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MCD

McDonald's

$149.56

-1.9199 (-1.27%)

, SNAP

Snap

$18.11

0.0254 (0.14%)

11:35
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McDonald's plans to use Snapchat to draw younger job applicants, CNBC says

McDonald's (MCD) intends to hire 250,000 workers this summer and plans to utilize Snapchat (SNAP) as a way to draw in younger applicants, CNBC reports. Beginning Tuesday, Snapchat users will see 10-second video advertisements featuring the fast food giant's employees talking about their experiences within the restaurant, the report says. McDonald's first used Snapchat for such purposes in Australia this past April, the report notes. Reference Link

MCD

McDonald's

$149.56

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SNAP

Snap

$18.11

0.0254 (0.14%)

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MCD McDonald's
$149.56

-1.9199 (-1.27%)

05/25/17
BERN
05/25/17
NO CHANGE
BERN
McDonald's to benefit from loyalty program launch, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Sara Senatore says that McDonald's "high frequency occasion and soon-to-be best in class digital ordering capabilities" will make its loyalty program, due to be launched next year, more successful than those of "some other" restaurant chains. The analyst raised her fiscal 2018 estimates for the company and increased her price target to $170 from $160. She keeps an Outperform rating on the stock.
06/05/17
BARD
06/05/17
NO CHANGE
Target $164
BARD
Outperform
McDonald's price target raised to $164 from $150 at Baird
Baird analyst David Tarantino raised his price target on McDonald's to $164 from $150 as sees the company being well positioned to deliver standout operating performance in upcoming quarters. McDonald's should sustain a premium valuation based on its outlook and business model, said Tarantino, who reiterated his Outperform rating on the shares.
06/08/17
FBCO
06/08/17
NO CHANGE
Target $165
FBCO
Outperform
McDonald's price target raised to $165 from $157 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Jason West raised his Q2 U.S. same-store sales growth forecast for McDonald's to 3% from 2.5% after his checks with franchisees suggested that the brand's momentum is continuing. The analyst, who keeps an Outperform rating on McDonald's shares, raised his price target on the stock to $165 from $157.
06/08/17
MZHO
06/08/17
INITIATION
Target $168
MZHO
Buy
McDonald's initiated with a Buy at Mizuho
Mizuho initiated McDonald's with a Buy and a $168 price target.
SNAP Snap
$18.11

0.0254 (0.14%)

06/07/17
NOMU
06/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $14
NOMU
Reduce
Snap download trends deteriorated thus far in Q2, says Nomura Instinet
An analysis of app download data from SensorTower points to year-over-year deterioration in Snapchat download trends through the first two months of Q2, Nomura Instinet analyst Anthony DiClemente tells investors in an intraday research note titled "Snap Back Unlikely in 2Q." He points out that Facebook's (FB) Instagram downloads grew year-over-year in Q2, which the analyst believes suggests competitive pressures may be intensifying for Snap. For April and May, SensorTower has Snap worldwide downloads down 22%. DiClemente keeps a Reduce rating on the shares with a $14 price target. He lowered his 2017 earnings per share estimate for SNAP to ($3.24) from ($2.68) and revenue estimate to $842M from $953M. These estimates are well below the consensus. Snap in midday trading is down 73c to $19.63.
06/08/17
OPCO
06/08/17
NO CHANGE
Target $23
OPCO
Outperform
Oppenheimer checks show slower adoption by new advertisers for Snap
Oppenheimer analyst Jason Helfstein says his recent channel checks indicate strong growth in existing advertiser spend for Snap, but slower adoption by new advertisers due to platform-specific video ads, limited 3P data and brand safety concerns for user-generated story ads. As a result, the analyst removed $5M from this Q2 revenue estimate to reflect slower than expected advertiser adoption and added the same amount to his Q4 estimate. He expects all of the new advertiser headwinds to be solved over time. Snap's full roll-out of a self-service ad manager in July should accelerate new advertiser adoption in the second half of 2017, Helfstein tells investors in a research note. He keeps an Outperform rating on the shares with a $23 price target.
06/09/17
SBSH
06/09/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $20
SBSH
Neutral
Snap downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi
Citi analyst Mark May downgraded Snap to Neutral and cut his price target for the shares to $20 from $24. The camera company closed yesterday down 4% to $18.85. A slower than expected roll-out of new platforms and channels like self-serve is slowing down the pace of monetization growth, May tells investors in a research note. Further, he believes investors "may continue to be wary near term" of the company's user growth, which disappointed in Q1. The analyst adds that the IPO lock-up expiration in August will increase the stock available for sale by over 500% or 949M shares. He believes this could pressure the stock.
06/09/17
06/09/17
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. Snap (SNAP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Mark May saying a slower than expected roll-out of new platforms and channels like self-serve is slowing down the pace of monetization growth. 2. Domino's Pizza (DPZ) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Longbow with analyst Alton Stump saying his checks indicate second quarter domestic franchised comparables are up 6.25%-6.75%, versus consensus of 7.4%, and recommends investors take a pause on putting new money to work given recent share strength. 3. Nordstrom (JWN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim with analyst Michael Binetti saying he does not see much further upside potential, even in a leveraged buyout scenario. The analyst believes a going private buyer could only pay $46 per share to generate a 10% internal rate of return. 4. Cantel Medical (CMD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Benchmark with analyst Raymond Myers saying that he is increasingly concerned that its comparisons become tougher in the next two quarters. 5. Endo (ENDP) downgraded to Hold following Opana ER removal from market at Stifel with analyst Annabel Samimy saying Endo's recovery "just got harder" following the FDA's request for the company to voluntarily remove Opana ER from the market. 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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