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FB

Facebook

$202.08

4.62 (2.34%)

, GOOG

Alphabet

$1,169.38

1.52 (0.13%)

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FTC chair wants to explore market power of big internet firms, Reuters says

New U.S. Federal Trade Commission Joseph Simons said that the FTC intends to keep a close eye on large tech firms that dominate the internet, Reuters reports. Simons said that the power of the big tech platforms, none of which he called out by name, raised new questions around competition and privacy, the report says. Reuters noted that controversies surrounding Facebook (FB) and Alphabet (GOOG) have led to calls for the agency to look more closely at whether these companies use their market power to harm potential competitors. "They produce terrific products and one of the reasons that at least some of them are so big is that they do it well and are meeting consumer demand," Simons said. "We don't want to attack people because they're big and successful." Reference Link

FB

Facebook

$202.08

4.62 (2.34%)

GOOG

Alphabet

$1,169.38

1.52 (0.13%)

GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

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5.54 (0.47%)

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FB Facebook
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4.62 (2.34%)

06/11/18
JEFF
06/11/18
UPGRADE
Target $50
JEFF
Buy
Match Group upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Brent Thill upgraded Match Group (MTCH) to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to $50 from $40. The stock closed Friday up 65c to $41.52. A survey of 600 online daters shows many users do not wish to commingle dating with social media, Thill tells investors in a research note. As such, he believes Facebook's (FB) dating will likely appeal to an older demographic rather than millennials on Tinder. The analyst notes that many past Facebook product launches have not impacted publicly traded competition.
06/11/18
KEYB
06/11/18
NO CHANGE
Target $245
KEYB
Overweight
Instagram could be primary growth driver by 2020, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Andy Hargreaves believes Facebook's Instagram will drive 27% of incremental ad revenue in 2018, going up to 58% by 2020, at which point he estimates the service will have over 1.4B MAU and over $22B of revenue. Given the immense data set of Facebook's combined properties, the massive Instagram opportunity, and the potential of multiple other billion-user products, the analyst recommends buying Facebook. Hargreaves reiterates an Overweight rating and $245 price target on the shares.
06/13/18
MSCO
06/13/18
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Morgan Stanley says AT&T ruling may help narrow public/private media value gap
Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne said the court approval of AT&T's (T) acquisition of Time Warner (TWX) without conditions recognized the reality of new competition in the form of content investments from players such as Netflix (NFLX), Google's (GOOGL) YouTube, Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL) and Facebook (FB). This ruling sends a "clear message to other industry players" and market uncertainty on deal prospects could fall, which could mean that equity values will likely rise accordingly, Swinburne tells investors. He notes there remains a large gap, which may now narrow, between private market valuations and public multiples in many parts of media and cable, pointing to Discovery Inc. (DISCK) as an example illustrating that point.
06/20/18
RBCM
06/20/18
NO CHANGE
Target $250
RBCM
Outperform
Facebook Messenger monetization is a 'pending catalyst', says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Mark Mahaney kept his Outperform rating and a $250 price target on Facebook, saying the company's monetization of its Messenger product with more consistent advertising is "increasingly material" and a "pending catalyst". Mahaney notes that advertising content from companies such as "Equinox, Peloton, USAA, DraftKings, Georgetown University, Staples and Uber" in the Messenger app has been consistent and "reasonably relevant". The analyst also sees the format of the ads as effective - "noticeable, but not overly intrusive".
GOOG Alphabet
$1,169.38

1.52 (0.13%)

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SBSH
06/18/18
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Buy
Citi sees potential Q2 upside for Alphabet
Checks with two leading digital marketing agencies suggest growth in Google search spend remained strong in Q2, Citi analyst Mark May tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes there could be modest upside to consensus revenue forecasts and keeps a Buy rating on Alphabet shares.
06/18/18
CHLM
06/18/18
NO CHANGE
Target $120
CHLM
Buy
Weight Watchers price target raised to $120 from $100 at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Alex Fuhrman raised his price target for Weight Watchers (WTW) to $120 from $100 as TV advertising campaign kicks off with new commercial launch. The analyst also believes Google (GOOG; GOOGL) searches are set to meaningfully accelerate and will likely move the stock higher before Q2 results are reported. Fuhrman reiterates a Buy rating on Weight Watchers shares.
06/19/18
WELS
06/19/18
NO CHANGE
Target $53
WELS
Outperform
JD.com price target raised to $53 from $47 at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Ken Sena raised his price target for JD.com (JD) to $53 from $47 after the company and Google (GOOG; GOOGL) announced that the latter will invest $550M in cash in JD.com as part of a strategic partnership. The analyst believes this partnership adds to JD's strong list of existing data and strategic partnerships with Tencent (TCEHY), Walmart (WMT), Baidu (BIDU), Qihoo 360 and Vipshop (VIPS). Sena reiterates an Outperform rating on JD.com shares.
06/20/18
GSCO
06/20/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $37
GSCO
Sell
Alarm.com downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Gabriela Borges downgraded Alarm.com (ALRM) to Sell and lowered her price target for the shares to $37 from $41. The analyst's analysis indicates that new "Do it Yourself" deployments with professional monitoring are 35% cheaper than professionally installed and monitored security systems. This creates risk to subscriber growth and unit economics in the existing home security ecosystem, which drives the majority of Alarm.com's business, Borges tells investors in a research note. Further, the analyst believes the Amazon (AMZN) versus Google (GOOG, GOOGL) battle for dominance in the connected home will likely cap Alarm.com's ability to expand beyond its core market. She finds Alarm.com's risk/reward unfavorable at current valuations.
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Goldman Sachs

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Amazon.com

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CAG

Conagra Brands

$36.10

0.2725 (0.76%)

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Pinnacle Foods

$66.45

0.22 (0.33%)

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CRON

Cronos Group

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ABC

AmerisourceBergen

$90.56

0.98 (1.09%)

, WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance

$75.52

0.8 (1.07%)

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Walgreens Boots Alliance

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CJREF

Corus Entertainment

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DVMT

Dell Technologies

$95.51

0.52 (0.55%)

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Dell still thinks offer 'in best interest of DVMT shareholders,' Bloomberg says »

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FDC

First Data

$23.61

0.56 (2.43%)

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SNE

Sony

$57.24

0.99 (1.76%)

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TTWO

Take-Two

$131.41

3.43 (2.68%)

, ATVI

Activision Blizzard

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Activision Blizzard

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WHR

Whirlpool

$108.01

2.6 (2.47%)

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AHAM reports U.S. shipments of major home appliances down 0.4% in September »

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SYMC

Symantec

$20.20

0.42 (2.12%)

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SGRY

Surgery Partners

$14.56

0.34 (2.39%)

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UnitedHealth

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UnitedHealth

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HCA

HCA Healthcare

$134.76

1.9 (1.43%)

THC

Tenet

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IBM

IBM

$144.39

3.27 (2.32%)

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Amazon.com

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39 (2.21%)

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MSFT

Microsoft

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ORCL

Oracle

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Alphabet

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GRPN

Groupon

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XENT

Intersect ENT

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Regeneron

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Regeneron

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$NSD

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DUK

Duke Energy

$81.02

0.89 (1.11%)

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AAPL

Apple

$219.86

2.59 (1.19%)

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WHR

Whirlpool

$108.28

2.87 (2.72%)

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AXSM

Axsome Therapeutics

$3.38

0.04 (1.20%)

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