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SQ

Square

$27.27

-0.3 (-1.09%)

, PYPL

PayPal

$62.56

-0.08 (-0.13%)

08:11
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08:11

Cantor starts Square with Overweight rating, $31 price target

Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Joseph Foresi last night initiated shares of Square with an Overweight rating and $31 price target. The analyst sees the company's increasing market penetration, end-user growth and improving margin profile driving multiple expansion. He notes the shares trade at a discount to PayPal (PYPL) and the group.

SQ

Square

$27.27

-0.3 (-1.09%)

PYPL

PayPal

$62.56

-0.08 (-0.13%)

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SQ Square
$27.27

-0.3 (-1.09%)

08/03/17
WEDB
08/03/17
INITIATION
Target $28
WEDB
Neutral
Square initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush
Wedbush analyst Moshe Katri initiated Square with a Neutral and a $28 price target.
08/04/17
08/04/17
INITIATION

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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Square (SQ) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush. 2. Avis Budget (CAR) was initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan while Hertz (HTZ) was initiated with a Neutral at the firm. 3. IBM (IBM) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush. 4. Amtech Systems (ASYS) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital. 5. Franklin Financial Network (FSB) initiated with a Market Perform at Hovde Group. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/12/17
BOFA
09/12/17
INITIATION
Target $28
BOFA
Neutral
Square initiated with a Neutral at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Jason Kupferberg initiated Square with a Neutral and a $28 price target saying fundamentals are "strong" but shares are "pricey."
09/12/17
CANT
09/12/17
INITIATION
Target $31
CANT
Overweight
Square initiated with an Overweight at Cantor
Cantor initiated Square with an Overweight and a $31 price target.
PYPL PayPal
$62.56

-0.08 (-0.13%)

08/21/17
CHLM
08/21/17
NO CHANGE
CHLM
Vantiv, PayPal could be $100 stocks by 2020, says Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Brad Berning notes that PayPal (PYPL) and Vantiv (VNTV) are two different business models that are both winning market share within the global secular growth of payments converting to digital from cash and check. The analyst believes both companies could be $100 stocks by 2020. Berning is also adding Blackhawk (HAWK) to his near-term risk/reward list, removing Vantiv and keeping PayPal, LendingClub (LC) and BofI Holding (BOFI).
08/29/17
RBCM
08/29/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
PayPal margins can increase until 2020, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Daniel Perlin estimates that PayPal's margins can rise until 2021, while the company's total payment volumes can increase by 25% "for the next several years." The analyst expects the stock's multiple to increase as the company expands its partnerships. He keeps a $65 price target and an Outperform rating on the shares.
09/06/17
JEFF
09/06/17
NO CHANGE
Target $70
JEFF
Buy
Jefferies not worried about PayPal's 2020 contract talks with eBay
Jefferies analyst Ramsey El-Assal notes that PayPal (PYPL) bears cite the company's relationship with eBay (EBAY) as a risk factor. Following a detailed look at the relationship, El-Assal believes the earnings impact of a renegotiation in conjunction with the 2020 contract expiration should prove "quite manageable" to PayPal. The two companies rely "much-too-much" on each other to part ways, El-Assal tells investors in a research note titled "No Need to Sweat the 2020 EBAY Renewal." The analyst keeps a Buy rating on PayPal shares with a $70 price target.
09/12/17
KEYB
09/12/17
NO CHANGE
KEYB
U.S. P2P market to more than triple by 2020 to $400B, say KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Josh Beck notes that physical cards defined the initial wave of digital payments, but emerging payment flows, including B2B, B2C, and P2P, could expand the addressable market five times. The analyst expects the U.S. P2P market to more than triple by 2020 to $400B, and says the potential P2P profit upside is underappreciated. Beck's key ideas are Vantiv (VNTV), TSYS (TSS), and PayPal (PYPL).

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Digital Realty

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Facebook

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DCIX

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