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GOOG

Alphabet

$1,172.18

-14.93 (-1.26%)

, GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

$1,172.00

-16.95 (-1.43%)

14:47
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Tech giants fail to act on requests for rail safety, Politico reports

Google (GOOG), Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), and other technology companies have failed to respond with action to pleas from the NTSB from 2016 to add information on the United States' hundreds of thousands of railroad crossings to their navigation apps, Politico's Sam Mintz reported on Saturday. The inaction by the tech giants remains a frustration for safety advocates at a time when hundreds of people die each year in crashes at railroad crossings in the U.S., even as drivers increasingly use their smartphones' GPS apps to tell them where to drive, Mintz says. The companies' ignoring of the calls for change is "tantamount to gross negligence," according to Sarah Feinberg, who led the Federal Railroad Administration at the time of the February 2015 crash in Oxnard, California that prompted the request from the NTSB, the author notes. Reference Link

GOOG

Alphabet

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GOOGL

Alphabet Class A

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AAPL

Apple

$200.54

-0.45 (-0.22%)

MSFT

Microsoft

$136.04

-1.62 (-1.18%)

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GOOG Alphabet
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08/09/19
DADA
08/09/19
NO CHANGE
Target $48
DADA
Buy
Yelp CFO departure another indication of possible sale, says DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Tom Forte views the upcoming departure of CFO Lanny Baker as "another indication that Yelp (YELP) may be sold." Forte believes the company could be worth as much as $60 per share in a buyout. Yelp in afternoon trading is up 8%, or $2.93, to $37.76. Of the companies he covers, Forte says Yelp is the most likely to be sold given the low price of its shares, the involvement of an activist, and its strategic value to potential acquirers like Amazon.com (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB) or Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL). The analyst has a Buy rating on Yelp with a $48 price target.
08/09/19
RBCM
08/09/19
NO CHANGE
Target $44
RBCM
Outperform
AMD announcement with Cray didn't get attention it deserved, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Mitch Steves said the focus during AMD's (AMD) launch event was clearly on Google Cloud (GOOGL) and enterprise wins with HPE (HPE) and Dell (DELL), but he contends that the company's announcement with Cray (CRAY) "did not get the attention it deserved." Looking at the build of materials for the Cray products, the combined content for AMD is likely around 25% and he "wouldn't be surprised to see 15-20%" of the $1B in bookings go to AMD, said Steves, who raised his "Street high" price target on AMD shares to $44 from $43 and keeps an Outperform rating on the stock.
08/05/19
MSCO
08/05/19
NO CHANGE
Target $170
MSCO
Overweight
IBM guidance with Red Hat in-line with Morgan Stanley expectations
After IBM (IBM) guided calendar year 2019 EPS of "at least" $12.80 when factoring in Red Hat, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty said this was in-line with her expectation ahead of the event. Following the company's Red Hat presentation, Huberty shifted some of her revenue and EPS forecast into Q4 to reflect the mainframe cycle, but her 2019 estimates for IBM remained otherwise unchanged. Huberty, who thinks Red Hat provides the horizontal platform to bridge the public clouds of AWS (AMZN), Azure (MSFT), GCP (GOOGL), and IBM Cloud, said the "Red Hat acquisition is all about positioning for Chapter 2 of cloud," which will be focused on enterprises' mission critical workloads. Huberty keeps an Overweight rating and $170 price target on IBM shares.
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INITIATION

Fly Intel: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL), Facebook (FB), and Amazon.com (AMZN) initiated with a Buy at MKM Partners. 2. iHeartMedia (IHRT) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan. 3. NuStar Energy (NS) initiated with a Neutral at Mizuho. 4. Ultragenyx (RARE) assumed with an Outperform at Wedbush. 5. Avantor (AVTR) initiated with a Neutral at Cleveland Research. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
GOOGL Alphabet Class A
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AAPL Apple
$200.54

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Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Apple (AAPL), Samsung (SSNLF), HP Enterprise (HPE), HP Inc. (HPQ), and Dell Technologies (DELL) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays. 2. Avalara (AVLR) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair. 3. BlueLinx (BXC) initiated with a Buy at B. Riley FBR. 4. Corning (GLW) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays while Seagate (STX) was initiated with an Underweight, and Western Digital (WDC) was initiated with an Equal Weight. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/09/19
CHLM
08/09/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $28
CHLM
Hold
Synaptics downgraded to Hold from Buy at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Anthony Stoss downgraded Synaptics (SYNA) to Hold from Buy and cut his price target to $28 from $38 after the company cut its guidance for fiscal 2020 significantly. In a research note to investors, Stoss says that while Synaptics is improving its gross margins and reducing opex, revenue is being impacted by Huawei issues and share shift at Apple (AAPL) away from LCD to OLED. The analyst thinks Synaptics' mobile business could be at risk of further declines given stiff competition in TDDI/DDIC solutions for both OLED and LCD, and sees the loss of Apple as a "real possibility" as rumors suggest Apple will move entirely to OLED phones for its CY20 iPhone models.
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.
MSFT Microsoft
$136.04

-1.62 (-1.18%)

07/25/19
JMPS
07/25/19
NO CHANGE
Target $325
JMPS
Market Perform
ServiceNow price target raised to $325 from $280 at JMP Securities
JMP Securities analyst Patrick Walravens raised his price target on ServiceNow (NOW) to $325 but kept his Market Perform rating after its mixed Q2 results with an earnings beat and a miss in subscription revenue and billings. The analyst notes however that the company's mid-30% growth of its Recovery Point Objective, or RPO, business is a positive, and also cites the management's spending discipline and partnership expansion with Microsoft (MSFT).
07/25/19
ARGS
07/25/19
NO CHANGE
Target $158
ARGS
Buy
Microsoft price target raised to $158 from $145 at Argus
Argus analyst Joseph Bonner raised his price target on Microsoft to $158 and kept his Buy rating, also raising his FY20 EPS view by 25c to $5.26 after the company's "strong" performance in FY19. The analyst says CEO Satya Nadella has succeeded in pivoting the company toward a "high-value commercial and cloud application businesses", adding that its commercial revenues are well-positioned to grow given Microsoft's "massive" user base.
07/26/19
PIPR
07/26/19
NO CHANGE
Target $145
PIPR
Overweight
Proofpoint price target raised to $145 from $140 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Andrew Nowinski raised his price target for Proofpoint (PFPT) to $145 from $140 saying the company's Q2 results were "very consistent with historical standards," beating the high-end of revenue guidance by 1.2% and billings by 0.9%.Management only raised the annual guidance by roughly the same amount as the beat, likely setting up for another beat in Q3, Nowinski tells investors in a research note. He believes Proofpoint continues to extend its lead in terms of market share over Microsoft (MSFT) and others, and reiterates an Overweight rating on the shares.

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