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IEP

Icahn Enterprises

$68.33

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, DVMT

Dell Technologies

$105.82

4.195 (4.13%)

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Icahn says DVMT holders should have basic governance rights as Class C holders

Carl Icahn released a statement in response to press inquiries regarding Dell transaction rumors: "The press is widely reporting that Dell may be raising the price it is willing to pay to buy out our DVMT shares, which we believe is largely the result of our opposition and efforts. If the Company is able to get this deal approved, it is our understanding that DVMT shareholders will own over 20% of Dell's outstanding stock. Especially given Michael Dell's questionable corporate governance record and disregard for minority shareholders, it is imperative that DVMT shareholders are given basic corporate governance rights as Class C shareholders. At a minimum, Class C shareholders must have the right to elect at least 3 independent directors, so that the Company isn't controlled solely by Michael Dell and Silver Lake. Without this corporate governance, we believe the rumored offer will be worth far less than its headline price." Reference Link

IEP

Icahn Enterprises

$68.33

-0.97 (-1.40%)

DVMT

Dell Technologies

$105.82

4.195 (4.13%)

VMW

VMware

$153.50

2.95 (1.96%)

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IEP Icahn Enterprises
$68.33

-0.97 (-1.40%)

03/19/18
JEFF
03/19/18
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Newell Brands agreement with Icahn a win for CEO Polk, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Kevin Grundy noted that Newell Brands reached an agreement with activist investor Carl Icahn to appoint five directors nominated by Icahn to the company's board, a board which totals eleven directors. In exchange, Icahn agreed to vote all his shares -- he disclosed a 6.9% stake in Newell -- in favor of Newell's nominees. The firm believes that while this news may come as a surprise, it will lead to the shares trading up, and called it a "big win" for CEO Michael Polk, despite the five seats given up being "a hefty price." Jefferies maintained a Hold rating and $29 price target on Newell shares.
03/19/18
WELS
03/19/18
NO CHANGE
Target $25
WELS
Market Perform
Newell Brands agreement with Icahn lends credibility to management plan, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog says Newell Brands (NWL) agreement with Carl Icahn, Chairman of Icahn Enterprises (IEP), lends credibility to the management's plan, and likely increases the odds that the former will ultimately prevail in its proxy battle with Starboard. That said, the analyst believes that ongoing fundamental headwinds, the stepped-up divestiture program and organizational disruption likely leaves an overhang on the shares, despite a cheap valuation. Herzog reiterates a Market Perform rating and $25 price target on Newell's shares.
DVMT Dell Technologies
$105.82

4.195 (4.13%)

10/19/18
WEDB
10/19/18
INITIATION
Target $185
WEDB
Outperform
VMware initiated with an Outperform at Wedbush, added to Best Ideas List
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07/10/18
WELS
07/10/18
NO CHANGE
Target $155
WELS
Market Perform
VMware price target raised to $155 from $135 at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Phil Winslow raised his price target for VMware (VMW) to $155 from $135 to account for the one-time special dividend and guidance announced in conjunction with Dell Technologies' acquisition of Class V common stock (DVMT) on July 2, 2018. The analyst reiterates a Market Perform rating on VMware's shares.
07/03/18
WELS
07/03/18
NO CHANGE
Target $105
WELS
Outperform
Dell Technologies price target raised to $105 from $92.50 at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Philip Winslow raised his price target for Dell Technologies to $105 from $92.50 after the company announced the acquisition of Class V common stock in a negotiated conversion into shares of Class C common stock with a cash election option up to an aggregate amount of $9B. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
07/03/18
LEHM
07/03/18
NO CHANGE
Target $172
LEHM
Overweight
VMware price target raised to $172 from $160 at Barclays
Barclays analyst Raimo Lenschow raised his price target for VMware to $172 saying yesterday's announcements around Dell's acquisition of Dell Technologies (DVMT) "will remove a significant overhang." Potential long-only investors were staying on the sidelines due to uncertainty around Dell's review of strategic alternatives, Lenschow tells investors in a research note. Dell's transaction implies that VMware will remain an independent entity, at least in the mid term, which should bring the "attractive fundamentals back in focus," the analyst contends. He reiterates an Overweight rating on VMware.
VMW VMware
$153.50

2.95 (1.96%)

11/14/18
CLVD
11/14/18
NO CHANGE
CLVD
Buy
Cleveland Research encourages investors to own VMware
VMware analyst Ben Bollin's checks indicate an uptick in Buy rated VMware performance with a number of partners exceeding target prior to quarter end. Billing remains favorable on VMware's near-term opportunity with favorable adoption of EUC, storage, compute, and networking and encourages investors to own shares. The analyst also said consensus estimates appear conservative and sees a number of catalysts that support +10.5% upside to FY20 revenue growth assumptions.
11/06/18
JEFF
11/06/18
NO CHANGE
Target $186
JEFF
Buy
VMware acquisition of Heptio makes sense, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst John DiFucci believes VMware's acquisition of Heptio makes sense, as it "fits squarely into the company's broader Software-Defined Data Center strategy." The analyst believes VMware has adapted to the rising proliferation of container-based environments and he keeps a Buy rating on the shares with a $186 price target.
10/29/18
MSCO
10/29/18
NO CHANGE
MSCO
IBM deal reinforces Morgan Stanley confidence in Hybrid Cloud emergence
After IBM (IBM) announced its intention to acquire Red Hat (RHT) for about $34B in a deal with an over 60% premium to Red Hat's Friday closing price, Morgan Stanley analyst Keith Weiss said the announcement reinforced both his confidence in the emergence of Hybrid Cloud architectures and the strength of IT spending into 2019. Red Hat has been Microsoft's (MSFT) primary competitor within server operating systems, and has generally been taking share, said Weiss, who thinks the longer-term opportunity or threat for Microsoft hinges on the ability of IBM to execute well and maintain the open source enthusiasm around the Red Hat distributions. For VMware (VMW) and Pivotal Software (PVTL), while Weiss sees little near-term impact, he adds that the proposed combination would likely result in a fiercer competitive environment going forward. For New Relic (NEWR), he sees little direct competitive impacts from the proposed merger. Given HortonWorks' (HDP) strong existing ties to IBM, Cloudera (CLDR) could benefit by becoming a preferred data management vendor within the OpenShift ecosystem, Weiss added.

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