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MSFT

Microsoft

$83.72

1.19 (1.44%)

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Apple

$173.14

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Microsoft's Skype removed from Apple, Android China app stores, Reuters says

Microsoft's (MSFT) Skype has disappeared from app stores in China including that of Apple (AAPL), Reuters reports. Responding to questions about Skype's absence, late on Tuesday Apple said it had removed several internet phone call apps from its App Store in China after the country's government claimed they violated local laws. Reference Link

MSFT

Microsoft

$83.72

1.19 (1.44%)

AAPL

Apple

$173.14

3.16 (1.86%)

GOOG

Alphabet

$1,034.49

16.11 (1.58%)

GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

$1,050.30

15.64 (1.51%)

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MSFT Microsoft
$83.72

1.19 (1.44%)

11/09/17
UBSW
11/09/17
INITIATION
Target $105
UBSW
Buy
Microsoft assumed with a Buy at UBS
UBS analyst Jennifer Swanson Lowe assumed coverage of Microsoft with a Buy rating and raised her price target for the shares to $105 from $82. The analyst sees Commercial Cloud adding the next $50B of revenue with better margins than the Street expects.
11/15/17
BERN
11/15/17
NO CHANGE
Target $100
BERN
Outperform
Microsoft building for Cloud business larger than most expect, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Mark Moerdler notes that Microsoft (MSFT) has a much larger datacenter footprint compared to its peers such as AWS (AMZN) and Google (GOOG;GOOL). Looking at datacenter investment, the analyst thinks Microsoft is building for Cloud business larger than most expect, growth in Azure and Commercial Cloud should continue to remain strong, and given Microsoft Commercial cloud is already at AWS like GM, it should have even better GM as they fill into the built capacity. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating and $100 price target on Microsoft's shares.
10/31/17
10/31/17
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. Microsoft (MSFT) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst Joseph Bonner saying Microsoft is positioned to grow its commercial revenue within its "massive" commercial user base. 2. Cerner (CERN) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird with analyst Matthew Gillmor citing improved sentiment, expectations for revenue and earnings growth acceleration, and its discounted valuation. 3. Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Johnson Rice. 4. Merck (MRK) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies with analyst Jeffrey Holford saying the sharp decline in the shares over the past few trading days has removed much of the downside. 5. Simpson Manufacturing (SSD) was upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird and to Buy from Neutral at DA Davidson. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/03/17
DBAB
11/03/17
NO CHANGE
Target $100
DBAB
Buy
Microsoft price target raised to $100 from $95 at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Karl Keirstead raised his price target for Microsoft to $100 saying he feels "incrementally better" after speaking to management. The consensus outlook among investors long the stock is for fiscal 2019 free cash flow of around $5.25 per share, and a multiple on that of 18-20 times yields the $100-plus price targets, Keirstead tells investors in a research note. He maintains a Buy rating on Microsoft.
AAPL Apple
$173.14

3.16 (1.86%)

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.
11/10/17
COWN
11/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $195
COWN
Outperform
Universal Display price target raised to $195 from $155 at Cowen
Cowen analyst Robert Stone raised his price target on Universal Display (OLED) to $195 from $155 as he believes the company is poised for a strong 2018. The analyst cited several triggers, including its multi-year deal with Samsung (SSNLF) and the continued ramp of Apple's (AAPL) iPhone X. Stone reiterated his Outperform rating on Universal Display shares.
11/14/17
WELS
11/14/17
INITIATION
Target $195
WELS
Market Perform
Apple resumed with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Aaron Rakers resumed coverage of Apple with a Market Perform rating and $195 price target.
11/20/17
ADAM
11/20/17
NO CHANGE
Target $195
ADAM
Buy
Apple holiday season expected to be strong, says Canaccord
Canaccord analyst T. Michael Walkley said his North American survey indicates strong initial demand for the iPhone X with decreasing lead times, which suggests ramped up production. He believes Apple continues to grow its market share of the premium tier smartphone market with an installed base that will drive strong replacement sales and earnings as well as cash flow generation to fund long-term capital gains. Walkley reiterated his Buy rating and $195 price target on Apple shares.
GOOG Alphabet
$1,034.49

16.11 (1.58%)

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.
10/31/17
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.
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.
GOOGL Alphabet Class A
$1,050.30

15.64 (1.51%)

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.

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Disney

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TSLA

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Bitcoin

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Disney

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