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SBGI

Sinclair Broadcast

$29.05

(0.00%)

, TRCO

Tribune Media

$36.90

0.23 (0.63%)

12:32
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12:32

Sinclair Broadcast calls Tribune lawsuit 'meritless', files counterclaim

Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI) announced that it has filed its Answer, Affirmative Defenses, and Verified Counterclaim to the Verified Complaint filed by Tribune Media Company (TRCO) in the Delaware Court of Chancery. "We were extremely disappointed that the Tribune transaction was terminated," said CEO Chris Ripley. "We are likewise disappointed that Tribune, through its meritless lawsuit, is seeking to capitalize on an unfavorable and unexpected reaction from the Federal Communications Commission to capture a windfall for Tribune. Today, we filed our response to Tribune's complaint, along with a counterclaim against Tribune for breaching the merger agreement. As described in our filing, we fully complied with our obligations under the merger agreement and worked tirelessly to close the transaction. The company looks forward to vigorously defending against Tribune's claims and pursuing our own claim."

SBGI

Sinclair Broadcast

$29.05

(0.00%)

TRCO

Tribune Media

$36.90

0.23 (0.63%)

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SBGI Sinclair Broadcast
$29.05

(0.00%)

07/19/18
SPHN
07/19/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $37
SPHN
Equal Weight
Tribune Media downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Kyle Evans downgraded Tribune Media (TRCO) to Equal Weight from Overweight after the FCC announced last night that it has adopt a Hearing Designation Order for the Sinclair Broadcast (SBGI) deal. He had hoped the revised divestiture plan would eliminate the need for an HDO, but now that it has been adopted he is more worried that there could be character issues standing in the way of the deal being closed. Evans lowered his price target on Tribune shares to $37 from $41.
07/27/18
WELS
07/27/18
NO CHANGE
WELS
DOJ broadcast investigation unlikely to be material, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Marci Ryvicker says her conversions with industry contacts indicate the Department of Justice investigation into various television groups for alleged ad-rate collusion is unlikely to be material. The investigation likely stemmed from the DOJ's review of the Sinclair Broadcast (SBGI), Tribune Media merger, Ryvicker tells investors in a research note. She believes high levels of conversations about business likely drove the investigation and that it will be tough to prove that this lead to price fixing.
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07/27/18
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Reported DOJ investigation likely to pressure broadcaster stocks, says Stephens
After The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the Department of Justice is investigating whether TV station owners violated antitrust law in ways that inflated local ad prices, Stephens analyst Kyle Evans said that the negative news is likely to further pressure a group that he sees being "hard to own in any quarter." Evans added that, in his view, any miss within the group seems to drag them all down. Publicly traded broadcasters include Sinclair (SBGI), Tribune Media (TRCO), Gray Television (GTN), Nexstar (NXST) and Tegna (TGNA).
07/31/18
EVER
07/31/18
INITIATION
Target $34
EVER
In Line
Sinclair Broadcast initiated with an In Line at Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst David Joyce initiated Sinclair Broadcast with an In Line and $34 price target.
TRCO Tribune Media
$36.90

0.23 (0.63%)

07/31/18
EVER
07/31/18
INITIATION
Target $40
EVER
Outperform
Tribune Media initiated with an Outperform at Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst David Joyce initiated Tribune Media with an Outperform and $40 price target.

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MU

Micron

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VOD

Vodafone

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Alphabet Class A

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Alphabet

$1,046.01

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Alphabet

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KMX

CarMax

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BIDU

Baidu

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Johnson & Johnson

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ORGS

Orgenesis

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Smith & Nephew

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Albemarle

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TTWO

Take-Two

$104.09

1.87 (1.83%)

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Activision Blizzard

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Nintendo

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MSFT

Microsoft

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SNE

Sony

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APHA

Aphria

$5.98

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APHA

Aphria

$6.01

0.57 (10.48%)

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India Globalization Capital

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Citron mentions Aphria positively again, says 'everything changed' in cannabis 

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Aphria

$6.01

0.57 (10.48%)

IGC

India Globalization Capital

$0.00

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CANN

General Cannabis

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CGC

Canopy Growth

$29.00

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MLCPF

MediPharm Labs

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Cronos Group

$11.64

0.52 (4.68%)

TLRY

Tilray

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CVSI

CV Sciences

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CNTTF

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ACB

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APHA

Aphria

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0.57 (10.48%)

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Nielsen

$24.98

-0.32 (-1.26%)

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RCII

Rent-A-Center

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