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CHTR

Charter

$389.75

8.73 (2.29%)

, ATCEY

Altice

09:47
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09:47

Charter up 3% in early trading after Faber report on Altice, SoftBank interest

CHTR

Charter

$389.75

8.73 (2.29%)

ATCEY

Altice

SFTBF

SoftBank

$80.70

-1.6 (-1.94%)

  • 14

    Aug

CHTR Charter
$389.75

8.73 (2.29%)

08/07/17
RBCM
08/07/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Charter price target raised to $420 from $356 at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Jonathan Atkin raised his price target on Charter as he says the company reported "strong" Q2 results, driven by improving subscriber trends. He remains upbeat on the company's outlook due to its synergy and capital return opportunities. Atkin keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.
08/03/17
08/03/17
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Teva (TEVA) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer with analyst Derek Archila saying he no longer sees a "clear path" for Teva to return to growth in a "timely manner" amid continued pricing pressure in U.S. generics. 2. Charter (CHTR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim with analyst Michael Morris citing valuation and increased his price target to $400 from $370. 3. Allstate (ALL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank with analyst Joshua Shanker citing valuation. 4. Mattel (MAT) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at DA Davidson with analyst Linda Bolton Weiser saying she left a recent management meeting with a more cautious outlook for the company's performance in the second half of 2017. 5. Lam Research (LRCX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Atif Malik saying he's becoming more selective in the Semiconductor Capital Equipment space. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/03/17
GUGG
08/03/17
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GUGG
Neutral
Charter downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim
Guggenheim analyst Michael Morris downgraded Charter to Neutral due to valuation and increased his price target to $400 from $370. The analyst expects incremental cost growth in 2018 and risk from higher financial leverage.
07/31/17
JPMS
07/31/17
NO CHANGE
Target $450
JPMS
Overweight
Charter offer would likely have to be at least $500 per share, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Philip Cusick believes SoftBank (SFTBY) is one of the few companies that could offer a big enough price to take control of Charter Communications (CHTR). While a deal is not very likely, Softbank Chairman Masayoshi Son "is never to be counted out as a buyer," Cusick tells investors in a research note. He believes a Charter acquisition offer would likely have to be in the $500 per share or higher range. Charter shares in premarket trading are up $31.74 to $402 after the Wall Street Journal reported Friday night that SoftBank has interest in merging the company with Sprint. Cusick estimates annual synergies between Sprint (S) and Charter could be around $2B, with minimal cost to integrate versus a Sprint and T-Mobile (TMUS) merger "which would have more eventual cost savings but cost much more to integrate." A Sprint and Charter deal would not have a difficult regulatory review, the analyst believes. Cusick adds that if Charter looked like it was going to sell to Softbank, Comcast (CMCSA) would have to decide if it ever did want to buy Charter and "move more quickly with an even bigger premium."
ATCEY Altice

07/17/17
GSCO
07/17/17
INITIATION
GSCO
Buy
Altice reinstated with a Buy at Goldman Sachs
Price target EUR 27.50.
03/13/17
SBSH
03/13/17
DOWNGRADE
SBSH
Neutral
Altice downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi
SFTBF SoftBank
$80.70

-1.6 (-1.94%)

12/07/16
OPCO
12/07/16
NO CHANGE
Target $70
OPCO
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).
08/23/16
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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
JPMS
08/23/16
UPGRADE
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.

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