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GME

GameStop

$22.73

-1.99 (-8.05%)

, NTDOY

Nintendo

$25.85

-1.75 (-6.34%)

14:05
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14:05

GameStop says initial Nintendo Switch allotment reserved

GameStop (GME) announced Sunday that it has reserved all of its first allotment of Nintendo (NTDOY) Switch systems. On Friday, the retailer began taking reservations for the Nintendo Switch online and in stores. "The fact that this initial allotment has been completely reserved in a matter of a few days demonstrates gamers desire for this fun and revolutionary gaming system," remarked Bob Puzon, SVP of merchandising at GameStop. The $299.99 Switch will ship on its March 3 launch day.

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NTDOY

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-1.75 (-6.34%)

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01/13/17
MACQ
01/13/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $23
MACQ
Neutral
GameStop downgraded on core console game challenges at Macquarie
As previously reported, Macquarie downgraded GameStop (GME) to Neutral from Outperform and lowered its price target to $23 from $27. Analyst Ben Schachter said GameStop is "fighting" to diversify into new businesses as the core console game industry faces challenges and does not confidence that the company, or anyone can accurately forecast 2017 console market growth. Additionally, the analyst is more cautious on GameStop's near-term outlook due to lack of management credibility following recent revenue misses, concerns on used game demand if new games do not rebound, uncertain cash flow, growing Amazon (AMZN) competition, and limited insider buying.
01/13/17
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Nokia (NOK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord with analyst T. Michael Walkley downgrading Nokia after removing revenue from Apple (AAPL) from his model. The analyst cut his price target for the shares to $5.00 from $5.50. Given the recent lawsuit announcements between the two companies regarding licensing agreements, the analyst removed the "high-margin" Apple licensing revenue from Nokia's Technologies division estimates for 2017 and 2018. Further, Walkley does not expect meaningful 5G carrier investments until 2019 and an ongoing challenging macro spending environment through 2018. 2. Dollar General (DG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill with analyst Denise Chai saying higher gas prices and increased risk appetite into more cyclical retail stocks could weigh on the dollar store sector. The analyst lowered her price target to $81 from $87. 3. Zillow (Z, ZG) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Brian Nowak citing valuation. 4. GameStop (GME) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie with analyst Ben Schachter saying GameStop is "fighting" to diversify into new businesses as the core console game industry faces challenges and does not confidence that the company, or anyone can accurately forecast 2017 console market growth. Additionally, the analyst is more cautious on GameStop's near-term outlook due to lack of management credibility following recent revenue misses, concerns on used game demand if new games do not rebound, uncertain cash flow, growing Amazon (AMZN) competition, and limited insider buying. The analyst lowered his price target to $23 from $27. 5. Advance Auto Parts (AAP) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy while Ritchie Bros. (RBA) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
01/13/17
BARD
01/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $24
BARD
Outperform
GameStop holiday results reflect 'weaker category trends,' says Baird
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian says GameStop holiday results reflect "weaker category trends." Consistent with his prior field checks, the analyst notes that Black Friday/Thanksgiving-weekend promotions were heavier than anticipated, reflecting slow category sales of both hardware and software. Additionally, while growth trends somewhat improved in December, store traffic did not improve to the degree necessary to offset the November shortfall, he contended. Sebastian reiterated an Outperform rating on the stock, but lowered his price target on the shares to $24 from $25.
01/13/17
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01/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $23
PIPR
Neutral
Piper says GameStop dips after holiday report historically followed by rebounds
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson notes that, in the past, GameStop's holiday comp report has "consistently been a source of weakness for the stock," as is the case again today. However, he adds that following the holiday report has historically been an opportune time to buy as the shares have shown short-term rebounds in the past. Olson maintains his Neutral rating and $23 price target on GameStop shares.
NTDOY Nintendo
$25.85

-1.75 (-6.34%)

10/20/16
BARD
10/20/16
NO CHANGE
Target $40
BARD
Outperform
GameStop gets another tailwind from Nintendo 'Switch' launch, says Baird
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian noted Nintendo (NTDOY) unveiled its "Switch" home/portable hybrid device, revealing it will use physical cartridges for its games, which he sees as a potential positive for retailers like GameStop (GME). While Sebastian expects fairly modest unit sales for Nintendo next year, he added that new hardware launches are important revenue drivers for GameStop's video game business. The analyst keeps an Outperform rating and $40 price target on GameStop shares.
10/24/16
JEFF
10/24/16
NO CHANGE
Target $80
JEFF
Buy
Nintendo could be worth $320M/year for NVIDIA, says Jefferies
Nintendo (NTDOY) announced that it has selected NVIDIA's Tegra processors to power its new home gaming system, Switch, Jefferies analyst Mark Lipacis tells investors in a research note. The analyst estimates the win to be a $200M-$320M annual opportunity for NVIDIA near term. Lipacis sees 11c-16c of potential earnings per share upside in 2017 and reiterates a Buy rating on NVIDIA.
10/26/16
NEED
10/26/16
NO CHANGE
Target $150
NEED
Strong Buy
Needham recommends buying Apple on Pokemon Go, Samsung upside
Following Apple's (AAPL) Q4 results, Needham analyst Laura Martin notes that iPhone revenue rose driven in part by Samsung's (SSNLF) Galaxy Note 7 imploding in September and estimates $10B-$20B of brand value transfers to Apple during the next adoption cycle owing to Samsung's poor handling of the replacement, recall and ultimate discontinuation of the Note 7. Of the company's extra services revenue quarter over quarter, the analyst's channel checks indicate that Niantic and Nintendo's (NTDOY) Pokemon Go represented much of the growth. Martin reiterates a Strong Buy and $150 price target on Apple's shares.
01/10/17
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01/10/17
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