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Verizon

$49.92

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Verizon to launch 5G residential broadband services in up to 5 markets in 2018

Verizon Communications announced it will launch wireless residential broadband services in three to five U.S. markets in 2018. Verizon's first commercial launch is planned to be in Sacramento, Calif., in the second half of 2018. Details of that launch, and the announcement of additional markets, will be provided at a later date. Verizon has successfully trialed 5G residential applications in 11 markets in 2017. The commercial launch is based on customer experience and on Verizon's confidence in new technology powered by millimeter-wave spectrum. Verizon estimates the market opportunity for initial 5G residential broadband services to be approximately 30M households nationwide. The 5G commercial launch will not have a material impact on Verizon's consolidated capital expenditures in 2018. The company expects its full-year 2018 capital spending program to be consistent with the past several years.

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VZ Verizon
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Verizon (VZ) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo with analyst Jennifer Fritzsche saying after dropping 16% since mid-January, "much of the bad news is behind the stock" in terms of wireless service revenue declines. 2. 3D Systems (DDD) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Piper Jaffray with analyst Troy Jensen saying he sees limited downside from current share levels. 3. Viacom (VIAB, VIA) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank with analyst Bryan Kraft saying he sees limited room for further multiple compression. 4. Maxwell (MXWL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Roth Capital with analyst Craig Irwin saying he sees consensus estimates as achievable for 2018, and merger synergies with NessCap should start making a more material contribution over the next few quarters. 5. National Beverage (FIZZ) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna with analyst Pablo Zuanic citing his increased conviction on the sales and bottom-line upside of the company. 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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Verizon upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Jennifer Fritzsche upgraded Verizon Communications to Outperform and raised her price target for the shares to $50 from $48. After dropping 16% since mid-January, "much of the bad news is behind the stock" in terms of wireless service revenue declines, Fritzsche tells investors in a research note. Further, the analyst expects Verizon to lay out its fiber initiative and the math behind it sooner rather than later, and that this will provide a "convincing case for both revenue growth and cost containment." Fritzsche calls Verizon an "attractive yield play" at current share levels.
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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.
11/06/17
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Carrier surveys indicate strong demand, tight supply for iPhone X, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst John Vinh says surveys at U.S. carriers on the iPhone X launch day and throughout the weekend indicate healthy initial response to Apple's (AAPL) new flagship model. Further, his surveys indicate most of the stores were sold out within a few hours after opening despite limited promotional activity. Supply was scarce as most T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S) stores indicated that they had not received any iPhone X shipments, and several AT&T (T) and Verizon (VZ) stores estimated they will need to wait until December before receiving additional shipments, he contends. Vihn's favorite Apple-related suppliers are Broadcom (AVGO), Cirrus Logic (CRUS), Cypress Semiconductor (CY), and Skyworks (SWKS).

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