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KSS

Kohl's

$45.38

0.49 (1.09%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$969.86

-4.33 (-0.44%)

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Citi likes Kohl's swimming with the 'shark,' boosts target to $51

Citi analyst Paul Lejuez raised his price target for Kohl's (KSS) to $51 after the company announced its second partnership with Amazon (AMZN) this month. The collaboration, at a time when department stores are struggling, shows that Kohl's management is thinking out of the box, Lejuez tells investors in a research note. He believes the partnership can work to improve traffic. It is "better to be the 'pilot fish' that swims with the 'shark' than to be hunted by the shark," the analyst contends. He keeps a Buy rating on Kohl's.

KSS

Kohl's

$45.38

0.49 (1.09%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$969.86

-4.33 (-0.44%)

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KSS Kohl's
$45.38

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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.
09/06/17
BARD
09/06/17
NO CHANGE
Target $43
BARD
Neutral
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.
09/07/17
ROTH
09/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $48
ROTH
Buy
Roth Capital still a buyer of Alarm.com on Amazon.com, Kohl's headline risk
Roth Capital analyst Darren Aftahi notes that Amazon's (AMZN) in-store presence with Kohl's (KSS) should provide another platform promoting voice-enabled devices to consumers, notably their smart home functionality. While headline risk to Alarm.com (ALRM), the analyst feels Amazon lacks the "operating system" capability to connect various smart devices into a unified platform for a single means to control smart home devices. Aftahi believes Alarm.com's ability to integrate its software, enabling devices to talk to one another is a key differentiator versus Amazon, along with its 6k independent service provider network. He reiterates a Buy rating and $48 price target on Alarm.com's shares
AMZN Amazon.com
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-4.33 (-0.44%)

09/15/17
JPMS
09/15/17
NO CHANGE
Target $75
JPMS
Overweight
CBS recent share weakness overdone, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Alexia Quadrani views the recent pullback in shares of CBS (CBS) as overdone. The stock has underperformed over the prior month, down 12% versus the S&P 500 Index up 1%, Quadrani tells investors in a research note titled "Weather Channel's Gain is NFL's Pain; CBS Weakness Overdone." The analyst attributes yesterday's selloff to NFL ratings for week one, which declined 12% year-over-year. It is unreasonable to draw conclusions from just one weekend of games, especially last weekend given the storms, the analyst argues. Further, Quadrani says CBS CEO Les Moonves' comment yesterday that Amazon (AMZN) would be interested in bidding for NFL rights when they come due early next decade is "hardly news." She keeps an Overweight rating on CBS with a $75 price target.
09/15/17
PIPR
09/15/17
UPGRADE
Target $193
PIPR
Overweight
Henry Schein upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Sarah James upgraded Henry Schein (HSIC) to Overweight and raised his price target for the shares to $193 from $190. The analyst believes concern over Amazon (AMZN) entering the market is overdone and sees potential for improvement in dental consumables based on her firm's consumer surveys. James believes the recent pullback in Henry Schein shares creates an attractive entry point. She calls the company a "high quality, low earnings risk name."
09/19/17
KEYB
09/19/17
NO CHANGE
KEYB
KeyBanc remains positive on Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts
KeyBanc analyst Evan Wingren remains positive on Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Electronic Arts (EA), and Take-Two (TTWO) after attending eSCon, a small eSports conference in Los Angeles. The analyst believes interest and momentum in the space remains high, and continues to think the majority of the economics in the industry will accrue to IP owners and scaled technology partners. Therefore, Wingren continues to see the publishers as well-positioned, as well as Amazon's (AMZN) Twitch, Google's (GOOG; GOOGL) YouTube, and Facebook (FB).
09/20/17
KEYB
09/20/17
NO CHANGE
KEYB
Toys R Us bankruptcy positive for Wal-Mart, Amazon, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Edward Yruma views the Toys R Us (TOY) bankruptcy as positive for both Wal-Mart (WMT) and Amazon (AMZN). The analyst believes that Wal-Mart's toy and baby business is over two times Toys R Us' domestic business and that its relative importance to the toy companies will only increase. Meanwhile, Yruma thinks Amazon's growth and convenience will drive continued share gains as well.

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