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VVV

Valvoline

$23.49

-0.01 (-0.04%)

, EPIQ

Epiq Systems

$16.49

-0.02 (-0.12%)

08:30
10/03/16
10/03
08:30
10/03/16
08:30

One new option listing and two option delistings on October 3rd

New option listings for October 3rd include Valvoline (VVV). Option delistings effective October 3rd include EPIQ (EPIQ) and Rose Rock Midstream LP (Units) (RRMS).

VVV

Valvoline

$23.49

-0.01 (-0.04%)

EPIQ

Epiq Systems

$16.49

-0.02 (-0.12%)

RRMS

Rose Rock Midstream

VVV Valvoline
$23.49

-0.01 (-0.04%)

09/27/16
09/27/16
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Hertz (HTZ) initiated reinstated an Equal Weight at Barclays. 2. Valvoline (VVV) initiated with a Buy at Monness Cresp. 3. Brunswick (BC) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital. 4. Synergy Resources (SYRG) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital. 5. Dexcom (DXCM) initiated with a Neutral at B. Riley. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/27/16
MONN
09/27/16
INITIATION
Target $27
MONN
Buy
Valvoline initiated with a Buy at Monness Crespi
Monness Crespi analyst Chris Shaw initiated Valvoline with a Buy and a $27 price target saying it has significant growth opportunities in both the instant oil change business and international markets, and deserves a premium multiple.
09/26/16
09/26/16
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Apache (APA) initiated with a Neutral at MUFG. 2. Marriott (MAR) was initiated with a Buy at Goldman while the firm initiated La Quinta (LQ) with a Sell. Goldman also initiated Red Rock Resorts (RRR), Hyatt (H), and Wyndham (WYN) with a Neutral. 3. Charles Schwab (SCHW) was initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley while the firm initiated E-Trade (ETFC) and TD Ameritrade (AMTD) with an Equal Weight. 4. Valvoline (VVV) initiated with a Buy at Seaport Global. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/26/16
GHSC
09/26/16
INITIATION
Target $27
GHSC
Buy
Valvoline initiated with a Buy at Seaport Global
On Friday, Seaport Global analyst Michael Harrison initiated Valvoline with a Buy and a $27 price target. The analyst expects strong earnings growth driven by the quick lubes and international businesses, along with solid underlying market growth related to low gasoline prices and the ongoing shift toward higher-margin do-it-for-me service.
EPIQ Epiq Systems
$16.49

-0.02 (-0.12%)

08/11/16
BRRR
08/11/16
DOWNGRADE
BRRR
Underperform
Epiq Systems downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Barrington
Barrington analyst Vincent Colicchio downgraded Epiq Systems to Underperform saying the current takeover bid represents a fair price and the likelihood of better offers is low.
10/06/15
10/06/15
INITIATION

On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: A.O. Smith (AOS) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman... Aquinox (AQXP) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim... Armstrong World (AWI) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman... Cisco (CSCO) initiated with a Buy at Citi... Continental Resources (CLR) initiated with an Equal Weight at Stephens... Epiq Systems (EPIQ) initiated with a Market Perform at Barrington... F5 Networks (FFIV) initiated with a Sell at Citi... Fate Therapeutics (FATE) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James... Forrester (FORR) initiated with a Market Perform at Barrington... Fortune Brands (FBHS) initiated with a Buy at Goldman... GigOptix (GIG) initiated with an Outperform at Northland... Impax (IPXL) initiated with a Buy at BTIG... Interactive Brokers (IBKR) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman... Juniper (JNPR) initiated with a Neutral at Citi... LendingClub (LC) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim... Masco (MAS) initiated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman... Memorial Production (MEMP) initiated with a Hold at Stifel... Mohawk (MHK) initiated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman... Jefferies... Navistar (NAV) initiated with a Hold at Stifel... Ocata Therapeutics (OCAT) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James... Owens Corning (OC) initiated with a Sell at Goldman... PACCAR (PCAR) initiated with a Hold at Stifel... PayPal (PYPL) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair... Press Ganey (PGND) initiated with a Market Perform at Leerink... RingCentral (RNG) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital... Thermo Fisher (TMO) initiated with a Buy at Argus... VASCO Data Security (VDSI) initiated with a Buy at Sidoti... Watsco (WSO) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman... Whirlpool (WHR) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman.
10/06/15
BRRR
10/06/15
INITIATION
BRRR
Market Perform
Epiq Systems initiated with a Market Perform at Barrington
Barrington analyst Vincent Colicchio started shares of Epiq Systems with a Market Perform rating citing valuation and a potential overhang from selling shareholder.
RRMS Rose Rock Midstream

06/14/16
RHCO
06/14/16
INITIATION
Target $29
RHCO
Neutral
Rose Rock Midstream initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
Target $29.
06/01/16
RBCM
06/01/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
SemGroup acquisition positive, says RBC Capital
After SemGroup (SEMG) agreed to buy Rose Rock Midstream (RRMS), RBC Capital says the deal should be cash accretive for the combined entity, and leaves SemGroup better positioned to raise its dividend more quickly. The firm says the deal also leaves it better positioned to finance accretive growth projects. . RBC keeps a $39 price target and Outperform rating on SemiGroup.
03/24/16
USCA
03/24/16
UPGRADE
USCA
Overweight
Rose Rock Midstream upgraded to Overweight from Hold at U.S. Capital Advisors
01/12/16
01/12/16
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: Apple (AAPL) downgraded to Negative from Mixed at OTR Global... Asbury Automotive (ABG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Craig-Hallum... AvalonBay (AVB) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen... BHP Billiton (BHP) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Canadian Natural (CNQ) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Cloud Peak (CLD) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Concho Resources (CXO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... DDR Corp. (DDR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... DHT Holdings (DHT) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... Diageo (DEO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel... E-Trade (ETFC) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman... EQT Corporation (EQT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... Encana (ECA) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Essex Property Trust (ESS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen... Euronav NV (EURN) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... F5 Networks (FFIV) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... Freeport McMoRan (FCX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... Great Plains Energy (GXP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... HCP (HCP) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies... HeartWare (HTWR) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... InterContinental (IHG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... Interactive Brokers (IBKR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman... KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... LPL Financial (LPLA) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi... Laclede (LG) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Lazard (LAZ) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman... Liberty Property (LPT) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen... Marathon Oil (MRO) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... McKesson (MCK) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... Mead Johnson (MJN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura... Medical Properties Trust (MPW) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... NGL Energy Partners (NGL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel... Occidental Petroleum (OXY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... Omega Healthcare (OHI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... Patterson-UTI (PTEN) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Simmons... Peabody (BTU) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies... Penn National (PENN) downgraded to Neutral at BofA/Merrill... Pinnacle West (PNW) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Pioneer Energy (PES) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Simmons... Progressive Waste (BIN) downgraded to In-Line from Outperform at Imperial Capital... Prosperity Bancshares (PB) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... Raymond James (RJF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... Rent-A-Center (RCII) downgraded to Hold from Buy at BB&T... Roadrunner (RRTS) downgraded to Peer Perform from Outperform at Wolfe Research... Rose Rock Midstream (RRMS) downgraded to Equalweight from Overweight at Capital One... Rouse Properties (RSE) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... SABMiller (SBMRY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel ... Scientific Games (SGMS) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... Southern Copper (SCCO) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Synergy Resources (SYRG) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens... Taubman Centers (TCO) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies... Teekay Tankers (TNK) downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at JPMorgan... Telenor (TELNY) downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at JPMorgan... UDR, Inc. (UDR) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen... Vedanta Resources (VDNRF) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies... Western Gas Partners (WES) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Whiting Petroleum (WLL) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Zurich Insurance (ZURVY) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan.

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T

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