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AMZN

Amazon.com

$762.52

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VMware

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Amazon cloud unit announces new programs, tools to support partner network

Today at the "AWS re:Invent" cloud conference, Amazon (AMZN) Web Services announced three new AWS Partner Network programs - the AWS Service Delivery Program, the APN Public Sector Partner Program, and the VMware (VMW) Cloud on AWS Partner Program. AWS also launched two new AWS Competencies that enable and promote partners who have "demonstrated proven success" in financial services and Internet of Things. Additionally, to help customers more easily find the right partner and solution for their specific business needs, AWS launched the APN Partner Solutions Finder, a new website where customers can search for, discover and connect with APN Partners. AWS also announced that the AWS Marketplace has grown to more than 3,500 listings from 1,100 independent software vendors across 35 different categories.

AMZN

Amazon.com

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AMZN Amazon.com
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11/28/16
OPCO
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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
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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.
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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.
11/29/16
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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.
VMW VMware
$81.61

1.73 (2.17%)

11/01/16
SMTR
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VMware upgraded to Buy from Hold at Summit Redstone
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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. Chevron (CVX) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Evan Calio saying he believes Chevron is differentiated and has the largest free cash flow inflection in 2017-2019 from project start-ups, primarily Wheatstone and Gorgon, driving production growth to 16%, has the best short-cycle opportunity globally, particularly in the Permian,and has higher oil leverage into a cyclical price recovery. 2. Baker Hughes (BHI) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Atlantic Equities. 3. Johnson Controls (JCI) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman with analyst Joe Ritchie saying he believes Johnson's fundamentals are improving, cost savings should support EBIT growth, and valuation is inexpensive. 4. Brocade upgraded to Outperform on potential takeover at RBC Capital with analyst Mitch Steves saying he believes Brocade makes sense as a strategic asset to the right operator and would be mid-single-digit accretive to the acquirer. 5. VMware (VMW) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Summit Redstone. 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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RAJA
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VMware upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
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VMware upgraded on cloud improvement, valuation at Raymond James
As previously reported, Raymond James upgraded VMware to Outperform from Market Perform and established a $90 price target on shares due to cloud improvement, attractive valuation. Analyst Michael Turits said the recent partnership with AWS has reduced public cloud risk near-term and expects fundamentals to improve from a core virtualization pickup, growth in private cloud management, and reduced uncertainty relative to the Dell/EMC merger.

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BT

BT Group

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XLF

Financial Select Sector

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0.17 (0.71%)

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SPDR Financial calls outpace puts nearly 25:1 »

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ANY

Sphere 3D

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MRK

Merck

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0.215 (0.33%)

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Merck confirms computer network 'compromised' by global hack »

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BLK

BlackRock

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$NSD

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$NYE

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PSX

Phillips 66

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0.72 (0.90%)

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ALDR

Alder Biopharmaceuticals

$18.70

-1 (-5.08%)

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AA

Alcoa

$32.33

1.15 (3.69%)

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HCC

Warrior Met Coal

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Bazaarvoice

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CB&I

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$2.69

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LTRX

Lantronix

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