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Twilio

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Twilio's Conversations API marks 'another growth lever', says BofA/Merrill

BofA/Merrill analyst Nikolay Beliov kept his Buy rating and $160 price target on Twilio, saying his deep-dive analysis of its Conversations API suggests the service marks another "growth lever" for the company and supports his view of the stock as his 2019 top pick. The analyst notes that the shares have traded flat relative to the Nasdaq year-to-date, even though the company is an "unquestionable market leader in a very large market" with base revenue growth of over 50% this year, adding that investor concerns over the slowdown in expansion rate and Flex ramp are overblown. Beliov further contends that Twilio is "out-innovating everybody" while staying "many steps" ahead of the competition with its TaskRouter, Flex, and now Verify and Conversations offerings.

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Twilio upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
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Morgan Stanley downgrades Bandwidth to Underweight on relative valuation
Morgan Stanley analyst Meta Marshall downgraded Bandwidth (BAND) to Underweight from Equal Weight with a price target of $67, down from $74. The company is a good play on the growth of next-generation communications but its relative valuation versus peers "gives too much credit for platform depth," Marshall tells investors in a research note. Bandwidth's software capabilities are more limited than communication platform names like Twilio (TWLO), which should limit its valuation, says the analyst. Marshall sees better opportunities in the unified communications space.
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Morgan Stanley upgrades Twilio to Overweight, boosts price target to $135
Morgan Stanley analyst Meta Marshall upgraded Twilio to Overweight from Equal Weight with a price target of $135, up from $130. The stock closed Wednesday up 23c to $112.55. The company is building out a next-generation communication platform, with multiple expansion markets "still in their infancy," Marshall tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes Twilio continues to remove the constraints of traditional business-to-consumer communication, and thinks the recent pullback in the shares provides an opportunity. The company takes top placement in Marshall's newly introduced unified communications framework. The analyst coupled the upgrade of Twilio with a downgrade of Bandwidth (BAND) to Underweight.
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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. Hyatt (H) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst Stephen Grambling saying the company is moving more aggressively towards asset light model, which should drive free cash flow and a re-rating in the shares. 2. Ligand (LGND) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Balaji Prasad saying he believes greater clarity on its pipeline offers strong support for its revenue potential and he revised his revenue forecasts for FY19-FY23 due to increased royalty estimates. 3. Twilio (TWLO) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Meta Marshall saying the company is building out a next-generation communication platform, with multiple expansion markets "still in their infancy." 4. KKR (KKR) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Alexander Blostein saying KKR is entering a period of accelerated earnings growth, driven by its upcoming fund-raising cycle and maturing investment portfolio, which should yield above-consensus incentive income and earnings. 5. Cousins Properties (CUZ) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo with analyst Blaine Heck saying the company's share underperformance year-to-date relative to peers is not warranted given its exposure to office markets that should see solid rent growth over the next 12-24 months. 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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Anthem

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CWK

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LMT

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EGRX

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TEUM

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RAVE

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Chaparral Energy

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CVS

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Humana

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UNH

UnitedHealth

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WellCare

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HNT

Health Net

$0.00

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MOH

Molina Healthcare

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ANTM

Anthem

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HCA Healthcare

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CYH

Community Health

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LPNT

LifePoint

$0.00

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UHS

Universal Health

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NVDA

Nvidia

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AMZN

Amazon.com

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MSFT

Microsoft

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UAA

Under Armour

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UA

Under Armour

$15.97

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AMRN

Amarin

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Johnson & Johnson

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Alphabet

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Alphabet Class A

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Oracle

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RH

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QGEN

Qiagen

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Farfetch

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Tenet

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TORC

resTORbio

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ACB

Aurora Cannabis

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NYT

New York Times

$31.60

0.44 (1.41%)

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