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AMAT

Applied Materials

$55.92

1.32 (2.42%)

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Group luncheon to be held in Las Vegas on January 9 hosted by Evercore ISI.

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AMAT Applied Materials
$55.92

1.32 (2.42%)

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Apple estimates at limited risk after cautious iPhone report, says B. Riley FBR
B. Riley FBR analyst Craig Ellis noted the recent "divergent" reports on iPhone X demand from two Asian sources, namely Digitimes and Taiwan's Economic Daily News, pointing out that Digitimes seemed to imply a positive take about iPhone X forecasts while EDN discussed a post-holiday order cut made by the company to iPhone suppliers. Ellis said he would be opportunistic in adding to positions in some of the Apple supplier stocks being impacted by the EDN report, as he believes fundamentals continue to track toward consensus expectations, with upside possible. Ellis lists Broadcom (AVGO), Skyworks (SWKS), Applied Materials (AMAT) and Lam Research (LRCX) as among the Apple suppliers and semi equipment suppliers on which the firm maintains Buy ratings.
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01/02/18
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Target $66
STFL
Buy
Applied Materials can outperform WFE trends again in 2018, says Stifel
Stifel analyst Patrick Ho reiterated Applied Materials as his top large cap stock pick, as he believes wafer fab equipment spending will see another record year in 2018 and that the company can once again outpace the industry and its peers. He keeps a Buy rating and $66 price target on Applied Materials shares.
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01/08/18
UPGRADE
Target $72
NEED
Strong Buy
Applied Materials upgraded to Strong Buy from Buy at Needham
Needham analyst Y. Edwin Mok upgraded Applied Materials to Strong Buy from Buy and raised his price target to $72 from $66, naming the company his "favorite large-cap SemiCap" for this year. The analyst is positive on the company's "balanced WFE exposure across segments" amid the likelihood of moderating NAND growth. Mok also anticipates potential growth upside if investment in China ramps faster than his projections, forecasting "increased sustainability of growth and improved visibility to CY20" supporting stock price gains.
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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. United Technologies (UTX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst Noah Poponak saying he believes United Technologies is within the year of maximum new engine loss on Geared Turbofan engines, or GTFs, and thinks the market will begin to look beyond that peak loss and give increased consideration to substantial longer-term cash flows. 2. Caterpillar (CAT) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Ann Duignan saying she believes the stock still has "significant upside" despite the outperformance in 2017. 3. Flir Systems (FLIR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at SunTrust with analyst Michael Ciarmoli citing the company's realigned segment structure under the new management team with a sharper focus on the larger government and industrial end-markets, forecasting outperformance driven by RAID order flow and new Department of Defense procurement initiatives. 4. Applied Materials (AMAT) upgraded to Strong Buy from Buy at Needham with analyst Y. Edwin Mok saying he is positive on the company's "balanced WFE exposure across segments" amid the likelihood of moderating NAND growth. 5. Western Union (WU) upgraded to Neutral from Negative at Susquehanna with analyst James Friedman saying he believes the company may be working with Ripple Labs to potentially implement blockchain applications in remittance and sees that as a possible accelerator with business-to-business. 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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Steel Dynamics

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