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SFTBF

SoftBank

$80.70

-1.6 (-1.94%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$989.84

-2.43 (-0.24%)

06:06
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SoftBank's Vision Fund invests $1B in online sports retailer Fanatics, WSJ says

SoftBank Group (SFTBF) is investing $1B in online sports retailer Fanatics through its $100B Vision Fund, expected to close this month as part of funding round that will value the startup at S4.5B, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing people familiar with the matter. Fanatics, which is also being invested in by the NFL and MLB, has made licensing agreements with the NFL and others in an effort to compete with Amazon (AMZN). Reference Link

SFTBF

SoftBank

$80.70

-1.6 (-1.94%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$989.84

-2.43 (-0.24%)

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SFTBF SoftBank
$80.70

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OPCO
12/07/16
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Target $70
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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).
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UPGRADE

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.
08/23/16
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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.
AMZN Amazon.com
$989.84

-2.43 (-0.24%)

08/08/17
08/08/17
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Amazon.com (AMZN), Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL), and Facebook (FB) were reinstated with a Buy at Mizuho, while eBay (EBAY) and Twitter (TWTR) were reinstated with an Underperform. 2. Broadridge (BR) initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson. 3. Brighthouse Financial (BHF) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays. 4. Akcea Therapeutics (AKCA) WAS initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital and Cowen, an Outperform at Wells Fargo, as well as a Buy at Stifel. 5. Lockheed Martin (LMT) and Raytheon (RTN) were initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley, while Northrop Grumman (NOC) was initiated with an Equal Weight, and General Dynamics (GD) was initiated with an Underweight at the firm. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/08/17
08/08/17
INITIATION
Target $1250

Buy
Amazon.com reinstated with a Buy at Mizuho
As previously reported, Mizuho analyst James Lee reinstated Amazon with a Buy rating, stating that he sees the next pillar of growth likely coming from advertising through voice search to allow brands to sell directly to consumers. The analyst, who sees Amazon having many levers to harness its monetization potential, set a $1,250 price target on the stock.
08/08/17
MKMP
08/08/17
NO CHANGE
Target $1275
MKMP
Buy
Amazon price target raised to $1,275 from $1,095 at MKM Partners
MKM Partners analyst Rob Sanderson raised his revenue outlook for Amazon.com, noting that units fulfilled are growing much faster than commerce revenue and subscription revenue growth, a proxy for Prime adoption, grew by over 50% again in Q2. While he does not expect Amazon will generate meaningful profits anytime soon, he also believes investors have become "very comfortable" with the company's continued investments. Until investors can see a limit on growth opportunities, revenue growth and share gain will matter more than profitability, said Sanderson, who raised his price target on Amazon shares to $1,275 from $1,095.
08/08/17
WELS
08/08/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Food distributors outlook positive into June quarter results, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo says that sentiment on the food distributors has deteriorated due to worries about inflation and Amazon's (AMZN)possible entry into the space. However, the firm thinks that inflation is "a net positive" for the sector, while the three largest companies in the sector look set to benefit from share gains and M&A accretion. Wells is most upbeat on US Foods (USFD)and Sysco (SYY), citing reductions in their valuation and their efforts to increase volume and margins. Wells thinks the stocks have reached attractive entry points as it believes that investors are exaggerating the Amazon threat. It keeps Outperform ratings on US Foods and Sysco.

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Acorda Therapeutics

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Foot Locker

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JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$138.00

-0.87 (-0.63%)

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LIVN

LivaNova

$84.32

0.04 (0.05%)

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MNST

Monster Beverage

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0.17 (0.27%)

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MNST

Monster Beverage

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0.17 (0.27%)

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NQ

NQ Mobile

$4.05

-0.05 (-1.22%)

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ENSG

Ensign Group

$23.77

0.22 (0.93%)

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MRVL

Marvell

$20.29

0.03 (0.15%)

, CAVM

Cavium

$75.83

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CAVM

Cavium

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BKS

Barnes & Noble

$7.45

0.35 (4.93%)

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ARAY

Accuray

$4.80

-0.1 (-2.04%)

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GNUS

Genius Brands

$2.88

0.02 (0.70%)

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AIMT

Aimmune

$34.95

-0.33 (-0.94%)

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WOR

Worthington

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0.03 (0.07%)

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OTIV

On Track Innovations

$1.13

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Medidata

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PNTR

Pointer Telocation

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Beazer Homes

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OMI

Owens & Minor

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FIZZ

National Beverage

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