News For AHS;CMCSA;GRPN;MOH;NNA;PM;PL;UTIW;WU;PRO;IRWD;ZMH;MDU;BPL From The Last 14 Days
|April 6, 2015|
|10:02 EDT||WU||On The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary|
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: AGCO (AGCO) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank... CONSOL (CNX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... Catamaran (CTRX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital... Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim... Gannett (GCI) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital... Magnum Hunter (MHR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Wunderlich... Qualcomm (QCOM) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital... Regions Financial (RF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim... SAP (SAP) downgraded at Wells Fargo... Sanderson Farms (SAFM) downgraded to Underweight from Sector Weight at KeyBanc... Scorpio Tankers (STNG) downgraded to Neutral from Accumulate at Global Hunter... Simpson Manufacturing (SSD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at DA Davidson... Skyworks (SWKS) downgraded at Stephens... TripAdvisor (TRIP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Needham... Western Union (WU) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna... Zillow Group (Z) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays.
|10:01 EDT||CMCSA||Weather Channel's core buiness facing 'major' threat, WSJ reports|
The Weather Channel, which is owned by a consortium made up of NBCUniversal (CMCSA) and private equity firms Bain Capital and The Blackstone Group (BX), was dropped last month from Verizon's (VZ) FiOS TV service, and now the channel's backers are preparing for the possibility of being dropped by Dish Network (DISH), sources tell The Wall Street Journal. Though The Weather Channel is facing a "major" threat to its core business, the fees it collects from the pay-TV providers, the sources say that no formal sale by the company's owners is under way. Reference Link
|09:31 EDT||CMCSA||Comcast Business to expand Ethernet in East Bay with $2M fiber extension|
Comcast Business announced an expansion of its multi-gigabit Ethernet service to three business parks in the Northern California towns of Pleasanton, Hayward and Fremont. The high-speed fiber-based network build outs together total close to $2M in investment by Comcast in the East Bay, making available reliable Internet speeds to the more than 1,500 businesses in the community by offering reliable Internet speeds up to 20 times faster than traditional 1.5 Mbps DSL or T-1 service.
|08:15 EDT||UTIW||UTi Worldwide negatives 'firmly' priced into shares, says FBR Capital|
FBR Capital lowered its price target for UTi Worldwide to $14 from $19 following the company's "very disappointing" quarter and guidance cut, but the firm believes the negatives are now "firmly" priced into shares at current levels. FBR believes the company's turnaround will still work and keeps an Outperform rating on the name.
|07:57 EDT||MOH||Leerink healthcare services analyst holds analyst/industry conference call|
Healthcare Services Analyst Gupte discusses the leverage Anthem likely has in its Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) contract with Express Scripts and how it changes after the Catamaran-Optum Rx deal, the synergy potential for the deal between Catamaran and Optum Rx and the likelihood of Cigna-HS remaining with the newly merged Optum Rx-CTRX on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on April 6 at 2 pm.
|07:41 EDT||WU||Western Union downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna|
Susquehanna downgraded Western Union to Neutral based on valuation and said catalysts are now priced in.
|April 5, 2015|
|18:34 EDT||CMCSA||Comcast's 'Furious 7' leads at weekend box office with $143.6M|
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|08:43 EDT||PM||AT&T, Philip Morris, eight others have reliable yields up to 5.7%, Barron's says|
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