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UPDATE: J.P. Morgan Reiterates Neutral Rating, Lowers PT on America Movil on Continued Cautious View

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In a report published Friday, J.P. Morgan reiterated its Neutral rating on America Movil (NYSE: AMX), but lowered its price target from $28.00 to $23.00.

J.P. Morgan noted, “We maintain our cautious stance on AMX, despite the 18% underperformance vs. MEXBOL in the last 3 months (-5% in absolute terms), on four key accounts: (1) declining revenue growth, (2) rising subscriber acquisition and retention costs, resulting in lower margins, coupled with rising costs; (3) deterioration in regulatory environment in key markets of Mexico and Colombia; (4) use of cash flows to invest in assets outside core LatAm region. We cut our PT to $23/ADR (from $28) and keep our cautious view.”

America Movil closed on Thursday at $21.98.

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Jul 2016BarclaysMaintainsEqual-weight
Jun 2016BTIG ResearchInitiates Coverage onNeutral
Apr 2016Morgan StanleyDowngradesOverweightEqual-weight

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