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TWTR

Twitter

$16.41

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Alphabet

$791.26

-3.3 (-0.42%)

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18:28

Twitter detects technical error due to product update to Android clients

Twitter (TWTR) said in a blog post that it discovered a technical error due to a Twitter product update to Android (GOOG) clients that affected some video ad campaigns from November 7 to December 12. "The issue has been fixed but we wanted to share more details on what the impact was to our advertising partners," the company said. "Once we discovered the issue, we resolved it and communicated the impact to affected partners. Given this was a technical error, not a policy or definition issue, we are confident it has been resolved. We will continue to monitor our systems to proactively identify issues. We value our customers' trust in our service and will continue to provide support and transparency in our partnership." Reference Link

TWTR

Twitter

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GOOG

Alphabet

$791.26

-3.3 (-0.42%)

GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

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-2.52 (-0.31%)

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TWTR Twitter
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DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. CBS (CBS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital with analyst Daniel Salmon citing valuation and his belief that the shares will soon begin to trade based on a potential deal with Viacom (VIA, VIAB). 2. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Tiffany Kanaga saying the Abercrombie brand turnaround is yet to gain traction. 3. Twitter (TWTR) downgraded to Negative from Mixed at OTR Global. 4. HP Inc. (HPQ) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies with analyst James Kisner citing valuation and secular challenges for the downgrade. 5. First Solar (FSLR) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie with analyst Gurpreet Gujral citing a lack of catalysts after the company canceled the Series 5 product that was originally scheduled to launch in 2017. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/16/16
CLVD
12/16/16
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CLVD
Facebook pricing feedback positive, Twitter's negative, says Cleveland Research
Cleveland Research analyst Kevin Rottinghaus said Facebook's (FB) pricing appears to be increasing while feedback on Twitter's (TWTR) pricing is "universally negative in our research" with budgets moving elsewhere. The analyst said he remains positive on Facebook, adding that Twitter remains his "least favorite idea" in the digital advertising channel. Rottinghaus added that he is hearing "mixed" feedback on Google (GOOG), with some concerns over competition and continued rising price and costs in Search.
12/21/16
RHCO
12/21/16
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Twitter departures 'can be disruptive,' says SunTrust
After Twitter announced that its CTO was leaving the company, SunTrust analyst Rodney Hull notes that several other top executives have left Twitter in the last month. The analyst says that "this level of turnover can be disruptive to morale and product execution." He is worried that the company could suffer other executive departures. Hull reiterates an $18 price target and a Hold rating on the stock.
12/21/16
LOOP
12/21/16
NO CHANGE
Target $16
LOOP
Hold
Loop Capital calls executive turnover at Twitter 'endemic'
After Twitter's CTO Adam Messinger and VP of Product Josh McFarland each tweeted yesterday that they are leaving the company, Loop Capital analyst Blake Harper says high levels of executive turnover at the company have been "endemic" since its founding. Yesterday's news is disappointing for investors looking for some stability and increased pace of innovation, Harper tells investors in a research note. On the positive side, he notes that Twitter was able to get a new product head, Keith Coleman, through an acqui-hire transaction earlier this month. Harper believes Twitter's valuation already reflects its upside and take-out potential. The analyst keeps a Hold rating on the shares with a $16 price target. The stock closed yesterday at $17.92.
GOOG Alphabet
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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. Apple (AAPL) assumed with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray with analyst Michael Olson assumes coverage of Apple from the departing analyst Gene Munster and keeps an Overweight rating on the shares with a $155 price target. 2. Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) initiated with a Neutral at Cleveland Research. 3. Clorox (CLX) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital. 4. Biogen (BIIB) initiated with a Neutral at Cantor. 5. Ulta Beauty (ULTA) initiated at BMO Capital. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/21/16
AGIS
12/21/16
INITIATION
Target $980
AGIS
Buy
Alphabet initiated with a Buy at Aegis
Aegis analyst Victor Anthony started Alphabet with a Buy rating and $980 price target. The analyst expects the stock to work through concerns over tough revenue comps and the prospect of margin pressures at the core Google segment.
12/21/16
ROTH
12/21/16
NO CHANGE
Target $25.5
ROTH
Buy
MINDBODY integration with Google incremental positive, says Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Darren Aftahi believes MINDBODY's (MB) integration with Google's (GOOG; GOOGL) "reserve with Google" should raise the awareness of the company's brand, its subscriber's businesses, and adds another partnership catalyst to the stock in 2017. Further, the analyst says the eventual integration into Google Maps could be material given its 1B users and continued vertical integration of services. This deal could also open the door for other partnerships for local services, including a company like Facebook (FB), he adds. Aftahi reiterated a Buy rating on MINDBODY's stock and raised his price target on the shares to $25.50 from $23.50.
GOOGL Alphabet Class A
$809.68

-2.52 (-0.31%)

12/21/16
NORL
12/21/16
NO CHANGE
NORL
Google using MINDBODY's on-line booking platform for fitness, says Northland
Northland said MINDBODY's (MB) management confirmed Google (GOOGL) is utilizing its on-line booking platform and payment processing platform to fill fitness appointments. Management did not provide specific details regarding revenue share but the firm believes the deal is similar in concept to the agreement with Under Armour (UA) and should create long-term value as the Eco-System grows.

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