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MGI

MoneyGram

$15.67

0.03 (0.19%)

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Alibaba

$158.37

-0.4674 (-0.29%)

11:07
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MoneyGram takeover deal facing 'reluctance' at CFIUS, CTFN says

Alibaba (BABA) affiliate Ant Financial's agreement to buy MoneyGram (MGI) has been met with "reluctance" at the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS, said CTFN, citing an attorney close to the matter. Another CFIUS attorney added that there are questions about the MoneyGram/Ant Financial deal, the report added. Reference Link

MGI

MoneyGram

$15.67

0.03 (0.19%)

BABA

Alibaba

$158.37

-0.4674 (-0.29%)

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MGI MoneyGram
$15.67

0.03 (0.19%)

01/30/17
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01/30/17
DOWNGRADE
FLTL
Hold
MoneyGram downgraded to Hold from Buy at Feltl
Feltl downgraded MoneyGram following its deal to be acquired by Ant Financial for $13.25 per share.
03/14/17
RHCO
03/14/17
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Buy
SunTrust says buy Euronet on MoneyGram deal selloff
Euronet's (EEFT) $1.8B offer to acquire MoneyGram (MGI) is "superior in all ways" to Ant Financial's, which is owned by Alibaba (BABA), SunTrust analyst Andrew Jeffrey tells investors in a research note. He expects shares of Euronet to come under pressure this morning "as many investors simply do not like global remittance." Jeffrey recommends using the weakness to buy Euronet, however, as he feels the company has a differentiated franchise and superior management and growth strategy.
03/14/17
BTIG
03/14/17
NO CHANGE
BTIG
BTIG says Western Union positive reaction to MoneyGram news makes sense
BTIG analyst Mark Palmer said he believes the uptick in Western Union (WU) shares after the announcement of Euronet's (EEFT) offer to buy competitor MoneyGram (MGI) makes some sense as Euronet may be seen as less of a competitive threat than Alibaba's (BABA) Ant Financial, which previously struck a deal to buy MoneyGram, and the bid underscores the attractiveness and potential of the global remittance space. However, speculation that if Ant was unsuccessful in its effort to acquire MoneyGram it could look to acquire VeriFone (PAY) or Green Dot (GDOT) "makes less sense," said Palmer.
07/25/17
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07/25/17
NO CHANGE
DADA
Euronet would benefit if Moneygram deal blocked, says DA Davidson
After media outlets reported that the U.S. government could block the acquisition of Moneygram (MGI) by Alibaba's (BABA) Ant Financial, DA Davidson analyst Peter Heckmann indicates that such a development would help Euronet (EEFT). He notes that Euronet previously made an unsuccessful bid for Moneygram. He believes that if Euronet is able to acquire Moneygram, the deal would be "transformational" and " would provide visibility to attractive revenue and earnings growth into 2020". Conversely, if Ant acquires Moneygram, Euronet and Western Union (WU) could come under increased pressure, the analyst stated. He keeps a Buy rating on Euronet. .
BABA Alibaba
$158.37

-0.4674 (-0.29%)

07/03/17
DBAB
07/03/17
NO CHANGE
Target $201
DBAB
Buy
Alibaba price target raised to $201 from $158 at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Alan Hellawell raised his price target for Alibaba shares to $201 from $158 after spending two days with management in London. The stock closed Friday up 13c to $140.90. His new target reflects a roll forward to 2018 estimates. Management reflected on its ever-improving use of customer data, Hellawell tells investors in a research note. The analyst highlights Alibaba management's "undiminished belief" in the potential to monetize core commerce through better ad targeting and analytical support of the platform's merchants. It is clear that the company remains in the early stages of bringing together a wide range of behavioral data across multiple platforms to improve targeting for its brand-customers, Hellawell writes. He believes Alibaba's user engagement continues to grow and keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
07/17/17
UBSW
07/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $69
UBSW
Buy
Altaba price target raised to $69 from $58 at UBS
UBS analyst Eric Sheridan raised his price target on Altaba (AABA) to $69 from $58 following its transformation from Yahoo. The analyst said tax efficient structures could allow the company to monetize its Alibaba (BABA) and Yahoo Japan stakes and the possibility of a federal tax cut provides additional optionality for tax efficiency. Sheridan reiterated his Buy rating on Altaba shares.
08/02/17
LEHM
08/02/17
NO CHANGE
Target $180
LEHM
Overweight
Alibaba price target raised to $180 from $175 at Barclays
Barclays analyst Gregory Zhao raised his price target for Alibaba Group Holding to $180 saying development of the company's New Retail Strategy is "well on track." He expects further integration of Alibaba's online and offline resources with more HeMa stores being rolled out. The analyst also has a positive view on the company's core commerce segment. He keeps an Overweight rating on Alibaba.

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LMT

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XLE

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Logitech

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APLS

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FOXA

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