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T

AT&T

$34.64

0.13 (0.38%)

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Time Warner

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Department of Justice sues to block AT&T, Time Warner deal

T

AT&T

$34.64

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TWX

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-1.01 (-1.14%)

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WELS
11/17/17
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Wells sees 'exceedingly low' probability of Comcast, Fox deal
Following reports that Comcast (CMCSA) is looking to buy all or part of 21st Century Fox (FOXA), Wells Fargo analyst Marci Ryvicker says the likelihood of any deal being consummated is "exceedingly low." Amid the regulatory scrutiny over AT&T's (T) proposed vertical acquisition of Time Warner (TWX), Comcast would have an "exceptionally difficult time" completing a Fox merger as it would be both vertical and horizontal in nature, Ryvicker tells investors in a research note. The analyst points out, however, that her sum-of-the-parts analysis suggests Fox is worth $41 per share.
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11/14/17
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SunTrust analyst Greg Miller lowered his price target on WideOpenWest to $18 following Q3 earnings miss, saying tighter competition and the impact from Hurricane Irma drove the shortfall. The analyst says that while the company's pending fiber network sale improves liquidity and supports Edge-Out penetration growth, competition from Charter's (CHTR) Spectrum and AT&T's (T) DirecTV offers exacerbate the decline. Miller maintains a Buy rating on the stock.
11/13/17
RSBL
11/13/17
UPGRADE
RSBL
Buy
Time Warner upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Rosenblatt
Rosenblatt analyst Alan Gould upgraded Time Warner (TWX) to Buy from Neutral with a $103 price target, up from $102. The analyst said AT&T's (T) offer is now valued at $103, but may take till April to close, instead of year end, if the Department of Justice sues to block the deal Gould believes shares are now at a level that offers the most compelling risk/reward under coverage, and sees minimal downside even it the deal falls apart, which he does not expect.
11/10/17
DBAB
11/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $99
DBAB
Buy
Deutsche Bank puts 50/50 odds on AT&T closing Time Warner deal
Recent news flow lowers the probability of AT&T (T) closing its acquisition of Time Warner (TWX), Deutsche Bank analyst Bryan Kraft tells investors in a research note. Divesting either DirecTV or Turner are both unattractive options for AT&T, the analyst contends. He puts the probability of the deal closing at 50% right now. If the deal does not close, Time Warner would attract interest from potential suitors within the media industry or outside of it, Kraft writes. He notes, however, that regulatory opposition "could potentially jeopardize certain other potential suitors' interest or ability to close." Nonetheless, the analyst believes Time Warner's stock price "would see meaningful upside in this scenario." As a standalone company, Kraft sees the stock hitting $83 in the near-term but appreciating to $95 over the next 12 months. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on Time Warner while reducing his price target to $99 from $103. The shares yesterday closed down $1.45 to $87.05.
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$87.71

-1.01 (-1.14%)

11/17/17
LOOP
11/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $103
LOOP
Hold
Time Warner opens its 'most important film of the year', says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst David Miller says Time Warner's "Justice League", opening today, may be the studio's "most important film release of the year". Miller says that based on his sources and factoring in the success of "Wonder Woman", he anticipates $120M domestic opening box office total and leading up to $700M global cumulative take. The analyst also notes that the "central issue at hand" for the company being the latest snag from Department of Justice chief antitrust officer Makan Delrahim pertaining to Time Warner merger with AT&T. Miller says the DOJ will have to address why Delrahim changed his mind on whether the merger meets his antitrust parameters. The analyst keeps his Hold rating on Time Warner and nudges his price target to $103 from $102.
11/13/17
PIVT
11/13/17
UPGRADE
Target $103
PIVT
Buy
Time Warner upgraded to Buy from Hold at Pivotal Research
Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser upgraded Time Warner (TWX) to Buy from Neutral and raised its price target to $103 from $102. The analyst is confident that some kind of transaction with AT&T (T) will eventually occur and said shares already have fallen from low levels on reduced confidence. Wieser said Time Warner is worth $81 on a stand-alone basis and views downside as limited.

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