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BABA

Alibaba

$171.65

0.66 (0.39%)

, TCEHY

Tencent

$43.29

0.05 (0.12%)

11:01
09/28/17
09/28
11:01
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11:01

Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu to set up branches in new Xiongan zone, Reuters says

Alibaba (BABA), Tencent (TCEHY) and Baidu (BIDU) all expect to establish branches in China's new Xiongan economic zone after President Xi Jinping announced the launch of the area in April, Reuters reports, citing the Xinhua News Agency. The Xiongan management committee has approved a group of 48 companies, including 14 Chinese IT firms, 15 financial firms, seven research institutes and five green technology businesses, to set up branches in the region. Reference Link

BABA

Alibaba

$171.65

0.66 (0.39%)

TCEHY

Tencent

$43.29

0.05 (0.12%)

BIDU

Baidu

$239.82

3.63 (1.54%)

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BABA Alibaba
$171.65

0.66 (0.39%)

09/22/17
UBSW
09/22/17
NO CHANGE
Target $77
UBSW
Buy
Altaba price target raised to $77 from $70 at UBS
UBS analyst Eric Sheridan raised his price target for Altaba (AABA) shares to $77 and keeps a Buy rating on the name. Three months into its trading, the market is still a applying a "deep discount" to any potential tax efficiency on asset value to the company's stakes in Alibaba (BABA) and Yahoo Japan (YAHOY), Sheridan tells investors in a research note. After speaking with tax experts, the analyst believes there are tax efficient structures with precedence that Altaba can leverage. Further, the possibility of a federal tax cut provides additional optionality for tax efficiency, Sheridan adds.
09/22/17
CANT
09/22/17
INITIATION
Target $213
CANT
Overweight
Alibaba initiated with an Overweight at Cantor
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Naoshi Nema started Alibaba with an Overweight rating and $213 price target.
09/22/17
09/22/17
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Alibaba (BABA) initiated with an Overweight at Cantor. 2. Digital Realty (DLR) initiated with a Market Perform at William Blair. 3. PNM Resources (PNM) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo. 4. Madrigal Pharmaceuticals (MDGL) initiated with an Outperform at Evercore ISI. 5. Becton Dickinson (BDX) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/26/17
WELS
09/26/17
INITIATION
Target $225
WELS
Outperform
Alibaba resumed with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Ken Sena resumed coverage on Alibaba with an Outperform and $225 price target.
TCEHY Tencent
$43.29

0.05 (0.12%)

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.
09/27/17
WELS
09/27/17
INITIATION
WELS
Outperform
Tencent initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
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.
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.
BIDU Baidu
$239.82

3.63 (1.54%)

09/26/17
WELS
09/26/17
INITIATION
Target $290
WELS
Outperform
Baidu initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Ken Sena initiated Baidu with an Outperform and $290 price target given its high leverage to new neural networking-backed computing trends and given its China-leading position in neural networking research and its leading Search, Maps and Video platforms.
09/27/17
HSBC
09/27/17
NO CHANGE
HSBC
Baidu price target raised to $282 from $245 at HSBC
HSBC analyst Chi Tsang raised the price target on Baidu, saying that the company "has a dual tailwind of revenue acceleration and margin expansion." The analyst expects the company to be boosted by more favorable comps, new AI-driven products, lower marketing costs and the growth of its iQyi video games. Tsang is upbeat on the company's new management and proedicts that its revenue will jump by 25% and 33% in 2017 and 2018, respectively. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
09/27/17
09/27/17
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. Netflix (NFLX), JD.com (JD) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo, and Baidu (BIDU) were initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo. 2. Zealand Pharma (ZEAL) initiated with a Buy at Goldman Sachs. 3. Olin (OLN) initiated with a Buy at Citi. 4. First Horizon (FHN) resumed with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. 5. CRH (CRH) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/14/17
SBSH
09/14/17
NO CHANGE
Target $253
SBSH
Buy
Baidu price target raised to $253 from $229 at Citi
Citi analyst Alicia Yap raised her price target for Baidu shares to $253 saying the company can "finally dis-engage" from the transaction services monetization model after announcing the disposal of its Takeout Delivery business. The analyst sees "upside catalyst potential" should Baidu's monetization efforts and commercialization of artificial intelligence-initiatives become more visible. She keeps a Neutral rating on the shares.

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FUL

H.B. Fuller

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TWX

Time Warner

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SNE

Sony

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FOX

21st Century Fox

$26.84

0.14 (0.52%)

FOXA

21st Century Fox

$27.50

0.13 (0.47%)

LGF.A

Lionsgate

$30.09

-0.08 (-0.27%)

DIS

Disney

$99.40

0.39 (0.39%)

VIAB

Viacom

$26.70

0.17 (0.64%)

VIA

Viacom

$34.00

-0.05 (-0.15%)

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SFNC

Simmons First National

$60.45

0.9 (1.51%)

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HLX

Helix Energy

$7.76

-0.13 (-1.65%)

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GM

General Motors

$45.61

0.26 (0.57%)

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GOOG

Alphabet

$988.20

3.75 (0.38%)

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3.23 (0.32%)

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AAPL

Apple

$156.25

0.27 (0.17%)

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Amazon.com

$982.91

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$156.25

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Amazon.com

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Facebook

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GOOG

Alphabet

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MSFT

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XBKS

Xenith Bankshares

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ROKA

Roka Bioscience

$1.53

-0.24 (-13.56%)

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SGU

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-0.16 (-1.50%)

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ETRM

EnteroMedics

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PSTB

Park Sterling Bank

$12.84

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$92.15

-0.2 (-0.22%)

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South State

$92.15

-0.2 (-0.22%)

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-0.02 (-0.16%)

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FSBK

First South Bancorp

$18.66

0.14 (0.76%)

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$36.17

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CARO

Carolina Financial

$36.17

0.23 (0.64%)

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$18.66

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FOXA

21st Century Fox

$27.50

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TM

Toyota

$123.71

0.64 (0.52%)

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ICE

IntercontinentalExchange

$66.12

-0.73 (-1.09%)

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Bank of America

$27.17

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$66.12

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Bank of America

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0.59 (2.22%)

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