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FOX

Fox Corp.

$31.37

0.33 (1.06%)

, FOXA

Fox Corp.

$31.62

0.21 (0.67%)

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Shari Redstone considers plan to launch Fox News rival, THR says

As the merger between Viacom (VIAB) and CBS (CBS) awaits regulatory approval, Shari Redstone is quietly exploring a plan to launch a conservative TV outlet meant to compete with the Fox News Channel (FOXA), The Hollywood Reporter's Kim Masters and Paul Bond report. According to sources, Redstone has approached current and former Fox News personalities, as well as former NBC News host Megyn Kelly, about such a plan. A Redstone spokesperson confirms that Redstone quietly visited President Trump in the White House recently but denies any plan to launch a conservative TV network. Reference Link

FOX

Fox Corp.

$31.37

0.33 (1.06%)

FOXA

Fox Corp.

$31.62

0.21 (0.67%)

CBS

CBS

$38.17

0.24 (0.63%)

CBS.A

$41.77

(0.00%)

VIA

Viacom

$25.28

0.015 (0.06%)

VIAB

Viacom

$22.87

0.145 (0.64%)

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FOX Fox Corp.
$31.37

0.33 (1.06%)

03/25/19
RBCM
03/25/19
NO CHANGE
Target $41
RBCM
Sector Perform
Fox Corp price target raised to $41 after 21CF sale at RBC Capital
RBC Captial analyst Steven Cahall raised his price target on Fox Corp (FOX) to $41 to reflect the impact of its sale of 21st Century Fox to Disney (DIS) on its share count and per-share items. The analyst is keeping his Sector Perform rating however and maintains that his thesis on Fox Corp remains "somewhat cautious" because of its valuation relative to peers and some uncertainty about the company's capital allocation plans. Cahall says that unlike other more bullish sell-side analysts, he does not see the company's free cash flow per share tracking ahead of adjusted earnings, adding that its programming cost growth may also "remain elevated".
07/01/19
GUGG
07/01/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $38
GUGG
Neutral
Guggenheim downgrades Fox Corp. to Neutral on near-term investment costs
Guggenheim analyst Michael Morris downgraded Fox Corp. to Neutral from Buy and lowered his price target for the shares to $38 from $43 after the company said during its May investor presentation that it "does not see a substantial or profitable a la carte market in the near term for a Fox Corporate bundle." The company, which will focus on growing subscription revenue through its traditional and vMVPD distribution relationships in the near-term, will also see higher spending in the Television segment as Fox re-establishes production assets to pursue its entertainment content goals, said Morris. While he continues to view the company being well positioned among media peers, he thinks this positioning is reflected given the stock's current premium valuation.
06/26/19
GSCO
06/26/19
INITIATION
Target $46
GSCO
Conviction Buy
Fox Corp. initiated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Drew Borst initiated coverage of Fox Corp. with a Buy rating and added the stock to the firm's Americas Conviction List, stating that he expects the company to raise the prices for its affiliate fee contracts with pay TV operators, which he sees providing free cash for programming, investments and share buybacks. The analyst, who also said he is bullish on Fox's "early-mover advantage" in the U.S. sports betting market, set a $46 price target on the stock.
05/10/19
MSCO
05/10/19
NO CHANGE
Target $44
MSCO
Overweight
Fox investor day 'struck the right balance,' says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne said he thinks Fox "struck the right balance" of visibility into the pricing power of its core networks and disciplined investment at its investor day meeting, adding that he continues to forecast an acceleration in FY20 growth due to the fact that nearly 40% of cable affiliate revenues up for renewal next fiscal year. Following the meeting, and the company's "strong" Q3 results, Swinburne raised his 2020 and 2021 EBITDA estimates for Fox and increased his price target on the stock to $44 from $42. He keeps an Overweight rating on Fox shares.
FOXA Fox Corp.
$31.62

0.21 (0.67%)

10/14/19
LEHM
10/14/19
NO CHANGE
Target $338
LEHM
Underweight
Barclays adjusts price targets in Cable, Satellite and Telecom Services
Cable sentiment remains positive going into Q3 earnings due to expectations of continued strength in unit and pricing growth, Barclays analyst Kannan Venkateshwar tells investors in a research note. While video trends could be weaker, the narrative around video "has flipped with investors starting to see this as a positive," according to Venkateshwar. The analyst believes these trends are likely to be supportive of shares in the near term, but he cautions against extrapolating them over the longer term. He increased his price target for Underweight-rated Charter Communications (CHTR) to $338 from $259, for Overweight-rated Comcast (CMCSA) to $48 from $45 and for Overweight-rated Altice USA (ATUS) to $33 from $30. Venkateshwar also lowered his price target for T-Mobile (TMUS to $88 from $93 and for Sprint (S) to $6 from $8 due to lower deal probability as a result of the states' lawsuit.
09/24/19
09/24/19
INITIATION

Fly Intel: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Disney (DIS) was initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo, while Netflix (NFLX) was initiated with a Market Perform, and CBS (CBS), Viacom (VIAB, VIA), and Fox Corp. (FOXA) were initiated with Underperform ratings. 2. Merit Medical (MMSI) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer. 3. Global Payments (GPN) reinstated with a Buy at Goldman Sachs. 4. 10x Genomics (TXG) initiated with an Outperform at Evercore ISI. 5. Corcept Therapeutics (CORT) and Strongbridge Biopharma (SBBP) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/23/19
WELS
09/23/19
INITIATION
Target $30
WELS
Underperform
Fox Corp. initiated with an Underperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Steven Cahall initiated Fox Corp with an Underperform rating and a price target of $30. The analyst is warning that the rights costs for broadcasting sports are going up by about 7% per year, and he sees the company's operating expense rising by about 9% per year from 2018 to 2025. Cahall adds that while sports rights give leverage to networks in affiliate negotiations, consumers do not see the pricing proportionally, cautioning that related rate increases could reduce the value of a subscription bundle and lead to "intensified cord cutting."
09/10/19
ATLE
09/10/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $28
ATLE
Underweight
Fox Corp. downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at Atlantic Equities
Atlantic Equities analyst Hamilton Faber double downgraded Fox Corp. to Underweight from Overweight and lowered his price target for the shares to $28 from $43.
CBS CBS
$38.17

0.24 (0.63%)

09/23/19
WELS
09/23/19
INITIATION
Target $23
WELS
Underperform
Viacom initiated with an Underperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Steven Cahall initiated Viacom (VIAB) with an Underperform rating and a price target of $23, saying the "deal fatigue" has turned him negative on the CBS (CBS) merger story. The analyst contends that the long-term strategy of the combined entity is "unclear" and warns that there may be risk to its future fundamentals.
09/24/19
WELS
09/24/19
INITIATION
Target $40
WELS
Underperform
CBS initiated with an Underperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Steven Cahall last night started CBS (CBS) with an Underperform rating and $40 price target. The analyst is negative on the potential Viacom (VIA.B)-CBS deal. "Deal fatigue has set in, the long-term strategy is unclear, and we can't help but wonder if there is risk to future fundamentals," Cahall tells investors in a research note.
08/14/19
DBAB
08/14/19
UPGRADE
DBAB
Buy
Viacom upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Bryan Kraft upgraded Viacom (VIAB) to Buy from Hold and raised his price target on the stock to $42 from $33. Yesterday, CBS (CBS) and Viacom announced a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger.
CBS.A
$41.77

(0.00%)

VIA Viacom
$25.28

0.015 (0.06%)

08/14/19
BNCH
08/14/19
NO CHANGE
Target $68
BNCH
Buy
CBS price target trimmed to $68 after Viacom deal at Benchmark
Benchmark analyst Daniel Kurnos lowered his price target on CBS (CBS) shares to $68 from $71 after the company "finally announced" a deal to recombine with Viacom (VIAB), stating that "the big reveal was met with little fanfare and perhaps even a touch of disappointment at the initial synergy forecast of $500M" following the media attention that had preceded the expected announcement. That initial synergy forecast will likely prove materially conservative, contends Kurnos, who keeps a Buy rating on CBS shares and does not cover Viacom.
08/14/19
MACQ
08/14/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $31
MACQ
Neutral
Viacom downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst Tim Nollen downgraded Viacom (VIAB) to Neutral from Outperform and keeps a Neutral rating on CBS (CBS) shares after the two companies announced a merger deal with no premium for Viacom following "3 years of on again/off again merger discussions amidst wrenching change in the industry." While he believes the deal's strategic positives outweigh the risks, Nollen said integration might not be easy and that ViacomCBS will still be "small-ish" compared with competitors Comcast (CMCSA) and Disney (DIS). He lowered his price target on Viacom shares to $31 from $37 and cut his price target on CBS shares to $53 from $55.
VIAB Viacom
$22.87

0.145 (0.64%)

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AES

AES Corp.

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AES

AES Corp.

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Robert Half

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Hertz

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Avis Budget

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OTTW

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Microsoft

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United Airlines

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Fastenal

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Grainger

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S&P Global

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Gartner

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FactSet

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Equifax

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TransUnion

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CoStar Group

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GPS

Gap

$16.22

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LB

L Brands

$17.18

1.78 (11.56%)

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WCC

Wesco

$53.09

-0.02 (-0.04%)

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ManpowerGroup

$92.05

-0.355 (-0.38%)

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Create up to 12 portfolios with 150 stocks each, and see how active they are in market news.