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Snap announces 3D World Lenses for advertisers, TechCrunch reports

Snap Inc. (SNAP) announced the availability of its World Lenses augmented reality feature for advertisers, TechCrunch reports, citing comments from Snap's Imran Khan on stage at Ad Week New York. The company unveiled the launch of the sponsored 3D World Lenses along with launch partners Warner Bros. (TWX) and Bud Light (BUD), both of which will be debuting branded 3D World Lenses as part of marketing campaigns, the report says. Reference Link

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09/25/17
JPMS
09/25/17
NO CHANGE
Target $14
JPMS
Neutral
Snap price target lowered to $14 from $16 at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth lowered his estimates for Snap citing the transition to self-serve, tougher comps in the second half of 2017 and "mixed sentiment" from his firm's channel checks with advertiser. Snap's ad monetization is likely taking longer than expected, Anmuth tells investors in a research note. He cut his price target for the shares to $14 and keeps a Neutral rating on Snap.
09/15/17
CANT
09/15/17
NO CHANGE
Target $17
CANT
Overweight
Cantor, positive on monetization per minute, boosts Snap target to $17
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Kip Paulson raised his price target for Snap shares to $17 from $15 and keeps an Overweight rating on the name. The stock closed yesterday down 12c to $14.91. Snap's monetization per minute, aided by differentiated Snap shows landing on the platform and the secular rise of mobile video, has "significant upside potential," Paulson tells investors in a research note. He believes the company's 30 minutes per day of user engagement and monetization potential from Snap shows are underappreciated by the Street.
09/11/17
09/11/17
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Snap (SNAP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank with analyst Lloyd Walmsley saying the risk/reward is more balanced with the shares up 29% since August 11. 2. Owens Corning (OC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura Instinet with analyst Michael Wood saying high expectations create a balanced risk/reward at current share levels. 3. Kroger (KR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank with analyst Shane Higgins saying the company's sales and earnings growth for the next few years are likely to be below historical averages as it enters a period of increased investment, which warrants a lower multiple. 4. Sony (SNE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Kota Ezawa saying the shares, following the recent rally, are now around fair value. The analyst expects the company's earnings growth to slow. 5. Newell Brands (NWL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies with analyst Kevin Grundy citing management's "recent cautionary commentary" on its outlook for the second half of 2018. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/11/17
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Facebook taking long-term view of video opportunity, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Peter Stabler notes that Facebook (FB) is reportedly willing to spend as much as $1B to cultivate original video programming through 2018. The analyst believes that the scale of potential investment and particular investment targets suggest that Facebook is taking a long-term view of the video opportunity and that investments are likely to "significantly outstrip" near-term video monetization. Additionally, the company appears determined to drive Stories adoption in core Facebook to head off the threat of competitive incursion by Snap (SNAP), while expanding the distribution of advertising stories being widely adopted by marketers on Instagram.
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RAJA
09/28/17
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RAJA
DOJ appointment catalyst for CenturyLink, Level 3 deal, says Raymond James
Makan Delrahim was finally confirmed by the Senate yesterday as head of the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Raymond James analyst Frank Louthan tells investors in a research note. He believes not having an antitrust head is at least partially to blame for the delay in mergers and acquisitions in the Technology & Communications space this year, including outstanding transactions like CenturyLink (CTL)/Level 3 Communications (LVLT) and AT&T (T)/Time Warner (TWX), as well as potential deals like Sprint (S)/T-Mobile U.S. (TMUS). The appointment of Delrahim is a catalyst for the approval of CenturyLink's acquisition of Level 3, where the Department of Justice has been the bottleneck, Louthan writes.
08/04/17
LEHM
08/04/17
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LEHM
Equal Weight
Time Warner downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
08/07/17
EVER
08/07/17
DOWNGRADE
EVER
In Line
Time Warner downgraded to In Line from Outperform at Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst Vijay Jayant dowgnraded Time Warner (TWX) to In Line saying shares are trading 5% below the $108 merger price with AT&T (T).
09/18/17
FBCO
09/18/17
DOWNGRADE
FBCO
Time Warner downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Omar Sheikh downgraded Time Warner (TWX) saying he expects the acquisition by AT&T (T) to be approved shortly and believes objections from Brazilian regulators likely to be surmountable.
BUD AB InBev
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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. DowDuPont (DWDP) initiated with a Top Pick at RBC Capital. 2. Electronic Arts (EA) was initiated with a Conviction Buy while Activision Blizzard (ATVI) was initiated with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs. 3. AB InBev (BUD) initiated with a Buy at Argus. 4. LivaNova (LIVN) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. 5. Fate Therapeutics (FATE) resumed with an Outperform at Leerink. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/08/17
ARGS
09/08/17
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ARGS
Buy
AB InBev initiated with a Buy at Argus
Argus analyst Stephen Biggar started coverage of AB InBev with a $136 price target and a Buy rating. The analyst noted that the company's organic growth accelerated year-over-year in 1H17. He thinks that the company's growth can accelerate modestly going forward, while its margins can rise. The analyst says that the company can benefit from increased penetration in emerging markets, higher demand for premium beers and increased sales of nonalcoholic drinks.
05/05/17
STFL
05/05/17
NO CHANGE
STFL
AB InBev price target raised to $134 from $116 at Stifel
Stifel analyst Mark Swartzberg increased his price target on AB InBev, citing the company's improved organic growth and its recent trend of ramping up the distribution of beverages it acquired in multiple markets. He expects the company's accelerated growth rate to continue and keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
03/02/17
BOFA
03/02/17
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BOFA
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