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TCEHY

Tencent

$43.66

0.67 (1.56%)

, AAPL

Apple

$159.88

1.6 (1.01%)

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17:37

Spotify rebuffed Tencent offer earlier this year, TechCrunch says

Music streaming service Spotify, which according to reports may preparing for an IPO-less listing next year, has rebuffed an opportunity to be purchased by Chinese Internet company Tencent (TCEHY), says TechCrunch. According to TechCrunch, "Tencent is said to have approached Spotify with a view to acquiring the company to extend its burgeoning music business outside of China and Asia." TechCrunch cites a source with knowledge of the matter. Other publicly traded companies in the space include Apple (AAPL) and Pandora (P). Reference Link

TCEHY

Tencent

$43.66

0.67 (1.56%)

AAPL

Apple

$159.88

1.6 (1.01%)

P

Pandora

$8.12

-0.05 (-0.61%)

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    Sep

TCEHY Tencent
$43.66

0.67 (1.56%)

04/18/17
BNCH
04/18/17
INITIATION
BNCH
Buy
Tencent initiated with a Buy at Benchmark
Benchmark analyst Fawne Jiang initiated Tencent with a Buy rating and HK$285 price target.
09/12/17
MSCO
09/12/17
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Augmented Reality the next 'killer app' to power Apple, says Morgan Stanley
A team of Morgan Stanley analysts including Katy Huberty, Brian Nowak and Grace Chen, among others, state in a new note to investors that they view Augmented Reality, or AR, as a revolutionary trend that can be "the next killer app" to extend the life of the smartphone market and accelerate device upgrades, led by Apple's (AAPL) iPhone. The analysts, who compare the impact of AR to the launch of Apple's App Store nearly a decade ago, add that they "don't expect the Android ecosystem to stand still in response." Huberty and the team raised the firm's "bull case" valuation of Apple, which they see taking the lead in AR, to $253 from $203. While they see Apple as "the clear leader" in AR, Google (GOOG) and Tencent (TCEHY) are also well-positioned and "interesting use cases" in e-commerce could benefit Alibaba (BABA) and Amazon (AMZN), they add.
05/18/17
RHCO
05/18/17
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Pandora could be acquired for $12 per share, says SunTrust
After The New York Post reported that merger talks between Pandora (P) and Sirius XM (SIRI) have resumed, SunTrust analyst Matthew Thornton says that Pandora can be acquired for a per share price of "$9+-$12+." He thinks that other suitors besides Sirius could include Tencent (TCEHY), Spotify, and Google (GOOG,GOOGL) However, the analyst adds that Pandora's new features have not impacted the company's fundamentals significantly, while the launch of its new products has been delayed. He cut his price target on the shares to $10.50 from $16 but kept a Buy rating on the stock.
04/18/17
BNCH
04/18/17
INITIATION
Target $140
BNCH
Benchmark initates China internet sector with positive bias
Benchmark analyst Fawne Jiang initiated coverage of China's internet sector, on which she is positive given her expectation for continued solid growth. Within the space, Tencent (TCEHY) and Alibaba (BABA) are her top platform picks; Weibo (WB) is her top social media play; Ctrip.com (CTRP) and China Lodging (HTHT) are her travel preferences; and TAL Education (TAL) and New Oriental Education (EDU) are her China education plays.
AAPL Apple
$159.88

1.6 (1.01%)

09/14/17
MAXM
09/14/17
NO CHANGE
MAXM
Apple fiscal 2018 EPS estimate raised at Maxim
After Apple announced that it would charge $1,000 for its iPhone X, Maxim analyst Nehal Chokshi increased his fiscal 2018 EPS estimate for the company to $13+ from $11.75. According to the analyst, the consensus estimate is roughly $11. However, the analyst lowered his fiscal 2018 iPhone unit sales estimate for Greater China by 25% and cut his fiscal 2018 iPhone unit sales estimate outside of Greater China by 8%. He raised his price target on the stock to $182 from $180 and keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
09/15/17
KEYB
09/15/17
NO CHANGE
Target $62
KEYB
Overweight
Criteo has workaround to Apple cookie disabler, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Andy Hargreaves recommends buying Criteo (CRTO) after the company at an event yesterday detailed its Commerce Marketing Platform, which aggregates online and offline data across partners to create a "Shopper Graph." The product has the potential to create new product areas, deepen partnerships and expand Criteo's "moat," Hargreaves tells investors in a research note. The stock has been weak on Apple's (AAPL) upcoming Intelligent Tracking Prevention rollout, which attempts to disable third-party tracking cookies after 24 hours, Hargreaves points out. He sees the issue as transitory, however, noting Criteo has a workaround that he believes will prove effective with direct publisher relationships. The analyst views Criteo's risk/reward as attractive and keeps an Overweight rating on the name with a $62 price target.
09/15/17
09/15/17
UPGRADE
Target $62.5

Outperform
Qualcomm upgraded to Outperform on 3D sensing opportunity at Northland
As previously reported, Northland analyst Tom Sepenzis upgraded Qualcomm (QCOM) to Outperform from Market Perform on expectations for market share gains in 2018, particularly at the high end, as he sees the company and partner Himax (HIMX) as well positioned to become the "de facto leading 3D sensing solution" with Android manufacturers who follow the lead of Apple's (AAPL) new iPhone X. From what he understands, handset makers that want to use its SLiM structured light solution will have to use Qualcomm's next generation Snapdragon chipset too, he tells investors. Sepenzis keeps a $62.50 price target on Qualcomm shares.
09/14/17
BERN
09/14/17
NO CHANGE
BERN
A.I. 'moving to the edge,' no material impact yet, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Pierre Ferragu notes that Apple has announced the much-leaked iPhone X, 8 and 8 plus, and provided additional details provided about the iPhone X's new chip, the A11. While the chip is confirming that A.I. is moving to the edge with applications heavy on pictures and video, it does not have a material impact on leading edge silicon content yet, he argues. The analyst points out that the A11 counts only 30% more transistors than the A10.
P Pandora
$8.12

-0.05 (-0.61%)

08/01/17
STFL
08/01/17
NO CHANGE
STFL
Pandora price target lowered to $12 from $14 at Stifel
After Pandora reported a lower than expected Q2 per share loss but lowered its revenue guidance, Stifel analyst John Egbert reduced his price target "to reflect a more modest near-term growth outlook." However, the analyst noted that the company expects trends in its ad business to improve in 2H17, and he says that the company's Premium business grew at a "healthy" rate. He keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
08/01/17
BOFA
08/01/17
NO CHANGE
Target $7.5
BOFA
Underperform
Pandora price target lowered to $7.50, no turnaround in sight, says BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Nat Schindler said Pandora reported a Q1 beat but guidance was well below the Street. The analyst thinks structural problems are deep and said its hard to see how the model will work without major cost cutting. Schindler said Pandora is challenged by declining users and cut his price target to $7.50 from $9 and reiterated its Underperform rating.
08/15/17
STFL
08/15/17
NO CHANGE
STFL
New executives could be 'very valuable' to Pandora, says Stifel
Stifel analyst John Egbert says that Pandora's new CEO, Roger Lynch, and its new board member, Michael Lynton , "bring decades of valuable experience as high-ranking media executives, which Pandora can surely use more of at this junction." The analyst says that the pair's "experience and expertise..could be very valuable to Pandora." The analyst keeps a $12 price target and a Buy rating on the shares.
08/01/17
WEDB
08/01/17
NO CHANGE
WEDB
Pandora to reach profitability faster than previously expected, says Wedbush
After Pandora reported lower than expected revenue but a lower than expected loss, Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter thinks that the company's subscription totals and marketing spending will be lower than he previously expected. As a result;, he expects Pandora to return to profitability more quickly than he previously believed and says that "a return to profitability" this year has become more likely. The analyst keeps a $15 price target and an Outperform rating on the stock.

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Juno Therapeutics

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Aetna

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Blue Apron

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Dr Pepper Snapple

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