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TCEHY

Tencent

$40.61

-1.695 (-4.01%)

, BIDU

Baidu

$222.57

-7.73 (-3.36%)

06:05
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Tencent, Baidu, Sina Weibo under investigation in China, CNBC reports

Chinese regulators are investigating Tencent's (TCHEY) WeChat, Baidu's (BIDU) Tieba, and Sina Weibo (SINA) for potential cybersecurity violations, CNBC reports, citing comments from China's office for cyberspace administration. According to a notice on the office's website, the social media platforms have users spreading "violence and terror, false rumors, obscene pornography and other content that endangers national security, public safety and social order" and that the platforms were "suspected of violating cyber-security laws and did not fulfill duties to manage information published by their users." Reference Link

TCEHY

Tencent

$40.61

-1.695 (-4.01%)

BIDU

Baidu

$222.57

-7.73 (-3.36%)

SINA

Sina

$94.40

-5.6 (-5.60%)

TCEHY Tencent
$40.61

-1.695 (-4.01%)

05/18/17
RHCO
05/18/17
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Pandora could be acquired for $12 per share, says SunTrust
After The New York Post reported that merger talks between Pandora (P) and Sirius XM (SIRI) have resumed, SunTrust analyst Matthew Thornton says that Pandora can be acquired for a per share price of "$9+-$12+." He thinks that other suitors besides Sirius could include Tencent (TCEHY), Spotify, and Google (GOOG,GOOGL) However, the analyst adds that Pandora's new features have not impacted the company's fundamentals significantly, while the launch of its new products has been delayed. He cut his price target on the shares to $10.50 from $16 but kept a Buy rating on the stock.
04/18/17
BNCH
04/18/17
INITIATION
BNCH
Buy
Tencent initiated with a Buy at Benchmark
Benchmark analyst Fawne Jiang initiated Tencent with a Buy rating and HK$285 price target.
04/18/17
BNCH
04/18/17
INITIATION
Target $140
BNCH
Benchmark initates China internet sector with positive bias
Benchmark analyst Fawne Jiang initiated coverage of China's internet sector, on which she is positive given her expectation for continued solid growth. Within the space, Tencent (TCEHY) and Alibaba (BABA) are her top platform picks; Weibo (WB) is her top social media play; Ctrip.com (CTRP) and China Lodging (HTHT) are her travel preferences; and TAL Education (TAL) and New Oriental Education (EDU) are her China education plays.
03/28/17
LEHM
03/28/17
INITIATION
Target $34
LEHM
Overweight
Tencent initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Gregory Zhao initiated Tencent with an Overweight and a $34 price target.
BIDU Baidu
$222.57

-7.73 (-3.36%)

07/28/17
MACQ
07/28/17
UPGRADE
Target $252
MACQ
Outperform
Macquarie upgrades Baidu to Outperform on shift to AI
Macquarie analyst Wendy Huang upgraded Baidu to Outperform from Neutral and raised her price target for the shares to $252 from $189 following the company's Q2 results. Baidu's strategic shift from O2O to artificial intelligence should lead to sustainable margin recovery, Huang tells investors in a research note. The shares in midday trading are up 11%, or $21.81, to $222.81.
07/31/17
OPCO
07/31/17
NO CHANGE
Target $250
OPCO
Outperform
Baidu price target raised to $250 from $200 at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Jason Helfstein raised his price target for Baidu to $250 from $200 following better than expected Q2 results and guidance. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Altria Group (MO) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital with analyst Nik Modi saying he believes the FDA's tobacco announcement on Friday was "very much in line" with industry expectations despite the surprise to investors. 2. American Airlines (AAL) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen. 3. Baidu (BIDU) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura Instinet with analyst Jialong Shi-NIHK citing accelerating revenue momentum driven by news feed ads and an undervalued video business. 4. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital with analyst James Fotheringham citing valuation. The firm also ended its pair trade call of going long Citi (C) and short Wells Fargo. 5. GoPro (GPRO) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Yuuji Anderson saying valuation better reflects efforts to driver better product cycles through software improvements. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/31/17
NOMU
07/31/17
UPGRADE
Target $241
NOMU
Buy
Baidu upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Jialong Shi-NIHK upgraded Baidu to Buy with a $241 price target citing accelerating revenue momentum driven by news feed ads, and an undervalued video business.
SINA Sina
$94.40

-5.6 (-5.60%)

12/12/16
LYON
12/12/16
INITIATION
Target $85
LYON
Outperform
SINA initiated with an Outperform at CLSA
CLSA analyst Man Ho Lam initiated SINA with an Outperform and an $85 price target.
04/18/17
BNCH
04/18/17
INITIATION
Target $110
BNCH
Buy
SINA initiated with a Buy at Benchmark
Benchmark analyst Fawne Jiang initiated SINA with a Buy rating and $110 price target.
08/10/17
SBSH
08/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $140
SBSH
Buy
Sina price target raised to $140 from $125 at Citi
Citi analyst Alicia Yap raised her price target earlier today for Sina shares to $140 following the company's Q2 results. The company's portal ads resumed their growth trajectory on a constant currency basis, the analyst points out. She has a Buy rating on Sina.
11/22/16
BMUR
11/22/16
NO CHANGE
Target $100
BMUR
Buy
SINA shares remain undervalued, says Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Fawne Jiang said SINA (SINA) reported strong Q3 results driven by robust growth from Weibo (WB) on the back of continued user growth and accelerated monetization. Jiang believes SINA shares are undervalued as she expects to see continued growth, improved margins, and cost controls. Jiang reiterated her Buy rating and $100 price target on SINA shares.

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Thermo Fisher

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Icahn Enterprises

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Icahn Enterprises

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NVTA

Invitae

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Micron

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Akari Therapeutics

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ATW

Atwood Oceanics

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