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SAP

SAP

$103.75

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SAP CEO confident investors will eventually praise Qualtrics deal, FT reports

SAP (SAP) CEO Bill McDermott called the $8B acquisition of Qualtrics "transformational" and said he was confident investors will eventually praise the deal after SAP shares fell Monday as investors balked at the price paid, the Financial Times reports, citing McDermott. The transaction by SAP, which is looking to compete with Salesforce (CRM), values Qualtrics at 20 times the $400M in revenue its expected to generate this year, but McDermott said, "What it will do is reinforce that we are the fastest-growing cloud company in the universe, and on an absolute basis the operating income - if you're interested in margin profiles - will grow faster than the revenues." Reference Link

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SAP

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SAP SAP
$103.75

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11/06/18
JMPS
11/06/18
INITIATION
Target $29
JMPS
Outperform
Anaplan initiated with an Outperform at JMP Securities
JMP Securities analyst Patrick Walravens initiated Anaplan (PLAN) with an Outperform rating and $29 price target, stating that he believes it is well-positioned to increase its share of the worldwide performance management and analytic applications software market from about 1% today to about 3% in 2022. He sees the company being able to take share from Excel-based solutions, homegrown products, and incumbents such as Oracle (ORCL), IBM (IBM), and SAP (SAP), Walravens added.
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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. Intel (INTC) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura Instinet with analyst Romit Shah saying he believes Intel is a buy at current share levels. 2. AT&T (T) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Tigress Financial with analyst Ivan Feinseth saying the upcoming launch of its high-speed 5G wireless communication network and the integration of Time Warner's content "creates a significant investment opportunity." 3. M&T Bank (MTB) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst Kevin Barker saying this quarter, M&T's deposit base remained steady, its loan/deposit ratio declined and management felt confident the ratio would remain in the 95%-100% range for the foreseeable future. 4. Chipotle (CMG) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst David Palmer saying while Q3 earnings may be "lackluster," he expects comps to improve from 4% to 6% through the second half of FY19 and raises his FY20 EPS vie to $16.30 from $15.86 on implied 3-turn multiple increase to 31-times forward earnings. 5. SAP (SAP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Michael Briest saying the company deserves credit for sustaining 6%-10% underlying sales growth over the past 12 quarters, with "impressive" cloud growth at scale. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/22/18
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UBSW
Buy
SAP upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst Michael Briest upgraded SAP to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to EUR 110 from EUR 108 following last week's Q3 results. The company deserves credit for sustaining 6%-10% underlying sales growth over the past 12 quarters, with "impressive" cloud growth at scale, Briest tells investors in a research note titled "Reality checked. Upgrade to Buy." Further, the analyst sees signs that SAP's cash flow will improve in 2019 as spending growth moderates.
10/17/18
BERN
10/17/18
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BERN
Outperform
Workday upgraded to Outperform on long-term growth at Bernstein
As previously reported, Bernstein analyst Mark Moerdler upgraded Workday (WDAY) to Outperform from Market Perform. After looking into the ERP market in his recent multi-part ERP Primer series, the analyst has determined that even if the ERP market moves reasonably slowly to the Cloud, it is large enough and the fact there are only a few vendors with a competitive SaaS solution should allow Workday to continue to gain share. In fact, Moerdler believes that the market is large enough that even if Workday does not take customers from Oracle (ORCL) or SAP (SAP), it can still grow its subscription revenue with a 24%-36% 5-year CAGR through 2022.
CRM Salesforce
$132.18

1.68 (1.29%)

10/30/18
NOMU
10/30/18
INITIATION
Target $181
NOMU
Buy
Nomura calls Salesforce core long-term holding, starts with Buy rating
Nomura Instinet analyst Christopher Eberle last night initiated coverage of Salesforce with a Buy rating and $181 price target. The company "dominates" the customer relationship Mmnagement market but has also "planted many seeds" that have helped it become a "dominant go-to platform for digital transformation," Eberle tells investors in a research note. He believes Salesforce's "breadth and depth of products combined with its maniacal customer focus," recurring revenue model, and strategic value to its customers make it a core long-term holding in the software space.
10/29/18
NOMU
10/29/18
INITIATION
Target $181
NOMU
Buy
Salesforce initiated with a Buy at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet initiated Salesforce with a Buy and $181 price target.
10/25/18
UBSW
10/25/18
NO CHANGE
Target $125
UBSW
Buy
Microsoft provides growth at reasonable price, says UBS
UBS analyst Jennifer Swanson Lowe noted Microsoft (MSFT) delivered both accelerating revenue growth and significant operating margin expansion in its Q1 results. The analyst noted the trend for the past three quarters and said the company is growing profits on par with peers, but is trading at a 50% discount to names like Salesforce (CRM). Lowe reiterated her Buy rating and $125 price target on Microsoft shares.
10/22/18
PIPR
10/22/18
NO CHANGE
Target $131
PIPR
Neutral
Iqvia price target raised to $131 from $97 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Sean Wieland raised his price target on Iqvia (IQV) to $131 after its Q3 earnings beat, saying that in spite of the FX and ASC606 accounting-related headwinds, the company also posted in-line revenues. The analyst cited cost containment supporting margin upside along with a "raise on profitability metrics". Wieland is also positive on Iqvia expanding its partnership with Salesforce (CRM) which is "designed to provide technology to make clinical trials more efficient". The analyst keeps his Neutral rating, adding that his new price target is also based on the methodology transitioning to a PE multiple from Enterprise Value / EBITDA one to reflect the company's buyback program.

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