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Blackstone

$34.53

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Blackstone upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan

JPMorgan analyst Kenneth Worthington upgraded Blackstone to Overweight and raised his price target for the shares to $46 from $35. The analyst sees Blackstone entering its next fundraising cycle later this year and expects it to raise nearly $200B over the next two years. This should higher earnings and a higher stock price, Worthington tells investors in a research note. The analyst notes that shares have been the worst performing of the major alternative asset managers over the last two years.

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BX Blackstone
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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. Qualcomm (QCOM) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Rod Hall saying while more negative news from the Apple (AAPL) royalty suit is likely, "material fundamental upside" exists from the closure of the NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) by the end of this year. The analyst views the deal as highly accretive. Hall also believes Apple ultimately will want to preserve its commercial relationship with Qualcomm. 2. Motorola Solutions (MSI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Tavis McCourt saying shares look increasingly attractive based on improved demand visibility that is less economically sensitive than many of its peers, and demand catalysts from FirstNet buildouts that are expected to start in 2018. 3. Entegris (ENTG) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Toshiya Hari citing the recent pullback in shares and maintained a $29 price target. 4. Blackstone (BX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst William Katz saying the company's intentions to raise a $40B infrastructure fund should be a "valuation catalyst." 5. Cree (CREE) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at JMP Securities with analyst Joseph Osha saying he thinks that the company's new CEO could make positive changes at 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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Blackstone Vivint IPO/sale potential positive for Alarm.com, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Michael Nemeroff notes that several news outlets disclosed that Blackstone (BX) is running a process that could lead to an IPO or sale of Vivint, a smart-home technology company. The analyst believes that the IPO or sale of Vivint could have positive implications for Alarm.com (ALRM). An IPO could validate the market for connected home security products and promote awareness in a market where Alarm.com holds the dominant leadership position, while a sale could result in business disruptions at Vivint, which could allow Alarm.com to further extend its lead in the market, Nemeroff contends.
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Morgan Stanley says GOP proposals would only have 'modest impact' on PE markets
Morgan Stanley analyst Michael Cyprys noted that the House GOP tax proposal would limit interest deductibility, which has led to concerns over the future of private equity use of leverage and the potential for reduced supply in the high yield bond market. However, he thinks incrementally higher LBO funding costs and interest deductibility limitations should not be a major headwind for supply. Regardless of the final shape of a tax bill, change could create market dislocations and "there will be winners and losers," Cyprys tells investors. He views Oaktree Capital (OAK) as best positioned for dislocation given its dry powder and skew toward distressed investing, but also sees Blackstone (BX) and Apollo Global (APO) as well positioned.
11/14/17
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11/14/17
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Outperform
Envision buyout price could approach $50 per share, says Oppenheimer
After Bloomberg reported that private equity firms Carlyle Group (CG) and Onex have shown interest, Oppenheimer analyst Michael Wiederhorn says he believes a buyout offer for Envision Healthcare could approach $50 per share. The stock in afternoon trading is up 8% to $27.96. Such an offer is based on an 11 times 2018 EBITDA estimate, which is multiple similar to the one paid by Blackstone (BX) for Team Health in late 2016, Wiederhorn tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes Envision has a "strong growth business" and he recommends continuing to buy the shares at current levels. Wiederhorn has an Outperform rating on Envision with a $40 price target.

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Facebook

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SANM

Sanmina

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CPLA

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Bunge

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