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AMZN

Amazon.com

$995.17

7.46 (0.76%)

, WFM

Bought by AMZN

$43.22

0.54 (1.27%)

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19:05

Amazon: Will take long-term approach to Whole Foods capital outlays

According to a transcript published by Whole Foods (WFM) of a June 16 townhall discussing the company's acquisition by Amazon (AMZN), Amazon global consumer chief Jeff Wilke stated: "Jeff Bezos' first letter to the shareholders in 1997 lays out a bunch of principles for how we think about the long-run versus the short-run. And in that letter, it says, 'Given the choice between short-term, quarterly profit and long-term cash flow that we can invest in ways that we think are smart and that customers will love, we're gonna choose the cash flows every time.' This is the way we will approach the investments that we make together in Whole Foods. We will think about the long run. We'll think about customers."

AMZN

Amazon.com

$995.17

7.46 (0.76%)

WFM

Bought by AMZN

$43.22

0.54 (1.27%)

AMZN Amazon.com
$995.17

7.46 (0.76%)

06/19/17
PIVT
06/19/17
NO CHANGE
Target $32
PIVT
Sell
Amazon could renegotiate or terminate United Natural contract, says Pivotal
Pivotal Research analyst Ajay Jain said regardless of the change of control provisions under United Natural Foods' (UNFI) contract with Whole Foods (WFM), there is no way to characterize the acquisition by Amazon (AMZN) as a non-event. Based on Albertson's United Foods contract cancellation in 2015, the analyst believes it will not be difficult for Amazon to renegotiate or terminate the United Natural Foods contract, if it so pleases. Jain said Whole Foods has more leverage over United Natural and the ability to demand further pricing concessions and will have more control over the supply chain through Amazon, making it unlikely the current agreement is truly binding. Jain rates United Natural Foods a Sell with a $32 price target.
06/19/17
KEYB
06/19/17
NO CHANGE
KEYB
Wal-Mart outlook still positive after Whole Foods deal, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc says that Wal-Mart (WMT) stock should be bought in the wake of the Whole Foods (WFM) deal, as the firm remains confident in Wal-Mart's ability to achieve 5%-9% earnings growth in fiscal 2018. The analyst says that the market shares of both Amazon and Wal-Mart have room to grow, and it believes that Amazon will continue to skew towards upper class Americans in the wake of the Whole Foods deal. The firm keeps a $90 price target and an Outperform rating on Wal-Mart.
06/19/17
RBCM
06/19/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Food retailers, distributors weakness overdone, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Bill Kirk says that the weakness in food retailers and distributors in reaction to Amazon's (AMZN) acquisition of Whole Foods (WFM) was overdone. The analyst says he doesn't expect Amazon to "drastically change" the prices in Whole Foods' physical stores. Instead, he expects it to exploit the company's brand through Prime and its "high-population density real estate." Other food retailers include Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) and Kroger (KR), while Smart & Final Stores (SFS) and Supervalu (SVU) are food distributors.
06/19/17
RBCM
06/19/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Amazon.com logistics to get boost from Whole Foods deal, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Mark Mahaney says that the acquisition of Whole Foods (WFM) will provide Amazon (AMZN) with "shipping-to-home logistics" opportunities and " a way to increase the utilization of its delivery capacity."
WFM Bought by AMZN
$43.22

0.54 (1.27%)

06/19/17
PIVT
06/19/17
UPGRADE
Target $42
PIVT
Hold
Whole Foods upgraded to Hold from Sell at Pivotal Research
06/19/17
RBCM
06/19/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Wal-Mart, Costco could be hurt by Whole Foods deal, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Scot Ciccarelli warns that Wal-Mart (WMT) and Costco (COST) could be hurt by the Whole Foods deal. The analyst says that "combining Whole Foods' high-end reputation with a logistics juggernaut like Amazon is clearly a danger" to Costco and Walmart. He thinks that Whole Foods could extend the hours in which it allows customers to buy products online and pick them up in stores, and he thinks that food delivery could become much more popular in the wake of the deal. He notes that Wal-Mart has spent a great deal of time and money on "improving its fresh and omni-channel offerings." The analyst says that Costco will be more protected due to what he sees as its "differentiated retail experience."

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