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Alphabet

$1,031.26

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Alphabet Class A

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Google supports U.S. effort to disclose online political ad buyers, Reuters says

Google (GOOG, GOOGL) has said that it "strongly supports" stricter regulation on online political advertisements as part of an effort to prevent "foreign abuse and influence" in elections, Reuters reports, citing a letter sent by Google to the Federal Election Commission. The FEC voted in September to consider extending political ad disclosure rules to online activity amid lawmakers' criticisms of Google, Facebook (FB) and Twitter (TWTR) for failing to stop Russian agents from purchasing ads on their services. Google said, ""Google strongly supports the commission's proposal to proceed with a rulemaking so that the commission can provide the clarity that campaigns and other political advertisers need to determine what disclaimers they are required to include." Reference Link

GOOG

Alphabet

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GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

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FB

Facebook

$179.30

-0.26 (-0.14%)

TWTR

Twitter

$19.90

0.31 (1.58%)

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GOOG Alphabet
$1,031.26

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11/08/17
UBSW
11/08/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $7
UBSW
Sell
Snap downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst Eric Sheridan downgraded Snap (SNAP) to Sell and cut his price target for the shares to $7 from $12 following last night's Q3 results. The camera company is down 19%, or $2.88, to $12.24 in premarket trading. In a post-earnings research note titled "SNAP Crackle Flop," Sheridan says he finds it very likely that Snap will continue to struggle on "multiple fronts" in the coming 12 months. A redesigned app could bring opportunity but also platform disruption, Sheridan writes. He believes trying to scale its ad business amid "tepid" user growth while competing against Alphabet (GOOG), Facebook (FB) and Amazon.com (AMZN) is likely going to prove difficult for Snap.
10/27/17
UBSW
10/27/17
NO CHANGE
Target $1165
UBSW
Buy
Alphabet report shows strong advertising momentum, says UBS
UBS analyst Eric Sheridan said Alphabet's Q3 results presented a story of stable and strong ad revenue momentum, an upside surprise on margins, and raised forward earnings estimates. The analyst said the company is deploying free cash flow into a series of long-term opportunities, which are admittedly in the early days of P&L contribution. Sheridan reiterated his Buy rating and raised his price target to $1,165 from $1,080 on Alphabet shares.
10/27/17
BARD
10/27/17
NO CHANGE
Target $1150
BARD
Outperform
Alphabet results show ability to adapt to changing trends, says Baird
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian said Alphabet reported impressive Q3 results which showed the company's ability to adapt quickly to changing internet, advertising, and commerce trends while leveraging its advanced AI/machine learning. Sebastian reiterated his Outperform rating and raised his price target to $1,150 from $1,100 on Alphabet shares.
10/31/17
ROTH
10/31/17
NO CHANGE
Target $41
ROTH
Neutral
Yelp price target raised to $41 from $35 at Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Darren Aftahi raised his price target for Yelp (YELP) to $41 from $35 ahead of quarterly results. Nonethless, the analyst says that while Yelp has divested of Eat24, he sees its go-forward business as remaining challenged by the likes of Facebook (FB), Google (GOOG; GOOGL), and now to a lesser extent, Snap (SNAP). He reiterates a Neutral rating on Yelp's shares.
GOOGL Alphabet Class A
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10/27/17
RBCM
10/27/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Alphabet Class A price target raised to $1,125 from $1,050 at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Mark Mahaney raised his price target on Alphabet Class A to $1,125 from $1,050 and maintained an Outperform rating, citing an impressive Q3 where all fundamental trends were positive, including year-over-year revenue growth and operating margin expansion.
10/27/17
GSCO
10/27/17
NO CHANGE
Target $1175
GSCO
Conviction Buy
Alphabet price target raised to $1,175 from $1,125 at Goldman Sachs
FB Facebook
$179.30

-0.26 (-0.14%)

11/02/17
STFL
11/02/17
NO CHANGE
STFL
Facebook capex guidance positive for optical component suppliers, says Stifel
Stifel analyst Patrick Newton said Facebook's (FB) guidance for capital expenditures to double from a targeted $7B in 2017 to $14B in 2018 as a positive data point for Finisar (FNSR), Lumentum (LITE), Oclaro (OCLR), Fabrinet (FN), Infinera (INFN) and Ciena (CIEN). He believes Facebook's guidance reaffirms that cloud infrastructure spending is a multi-year trend and the weakness currently being experienced by optical component suppliers represents a near-term issue around timing of expenditures.
11/02/17
FBCO
11/02/17
NO CHANGE
Target $230
FBCO
Outperform
Facebook price target lowered to $230 from $235 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Stephen Ju lowered his price target for Facebook to $230 from $235 following quarterly results. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
11/02/17
COWN
11/02/17
NO CHANGE
COWN
Cowen says Facebook capex step-up positive for Applied Optoelectronics, Arista
Cowen analyst Paul Silverstein said Facebook's (FB) plans to "double" its capital expenditures to $14B from $7B in 2018 represents a significant incremental revenue growth opportunity for optical component and system suppliers, particularly Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) and Arista Networks (ANET). He thinks Applied is maintaining a strong position at Facebook and would take advantage of weakness in the shares.
TWTR Twitter
$19.90

0.31 (1.58%)

11/03/17
ARGS
11/03/17
UPGRADE
Target $25
ARGS
Buy
Twitter upgraded to Buy at Argus on increasing user engagement
As previously noted, Argus analyst Jim Kelleher upgraded Twitter to Buy from Hold with a $25 price target, citing an increase in user engagement, strong growth in adjusted EBITDA, and anticipated return to annual revenue growth next year. Kelleher says that while Q3 revenue fell 4% on the year and ad revenue declined 8%, data & enterprise solutions sales were up over 20%. Usage also trended higher, with a 4% rise in monthly active users and a 14% increase in daily active users, says the analyst, adding that consensus estimates will move higher in Q4 and into FY18 based on the company's outlook for EBITDA margins.
11/03/17
11/03/17
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Twitter (TWTR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst Jim Kelleher citing an increase in user engagement, strong growth in adjusted EBITDA, and anticipated return to annual revenue growth next year. 2. Mattel (MAT) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at DA Davidson with analyst Linda Bolton Weiser saying while the company suspended its dividend and saw a 51% decline in operating profit, she is positive on the company's 2-year $650M cost reduction program and plans to reduce its product range. 3. Wingstop (WING) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Chris O'Cull saying he thinks the consensus 2018 same-restaurant sales projection of 3% growth will prove conservative. 4. CACI (CACI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Noble Financial with the firm's analyst saying the market overreacted to bookings and pipeline news, and views the pullback as a buying opportunity. 5. Regeneron (REGN) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Baird with analyst Brian Skorney citing better than expected Dupixent sales. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/06/17
SBSH
11/06/17
UPGRADE
Target $20
SBSH
Neutral
Twitter upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi
Citi analyst Mark May upgraded Twitter to Neutral and raised his price target for the shares to $20 from $15. The stock closed Friday up 19c to $19.90. The analyst highlights Twitter's recent stability in user metrics, advertising product improvements and recent success in signing video partner deals. He views the current valuation as fair, noting the shares have underperformed peers year-to-date despite rallying 41% from the post-Q2 earnings report lows.
11/06/17
11/06/17
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Twitter (TWTR) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi with analyst Mark May saying he views the current valuation as fair, noting the shares have underperformed peers year-to-date despite rallying 41% from the post-second quarter earnings report lows. 2. Cree (CREE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Vishal Shah saying the company's Wolfspeed business opportunity remains underappreciated even after the rally attributed to the CEO transition announcement. 3. Hyatt (H) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo with analyst Jeffrey Donnelly saying the company's shift to a fee-driven model should lead to a higher multiple. 4. Kroger (KR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Northcoast. 5. Dentsply Sirona (XRAY) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Barrington. 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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