot Stocks
Exelixis: ESAX-HTN pivotal study in essential hypertension met primary objective »

Exelixis (EXEL) announced…

EXEL

Exelixis

$24.47

-3.54 (-12.64%)

DSNKY

Daiichi Sankyo

$23.03

0.17 (0.74%)

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

  • 25

    Sep

  • 25

    Sep

VFC

VF Corp.

$62.20

0.35 (0.57%)

, UAA

Under Armour

$16.41

-0.08 (-0.49%)

05:31
09/25/17
09/25
05:31
09/25/17
05:31
Downgrade
VF Corp., Under Armour, Under Armour rating change  »

VF Corp. downgraded to…

VFC

VF Corp.

$62.20

0.35 (0.57%)

UAA

Under Armour

$16.41

-0.08 (-0.49%)

UA

Under Armour

$15.04

-0.09 (-0.59%)

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

    Oct

  • 04

    Oct

UAA

Under Armour

$16.41

-0.08 (-0.49%)

, UA

Under Armour

$15.04

-0.09 (-0.59%)

05:28
09/25/17
09/25
05:28
09/25/17
05:28
Upgrade
Under Armour, Under Armour, VF Corp. rating change  »

Under Armour upgraded to…

UAA

Under Armour

$16.41

-0.08 (-0.49%)

UA

Under Armour

$15.04

-0.09 (-0.59%)

VFC

VF Corp.

$62.20

0.35 (0.57%)

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

    Oct

  • 04

    Oct

SNAP

Snap

$13.70

-0.07 (-0.51%)

05:24
09/25/17
09/25
05:24
09/25/17
05:24
Recommendations
Snap analyst commentary  »

Snap price target lowered…

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

CMP

Compass Minerals

$60.10

-9.4 (-13.53%)

05:20
09/25/17
09/25
05:20
09/25/17
05:20
Upgrade
Compass Minerals rating change  »

Compass Minerals upgraded…

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

  • 29

    Sep

  • 29

    Sep

COR

CoreSite Realty

$108.49

-1.86 (-1.69%)

05:18
09/25/17
09/25
05:18
09/25/17
05:18
Initiation
CoreSite Realty initiated  »

CoreSite Realty initiated…

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

  • 26

    Sep

ROST

Ross Stores

$60.89

-0.02 (-0.03%)

05:17
09/25/17
09/25
05:17
09/25/17
05:17
Upgrade
Ross Stores rating change  »

Ross Stores upgraded to…

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

OFC

Corporate Office Properties

$32.53

-0.13 (-0.40%)

05:11
09/25/17
09/25
05:11
09/25/17
05:11
Upgrade
Corporate Office Properties rating change  »

Corporate Office…

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

ABMRF

ABN Amro

05:08
09/25/17
09/25
05:08
09/25/17
05:08
Upgrade
ABN Amro rating change  »

ABN Amro upgraded to Buy…

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

GM

General Motors

$39.42

0.32 (0.82%)

05:05
09/25/17
09/25
05:05
09/25/17
05:05
Upgrade
General Motors rating change  »

General Motors upgraded…

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

NGLOY

Anglo American

$9.12

-0.1 (-1.08%)

04:59
09/25/17
09/25
04:59
09/25/17
04:59
Downgrade
Anglo American rating change  »

Anglo American downgraded…

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

NTB

Butterfield

$36.57

0.45 (1.25%)

04:56
09/25/17
09/25
04:56
09/25/17
04:56
Downgrade
Butterfield rating change  »

Butterfield downgraded to…

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

VSAR

Versartis

$2.68

-18.925 (-87.62%)

04:55
09/25/17
09/25
04:55
09/25/17
04:55
Downgrade
Versartis rating change  »

Versartis downgraded to…

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

04:55
09/25/17
09/25
04:55
09/25/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Cowen retail analyst hold an analyst/industry conference call »

Retailing/Specialty…

HSC

Harsco

$19.75

0.35 (1.80%)

04:55
09/25/17
09/25
04:55
09/25/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Harsco management to meet with Lake Street »

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

  • 25

    Sep

  • 26

    Sep

IIVI

II-VI

$40.40

0.45 (1.13%)

04:55
09/25/17
09/25
04:55
09/25/17
04:55
Conference/Events
II-VI management to meet with B. Riley »

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

  • 25

    Sep

  • 28

    Sep

  • 13

    Nov

AMCX

AMC Networks

$59.08

0.14 (0.24%)

04:55
09/25/17
09/25
04:55
09/25/17
04:55
Conference/Events
AMC Networks management to meet with Jefferies »

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

  • 25

    Sep

04:55
09/25/17
09/25
04:55
09/25/17
04:55
General news
Dallas Fed Mfg Survey General Activity Index to be reported at 10:30 »

September Dallas Fed Mfg…

04:55
09/25/17
09/25
04:55
09/25/17
04:55
General news
Chicago Fed National Activity Index Level to be reported at 08:30 »

August Chicago Fed…

ARKAY

Arkema

$121.34

-0.06 (-0.05%)

04:55
09/25/17
09/25
04:55
09/25/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Arkema management to meet with Evercore ISI »

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

  • 25

    Sep

HES

Hess Corp.

$44.50

0.87 (1.99%)

04:55
09/25/17
09/25
04:55
09/25/17
04:55
Conference/Events
Hess Corp. 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

  • 25

    Sep

  • 26

    Sep

  • 27

    Sep

DNOW

NOW Inc.

$12.99

0.01 (0.08%)

04:55
09/25/17
09/25
04:55
09/25/17
04:55
Conference/Events
NOW Inc. 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

  • 25

    Sep

  • 26

    Sep

  • 27

    Sep

  • 01

    Nov

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.