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CBS CEO Ianniello says combined entity to have 22% of TV viewership

Says will have largest reach of any media company in the country. Says merger will transform CBS into global premium content company.

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Viacom

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0.69 (2.42%)

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CBS, Viacom closer to merger after agreeing to board, Bloomberg reports
CBS (CBS) and Viacom (VIAB) are near a merger deal after agreeing on the structure of the combined company's board, Nabila Ahmed and Gerry Smith of Bloomberg report, citing people familiar with the matter. The companies are still negotiating the exchange ratio of the potential all-stock merger, which could delay an announcement, sources told Bloomberg. Shari Redstone could become chairman of the combined entity, they added.
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08/13/19
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Target $62
IMPC
Outperform
CBS price target lowered to $62 from $72 at Imperial Capital
Imperial Capital analyst David Miller lowered his price target for CBS (CBS) to $62 from $72 following press reports that the company and Viacom (VIAB) have agreed in principal to an all-stock merger ratio of 0.596 CBS shares for every Viacom share. The analyst says that while this is generally consistent with where both names had been trading for the last 90 days, the ratio is below what he had been hoping for from the Viacom side, which was a ratio of 0.7. Nonetheless, Miller keeps an Outperform rating on shares of CBS.
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08/13/19
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Overweight
Nexstar named a Best Idea at Stephens
Stephens analyst Kyle Evans named Nexstar (NXST) as his "Best Idea," replacing CBS (CBS). He believes recent weakness in the broadcast affiliate group and an imminent close on the proposed acquisition of Tribune Media (TRCO) presents an attractive entry point, said Evans, who has an Overweight rating and $150 price target on Nexstar shares.
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08/13/19
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CBS downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger downgraded CBS (CBS) to Underperform from Market Perform following the company's confirmation earlier of a deal to combine in an all-stock merger with Viacom (VIAB). Any synergies produced "will pale in comparison" to inheriting Viacom's structural problems, Juenger tells investors.
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Viacom upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Steven Cahall upgraded Viacom to Outperform from Sector Perform.
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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. Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Simeon Gutman saying he believes activist intervention presents the potential for upside for the stock in the near-term. 2. Snap (SNAP) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Summit Insights. 3. Northrop Grumman (NOC) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna. 4. Weyerhaeuser (WY) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens with analyst Mark Connelly saying the stock, which is generally viewed as an income play, has sold off on rate concerns and slower starts. 5. Viacom (VIA, VIAB) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Steven Cahall saying the company's "less contentious" than feared DirecTV (T) deal improves its standing and "paves the way toward merger talks" with CBS (CBS). This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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08/01/19
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Broadcast and cable upfront pricing higher than expected, says OTR Global
OTR Global said its checks with U.S. media buyers and ad executives indicated that broadcast and cable networks increased upfront ad unit pricing higher than buyers expected. 2019 upfront prices were up 7%-10% year-over-year for broadcast and up 6%-9% year-over year for cable, exceeding sources' expectations of flat or slightly higher pricing, the firm noted, citing its checks.
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