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STNE

StoneCo

$27.71

-1.69 (-5.75%)

, BRK.A

Berkshire Hathaway

$332,800.00

1134 (0.34%)

06:17
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Berkshire Hathaway takes 11.3% passive stake in StoneCo

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) disclosed an 11.3% passive stake in StoneCo (STNE). The stake represents over 14.1M shares. The filing with the SEC does not allow for activism. StoneCo is a provider of financial technology solutions in Brazil.

STNE

StoneCo

$27.71

-1.69 (-5.75%)

BRK.A

Berkshire Hathaway

$332,800.00

1134 (0.34%)

BRK.B

Berkshire Hathaway

$222.43

1.37 (0.62%)

STNE StoneCo
$27.71

-1.69 (-5.75%)

BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway
$332,800.00

1134 (0.34%)

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08/08/18
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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. REACTIONS TO TESLA'S TALK OF GOING PRIVATE: Jefferies analyst Philippe Houchois raised his price target for Tesla (TSLA) to $360 from $250 after CEO Elon Musk suggested taking the company private. Going private "feels like the right thing to do," Houchois said. "Distraction or not, the move feels right even if Musk is downplaying how supportive public markets have been," the analyst adds. However, with Tesla unable to take on more debt, Houchois wondered who may fund the potential deal and end up as a new large shareholder. While Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas sympathizes with Elon Musk's argument that Tesla could be better off as a private company, he questioned the feasibility of Musk actually being able to achieve that goal. Taking the company private would assume either that the company is on the verge of generating self-sustaining cash flows or that it can tap into a range of strategic sources of capital not previously at its disposal, said Jonas, who sees strategic value at Tesla but thinks the "LBO math required to support [a price of] $420 is extremely aggressive." MORGAN STANLEY SAYS SOUTHWEST A GOOD FIT FOR BERKSHIRE: Morgan Stanley analyst Kai Pan noted that Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) has shifted tone in recent years and become a top three shareholder of the "Big Four" U.S. airlines, including Southwest (LUV). Media reports from Forbes, CNN and others have discussed a possible acquisition by Berkshire of the airline, added Pan. He analyzed a theoretical acquisition and came to the conclusion that Southwest could be a strategic fit for Berkshire and the advantages could also be compelling for the airline. Pan estimates Berkshire could pay a 20-40% premium, or $70-80 per share for Southwest, in such a hypothetical takeover situation. Pan has an Overweight rating and $67 price target on Southwest shares. BARCLAYS POSITIVE ON SNAP GUIDANCE CHANGE: Barclays analyst Ross Sandler views Snap's (SNAP) Q2 results as a "mixed bag," with daily active users 2M below his estimate and revenue $20M above his estimate. More importantly, the change in approach towards guidance is "very welcomed and should help to reduce some of the volatility going forward," Sandler said. He believes this is a "big positive for long-term holders looking to get involved." The analyst kept an Overweight rating on Snap with a $16 price target. WAINWRIGHT SAYS INSMED LIKELY TO BE ACQUIRED: H.C. Wainwright analyst Andrew Fein raised his price target for Insmed (INSM) to $43 from $35 following the 12-2 FDA panel vote in favor of ALIS in refractory nontuberculous mycobacterial patients. Insmed is now likely to be acquired as ALIS "fits well within the pipeline of a number of larger companies," Fein said.
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09/19/18
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GDHS
AutoNation doesn't profile as very good sale candidate, says Gordon Haskett
Gordon Haskett's Event-Driven researcher Don Bilson noted that Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A) Warren Buffett previously stated with his purchase of Van Tuyl Group that "this is the beginning of a journey that will have no end." While Berkshire buying AutoNation (AN) would "certainly obviate the need for [Chairman and CEO Mike] Jackson to continue on with his search" for a successor, Bilson said AutoNation "doesn't profile as a very good sale candidate" and "this doesn't set up as a situation where Jackson might sell the company as part of his exit."
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10/03/18
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BERN
Amazon to be accelerant of disruption coming for healthcare, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Lance Wilkes believes disruption is coming for healthcare and that Amazon (AMZN) will be an accelerant of this disruption. Further, the analyst sees a parallel with the fast changes in health insurance which took place in the 90's, when health insurance changed from 90% indemnity to 80% managed care within ten years. Wilkes thinks Amazon is developing a series of business strategies for entering healthcare market segments, namely directly entering online pharmacy, creating a disruptor in the employer healthcare space through its venture with Berkshire (BRK.A) and JPMorgan (JPM), and entering digital consumer healthcare spaces including using Alexa for consumer engagement and behavior modification.
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10/17/18
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Target $375000
JPMS
Overweight
Berkshire shares are undervalued on look-through earnings, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Sarah DeWitt views Berkshire Hathaway as one of the best value plays in her coverage group. Although the stock appears more expensive than the S&P 500 at 20 times 2019 estimated earnings, reported earnings ignore the company's "massive" equity portfolio of nearly $200B, DeWitt tells investors in a research note. The analyst thinks a better measure is look-through earnings, which she notes is the one Warren Buffett endorses and includes Berkshire's share of retained earnings of major investees that are not reflected in GAAP earnings. On this basis, Berkshire trades at 13.6 times estimated 2019 look-through earnings, near the all-time historical low for price-to-look-through earnings ratio and a significant discount to the S&P 500 at 16 times, the analyst says. She thinks Berkshire should trade at least in line with the historical median on look-through earnings of 17 times, which would imply 25% upside. The analyst keeps Overweight rating on both of Berkshire's share classes. DeWitt has a $375,000 price target for the class A shares (BRK.A) and $250 target for the class B shares (BRK.B).
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway
$222.43

1.37 (0.62%)

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MSCO
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MSCO
Equal Weight
Berkshire amendment signals interest in buying back shares, says Morgan Stanley
After Berkshire Hathaway's board authorized an amendment to the company's share repurchase program, Morgan Stanley analyst Kai Pan noted that Warren Buffett has indicated that the gap between Berkshire's intrinsic value and book value is widening and Pan thinks the amendment signals the company's interest in buying back its own shares. However, Berkshire will not initiate any buybacks until it releases Q2 earnings after market close on Friday, August 3, the analyst notes. Pan, who thinks "solid" Q2 results and buybacks should be positive catalysts, keeps an Equal Weight rating on Berkshire shares.

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OSS

One Stop Systems

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GameStop

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Caleres

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Conatus

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GG

Goldcorp

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LLL

L3 Technologies

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GM

General Motors

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GD

General Dynamics

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NKE

Nike

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LOV

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ACA

Arcosa

$29.74

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JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

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