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SFTBF

SoftBank

$85.00

0.29 (0.34%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$978.31

-31.96 (-3.16%)

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SoftBank reaches broad deal to combine Snapdeal, Flipkart, Nikkei says

SoftBank (SFTBF) has reached a deal to merge Flipkart with Snapdeal to more effectively compete with Amazon.com (AMZN), Nikkei Asian Review reports. SoftBank, which is Snapdeal's top stakeholder, has had discussions with Flipkart investors Microsoft (MSFT), eBay (EBAY), and Tencent (TCEHY), the report says. The Japanese telecommunications group, which is aiming to own 20% of the combined entity, intends to put in more money through its massive joint investment fund, the report says. Reference Link

SFTBF

SoftBank

$85.00

0.29 (0.34%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$978.31

-31.96 (-3.16%)

MSFT

Microsoft

$70.32

-1.63 (-2.27%)

EBAY

eBay

$34.94

-1.2 (-3.32%)

TCEHY

Tencent

$34.90

-0.72 (-2.02%)

  • 20

    Jun

SFTBF SoftBank
$85.00

0.29 (0.34%)

08/23/16
JPMS
08/23/16
UPGRADE
JPMS
Overweight
SoftBank upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Jun Tanabe upgraded SoftBank (SFTBF) to Overweight from Neutral and raised his price target on the stock to Y9,930 from Y6,500, citing improved earnings at Sprint (S), the growth in value of its stake in Alibaba (BABA), and the stability of cash flow in its domestic mobile business.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Square (SQ) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Scott Devitt saying he now feels more confident in the company's growth and profitability outlook and its competitive position following three quarters of consistent execution. 2. BHP Billiton (BHP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Christopher LaFemina saying he believes fundamentals have "clearly improved," citing supply that has declined in most cases and demand that has stabilized. 3. SoftBank (SFTBF) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Jun Tanabe citing improved earnings at Sprint (S), the growth in value of its stake in Alibaba (BABA), and the stability of cash flow in its domestic mobile business. 4. Allscripts (MDRX) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Leerink with analyst David Larsen saying he believes that the company's core fundamentals are improving "significantly." 5. Westlake Chemical (WLK) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Arun Viswanathan saying that the company's merger with Axiall (AXLL) "creates a new way to play chlor-alkali," as well as synergies. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/07/16
OPCO
12/07/16
NO CHANGE
Target $70
OPCO
Outperform
T-Mobile price target raised to $70 from $55 at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan raised his price target for T-Mobile (TMUS) to $70 from $55 as he views it as the best way to play the deregulatory/technology driven consolidation. The analyst notes that President-Elect Trump met with Masayoshi Son of SoftBank (SFTBF), who agreed to invest $50B in the U.S. Horan believes the meeting will likely be a precursor to a Sprint (S)/T-Mobile/Dish (DISH) merger to create a discounted quad-play service company. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on T-Mobile' shares, and points out that the company has improved its network and taken share from AT&T (T)/Verizon (VZ).
AMZN Amazon.com
$978.31

-31.96 (-3.16%)

06/06/17
WELS
06/06/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Amazon may be the next threat to drug pricing, says Wells Fargo
After CNBC recently reported that Amazon (AMZN) is considering going into the prescription pharmacy business in the U.S., Wells Fargo surveyed nearly 2,900 U.S. adults and found that 54% of those polled said they would use or would probably use "Amazon Pharmacy." While the e-commerce giant has not confirmed its U.S. pharmacy interest, if it did enter the market analyst David Maris believes it could see fast adoption and "usher in a new age of price transparency." Maris also wonders if pharmacy "may be just the beginning" and if Amazon eyes the "even larger prize" of fully integrated digital healthcare. Publicly traded large-cap pharmaceuticals companies include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Pfizer (PFE), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY). Publicly traded retail pharmacy operators include CVS Health (CVS), Walgreens (WBA), Fred's (FRED) and Rite Aid (RAD).
06/06/17
MAXM
06/06/17
NO CHANGE
Target $1300
MAXM
Buy
Maxim sees ten $1T categories open to Amazon, ups target to $1,300
Maxim analyst Tom Forte said that as consumers increasingly interact with Amazon in physical locations, "Amazon.com will become simply Amazon." Forte analyzed 18 market opportunities, including 14 that Amazon is already pursuing and four - credit, gas stations, pharmacy, and travel - that are new, and among them identified ten categories where the global total addressable market exceeds $1T. Given Amazon's opportunity to drive incremental sales growth and "further disrupt the retail sector," Forte raised his price target on the stock to $1,300 from $1,075 and keeps a Buy rating on the name.
06/07/17
MSCN
06/07/17
NO CHANGE
MSCN
Amazon.com Q2 revenues tracking below consensus, says MScience
06/12/17
PIPR
06/12/17
NO CHANGE
Target $1200
PIPR
Overweight
Amazon.com price target raised to $1,200 from $1,050 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson continues to believe that Amazon.com is the best positioned large cap internet platform for the next five-plus years. He raised his price target for the shares to $1,200 from $1,050 and reiterates an Overweight rating on the name. The stock closed Friday down $31.96, or 3%, to $978.31. An analysis of Google search trends indicates Amazon retail unit growth will likely see little to no deceleration in Q2 relative to the 24% growth experienced in Q1, Olson tells investors in a research note. He believes Amazon retail is tracking for an in-line quarter. The analyst reiterates an Overweight rating on the shares.
MSFT Microsoft
$70.32

-1.63 (-2.27%)

05/25/17
RBCM
05/25/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Microsoft named a favorite large cap software idea at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst MAtthew Hedberg named Microsoft one of his favorite large cap software ideas. The analyst expects the company to benefit from strong sales of its Azure and Office 365 products, as well as more efficient spending and increased commercial cloud margins.
05/23/17
MAXM
05/23/17
NO CHANGE
Target $41
MAXM
Buy
Nutanix pact with IBM potentially more powerful than Dell deal, says Maxim
Maxim analyst Nehal Chokshi said he views Nutanix' (NTNX) announcement of a multi-year initiative that will combine IBM's (IBM) P-series servers and Nutanix' Enterprise Cloud Platform as a "very significant mid-term positive." He believes the partnership gives IBM a powerful infrastructure software answer to VMware (VMW) and Microsoft (MSFT) and sees the relationship with the potential to be even more powerful than the Dell relationship that powered Nutanix' improving FY16 sales productivity and cash flow. Chokshi keeps a Buy rating on Nutanix but trimmed his price target to $41 from $42 to account for Dell siphoning Nutanix leads to VMware, as previously discussed.
05/15/17
BERN
05/15/17
NO CHANGE
BERN
Microsoft poised to benefit from cybersecurity developments, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Pierre Ferragu expects the WannaCry cyber attack to cause more companies to upgrade to newer versions of Microsoft's operating system, thereby benefiting the company. The analyst adds that the company could benefit from the federal government's inxreased usage of the cloud in the wake of President Trump's executive order on cybersecurity.
05/11/17
BMOC
05/11/17
NO CHANGE
BMOC
Microsoft statements positive, says BMO Capital
After attending Microsoft's Analyst Day, BMO Capital analyst Keith Bachman says that Microsoft's " tone and confidence on competencies, culture, products, and opportunities were very bullish." The analyst says that some of the company's comments indicate that its fiscal 2018 results could miss expectations, but he's more upbeat on the company's longer term outlook and thinks that its operating income will increase around 5% in fiscal 2018, enabling the stock's multiple to rise. He keeps a $75 price target and Outperform rating on the shares.
EBAY eBay
$34.94

-1.2 (-3.32%)

04/20/17
HDLY
04/20/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $38.5
HDLY
Long-Term Buy
eBay downgraded to Long-Term Buy from Buy at Hilliard Lyons
Hilliard Lyons analyst Stephen Turner downgraded eBay to Long-Term Buy from Buy, stating that the company's Q1 results were slightly ahead of his view while its Q2 guidance missed his forecast. However, he raised his price target on the shares to $38.50 from $36.
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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. Amazon.com (AMZN) downgraded to Peer Perform from Outperform at Wolfe Research with analyst Scott Mushkin saying shares are approaching his price target and he expects increasing competition through year-end. 2. Time Warner (TWX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Pivotal Research with analyst Brian Wieser saying shares are trading near the value of AT&T's (T) offering price. 3. Molson Coors (TAP) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen with analyst Vivien Azer citing expectations for persistent beer volume headwinds. The analyst believes alcohol consumption could be pressured for at least the next decade, partly due to increased cannabis use, and a contraction in the alcohol cycle. Azer said Molson is uniquely exposed to the increasingly vibrant and growing cannabis markets and notes there is an inverse relationship between cannabis use and alcohol consumption over time. 4. eBay (EBAY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Monness Crespi with analyst James Cakmak saying he sees insufficient upside to estimates to justify the lofty valuation. The analyst said the path to double-digit growth may be pushed out 2019 and limited potential to outperform topline expectations in 2017. Further, the analyst sees margin pressures from product mix towards StubHub and rising development spend for the backend, and limited opportunities for multiple expansion. 5. Ruth's Hospitality (RUTH) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James with analyst Brian Vaccaro citing valuation. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
06/05/17
FBCO
06/05/17
UPGRADE
Target $44
FBCO
Outperform
eBay upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Paul Bieber assumed coverage on eBay with an Outperform from a Neutral and raised its price target to $44 from $34 saying there are multiple paths to create value. The analyst said potential monetization of classified and/or Stubhub businesses could be worth $9.5B-$12.8B, 25%-35% of current enterprise value, potential Marketplace gross merchandise volume acceleration driven by structured data, uptake of promoted listing ads, and increased share repurchases.
06/05/17
06/05/17
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Yelp (YELP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Justin Post saying consensus estimates are achievable following the first quarter headline miss. The analyst sees improved quarterly net account adds ahead and improved execution driving shares higher. 2. Exxon Mobil (XOM) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Scotia Howard Weil with the firm saying recent weakness provides a buying opportunity for this defensive play within the oil patch. 3. eBay (EBAY) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst Paul Bieber assuming coverage on the stock while saying there are multiple paths to create value. 4. Gap (GPS) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer with analyst Anna Andreeva saying the shares are down 17% from last month's highs despite the retailer posting 12% earnings growth in the first quarter. 5. Outfront Media (OUT) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Loop Capital with analyst David Miller saying he believes the "reward outweighs the risk" with the shares down 17% over the past 15 weeks. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
TCEHY Tencent
$34.90

-0.72 (-2.02%)

03/28/17
LEHM
03/28/17
INITIATION
Target $34
LEHM
Overweight
Tencent initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Gregory Zhao initiated Tencent with an Overweight and a $34 price target.
04/18/17
BNCH
04/18/17
INITIATION
Target $140
BNCH
Benchmark initates China internet sector with positive bias
Benchmark analyst Fawne Jiang initiated coverage of China's internet sector, on which she is positive given her expectation for continued solid growth. Within the space, Tencent (TCEHY) and Alibaba (BABA) are her top platform picks; Weibo (WB) is her top social media play; Ctrip.com (CTRP) and China Lodging (HTHT) are her travel preferences; and TAL Education (TAL) and New Oriental Education (EDU) are her China education plays.
04/18/17
BNCH
04/18/17
INITIATION
BNCH
Buy
Tencent initiated with a Buy at Benchmark
Benchmark analyst Fawne Jiang initiated Tencent with a Buy rating and HK$285 price target.
05/18/17
RHCO
05/18/17
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Pandora could be acquired for $12 per share, says SunTrust
After The New York Post reported that merger talks between Pandora (P) and Sirius XM (SIRI) have resumed, SunTrust analyst Matthew Thornton says that Pandora can be acquired for a per share price of "$9+-$12+." He thinks that other suitors besides Sirius could include Tencent (TCEHY), Spotify, and Google (GOOG,GOOGL) However, the analyst adds that Pandora's new features have not impacted the company's fundamentals significantly, while the launch of its new products has been delayed. He cut his price target on the shares to $10.50 from $16 but kept a Buy rating on the stock.

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