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TMUS

T-Mobile

$66.56

-1.45 (-2.13%)

, S

Sprint

$6.08

-0.11 (-1.78%)

09:25
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09:25

T-Mobile shifts approach to selling Sprint merger to regulators, Bloomberg says

T-Mobile (TMUS), in a shift from its prior deal rationale, told the FCC in a filing earlier this month that it needs to merge with Sprint (S) to help it compete against AT&T (T) and Verizon (VZ), according to Bloomberg. The news service noted that previously the company had focused on how the tie-up would give it an edge in quickly building an advanced 5G wireless network. Allen Grunes, a former lawyer with the DOJ antitrust division who is representing the Communications Workers of America, an opponent of the deal, told Bloomberg that he believes T-Mobile looks like it was "running into the situation where the people at the agencies weren't buying what they were selling, and they had to switch gears."

TMUS

T-Mobile

$66.56

-1.45 (-2.13%)

S

Sprint

$6.08

-0.11 (-1.78%)

T

AT&T

$29.41

-0.93 (-3.07%)

VZ

Verizon

$59.46

-1.17 (-1.93%)

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TMUS T-Mobile
$66.56

-1.45 (-2.13%)

11/15/18
JMPS
11/15/18
NO CHANGE
JMPS
Market Perform
Cisco results bode well for Arista Networks, Nutanix, says JMP Securities
JMP Securities analyst Erik Suppiger noted that Cisco (CSCO) reported Q1 EPS and revenues ahead of consensus, stating that he believes the "robust" results bode well for the broader networing and security markets, including vendors such as Arista Networks (ANET), Nutanix (NTNX), Extreme Networks (EXTR) and Palo Alto Networks (PANW). Service provider bookings had positive growth for the second consecutive quarter, though management acknowledged that the growth may not be sustainable and Suppiger said he thinks this quarter included a large deal with T-Mobile (TMUS). The strength in data center and campus switching that Cisco called out suggests market demand trends are favorable for Arista and Extreme Networks, said the analyst. The strength in Cisco's hyperconverged infrastructure product, HyperFlex, suggests demand is favorable for Nutanix, he added. Suppiger, who views Cisco shares as fairly valued, keeps a Market Perform rating on the stock.
11/01/18
11/01/18
INITIATION

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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Tesla (TSLA) initiated with a Neutral at Roth Capital. 2. T-Mobile (TMUS) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim. 3. Kosmos (KOS) initiated with a Buy at Berenberg. 4. Sellas Life Sciences (SLS) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer. 5. OFS Credit (OCCI) initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/01/18
GUGG
11/01/18
INITIATION
Target $8.5
GUGG
Buy
T-Mobile initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim
Guggenheim initiated T-Mobile with a Buy and $8.50 price target.
10/29/18
WELS
10/29/18
NO CHANGE
Target $82
WELS
Outperform
T-Mobile price target raised to $82 from $77 at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Jennifer Fritzsche raised her price target for T-Mobile (TMUS) to $82 from $77 as she is incrementally more positive on the shares into Q3. The analyst expects T-Mobile's subscriber momentum to continue in Q3, as it will likely lead the industry again in postpaid net adds and top-line growth. In addition, his recent DC checks make her more confident that the Sprint (S)-T-Mobile merger will be approved. As a result, Fritzsche is raising her probability of deal approval to 70% from 60% prior. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on T-Mobile's shares.
S Sprint
$6.08

-0.11 (-1.78%)

10/19/18
WELS
10/19/18
NO CHANGE
WELS
Outperform
Wells Fargo raises odds of T-Mobile-Sprint deal closing to 65%-70%
After meeting with some of her regulatory contacts in DC, Wells Fargo analyst Jennifer Fritzsche said her checks indicate that the regulatory review for T-Mobile's (TMUS) planned merger with Sprint (S) "remains fairly drama free thus far." The FCC review appears to be continuing to proceed as expected, while most contacts she spoke with indicated there does not seem to be any "chatter" coming out of DOJ, Fritzsche tells investors. Following the talks, she is increasing her view of the odds of the deal closing to 65%-70%. Fritzsche has an Outperform rating on T-Mobile and Market Perform rating on Sprint.
09/13/18
RILY
09/13/18
INITIATION
Target $46
RILY
Buy
Shenandoah initiated with a Buy at B. Riley FBR
B. Riley FBR analyst Zack Silver started Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) with a Buy rating and $46 price target. The analyst sees the company benefiting from the merger between Sprint (S) and T-Mobile (TMUS).
09/25/18
OPCO
09/25/18
NO CHANGE
Target $24
OPCO
Outperform
CenturyLink CFO departure raises concerns, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan notes CenturyLink (CTL) has announced that CFO Sunit Patel will depart as of September 28th to join T-Mobile (TMUS) to lead the Sprint (S)/T-Mobile merger and integration efforts. The analyst expects weakness in CenturyLink's stock, as investors will likely be concerned with synergy realization after Patel's departure. While Horan says his departure is disappointing, he believes CenturyLink has a deep management bench, and Jeff Storey, CEO, will continue to be the driving force behind restructuring and expense reductions at the company. He reiterates an Outperform rating and $24 price target on the shares.
10/15/18
CHLM
10/15/18
INITIATION
Target $62
CHLM
Buy
pdvWireless initiated with a Buy at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst George Sutton started pdvWireless (PDVW) with a Buy rating and $62 price target. The analyst believes upcoming FCC action is set to "dramatically" increase the value o its spectrum assets. Sutton notes that in 2014 the company made a $100M bet, namely they acquired largely dormant 900 MHz spectrum assets from Sprint (S). Following years of behind the scenes actions by pdvWireless, this bet is finally set to pay off in a big way because the FCC appears ready to reallocate a portion of the 900 MHz band from narrow-band to broadband use, he contends.
T AT&T
$29.41

-0.93 (-3.07%)

11/05/18
UBSW
11/05/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $34
UBSW
Neutral
Viacom downgraded to Neutral on tough AT&T renewal at UBS
As reported previously, UBS analyst John Hodulik downgraded Viacom (VIAB) to Neutral from Buy. The analyst believes the company will face a tough renewal with AT&T (T) in the second half of of 2019. He said Viacom has a low viewership relative to affiliate revenues, a lack of "must have" content, and a lack of carriage on other vMVPDs. Hodulik lowered his price target to $34 from $38 on Viacom shares.
10/18/18
NEED
10/18/18
NO CHANGE
Target $17
NEED
Buy
Adtran price target lowered to $17 at Needham on Q3 revenue slip
Needham analyst Richard Valera nudged his price target on Adtran (ADTN) lower to $17 from $18 and also lowered his FY19 EPS view to 15c from 42c after its Q3 revenues came in "light due to an explainable slip out of shipments to NBN". The analyst also notes the management's more downbeat view of its G.Fast program with AT&T (T), along with a generally more muted outlook for next year. Valera keeps a Buy on Adtran however, stating that although the stock is setting new 52-week lows on a series of disappointments, its valuation multiple of 1.1-times enterprise value to expected 2018 sales is supportive of the rating.
10/22/18
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10/22/18
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Buy
AT&T upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Tigress Financial
Tigress Financial analyst Ivan Feinseth upgraded AT&T to Buy 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." AT&T will "significantly benefit from its merger with Time Warner creating one of the media industry's largest and most dynamic companies," Feinseth tells investors in a research note.
10/22/18
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VZ Verizon
$59.46

-1.17 (-1.93%)

10/19/18
ROTH
10/19/18
NO CHANGE
Target $3
ROTH
Buy
Roth Capital sees Digital Turbine powering Verizon pre-installs of Netflix app
Roth Capital analyst Darren Aftahi said he believes Digital Turbine's (APPS) software is powering Verizon's (VZ) pre-installations of the Netflix (NFLX) app on Android phones, which he noted the streaming service partially attributed for its solid domestic subscriber add performance in Q3. The success Netflix has seen has the potential to expand to other carriers and markets and provide a tailwind for Digital Turbine, said Aftahi, who keeps a Buy rating and $3 price target on the shares.
10/23/18
MOFT
10/23/18
NO CHANGE
MOFT
Verizon more or less fairly valued, says MoffettNathanson
10/23/18
GUGG
10/23/18
INITIATION
Target $59
GUGG
Buy
Verizon assumed with a Buy at Guggenheim
Guggenheim analyst Mike McCormack assumed coverage of Verizon Communications with a Buy rating and unchanged price target of $59. The rating is unchanged from the prior analyst's coverage.
10/24/18
RHCO
10/24/18
NO CHANGE
Target $61
RHCO
Buy
Verizon price target raised to $61 from $58 at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Greg Miller raised his price target on Verizon to $61 and kept his Buy rating after its "solid" Q3 results. The analyst notes that its core wireless operations were "solid", modestly outperforming expectations and making up for the weakness in the company's smaller wireline and Oath segments. Miller is also positive on the management's capital deployment and 5G upgrade cycle investment.

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