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SBGI

Sinclair Broadcast

$31.50

0.1 (0.32%)

, TRCO

Tribune Media

$40.59

-0.21 (-0.51%)

08:56
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Fox-ION 'rumors' most likely a negotiating tactic, says Benchmark

Benchmark analyst Daniel Kurnos highlighted a "slew" of "inconsistencies" that make him skeptical of last week's "unsubstantiated rumor published by Bloomberg" regarding Fox (FOXA) potentially forming a JV with ION and pulling all of its affiliate agreements from Sinclair (SBGI), concluding in a note to investors that this was "just another negotiating tactic by the network." Fox's "cozy" agreements with Tribune (TRCO) may get disrupted by Sinclair's acquisition, added Kurnos, who has a Buy rating on Sinclair shares.

SBGI

Sinclair Broadcast

$31.50

0.1 (0.32%)

TRCO

Tribune Media

$40.59

-0.21 (-0.51%)

FOXA

21st Century Fox

$28.20

-0.26 (-0.91%)

FOX

21st Century Fox

$27.84

-0.22 (-0.78%)

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SBGI Sinclair Broadcast
$31.50

0.1 (0.32%)

05/12/17
WELS
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WELS
Sinclair Broadcast 'weakness completely unwarranted,' says Wells Fargo
After Sinclair (SBGI) announced that it had agreed to buy Tribune Media (TRCO) on May 8 and Tribune's stock fell over 5% since then, Wells Fargo calls Tribune's weakness "completely unwarranted." The firm says that the deal is significantly accretive to Sinclair's free cash flow. It adds that Sinclair is outperforming its peers in advertising ,while its leverage could drop to four times by 2018. Wells keeps an Outperform rating on Sinclair.
05/04/17
WELS
05/04/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Sinclair Broadcast weakness overdone, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo blamed the decline in Sinclair's (SBGI) stock on what it sees as the company's "soft" Q2 guidance and Time Warner's (TWX) comments about soft national ad trends. However, Wells says that Sinclair's reiteration of its 2017-2018 free cash flow guidance and "continued diversification" are more important. Wells says that the stock's weakness is overdone and keeps an Outperform rating on the stock.
05/08/17
WELS
05/08/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Outperform
Wells Fargo likes Sinclair's acquisition of Tribune Media
Wells Fargo analyst Marci Ryvicker likes Sinclair Broadcast's acquisition of Tribune Media (TRCO). The deal was done at a "very attractive" multiple and is "clearly accretive" to free cash flow, Ryvicker tells investors in a research note. Applying 40% of free cash flow accretion per share, the analyst arrives at a "fair market value" price for Sinclair of $55 per share. The stock in early trading is up $1.12 to $38.08.
06/02/17
SPHN
06/02/17
NO CHANGE
SPHN
Overweight
Regulatory uncertainty may cause volatility for Sinclair, Tribune, says Stephens
Stephens analyst Kyle Evans noted that a federal court has temporarily delayed effectiveness of the FCC's decision to reinstate the UHF discount, which he said is critical for Sinclair Broadcast's (SBGI) deal to acquire Tribune Media (TRCO). The deal could be jeopardized if the court permanently blocked the UHF discount and regulatory uncertainty may cause volatility in the stocks, said Evans. The analyst reiterates his Overweight rating and $46 price target on Sinclair shares.
TRCO Tribune Media
$40.59

-0.21 (-0.51%)

04/20/17
WELS
04/20/17
DOWNGRADE
WELS
Market Perform
Tribune Media downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Marci Ryvicker downgraded Tribune Media to Market Perform saying she no longer believes the company is going to be sold at a share price materially higher than current levels. Ryvicker lowered her estimates to reflect a tougher Q1 and cut her price target range for the shares to $38-$40 from $40-$44.
FOXA 21st Century Fox
$28.20

-0.26 (-0.91%)

07/25/17
OTRG
07/25/17
DOWNGRADE
OTRG
Mixed
21st Century Fox downgraded to Mixed from Positive at OTR Global
OTR Global downgraded 21st Century Fox to Mixed from Positive
07/14/17
WELS
07/14/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Nexstar Fox deal positive, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo says the market is failing to fully appreciate Nexstar's (NXST) deal with 21st Century Fox (FOXA). The analyst says that the OTT master agreement within the deal was positive and removes an overhang on Nexstar. Wells says that the company's management "is doing everything right," and it recommends buying the stock now.
06/26/17
SBSH
06/26/17
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Buy
21st Century Fox valuation discount to peers is 'odd,' says Citi
Citi analyst Jason Bazinet calls 21st Century Fox's (FOXA) valuation discount to peers like Scripps Networks (SNI) and Discovery (DISCA) "odd." Fox is both structurally better positioned than peers and has less advertising exposure, Bazinet tells investors in a research note. He believes 2018 consensus estimates for the company are "fairly achievable" and keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
08/01/17
FBCO
08/01/17
NO CHANGE
Target $37
FBCO
Outperform
21st Century Fox, Sky deal to take longer to clear, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Omar Sheikh continues to believe the Sky (SKYAY) transaction will eventually receive full regulatory approval, but highlights there is an elevated risk to the deal if it is referred to the CMA, and at best an extended period before it gets cleared. Meanwhile, he believes the 2018 21st Century Fox (FOXA) organic equity story looks compelling, and reiterates an Outperform rating and $37 price target on the shares.
FOX 21st Century Fox
$27.84

-0.22 (-0.78%)

04/26/17
FBCO
04/26/17
NO CHANGE
Target $37
FBCO
Outperform
Hulu stake could be for sale this year, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Omar Sheikh notes that Comcast (CMCSA; CMCSK) will be free to sell its 30% stake in Hulu from the end of 2017. The analyst believes there is a $100B domestic revenue opportunity for targeted TV advertising long-term, which vertically integrated networks/distributors will be in a strong position to exploit. Therefore, Sheikh argues that it would make sense for 21st Century Fox (FOX; FOXA) to acquire Comcast's stake in Hulu, if it becomes available, subject to valuation and appropriate programming supply agreements. He reiterates an Outperform rating and $37 price target on 21st Century Fox's shares.
04/04/17
PIVT
04/04/17
NO CHANGE
Target $36
PIVT
Buy
Boycotts of O'Reilly Factor likely manageable for now, says Pivotal Research
Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser said advertiser boycotts of O'Reilly Factor are likely manageable and only slightly negative at this time, but added that a more significant concern is the potential for this to impact Ofcom's "fit and proper" test related to Fox's (FOXA) proposed takeover of Sky (SKYAY). Wieser, who views the Sky acquisition as a favorable strategic combination, would sees the U.K. regulator not allowing the transaction to proceed as a negative. However, he keeps a Buy rating and $36 price target on Fox shares.

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Twitter

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