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TM

Toyota

$134.35

0.49 (0.37%)

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Amazon.com

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Toyota unveils e-Palette Alliance, Concept Vehicle at CES

Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) president Akio Toyoda announced a new mobility service business alliance and e-Palette Concept Vehicle designed to meet the demands of future multi-mode transportation and business applications. "The automobile industry is clearly amidst its most dramatic period of change as technologies like electrification, connected and automated driving are making significant progress. Toyota remains committed to making ever better cars. Just as important, we are developing mobility solutions to help everyone enjoy their lives, and we are doing our part to create an ever-better society for the next 100 years and beyond. This announcement marks a major step forward in our evolution towards sustainable mobility, demonstrating our continued expansion beyond traditional cars and trucks to the creation of new values including services for customers," said Akio Toyoda. Unveiled at CES, the new e-Palette Alliance will leverage Toyota's proprietary Mobility Services Platform to develop a suite of connected mobility solutions and a flexible, purpose-built vehicle. The new alliance will create a broad-based ecosystem of hardware and software support designed to help a range of companies utilize advanced mobility technology to better serve customers. Launch partners include Amazon (AMZN), DiDi, Mazda (MZDAF), Pizza Hut (YUM) and Uber, who will collaborate on vehicle planning, application concepts and vehicle verification activities. In the near term, the Alliance will focus on the development of the new e-Palette Concept Vehicle, also unveiled at CES. The concept reflects one of Toyota's visions for Automated Mobility as a Service applications. It is a fully-automated, next generation battery electric vehicle designed to be scalable and customizable for a range of Mobility as a Service businesses.

TM

Toyota

$134.35

0.49 (0.37%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,229.14

19.55 (1.62%)

MZDAF

Mazda

YUM

Yum! Brands

$82.58

-0.26 (-0.31%)

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TM Toyota
$134.35

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08/24/17
RBCM
08/24/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Demand for Nvidia gaming chips remains strong, says RBC Capital
After conducting checks and reviewing Nvidia's (NVDA) 10-Q, RBC Capital analysts Mitch Steves and Amit Daryanani say that demand for Nvidia's gaming chips "remains healthy" in the midst of strong demand from crypto-currency miners. The analysts add that the company's new deal with Toyota (TM) should boost its selling volumes in 2018-2019, and cause its average selling prices to rise towards the end of that period. They add that sales of the company's Volta chip "are beginning to ramp." The analysts keep an Outperform rating on Nvidia.
10/04/17
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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. Toyota (TM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Arifumi Yoshida saying he believes Toyota's market share in the U.S. is recovering and thinks its development trends in all-solid-state batteries can drive multiple expansion. 2. Sanchez Energy (SN) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Seaport Global with analyst Mike Kelly citing valuation. 3. Jack in the Box (JACK) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Telsey Advisory with analyst Bob Derrington saying the company is "increasing its focus" on "improving its business trends." 4. Lennar (LEN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MKM Partners with analyst Megan McGrath saying she believes that its margins are stabilizing. 5. Dollar Tree (DLTR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Cleveland Research with analyst Scott Bender saying checks indicate Family Dollar trends have improved "noticeably" in the third quarter driven by a combination of company specific initiatives including remodels, merchandising changes, and operational improvements, and a general improvement in dollar channel sales trends. 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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Toyota upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Arifumi Yoshida upgraded Toyota Motor to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to 8,800 yen from 6,800 yen. The analyst believes Toyota's market share in the U.S. is recovering and thinks its development trends in all-solid-state batteries can drive multiple expansion.
09/21/17
RBCM
09/21/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Nvidia likely to continue partnering with Tesla, says RBC Capital
After CNBC and other media outlets reported that Tesla (TSLA) would work with AMD (AMD) to improve its self-driving car chips, RBC Capital analyst Mitch Steves expects Nvidia to continue to work with Tesla and remain the dominant chip provider to the automaker. He expects "similar dynamics" to play out in the data center space, with AMD "winning some share" in the sector, and Nvidia "remaining as the de-facto standard and market share leader." He notes that Toyota (TM) and Uber both use Nvidia's technology, and he does not expect the loss of share at Tesla to impact the chip maker over the long-term. He keeps an Outperform rating on Nvidia.
AMZN Amazon.com
$1,229.14

19.55 (1.62%)

01/08/18
JPMS
01/08/18
NO CHANGE
Target $230
JPMS
Overweight
JPMorgan calls Facebook best idea for 2018, ups target to $230
JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth calls Facebook (FB) his best idea for 2018 and raised his price target for the shares to $230 from $225. The social media giant closed Friday up $2.52 to $186.85. The analyst's favorite names for 2018 are Facebook, Priceline (PCLN) and Amazon (AMZN) among large-caps and Twitter (TWTR) and Yelp (YELP) among smid-caps. Facebook continues to show a "rare and impressive" combination of scale, growth and profitability, Anmuth tells investors in a research note. The analyst expects continued strong engagement and highlights the "rapid growth" at Instagram, which he believes could double over time and ultimately approach core Facebook platform scale. He keeps an Overweight rating on the shares.
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BARD
01/08/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1310
BARD
Outperform
Baird ups Amazon target to $1,310 after quarterly selection survey
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian says his firm's proprietary analysis of Amazon.com Q4 product selection suggests strong holiday sales. The quarterly selection survey, combined with positive e-commerce data towards the end of December, gives the analyst "some added confidence" in his above-consensus Q4 revenue estimate. Sebastian raised his price target for Amazon shares to $1,310 from $1,100 and keeps an Outperform rating on the name.
01/08/18
MSCO
01/08/18
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MSCO
Equal Weight
Pandora downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne downgraded Pandora (P) to Equal Weight from Overweight, noting that the company's core free product has not evolved meaningfully and faces continued innovation by Spotify, Apple (AAPL) and Amazon (AMZN) while also being pressured by free music available on Google's (GOOG) YouTube. While engagement is challenged, is increasingly clear that consumers' willingness to accept more ads is limited, which also puts pressure on monetization and means growing ad revenue in 2018 is "no longer a given," he tells investors. Swinburne lowered his price target on Pandora shares to $6 from $12.
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FBCO
01/08/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1410
FBCO
Outperform
Amazon.com price target raised to $1410 from $1385 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Stephen Ju raised his price target for Amazon to $1410 from $1385 ahead of quarterly results and as he increases non-Prime subscription revenue and decrease e-Commerce segment capex estimates. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
MZDAF Mazda

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Neutral
Mazda downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Kota Yuzawa downgraded Mazda Motor to Neutral citing "slumping" sales and rising per-vehicle incentive costs in the U.S.
10/12/17
JEFF
10/12/17
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JEFF
Underperform
Mazda downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Takaki Nakanishi downgraded Mazda to Underperform.
YUM Yum! Brands
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-0.26 (-0.31%)

12/06/17
WELS
12/06/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Tax reform-driven EPS accretion would be sizeable for restaurant sector, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Jeff Farmer says that small cap companies including Del Taco (TACO), Habit Restaurants (HABT), El Pollo Loco (LOCO), Shake Shack (SHAK) and Noodles & Company (NDLS) could see the largest EPS accretion tailwind from a reduced corporate tax rate, with Red Robin (RRGB), Restaurant Brands (QSR), Yum! Brands (YUM) and Bloomin' Brands (BLMN) the companies that could see the smallest tailwind. The analyst notes that recent restaurant sector rally indicates that virtually the entire sector has benefitted from anticipation of potential tax reform, with the most heavily shorted names seeing an amplified share price move.
01/02/18
WELS
01/02/18
NO CHANGE
WELS
Potbelly, Del Taco may see largest EPS tailwind from tax reform, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo argues that Potbelly (PBPB), Del Taco (TACO), El Pollo Loco (LOCO) and Jack in the Box (JACK) could see the largest EPS accretion tailwind from a reduced corporate tax rate, with Restaurant Brands (QSR), Red Robin (RRGB), Noodles & Company (NDLS) and Yum! Brands (YUM) the companies that could see the smallest tailwind. Recent restaurant rally indicates that virtually the entire sector has benefited from anticipation of potential tax reform, with the most heavily shorted names seeing an amplified move, the firm adds.
12/06/17
FBCO
12/06/17
NO CHANGE
FBCO
Shake Shack, Chipotle among tax reform beneficiaries, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Jason West believes tax reform could have a material impact on restaurant EPS and free cash flow since most profits are generated in the U.S. The analyst sees the top tax reform beneficiaries including Shake Shack (SHAK), Chipotle (CMG), Jack in the Box (JACK), Wingstop (WING), and Dunkin' Brands (DNKN), while companies least-benefited by tax reform tend to be global franchisors with already-low tax rates, such as Restaurant Brands (QSR), McDonald's (MCD) and Yum! Brands (YUM).
12/04/17
BARD
12/04/17
NO CHANGE
BARD
Potential tax cuts should bode well for restaurants, says Baird
Baird analyst David Tarantino argues that with Congress making progress toward passing a tax package that would reduce rates for corporations and individuals, most restaurant chains should benefit from the reform. As such, the analyst sees potential for investor sentiment toward the group to become more positive if tax cuts actually are enacted, creating a good setup for many stocks heading into 2018. Jack in the Box (JACK), El Pollo Loco (LOCO), Wingstop (WING), Dunkin' Brands (DNKN), McDonald's (MCD), Yum! Brands (YUM), Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD), and Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) seem best positioned to show meaningful step-up in comps following tax cuts, he contends.

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