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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,193.60

-2.23 (-0.19%)

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NFL selects AWS as cloud and machine learning provider

Amazon Web Services announced that the National Football League as selected AWS's machine learning and data analytics services to boost the accuracy, speed, and insights provided by its Next Gen Stats platform, the NFL's player-tracking system. In choosing AWS to power Next Gen Stats, the NFL aims to develop new ways of visualizing the action on the field, uncovering deeper insights into the action on the field, and expanding the fan experience by offering a broader range of advanced statistics. In addition, AWS will become an Official Technology Provider of the NFL. Through the use of radio-frequency identification tags in player equipment and the football, Next Gen Stats captures a variety of real-time location, speed, and acceleration data. The data is analyzed on AWS and used to contextualize movement on the field for fans to see on NFL Media properties, game broadcasts, third-party digital platforms, and in-venue displays. The data is also leveraged by NFL clubs post game as part of their football operations on a weekly basis. The system creates a variety of unique player and team stats for every game such as a receiver's ability to get open and an offensive line's ability to protect the quarterback. By leveraging AWS's broad range of cloud-based machine learning capabilities, the NFL is looking to take its game-day stats to the next level so that fans and NFL Clubs can benefit from deeper insights.

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AMZN Amazon.com
$1,193.60

-2.23 (-0.19%)

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STFL
11/28/17
NO CHANGE
STFL
Atlas Air takeover by Amazon unlikely, says Stifel
Stifel analyst David Ross notes there has been speculation in the market of a takeover of Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) by Amazon.com (AMZN). The analyst sees an outright buyout of the company as unlikely. However, Ross sees a "real possibility" of Amazon extending its contract with Atlas beyond the initial order of 20 planes. He reiterates a Buy rating on the shares. Atlas Air shares are up 2% to $56.00 in afternoon trading. The analyst on November 8 upgraded the aircraft services outsourcer to Buy with a $69 price target.
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KEYB
11/29/17
NO CHANGE
KEYB
Strong attendance at Amazon conference reinforces AWS leading position, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Brent Bracelin notes that Amazon (AMZN) kicked off its flagship cloud user conference with a Partner Summit highlighted by further enterprise integration with VMware (VMW). The analyst expects news flow to pick up materially into the keynotes on Wednesday and Thursday mornings, and says that the strong attendance reinforces AWS market leading position as the largest cloud platform in IaaS/PaaS.
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WEDB
11/29/17
NO CHANGE
Target $32
WEDB
Underperform
Amazon allows deeper TV discounting at Best Buy, says Wedbush
Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter notes that online checks suggest that Best Buy (BBY) undercut Amazon (AMZN) on TV pricing throughout the Thanksgiving Holiday period, with deals continuing at Best Buy after Cyber Monday, while Amazon surprised him by raising prices. Additionally, the analyst believes Best Buy's Q4 comps guidance is more realistic, due to "Amazon's mercy." He reiterates an Underperform rating and $32 price target on Best Buy's shares.
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RBCM
11/29/17
UPGRADE
Target $96
RBCM
Sector Perform
Wal-Mart upgraded to Sector Perform at RBC Capital on investment prospects
As reported earlier, RBC Capital analyst Scot Ciccarelli upgraded Wal-Mart (WMT) to Sector Perform from Underperform and raised his price target to $96 from $92. Ciccarelli says the company's earnings growth will remain suppressed by a multi-year investment cycle, but it will ultimately come out as a "true competitor" to Amazon (AMZN). The analyst says the rating change is specifically driven by recognition of Wal-Mart's progress in upgrading its store environment and labor model as well as the vast improvements made in its e-commerce capabilities which helped generate 13 consecutive quarters of positive comps and 12 quarters of positive traffic.

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Celanese

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