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AMZN

Amazon.com

$836.74

-0.57 (-0.07%)

18:58
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Amazon ends 'incentivized' reviews unless through official Vine program

Amazon confirmed it is now prohibiting "incentivized" product reviews -- reviews published by users who received the product for free or at a significant discount from the manufacturer -- unless they are facilitated through the Amazon Vine program. The company noted that Vine, which similarly gives select users access to free or discounted products, has "important controls in place," including a careful vetting process and a strict lack of incentives for positive reviews. The changes will apply to all product categories other than books. The company added that "we also have ideas for how to continue to make Vine an even more useful program going forward. Details on that as we have them." Reference Link

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AMZN Amazon.com
$836.74

-0.57 (-0.07%)

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MAXM
09/28/16
NO CHANGE
Target $940
MAXM
Update: Amazon.com price target raised to $940 from $825 at Maxim
Maxim analyst Tom Forte raised Buy rated Amaxon.com's price target to $940 from $825 following a rollout of projections to 2026 from 2025 combined with an increase in long-term sales and margin projections to reflect increased efforts in apparel and grocery. Forte increased his 2017 sales forecast to $168B from $166B, EBITDA projection to $19.3B from $19.1B, and raised his 2017 earnings estimate to $8.64 from $8.49.
09/30/16
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09/30/16
INITIATION
Target $950
GUGG
Buy
Amazon.com initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim
Guggenheim analyst Robert Drbul initiated Amazon.com with a Buy and a $950 price target as he expects the company to remain both a leader and beneficiary of the ongoing e-commerce consumer spending evolution. He expects Amazon to claim ~25% of the domestic e-commerce market by 2017, but just 3% of the total retail market. Further, Drbul expects AWS to remain a key profit and share driver and is encouraged by improved results in in International.
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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. Amazon.com (AMZN) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim. 2. Wal-Mart (WMT) initiated with an Overweight at KeyBanc and a Buy at Guggenheim. 3. Harley-Davidson (HOG) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies. 4. Coach (COH) was initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim while the firm initiated Michael Kors (KORS) with a Neutral. 5. First Solar (FSLR) initiated with a Buy at Williams Capital. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/03/16
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10/03/16
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Baird says impact on eBay from Facebook's Marketplace likely limited for now
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian said Facebook's (FB) launch of its long-anticipated peer-to-peer commerce platform, "Marketplace," came "much later" than he anticipated, but he still thinks Facebook is well positioned to compete in consumer shopping. Facebook's latest e-commerce effort will create headlines around competitive pressure, but Sebastian thinks Amazon (AMZN) and eBay (EBAY) will be "minimally impacted" in the near term given their scale, brand awareness, and much more advanced e-commerce capabilities. eBay may be most exposed, but the analyst also notes that 80% of its listings are new products, which may have limited overlap with Facebook listings.

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HAWK

Blackhawk

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Teradyne

$45.45

0.8494 (1.90%)

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MRK

Merck

$62.74

4.081 (6.96%)

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General Electric

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GE

General Electric

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UNH

UnitedHealth

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QCOM

Qualcomm

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AVGO

Broadcom

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0.79 (0.30%)

NXPI

NXP Semiconductors

$119.58

0.33 (0.28%)

GM

General Motors

$45.03

0.955 (2.17%)

UA

Under Armour; also tag UAA

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UAA

Under Armour; also tag UA

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SCOR

comScore

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$NSD

NASDAQ Market Internals

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$NYE

NYSE Market Internals

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NOV

National Oilwell

$38.90

-0.24 (-0.61%)

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National Oilwell put volume heavy and directionally bearish »

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DPW

DPW Holdings

$2.41

-0.325 (-11.90%)

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DPW Holdings falls almost 12% after announcing conversion of notes »

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SBOW

SilverBow Resources

$31.88

-0.9386 (-2.86%)

12:10
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SilverBow Resources management to meet with Stephens »

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TCEHY

Tencent

$56.92

1.565 (2.83%)

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AXP

American Express

$101.32

0.35 (0.35%)

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American Express reports December net write-off rate 2.0% vs. 1.9% last month »

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BX

Blackstone

$35.81

0.42 (1.19%)

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ICBK

County Bancorp

$30.16

0.38 (1.28%)

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Manitowoc

$40.09

0.73 (1.85%)

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MTW

Manitowoc

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RHHBY

Roche

$31.78

0.405 (1.29%)

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NSRGY

Nestle

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0.58 (0.69%)

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HES

Hess Corp.

$54.16

-0.38 (-0.70%)

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CECE

CECO Environmental

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-0.07 (-1.32%)

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INFO

IHS Markit

$47.85

0.39 (0.82%)

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IHS Markit management to meet with RBC Capital »

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GSK

GlaxoSmithKline

$37.74

0.24 (0.64%)

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GSK

GlaxoSmithKline

$37.76

0.2646 (0.71%)

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SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$278.99

1.07 (0.39%)

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S&P 500

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PBR

Petrobras

$11.67

0.1978 (1.72%)

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