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Needham applauds BAMTech acquisition by Disney

Needham analyst Laura Martin is lowering her 2018 estimates for Disney (DIS), but applauds the BAMTech acquisition as a fast-pass way to escape the U.S. TV-bundle box, albeit expensive as the former said it would be modestly dilutive for 2 years. The analyst believes that every content company must follow CBS (CBS) into the direct-to-consumer channel business to maintain growth. Rather than build it, Disney bought this capability which should accelerate time to market, Martin adds. The analyst reiterates a Hold rating on Disney's shares.

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MSCO
08/09/17
NO CHANGE
Target $210
MSCO
Overweight
Netflix Overweight thesis remains intact, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne said Netflix's (NFLX) strategy to build its own vertically integrated global content brand will mitigate the loss of Disney (DIS). Swinburne expects some impact to Netflix's second half 2019 when Disney rolls off but said his Overweight thesis and $210 price target remain intact.
08/09/17
FBCO
08/09/17
NO CHANGE
Target $120
FBCO
Outperform
Disney price target lowered to $120 from $125 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Omar Sheikh lowered his price target for Disney to $120 from $125, while reiterating an Outperform rating on the shares. The analyst believes Disney's decision to shift its distribution strategy toward a direct to consumer model leans into the accelerating shifts in video consumption. Ahead is now a period when EPS/free cash flow growth will be diluted by investment, he notes, adding that he believes the company is laying the groundwork for a "stronger future strategically," not least by putting ESPN in a stronger position to successfully renew key sports rights in 2021/2022.
08/09/17
UBSW
08/09/17
NO CHANGE
Target $190
UBSW
Buy
UBS sees little to no impact to Netflix from Disney streaming service launch
UBS analyst Doug Mitchelson noted Disney (DIS) announced plans to launch its own streaming video service in 2019 and said it will not enter into any new licenses with Netflix (NFLX). Disney management has said they still view Netflix as a valuable partner, Mitchelson pointed out. The analyst sees little to no impact to Netflix, noting Disney's offerings will not launch for two years, Disney is adding original content, and he believes the streaming video marketplace will continue to grow. Mitchelson reiterated his Buy rating and $190 price target on Netflix shares.
08/09/17
JPMS
08/09/17
NO CHANGE
Target $130
JPMS
Overweight
Disney shares remain 'very attractive' at these levels, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Alexia Quadrani has a favorable view of Disney's direct-to-consumer initiative. Disney has one of the strongest portfolios of content in the industry, Quadrani tells investors in a post-earnings research note. She continues to find the shares "very attractive" at current levels and keeps an Overweight rating on the name with a $130 price target.
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07/10/17
JEFF
07/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $71
JEFF
Buy
CBS shares are undervalued, says Jefferies
CBS will be increasingly viewed as a multi-platform content creator rather than simply "the network," Jefferies analyst John Janedis tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes that CBS by 2020 will generate an incremental $2.00-plus per share in earnings from retrans, Showtime over-the-top and All Access. He views the stock as undervalued at current levels and keeps a Buy rating on the name with a $71 price target.
06/27/17
PIPR
06/27/17
NO CHANGE
Target $75
PIPR
Overweight
CBS profits should expand by 53% by 2020, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Stan Meyers says his analysis indicates CBS's profits should expand by 53% by 2020, with margins improving to 27% from 22%, as the company repositions itself as a content monetization engine versus its ad-dependent past. He notes that his estimates over the next four years are ahead of consensus. The analyst sees a "great entry point ahead of a number of catalysts" and keeps an Overweight rating on CBS shares with a $75 price target.
05/19/17
RBCM
05/19/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
CBS is predator and prey,' says RBC Capital
As the situation deteriorates for media companies due to accelerating cord cutting and weak ad trends, RBC Capital analyst Steven Cahall thinks that companies in the sector will look to consolidate.He believes that CBS (CBS) could buy Lionsgate (LGF.A,LGF.B) in a deal that would be 5% accretive and be viewed favorably by the market or the TV network could be acquired by Verizon (VZ). However, the analyst thinks the most likely scenario is an acquisition of Viacom (VIAB) by CBS.
05/15/17
LOOP
05/15/17
NO CHANGE
Target $76
LOOP
Buy
CBS in 'enviable position' ahead of upfront presentation, says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst David Miller noted that CBS will finish as the number one network in total viewers for the fourteenth time in fifteen years when the 2016-2017 broadcast season ends this month and that the company's flagship network has no "glaring weakness" within any day or day-part. This makes CBS the one broadcast or cable network that has real leverage over media buyers as "upfront" negotiations begin next week, said Miller, who keeps a Buy rating and $76 price target on CBS shares.

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