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IBM

IBM

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American Airlines

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IBM announces strategic partnership with American Airlines

IBM (IBM) announced a strategic partnership with American Airlines (AAL), naming IBM as its cloud provider for greater enterprise flexibility, scalability and reliability. As part of the partnership, American Airlines will move select enterprise applications to IBM's Cloud. The airline will be able to leverage the global footprint of IBM Cloud, which consists of more than 50 data centers spanning 17 countries, as well as a wide range of application development capabilities through IBM Bluemix. In addition the company will have access to IBM advanced analytics capabilities and technologies, all of which will enable the company to advance its enterprise into a cognitive infrastructure that offers greater resiliency and better customer experiences.

IBM

IBM

$164.52

1.38 (0.85%)

AAL

American Airlines

$46.50

-0.32 (-0.68%)

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IBM IBM
$164.52

1.38 (0.85%)

10/18/16
FBCO
10/18/16
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Target $110
FBCO
Underperform
IBM operational earnings disappoint, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Kulbinder Garcha said IBM reported Q3 earnings came in above expectations but operational earnings were disappointing. The analyst continues to believe 2017 earnings estimates are optimistic and reiterates his Underperform rating and $110 price target on shares.
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11/10/16
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Buy
IBM upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
11/10/16
11/10/16
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Target $185

Buy
IBM upgraded to Buy on earnings growth at BofA/Merrill
As previously reported, BofA/Merrill upgraded IBM to Buy from Neutral and raised its price target to $185 from $170. Analyst Wamsi Mohan expects 2017 profits to grow as earnings have stabilized and negative revisions are unlikely and expects tailwinds from moderating pace of investments and savings from restructuring efforts. Further, the analyst expects IBM transnational revenues to recovery driven by the mainframe cycle in 2017 and the adoption of a Hybrid cloud model. Mohan said IBM is the most under owned tech named by large-cap US fund managers and provides upside from accumulation.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Priceline (PCLN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel while the firm upgraded Expedia (EXPE) to Hold from Sell. 2. IBM (IBM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Wamsi Mohan expecting 2017 profits to grow as earnings have stabilized and negative revisions are unlikely and expects tailwinds from moderating pace of investments and savings from restructuring efforts. 3. L-3 Communications (LLL) and Northrop Grumman (NOC) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays while the firm upgraded Lockheed Martin (LMT) to Equal Weight from Underweight. 4. Microsoft (MSFT) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Atlantic Equities. 5. Novartis (NVS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
AAL American Airlines
$46.50

-0.32 (-0.68%)

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BERN
10/10/16
INITIATION
Target $31
BERN
Underperform
American Airlines initiated with an Underperform at Bernstein
Bernstein analyst David Vernon initiated American Airlines with an Underperform and a $31 price target.
10/11/16
BERN
10/11/16
INITIATION
BERN
Airlines initiated at Bernstein
Bernstein analyst David Vernon initiated coverage of the U.S. airline sector, saying that he is "bullish on the sector" and asserting that it has "favorable..dynamics." He expects the sector's stocks to have "higher average highs and higher average lows over time," driven partly by its investments in return enhancing programs, revenue enhancing initiatives, and "a stronger outlook for longer term capital return" which isn't reflected in valuation, according to the analyst. Vernon recommends owning airlines that have "less financial and operating leverage." He says that he is "favorably disposed" to Southwest (LUV) and Delta Air Lines (DAL), which he says have high returns and low leverage, and is less upbeat on United Continental (UAL), which he says has higher operating leverage and execution risk. He is bearish on American Airlines (AAL), as he thinks that its capacity growth and financial leverage create significant risk. The analyst started coverage of Southwest with an Outperform rating and a $51 price target. He initiated coverage of Delta and United Continental with Market Perform ratings and $43 and $55 price targets, respectively. He launched American with a $31 price target and Underperform rating.
11/18/16
SBSH
11/18/16
INITIATION
Target $55
SBSH
Buy
American Airlines initiated with a Buy at Citi
Citi analyst Kevin Crissey started American Airlines with a Buy rating and $55 price target. The analyst calls American his top pick in the sector. He sees potential upside in unit revenue due to slower competitive capacity growth.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Cisco (CSCO) coverage resumed with a Hold at Stifel. 2. UPS (UPS) was initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital while the firm initiated FedEx (FDX) with a Market Perform. 3. Synchrony (SYF) was initiated with an Overweight at Stephens. The firm also initiated American Express (AXP) and Discover (DFS) with an Underweight. 4. American Airlines (AAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Southwest (LUV) and Allegiant Travel (ALGT) were initiated with a Buy at Citi while the firm initiated JetBlue (JBLU), United Continental (UAL), Alaska Air (ALK), and Hawaiian Holdings (HA) with a Neutral. 5. Juniper (JNPR) coverage resumed at Stifel. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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