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Cisco

$43.76

-0.02 (-0.05%)

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Cisco shares fairly valued ahead of Q4 results, says JMP Securities

JMP Securities analyst Erik Suppiger reiterated a Market Perform rating on Cisco Systems ahead of the company's Q4 earnings report on August 15, telling investors in a research note that he believes the quarter will be in line with Street estimates of 68c for EPS on revenue of $12.7B. Suppiger says that channel checks indicate that Cisco's flagship switching business was healthy during the quarter, with strength in data center switching, but its routing business was under pressure due to continued slow service provider spending. Additionally, the analyst says checks also indicate that Cisco's security business slowed following a "relatively strong" Q3, and he believes firewall sales may have paused ahead of an upgrade across its firewall product line. Suppiger feels that Cisco shares are fairly valued in light of expectations for in-line results with growth of 5% y/y in Q4.

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CSCO Cisco
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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. NETFLIX CUT TO UNDERPERFORM AT BUCKINGHAM: Buckingham analyst Matthew Harrigan downgraded Netflix (NFLX) to Underperform from Neutral ahead of the company's earnings report, as he estimates that the stock's current price implies "optimistic" views of the company reaching 360M global members in 2025 and 505M by 2033 along with a long-term operating profit margin near 35%. UBS NOW FAVORS UPS OVER FEDEX: UBS analyst Thomas Wadewitz upgraded UPS (UPS) to Buy from Neutral and raised his price target for the shares to $125 from $121. The combination of cost and productivity improvements, coupled with a "constructive" revenue backdrop, provide potential for improved Domestic Package margin performance and stronger operating income growth in 2019 for UPS, Wadewitz told investors. The analyst believes the company has "multiple cost side drivers" and that the new Teamsters agreement may also facilitate growth. Wadewitz this morning also downgraded FedEx (FDX) to Neutral from Buy and lowered his price target for the shares to $256 from $283. With a large global Express business representing 55% of revenue and about 13% of revenue linked to Asia, FedEx is exposed to risk from tariffs and potentially slower trade activity, Wadewitz told investors. The analyst sees limited visibility to near term margin expansion as the company is still ramping up integration with TNT in Europe. In midday trading, UPS is up just over 1%, while FedEx is down 1.5%. BMO CUTS HASBRO TO UNDERPERFORM: BMO Capital analyst Gerrick Johnson downgraded Hasbro to Underperform from Market Perform and lowered his price target to $75 from $80. The analyst noted that the liquidation of Toys R US may be "more impactful than investors realize" after the initial 9% rally in the stock price on "relief that things were not worse", even as retailers are becoming more selective in the "pantry loading" inventory restocking process. JPMORGAN SEES LOW THREAT FROM AMAZON TO NETWORK EQUIPMENT STOCKS: JPMorgan analyst Samik Chatterjee told investors in a research note that he believes the threat of Amazon (AMZN) entering into the networking equipment market is "relatively low" for networking equipment stocks including Arista Networks (ANET), Cisco Systems (CSCO), and Juniper Networks (JNPR), contending that AWS' switching product will target data center capital spending from large enterprise customers, which is only a $2.5B opportunity relative to the $12B data center switching and $16B campus switching market.
07/19/18
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Amazon switching fears 'overblown as suspected,' says Piper Jaffray
After yesterday's market close, it was reported and confirmed by Amazon (AMZN) and Cisco Systems (CSCO) that Amazon is not entering the network switching market as speculated on July 13, Piper Jaffray analyst James Fish tells investors in a research note titled "Fake News! Amazon Switching Fears Were Overblown As Suspected." The confirmation by Amazon removes the potential shadow of Amazon on the space, making Q3 earnings more about the fundamentals than "competitive hype," Fish writes. He notes that shares of Cisco, Arista Networks (ANET) and Juniper Networks (JNPR) are higher following the news. The analyst continues to recommend Cisco and Arista as his top networking picks.
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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. NEEDHAM CUTS TESLA TO UNDERPERFORM: Needham analyst Rajvindra Gill downgraded Tesla (TSLA) to Underperform from Hold, stating the stock remains overvalued in spite of its 16% decline from the the June 2017 peak. The analyst cited expectations of slower Model S/X sales amid increased competition and possible cannibalization from the Model 3, the expiration of credits, slower gross margins improvement with "persistently high" production costs, lower energy segment revenue after recent restructuring, and Tesla's "unsustainable capital structure." Tesla is down 1.9% in midday trading. CREDIT SUISSE UPGRADES SQUARE: Credit Suisse analyst Paul Condra upgraded Square (SQ) to Outperform from Neutral, saying he believes its growing product eco-system is increasing its ability to penetrate larger merchants. He also said positive data points on Cash-App adoption validate Square's two-sided platform strategy to grow both merchant and consumer use-cases. The analyst also raised his price target on the shares to $81 from $44. MORGAN STANLEY UPS SQUARE TARGET: Morgan Stanley analyst James Faucette sees good potential for upward estimate revisions for Square in the near-term and raised his price target on the stock to $75 from $43. However, Faucette kept an Equal Weight rating on Square, calling its valuation "demanding" and citing his continued view that new services are misvalued. Square is higher by 3.5% at midday. MORGAN STANLEY DOWNGRADES LENDINGCLUB, ON DECK: Morgan Stanley's Faucette downgraded LendingClub (LC) to Equal Weight from Overweight as he thinks the previously disclosed FTC investigation into the company's lending practices will be a drag on new investor interest and involvement in the stock until it is resolved. Faucette lowered his price target on LendingClub shares to $5 from $6. Faucette downgraded On Deck Capital (ONDK) to Underweight from Equal Weight, stating that he sees the company needing a long time to meaningfully scale the "OnDeck-as-a-Service," which he believes will limit the stock's potential for valuation expansion above small-to-mid cap banks. Also, Faucette sees limited upside potential to origination growth estimates given the company's preference for delivering profitability versus growth, he tells investors. PIPER POSITIVE ON CISCO AND ARISTA, CALLS AMAZON FEARS OVERBLOWN: Amazon (AMZN) is not entering the network switching market as speculated on July 13, Piper Jaffray analyst James Fish told investors in a research note. The confirmation by Amazon removes the potential shadow of Amazon on the space. The analyst continued to recommend Cisco (CSCO) and Arista (ANET) as his top networking picks.
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Overweight
Cisco deal for Duo shouldn't have major impact on Okta, ForeScout, says JPMorgan
After Cisco (CSCO) announced it will acquire privately held Duo Security for $2.35B, JPMorgan analyst Sterling Auty offered his view on the read-through from the deal to Okta (OKTA) and ForeScout (FSCT). Duo Security is best known for its multi-factor authentication, and MFA is only one out of six products that Okta offers, said Auty, who does not see the deal having a major impact on Okta. ForeScout has long competed with Cisco for network access control and the Duo deal does have the potential to bolster Cisco's capabilities in this area, Auty said. However, he does not see this transaction having a meaningful near- or mid-term impact, as he contends that ForeScout has "moved well beyond" its original use case. Auty has Overweight ratings on both Okta and ForeScout.

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CBS

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