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SSNLF

Samsung

, SMI

SMIC

$5.04

-0.29 (-5.44%)

06:20
08/10/17
08/10
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06:20

Samsung executive seen leaving to join SMIC, DigiTimes reports

Mong-song Liang, who previously worked for Taiwan Semi (TSM) and currently works for Samsung (SSNLF), is expected to leave Samsung to join SMIC (SMI), DigiTimes reports, citing industry sources. Liang's employment with Samsung will expire this year, according to the report, noting that he was supposed to begin work for SMIC earlier this year. Liang became CTO of Samsung's system LSI division in July 2011. Reference Link

SSNLF

Samsung

SMI

SMIC

$5.04

-0.29 (-5.44%)

TSM

TSMC

$36.46

-0.24 (-0.65%)

SSNLF Samsung

04/28/17
NEED
04/28/17
NO CHANGE
Target $108
NEED
Buy
Skyworks price target raised to $108 from $92 at Needham
Needham analyst N. Quinn Bolton raised his price target for Skyworks (SWKS) to $108 from $92 after the company delivered another beat and raise quarter driven by content gains at Huawei and Samsung (SSNLF) and issued a strong outlook for the rest of 2017. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on the Skyworks' shares.
04/05/17
CHLM
04/05/17
NO CHANGE
Target $18
CHLM
Buy
STMicroelectronics to benefit from content jump in iPhone 8, says Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Anthony Stoss raised his STMicroelectronics' (STM) March and June quarter estimates to account for content increases in Samsung's (SSNLF) Galaxy S8 and Apple's (AAPL) iPhone 8, coupled with continued strong demand for the Nintendo (NTDOY) Switch and strength in the company's connected car business. The analyst says STMicroelectronics remains one of his top names in 2017 and would be a buyer heading into both the S8 and iPhone 8 launches. He reiterates a Buy rating and $18 price target on STMicroelectronics' shares.
05/17/17
MSCO
05/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $177
MSCO
Overweight
Apple target raised to $177 at Morgan Stanley after survey shows rising loyalty
Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty reported that the firm's recent survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers shows a rising iPhone retention rate, with 92% of iPhone owners who see upgrading their phone in the next 12 months saying they plan to stick to an iPhone, up from the 86% retention rate in last year's survey. Apple's (AAPL) 92% loyalty rate "dwarfs" that of all other vendors, with its biggest competitor, Samsung (SSNLF), seeing a 77% retention rate, she noted. Huberty, who sees Apple being positioned to gain increasing U.S. smartphone share, raised her price target on Apple to $177 from $161 and keeps an Overweight rating on the stock.
04/28/17
CHLM
04/28/17
NO CHANGE
Target $120
CHLM
Buy
Skyworks price target raised to $120 from $110 at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Anthony Stoss raised his price target for Skyworks (SWKS) to $120 from $110 after the company reported results and guidance above estimates driven by content expansion in Samsung's (SSNLF) Galaxy S8 and at Huawei, and continued strength in its Internet of Things business. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on the shares.
SMI SMIC
$5.04

-0.29 (-5.44%)

07/11/17
DAIW
07/11/17
UPGRADE
DAIW
Buy
SMIC upgraded to Buy from Outperform at Daiwa
05/11/17
JPMS
05/11/17
DOWNGRADE
JPMS
Neutral
SMIC downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
08/09/17
BNPP
08/09/17
DOWNGRADE
BNPP
Reduce
SMIC downgraded to Reduce from Hold at BNP Paribas
06/13/17
MACQ
06/13/17
UPGRADE
MACQ
Outperform
SMIC upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst Allen Chang upgraded SMIC to Outperform saying soft guidance concerns are reflected in shares but the company's structural growth outlook remains intact and supported by accelerating IC demand.
TSM TSMC
$36.46

-0.24 (-0.65%)

06/21/17
HSBC
06/21/17
DOWNGRADE
HSBC
Hold
TSMC downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC
HSBC analsyt Steven Pelayo downgraded TSMC to Hold citing valuation.
06/22/17
06/22/17
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. CarMax (KMX) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna with analyst Ali Faghri saying "more challenging comparisons and moderating tailwinds" from online initiatives "will lead to a gradual slowdown in sales trends." 2. DuPont Fabros (DFT) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc and to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James. 3. TSMC (TSM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC with analyst Steven Pelayo citing valuation. 4. Sandstorm Gold (SAND) downgraded to Neutral from Outperformer at CIBC. 5. Dana Holding (DAN) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank with analyst Rod Lache saying the stock has risen to within 5% of the firm's target. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/13/17
DAIW
07/13/17
DOWNGRADE
DAIW
Outperform
TSMC downgraded to Outperform from Buy at Daiwa
07/13/17
DAIW
07/13/17
DOWNGRADE
DAIW
Outperform
TSMC downgraded to Outperform after earnings at Daiwa
Daiwa analyst Rick Hsu downgraded TSMC downgraded to Outperform from Buy following the company's Q2 results. The analyst cites valuation for the downgrade and notes the company's Q3 business guidance missed expectations. Hsu expects TSMC to make up for the Q3 revenue shortfall in Q4, however, and continues to like the company's long-term fundamentals.

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