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WFM

Bought by AMZN

$41.83

-0.02 (-0.05%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$956.92

-25.09 (-2.56%)

10:03
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10:03

Capitol Forum: FTC probing Whole Foods deal impact on delivery, Bloomberg says

Capitol Forum is reporting, according to Bloomberg, that the FTC is said to be examining the potential impact on home delivery competition from the proposed purchase of Whole Foods (WFM) by Amazon (AMZN).

WFM

Bought by AMZN

$41.83

-0.02 (-0.05%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$956.92

-25.09 (-2.56%)

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WFM Bought by AMZN
$41.83

-0.02 (-0.05%)

07/11/17
WELS
07/11/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $42
WELS
Market Perform
Whole Foods downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Zachary Fadem downgraded Whole Foods Market (WFM) to Market Perform saying a competing takeover bid to Amazon's (AMZN) is a "very low probability." The analyst lowered his price target for the shares to $42 from $45. Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) is Fadem's top pick in grocery.
07/19/17
JEFF
07/19/17
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Jefferies lays out stocks 'overly discounting' Amazon risk
Amazon.com's (AMZN) planned purchase of Whole Foods Market (WFM) has further widened the valuation spread between consumer stocks the market views as resistant to the Aamzon threat and those viewed as vulnerable, Jefferies analysts including Andy Barish and Daniel Binder tells investors in a research note. They believe this dynamic has created opportunities. Specifically, the analysts feel shares of Wal-Mart (WMT), Hain Celestial (HAIN), Foot Locker (FL) and Advance Auto Parts (AAP) are "overly discounting" potential risk from Amazon. Jefferies also believes Casey's General Stores (CASY), Lamb Weston (LW), Murphy USA (MUSA), Monster Beverage (MNST), Starbucks (SBUX) and Ulta Beauty (ULTA) are "well insulated" from Amazon disruption.
08/01/17
PIPR
08/01/17
NO CHANGE
Target $1200
PIPR
Overweight
Piper survey shows 16% plan to use grocery delivery in 2017
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson says his firm's survey of 1,366 consumers suggests 16% of adult consumers expect to use a grocery delivery service in 2017. Amazon.com (AMZN) is well positioned to capture market share, through both the company's existing initiatives and the Whole Foods (WFM) acquisition, Olson tells investors in a research note. The analyst recommends buying shares of Amazon.com on the recent weakness. He believes selloffs around margin-related misses can prove to be good buying opportunities. Olson keeps an Overweight rating on Amazon with a $1,200 price target. The shares closed yesterday down 3%, or $32.26, to $987.78.
08/07/17
TIGR
08/07/17
DOWNGRADE
TIGR
Neutral
Whole Foods downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Tigress Financial
Tigress Financial analyst Ivan Feinseth downgraded Whole Foods Market (WFM) saying he sees no other takeover bids emerging to rival Amazon.com's (AMZN).
AMZN Amazon.com
$956.92

-25.09 (-2.56%)

08/08/17
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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.
08/10/17
OPCO
08/10/17
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Outperform
Market continues to underappreciate meaningfully Wayfair, says Oppenheimer
Following a meeting with management, Oppenheimer analyst Brian Nagel says the market continues to underappreciate "meaningfully" the underlying financial and operational prowess of Wayfair (W). Wedding registry represents a potentially substantial, so far untapped, opportunity for Wayfair, particularly given a current concentration of sales within legacy chains, largely lacking online prowess, he notes, adding that the company continues to differentiate from Amazon (AMZN) and other online operators with a strategy designed to allow customers to browse the home furnishings category on its website. Nagel reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
08/11/17
SBSH
08/11/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $5.5
SBSH
Neutral
Blue Apron downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi
Citi analyst Mark May downgraded Blue Apron (APRN) to Neutral and cut his price target for the shares to $5.50 from $10 saying the first quarter as a public company was "disappointing." Execution issues not only introduce new risks to the outlook, but also potentially create an opening for the competition, May tells investors in a post-earnings research note. He sees the biggest risk to his downgrade as being an acquisition of Blue Apron by a "large retailer looking to compete with Amazon" (AMZN). Blue Apron closed yesterday down 18% to $5.14.
08/11/17
JPMS
08/11/17
NO CHANGE
JPMS
Overweight
Live Nation selloff on Amazon story overdone, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst David Karnovsky views the selloff yesterday in Live Nation (LYV) shares after Reuters reported that Amazon (AMZN) was looking to potentially enter the U.S. ticketing market as overdone. Amazon showing interest in the ticketing business is not a surprise, Karnovsky tells investors in a research note. Amazon Tickets "represents more headline risk than actual risk" to Ticketmaster for now, the analyst writes. He believes Amazon "will face several headwinds" to gaining share in the primary market. Karnovsky keeps an Overweight rating on Live Nation shares.

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