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TWTR

Twitter

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Iran: Twitter 'ready to talk' about unblocking access to site, AP reports

Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, Iran's new telcommunications minister, says Twitter (TWTR) has indicated its "readiness to talk" with Iran about ublocking access to the microblogging site, The Associated Press reports, citing the state-owned IRAN newspaper. Iran blocked the site, along with Facebook (FB) and YouTube (GOOG), following mass protests and violence over the 2009 re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Reference Link

TWTR

Twitter

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TWTR Twitter
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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
SBSH
08/10/17
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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.
08/15/17
RHCO
08/15/17
INITIATION
Target $16
RHCO
Hold
Twitter initiated with a Hold at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Youssef Squali started Twitter with a Hold rating and $16 price target.
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL), GoDaddy (GDDY), Wix.com (WIX), Alibaba (BABA), Amazon.com (AMZN), and Priceline (PCLN) were initiated with a Buy at SunTrust, while Snap (SNAP) was initiated with a Sell, and Twitter (TWTR) and eBay (EBAY) were initiated with a Hold. 2. HD Supply (HDS) reinstated with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs. 3. Shiloh Industries (SHLO) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
FB Facebook
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RHCO
08/16/17
INITIATION
RHCO
Buy
Facebook initiated at SunTrust
As noted earlier, SunTrust started coverage of Facebook with a $210 price target and a Buy rating. Analyst Youssef Squali says that the company's innovations should enable its profits to grow "disproportionately," while its value to advertisers looks poised to continue to increase. He says that its "authentic data" enables advertisers to better target consumers., and he estimates that its revenue will grow at a compound annual growth rate of about 25% from 2017-2022.
08/15/17
RHCO
08/15/17
INITIATION
Target $210
RHCO
Buy
Facebook initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Youssef Squali started Facebook with a Buy rating and $210 price target.
08/17/17
AGIS
08/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $15
AGIS
Hold
Aegis incrementally positive on Snap after management call
After speaking with Snap's (SNAP) Chief Strategy Officer Imran Khan and Chief Financial Officer Andrew Vollero, Aegis analyst Victor Anthony is incrementally positive on the company's longer-term outlook. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $15 from $14 but keeps a Hold rating on the name. The analyst continues to see "near-term hurdles" as Snap tries to attract more advertisers, improve measurement and analytics, solve user growth issues on Android, and address competitive challenges from Facebook's (FB) Instagram.
GOOG Alphabet
$906.66

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RHCO
08/15/17
INITIATION
Target $1100
RHCO
Buy
Alphabet initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Youssef Squali started Alphabet (GOOGL) with a Buy rating and $1,100 price target.
08/17/17
RBCM
08/17/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Broadcom results, guidance poised to beat expectations, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Amit Daryanani says that Broadcom (AVGO) "is positioned" to report better than expected results for its July quarter and provide better than expected guidance for its October quarter, " driven by positive catalysts that are boosting its wireless and wired businesses. Among the company's near-term positive catalysts are the iPhone ramp and "custom ASIC ramps with Google (GOOG,GOOGL) and others," according to Daryanani. He keeps a $270 price target and a Top Pick rating on Broadcom.
08/16/17
RHCO
08/16/17
INITIATION
RHCO
Buy
Alphabet initiated at SunTrust
As noted earlier, SunTrust started coverage of Alphabet with a $1,100 price target and a Buy rating. Analyst Youssef Squali says that the stock "gives investors material exposure to some of the fastest growing and most exciting trends within the global economy at an attractive valuation." Among these trends are e-commerce, cloud computing, driverless cars, and cloud computing, he wrote. He adds, however, that investors should keep their eyes on "decelerating growth, margin pressures and regulatory concerns in the short/medium-term."

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