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AVGO

Broadcom

$239.43

-0.89 (-0.37%)

, XLNX

Xilinx

$69.53

1.52 (2.24%)

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Citi assumes Broadcom at Buy, says Xilinx possible next target

Citi analyst Christopher Danely resumed coverage of Broadcom (AVGO) with a Buy rating and $300 price target citing strength in the core business and accretion from acquisitions. The analyst believes Broadcom can grow its revenue at 8% annually over the next two years, above the average historical semiconductor industry growth of 5%. He estimates the most recent acquisition of Brocade is roughly $1.32, or 8%, accretive to Broadcom's combined 2019 earnings per share of $18.43. Danely believes Xilinx (XLNX) could be Broadcom's next acquisition target. He sees the deal being $1.06, or 6% accretive to earnings per share.

AVGO

Broadcom

$239.43

-0.89 (-0.37%)

XLNX

Xilinx

$69.53

1.52 (2.24%)

AVGO Broadcom
$239.43

-0.89 (-0.37%)

04/13/18
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04/13/18
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DBAB
Buy
Broadcom buyback to be tailwind to valuation, says Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Ross Seymore believes Broadcom's $12B share buyback authorization will be a tailwind to the valuation. Share repurchases shows confidence in growth and valuation discipline, Seymore tells investors in a research note. He keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
04/13/18
JPMS
04/13/18
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Overweight
Broadcom buyback reflects strong business and cash flow, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Harlan Sur believes Broadcom's $12B share repurchase authorization is a reflection of the company's strong business and cash flow. He believes the stock's post earnings underperformance, 10% free cash flow yield, 3% dividend yield, combined with current solid business trends and strong anticipated cash flow generation, were all drivers of the repurchase program. The analyst would be a buyers of the stock at current levels and reiterates an Overweight rating on Broadcom.
04/13/18
FBCO
04/13/18
NO CHANGE
Target $335
FBCO
Outperform
Broadcom pulled 'lever one' to unlock value, 'two to go,' says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst John Pitzer reminded investors in a research note that he previously argued that three levers Broadcom could pull to unlock value include using excess free cash flow for share repurchases, report earnings per share inclusive of SBC and hosting an analyst day at least once every other year. Pitzer said Broadcom pulled the first lever, announcing a $12B share repurchase authorization on Thursday, and sees further potential for "lever two" and "lever three" to be pulled throughout 2018. Pitzer noted that Broadcom has not hosted an analyst day since 2012, but that holding one would allow the company to showcase the breadth and depth of its product porfolio as well as its "much stronger" bench of management than most appreciate.
04/13/18
MSCO
04/13/18
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Target $305
MSCO
Overweight
Morgan Stanley says multiple expansion alone should drive Broadcom up 8%-15%
Morgan Stanley analyst Craig Hettenbach said he views Broadcom's $12B buyback authorization as much more than just a financial move, seeing it as an endorsement of the company's undervalued core business as well. He estimates that every $10B in buybacks can add about 5% to Broadcom's annual EPS, but also thinks the stock's multiple should begin to expand by at least 1-2 points, which would drive Broadcom shares higher by 8%-15% before even considering any EPS accretion or ongoing EPS growth. Hettenbach reiterates an Overweight rating and $305 price target on Broadcom shares.
XLNX Xilinx
$69.53

1.52 (2.24%)

02/22/18
RBCM
02/22/18
NO CHANGE
Target $325
RBCM
Top Pick
RBC finds takeover targets for Broadcom should Qualcomm deal fail
RBC Capital analyst Amit Daryanani finds it prudent to think about other takeover options for Broadcom (AVGO) should its attempt to acquire Qualcomm (QCOM) fail. Broadcom is in a "unique position" as it generates $9B-$10B of free cash flow annually, has balance sheet that is "almost net debt neutral" and a management team "that has impeccable history in integrating assets," Daryanani tells investors in a research note titled "If not QCOM, Who Is Next?" The analyst sees potential targets in Xilinx (XLNX), Analog Devices (ADI), Maxim Integrated (MXIM), Marvell Technology (MRVL) and Microsemi (MSCC). Daryanani keeps a Top Pick rating on Broadcom with a $325 price target. He believes the company has the ability to sustain double-digit growth with or without Qualcomm.
03/13/18
KEYB
03/13/18
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KEYB
Broadcom could look at Micron next with Qualcomm blocked, says KeyBanc
President Trump's order to block Broadcom's (AVGO) proposed takeover of Qualcomm (QCOM) also likely blocks the possibility of the company trying to acquire any other player with any military/defense exposure, such as Xilinx (XLNX), KeyBanc analyst John Vinh tells investors. However, he expects Broadcom to remain acquisitive and thinks Micron (MU) could be another potential target, citing a lack of security concerns and Broadcom's previous attempts to bid for Toshiba (TOSBF), he noted. Vinh reiterates his Overweight rating and $320 price target on Broadcom, adding that he sees the executive order as a "slight positive," since it removes a near-term distraction and overhang.
04/06/18
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04/06/18
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Target $68
JPMS
Underweight
Xilinx downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Harlan Sur downgraded Xilinx to Underweight and cut his price target for the shares to $68 from $73. The analyst believes multiple compression is likely with basestation deployment in China likely to decline in 2018. Further, the analyst believes expectations for 5G are high.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Incyte (INCY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim and to Market Perform from Outperform at William Blair. 2. Ormat Technologies (ORA) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer with analyst Noah Kaye citing valuation. 3. Sprague Resources (SRLP) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Andrew Burd citing the stock's year-to-date outperformance for the downgrade. 4. Banc of California (BANC) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Ebrahim Poonwala saying the company's new management team is working towards achieving its long-term strategic targets but is cautious on elevated execution risk given the balance sheet overhaul and lower quality deposit base. 5. Xilinx (XLNX) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Harlan Sur saying he believes multiple compression is likely with basestation deployment in China likely to decline in 2018. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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