New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
June 10, 2014
10:41 EDTCMCSA, FOXA, TWX, DTV, SNI, VIAB, T, TWC, DISCA, AMCXAMC Networks seen as potential target for Viacom, Time Warner
A number of media companies may consider buying AMC Networks (AMCX), research firm Topeka wrote in a note to investors earlier today. AMC Networks owns and operates a number of cable TV channels, including its flagship, which broadcasts the popular "Walking Dead" show. WHAT'S NEW: A number of media companies may consider acquiring AMC, Topeka analyst David Miller theorized in a note to investors earlier today. The recent acquisitions of Time Warner Cable (TWC) and DirecTV (DTV), by Comcast (CMCSA) and AT&T (T) respectively, are likely to make media companies more interested in acquiring AMC, Miller believes. Those deals increase the bargaining power of content buyers and could create headaches for content suppliers if the latter fail to respond, according to Miller, who believes several content providers are considering responding by buying AMC. The most likely suitors for AMC are the largest media companies that are upbeat on the outlook for overseas growth, wrote the analyst. Miller noted that AMC last year bought Chellomedia, which, as of February 2013, developed content for channels that were distributed to more than 390M households in 138 countries. Viacom (VIAB), Time Warner (TWX), Discovery (DISCA), Scripps Networks (SNI), and Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) are the most likely suitors for AMC, the analyst indicated. All of those media companies operate cable channels as their core business and all of them have sought to grow by expanding overseas, according to Miller. The analyst kept an $87 price target and Buy rating on AMC Networks. PRICE ACTION: In mid-morning trading, AMC Networks shares were virtually unchanged at $60.70.
News For AMCX;VIAB;TWX;DISCA;SNI;FOXA;TWC;DTV;CMCSA;T From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | all recent news | >>
June 23, 2015
16:00 EDTTOptions Update; June 23, 2015
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures down 46c to 17. Option volume leaders: AAPL FB AAPL T BAC MU BTU WMB AMZN TWTR BBRY
13:09 EDTCMCSAHulu to sell Showtime premium package for subscribers
Hulu (DIS;NWSA;CMSA) will sell Showtime Networks' (CBS) Internet streaming service to subscribers in early July, reports Variety. Hulu will offer Showtime to its subscribers for $8.99 in addition to the $7.99 fee Hulu subscribers pay per month.Reference Link
10:00 EDTTWC, AMCXOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Subscribe for More Information
10:00 EDTTOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Subscribe for More Information
09:36 EDTTActive equity options trading on open
Subscribe for More Information
08:39 EDTTWCTime Warner Cable downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Scotiabank
06:17 EDTAMCXAMC Networks downgraded to Hold from Buy at Topeka
Topeka downgraded AMC Networks to Hold and maintained its $85 price target due to valuation.
05:41 EDTT, DTVAT&T upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst John Hodulik upgraded AT&T (T) to Buy citing an attractive valuation at current share levels. Hodulik expects the phone giant's core domestic wireless business to show "meaningful improvement" in Q2. He also thinks financial benefits from the DirecTV (DTV) acquisition are being underappreciated by the market. Hodulik raised his price target for AT&T shares to $42 from $34. The stock was also upgraded this morning by Barclays analyst Amir Rozwadowski. AT&T shares closed yesterday up 5c to $35.04.
05:35 EDTDTV, TAT&T upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Amir Rozwadowski upgraded AT&T (T) to Overweight saying earnings estimates should move higher following the close of the DirecTV (DTV) acquisition. After visiting AT&T's headquarters, Rozwadowski believes synergies from the deal are "too material to ignore." He raised his price target for AT&T shares to $39 from $34. The stock closed yesterday up 5c to $35.04.
June 22, 2015
15:04 EDTCMCSAT-Mobile could abandon DISH for Comcast, Forbes contributor says
Subscribe for More Information
09:52 EDTDTVKimberly-Clark names DirecTV CEO Michael White to board of directors
Subscribe for More Information
09:40 EDTTActive equity options trading on open
Subscribe for More Information
06:59 EDTCMCSAComcast, NBCUniversal using cross-promotional strategy, NY Times says
Subscribe for More Information
June 21, 2015
19:21 EDTFOXAFox rejects offers from Vodafone, Vivendi for Sky stake, Telegraph says
Subscribe for More Information
17:57 EDTCMCSARealD says 3D screens accounted for 47% of weekend 'Jurassic World' gross
Subscribe for More Information
16:21 EDTCMCSA, TWX, FOXAUniversal's 'Jurassic World' leads U.S. weekend box office with $102M
Subscribe for More Information
June 19, 2015
16:00 EDTTOptions Update; June 19, 2015
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures up 11c to 18.21, Option volume leaders: AAPL TWTR BAC T FB GILD NFLX BABA AAL MU AMZN
11:52 EDTCMCSA, TWCTime Warner Cable CEO says Ralph Roberts a 'pioneer, visionary, role model'
Subscribe for More Information
10:37 EDTCMCSAComcast announces death of founder and Chairman Emeritus Ralph Roberts
Subscribe for More Information
06:22 EDTTMicrosoft to offer more Lumia phones through U.S. carriers, Re/code reports
Microsoft (MSFT) will be offering more of its Lumia smartphones through U.S. wireless carriers, Re/code reports. Beginning next week, the company’s Lumia 640 XL smartphone will be available through AT&T (T) for around $250, the report says. The Lumia 735 will begin selling through Verizon (VZ) at around $200, Re/code reports. Reference Link
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | all recent news | >>

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use