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ATVI

Activision Blizzard

$60.32

1.52 (2.59%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$995.17

7.46 (0.76%)

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Twitch, Blizzard announce two-year livestream collaboration

Amazon's (AMZN) videogame-focused livestream platform Twitch and Activision Blizzard's (ATVI) Blizzard Entertainment announced a two-year worldwide collaboration that includes third-party live streaming rights to select Blizzard esports content as well as special game content for Twitch Prime subscribers. "Through this collaboration, Twitch will have the third-party rights for streaming many of Blizzard's biggest esports events through 2018... In addition, Twitch Prime gamers will rake in several stellar perks for their favorite Blizzard games. As the first part of this landmark license deal, Blizzard is licensing third-party streaming-platform rights to Twitch for a range of Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, and Overwatch esports content," the companies said.

ATVI

Activision Blizzard

$60.32

1.52 (2.59%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$995.17

7.46 (0.76%)

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ATVI Activision Blizzard
$60.32

1.52 (2.59%)

06/15/17
UBSW
06/15/17
NO CHANGE
UBSW
Video games industry undergoing significant shift in model, says UBS
UBS analyst Eric Sheridan said the video games industry is undergoing a significant transition from a hit driven business to a media consumption model where monetization is layered on top of prolonged engagement with key franchises driven by increased digital full game downloads, increased digital content, and consumer intent. The analyst increased free cash flow multiples to reflect the industry shift from a licensing model to a subscription model. Sheridan raised his price target on Activision Blizzard (ATVI) to $67 from $60, on Electronic Arts (EA) to $132 from $112, and on Zynga (ZNGA) to $4.80 from $3.50.
06/09/17
PIPR
06/09/17
NO CHANGE
PIPR
May NPD video game software sales dropped 21%, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson says May NPD video game software sales were down 21% year-over-year due to difficult compares to prior year launches. Top titles for the month included Nintendo's (NTDOY) Mario Kart 8 and Injustice 2 from Warner Bros. Interactive, Olson tells investor in a research note. He remains comfortable with his estimates and keeps Overweight ratings on Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Electronic Arts (EA) and Take-Two (TTWO).
06/07/17
MSCO
06/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $67
MSCO
Overweight
Activision Blizzard at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak materially raised Activision Blizzard' cash flow expectations and increased its price target to $67 from $57 to reflect accelerating digital download trends. Nowak said the shift to digital is a secular tailwind given game downloads have approximately 20% higher margins than physical sales and extra content has margins that are even higher. The analyst expects downloads to increase 45-50%+ in the next 5 years versus 30% today and extra content to increase as well and increased his long-term cash flow estimate for 2022-2025 by an average of 13% and said the Street hasn't caught up. Nowak views Activision shares as undervalued relative to cash flow growth and reiterates his Overweight rating.
05/12/17
PIPR
05/12/17
NO CHANGE
PIPR
April NPD video game software sales rose 9%, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson notes April NPD video game software sales were up 9% year-over-year, helped by the launch of Nintendo's (NTDOY) Switch console Top titles for the month included Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: Breadth of the Wild and Mario Kart 8, Olson tells investors in a research note. The April numbers are less material since Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and Electronic Arts (EA) recently announced guidance for the June quarter, the analyst adds. He keeps an Overweight rating on those two names along with Take-Two Interactive (TTWO).
AMZN Amazon.com
$995.17

7.46 (0.76%)

06/20/17
LOOP
06/20/17
NO CHANGE
Target $45
LOOP
Hold
Amazon buying RH a 'future possibility,' says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Anthony Chukumba believes Amazon.com (AMZN) acquiring RH (RH) is a "future possibility." The tech giant's acquisition of Whole Foods (WFM) shows a willingness to acquire traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, Chukumba tells investors in a research note titled "Should Amazon Acquire RH?" A potential takeover by Amazon is a not a compelling reason to buy RH, but the possibility of a deal could provide a "floor" on the stock, the analyst argues. At a $70 per share RH takeover price, the analyst sees the deal being 15c, or 1.4%, accretive to the current consensus FY18 diluted earnings per share estimate for Amazon. Amazon could afford to "pay significantly more" for RH and still have the deal be earnings accretive, Chukumba contends. He maintains a Hold rating on RH with a $45 price target. The home furnishings retailer closed yesterday at $53.47.
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.

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ARQL

ArQule

$1.17

0.03 (2.63%)

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NewLink Genetics

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ArQule

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NLNK

NewLink Genetics

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BLUE

bluebird bio

$112.00

-6.5 (-5.49%)

XLRN

Acceleron

$34.10

0.15 (0.44%)

BLCM

Bellicum Pharmaceuticals

$13.39

-0.59 (-4.22%)

CRSP

CRISPR Therapeutics

$16.44

0.3 (1.86%)

AGIO

Agios Pharmaceuticals

$59.18

1.76 (3.07%)

CELG

Celgene

$134.31

0.63 (0.47%)

STML

Stemline

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0.6 (7.06%)

CTIX

Cellceutix

KPTI

Karyopharm

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0.01 (0.10%)

RARX

RA Pharmaceuticals

$23.01

0.01 (0.04%)

CDTX

Cidara Therapeutics

$6.70

-0.2 (-2.90%)

GBT

Global Blood Therapeutics

$29.85

0.6 (2.05%)

PTLA

Portola Pharmaceuticals

$56.06

17.81 (46.56%)

TGTX

TG Therapeutics

$11.95

-0.05 (-0.42%)

VSTM

Verastem

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HIMX

Himax

$8.17

-0.02 (-0.24%)

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ANTM

Anthem

$190.17

-3.19 (-1.65%)

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SVU

Supervalu

$2.94

-0.04 (-1.34%)

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GILD

Gilead

$70.52

0.04 (0.06%)

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SONA

Southern National Bancorp

$17.21

0.11 (0.64%)

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Eastern Virginia Bankshares

$11.01

0.14 (1.29%)

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Southern National Bancorp

$17.21

0.11 (0.64%)

EVBS

Eastern Virginia Bankshares

$11.01

0.14 (1.29%)

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IAC

IAC

$104.84

0.3 (0.29%)

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EGL

Engility

$27.37

0.26 (0.96%)

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ADM

Archer Daniels

$41.16

0.13 (0.32%)

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VOYA

Voya Financial

$35.24

0.03 (0.09%)

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IBTX

Independent Bank

$54.85

-1.1 (-1.97%)

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Triumph Bancorp

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Independent Bank

$54.85

-1.1 (-1.97%)

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Triumph Bancorp

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WUBA

58.com

$43.30

0.87 (2.05%)

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FOXA

21st Century Fox

$27.19

0.22 (0.82%)

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Lionsgate

$25.38

0.34 (1.36%)

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21st Century Fox

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LGF.B

Lionsgate

$25.38

0.34 (1.36%)

DIS

Disney

$104.36

0.14 (0.13%)

VIAB

Viacom

$34.11

-0.01 (-0.03%)

LGF.A

Lionsgate

$27.07

0.31 (1.16%)

VIA

Viacom

$39.15

0.1 (0.26%)

SNE

Sony

$38.52

0.11 (0.29%)

FOX

21st Century Fox

$26.93

0.3 (1.13%)

TWX

Time Warner

$99.70

0.3 (0.30%)

CMCSA

Comcast

$39.50

-0.44 (-1.10%)

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Comcast

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NVUS

Novus Therapeutics

$6.00

-0.04 (-0.66%)

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IDXG

Interpace Diagnostics

$0.88

0.03 (3.53%)

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MNR

Monmouth Real Estate

$14.95

0.26 (1.77%)

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ARCW

ARC Group

$3.55

0.15 (4.41%)

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PAVM

PAVmed

$4.41

-0.08 (-1.78%)

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MFSF

MutualFirst Financial

$36.15

0.9 (2.55%)

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CSCO

Cisco

$32.10

0.25 (0.78%)

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SITO

SITO Mobile

$3.66

0.02 (0.55%)

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SITO Mobile chairman Paul Pressler resigns »

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REGN

Regeneron

$517.33

-9.2 (-1.75%)

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Celgene

$134.31

0.63 (0.47%)

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Regeneron

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CELG

Celgene

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GILD

Gilead

$70.54

0.06 (0.09%)

BIIB

Biogen

$280.32

-0.25 (-0.09%)

VRTX

Vertex

$133.50

-2.03 (-1.50%)

AMGN

Amgen

$172.50

-1.32 (-0.76%)

ABBV

AbbVie

$72.64

-0.54 (-0.74%)

ALXN

Alexion

$126.07

-0.16 (-0.13%)

BA

Boeing

$202.23

2.79 (1.40%)

ORCL

Oracle

$50.95

0.65 (1.29%)

EQT

EQT Corporation

$56.19

4.16 (8.00%)

RICE

Rice Energy

$25.65

1.62 (6.74%)

SYK

Stryker

$141.12

-0.1 (-0.07%)

NVDQ

Novadaq

$11.78

-0.02 (-0.17%)

PRXL

Parexel

$86.80

-0.31 (-0.36%)

LH

LabCorp

$151.62

1.28 (0.85%)

ICLR

ICON plc

$96.37

-0.26 (-0.27%)

NKE

Nike

$52.85

0.45 (0.86%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,003.74

2.44 (0.24%)

INTC

Intel

$34.19

-0.17 (-0.49%)

AMD

AMD

$14.15

-0.23 (-1.60%)

LZB

La-Z-Boy

$32.30

0.7 (2.22%)

RHT

Red Hat

$99.42

0.54 (0.55%)

AAL

American Airlines

$48.63

-0.34 (-0.69%)

HCA

HCA Holdings

$86.24

0.1 (0.12%)

LPNT

LifePoint

$65.50

-1.6 (-2.38%)

THC

Tenet

$18.52

-0.38 (-2.01%)

SCS

Steelcase

$13.65

-0.45 (-3.19%)

ACN

Accenture

$122.74

0.66 (0.54%)

BBBY

Bed Bath & Beyond

$29.65

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BBRY

BlackBerry

$9.71

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BAC

Bank of America

$22.82

-0.11 (-0.48%)

C

Citi

$63.41

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GS

Goldman Sachs

$217.19

-2.58 (-1.17%)

JPM

JPMorgan

$86.86

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MS

Morgan Stanley

$43.69

-0.92 (-2.06%)

WFC

Wells Fargo

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Moody's raises Greece rating to Caa2 from Caa3, outlook to positive from stable »

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CFCO

CF Corporation

$11.42

-0.04 (-0.35%)

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AK Steel

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U.S. Steel

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U.S. Steel

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PTLA

Portola Pharmaceuticals

$56.13

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BAC

Bank of America

$22.82

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C

Citi

$63.41

-0.21 (-0.33%)

GS

Goldman Sachs

$217.19

-2.58 (-1.17%)

JPM

JPMorgan

$86.86

-0.16 (-0.18%)

MS

Morgan Stanley

$43.69

-0.92 (-2.06%)

WFC

Wells Fargo

$52.45

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SNCR

Synchronoss

$16.24

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BBBY

Bed Bath & Beyond

$29.65

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BBRY

BlackBerry

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