Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): Baird believes that Amazon continues to benefit from multiyear growth opportunities in retail, media, and technology; the firm completed a recent survey of products available for purchase on Amazon and said the company has a massive opportunity to expand its Prime usage and category penetration. The shares are Outperform rated with a $325 price target.
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG): BMO Capital has downgraded TransOcean to Underperform from Market Perform, as the firm continues to expect industry earnings to slide due to a lack of catalysts. Transocean’s price target has been lowered to $43 from $54.
Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO): CLSA has upgraded Yahoo based on Alibaba growth and margins, noting that Alibaba posted strong top-line growth and margins and now values Yahoo’s stake at $17 per share, up from $11 per share. Yahoo’s price target has been raised accordingly, to $37 from $30.
Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS): Susquehanna has raised its price target on Las Vegas Sands to $80 from $66 ahead of the casino operator’s third-quarter results. The firm expects another solid quarter, citing Las Vegas Sands’s Macau segment, which is seeing continued strength in monthly revenues and improving macro trends in China. The shares are Positive rated.
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