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Intel

$49.11

1.38 (2.89%)

, GOOG

Alphabet

$1,143.75

16.96 (1.51%)

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Intel did not inform U.S. officials before chip flaws went public, BBC reports

Intel (INTC) did not inform U.S. cybersecurity officials about the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws leaving them to learn about the flaws through the media, BBC reports, citing letters sent by seven technology companies to U.S. senators. Alphabet (GOOGL, GOOGL), whose Google Project Zero security researchers discovered the flaws, said it informed Intel, AMD (AMD) and ARM about the chip flaws in June 2017 and left it up to the companies to decide whether to inform government officials. Reference Link

INTC

Intel

$49.11

1.38 (2.89%)

GOOG

Alphabet

$1,143.75

16.96 (1.51%)

GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

$1,143.70

15.61 (1.38%)

AMD

AMD

$12.42

0.35 (2.90%)

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INTC Intel
$49.11

1.38 (2.89%)

02/26/18
BARD
02/26/18
NO CHANGE
Target $60
BARD
Outperform
Intel indicating strong growth outlook for 2018, says Baird
Baird analyst Tristan Gerra said Intel's Data Center Group growth could accelerate this year versus last year, fueled by continued strong demand while Xeon Scalable's adoption rate continues to increase. The company also sees a strong second half 2018 outlook for CCG as its momentum will be driven by a sharp rebound in iPhone units and the company's significant share gain. Gerra reiterated his Outperform rating and $60 price target on Intel shares.
02/26/18
NOMU
02/26/18
NO CHANGE
Target $60
NOMU
Buy
Intel price target raised to $60 from $50 at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Romit Shah raised his price target for Intel to $60 citing higher estimates and multiple expectations. The analyst notes the company's Datacenter Group revenue exceeded Street expectations for the second consecutive quarter in Q4, growing 20% year-over-year. He believes the growth is sustainable.
02/21/18
COWN
02/21/18
NO CHANGE
Target $53
COWN
Outperform
Micron joint venture with Intel remains underappreciated, says Cowen
After conducting field work across the semi supply chain, Cowen analyst Karl Ackerman said he believes Micron's (MU) joint venture with Intel (INTC) remains underappreciated by investors. Ackerman reiterated his Outperform rating and $53 price target on Micron shares.
02/12/18
SBSH
02/12/18
NO CHANGE
Target $58
SBSH
Buy
Citi sees negative datapoint for Intel, but keeps Buy rating
January notebook shipments decreased 27% month-over-month, below normal seasonality of down 22%, due to inventory digestion, Citi analyst Christopher Danely tells investors in a research note. He views this as a negative datapoint for Intel and the Semiconductor sector given the strength in the PC end market during 2017. The analyst notes that despite the poor January, his firm's Taiwan hardware analyst Carrie Liu expects Q1 shipments to decline 17% quarter-over-quarter, in line with seasonality. Danely keeps a Buy rating on Intel with a $58 price target.
GOOG Alphabet
$1,143.75

16.96 (1.51%)

02/20/18
BARD
02/20/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1300
BARD
Outperform
Alphabet added as a Fresh Pick at Baird
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian added Alphabet as a Fresh Pick as he noted the shares have underperformed the large cap internet group overall. He said there are several catalysts ahead as the company moves more aggressively in key markets, which he thinks should drive the shares higher. Sebastian reiterated his Outperform rating and $1,300 price target on Alphabet shares.
02/15/18
MSCO
02/15/18
NO CHANGE
Target $28
MSCO
Underweight
Twitter price target raised to $28 from $15 at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak said he underestimated Twitter's (TWTR) turnaround efforts throughout 2017 and he has raised his price target on the stock to $28 from $15 given the company's better revenue outlook and high incremental margins. However, despite Twitter's better than expected results, he still sees the stock being a relative underperformer from current levels when compared to faster growing peers like Facebook (FB) and Alphabet (GOOGL), he tells investors. Nowak keeps an Underweight rating on Twitter.
02/06/18
CHLM
02/06/18
NO CHANGE
Target $80
CHLM
Buy
Craig-Hallum remains a buyer of Nutrisystem as Google trends continue to lag
Craig-Hallum analyst Alex Fuhrman says Nutrisystem (NTRI) Google (GOOG; GOOGL) trends continue to lag, setting up a buying opportunity despite mixed indicators. Mixed indicators suggest the Nutrisystem brand is not likely to accelerate revenue growth in 2018 from 2017's 23% levels, however the analyst believes there is still strong potential to exceed his estimate of about 11% growth for the brand in 2018. He reiterates a Buy rating and $80 price target on Nutrisystem's shares.
02/02/18
02/02/18
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Apple (AAPL) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein and to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc. 2. Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst Scott Devitt citing fourth quarter results and saying he has some longer-term concerns around competition from Amazon (AMZN), Google Cloud Platform market share, regulatory risk and rising traffic acquisition cost. 3. Hershey (HSY) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Robert Moskow saying the stock deserves a "more narrow" valuation premium to food peers than in the past due to the deceleration of its growth rate and the stagnation of its profit margin. 4. Impinj (PI) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Dougherty, to Hold from Buy at Needham and Canaccord, and to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital. 5. Tractor Supply (TSCO) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill with analyst Elizabeth Suzuki saying the fourth quarter results were strong, but the outlook for 2018 was disappointing as management outlined expectations for operating margin compression and a store growth trajectory. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
GOOGL Alphabet Class A
$1,143.70

15.61 (1.38%)

02/21/18
MKMP
02/21/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1355
MKMP
Buy
Alphabet price target raised to $1,355 from $1,210 at MKM Partners
MKM Partners analyst Rob Sanderson raised his price target on Alphabet to $1,355 and kept his Buy rating on strong Q4 revenue momentum in spite of the miss on margins. Given its sensitivity to margin trends, the analyst notes that the stock "corrected meaningfully" after the Q4 report while also underperforming the Nasdaq. Sanderson believes that the stock could still "benefit meaningfully from additional disclosure on some of the key growth assets and investment areas", such the company's latest announcement of Google Cloud revenue reaching $1B per quarter, though he does not see further transparency into assets such as YouTube on the horizon.
02/05/18
ARGS
02/05/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1300
ARGS
Buy
Alphabet price target raised to $1,300 from $1,220 at Argus
Argus analyst Joseph Bonner raised his price target on Alphabet to $1,300, citing strong growth in mobile search as well as "significant revenue growth" from the company's next-generation businesses - YouTube, Google Cloud, and Google Play. The analyst contends that Alphabet is navigating the desktop-to-mobile paradigm shift successfully while adding that the stock valuation is attractive against the backdrop of rapidly expanding business.
AMD AMD
$12.42

0.35 (2.90%)

02/20/18
RBCM
02/20/18
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Outperform
Chances of Bitmain making 'Ethereum' chip now higher, says RBC Capital
Following reports that Bitmain is working on a chip to specifically mine for "GPU" based crypto currencies like Ethereum, RBC Capital analyst Mitch Steves said he thinks the chances of such a specific chip being made has risen and he would not be surprised to see one in 2018 if those coins continue to appreciate. If a new chip is made by Bitmain for this market, Steves thinks it would take crypto demand away for both AMD (AMD) and Nvidia (NVDA), though any such drop off would have a smaller impact on Nvidia than AMD, he believes. Steves keeps an Outperform rating on Nvidia shares.
02/23/18
BOFA
02/23/18
NO CHANGE
BOFA
Buy
Buy Nvidia and AMD on accelerating gaming and crypto trends, says BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Vivek Arya says Nvidia (NVDA) is his top pick while AMD (AMD) should also be bought, given the accelerating trends projecting growth in PC gaming, cryptocurrency and game consoles. The analyst views PC gaming as a secular rather than a cyclical market that can grow at an annualized 19% rate through FY20, while also noting expanding adoption, favorable competitive dynamics, and new gaming formats such as eSports and VR. Arya states that "new products, improved availability and firmer pricing of gaming GPU" will help offset "large modeled declines in crypto-miner demand.products". For Nvidia, the analyst points to March 27th analyst day as the next potential catalyst when the company may launch new gaming products. Arya rates both Nvidia and AMD at Buy.
02/01/18
02/01/18
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. eBay (EBAY) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Mark Mahaney citing the "ongoing acceleration in Marketplace gross merchandise volume, the surprise announcement that eBay will intermediate payments, and materially ramped up share repurchases." 2. Textron (TXT) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Rajeev Lalwani citing the growing chances he sees of a bizjet recovery, the stock's relative underperformance over the last year and upside levers that include R&D cuts, M&A, or more capital returns. 3. Invesco (IVZ) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst Craig Siegenthaler saying the operating expense reset with yesterday's fourth quarter results, recent sell-side downgrades, and share price underperformance over the last six months presents an upgrade opportunity and attractive valuation. 4. Baker Hughes (BHGE) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs with analyst Waqar Syed saying he believes expectations have been reset lower over the last six months and highlights his firm's more favorable commodity price outlook. 5. AMD (AMD) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst Jim Kelleher saying the latest quarterly results demonstrate the "sustainability of the company's return to consistent profitability and top and bottom-line growth." This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
02/01/18
ARGS
02/01/18
UPGRADE
Target $18
ARGS
Buy
AMD upgraded to Buy at Argus on more consistent profitability
As reported earlier, Argus analyst Jim Kelleher upgraded AMD to Buy from Hold with an $18 price target. Kelleher says the latest quarterly results demonstrate the "sustainability of the company's return to consistent profitability and top and bottom-line growth". The analyst adds that AMD can increase its new and existing business despite the margins not being "industry competitive" yet. Kelleher further cites the management's expectations of average selling price "trends to improve based on growing OEM demand for higher-performance Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 chips".

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Euro Currency Trust

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CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust

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