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IBM

$145.99

0.23 (0.16%)

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IBM makes breakthrough in Quantum computers, Bloomberg says

IBM researchers have developed a new approach for simulating molecules on a quantum computer using a technique that may potentially enable quantum computers to solve difficult problems in chemistry and electro-magnetism, Bloomberg reports, citing a research paper. The researchers have developed a new algorithm, designed to take advantage of quantum computer capabilities, that has the potential to run calculations for large molecules. Reference Link

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IBM IBM
$145.99

0.23 (0.16%)

09/12/17
MSCO
09/12/17
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Overweight
Morgan Stanley sees new evidence of scaling of IBM's Watson Health
After hosting a meeting with Deborah DiSanzo, General Manager of IBM Watson Health, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty noted that the unit grew patients that used cognitive technologies by ten times in one year to 40,000 from 4,000. Additionally, the number of hospitals using Watson for Oncology and Watson for Genomics more than doubled, to 89 from 27 last year, added Huberty. The analyst, who sees IBM as uniquely positioned to address the $2T of wasted spending on health care, keeps an Overweight rating on the stock.
09/05/17
UBSW
09/05/17
NO CHANGE
Target $152
UBSW
Neutral
Blockchain and cognitive computing IBM's best recovery chance, says UBS
UBS analyst Steven Milunovich noted IBM's (IBM) legacy business remains in decline but he thinks technologies such as blockchain and cognitive computing are its best hope for recovery. The analyst sees blockchain as a differentiated growth opportunity and he believes IBM is ahead of Microsoft (MSFT), which is also looking to monetize the technology. Milunovich said IBM's earnings momentum is mediocre and he remains concerned about the company's 2018 outlook. Milunovich maintained his Neutral rating and $152 price target on IBM shares.
08/07/17
BERN
08/07/17
NO CHANGE
BERN
IBM Infrastructure Services may not recover in 2H17, says Bernstein
After IBM predicted that the revenue growth of its Infrastructure Services, or IS, business would rebound in 2H17, Bernstein analyst A.M. (Toni) Sacconaghi, Jr says this target won't be "a slam dunk" for the company. He notes that the company's overall services backlog, which he says has historically been a good proxy for IS, is down 4% year-over-year. Additionally, he is worried " about potential financial incentives IBM may have provided to IS customers to extend/re-new existing contracts early." The analyst says the company remains "in a turnaround," and he keeps a Sector Perform rating.
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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. 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.

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Seagate

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OFIX

Orthofix

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PFE

Pfizer

$35.93

0.475 (1.34%)

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ZLAB

Zai Lab

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NKTR

Nektar

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MAT

Mattel

$15.05

0.18 (1.21%)

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JAKKS Pacific

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KKR

KKR

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VNO

Vornado

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-0.03 (-0.04%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$969.86

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WMT

Wal-Mart

$80.29

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JPM

JPMorgan

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MODN

Model N

$13.35

-0.15 (-1.11%)

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MMM

3M

$210.50

-3.06 (-1.43%)

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ODP

Office Depot

$4.35

-0.07 (-1.58%)

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ADP

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0.93 (0.87%)

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ZLAB

Zai Lab

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APC

Anadarko

$44.64

0.88 (2.01%)

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JCOM

j2 Global

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PFE

Pfizer

$35.85

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Johnson & Johnson

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JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

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LLY

Eli Lilly

$82.24

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NVS

Novartis

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ABBV

AbbVie

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BMY

Bristol-Myers

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AGN

Allergan

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PYPL

PayPal

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AAXN

Axon

$22.07

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BIIB

Biogen

$317.93

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BIIB

Biogen

$317.93

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CBAY

CymaBay

EVH

Evolent Health

$16.18

0.5299 (3.39%)

EPZM

Epizyme

$19.25

1.4 (7.84%)

INTU

Intuit

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JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$133.80

-1.42 (-1.05%)

, UAL

United Continental

$58.01

0.47 (0.82%)

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JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$133.80

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UAL

United Continental

$58.01

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IR

Ingersoll-Rand

$88.85

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LB

L Brands

$37.40

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YAHOY

Yahoo Japan

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PFE

Pfizer

$35.91

0.455 (1.28%)

, PGR

Progressive

$47.57

-0.065 (-0.14%)

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PFE

Pfizer

$35.91

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PGR

Progressive

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AAL

American Airlines

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LUV

Southwest

$53.77

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POST

Post Holdings

$86.68

0.32 (0.37%)

NDSN

Nordson

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CELC

Celcuity

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WDC

Western Digital

$89.92

0.74 (0.83%)

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0.01 (0.35%)

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Western Digital

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