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VZ

Verizon

, ERIC

Ericsson

$6.01

0.005 (0.08%)

09:32
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Verizon, Ericsson, Qualcomm say Gb LTE speeds reached 1.07 Gbps in trial

Verizon (VZ), Ericsson (ERIC) and Qualcomm Technologies (QCOM), have surpassed the Gigabit speed barrier. The companies achieved an industry first with commercial silicon and network infrastructure with 1.07Gbps download speeds using the Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 LTE Modem during an Ericsson lab trial. These speeds are part of the companies' ongoing evolution of LTE technology. This 1.07 Gbps achievement builds on Verizon's recent announcement about Gigabit LTE with support for License Assisted Access. Also of significance, the 1.07 Gbps speed was achieved using only three 20MHz carriers of FDD spectrum, achieving new levels of spectral efficiency for commercial networks and devices.

VZ

Verizon

ERIC

Ericsson

$6.01

0.005 (0.08%)

QCOM

Qualcomm

$51.92

-0.35 (-0.67%)

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VZ Verizon

08/14/17
UBSW
08/14/17
NO CHANGE
Target $450
UBSW
Buy
Charter price target raised to $450 from $380 at UBS
UBS analyst John Hodulik raised his price target on Charter to $450 from $380 following his review of potential strategic options for the company. The analyst looked at the increasing M&A speculation and said many of the options come with significantly higher leverage than its current ratio. He believes it can be increased and supported with free cash flow while maintaining its investment grade rating. Hodulik said applying a conservative multiple would suggest significant upside to the shares setting a possible floor for a suitor. Hodulik reiterated his Buy rating on Charter shares.
08/02/17
DADA
08/02/17
NO CHANGE
DADA
RadiSys weakness overdone, says DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Thomas Diffely says that a change in strategy by Verizon (VZ) has "severely impacted" RadiSys' (RSYS) 2017 results. However, the analyst thinks that the decline in the stock was overdone, and he keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
07/26/17
SBSH
07/26/17
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Comcast should acquire Verizon for four reasons, says Citi
Citi analyst Jason Bazinet says Comcast (CMCSA) should acquire Verizon (VZ) for four reasons. Wireless would allow Comcast to extend Internet connectivity beyond the home, the deal would allow the company to push fiber deeper into neighborhoods, Verizon is apt to be the second biggest beneficiary of wireless consolidation, and Comcast could see upside if the tax code changes, Bazinet tells investors in a research note titled "Stars Are Aligning for Comcast + Verizon." The analyst sees the timing for a deal as right given Comcast's history of "trying to acquire assets that have fallen on difficult times" and the potential for a more amendable regulatory landscape under President Trump. Further, 2017 is the first year where Comcast's market capitalization exceeds Verizon's, the analyst adds. He estimates the pro forma combined company would generate $2.1B of annual synergies. Assuming a 20% premium for Verizon's equity, paid via 75% equity and 25% cash, Bazinet estimates Comcast shares would rise to $41. The stock closed yesterday up 28c to $39.75. Bazinet thinks Dish (DISH) could be the biggest loser should Comcast acquire Verizon, and he double downgraded the shares this morning to Sell from Buy.
07/26/17
SBSH
07/26/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $52
SBSH
Sell
Dish downgraded to Sell from Buy at Citi
Citi analyst Jason Bazinet double downgraded Dish (DISH) to Sell from Buy and cut his price target for the shares to $52 from $94. The analyst believes Comcast (CMCSA) should acquire Verizon (VZ), and says such a deal would put "significant pressure" on Dish's equity since Verizon is viewed as the most likely Dish suitor.
ERIC Ericsson
$6.01

0.005 (0.08%)

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SOCG
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INITIATION
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Hold
Ericsson initiated with a Hold at Societe Generale
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SBSH
06/08/17
INITIATION
SBSH
Buy
Ericsson initiated with a Buy at Citi
Citi analyst Amit Harchandani started Ericsson with a Buy rating and SEK 75 price target. The analyst sees improved execution supporting a company turnaround.
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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. Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP) initiated with an Overweight at Cantor. 2. Fastenal (FAST) was initiated with an Overweight at Stephens and a Neutral at JPMorgan. 3. Ericsson (ERIC) was reinstated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill while Nokia (NOK) was reinstated with a Neutral. 4. John Bean Technologies (JBT) initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan. 5. Biocept (BIOC) initiated with a Buy at Chardan. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
06/02/17
BOFA
06/02/17
INITIATION
BOFA
Buy
Ericsson reinstated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Tal Liani reinstated Ericsson with a Buy citing limited downside given valuation, market near trough levels, and margins.
QCOM Qualcomm
$51.92

-0.35 (-0.67%)

07/20/17
COWN
07/20/17
NO CHANGE
Target $70
COWN
Qualcomm customers unlikely to take business to Intel, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Timothy Arcuri said the June quarter for Qualcomm (QCOM) was okay while the September quarter outlook was bad because Samsung (SSNLF) now is withholding full royalties on top of Apple (AAPL). The analyst said there aren't many more levers these customers can pull short of taking their business to Intel (INTC), but he believes that is unlikely given the performance gap. Arcuri believes the risk/reward is still favorable and maintained his Outperform rating and $70 price target on Qualcomm shares.
07/31/17
WELS
07/31/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Wells Fargo downgrades Semiconductor sector to Market Weight
Wells Fargo analyst David Wong downgraded the Semiconductor sector to Market Weight from Overweight. Recent earnings reports from chip companies suggest that year-over-year growth will likely plateau or perhaps even decelerate over the next few months, Wong tells investors in a research note. He believes many chip stocks now have "elevated multiples" off calendar 2018 earnings estimates. Wong still sees good investment opportunities in some specific stocks, however, and reiterates Outperform ratings on Intel (INTC), Qualcomm (QCOM), Micron (MU), AMD (AMD), Skyworks (SWKS) and Microsemi (MSCC).
08/07/17
MSCO
08/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $117.5
MSCO
Equal Weight
NXP Semiconductors target raised above deal price to $117 at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Craig Hettenbach believes NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) shareholders "have the upper hand" in seeking to push for a higher takeout price from Qualcomm (QCOM), while also thinking a higher bid would be "inconsequential" to Qualcomm's balance sheet and deal accretion. The analyst, who sees momentum building for a higher deal price and a "hard time believing" Qualcomm would walk away rather than raise the price and get a deal done, raised his price target on NXP to $117.50 from $110. He keeps an Equal Weight rating on NXP shares.
08/09/17
BNCH
08/09/17
NO CHANGE
BNCH
Buy
CEVA could be pressured by latest in Qualcomm-Apple fight, says Benchmark
Benchmark analyst Gary Mobley noted that Qualcomm (QCOM) announced that the ITC has commenced an investigation into Apple's (AAPL) use of certain mobile devices, radio frequency and processing components" as the companies continue their legal fight over disputed royalties. Intel (INTC) and Qualcomm currently split the iPhone 7 thin modem business and it is expected they'll also evenly split the iPhone 8 business, said Mobley, who noted that CEVA (CEVA) could lose $2M-$2.5M in annual royalties if the Intel-based phones are banned for U.S. import. He keeps a Buy rating on CEVA shares, which are down fractionally in early trading.

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ENFC

Entegra Financial

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WYNN

Wynn Resorts

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VIX

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