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KEM

Kemet

$23.03

-0.51 (-2.17%)

18:09
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Yageo to acquire Kemet for $27.20 per share in cash, or $1.8B

Yageo and Kemet announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Yageo will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Kemet's common stock for $27.20 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $1.8B, including the assumption of net debt. The transaction has been approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies. The purchase price represents a premium of 26% to Kemet's volume weighted average price for the last 30 trading days and 37% to its VWAP for the last 90 trading days. The transaction is not subject to a financing contingency. Yageo intends to fund the transaction with a combination of cash on hand and committed financing. The transaction, which is expected to close in the second half of 2020, is subject to customary closing conditions and the receipt of required regulatory approvals. Following close of the transaction, Kemet will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Yageo and Kemet's common stock will no longer be listed on any public market.

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KEM Kemet
$23.03

-0.51 (-2.17%)

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RILY
05/16/19
NO CHANGE
Target $26
RILY
Buy
Kemet price target raised to $26 from $24 at B. Riley FBR
B. Riley FBR analyst Craig Ellis raised his price target for Kemet to $26 from $24 saying the company's "strong" execution in Q4 and new five-year sales outlook should ease investor concerns. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on the shares.
07/11/19
STFL
07/11/19
NO CHANGE
Target $15
STFL
Hold
Vishay price target lowered to $15 after pre-announcement at Stifel
After Vishay (VSH) pre-announced June quarter sales and gross margins that came below its previous guidance, citing weaker demand, primarily from distribution, Stifel analyst Matthew Sheerin said he thinks the news "should come as no surprise to investors" considering the recent negative tone from several component suppliers and distributors. However, the magnitude of Vishay's miss reflects a deeper correction and increased pricing pressure, said Sheerin, who thinks the correction could last well into the first half 2020. Given the warning, he lowered his estimates and cut his price target on Vishay shares to $15 from $18 and keeps a Hold rating on the stock. Sheerin added that he sees risks to estimates for a number of component suppliers, particularly those with high exposure to distribution, such as AVX (AVX), Kemet (KEM) and Littelfuse (LFUS), and to distributors Arrow Electronics (ARW) and Avnet (AVT).
09/13/19
STFL
09/13/19
UPGRADE
Target $26
STFL
Buy
Kemet upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel
Stifel analyst Matthew Sheerin upgraded Kemet to Buy from Hold with an unchanged price target of $26. While the company is facing headwinds similar to competitors amid weakening demand and an inventory correction, its fundamentals have held up significantly better than comps due primarily to its product portfolio, Sheerin tells investors in a research note. The analyst says Kemet's top competitors are de-emphasizing multi-layer ceramic capacitors. As such, growth in the unit should offset weakness in other of Kemet's product segments, contends Sheerin. He expects the company's fundamentals to hold up better than peers given its "niche" position in multi-layer ceramic capacitors.
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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. Kemet (KEM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Matthew Sheerin stating that while the company is facing headwinds similar to competitors amid weakening demand and an inventory correction, its fundamentals have held up significantly better than comps due primarily to its product portfolio. 2. Advance Auto Parts (AAP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Gregory Badishkanian saying same-store sales momentum, assortment optimization and omni-channel initiatives should drive sales growth. 3. M.D.C. Holdings (MDC) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James with analyst Buck Horne noting the company's released preliminary Q3 net order activity through July and August is tracking "dramatically ahead" of his prior expectations. 4. Etsy (ETSY) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush with analyst Ygal Arounian telling investors he now sees a critical mass of new initiatives, highlighted by Etsy Ads and free shipping, that can drive stronger GMS growth and margin expansion over time. 5. Acadia (ACAD) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at SVB Leerink with analyst Marc Goodman citing the recently announced results from the Phase 3 HARMONY study in Dementia Related Psychosis. 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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Argenx

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