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Sony CEO calls smartphone business 'indispensable' to portfolio, Reuters reports

Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida has rejected calls from some investors to sell the company's smartphone business, calling it indispensable to its brand portfolio, Reuters' Makiko Yamazaki reports. Sony's consumer electronics hardware business "has centered on entertainment since our foundation, not daily necessities like refrigerators and washing machines," the CEO told journalists on Wednesday, adding that "We see smartphones as hardware for entertainment and a component necessary to make our hardware brand sustainable. And younger generations no longer watch TV. Their first touch point is smartphone." Reference Link

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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Qualcomm (QCOM) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst James Faucette citing his view that the market has "not yet fully appreciated" the impact of the company's settlement with Apple (AAPL), which he thinks not only increases earnings substantially while also expanding the freedom with which Qualcomm can pursue new opportunities. 2. Kimberly-Clark (KMB) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus and to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie. 3. Sanderson Farms (SAFM) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs with analyst Adam Samuelson saying African swine fever is upending the protein markets, Samuelson tells investors in a research note. 4. Visteon (VC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird while Veoneer (VNE) was upgraded to Neutral from Underperform. 5. Sony (SNE) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
04/24/19
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INITIATION
Target $18

Buy
Chicken Soup for the Soul initiated with a Buy at Maxim
As previously reported, Maxim analyst Allen Klee initiated Chicken Soup for the Soul (CSSE) with a Buy rating and a price target of $18. The analyst expects the company's Crackle Plus online streaming joint venture with Sony (SNE) to double the company's revenues in 2019, making it "one of the largest players in the attractive advertising video-on-demand market." Klee also cites Chicken Soup for the Soul's "strong brands, accretive acquisitions, low risk TV production, and revenue streams from production/distribution/advertising", positioning the company for longer term growth. The analyst further cites the attractive valuation for the shares at 12-times his expected 2019 adjusted EBITDA.
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CHLM
05/14/19
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Target $14
CHLM
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Immersion can get back to profitability in 2020, says Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Anthony Stoss raised his price target for Immersion (IMMR) to $14 from $12 after the company signed both Samsung (SSNLF) and Sony (SNE), and raised 2019 guide. The analyst thinks the company can get back to profitability in 2020 based on new deal signings and cost cuts. He reiterates a Buy rating on Immersion shares.
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BARD
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Sony, Microsoft JV a 'surprsing turn' in 'battle for living room,' says Baird
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian said he views the joint venture pact between competitors Microsoft (MSFT) and Sony (SNE) on cloud-based gaming services as both "surprising" and a validation of the emerging market for streaming. The two companies clearly view video games as strategically important enough to put aside their intense competition and see Google (GOOGL) as a legitimate competitor and the Stadia streaming platform as a credible threat, said Sebastian, who added that he does not believe this means Sony and Microsoft will forego their separate console hardware platforms. He also believes that video game developers and publishers should benefit from the intensifying battle among platform companies for share of the game market and the "living room audience." Publicly traded game makers include Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Electronic Arts (EA) and Take-Two (TTWO).

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