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April 1, 2013
10:03 EDTYHOO, LNKD, YELP, GOOG, AOLLinkedIn price target hiked on ad sales prospects
LinkedIn (LNKD) shares are rising slightly after Piper Jaffray analyst Brian Pitz increased his price target on the shares to $215 from $175 in a note to clients earlier today. WHAT'S NEW: The company should be able to sell more advertising as it has added more content to its website, Pitz contended. The new content will drive more traffic to the website and give marketers more venues in which to advertise, the analyst believes. Meanwhile, customers of the website's Talent Solutions products probably increased their utilization of the products in previous months, ahead of a price hike that takes effect today, Pitz wrote. OTHERS TO WATCH: Other companies that may benefit from a stronger Internet ad environment include AOL (AOL), Yahoo (YHOO), Google (GOOG) and Yelp (YELP). TODAY'S PRICE ACTION: In early trading, LinkedIn added 0.1% to $176.26.
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August 20, 2015
05:56 EDTGOOGGoogle Express to shut down two California delivery hubs, Re/code says
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August 19, 2015
13:13 EDTGOOGGoogle says to open YouTube production space in Mumbai 'soon'
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10:42 EDTGOOGAnalyst increases Google price target by $265, upgrades to buy
Research firm Atlantic Equities upgraded Google (GOOG, GOOGL) to Overweight from Market Weight, saying that it is more upbeat on the company's search business, while YouTube is becoming a major growth driver. Additionally, the search giant's margins look poised to improve, the firm stated. Overweight is Atlantic's equivalent of a buy rating. WHAT'S NEW: Google's second quarter results showed that its search business is weathering the transition to mobile better than expected, Atlantic Equities analyst James Cordwell stated in a note to investors today. Meanwhile, YouTube's revenue, despite growing very quickly, can rise even further since it still accounts for just roughly 5% of global TV viewing outside of China, according to Cordwell. Additionally, the movement of ad dollars from conventional TV to online TV looks set to accelerate, the analyst believes. Furthermore, Google is undertaking initiatives that should cause the amount of money it obtains from each mobile click to rise, the analyst believes. Commenting on the outlook for Google's margins, Cordwell believes that they should be boosted by the cost cuts being undertaken by the company's new CFO. The analyst raised his price target on the company's Class A shares to $825 from $560. PRICE ACTION: In mid-morning trading, Google's common stock rose $2.60 to $658.73 and its Class A shares rose $2.70 to $691.43.
10:00 EDTGOOGOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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07:54 EDTLNKDLinkedIn management to meet with Pacific Crest
Meeting to be held on the West Coast on August 25 hosted by Pacific Crest.
07:41 EDTYHOOYahoo price target lowered to $56 from $62 at Cantor
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06:53 EDTGOOGDeutsche Telekom exec calls for internet firms to subsidize online ads, FT says
Deutsche Telekom (DTEGY) senior vice president of technology strategy, governance, and programs Tomasz Gerszberg has called for internet companies such as Google (GOOG) and Facebook (FB) to subsidize users' mobile subscriptions due to the new way advertising takes over data allowances, the Financial Times reports, citing an article Gerszberg wrote on LinkedIn. The Deutsche Telekom executive said that consumers need to be protected from rising data charges related to "annoying" online ads, the report says. Reference Link
06:25 EDTGOOGGoogle upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities
Atlantic Equities analyst James Cordwell upgraded Google (GOOG, GOOGL) to Overweight and raised his price target for shares to $825 from $560. The search giant closed yesterday down $5.38 to $688.73. Google's YouTube unit "continues to grow very rapidly," while the revenue growth of Google Websites suggests the company is navigating the mobile transition on search better than expected, Cordwell tells investors in a research note. Further, a greater focus on costs by the new CFO is driving improved profitability, a trend that should continue, the analyst argues. Cordwell expects continued outperformance of Google shares.
06:21 EDTYELPU.S. government to recognize Yelp ratings on federal agencies, WSJ reports
Under an agreement with Yelp, the U.S. government will recognize the public's ratings on its federal agencies, the Wall Street Journal reports. Reference Link
05:56 EDTGOOGStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; GMCR GOOG
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August 18, 2015
15:25 EDTGOOGGoogle introduces OnHub router
In a post to its official blog, Google said "While we count on Wi-Fi more than ever to be entertained, productive, and stay connected, we're streaming and sharing in new ways our old routers were never built to handle. So today, with our partner TP-LINK, we're launching OnHub, a different kind of router for a new way to Wi-Fi. Instead of headaches and spotty connections, OnHub gives you Wi-Fi that's fast, secure, and easy to use." Reference Link
06:02 EDTGOOGStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; GMCR GOOG
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August 17, 2015
19:54 EDTGOOGComcast online video platform to give creators 70% share of ad revenue, WSJ says
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19:29 EDTYHOOFacebook tests expanded blog capabilities, CNET says
Facebook (FB) is testing an expanded version of its "notes" feature, allowing users to include large background photos in the blog-like service, reports CNET. The new look puts the service more in line with Yahoo's (YHOO) Tumblr blogging platform, said the report, and a Facebook spokesperson remarked that the test aims to "make it easier for people to create and read longer-form stories on Facebook." Reference Link
19:00 EDTGOOGGoogle targets 2016 U.S. launch for modular smartphone project
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16:14 EDTGOOGParkway Properties signs deal to bring Google Fiber to certain properties
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13:34 EDTYHOOBuzzFeed and Yahoo Japan in JV, FT reports
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13:11 EDTYELPAlibaba unlikely to make competing offer for zulily, say Baird
zulily (ZU) shareholder Alibaba (BABA) is unlikely to make a competing takeover bid for the online retailer, Baird analyst Colin Sebastian tells investors in a research note. Alibaba, which upped its stake in zulily to 9% in May, likely views the company as an investment rather than a vehicle to enter the U.S. market, Sebastian argues. This morning, Liberty Interactive (QVCA) announced it had reached an agreement to acquire zulily for $18.75 per share or $2.4B. The analyst sees strategic benefits from the deal. Increased takeover activity in the small-cap internet space could support the valuations of the remaining independents, including ChannelAdvisor (ECOM), Yelp (YELP), Groupon (GRPN), Angie's List (ANGI) and RetailMeNot (SALE), Sebastian writes. Shares of zulily are soaring 47% to $18.50 following the takeover agreement.
12:42 EDTGOOGGoogle says testing Project Sunroof
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06:03 EDTGOOGStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; GMCR GOOG
Stocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) 38, Google (GOOG) 23 according to iVolatility.
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