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HNHPF

Hon Hai Precision

$0.00

(0.00%)

, AAPL

Apple

$213.49

3.21 (1.53%)

06:26
08/17/18
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06:26
08/17/18
06:26

Foxconn to launch semiconductor plant in China's Pearl River Delta, WSJ says

Foxconn Technology, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry (HNHPF) will partner with the city of Zhuhai in China's Pearl River Delta to build a semiconductor plant, says WSJ. "The city of Zhuhai announced on its website Friday that Foxconn, the world's biggest contract manufacturer known for assembling Apple's (AAPL) iPhones, would work with it on chip and semiconductor equipment design," added the Journal. Reference Link

HNHPF

Hon Hai Precision

$0.00

(0.00%)

AAPL

Apple

$213.49

3.21 (1.53%)

HNHPF Hon Hai Precision
$0.00

(0.00%)

AAPL Apple
$213.49

3.21 (1.53%)

08/01/18
BTIG
08/01/18
NO CHANGE
Target $235
BTIG
Buy
Apple price target raised to $235 from $207 at BTIG
BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk, in a note published last night, raised his price target on Apple (AAPL) shares to $235 from $207, stating that he believes there are early signs that upgrade rates might be bottoming and noting that iPhone revenue grew by over 20% despite "historic low" upgrade rates in Q3. Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted at a noteworthy content project, added Piecyk, who agrees with fellow BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield's view that Apple is likely to follow Netflix (NFLX) and Amazon's (AMZN) approach "build their way into the market rather than buy their way in" to video. Piecyk keeps a Buy rating on Apple shares.
08/02/18
SBSH
08/02/18
NO CHANGE
Target $5
SBSH
Sell
Citi reiterates Sell on Fitbit, says not an acquisition target
Citi analyst Jim Suva reiterates a Sell rating on Fitbit (FIT) with a $5 price target following the company's Q2 results, which he notes were largely better than expected except for a decline in free cash flow. Apple's (AAPL) smart watch is smarter than Fitbit's (FIT) smartwatches, which do not allow "robust" two-way communication or a lengthy app catalog, and the price differential is immaterial, Suva tells investors in a post-earnings research note. Further, he does not see Fitbit as an acquisition target.
08/06/18
MSCO
08/06/18
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Boeing, Tesla, Nvidia make Morgan Stanley 'key man risk' list
Morgan Stanley equity strategist Mark Savino noted that about 12% of CEO jobs among S&P 500 companies turned over in 2017, noting that this was the highest level of CEO departures since before the financial crisis. The 59 stocks of S&P 500 companies that had CEOs depart in 2017 underperformed the market by 11% over the next 12 months, or since the departure for instances that were less than 12 months ago, noted Savino. In cooperation with the firm's U.S. analysts, Savino and his team identified the companies in each sector they believe face the greatest level of "key man risk," which includes: Boeing (BA), Tesla (TSLA), ADT Inc. (ADT), Moody's (MCO), TransUnion (TRU), Arista Networks (ANET), Church & Dwight (CHD), Coca-Cola (KO), Monster Beverage (MNST), Coupa Software (COUP), Salesforce (CRM), FireEye (FEYE), MongoDB (MDB), Microsoft (MSFT), New Relic (NEWR), XPO Logistics (XPO), Hilton (HLT), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Best Buy (BBY), Ulta (ULTA), Aflac (AFL), Athene Holding (ATH), Lincoln National (LNC), Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG), Chubb (CB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Facebook (FB), Alphabet (GOOGL), Apple (AAPL), Terex (TEX), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Freeport McMoRan (FCX), FleetCor (FLT), Global Payments (GPN), Square (SQ), Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Broadcom (AVGO), Nvidia (NVDA), Chegg (CHGG), DXC Technology (DXC), Medidata (MDSO), Pluralsight (PS), RealPage (RP), Shopify (SHOP) and T-Mobile (TMUS).
08/09/18
JPMS
08/09/18
NO CHANGE
JPMS
Neutral
Lumentum selloff provides attractive entry point, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Samik Chatterjee believes the post-earnings pullback in shares of Lumentum (LITE) provides an attractive entry point. However, he keeps a Neutral rating on Lumentum with an $80 price target. The shares sold off yesterday as management chose to provide conservative 3D Sensing revenue guidance for fiscal Q2 ahead of greater visibility into market share development and inventory position with its primary customer, Apple (AAPL), on next generation phones expected to be launched in September, Chatterjee tells investors in a research note. Based on his conversations with management, Chatterjee believes the softer guide is driven entirely by a lower market share assumption and budgeting for inventory timing "purely out of conservatism." This increases the likelihood of an upside surprise, the analyst contends.

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