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UBER

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$32.75

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Lyft

$49.70

0.865 (1.77%)

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Uber, Lyft to fight for exemption from CA driver status law, NYT says

Uber (UBER) and Lyft (LYFT) said they will spend $60M on a ballot initiative that would essentially exempt them from a proposed law in California that would force ride-hailing companies to treat their drivers as employees instead of independent contractors, the New York Times' Kate Conger reports. Drivers for such companies work as contractors, meaning they have no legally protected minimum wage, guaranteed sick days, or traditional health benefits, Conger says. Uber and Lyft have urged lawmakers in the state to reach a deal with them that would allow them to continue to treat drivers as independent contractors, though Lorena Gonzalez, a Democratic member of the State Assembly from San Diego and the bill's sponsor, said she does not foresee a compromise on the matter, the author notes. The ride-hailing giants said their proposed ballot initiative would preserve drivers' ability to establish their own schedules and added that they would guarantee a minimum wage of $21 per hour while a drive has a passenger or is on the way to pick one up, the author says. Reference Link

UBER

Uber

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$49.70

0.865 (1.77%)

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    Sep

UBER Uber
$32.75

0.18 (0.55%)

08/09/19
COWN
08/09/19
NO CHANGE
Target $60
COWN
Outperform
Uber price target raised to $60 from $58 at Cowen
Cowen analyst John Blackledge raised his price target on Uber to $60 from $58 following strong Q2 results fueled by rising take rates at both Rides and Eats. The analyst said guidance was positive on topline and EBITDA. Blackledge reiterated his Outperform rating on Uber shares.
08/09/19
LEHM
08/09/19
NO CHANGE
Target $50
LEHM
Overweight
Uber quarter positive 'under the scorched-earth rubble,' says Barclays
For those investors looking "under the scorched-earth rubble," there are actually some positive things going on at Uber Technologies, Barclays analyst Ross Sandler tells investors in a post-earnings research note. Stripping out one-time initial public offering-related driver payments, core Rides adjusted net revenue accelerated to 20% year-over-year, says the analyst. He thinks "risk-seeking, opportunistic" investors should take advantage of any weakness into Uber's lock-up expiration. Sandler keeps a Buy rating on Uber with a $50 price target.
08/14/19
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08/14/19
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Tesla executive turnover notably high, 'not outlandish,' says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst A.M. Sacconaghi, Jr. performed a detailed benchmarking analysis of executive turnover at Tesla (TSLA) and at comparable companies that are young, fast growing, and largely Silicon Valley based, including Snap (SNAP), Uber (UBER), Lyft (LYFT), Airbnb, Netflix (NFLX), Facebook (FB) and Amazon (AMZN). His analysis indicates that Tesla's annualized executive turnover level has been 27%, "notably higher" than the cohort average of 15%. With that said, the analyst notes that it is "not outlandish," with Snap at 24% and Lyft at 23%, which is nearly as high.
08/26/19
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08/26/19
UPGRADE
Target $60
GUGG
Buy
Guggenheim upgrades Lyft to Buy with fares rising, incentives falling
Guggenheim analyst Jake Fuller upgraded Lyft (LYFT) to Buy from Neutral with a $60 price target. The stock closed Friday at $49.11. Improving U.S. ride hail competitive dynamics and Lyft's "surprising leverage to that trend" should allow the company to reach EBITDA positive in 2021 versus prior expectations of 2023, Fuller tells investors in a research note. The key driver of the improving competitive backdrop is simple, says Fuller. Lyft and Uber Technologies (UBER) are now public, and Uber needs margin from U.S. ride hail to support its efforts internationally and in the "highly competitive" restaurant delivery business, argues Fuller. Fares are rising and incentives are falling, contends the analyst.
LYFT Lyft
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JPMS
08/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $90
JPMS
Overweight
JPMorgan keeps Overweight rating, $90 target on Lyft with lock-up overhang over
Following meetings with Lyft's CFO and Senior IR Manager, JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth said management's overall tone was very confident and he came away incrementally positive on the stock. The managers spoke about ongoing rationalization of competition in U.S. ridesharing, achieving meaningful leverage in insurance over time and the ability to navigate the regulatory environment. Anmuth also noted that volume in trading of Lyft shares "is quieting down toward weekend" after Lyft's lock-up expiration this past Monday. He believes getting past expiration impact will remove a key overhang and reiterated his Overweight rating and $90 price target on Lyft shares.
08/26/19
GUGG
08/26/19
UPGRADE
Target $60
GUGG
Buy
Lyft upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim
Guggenheim analyst Jake Fuller upgraded Lyft to Buy from Neutral with a $60 price target.
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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. Dish (DISH) double upgraded to Strong Buy from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Richard Prentiss saying following the recent pullback on investor concerns about the shift from a spectrum bank to a wireless operator, now is the "opportune time" to buy shares of Dish. 2. Lyft (LYFT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim with analyst Jake Fuller saying improving U.S. ride hail competitive dynamics and Lyft's "surprising leverage to that trend" should allow the company to reach EBITDA positive in 2021 versus prior expectations of 2023. 3. Canopy Growth (CGC) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Seaport Global with analyst Brett Hundley saying Canopy shares have now "round-tripped themselves" year-to-date, and are down 7.4% compared to a 13.6% increase in the S&P 500. 4. Copel (ELP) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Fernando Abdalla saying the company's cash flows are expanding in 2019 and its leverage coming down with the start-up of important greenfield projects. 5. VICI Properties (VICI) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Thomas Allen saying the stock has underperformed since the merger announcement between Eldorado Resorts (ERI) and Caesars Entertainment (CZR) on concerns that the deal will result in greater tenant risk, but he believes that it makes Caesar's rent "better covered by free cash flows" in a recession and that the underperformance is overdone. 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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