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VMW

VMware

$74.08

1.63 (2.25%)

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Amazon.com

$834.03

-2.71 (-0.32%)

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Reported VMware pact with Amazon a positive, says MKM Partners

MKM Partners analyst Kevin Buttigieg noted the Fortune report claiming that VMware (VMW) will soon announce a cloud partnership with Amazon Web Services (AMZN). Such an agreement with Amazon would be positive for VMware, as it will signal their confidence in their ability to sell software for use on-premise and underscore a belief that public cloud is unlikely to assume all workloads. The firm has a Buy rating on VMware shares.

VMW

VMware

$74.08

1.63 (2.25%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$834.03

-2.71 (-0.32%)

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VMW VMware
$74.08

1.63 (2.25%)

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Target $87

Buy
Follow-up: VMware upgraded to Buy at Cleveland Research
As previously reported, Cleveland Research upgraded VMware to Buy from Neutral and sees upside to $87. The firm's analyst is encouraged by vSAN and NSX performance in 2H 2016 and into 2017, less worse declines of vSphere, and increased confidence in potential contributions from the Dell relationship. Cleveland has increased our bookings and FCF assumptions into FY17 to reflect the optimistic feedback from channel partners.
09/12/16
RBCM
09/12/16
INITIATION
RBCM
Outperform
VMware reinstated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Matthew Hedberg thinks that VMware's results can beat lowered expectations, driven by its new products. Hedberg says that the stock's risk/reward ratio is favorable relative to its peers following the decline in the shares. He set an $88 price target on the shares.
09/13/16
LEHM
09/13/16
INITIATION
Target $82
LEHM
Equal Weight
VMware reinstated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Raimo Lenschow reinstated VMware with an Equal Weight rating and $82 price target.
10/04/16
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10/04/16
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OTRG
VMware channel business read remains negative, says OTR Global
OTR Global's VMware partner channel checks remain negative with Q3 sales goals below plan at a majority surveyed. The firm's analyst said interest in NSX and other advanced solutions is building but revenue from new products is not enough to offset the slowdown in the core virtualization business, and direct sales interference is hurting channel partners ability to close deals.
AMZN Amazon.com
$834.03

-2.71 (-0.32%)

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BARD
10/03/16
NO CHANGE
BARD
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.
10/04/16
PIPR
10/04/16
NO CHANGE
Target $900
PIPR
Overweight
Amazon.com unit growth tracking better than expectations, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster says his firm's analysis of Google search trends indicates Amazon.com's unit growth is tracking up 25%-27% in the September quarter versus expectations of 23%-26%. Munster estimates that the overall global e-commerce market growth is approximately 15%, which he believes suggests that Amazon is gaining "material market share." The analyst continues to view Amazon as the best positioned stock in his coverage universe over the next five years. He maintains an Overweight rating on the shares with a $900 price target.
10/05/16
MSCO
10/05/16
NO CHANGE
Target $950
MSCO
Overweight
Amazon.com price target raised to $950 from $800 at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak raised Amazon.com's price target to $950 from $800 to reflect the continued ramp in Prime subscribers. The analyst said Amazon's Prime subscribers are now at 60M members and he expects Prime subscriber spending to be approximately 4.5X that of non-Prime users. Nowak raised his 2017 CSOI estimate by 4% to $530M to reflect a larger gross profit pool that more than offsets higher streaming content costs and a large expected fulfillment build in 2017. The analyst recommends buying Amazon on any investor sentiment swings due to potential below Street Q1 2017 guidance in January and maintains his Overweight rating.
10/05/16
RHCO
10/05/16
NO CHANGE
Target $850
RHCO
Neutral
Amazon.com price target raised to $850 from $800 at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Robert Peck continues to think Amazon will benefit from the Prime flywheel, higher third-party adoption, and secular Web Services growth, but he keeps a Neutral rating on the stock, citing the positive assumptions already "baked into" Street expectations, rising competition, its high capital intensity and tough comps. The analyst raised his price target on Amazon shares to $850 from $800.

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PB

Prosperity Bancshares

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ACOR

Acorda Therapeutics

$25.00

0.25 (1.01%)

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Biogen

$344.44

-0.43 (-0.12%)

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Acorda Therapeutics

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Biogen

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SYF

Synchrony

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MRK

Merck

$61.13

-0.9 (-1.45%)

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AstraZeneca

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GWR

Genesee & Wyoming

$81.57

0.18 (0.22%)

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SYF

Synchrony

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FHN

First Horizon

$20.21

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AZN

AstraZeneca

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WIT

Wipro

$5.77

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Citizens Financial

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Japan Tobacco

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Citizens Financial

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Philip Morris

$105.07

-0.72 (-0.68%)

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Altria Group

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Citizens Financial

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Synchrony

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Altria Group

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