- Discount rates and returns on plan assets used to estimate the amount as of December 31, 2013 may vary from the estimate based on market developments.
Non-tech companies such as Walmart, Allstate, Unilever and General Motors spearheaded the acquisitions of some of the tech universe's most valuable private companies in 2016.
Here are Friday's top research calls, including upgrades for Cognizant, American International and Hershey, and a downgrade for Allstate.
Uber, Lyft and the development of self-driving cars will be disruptive for the auto insurance industry, according to an analyst at CFRA.
Allstate will purchase the electronic device warranty company for $1.4 billion and could expand further with more specialty insurance deals, according to analysts.