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PYPL

PayPal

$76.95

2.17 (2.90%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,451.75

41.18 (2.92%)

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PayPal down 1.6% after report Amazon may use Alexa as payment system

Shares of PayPal (PYPL) are lower in pre-open trading after a WSJ report said that Amazon (AMZN)may use Alexa to start person-to-person payments feature. Shares of PayPal are down 1.6% to $75.74 in pre-market trading.

PYPL

PayPal

$76.95

2.17 (2.90%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,451.75

41.18 (2.92%)

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PYPL PayPal
$76.95

2.17 (2.90%)

03/15/18
NOMU
03/15/18
NO CHANGE
Target $97
NOMU
Buy
PayPal price target raised to $97 from $85 at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Bill Carcache raised his price target for PayPal (PYPL) to $97 and keeps a Buy rating on the shares. Investors continue to debate the magnitude of eBay's (EBAY) contribution to PayPal's earnings, Carcache tells investors in a research note. The analyst still sees PayPal's earnings growing in 2021 and he keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
03/22/18
STFL
03/22/18
NO CHANGE
Target $168
STFL
Hold
Stifel sees echoes of eBay in Facebook plight, lowers price target to $168
Stifel analyst Scott Devitt lowered his price target on Facebook (FB) shares to $168 from $195, stating that the company's current plight reminds him of eBay (EBAY) in 2004. Both are unstructured content businesses built on trust that lost that trust before implementing policies to add structure and process, Devitt tells investors. He adds: "Just like PayPal was going to save eBay, Instagram may save Facebook...eventually." In making the comparison, Devitt also noted that Facebook is much bigger than eBay was and the damage currently being done at Facebook by its issues is potentially more significant. The analyst keeps a Hold rating on Facebook shares.
03/27/18
BERN
03/27/18
INITIATION
Target $82
BERN
Market Perform
PayPal initiated with a Market Perform at Bernstein
Bernstein started PayPal with a Market Perform rating and $82 price target.
04/02/18
DADA
04/02/18
NO CHANGE
Target $33
DADA
Buy
Etsy price target raised to $33 from $28 at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Tom Forte raised his price target on Etsy (ETSY) to $33, keeping his positive view of the company's business model as a blend of "eBay's (EBAY) high-margin marketplace, Google's (GOOGL) high-margin advertising business, PayPal's (PYPL) payments effort, and, loosely speaking, Amazon's (AMZN) shipping offering". Forte adds that his meetings with the management last week was even more impressive as it demonstrated how the company's operations are being fine-tuned. The analyst keeps his Buy rating on Etsy.
AMZN Amazon.com
$1,451.75

41.18 (2.92%)

04/05/18
KEYB
04/05/18
NO CHANGE
KEYB
Sector Weight
Automation the next 'cloud wars' battle, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Brent Bracelin says the AWS Summit SF exposed an even greater focus by Amazon (AMZN) Web Services on cloud automation. The analyst believes the "cloud wars" in 2018 appear to be moving from a battle of "features" seen in the last two years toward a new battle of "automation." Bracelin sees Automation as having three major benefits for AWS: it can drive material cost savings, it saves developers time, and it serves as a competitive differentiator versus Microsoft Azure (MSFT) and Google Cloud (GOOG; GOOGL). Bracelin reiterates a Sector Weight rating on Amazon's shares.
04/05/18
MSCO
04/05/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1500
MSCO
Overweight
Morgan Stanley says online tax legislation probable, but manageable for Amazon
Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak weighed in on the tax and USPS debates facing Amazon (AMZN) following the President's recent tweets, saying that he sees online sales tax legislation as probable, but also believe it is manageable for the company. On the issue, he thinks this isn't new for Amazon and if anything sees it as a bigger risk to eBay (EBAY) and third party sellers. On the company's relationship with the USPS, Nowak said he views it as mutually beneficial and while he see the USPS asking for higher rates he also expect negotiations to be "rational." If the USPS asks for material increases, Amazon may be forced to increase its 2018/2019 last mile build, which is likely to weigh on near-term profitability, added Nowak, who keeps an Overweight rating and $1,500 price target on the stock.
04/05/18
UBSW
04/05/18
NO CHANGE
UBSW
Amazon contract profitable for USPS, former Postmaster General tells UBS
UBS hosted an expert call with Patrick Donahoe, former Postmaster General at the USPS, given confusion around rhetoric coming out of Washington D.C. regarding Amazon's relationship with the USPS, and press reports indicating this contract expires in October 2018. On the call, Donahoe unequivocally stated that the Amazon contract is profitable for the USPS, UBS said. The firm pointed out that USPS business is primarily split into two areas, namely market-dominant products/"monopoly mail," and competitive products where Amazon would fall. By law, competitive products must cover their costs, including both operating costs associated with the service provided and an allocation of 5.5% of the USPS's institutional/fixed costs, the firm added in a research note this morning.
04/06/18
MKMP
04/06/18
NO CHANGE
Target $96
MKMP
Neutral
Hasbro price target lowered to $96 from $110 at MKM Partners
MKM Partners analyst Eric Handler lowered his price target on Hasbro (HAS) to $96, saying the company's earnings will see a bigger impact from the liquidation of Toys R Us than the previous forecast. The analyst also notes headwinds for the company coming from tight inventory management at mass retailers Wal-Mart (WMT) and Amazon (AMZN). Handler adds that he has broader industry concerns, but sees some mitigating product launches for Hasbro, including a new Nerf brand launch, expanded Baby Alive product lines, continued strength from Marvel, and the possible digital launch of Magic: The Gathering Arena. The analyst keeps his Neutral rating on Hasbro.

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Northrop Grumman

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Allegiant Travel

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Columbia Banking

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