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SNAP

Snap

$13.56

0.54 (4.15%)

, TWTR

Twitter

$16.14

-0.01 (-0.06%)

05:55
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05:55

Citi prefers Snap shares over Twitter

Citi analyst Mark May says that while neither are Buy rated, he prefers shares of Snap (SNAP) over Twitter (TWTR). Snap's active user base in the U.S. is more than double Twitter's, which highlights the "greater long-term opportunity for value creation," May tells investors in a research note ahead of Snap's Q2 results today. He adds that Snap is growing its active user base "significantly faster" than Twitter's and that Snap's average user is "significantly more engaged" on the platform. May has a Neutral rating on Snap and a Sell rating on Twitter.

SNAP

Snap

$13.56

0.54 (4.15%)

TWTR

Twitter

$16.14

-0.01 (-0.06%)

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SNAP Snap
$13.56

0.54 (4.15%)

08/07/17
DBAB
08/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $20
DBAB
Buy
Snap shares should rebound in second half of year, says Deutsche Bank
Snap shares offer a "compelling" risk/reward profile at current levels, Deutsche Bank analyst Lloyd Walmsley tells investors in a research note titled "Remember, It's a 2H Story." The analyst sees "innovation thriving" at Snap across the app, advertising product and ad technology. Intra quarter ad checks have started to pick up with industry contacts noting brand advertisers are increasingly of the view that Snap offers compelling view rates and view-to-completion rates, Walmsley writes. He expects continued product innovation to drive growth in daily active users and engagement over time. Snap shares should rebound in the second half of 2017 as it's "inflection comes into focus," Walmsley argues. He lowered his price target for the shares to $20 from $23 and keeps a Buy rating on the name. The analyst points out that his new lowered price target still reflects 51% upside from current share levels. Snap closed Friday up 60c to $13.52.
07/31/17
OTRG
07/31/17
DOWNGRADE
OTRG
Mixed
Snap downgraded to Mixed from Positive at OTR Global
07/27/17
NEED
07/27/17
NO CHANGE
Target $185
NEED
Buy
Facebook 'strong over-delivery' a negative for Snap, says Needham
Needham analyst Laura Martin believes Facebook's (FB) "strong over-delivery" of Q2 earnings is negative for Snap (SNAP) because Instagram Stories hit 250M DAU's in Q2, well above Snap's 166M DAU's in Q1. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating and $185 price target on Facebook's shares.
07/25/17
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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. Under Armour (UA, UAA) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Paul Trussell saying a "difficult and promotional selling environment along with segmentation challenges" weaken his confidence in the company's near-term results. 2. Snap (SNAP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy with analyst Kevin Rottinghaus citing monetization concerns and increasing pressure from Facebook (FB) competition. 3. Cytori Therapeutics (CYTX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at B. Riley with analyst Andrew D'Silva citing the STAR trial results, which missed both primary and secondary endpoints. The analyst cut his price target for the shares to 50c from $2.30. 4. lululemon (LULU) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst Jim Duffy citing valuation. 5. Power Integrations (POWI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank with analyst Ross Seymore saying he has no incremental knowledge to support or refute market speculation regarding a potential design win in the upcoming Apple (AAPL) iPhone. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
TWTR Twitter
$16.14

-0.01 (-0.06%)

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.
08/07/17
MZHO
08/07/17
INITIATION
Target $14.5
MZHO
Underperform
Twitter reinstated with an Underperform at Mizuho
Mizuho analyst James Lee reinstated Twitter with an Underperform and a $14.50 price target.
07/27/17
BARD
07/27/17
NO CHANGE
BARD
Neutral
Twitter lack of user growth remains concerning, says Baird
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian said Twitter's Q2 report shows that its user engagement and cost control initiatives are showing signs of progress, but he believes the company's lack of user growth remains concerning. The company's guidance "once again appears conservative," though it will be facing tough comps in coming quarters, added Sebastian, who keeps a Neutral rating on Twitter shares.
07/27/17
MONN
07/27/17
NO CHANGE
MONN
Neutral
Twitter may have further downside risk of 25%, says Monness Crespi
Monness Crespi analyst James Cakmak said is still unconvinced on Twitter's strategy and prospects and said the election cycle was a "one-time gift." Cakmak thinks Twitter has the most compelling real time content in the world, but cannot extract value from what is already there and is in "limbo" on in deciding how to execute on DAU growth and trying to be everything to everyone. The analyst maintained a Neutral rating but sees further downside risk by about 25%, even following today's selloff.

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Marvell

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HAIN

Hain Celestial

$39.84

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Sarepta

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Vipshop

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-0.545 (-5.57%)

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