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New Stock Coverage: Don't Be Those '2 Broke Girls' - Buy CBS
Wall Street ratings agencies set the tone for today's stock market.
Justin Sharon    

CBS Corp (NYSE:CBS), home of 2 Broke Girls, yesterday made Mr. Market mighty rich. Shares surged 6.19% after the US Supreme Court ruled against Aereo's television streaming rights in a key copyright case. The "Tiffany Network" enjoys boffo ratings for The Big Bang Theory, even as its How I Met Your Mother recently ended its nine-year run.
 
Apologies to Prince for taking liberties with his lyrics, especially on the anniversary of Purple Rain, but stocks partied like it was 1959. That was where the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) ended after both it and Dow Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) snapped a two-session slump. Marissa Mayer, her purple reign possibly under threat after another difficult week, saw Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) slip 0.68% after hosting its annual shareholder meeting in the City by the Bay. A San Francisco summer was allegedly where Mark Twain endured his "coldest winter," and a polar vortex was predictably blamed for a punk GDP revision. Whatever, economists. As Bob Dylan -- whose money-making ability shames the Street -- once said, "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows." Among standout equities Apollo Education Group (NASDAQ:APOL) gained 6.15% and fared far better than did the poor Education Department, which became entity number 11,672,274 to wish it had never heard the word "Twitter" (NYSE:TWTR). And as referenced earlier, today's couch-potato headline analyst initiation enjoyed a fine time of it, quite literally making a killing at your expense.
 
Today's economic calendar is quite quiet, but expect earnings announcements out of Accenture (NYSE:ACN), ConAgra (NYSE:CAG), Lennar (NYSE:LEN), and Nike (NYSE:NKE).
 
Now let's turn to this morning's new stock coverage, a list that includes several Internet stocks as well as CBS Corp.

CBS Corp: Today's headline analyst initiation is begun with a bullish Buy at Jefferies.
 
CarMax (NYSE:KMX): KeyBanc Capital covers the company at a Buy. Its price objective is $62.
 
Harvard Bioscience (NASDAQ:HBIO): Janney has a Buy and $9 target price on the equity.
 
Internet Stocks: Barclays assigns Overweights on Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), and Twitter, the last with a $46 objective on account of its advertising sales strength.
 
Media & Entertainment: Jefferies begins Buys on News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) ($22 target), Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) ($80), 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) ($43), Viacom (VIAB), and Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) ($100).
 
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX): NFLX is a new Underweight at Barclays, whose target price is $420.
 
New York Times (NYSE:NYT): Jefferies has a Hold on the newspaper stock.
 
Turtle Beach (NASDAQ:HEAR): Shares are established at Outperform ($15 price objective) at Northland Capital, which says it is well-positioned to benefit from both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.

Also see:

Stock Upgrades: Zulily's Gains Won't Be Gone in a Flash
 
Stock Downgrades: Turbulence Ahead at United Continental
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The information on this website solely reflects the analysis of or opinion about the performance of securities and financial markets by the writers whose articles appear on the site. The views expressed by the writers are not necessarily the views of Minyanville Media, Inc. or members of its management. Nothing contained on the website is intended to constitute a recommendation or advice addressed to an individual investor or category of investors to purchase, sell or hold any security, or to take any action with respect to the prospective movement of the securities markets or to solicit the purchase or sale of any security. Any investment decisions must be made by the reader either individually or in consultation with his or her investment professional. Minyanville writers and staff may trade or hold positions in securities that are discussed in articles appearing on the website. Writers of articles are required to disclose whether they have a position in any stock or fund discussed in an article, but are not permitted to disclose the size or direction of the position. Nothing on this website is intended to solicit business of any kind for a writer's business or fund. Minyanville management and staff as well as contributing writers will not respond to emails or other communications requesting investment advice.

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New Stock Coverage: Don't Be Those '2 Broke Girls' - Buy CBS
Wall Street ratings agencies set the tone for today's stock market.
Justin Sharon    

CBS Corp (NYSE:CBS), home of 2 Broke Girls, yesterday made Mr. Market mighty rich. Shares surged 6.19% after the US Supreme Court ruled against Aereo's television streaming rights in a key copyright case. The "Tiffany Network" enjoys boffo ratings for The Big Bang Theory, even as its How I Met Your Mother recently ended its nine-year run.
 
Apologies to Prince for taking liberties with his lyrics, especially on the anniversary of Purple Rain, but stocks partied like it was 1959. That was where the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) ended after both it and Dow Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) snapped a two-session slump. Marissa Mayer, her purple reign possibly under threat after another difficult week, saw Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) slip 0.68% after hosting its annual shareholder meeting in the City by the Bay. A San Francisco summer was allegedly where Mark Twain endured his "coldest winter," and a polar vortex was predictably blamed for a punk GDP revision. Whatever, economists. As Bob Dylan -- whose money-making ability shames the Street -- once said, "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows." Among standout equities Apollo Education Group (NASDAQ:APOL) gained 6.15% and fared far better than did the poor Education Department, which became entity number 11,672,274 to wish it had never heard the word "Twitter" (NYSE:TWTR). And as referenced earlier, today's couch-potato headline analyst initiation enjoyed a fine time of it, quite literally making a killing at your expense.
 
Today's economic calendar is quite quiet, but expect earnings announcements out of Accenture (NYSE:ACN), ConAgra (NYSE:CAG), Lennar (NYSE:LEN), and Nike (NYSE:NKE).
 
Now let's turn to this morning's new stock coverage, a list that includes several Internet stocks as well as CBS Corp.

CBS Corp: Today's headline analyst initiation is begun with a bullish Buy at Jefferies.
 
CarMax (NYSE:KMX): KeyBanc Capital covers the company at a Buy. Its price objective is $62.
 
Harvard Bioscience (NASDAQ:HBIO): Janney has a Buy and $9 target price on the equity.
 
Internet Stocks: Barclays assigns Overweights on Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), and Twitter, the last with a $46 objective on account of its advertising sales strength.
 
Media & Entertainment: Jefferies begins Buys on News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) ($22 target), Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) ($80), 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) ($43), Viacom (VIAB), and Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) ($100).
 
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX): NFLX is a new Underweight at Barclays, whose target price is $420.
 
New York Times (NYSE:NYT): Jefferies has a Hold on the newspaper stock.
 
Turtle Beach (NASDAQ:HEAR): Shares are established at Outperform ($15 price objective) at Northland Capital, which says it is well-positioned to benefit from both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.

Also see:

Stock Upgrades: Zulily's Gains Won't Be Gone in a Flash
 
Stock Downgrades: Turbulence Ahead at United Continental
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The information on this website solely reflects the analysis of or opinion about the performance of securities and financial markets by the writers whose articles appear on the site. The views expressed by the writers are not necessarily the views of Minyanville Media, Inc. or members of its management. Nothing contained on the website is intended to constitute a recommendation or advice addressed to an individual investor or category of investors to purchase, sell or hold any security, or to take any action with respect to the prospective movement of the securities markets or to solicit the purchase or sale of any security. Any investment decisions must be made by the reader either individually or in consultation with his or her investment professional. Minyanville writers and staff may trade or hold positions in securities that are discussed in articles appearing on the website. Writers of articles are required to disclose whether they have a position in any stock or fund discussed in an article, but are not permitted to disclose the size or direction of the position. Nothing on this website is intended to solicit business of any kind for a writer's business or fund. Minyanville management and staff as well as contributing writers will not respond to emails or other communications requesting investment advice.

Copyright 2011 Minyanville Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
New Stock Coverage: Don't Be Those '2 Broke Girls' - Buy CBS
Wall Street ratings agencies set the tone for today's stock market.
Justin Sharon    

CBS Corp (NYSE:CBS), home of 2 Broke Girls, yesterday made Mr. Market mighty rich. Shares surged 6.19% after the US Supreme Court ruled against Aereo's television streaming rights in a key copyright case. The "Tiffany Network" enjoys boffo ratings for The Big Bang Theory, even as its How I Met Your Mother recently ended its nine-year run.
 
Apologies to Prince for taking liberties with his lyrics, especially on the anniversary of Purple Rain, but stocks partied like it was 1959. That was where the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) ended after both it and Dow Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) snapped a two-session slump. Marissa Mayer, her purple reign possibly under threat after another difficult week, saw Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) slip 0.68% after hosting its annual shareholder meeting in the City by the Bay. A San Francisco summer was allegedly where Mark Twain endured his "coldest winter," and a polar vortex was predictably blamed for a punk GDP revision. Whatever, economists. As Bob Dylan -- whose money-making ability shames the Street -- once said, "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows." Among standout equities Apollo Education Group (NASDAQ:APOL) gained 6.15% and fared far better than did the poor Education Department, which became entity number 11,672,274 to wish it had never heard the word "Twitter" (NYSE:TWTR). And as referenced earlier, today's couch-potato headline analyst initiation enjoyed a fine time of it, quite literally making a killing at your expense.
 
Today's economic calendar is quite quiet, but expect earnings announcements out of Accenture (NYSE:ACN), ConAgra (NYSE:CAG), Lennar (NYSE:LEN), and Nike (NYSE:NKE).
 
Now let's turn to this morning's new stock coverage, a list that includes several Internet stocks as well as CBS Corp.

CBS Corp: Today's headline analyst initiation is begun with a bullish Buy at Jefferies.
 
CarMax (NYSE:KMX): KeyBanc Capital covers the company at a Buy. Its price objective is $62.
 
Harvard Bioscience (NASDAQ:HBIO): Janney has a Buy and $9 target price on the equity.
 
Internet Stocks: Barclays assigns Overweights on Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), and Twitter, the last with a $46 objective on account of its advertising sales strength.
 
Media & Entertainment: Jefferies begins Buys on News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) ($22 target), Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) ($80), 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) ($43), Viacom (VIAB), and Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) ($100).
 
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX): NFLX is a new Underweight at Barclays, whose target price is $420.
 
New York Times (NYSE:NYT): Jefferies has a Hold on the newspaper stock.
 
Turtle Beach (NASDAQ:HEAR): Shares are established at Outperform ($15 price objective) at Northland Capital, which says it is well-positioned to benefit from both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.

Also see:

Stock Upgrades: Zulily's Gains Won't Be Gone in a Flash
 
Stock Downgrades: Turbulence Ahead at United Continental
< Previous
  • 1
Next >
The information on this website solely reflects the analysis of or opinion about the performance of securities and financial markets by the writers whose articles appear on the site. The views expressed by the writers are not necessarily the views of Minyanville Media, Inc. or members of its management. Nothing contained on the website is intended to constitute a recommendation or advice addressed to an individual investor or category of investors to purchase, sell or hold any security, or to take any action with respect to the prospective movement of the securities markets or to solicit the purchase or sale of any security. Any investment decisions must be made by the reader either individually or in consultation with his or her investment professional. Minyanville writers and staff may trade or hold positions in securities that are discussed in articles appearing on the website. Writers of articles are required to disclose whether they have a position in any stock or fund discussed in an article, but are not permitted to disclose the size or direction of the position. Nothing on this website is intended to solicit business of any kind for a writer's business or fund. Minyanville management and staff as well as contributing writers will not respond to emails or other communications requesting investment advice.

Copyright 2011 Minyanville Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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