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MET

MetLife

$45.89

-0.01 (-0.02%)

, TCEHY

Tencent

$53.29

0.61 (1.16%)

08:12
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08:12

MetLife, Tencent's WeSure announce strategic partnership

MetLife (MET) and WeSure, digital insurance provider owned by Tencent (TCEHY), announced a strategic partnership to offer insurance solutions to travelers through Tencent's WeSure online insurance platform. "This alliance marries WeSure's extensive base of 1 billion monthly active users on Tencent's mobile social communications platform, WeChat, with MetLife's global expertise in life and health protection solutions, and enables both parties to collaborate in fields such as big-data analysis, tailor-made and intelligent value-added services to deliver easier to use, more transparent end-to-end protection solutions for Chinese travellers," the companies said in a statement. The partnership's first solution is an aviation accident insurance product which will be provided on the WeSure platform.

MET

MetLife

$45.89

-0.01 (-0.02%)

TCEHY

Tencent

$53.29

0.61 (1.16%)

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MET MetLife
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03/02/18
03/02/18
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Home Depot (HD), Lowe's (LOW), Tempur Sealy (TPX), Mohawk (MHK), Lumber Liquidators (LL) and Michaels (MIK) initiated with a Hold at Loop Capital. The firm also started Fortune Brands (FBHS) and Wayfair (W) with a Buy. 2. Aflac (AFL), Lincoln National (LNC), Brighthouse Financial (BHF), MetLife (MET) Unum (UNM), Principal Financial (PFG) and Reinsurance Group (RGA) initiated with a Neutral at UBS. The firm also initiated Voya (VOYA) and FGL Holdings (FG) with a Buy and Torchmark (TMK) and American Equity (AEL) with a Sell. 3. HP Enterprise (HPE) initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan. 4. Caterpillar (CAT), Deere (DE), United Rentals (URI) and Wabco (WBC) initiated with an Overweight, Oshkosh (OSK), Terex (TEX), Cummins (CMI), CNH Industrial (CNHI) and REV Group (REVG) initiated with an Equal Weight and Paccar (PCAR) and Agco (AGCO) initiated with an Underweight at Morgan Stanley. 5. Conatus (CNAT) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
03/26/18
ATLE
03/26/18
UPGRADE
ATLE
Overweight
MetLife upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities
03/26/18
BOFA
03/26/18
INITIATION
Target $50
BOFA
Neutral
MetLife reinstated with a Neutral at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Jay Cohen reinstated coverage of the U.S. Life insurance sector with a positive view, as he believes that the favorable macro backdrop, shifting product mixes, reasonable market conditions and restructuring should support solid performance for many in the sector. As part of that, he started MetLife with a Neutral rating and $50 price target.
03/26/18
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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. Intel (INTC) and Analog Devices (ADI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James. 2. D.R. Horton (DHI) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Matthew Bouley saying he sees the company as well positioned to absorb volume demand while maintaining gross margins. 3. RBS (RBS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with the firm saying the recent underperformance of shares has brought an attractive entry point. 4. MetLife (MET) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities. 5. Dollar Tree (DLTR) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst Peter Keith saying he believes the company is making "sensible investments" with Family Dollar to drive comp growth improvement into 2019. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
TCEHY Tencent
$53.29

0.61 (1.16%)

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NOMU
01/17/18
NO CHANGE
Target $19
NOMU
Buy
Vipshop price target raised to $19 from $16.50 at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Jialong Shi raised his price target for Vipshop (VIPS) to $19 saying the company will benefit from its cooperation agreement with Tencent (TCEHY) and JD.com (JD). Vipshop will be the biggest beneficiary of the transaction, backed by the potential traffic to be brought in from Tencent's WeChat and JD's properties, Shi tells investors in a research note, citing his checks with industry experts. He believes the deal is not yet fully priced into Vipshop shares. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on the name
01/23/18
JEFF
01/23/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $285
JEFF
Hold
Jefferies wants better entry point, downgrades Baidu to Hold
Jefferies analyst Karen Chan downgraded Baidu (BIDU) to Hold from Buy and lowered her price target for the shares to $285 from $291. The Chinese technology company closed yesterday down $1.64 to $254.34. The analyst says that while she remains positive on Baidu's "leading" artificial intelligence position, she prefers to wait for a better entry point following the stock's rebound from lows. In China Internet, Chan's top picks are Tencent (TCEHY), Alibaba (BABA) and Weibo (WB). Momo (MOMO) remains the analyst's preferred mid-cap pick.
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NOMU
01/29/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $276
NOMU
Neutral
Nomura downgrades Baidu to Neutral after 50% share rally
Nomura Instinet analyst Jialong Shi downgraded Baidu to Neutral from Buy and cut his price target for the shares to $276 from $301. The stock in afternoon trading is down 2% to $254.88. The analyst lowered his fiscal 2018 estimates by 8% to reflect Baidu's ramp-up in spending to acquire user traffic and video content. He believes the stock's 50% rise over the past 12 months largely prices in the company's positive developments. Shi prefers shares of Tencent (TCEHY) at current valuation levels.
02/13/18
02/13/18
UPGRADE
Target $20

Outperform
Vipshop upgraded to Outperform on improved growth prospects at Macquarie
As previously reported, Macquarie analyst Wendy Huang upgraded Vipshop (VIPS) to Outperform from Neutral following the company's revenue and earnings beat in Q4. Huang believes the company's recently announced tie-up with Tencent (TCEHY) and JD.com (JD) has strengthened its growth prospects, as it can accelerate user acquisitions and help the company attract more brands and better products to sell. Huang, who also reiterated JD.com as her top pick among e-commerce names, has a $20 price target on Vipshop shares.

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