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QCOM

Qualcomm

$58.86

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Charter

$282.14

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09:43

Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee to hold a hearing

The Committee holds a hearing entitled, "The Race to 5G: Exploring Spectrum Needs to Maintain U.S. Global Leadership " with Meredith Baker, CEO of the CTIA--the Wireless Association, Dean Brenner, SVP of Qualcomm and Craig Cowden, SVP at Charter Communications on July 25 at 10 am. Webcast Link

QCOM

Qualcomm

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Charter

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QCOM Qualcomm
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07/24/18
MZHO
07/24/18
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Qualcomm, NXP deal seems headed for a breakup, says Mizuho
Barring an 11th hour approval, Qualcomm's (QCOM) proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) is headed for a breakup, Mizuho analyst Vijay Rakesh tells investors in a research note. The analyst says his firm's arbitrage desk sees only a 22% probability of the deal happening.
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Fly Intel: Today's top analyst calls on Wall Street
Check out today's top analyst calls from around Wall Street, compiled by The Fly. STIFEL SAYS SELL PAPA JOHN'S: Stifel analyst Chris O'Cull downgraded Papa John's (PZZA) to Sell from Hold and cut his price target for the shares to $38 from $50. The outlook for Papa John's is "growing dimmer" after recent media reports indicated a "fraternal corporate culture," O'Cull told investors. The reports reinforce the consumer perception that Papa John's is not a trusted brand, the analyst added. His recent channel checks indicate the company's domestic same-restaurant-sales are running down in the mid-teens since last week's media report about the company's founder using a racial slur. Papa John's is in a "precarious position," as it needs a "strategic savior" but is struggling to find one "willing to underwrite a transaction given the brand damage," O'Cull contended. Papa John's shares are down 7% in midday trading BTIG SAYS BUY SPOTIFY: BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield initiated Spotify (SPOT) with a Buy rating and a price target of $230, saying that awaiting a better entry on the stock price "has not worked." The analyst contended that the company will be a "long-term winner" in the subscription music category that remains in its infancy and will "grow significantly for years to come." DEUTSCHE RAISES QUALCOMM TARGET TO $60: Deutsche Bank analyst Ross Seymore raised his price target for Qualcomm (QCOM) shares to $60 from $55 after concluding that removal of the uncertainty from the NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) deal likely leads to incremental upside in either scenario. The analyst said he has no way of assigning probabilities of deal approval given the politically charged nature of the pending regulatory ruling from China's State Administration for Market Regulation. Seymore kept Hold ratings on both Qualcomm and NXP. ARGUS CUTS GE TO HOLD: Argus analyst John Eade downgraded General Electric (GE) to Hold from Buy, saying that despite his expectations of a turnaround, Q2 results were a "step in the opposite direction" suggesting the company will struggle to meet its FY18 guidance. Eade lowered his FY18 EPS forecast to 97c from $1.03, adding that GE will need to show at least two quarter of progress before he would reconsider his rating. The analyst prefers other large industrials such as Illinois Tool Works (ITW), United Technologies (UTX) and Boeing (BA) over General Electric, he added.
07/23/18
MSCO
07/23/18
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Tariff uncertainty a potential risk to semiconductor demand, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Joseph Moore said the firm's quarterly survey of distributors leads him to expect "solid" Q2 results and Q3 guidance from broad-based semiconductor companies this earnings season as demand remains strong. However, the present tariff related uncertainty present a risk for a "demand shock" that could lead to an inventory unwind in the semi supply chain, Moore warns investors. He thinks the potential of further semi stock outperformance is limited at this stage of the cycle, while "even the slightest whiff on the demand front" could lead to a significant decline in stocks, he tells investors. Moore added that he favors companies with more defensive characteristics, such as Analog Devices (ADI), over those with more commodity exposure and lower margins, like Cypress Semiconductor (CY). Other publicly traded companies in the semiconductors space include Micron (MU), AMD (AMD), Intel (INTC), Marvell (MRVL), Microchip (MCHP), Nvidia (NVDA), Qualcomm (QCOM) and Texas Instruments (TXN). Shares of Micron are down 2.5% in pre-market trading to $53.65.
07/23/18
DBAB
07/23/18
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Target $60
DBAB
Hold
Qualcomm price target raised to $60 from $55 at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Ross Seymore raised his price target for Qualcomm (QCOM) shares to $60 after concluding that removal of the uncertainty from the NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) deal likely leads to incremental upside in either scenario. The analyst says he has no way of assigning probabilities of deal approval given the politically charged nature of the pending regulatory ruling from China's State Administration for Market Regulation. This week holds a number of significant catalysts/risks for both companies as the purchase agreement deadline and Qualcomm's Q3 earnings report are on Wednesday, Seymore tells investors in a research note. Seymore keeps Hold ratings on both Qualcomm and NXP.
CHTR Charter
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07/24/18
MKMP
07/24/18
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Target $10
MKMP
Neutral
Infinera price target lowered to $10 from $12.50 at MKM Partners
MKM Partners analyst Michael Genovese lowered his price target on Infinera (INFN) to $10 and kept his Neutral rating after its $430M purchase of Coriant, saying the company believes that integration of key Optical and DSP technology will give it a competitive advantages. He also believes the deal "is a significant headwind for Acacia (ACIA) "since Infinera will look to move Coriant to its own vertically integrated technology platform". The analyst further notes that while Infinera preannounced Q2, the absence of Q3 guidance accompanying the deal suggests that the outlook may be at risk from reduced Charter Communications (CHTR) sales. Genovese concludes that Infinera may struggle to make up the 14% related revenue headwind to generate "flat to slightly up" Q3 sales.
07/10/18
FBCO
07/10/18
INITIATION
Target $294
FBCO
Neutral
Charter initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Douglas Mitchelson initiated Charter with a Neutral rating and a price target of $294. The analyst notes that the growth of Time Warner Cable unit is "winding down", adding that the risks around video competition, voice declines, broadband maturity, and wireless investment losses are not accommodated in consensus estimates. Mitchelson also notes that higher debt leverage and faster near-term growth prospects for Charter are already reflected in its premium valuation.
07/03/18
IMPC
07/03/18
NO CHANGE
Target $32
IMPC
Outperform
Discovery will not bid for Fox regional sports networks, says Imperial Capital
Imperial Capital analyst David Miller says Discovery (DISCA) is seeing "unnecessary selling pressure" on media reports that the company is a potential bidder for the Fox regional sports networks, which Disney (DIS), through its pending acquisition of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox (FOXA), will have to divest, as per the Department of Justice decree. The analyst believes potential bidders for these assets will include Charter (CHTR), Liberty Media (LMCA), Altice (ATUS), and various private equity entities, but not Discovery. Discovery is fully occupied with the integration of Scripps Networks, the sale of its headquarters building in Bethesda, Maryland, as well as ratings issues at its core Discovery Channel, Miller tells investors in a research note. Further, he notes that Discovery already pledged $2B in additional sports rights to broadcast various PGA Tour events via its networks outside of the U.S. through 2030. As such, the analyst thinks the recent pullback has created an "attractive opportunity to either establish new positions, or for existing holders to lower their bases." Miller keeps an Outperform rating on Discovery with a $32 price target.
06/21/18
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. PayPal (PYPL) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities with analyst Kunaal Malde saying he believes the company's differentiated checkout experience should enable the company to continue taking share. 2. Verizon (VZ) and Charter (CHTR) were upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs. 3. Terex (TEX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Stephen Volkmann saying Terex has underperformed both the S&P 500 Index and machinery peers year-to-date despite improving backlog and visibility into 2019. 4. AMC Entertainment (AMC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Benchmark with analyst Mike Hickey saying he believes the company's new movie subscription service will succeed in driving incremental attendance and EBITDA. 5. Becton Dickinson (BDX) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Robbie Marcus saying he sees a "clear path" for Becton to exceed expectations for the second half of 2018 and fiscal 2019 now that the Bard acquisition is two quarters in. 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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SCGLY

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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

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DPZ

Domino's Pizza

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Uber

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Sprint

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SGEN

Seattle Genetics

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QCOM

Qualcomm

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MFGP

Micro Focus

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GLD

SPDR Gold Shares

$132.39

-1.12 (-0.84%)

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