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iRobot

$76.70

-2.27 (-2.87%)

05:54
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iRobot checks suggest 'exceptionally strong quarter,' says Piper Jaffray

Piper Jaffray analyst Troy Jensen says his channel checks throughout the holiday season indicate the robotic vacuum market is experiencing "exceptionally strong demand" and that iRobot likely exceeded consensus expectations in Q4. Throughout the month of December, out-of-stock retailers increased to extremely high levels while pricing increased on Amazon's website, Jensen tells investors in a research note. He believes the data point to an "exceptionally strong quarter" for iRobot. The analyst, however, reiterates a Neutral rating on the shares with a $69 price target. He still has concerns that competition from Shark and others could eat into iRobot's share and margins, but admits this likely won't be an issue "anytime soon."

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IRBT iRobot
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INITIATION

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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Netflix (NFLX) initiated with a Buy at Monness Crespi. 2. iRobot (IRBT) initiated with a Neutral at Citi. 3. Asure Software (ASUR) initiated with a Buy at Craig-Hallum. 4. First Horizon (FHN) reinstated with an Equal Weight at Barclays. 5. CBTX (CBTX) was initiated with a Hold at Sandler O'Neill, an Overweight at Stephens, and a Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/04/17
SBSH
12/04/17
INITIATION
Target $74
SBSH
Neutral
iRobot initiated with a Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Asiya Merchant started iRobot with a Neutral rating and $74 price target. The analyst views the company as a market leader in the "high growth marketplace" for domestic household robots, but expects competition to remain intense and for operating expenses to remain high. Merchant wants to see sustainable margin improvements to get more positive on the shares.
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SIDC
10/27/17
UPGRADE
Target $90
SIDC
Buy
iRobot upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sidoti
Sidoti analyst Frank Camma upgraded iRobot to Buy with a $90 price target saying concerns over weak China sales and new competition is exaggerated.
10/26/17
ADAM
10/26/17
NO CHANGE
Target $65
ADAM
Hold
iRobot price target lowered to $65 from $95 at Canaccord
Canaccord analyst Bobby Burleson lowered his price target on iRobot to $65 from $95 following Q3 results. The analyst said the results brought a disappointing outlook from China and he expects multiple compression on competitive concerns and a lack of visibility into organic demand in 2018. Burleson maintained his Hold rating on iRobot shares.

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