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ROKU

Roku

$125.33

3.44 (2.82%)

, NFLX

Netflix

$309.00

-6.89 (-2.18%)

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06:40

Roku price target raised to $150 from $120 at Needham

Needham analyst Laura Martin raised her price target on Roku (ROKU) to $150 and kept her Buy rating, saying the stock remains her top mid-cap pick for 2019. The analyst contends that given their similar enterprise value to forward revenue multiples, she prefers Roku to Netflix (NFLX) as its "value proposition" to advertisers is on the rise. Martin is positive on Roku's position as an "arms dealer" in the OTT race, which makes it "indifferent" to which service or business model wins as long as it can sustain its revenue share from every service. At $150, Needham also has the highest price target on Roku on the Street.

ROKU

Roku

$125.33

3.44 (2.82%)

NFLX

Netflix

$309.00

-6.89 (-2.18%)

ROKU Roku
$125.33

3.44 (2.82%)

08/08/19
RSBL
08/08/19
UPGRADE
Target $134
RSBL
Buy
Rosenblatt upgrades 'runaway train' Roku to Buy with $134 price target
Rosenblatt analyst Mark Zgutowicz upgraded Roku (ROKU) to Buy from Neutral and raised his price target for the shares to $134 from $77. The stock in premarket trading is up 17%, or $17.63, to $118.60. The company last night reported a second consecutive "trifecta" of strong account, average revenue per user, and hours growth, Zgutowicz tells investors in a research note. The analyst now believes Roku's brand and audience reach is essentially "out-scaling" the unowned content model. While Amazon (AMZN) will always be an imminent threat, Roku TV is a "runaway train," with many retailers suggesting it consistently outsells Fire TVs by up to five-times, says Zgutowicz. He sees Roku's brand positioning "continuing to snowball from here," extending its "dominant" household penetration.
08/08/19
SPHN
08/08/19
UPGRADE
Target $120
SPHN
Overweight
Roku upgraded to Overweight after 'strong' second quarter at Stephens
As previously reported, Stephens analyst Kyle Evans upgraded Roku to Overweight from Equal Weight and raised his price target for the shares to $120 from $84 after both of the company's revenue segments substantially outperformed his expectations in the company's "strong" second quarter. He backed off his previous Overweight rating "too soon, no two ways about it" given the potential risk of overinflated expectations, but Roku "rolled right over them" in Q2, said Evans, who views international expansion as the next growth driver.
08/08/19
DADA
08/08/19
NO CHANGE
Target $135
DADA
Buy
Roku price target raised to $135 from $110 at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Tom Forte raised his price target on Roku (ROKU) to $135 and kept his Buy rating after its above-consensus Q2 results. The analyst says the company is "one of the pioneers" in the secular shift toward over-the-top video consumption with "massive" potential of content spending by Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Disney (DIS), and Netflix (NFLX) enhancing Roku's platform.
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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. Disney (DIS) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst Douglas Mitchelson saying he sees less risk to estimates now that the fiscal 2020 consensus earnings per share estimate dropped from over $8 per share a year ago to ~$6 per share today. 2. Lyft (LYFT) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush and to Neutral from Underweight at Atlantic Equities. 3. Roku (ROKU) was upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens and to Buy from Neutral at Rosenblatt. 4. Hertz (HTZ) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Brian Johnson saying the company's "impressive" Q2 plus favorable industry dynamics offers a "better runway for transformation." 5. Dollar General (DG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst Christopher Prykull saying the broader market volatility that has brought shares of Dollar General down has created an opportunity for investors to step into a "favorably positioned" retailer. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
NFLX Netflix
$309.00

-6.89 (-2.18%)

07/18/19
WBLR
07/18/19
NO CHANGE
WBLR
Outperform
Netflix fundamentals unchanged after Q2 subscriber miss, says William Blair
In three of the last four second quarters, including last night, Netflix has missed subscriber guidance, William Blair analyst Ralph Schackart tells investors in a research note. In 2016 and 2018, misses in Q2 were both followed by "strong beats" to the tune of 1M subscribers in Q3, added the analyst. Further, he notes that management said Q3 of 2019 was off to a strong start in terms of subscriber additions, attributable to Stranger Things. Schackart believes Netflix's fundamentals have not changed as the company "continues its march into streamed TV." From here, the analyst sees roughly 18% share upside over the next 12 months using a long-term earnings valuation framework, which models compounded earnings growth of 34% through 2025 and a multiple of 26 times forward earnings. He forecasts 298M global subscribers at year-end 2025, and a stock price of roughly a $621 stock by 2024, with a discounted value today of roughly $378. Schackart keeps an Outperform rating on Netflix shares.
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ADAM
07/18/19
NO CHANGE
Target $415
ADAM
Buy
Netflix subscriber weakness likely temporary, says Canaccord
Canaccord analyst Michael Graham noted Netflix reported mixed results as the subscriber net additions missed guidance and his estimates, but revenue growth accelerated for the second straight quarter, and Q3 subscriber growth should accelerate on international strength. The analyst said the subscriber miss may weigh on the shares but he still sees a strong content strategy and room to add large numbers of international subscriptions going forward. Graham reiterated his Buy rating and $415 price target on Netflix shares.
07/19/19
NEED
07/19/19
NO CHANGE
NEED
Hold
Netflix sub losses are the 'new normal', says Needham
Needham analyst Laura Martin keeps her Hold rating on Netflix (NFLX) after its Q2 net subscriber adds missed expectations with a loss of 130K U.S. subs, saying her survey of subscribers to glean the cause of churn suggests that losses may be the "new normal" for the company. The analyst notes that the churn has been linked to the "relative perceived content quality" each month with SVOD services being "not additive", as evidenced by 12% of Netflix's subscribers responding that they turned off their service to watch Game of Thrones in Q2. Martin adds that the launch of Disney+ (DIS) priced at $5.83 per month with a 1-year contract will hurt Netflix's U.S. subs unless it can also discount its service.

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