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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,193.60

-2.23 (-0.19%)

, DIS

Disney

$103.41

0.62 (0.60%)

09:04
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09:04

Disney selects Amazon as public cloud infrastructure provider

Amazon Web Services (AMZN) announced that The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider. Disney will expand its use of AWS to migrate production workloads to the AWS Cloud. Disney already leverages AWS's industry-leading services for a wide variety of use cases, including websites and digital properties across all its brands, analytics, mobile, business applications, and machine learning. For more than eight years, AWS and Disney have collaborated to drive IT innovation. AWS has provided ongoing architectural best-practices support to enable Disney's planned migrations from on-premises to a cloud-based architecture. Disney's various segments, including Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, and The Walt Disney Studios, currently run business-critical workloads on AWS, driving optimal operational performance and customer experiences.

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,193.60

-2.23 (-0.19%)

DIS

Disney

$103.41

0.62 (0.60%)

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AMZN Amazon.com
$1,193.60

-2.23 (-0.19%)

11/28/17
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.
11/29/17
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.
11/29/17
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.
11/29/17
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.
DIS Disney
$103.41

0.62 (0.60%)

11/10/17
BERN
11/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $101
BERN
Market Perform
Disney deal for Fox wouldn't solve underlying problems, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger noted that Disney (DIS) has gone from a situation where reported EPS was going up but its stock price was going down to one where EPS is going down but the stock has been going up a bit driven by M&A speculation. However, he contends that the current round of renewed M&A speculation is happening because underlying fundamentals are "so bad" and even if a deal for Disney to buy Fox (FOXA) assets happens it wouldn't solve the underlying problems. He also thinks the chances of a Disney-Fox deal as currently described are "very low." Juenger maintains a Market Perform rating and $101 price target on Disney shares.
11/10/17
EVER
11/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $120
EVER
Outperform
Evercore ISI incrementally optimistic on Disney's FY18 outlook
Evercore ISI analyst Vijay Jayant came away from Disney's lackluster Q4 report incrementally optimistic on the company's FY18 outlook. He said the massive film slate for the coming year should translate into double-digit full year revenue and OIBDA gains, while underlying trends at the media networks division are improving. Jayant believes management is making the right strategic decisions and the fresh guidance could be a modest postive for sentiment. Jayant rares Disney and Outperform with a $120 price target.
11/15/17
LOOP
11/15/17
NO CHANGE
Target $103
LOOP
Hold
Disney stock price to remain range-bound for some time, says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst David Miller says the move higher in Disney (DIS) stock price on Friday of last week had more to do with CEO Bob Iger's claim to price the company's "over the top" offerings below Netflix (NFLX) rather than stabilization in Cable subscriber base. Miller adds that speculation that Disney can "displace" Netflix was a "near-term overreaction", keeping his Hold rating and $103 price target.
11/17/17
RILY
11/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $36
RILY
Neutral
21st Century Fox price target raised to $36 from $29 at B. Riley FBR
B. Riley FBR analyst Barton Crockett raised his price target for 21st Century Fox (FOXA) to $36 citing recent reports that Disney (DIS), Comcast (CMCSA), Verizon (VZ) or Sony (SNE) may make offers for the company. The "formerly unthinkable" prospect of Rupert Murdoch selling assets is likely to be factored into the equity price for some time, Crockett tells investors in a research. He keeps a Neutral rating on Fox given the stock's proximity to his new target.

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