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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,386.23

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Time Warner

$93.61

1.21 (1.31%)

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Amazon's Twitch aggregate viewership continues to rise, says Macquarie

Macquarie analyst Benjamin Schachter says Amazon's (AMZN) Twitch aggregate viewership continues to rise, and Twitch is now bigger than CNN (TWX). While eSports as a whole is becoming a more concrete opportunity, the analyst notes that which games and genres will be the most popular/viewed eSports over time is unclear. Schachter also highlights that the Overwatch League launched to peak views of over 408K and over 10M unique viewers across the opening week, and that display ads on Amazon properties like Twitch are meaningful contributors to Other revenue, which grew 58% to $4.65B in 2017. He reiterates an Outperform rating and $1,750 price target on Amazon's shares.

AMZN

Amazon.com

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46.63 (3.48%)

TWX

Time Warner

$93.61

1.21 (1.31%)

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AMZN Amazon.com
$1,386.23

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02/12/18
ARGS
02/12/18
NO CHANGE
Target $200
ARGS
Buy
Costco price target raised to $200 from $188 at Argus
Argus analyst Chris Graja raised his price target on Costco (COST) to $200 citing the company's financial strength and the position to "deliver extreme values", along with its "excellent business plan execution", strong traffic, and membership renewals. Graja also says that there are many areas of Costco that would be difficult for Amazon (AMZN) or anyone else to match on price and quality, adding that his research suggests that Costco generally has lower prices. Th analyst keeps his Buy rating on Costco, adding that the "favorable economics of the new credit card program" have translated into even lower prices rather than higher short-term earnings.
02/12/18
BERN
02/12/18
NO CHANGE
BERN
'Ship with Amazon' gives options to merchants not storing with company, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst David Vernon believes Amazon (AMZN) is trying to grow Fulfillment by Amazon volume without growing the FBA physical footprint. The "Ship with Amazon" feature seems like an attempt to make Amazon transportation options available to a select list of merchants who do not wish to pay Amazon for the cost of storing their inventory the fulfillment centers, he contends. The analyst believes UPS (UPS) and FedEx (FDX) need to enforce commercial discipline and communicate better.
02/13/18
DADA
02/13/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1800
DADA
Buy
Amazon.com investors should take advantage of pullback, says DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Tom Forte keeps his Buy rating and $1,800 on Amazon.com but says that investors should take advantage of the latest pullback to add to their positions. In addition to valuation, Forte cites the press reports on the latest hiring of Jennifer Salke as the new head of Amazon Studios, thereby filling "an important void after a potential period of disruption" and bringing one of its most significant areas of investment - proprietary content - back on track. The analyst notes that among Salke's prior accomplishments as the President of NBC Entertainment were hit shows such as "This Is Us", "Glee", "Modern Family", and "Prison Break".
02/13/18
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02/13/18
NO CHANGE
WELS
AmerisourceBergen acquisition by Walgreens makes sense, says Wells Fargo
Commenting on The Wall Street Journal report saying Walgreens (WBA) has approached AmerisourceBergen (ABC) in a takeover attempt and the companies remain early in their discussions, Wells Fargo analyst Peter Costa tells investors he believes the acquisition makes sense given the already existing long-term partnership and limited ability to merge laterally. Further, the analyst believes a potential combination could help lower costs and wring out synergies in the U.S. drug distribution channel, and better position Walgreens in the face of increasing competitive threat from a possible Amazon (AMZN) entry. However, a merger might risk alienating AmerisourceBergen's retail pharmacy customers that compete with Walgreens' pharmacies, he contends.
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01/24/18
ARGS
01/24/18
NO CHANGE
ARGS
Hold
Netflix valuation 'significantly above peers', says Argus
Argus analyst Joseph Bonner keeps his Hold rating on Netflix while raising his FY18 EPS estimated to $2.73 from $2.01 after the company's latest earnings report. Bonner warns however that while Netflix subscription count is benefiting from a "secular growth of internet-delivered on-demand video", the company is also taking on more debt and burning through cash while attracting a host of competitors that include its own suppliers - Time Warner (TWX), Disney (DIS), and HBO - along with "deep-pocketed" rivals AT&T (T), Amazon (AMZN), Facebook (FB), and Google (GOOGL). The analyst adds that the valuation metrics on Netflix are also significantly higher than peers at a trailing EV/EBITDA multiple of 124-times - well above both the peer average of 29-times and Amazon's 50-times.
01/31/18
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01/31/18
UPGRADE
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Buy
Time Warner upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MoffettNathanson
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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. Foot Locker (FL) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer with analyst Anna Andreeva saying with Nike's (NKE) "onset" of innovation and adidas' (ADDYY) ongoing momentum, Foot Locker is poised to stabilize as 2018 unfolds. 2. American Airlines (AAL) and United Continental (UAL) were upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein. 3. Biogen (BIIB) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Carter Gould saying the market is underappreciating Biogen's pipeline opportunity and the potential for additional assets to be added through acquisitions. 4. Autoliv (ALV) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird with analyst David Leiker saying the core business appears to be at the inflection of delivering on strong market share gains from airbag recalls. 5. Time Warner (TWX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MoffettNathanson. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
02/02/18
DBAB
02/02/18
NO CHANGE
Target $114
DBAB
Buy
Deutsche ups Time Warner target to $114 on higher standalone value
Deutsche Bank analyst Bryan Kraft raised his 12-month stand alone valuation for Time Warner (TWX) to $114 from $109 to reflect the company's "stronger than anticipated" 2018 guidance and a lower than expected tax rate. The analyst also sees "attractive upside" in a takeover scenario, whether its the pending deal with AT&T (T) or another suitor should that deal break. He keeps a Buy rating on Time Warner.

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TTM Technologies

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Lionsgate

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Comcast

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ATI

Allegheny Technologies

$27.04

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Nevro

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