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CYH

Community Health

$11.47

0.31 (2.78%)

, APO

Apollo Global

$18.51

0.36 (1.98%)

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China's Tianqiao: No interest in buying Community Health, Modern Healthcare says

A spokesperson for Chinese billionaire Chen Tianqiao, who has built a significant stake in Community Health Systems (CYH), tells Modern Healthcare he has no interest in owning the company and has communicated that fact several times to its management. "We believe it is important to reiterate our previously stated position of being a passive investor in the company. We have no intention to influence or control the company and have communicated this to the company on various occasions. This position remains unchanged," the spokesperson said, according to Modern Healthcare. Reuters reported on September 19 that Apollo Global (APO) was in talks to potentially acquire Community Health assets. Reference Link

CYH

Community Health

$11.47

0.31 (2.78%)

APO

Apollo Global

$18.51

0.36 (1.98%)

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CYH Community Health
$11.47

0.31 (2.78%)

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09/14/16
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Community Health upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna
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UPGRADE
Target $18
SUSQ
Positive
Community Health upgraded to Positive at Susquehanna
As reported previously, Susquehanna analyst Chris Rigg upgraded Community Health to Positive from Neutral. The analyst cited its potential divestitures of properties that currently generate negative or low margins along with its risk/reward profile. Rigg raised his price target to $18 from $11 on Community Health shares.
09/19/16
SBSH
09/19/16
NO CHANGE
Target $14
SBSH
Neutral
Citi sees low probability of Community Health sale
After Bloomberg reported, and the company just confirmed, that Community Health Systems is exploring its options, Citi analyst Ralph Giacobbe says he sees a low probability of an outright sale. The analyst is hard-pressed to find a buyer given the company's "weak operating trends and already high leverage."Community Health is likely to try selling assets to de-lever, Giacobbe tells investors in a research note. He keeps a Neutral rating on the shares with a $14 price target.
09/19/16
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09/19/16
NO CHANGE
Target $10
BOFA
Underperform
BofA/Merrill thoughts on Community Health exploring strategic alternatives
According to Bloomberg, Community Health is exploring strategic options, including a potential sale of the company. BofA/Merrill analyst Kevin Fischbeck does not view public companies as a good strategic fit for Community Health as many are focused on larger urban hospitals or prefer smaller deals. Fischbeck said other options include a private equity acquisition, a sale-leaseback to a REIT, or combination of the two. The analyst said Community Health's fundamentals have been weak, which is the biggest factor in doing a deal now as it be hard to lever company or do a sales/leaseback without better visibility into cash flows. Fischback rates Community Health an Underperform with a $10 price target.
APO Apollo Global
$18.51

0.36 (1.98%)

08/04/16
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08/04/16
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KBWI
Outperform
Apollo Global upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Robert Lee upgraded Apollo Global to Outperform citing strong investment performance and capital formation following the company's Q2 results. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $22 from $18. Oppenheimer this morning also upgraded Apollo Global.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Texas Instruments (TXN) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Exane BNP Paribas. 2. Spirit Airlines (SAVE) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James with analyst Savanthi Syth saying the recent weakness in the shares brings a "very attractive entry point." 3. Archer Daniels (ADM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst David Coleman citing valuation and management's optimistic outlook for the second half of 2016. 4. Celgene (CELG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BTIG. Analyst Dane Leone believes the company's 2020 financial targets are achievable and represent upside to current consensus estimates. 5. Apollo Global (APO) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer and to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette. 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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Target $32
OPCO
Outperform
Oppenheimer sees Rackspace deal in the low-to-mid $30s
Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan raised his price target for Rackspace (RAX) to $32 from $30 after The Wall Street Journal reported that the company was in advanced talks to sell itself to Apollo Global (APO) for $3.5B, or $27 per share. The analyst believes this is low and that a deal in the $32 area is more likely. Oppenheimer has an Outperform rating on Rackspace's shares.
08/31/16
08/31/16
NO CHANGE

Apollo Global affiliates extend tender offer for Outerwall
Affiliates of certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global (APO) and Outerwall (OUTR) agreed to extend the offering period of Apollo's previously announced cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Outerwall to 12:00 Midnight, NYC time, on September 22, unless further extended. As of 5:00 P.M., NYC time, on August 31, 4,834,209 shares of common stock of Outerwall were tendered pursuant to the tender offer, which represented approximately 28.1% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Outerwall.

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