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TMUS

T-Mobile

$63.94

0.23 (0.36%)

, CHTR

Charter

$370.25

4.2 (1.15%)

09:03
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01/23
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09:03

T-Mobile closes Layer3 TV acquisition, prepares to take on cable, satellite TV

T-Mobile US (TMUS) announced the completion of its acquisition of Denver-based television innovator Layer3 TV, Inc. The Layer3 TV team has joined T-Mobile and will drive the Un-carrier's initiative to launch a "disruptive" new TV service in 2018. "On December 13, 2017, T-Mobile unveiled its plans to Un-carrier your TV, fueled by the talent and technology from Layer3 TV. The reaction was overwhelming. Fans shared the news so much on social media that it was seen more than half a billion times - coinciding with a drop in Charter (CHTR) and Comcast (CMCSA) stock on the day. Consumers are clearly fed up with Big Cable and Satellite TV, America's #1 most hated industry."

TMUS

T-Mobile

$63.94

0.23 (0.36%)

CHTR

Charter

$370.25

4.2 (1.15%)

CMCSA

Comcast

$42.89

0.39 (0.92%)

CMCSK

Comcast

$58.00

(0.00%)

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TMUS T-Mobile
$63.94

0.23 (0.36%)

12/14/17
MACQ
12/14/17
UPGRADE
MACQ
Outperform
T-Mobile upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
01/17/18
01/17/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $55

Equal Weight
With fewer likely buyers seen, Morgan Stanley cuts Dish to Equal Weight
As previously reported, Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne downgraded Dish Network (DISH) to Equal Weight from Overweight as he now sees fewer likely buyers of its assets than hoped. T-Mobile (TMUS) has acquired significant additional spectrum, reducing the potential for a Dish partnership, tax reform will help Verizon (VZ) as it moves further towards small cell deployments in lieu of adding new spectrum, and the FCC is also considering a new auction, Swinburne tells investors. Additionally, the DOJ challenge of AT&T's (T) Time Warner (TWX) deal suggests a more challenging M&A backdrop than assumed for AT&T, which he had viewed as potentially the most logical buyer of Dish's DBS assets, Swinburne added. With Dish beginning to spend on its network in 2018 to boot, Swinburne lowered his price target on the stock to $55 from $75.
12/13/17
RHCO
12/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $76
RHCO
Buy
T-Mobile acquisition of Layer3 a positive, says SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Greg Miller views T-Mobile's acquisition of Layer3 as a positive and keeps a Buy rating on the shares with a $76 price target. Bolstering its content offering by adding Layer3 to its existing Netflix partnership is logical and could help drive subscribers, Miller tells investors in a research note.
12/14/17
OPCO
12/14/17
NO CHANGE
OPCO
T-Mobile deal a headwind for cable, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan notes that T-Mobile is acquiring Layer3 TV, and plans to leverage the latter's technology and content to disrupt the Pay-TV industry. The analyst views this news as negative for cable/satellite and believes it will accelerate unbundling.
CHTR Charter
$370.25

4.2 (1.15%)

01/04/18
WELS
01/04/18
NO CHANGE
Target $359
WELS
Market Perform
Charter price target raised to $359 from $340 at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Marci Ryvicker raised her price target for Charter to $359 from $340 to incorporate tax reform. The analyst reiterates a Market Perform rating on the shares.
01/03/18
GUGG
01/03/18
UPGRADE
GUGG
Buy
Charter upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim
12/13/17
BUCK
12/13/17
INITIATION
Target $415
BUCK
Buy
Charter initiated with a Buy at Buckingham
Buckingham analyst Matthew Harrigan Charter with a Buy and $415 price target saying management is focused on Time Warner Cable and Bright House operations and believes buyback activity can create superior long-term financial engineering upside relative to immediate M&A.
01/08/18
MOFT
01/08/18
UPGRADE
MOFT
Buy
Charter upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MoffettNathanson
CMCSA Comcast
$42.89

0.39 (0.92%)

01/18/18
NOMU
01/18/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $45
NOMU
Neutral
Comcast downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Jeffrey Kvaal downgraded Comcast to Neutral while raising his price target for the shares to $45 from $42. The company faces "heightened challenges" with over-the-top services driving declines in linear video and broadband growth likely to slow, Kvaal tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes, however, that Comcast's "superior" broadband product, "sophisticated" user interface, and "unique content ownership" warrant the recent rally in the shares.
01/18/18
MOFT
01/18/18
NO CHANGE
Target $52
MOFT
Buy
Comcast price target raised to $52 from $45 at MoffettNathanson
MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett raised Comcast's price target to $52 from $45 citing tax reform benefits.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Facebook (FB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst Scott Devitt arguing there is currently "too much uncertainty" relating to the economic impact of the company's pending News Feed changes communicated in a post last night by CEO Mark Zuckerberg. 2. Snap (SNAP) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Aaron Kessler saying Snap is largely a Chat/Message app and not a camera company as it refers to itself. 3. Etsy (ETSY) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Brian Nowak citing valuation as being too expensive compared to its peers and the stock's historical average. 4. Comcast (CMCSA) downgraded to Buy from Action List Buy at TD Securities with analyst Vince Valentin citing recent shares strength and to make room of new Action List addition Shaw Communications (SJR), where he now sees better upside potential. 5. Electronic Arts (EA) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Brian Nowak citing disappointing "Star Wars: Battlefront 2" third party data. 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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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Symantec (SYMC) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies with analyst John DiFucci saying the company's current guidance is not achievable and the stock will rerate lower upon investor realization. 2. Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Robyn Karnauskas saying Juno could be worth $110 per share in a takeover. 3. Comcast (CMCSA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura Instinet with analyst Jeffrey Kvaal saying the company faces "heightened challenges" with over-the-top services driving declines in linear video and broadband growth likely to slow. 4. First Solar (FSLR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim with analyst Sophie Karp citing valuation and limited near-term catalysts. 5. Chevron (CVX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
CMCSK Comcast
$58.00

(0.00%)

01/09/18
MSCO
01/09/18
NO CHANGE
Target $50
MSCO
Overweight
Comcast price target raised to $50 on tax reform benefits at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne raised his FY18 and FY19 EPS estimates for Comcast, each by 20%, calling it the "big tax winner" as he views the company specifically, and cable in general, as among the largest tax reform beneficiaries in the market. The analyst, who also cites expectations for strong organic growth in its Cable segment and the benefits of this being both an Olympics and Super Bowl year at NBC in supporting his view that Comcast can outperform in 2018, raised his price target on the stock to $50 from $44 and keeps an Overweight rating on the name.
11/22/17
PIPR
11/22/17
NO CHANGE
Target $25
PIPR
Overweight
TiVo ITC win raises odds of Comcast renewal, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson said the International Trade Commission ruling in favor of TiVo (TIVO) increases the likelihood that a renewal deal with Comcast (CMCSA) will be reached, but he does not have it built into his estimates until early 2018. He maintains an Overweight rating and $25 price target on TiVo shares, which are up nearly 13% to $19.90 in pre-market trading.
12/11/17
BTIG
12/11/17
NO CHANGE
BTIG
BTIG says Comcast could pay 'significantly' more for Fox assets than Disney
BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield said earlier in a note to investors that he believes Comcast (CMCSA) could pay "significantly more" for the assets that Fox (FOXA) is reportedly looking to sell than could Disney (DIS). He also believes Comcast could have a better chance of securing regulatory approval for a deal if they are willing to spin off all of the regional sports networks that a combined entity would own.
01/11/18
PIPR
01/11/18
NO CHANGE
Target $25
PIPR
Overweight
Piper confident TiVo can renew with Comcast as legal fight continues
After TiVo (TIVO) reported that it has filed new lawsuits against Comcast (CMCSA) and said it plans to further a prior ITC court win, Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson said he believes these additional suits are intended to show that TiVo is not backing down in its legal battle. The analyst, who said he has a high degree of confidence in the company successfully renewing with Comcast, keeps his Overweight rating and $25 price target on TiVo shares.

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BA

Boeing

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