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MSFT

Microsoft

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London police chooses Microsoft Azure as cloud platform, Computerworld UK says

The Metropolitan Police in London has chosen Microsoft (MSFT) Azure as the cloud platform to store video evidence from body-worn cameras, manufactured by Taser (TASR), in a program that will be rolled out in all London boroughs, according to Computerworld UK. Reference Link

MSFT

Microsoft

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TASR

TASER

$27.23

-0.32 (-1.16%)

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MSFT Microsoft
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11/17/16
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11/17/16
UPGRADE
Target $68
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Buy
Microsoft upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
Goldman Sachs analyst Heather Bellini upgraded Microsoft to Buy from Neutral and raised her price target for the shares to $68 from $60. The software giant closed yesterday up 78c to $59.65. Azure is the number two market share vendor in the cloud space, and has grown 100% or more year-over-year eight of the last 10 quarters, Bellini tells investors in a research note on the public cloud space. She believes Azure can continue to grow revenue and improve margins over time given Microsoft's large customer base and "strong" C-level relationships. The analyst sees upside potential to out-year earnings forecasts for the company.
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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. Microsoft (MSFT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman with analyst Heather Bellini saying Azure is the number two market share vendor in the cloud space, and has grown 100% or more year-over-year eight of the last 10 quarters. 2. Time Warner (TWX) upgraded to Buy from Sell at MoffettNathanson. 3. First Solar (FSLR) upgraded at JMP Securities with analyst Joseph Osha citing valuation. 4. KBR (KBR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA Merrill Lynch with analyst Anna Kaminskaya saying she expects structurally higher defense spending to drive a re-rating in KBR and sees less risk of cost overruns in the E&C business given lower reliance on fixed priced contracts and diversification into smaller sized service projects. 5. Liberty Interactive (QVCA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA Merrill Lynch with analyst Heather Balsky saying she has increased confidence in a return to positive US sales growth and expects multiple expansion as sales improve. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/18/16
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Public cloud infrastructure market will be $62B by 2020, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan says "the race is on" for public cloud providers to get as much of their customers' data on their respective cloud platforms as possible. The analyst believes Amazon (AMZN) Web Services, Microsoft (MSFT), and Alphabet's Google (GOOG; GOOGL) have ambitions to become the dominant OS of the cloud, and to do so these companies will aim to have integrated solutions from the infrastructure layer to services through first-party offerings and/or the development of a strong partner channel. He views AWS as the primary wholesale cloud platform and Microsoft as the enterprise platform. However, given the relative immaturity of the market and the massive $1T opportunity, all three have been successful focusing on multiple segments, Horan adds, noting that he expects the public cloud infrastructure market to be $62B by 2020.
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12/01/16
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Outperform
Amazon continues to attack large, emerging opportunities, says Oppenheimer
Commenting on the first day of Amazon's (AMZN) Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference, Oppenheimer analyst Jason Helfstein notes that AWS targeted Oracle's (ORCL) database services and highlighted more artificial intelligence functionality in line with Google's (GOOG; GOOGL)/Microsoft (MSFT). The analyst says Amazon also touched on its partnership with VMware (VMW), which should help enterprise migration. Helfstein believes AWS continues to attack large/emerging opportunities while continuing to simplify/automate the development process. He reiterates an Outperform rating on Amazon's shares.
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JPMS
11/10/16
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Target $32
JPMS
Overweight
TASER results should buoy shares, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Mark Strouse says TASER's "solid" Q3 results and "encouraging" commentary should buoy the stock. The analyst continues to believe the selloff following the loss of the NYPD contract is overdone. He raised his price target for TASER to $32 from $31 and reiterates an Overweight rating on the shares following the company's Q3 results.
11/10/16
CHLM
11/10/16
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Target $35
CHLM
Buy
TASER price target raised to $35 after earnings at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Steven Dyer said TASER posted "the most impressive quarter" he has seen in the firm's nearly 10 years covering the company, adding that he continues to believe the company has the best end-to-end product on the market after recently visiting with a number of its customers and competitors at a trade show. Dyer raised his price target on TASER shares to $35 from $33 and keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
11/11/16
IMPC
11/11/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $27
IMPC
In-Line
TASER downgraded to In-Line from Outperform at Imperial Capital
Imperial Capital analyst Jeff Kessler downgraded TASER to In-Line citing valuation following the company's Q3 results. The analyst keeps a $27 price target for the shares.
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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. Disney (DIS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Pivotal Research with analyst Brian Wieser saying that even accounting for the fact that Disney's fiscal calendar had one fewer week in this fourth quarter vs. the year-ago period that the company's results showed more underlying softness than he expected in cable advertising, consumer products, the parks and the studio. 2. 58.com (WUBA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital, to Underperform from Outperform at CLSA, and to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse. 3. CAE (CAE) downgraded to Sector Performer from Outperformer at CIBC and to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital. 4. TASER (TASR) downgraded to In-Line from Outperform at Imperial Capital with analyst Jeff Kessler citing valuation. 5. Discovery (DISCA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus with analyst Joseph Bonner saying believes that the company's revenue growth will slow going forward "due to cable industry consolidation and mixed advertising results in northern Europe." 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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