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QCOM

Qualcomm

$53.00

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Qualcomm asks China to halt production, sale of iPhones, Bloomberg reports

Qualcomm (QCOM) has filed lawsuits in China aiming to prohibit the sale and manufacturing of Apple (AAPL) iPhones in the country, Bloomberg reports. The San Diego-based company seeks to inflict harm on Apple in China and cut off production in a country where most iPhones are made, the report says. Qualcomm filed the suits in a Beijing IP court alleging patent infringement and seeking injunctive relief, the report says, citing company spokeswoman Christine Trimble. "Apple employs technologies invented by Qualcomm without paying for them," Trimble said. Reference Link

QCOM

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QCOM Qualcomm
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Qualcomm upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Northland
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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.
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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. Dish (DISH) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi with analyst Jason Bazinet saying the valuation seems fair following the recent weakness in the shares. 2. First Solar (FSLR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Vishal Shah saying channel checks indicate that "robust" U.S. demand is driving module prices higher. 3. Southwest (LUV) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Jamie Baker saying the recent correction in Southwest shares makes for a "compelling" risk-to-reward profile. 4. Qualcomm (QCOM) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Northland with analyst Tom Sepenzis citing 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. 5. Harsco (HSC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst David Coleman saying cost cutting initiatives, returns on prior investments, and improving end market demand have resulted in above Street results in the first half of 2017. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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09/22/17
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Target $9.5
RBCM
Sector Perform
BlackBerry can use $1.6B of cash on acquisitions, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Paul Treiber says BlackBerry (BBRY) has $2.36B in cash after the $940M award from Qualcomm (QCOM). The company can use up to $1.6B of the cash on acquisitions, which may be accretive to earnings and the stock price, Treiber tells investors in a research note. He fells an acquisition of a company with organic growth above BlackBerry's targeted 10%-15% software growth "would be a tailwind to BlackBerry's organic growth." Treiber expects in-line Q2 results from BlackBerry on September 28 and keeps a Sector Perform rating on the shares.
AAPL Apple
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-0.55 (-0.35%)

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PIPR
10/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $196
PIPR
Overweight
Piper teen survey shows Apple remains dominant brand
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson says his firm's s bi-annual teen survey shows Apple's place as the dominant device brand among teens remains intact. Of the over 6,000 teens surveyed, 78% have an iPhone, up from 76% in the spring, and 82% anticipate their next phone to be an iPhone, Olson tells investors in a research note. The Apple Watch was the top smartwatch among teens, garnering 12%, with the Samsung Gear next on the list at 2%, the analyst adds. He maintains an Overweight rating on Apple with a $196 price target.
10/11/17
MSCO
10/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $199
MSCO
Overweight
Apple target raised to $199 on higher U.S. iPhone estimates at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty said the firm's smartphone survey conducted after Apple's September product launch showed that iPhone retention and "switcher" rates, or the percentage of non-iPhone users expected to move to an iPhone, have increased from the firm's last check in April. Given the new survey data, the firm's estimate of North American iPhone shipments was raised to 74M from 72M units and, keeping the rest of the world unchanged, that drives its global iPhone upgrade forecast to 268M units from 266M. Noting this increased forecast, along with "surprisingly bullish" Apple Watch demand revealed in the survey, Huberty raised her price target on Apple shares to $199 from $194 and keeps an Overweight rating on the stock.
10/12/17
LSCM
10/12/17
NO CHANGE
Target $13
LSCM
Buy
Lake Street checks confirm Apple supply chain issues impacting Himax
Lake Street analyst Jaeson Schmidt says recent channel checks indicate the "well-rumored" supply chain issues at Apple (AAPL) and pushouts at Android manufacturers could create headwinds the rest of this year for Himax Technologies and cause 2018 to be more second half weighted than originally expected. The analyst, while admitting his upgrade of Himax two weeks ago was premature, keeps a Buy rating on the shares. Himax has not lost these sockets, but rather is being impacted by timetable shifts, Schmidt tells investors in a research note. He still believes the 3D sensing market has the potential to drive significant growth for the company longer-term. The analyst lowered his 2017 earnings per share estimate for Himax to 9c from 12c and 2018 estimate to 30c from 38c.
10/13/17
LEHM
10/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $161
LEHM
Equal Weight
Apple price target raised to $161 from $146 at Barclays
Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz raised his price target for Apple to $161 while keeping an Equal Weight rating on the shares. Industry and media "noise" over supply chain constraints impacting iPhone AX volumes are likely to persist into the first half of 2018, Moskowitz tells investors in a research note titled "Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring Up 'Da Margin." This should ease by next year's June quarter, however, setting the stage for bigger year-over-year unit growth as well as higher gross margin trends, the analyst adds.

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