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IMPV

Imperva

$50.50

-0.99 (-1.92%)

, IBM

IBM

$154.29

-0.5 (-0.32%)

16:32
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10/12
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16:32

Silver Lake, Thoma Bravo plan bids for Imperva, Bloomberg reports

Private equity firms Silver Lake and Thoma Bravo intend to submit takeover offers for Imperva (IMPV), Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter. IBM (IBM) and Cisco (CSCO) are also still interested in buying the cybersecurity company, the report notes. The next round of offers for Imperva is due in a month, the report notes. Silver Lake could collaborate with a separate strategic partner to make its bid, the report says. Reference Link

IMPV

Imperva

$50.50

-0.99 (-1.92%)

IBM

IBM

$154.29

-0.5 (-0.32%)

CSCO

Cisco

$30.34

-0.7 (-2.26%)

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IMPV Imperva
$50.50

-0.99 (-1.92%)

09/26/16
NOMU
09/26/16
DOWNGRADE
NOMU
Neutral
Imperva downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura
Nomura downgraded Imperva to Neutral with a $50 price target saying Friday's share strength reflects a potential acquisition of the company.
10/06/16
DADA
10/06/16
DOWNGRADE
DADA
Neutral
Imperva downgraded on valuation at DA Davidson
As noted earlier, DA Davidson downgraded Imperva to Neutral from Buy. Analyst Jack Andrews downgraded the stock based on valuation. He thinks that a number of strategic and financial entities could be interested in buying Imperva, and he believes that the company will probably be sold "over the next few months." However, the analyst thinks that the company may not be bought for a price that is significantly higher than its current valuation. Target remains $55.
10/06/16
DADA
10/06/16
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DADA
Neutral
Imperva downgraded to Neutral from Buy at DA Davidson
10/03/16
BTIG
10/03/16
DOWNGRADE
BTIG
Neutral
Imperva downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG
BTIG analyst Joel Fishbein downgraded Imperva to Neutral saying valuation reflects a potential acquisition of the company.
IBM IBM
$154.29

-0.5 (-0.32%)

09/26/16
SOCG
09/26/16
UPGRADE
SOCG
Hold
IBM upgraded to Hold from Sell at Societe Generale
08/16/16
08/16/16
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. IBM (IBM) initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer. 2. GrubHub (GRUB) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies. 3. Broadwind Energy (BWEN) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen. 4. TPI Composites (TPIC) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan, with an Outperform at Cowen, with a Buy at Canaccord, with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley, and with an Outperform at Raymond James. 5. Tableau (DATA) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/23/16
OPCO
09/23/16
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Outperform
Speculation suggests Imperva takeover in 'near sight,' says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Shaul Eyal is not surprised to see the list of potential Imperva (IMPV) buyer candidates mentioned in an article from Bloomberg, which includes Cisco (CSCO), IBM (IBM), Fortinet (FTNT), Akamai (AKAM), and privately held Forcepoint. The analyst envisions Imperva's product line aligning particularly well with Cisco's and IBM's given the recent drive by both to expand their security offerings. Eyal sees a potential price target ranging between $55-$60 if the speculation has any merit and sufficient interest from multiple bidders. Oppenheimer has an Outperform rating on Imperva's shares.
09/06/16
EVER
09/06/16
UPGRADE
Target $45
EVER
Buy
Intel upgraded to Buy from Hold at Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst C.J. Muse upgraded Intel (INTC) to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to $45 from $38. The chipmaker closed Friday up 6c to $36.08. Fears of a slowdown in its Server business and sustained weakness in PCs have led Intel shares to underperform peers thus far in 2016, Muse tells investors in a research note. The analyst expects the underperformance to change as the company's Data Center Group segment accelerates to 10%+plus growth in the second half of 2016. Further, Muse thinks Intel's "competitive moat remains" despite potential competition from ARM Holdings (ARMH) and IBM's (IBM) Power9 architecture. He sees 25% upside in Intel shares from current levels.
CSCO Cisco
$30.34

-0.7 (-2.26%)

09/19/16
IMPC
09/19/16
NO CHANGE
Target $190
IMPC
Outperform
Palo Alto win rates strong, can keep gaining share, says Imperial Capital
After meeting with Palo Alto Networks (PANW) management, Imperial Capital analyst Michael Kim noted that they highlighted their strong win rates when customers conduct head-to-head evaluations. Kim, who believes the company is gaining share in the network security market at the cost of Cisco (CSCO) and Check Point (CHKP), keeps an Outperform rating and $190 price target on Palo Alto shares.
09/14/16
DBAB
09/14/16
NO CHANGE
Target $37
DBAB
Buy
Cisco price target raised to $37 from $35 at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Vijay Bhagavath raised his price target for Cisco Systems to $37 from $35 after hosting the company at his firm's tech conference. The analyst sees "modestly improving demand trends" in cloud scale data center build outs and believes the company's October quarter guidance is de-risked. Bhagavath reiterates a Buy rating on Cisco.
10/10/16
UBSW
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
Target $35
UBSW
Buy
Consensus may be underestimating Cisco security growth, says UBS
UBS analyst Steven Milunovich said Cisco needs to grow its security business by double digits for the stock to outperform. He believes the company can do that and sees the Street underestimating its ability in security, citing the company's opportunity to leverage its network dominance and differentiate by providing a unified offering versus competitors' piecemeal parts. Milunovich reiterated his Buy rating and $35 price target on Cisco shares.

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