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KSS

Kohl's

$42.25

1.86 (4.61%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$965.27

-12.98 (-1.33%)

15:36
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Baird speculates if Kohl's could be takeover target for Amazon

After Kohl's (KSS) and Amazon (AMZN) announced a partnership this morning that will see Kohl's roll out a "smart home experience" in 10 stores and begin selling Amazon Alexa devices, Baird analyst Mark Altschwager called it an "If you can't beat them, join them" move and wondered if the news could "foreshadow a more significant relationship down the road," though he acknowledged the idea to be "pure speculation." He said that a brick & mortar apparel acquisition or strategic partnership could align with Amazon's rising fashion ambitions. Altschwager keeps a Neutral rating and $43 price target on Kohl's, adding that a shifting narrative around Amazon could improve sentiment and raise the stock's valuation.

KSS

Kohl's

$42.25

1.86 (4.61%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$965.27

-12.98 (-1.33%)

  • 09

    Nov

KSS Kohl's
$42.25

1.86 (4.61%)

08/10/17
JEFF
08/10/17
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Kohl's shares defended at Jefferies
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Hold
Kohl's upgraded to Hold from Reduce at Gordon Haskett
Gordon Haskett upgraded Kohl's to Hold saying earnings downside looks limited post today's results. The firm raised its price target for the shares to $37 from $36.
08/10/17
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08/10/17
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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. Wal-Mart (WMT) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens with analyst Ben Bienvenu saying that the company's multi-year investments have led to a better in-store experience, which he sees continuing to drive momentum. 2. Kohl's (KSS) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse. 3. Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst Kevin Barker saying the "disappointing" expense guidance has lowered expectations while Huntington should grow earnings faster than any regional bank peer in fiscal 2018 and fiscal 2019. 4. Axalta Coating (AXTA) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Jeffrey Zekauskas saying the 16% pullback over the past three weeks has created an investment opportunity. 5. Perrigo (PRGO) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs with analyst Jami Rubin saying the quarterly results may mark the beginning of inflection towards stabilization in the Rx business. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
AMZN Amazon.com
$965.27

-12.98 (-1.33%)

09/05/17
LOOP
09/05/17
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LOOP
Best Buy likely to gain market share, says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Anthony Chukumba says the firm's recent survey indicates that "Best Buy's (BBY) prices were 0.6% more expensive than Amazon's 9AMZN) on average." The analyst reports that the gap is the smallest in the eight years the firm has tracked the company's' prices. As a result, he expects Best Buy to continue to gain market share. He keeps a $72 price target and a Buy rating on the stock.
09/05/17
BERN
09/05/17
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BERN
Amazon addressable retail pharmacy market nearly $300B, says Bernstein
Commenting on Amazon's potential entry into retail pharmacy, Bernstein analyst Lance Wilkes says he thinks Amazon would use a combination of improved user interface, brand/convenience associated with visiting Amazon.com, and cost savings funded by lower cost for payer. The analyst believes the addressable market for Amazon is nearly $300B, with an assumed shift of 70% of prescriptions to online, along with related shift of "front-of-store" items to online. Further, Wilkes expects Amazon will be able to compete on price and convenience versus traditional retailers.
09/05/17
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09/05/17
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WBLR
Outperform
Pool pullback on Amazon fears a buying opportunity, says William Blair
William Blair analyst Ryan Merkel views the recent pullback in shares of Pool Corp. (POOL) on potential Amazon (AMZN) competition as a buying opportunity. After checking in with management, Merkel notes the company's e-commerce market share has been stagnant at 5% of industry sales for several years and that Amazon has been selling pool supplies for over 10 years. Consumers visiting pool retail stores to get their water tested by the professional lab has been a big barrier to the e-commerce channel, Merkel tells investors in a research note. He believes Pool Corp.'s 70% of sales to the professional contractor market is not at risk. He recommends buying Pool shares at current levels.
09/06/17
KEYB
09/06/17
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KEYB
Whole Foods continues to lower prices as part of Amazon, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Edward Yruma notes that Whole Foods continues to aggressively lower prices as part of Amazon. The analyst says that, as promised, price reductions had expanded to a wider variety of products, and initial commentary from staff indicates that volumes have been very strong on items with lowered prices. Yruma expects that initial success will embolden management to make continued price reductions.

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PTLA

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PBMD

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Copart

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PCTY

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MDC

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