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January 23, 2014
10:02 EDTDATA, SWI, MSTR, DRII, SBGI, WCG, TIBX, QLIK, VAC, ECOM, WYN, WWE, SPLK, PANW, JIVE, SC, WDAYOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: ChannelAdvisor (ECOM) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... Diamond Resorts (DRII) initiated with an Outperform at JMP Securities... Jive Software (JIVE) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... Marriott Vacations (VAC) initiated with an Outperform at JMP Securities... MicroStrategy (MSTR) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... Palo Alto (PANW) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank... Qlik Technologies (QLIK) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... SolarWinds (SWI) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... Splunk (SPLK) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank... TIBCO (TIBX) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... Tableau Software (DATA) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank... WWE (WWE) initiated with a Buy at Benchmark Co... WellCare (WCG) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse... Workday (WDAY) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... Wyndham (WYN) initiated with an Outperform at JMP Securities... Sinclair Broadcast (SBGI) initiated with a Buy at CRT Capital... Santander Consumer USA (SC) initiated with a Buy at BTIG.
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July 24, 2015
08:06 EDTQLIKQlik, AFAS partner to deliver visual analytics platform
Qlik announced that AFAS Software will integrate Qlik Sense into its online product to provide world-class visual analytics to their more than 7,000 AFAS Software clients. By integrating Qlik, more than 560,000 AFAS users will be able to leverage the benefits of enterprise-ready business intelligence within their ERP suite. This multi-million dollar investment underpins AFASí strategy of creating a single and integrated software solution for its customers.
07:02 EDTDRIIDiamond Resorts initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
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06:13 EDTQLIKQlik Technologies price target raised to $50 from $42 at Jefferies
Jefferies raised its price target for Qlik Technologies to $50 saying the company's license growth of 29% easily exceeded Q2 estimates. The firm keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
06:08 EDTVACMarriott Vacations upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MKM Partners
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05:45 EDTSPLK, PANWProofpoint price target raised to $80 from $70 at Summit Research
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July 23, 2015
19:06 EDTQLIKOn The Fly: After Hours Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: Amazon (AMZN), up 17.2%... Marketo (MKTO), up 15.4%... Juniper Networks (JNPR), up 9.9%... NetGear (NTGR), up 9.2%... Qlik Technologies (QLIK), up 9.1%... LogMeIn (LOGM), up 9.9%... Pandora (P), up 10.3%... Mitek Systems (MITK), up 7.8%... Proofpoint (PFPT), up 5.1%... Supreme Industries (STS), up 4.7%... Skyworks (SWKS), up 3.6%... IGI Laboratories (IG), up 3.7%... Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM), up 4.1%... Boyd Gaming (BYD), up 4.1%... Trinity Industries (TRN), up 5%... Trinity Industries (N), up 3.2%... Starbucks (SBUX), up 4.5%. ALSO HIGHER: Qorvo (QRVO), up 2.7% after Skyworks reported quarterly results. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: TrueCar (TRUE), down 33.1% after reporting quarterly results and cutting fiscal 2015 revenue guidance... Tripadvisor (TRIP), down 9.2%... Align Technology (ALGN), down 7.4%... Capital One (COF), down 4.9%... PMC-Sierra (PMCS), down 9.1%... athenahealth (ATHN), down 2.1%. ALSO LOWER: Sunesis Pharmaceuticals (SNSS), down 59.7% after giving vosaroxin regulatory update... Avalanche Biotechnologies (AAVL), down 5.6% after CEO Thomas Chalberg, Jr., Ph.D. resigns and Hans Hull name interim CEO.
18:21 EDTPANWOn The Fly: Top stock stories for Thursday
Stocks began the session mixed on the heels of weak earnings reports from both Caterpillar (CAT) and 3M (MMM). The Nasdaq managed to spend most of the day in positive territory but joined the other averages in negative territory by mid-afternoon. Selling picked up momentum towards late afternoon, and by dayís end each of the averages were lower by more than 0.4%, with the Dow losing nearly 0.7%. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., initial jobless claims fell to 255,000 in the week ended July 18, below the 278,000 first-time claims that were expected. The Leading Economic Indicators advanced 0.6% in June, exceeding expectations for a 0.3% increase. In Asia, the Shanghai Composite index advanced for a sixth straight session, adding another 2.4%. In Europe, the Greek Parliament voted to accept creditor terms for a new bailout, though a decision on when to reopen Greek financial markets was deferred to next week. COMPANY NEWS: Shares of General Motors (GM) finished the session up 3.96% to $31.50 after reporting earnings per share above analyst expectations. Other notable names rising following earnings reports include SanDisk (SNDK), Under Armour (UA), Southwest (LUV)... Caterpillar, meanwhile, dropped $2.86, or 3.59%, to $76.90 after cutting its yearly guidance during this morning's earnings report, with the company noting a "relatively stagnant" global economy. Also lower following earnings were Comcast (CMCSA, CMCSK), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Dunkin Brands (DNKN), and Boston Scientific (BSX). MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was Cigna (CI), which rose $3.29, or 2.18%, to $154.36 after the Wall Street Journal reported last night that Anthem (ANTM) is nearing a deal to acquire the company for roughly $187, representing a total transaction value of over $48B. Adding to that report, CNBC's David Faber said on Thursday morning that Anthem will announce an agreement Friday to purchase Cigna for $188 per share, at a 45% equity, 55% cash split. Also higher were shares of numerous IT security companies, with FireEye (FEYE) advancing 4.53% and Palo Alto Networks (PANW) adding 2.33% after earnings reports from security firms Fortinet (FTNT) and F5 Networks (FFIV) beat on both top and bottom lines. Fortinet and F5, meanwhile, finished Thursday's session up 10.71% and 7.75% to $46.83 and $127.68, respectively. Among the noteworthy losers following earnings was McDonald's (MCD), which edged down 0.52% to $97.10 after noting that Q2 global comparable sales fell 0.7% for the quarter, including a 2% decline in U.S. same-store sales. Also lower was Hertz (HTZ), which declined 8.53% to $16.45 following a downgrade to Underweight at Morgan Stanley, with the research firm citing increased competition from Uber and similar mobility services. INDEXES: The Dow fell 119.12, or 0.67%, to 17,731.92, the Nasdaq lost 25.36, or 0.49%, to 5,146.41, and the S&P 500 declined 12.00, or 0.57%, to 2,102.15.
16:30 EDTQLIKQlik Technologies sees FY15 non-GAAP EPS 30c-33c, consensus 35c
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16:29 EDTQLIKQlik Technologies sees Q3 non-GAAP EPS 1c-3c, consensus 5c
Sees Q3 revenue $140.0M-$144.0M, consensus $142.23M. Sees Q3 total revenue growth rate 7%-10% YoY. On a constant currency basis, sees Q3 total revenue growth rate 18%-21% YoY.
16:27 EDTQLIKQlik Technologies reports Q2 non-GAAP EPS 81c), consensus 0c
Reports Q2 revenue $145.8M, consensus $136.62M. On a constant currency basis, Q2 total revenue increased 26% vs. 2Q14. Q2 license revenue was $76.3M, up 14% from $66.9M for 2Q14. On a constant currency basis, license revenue increased 29% vs. 2Q14.
15:15 EDTSCUber ends auto loan partnership with Santander, Reuters reports
Uber told Reuters it has ended its auto loan partnership with Santander Consumer USA, stating, "We are no longer working with Santander Consumer USA but continue to facilitate a variety of other vehicle financing options and auto manufacturer discounts for driver-partners," according to the news service. Reference Link
15:04 EDTQLIKNotable companies reporting after market close
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11:32 EDTPANWIT security stocks climb after Fortinet, F5 beat expectations
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08:05 EDTVACMarriott Vacations backs FY15 adjusted EPS $3.29-$3.48, consensus $3.48
Backs FY15 adjusted EBITDA $222M-$232M. Backs FY15 company contract sales growth of 5%-8%. Backs FY15 adjusted company development margin of 21%-22%. Raises FY15 adjusted free cash flow to $175M-$200M from $145M-$170M.
08:04 EDTVACMarriott Vacations reports Q2 contract sales $165.9M
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08:03 EDTVACMarriott Vacations reports Q2 North America contract sales up 3.4% to $150.6M
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08:02 EDTVACMarriott Vacations reports Q2 adjusted EPS 91c, consensus 87c
Reports Q2 revenue $422.83M, consensus $426.53M
July 22, 2015
07:40 EDTMSTRMicroStrategy management to meet with Deutsche Bank
Meeting to be held in New York on July 22 hosted by Deutsche Bank.
July 20, 2015
14:12 EDTQLIKQlik Technologies channel checks suggest incremental strength, says BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill's channel checks indicate incremental strength in new customer activity for Qlik Sense. The firm rates Qlik Technologies a Buy and raised its price target to $45 from $40 heading into Thursday's report based on C16 sales multiple.
08:23 EDTVACMarriott Vacations management to meet with MKM Partners
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