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Canalys: iPhone 8 Plus out-ships iPhone 8 in Q3

According to a new report from research firm Canalys, Apple's (AAPL) iPhone 7 was the world's best-shipping smartphone in Q3 2017, with 13.0 million units shipped. The iPhone 6s was a distant second, after an uptick that resulted in 7.9 million shipments. Samsung's (SSNLF) Galaxy J2 Prime was third, with 7.8 million shipped, while Oppo took fourth and fifth place, with its A57 and R11 shipping 7.8 million and 7.2 million units respectively. Apple's iPhone 8, which launched in mid-September, did not make the top five. Worldwide smartphone shipments reached 375.9 million, up 5.9% year on year. Apple shipped 46.7 million smartphones in Q3 2017. The new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus accounted for 11.8 million of these. This falls well short of its predecessor, the iPhone 7 line, which topped 14 million in its first quarter. But while Apple shipped 5.4 million units of the iPhone 8, it shipped 6.3 million of the larger iPhone 8 Plus. This makes the iPhone 8 Plus the first iPhone Plus model to out-ship its smaller sibling in a single quarter. "Shipments of older devices, such as the iPhone 6s and SE, saw an uptick in Q3," said Ben Stanton. "The iPhone 7 also shipped strongly after its price cut in September. Apple grew in Q3, but it was these older, cheaper models that propped up total iPhone shipments. Apple is clearly making a portfolio play here. With the launch of the iPhone X, it now has five tiers of iPhone and delivers iOS at more price bands than ever before. This is a new strategy for Apple. It is aggressively defending its market share, but it will not compromise its rigid margin structure to do so." Samsung shipped 82.8 million smartphones in Q3, 8.2% more than in Q3 2016. This was thanks to growth in its J-series, which did particularly well in India and the Middle East. Samsung's new Galaxy Note8 dispelled any remaining negative sentiment around the Note series, shipping a solid 4.4 million units. For a product line aimed at driving value, not volume, this was a positive result. Reference Link

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11/07/17
NEED
11/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $120
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Buy
Skyworks price target raised to $120 from $110 at Needham
Needham analyst N. Quinn Bolton raised his price target on Skyworks (SWKS) to $120 after Q4 results showed increased content on the company's new smartphone platforms and strength in its Broad Markets business. Bolton says that Q1 outlook was in line with consensus forecasts despite the delayed launch of Apple's (AAPL) iPhone X, adding that he expects further content gains in the China markets as well. The analyst keeps his Buy rating on Skyworks.
11/07/17
ADAM
11/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $125
ADAM
Buy
Skyworks price target raised to $125 from $117 at Canaccord
Canaccord analyst T. Michael Walkley raised his price target on Skyworks (SWKS) to $125 from $117 following strong Q4 results. The analyst said ramping sales to Apple (AAPL), strong sales to leading android OEMs, and strong growth from broad markets should continue its growth for the next several years. Walkley reiterated his Buy rating on Skyworks shares.
11/08/17
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11/08/17
UPGRADE
Target $70
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Qualcomm upgraded to Outperform at RBC Capital on limited downside risks
As previously reported, RBC Capital analyst Amit Daryanani upgraded Qualcomm (QCOM) to Outperform from Sector Perform and raised his price target to $70 from $55. Daryanani says stock price valuation is attractive at current levels regardless of the Broadcom (AVGO) bid, though he notes that the probability of the initial $70 per share bid being the final price is low, with revised bids reaching high-$70 to low-$80 per share range. If Qualcomm remains independent, the analyst says the roadmap for value creation is still compelling, as the company looks to its NXP Semi (NXPI) deal, resolves Apple (AAPL) disputes, and reduces spending.
11/09/17
NOMU
11/09/17
NO CHANGE
Target $500
NOMU
Buy
Nomura sees Tesla selling all it can produce after Model 3 sedan spin
In a research note titled "Better Than Advertised," Nomura Instinet Romit Shah says he left test driving Tesla's (TSLA) Model 3 sedan feeling the automaker will be selling as many cars as it can produce for a long time. Taking the sedan for a spin reinforced the analyst's view that Tesla's addressable market opportunity is "perhaps much larger" than the BMW 3-series, Mercedes C class and Audi A4. There is a "real passion" for the brand, which is "bigger than loyalty because much of the enthusiasm comes from people who have never owned a Tesla," Shah tells investors in a research note. The only comparable product the analyst sees is Apple's (AAPL) iPhone. Apple succeeded because the world shifted from computers to smartphones and Apple had the best product, the analyst writes. Similarly, he believes there is a secular shift today from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles and that Tesla has the best product. If Tesla can overcome its operational challenges, it will see "unprecedented revenue growth and strong cash flows," Shah concludes. He has a Buy rating on Tesla with a $500 price target. The automaker closed yesterday down $1.66 to $304.39.
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09/14/17
KEYB
09/14/17
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Lack of Band 71 inclusion a near-term negative for T-Mobile, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Brandon Nispel says that the lack of inclusion of band 71, or 600 MHz spectrum, in iconic device launches from Samsung (SSNLF) and Apple (AAPL) is a clear negative for T-Mobile (TMUS). T-Mobile spent $8B to purchase this spectrum and will spend more capital going forward to build it out, without having the ability to put it to use for at least another year, he notes. Nispel believes investors are likely to view this as negative, and it could cause some weakness to shares.
09/29/17
CHLM
09/29/17
NO CHANGE
Target $48
CHLM
Buy
Craig-Hallum says Xperi suit against Samsung disappointing, but likely priced in
Craig-Hallum analyst Richard Shannon called Xperi's (XPER) lawsuit against Samsung (SSNLF) "disappointing" and said hoping Samsung settles like it did with Broadcom (AVGO) is "wishful thinking." He removed Samsung revenues from his model for Xperi through 2018, but also said he thinks most of Samsung worries are baked into the stock at current levels. Shannon maintains his Buy rating and $48 price target on Xperi, which he still sees being in a strong position.
10/13/17
BERN
10/13/17
NO CHANGE
BERN
HP analyst day projected confident tone, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst A.M. Sacconaghi says yesterday's FY18 guidance at HP Inc (HPQ) analyst day was better than expected, as management struck a "very confident tone". The analyst says there is opportunity for continue revenue growth and margin improvement in the PC business that is already "firing on all cylinders" and believes the FY18 outlook is "realistic to conservative." Sacconaghi also sees potential upside on EPS and FCF thanks to cost reduction and integration of Samsung's (SSNLF) printing business.
11/06/17
PIPR
11/06/17
NO CHANGE
Target $68
PIPR
Overweight
Best Buy setup favorable after Apple, Samsung results, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Peter Keith sees a favorable setup for Best Buy (BBY) into next week's Q3 results following earnings reports from Apple (AAPL) and Samsung (SSNLF). Both earnings reports are supportive of potential for comp upside for Best Buy over the coming quarters, Keith tells investors in a pre-earnings research note. He reiterates an Overweight rating on the shares with a $68 price target.

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PBMD

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PCTY

Paylocity

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MDC

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