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SNAP

Snap

$13.77

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Facebook

$167.40

-3.78 (-2.21%)

05:13
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05:13

With Snap 'clearly losing market share,' Piper cuts target to $12.50

Piper Jaffray analyst Samuel Kemp lowered his price target for Snap (SNAP) shares to $12.50 from $16.50 saying the company last night reported "weak revenue and mixed engagement." The shares in premarket trading are down 14%, or $1.98, to $11.79. The company's monetization continues to lag expectations in North America, partially caused by its shift of ad sales to programmatic which is causing pricing depression, Kemp tells investors in a post-earnings research note. Snap is "clearly losing market share" to Facebook's (FB) Instagram, he writes. The analyst keeps a Neutral rating on the shares.

SNAP

Snap

$13.77

0.21 (1.55%)

FB

Facebook

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-3.78 (-2.21%)

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SNAP Snap
$13.77

0.21 (1.55%)

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OTRG
07/31/17
DOWNGRADE
OTRG
Mixed
Snap downgraded to Mixed from Positive at OTR Global
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.
08/10/17
SBSH
08/10/17
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Neutral
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.
08/10/17
JPMS
08/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $18
JPMS
Neutral
JPMorgan expects in-line to below results tonight from Snap
Snap after today's close is likely to report in-line to below consensus results, JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth tells investors in a pre-earnings research note. He believes Q2 Street expectations are close to his estimates of $188M in revenue and 8M daily active user net adds. Even though consensus estimates have moved lower, Q3 revenue expectations still assume 46% quarter-over-quarter growth, Anmuth writes. He believes this may still be too high, even with the first full quarter of self-serve Snap ads. The analyst keeps a Neutral rating on Snap with an $18 price target.
FB Facebook
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-3.78 (-2.21%)

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MKMP
08/07/17
NO CHANGE
MKMP
Facebook price target rasied to $200 from $180 at MKM Partners
MKM Partners analyst Rob Sanderson raised his price target on Facebook as he thinks there is "an upward bias" to the stock's valuation. He keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
08/07/17
MZHO
08/07/17
INITIATION
Target $230
MZHO
Facebook reinstated with a Buy at Mizuho
Mizuho analyst James Lee reinstated Facebook with a Buy and a $230 price target.
08/08/17
08/08/17
INITIATION
Target $230

Buy
Facebook reinstated with a Buy at Mizuho
As previously reported, Mizuho analyst James Lee reinstated Facebook with a Buy and a $230 price target, arguing that the company has the "unique advantage" of both pricing leverage due to its highly engaging ad formats and best-in-class targeting paired with inventory leverage due to ad formats and data that span its core Facebook, Instagram and mobile messaging properties.
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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.

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