Breaking News Instant updates and real-time market news.

AAPL

Apple

$172.44

-0.81 (-0.47%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,427.05

-9.17 (-0.64%)

05:47
04/12/18
04/12
05:47
04/12/18
05:47

Apple cuts HomePod orders as inventory piles up, Bloomberg reports

Apple has lowered sales forecasts for its HomePod smart speaker and cut some orders with Inventec, one of the manufacturers that builds the HomePod, as of late March, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports, citing a person familiar with the matter. Though the HomePod is "demonstrably good," Gurman notes that it "so far hasn't enticed many consumers to part with $349." Market research firm Slice Intelligence says weekly HomePod sales slipped to about 4% in smart speaker category three weeks after launch, and Apple store workers say some locations are selling fewer than 10 HomePods a day. Apple competes in the space with Amazon (AMZN) and Google (GOOG, GOOGL). Reference Link

AAPL

Apple

$172.44

-0.81 (-0.47%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,427.05

-9.17 (-0.64%)

GOOG

Alphabet

$1,019.97

-11.67 (-1.13%)

GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

$1,025.06

-11.44 (-1.10%)

  • 16

    Apr

  • 17

    Apr

  • 23

    Apr

  • 23

    Apr

  • 01

    May

AAPL Apple
$172.44

-0.81 (-0.47%)

04/10/18
PIPR
04/10/18
NO CHANGE
Target $200
PIPR
Overweight
Apple mindshare grows in Piper's semi-annual teen survey
Piper Jaffray's semi-annual survey of over 6,000 U.S. teens showed that Apple's mindshare among teens grew again, analyst Michael Olson tells investors in a research note. Of the respondents, 82% have an iPhone, the highest percentage ever seen and up from 78% in the Fall 2017 survey, Olson writes. Further, he believes the iPhone may have room to move higher as 84% of teens anticipated their next phone to be an iPhone. He notes that Google's (GOOG, GOOGL) Andriod was the runner up with 11%, down from the Fall survey, and that the Apple Watch was the top smartwatch among teens, garnering 15%. Olson views the survey data as a sign that Apple's "place as the dominant device brand among teens remains intact." He keeps an Overweight rating on the shares with a $200 price target.
04/10/18
KEYB
04/10/18
NO CHANGE
Target $90
KEYB
Overweight
Consumer survey points to Venmo relevance, low Apple Pay interest, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Josh Beck says that Pay with Venmo (PYPL) awareness was robust with the younger audience. Among the younger audience familiar with Venmo, 18%-21% would prefer to checkout with Venmo, the analyst adds. Beck's Key First Look card data analysis also indicated about 67% of Venmo users do not have a PayPal account, and only 3% of users would prefer to checkout on eBay (EBAY) with Apple Pay (AAPL), indicating minimal impact from eBay incorporating new payment options in the future.The analyst reiterates an Overweight rating and $90 price target on PayPal shares.
04/11/18
MONN
04/11/18
INITIATION
Target $235
MONN
Buy
Apple initiated with a Buy at Monness Crespi
Monness Crespi initiated Apple with a Buy and $235 price target.
04/11/18
04/11/18
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. Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL), Apple (AAPL), and Facebook (FB) were initiated with a Buy at Monness Crespi. 2. Caterpillar (CAT) initiated with a Buy at Buckingham. 3. JPMorgan (JPM) initiated with a Hold at HSBC. 4. eBay (EBAY) assumed with an Overweight at KeyBanc. 5. Ericsson (ERIC) initiated with a Hold at Berenberg. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
AMZN Amazon.com
$1,427.05

-9.17 (-0.64%)

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.
04/10/18
PIPR
04/10/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1650
PIPR
Overweight
Amazon mindshare down slightly in Piper's semi-annual teen survey
Piper Jaffray's semi-annual survey of over 6,000 U.S. teens showed a slight decline in Amazon (AMZN) mindshare and that Prime adoption continues across all demographics, analyst Michael Olson tells investors in a research note. Amazon mindshare decreased two percentage points versus the prior survey. At 44% mindshare, however, Amazon has nearly eight times more mindshare than its nearest competitor Nike (NKE), Olson points out. He notes the also survey indicates that the number of U.S. Prime households would be in the high-70M range and growing at a decelerating rate. The analyst reiterates an Overweight rating on Amazon shares with a $1,650 price target.
04/11/18
MONN
04/11/18
INITIATION
Target $2000
MONN
Buy
Amazon.com transferred with a Buy at Monness Crespi
Monness Crespi transferred coverage of Amazon.com with a Buy rating and $2,000 price target.
GOOG Alphabet
$1,019.97

-11.67 (-1.13%)

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.
04/10/18
MSCO
04/10/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1175
MSCO
Overweight
Morgan Stanley says consensus view on Alphabet expenses seems too optimistic
Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak predicts that Alphabet's Q1 EPS will miss the consensus view by 8% as he believes consensus modeling of a $2B sequential decline in operating expenses, which he notes would be the largest sequential operating expense decline in 5 years, seems too optimistic given the company's investments in the cloud, YouTube and hardware. He also believes the company's large, important strategic investments will reinforce the need for improved disclosure from Alphabet, Nowak tells investors. While he trimmed his price target on the stock to $1,175 from $1,200, Nowak is still bullish about Alphabet's long-term opportunity and he keeps an Overweight rating on the shares.
04/11/18
WBLR
04/11/18
NO CHANGE
WBLR
Google interest ups chances of in-flight Wi-Fi acquisition, says William Blair
"We have seen this movie before" is what William Blair analyst Louie DiPalma says after Bloomberg reported yesterday that Google (GOOG, GOOGL) is in advanced talks to acquire Nokia's in-flight connectivity hardware business. Google joins a long list of technology, telecom, and media providers that have exhibited a strategic interest in in-flight Wi-Fi, "although all have thus far stayed on the perimeter," DiPalma tells investors in a research note. The analyst notes that incumbents Gogo (GOGO), Panasonic (PCRFY), ViaSat (VSAT), Global Eagle Entertainment (ENT), and Inmarsat (IMASY) have invested billions toward satellite capacity and infrastructure. The industry is all about scale and potential new entrants would not have any, DiPalma contends. He believes it would take any new entrant many years to build a network from scratch, obtain regulatory approvals, and procure line-fit partnerships. The analyst thinks Google's interest in in-flight connectivity increases the probability that a tech or telecom company would buy an incumbent in the space. DiPalma has Outperform ratings on ViaSat and Gogo and a Market Perform rating on Global Eagle.
GOOGL Alphabet Class A
$1,025.06

-11.44 (-1.10%)

04/11/18
MONN
04/11/18
INITIATION
Target $1280
MONN
Buy
Alphabet initiated with a Buy at Monness Crespi
Monness Crespi initiated Alphabet with a Buy and $1,280 price target.

TODAY'S FREE FLY STORIES

VNOM

Viper Energy

$38.34

0.91 (2.43%)

21:49
08/16/18
08/16
21:49
08/16/18
21:49
Upgrade
Viper Energy rating change  »

Viper Energy upgraded to…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

LIFE

aTyr Pharma

$0.63

(0.00%)

21:45
08/16/18
08/16
21:45
08/16/18
21:45
Upgrade
aTyr Pharma rating change  »

aTyr Pharma upgraded to…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

HLT

Hilton

$77.25

1.04 (1.36%)

21:44
08/16/18
08/16
21:44
08/16/18
21:44
Downgrade
Hilton rating change  »

Hilton downgraded to…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

TSLA

Tesla

$335.46

-3.2 (-0.94%)

20:50
08/16/18
08/16
20:50
08/16/18
20:50
Periodicals
Tesla Fremont facility workers left 3.5 hours early on Wednesday, BI reports »

Workers at Tesla's…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 29

    Oct

SPX

S&P 500

$0.00

(0.00%)

, FXI

iShares China Large-Cap ETF

$41.00

0.41 (1.01%)

20:43
08/16/18
08/16
20:43
08/16/18
20:43
Periodicals
Pentagon: China expanded bomber training to overwater areas, Reuters says »

In its annual report, the…

SPX

S&P 500

$0.00

(0.00%)

FXI

iShares China Large-Cap ETF

$41.00

0.41 (1.01%)

BA

Boeing

$345.89

14.16 (4.27%)

HII

Huntington Ingalls

$244.50

3.68 (1.53%)

LMT

Lockheed Martin

$325.86

8.31 (2.62%)

NOC

Northrop Grumman

$291.97

0.45 (0.15%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

DE

Deere

$137.38

1.68 (1.24%)

20:25
08/16/18
08/16
20:25
08/16/18
20:25
Earnings
Notable companies reporting before tomorrow's open »

Notable companies…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 17

    Aug

MCD

McDonald's

$161.71

1.82 (1.14%)

19:48
08/16/18
08/16
19:48
08/16/18
19:48
Hot Stocks
FDA updates on investigation of McDonald's salad-related Cyclospora illnesses »

As of August 16, 2018, a…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 24

    Sep

TRP

TransCanada

$43.82

0.05 (0.11%)

19:40
08/16/18
08/16
19:40
08/16/18
19:40
Hot Stocks
TransCanada does not endorse mini-tender by TRC Capital »

TransCanada has been…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SGMS

Scientific Games

$30.70

1.4 (4.78%)

, INSE

Inspired Entertainment

$7.15

(0.00%)

19:21
08/16/18
08/16
19:21
08/16/18
19:21
Hot Stocks
Scientific Games and Pennsylvania Lottery launch virtual sports »

Scientific Games (SGMS)…

SGMS

Scientific Games

$30.70

1.4 (4.78%)

INSE

Inspired Entertainment

$7.15

(0.00%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

KRYS

Krystal Biotech

$15.63

0.23 (1.49%)

19:19
08/16/18
08/16
19:19
08/16/18
19:19
Syndicate
Krystal Biotech announces $10M private placement with Frazier Healthcare »

Krystal Biotech announced…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 04

    Sep

LBC

Luther Burbank

$10.90

-0.09 (-0.82%)

19:08
08/16/18
08/16
19:08
08/16/18
19:08
Hot Stocks
Luther Burbank authorizes stock buyback of up to $15M »

Luther Burbank…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 04

    Sep

ARAY

Accuray

$3.50

0.05 (1.45%)

, JWN

Nordstrom

$52.30

0.44 (0.85%)

19:00
08/16/18
08/16
19:00
08/16/18
19:00
Hot Stocks
On The Fly: After Hours Movers »

UP AFTER EARNINGS:…

ARAY

Accuray

$3.50

0.05 (1.45%)

JWN

Nordstrom

$52.30

0.44 (0.85%)

CRMT

America's Car-Mart

$66.95

1.85 (2.84%)

ATAI

ATA Inc.

$6.87

0.13 (1.93%)

CORT

Corcept Therapeutics

$12.51

0.01 (0.08%)

VJET

voxeljet

$3.51

0.11 (3.24%)

VNET

21Vianet

$9.45

0.44 (4.88%)

ATGE

Adtalem Global Education

$55.70

-0.3 (-0.54%)

NVDA

Nvidia

$257.57

-1.41 (-0.54%)

AMAT

Applied Materials

$47.42

-0.07 (-0.15%)

MU

Micron

$47.10

-0.38 (-0.80%)

LRCX

Lam Research

$174.22

1.42 (0.82%)

ZOES

Zoe's Kitchen

$9.52

0.04 (0.42%)

VCEL

Vericel

$11.50

-0.075 (-0.65%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 16

    Aug

  • 16

    Aug

  • 16

    Aug

  • 16

    Aug

  • 16

    Aug

  • 16

    Aug

  • 17

    Aug

  • 17

    Aug

  • 22

    Aug

  • 04

    Sep

  • 05

    Sep

  • 12

    Sep

  • 27

    Sep

  • 06

    Nov

NVEE

NV5 Global

$84.05

1.55 (1.88%)

18:55
08/16/18
08/16
18:55
08/16/18
18:55
Hot Stocks
NV5 Global CEO sells 190,500 common shares »

In a regulatory filing,…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 13

    Sep

  • 20

    Sep

  • 21

    Sep

GOOG

Alphabet

$1,206.00

-7.65 (-0.63%)

, GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

$1,223.55

-8.75 (-0.71%)

18:54
08/16/18
08/16
18:54
08/16/18
18:54
Periodicals
Google submits plans for Moffett Park development, SVBJ reports »

Alphabet's Google…

GOOG

Alphabet

$1,206.00

-7.65 (-0.63%)

GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

$1,223.55

-8.75 (-0.71%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 22

    Aug

  • 18

    Sep

  • 20

    Sep

  • 28

    Oct

WMT

Walmart

$98.63

8.39 (9.30%)

18:38
08/16/18
08/16
18:38
08/16/18
18:38
Recommendations
Walmart analyst commentary at Baird »

Walmart price target…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 16

    Aug

AVEO

Aveo Pharmaceuticals

$2.26

0.085 (3.91%)

18:35
08/16/18
08/16
18:35
08/16/18
18:35
Syndicate
Aveo Pharmaceuticals files to sell common stock, no amount given »

Piper Jaffray & Co.…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 04

    Sep

ZN

Zion Oil & Gas

$2.53

0.16 (6.75%)

18:15
08/16/18
08/16
18:15
08/16/18
18:15
Hot Stocks
Zion Oil & Gas confirms active petroleum system in Megiddo-Jezreel #1 well »

Zion Oil & Gas…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

AMRS

Amyris

$7.49

0.07 (0.94%)

18:14
08/16/18
08/16
18:14
08/16/18
18:14
Syndicate
Amyris files to sell 7.4M shares of common stock for holders »

In connection with the…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

CORT

Corcept Therapeutics

$12.51

0.01 (0.08%)

18:07
08/16/18
08/16
18:07
08/16/18
18:07
Hot Stocks
Corcept Therapeutics board member Leonard Baker buys $2.2M in common stock »

Corcept Therapeutics…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 04

    Sep

  • 12

    Sep

ETSY

Etsy

$45.68

0.83 (1.85%)

17:44
08/16/18
08/16
17:44
08/16/18
17:44
Hot Stocks
Etsy chairman Frederick Wilson sells $1M in common stock »

Etsy chairman Frederick…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 04

    Sep

NVDA

Nvidia

$257.57

-1.41 (-0.54%)

, TCEHY

Tencent

$0.00

(0.00%)

17:37
08/16/18
08/16
17:37
08/16/18
17:37
Hot Stocks
Nvidia says 'Fortnite,' 'PUBG' have strengthened video game market »

Nvidia (NVDA) says gaming…

NVDA

Nvidia

$257.57

-1.41 (-0.54%)

TCEHY

Tencent

$0.00

(0.00%)

DIS

Disney

$112.49

-0.42 (-0.37%)

MSFT

Microsoft

$107.65

-0.02 (-0.02%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 16

    Aug

  • 04

    Sep

  • 12

    Sep

RCUS

Arcus Biosciences

$12.89

-0.05 (-0.39%)

17:37
08/16/18
08/16
17:37
08/16/18
17:37
Hot Stocks
Arcus Biosciences CEO Terry Rosen buys over 28K shares of company stock »

Arcus Biosciences CEO…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 12

    Sep

GLD

SPDR Gold Trust

$111.11

-0.1 (-0.09%)

17:30
08/16/18
08/16
17:30
08/16/18
17:30
Hot Stocks
SPDR Gold Trust holdings fall to 773.41MT from 774.59MT »

This is the 4th…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

FSTR

L.B. Foster

$23.05

-0.1 (-0.43%)

17:28
08/16/18
08/16
17:28
08/16/18
17:28
Hot Stocks
Breaking Hot Stocks news story on L.B. Foster »

Legion Partners lowers…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

HALO

Halozyme

$17.10

-0.1 (-0.58%)

17:25
08/16/18
08/16
17:25
08/16/18
17:25
Hot Stocks
Halozyme director and beneficial owner Randal Kirk sells over 490K shares »

Halozyme director and…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 05

    Sep

Get Full Fly Access

Breaking market intelligence sent straight to you
Our team of experts analyze every news story and filter out the noise to deliver real-time market moving news.
Up-to-date information on important industry events
Get real-time updates on events that are moving the market—from conferences and calls to syndicate announcements.
News focused on the companies in your portfolio
Create up to 12 portfolios with 150 stocks each, and see how active they are in market news.