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DB

Deutsche Bank

$13.53

-0.06 (-0.44%)

, ANF

Abercrombie & Fitch

$15.97

-0.31 (-1.90%)

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Unusual put flow in option market yesterday

Notable put activity was cited Thursday in Deutsche Bank (DB), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), Oasis Petroleum (OAS), Swift (SWFT), and TakeTwo Interactive Software (TTWO).

DB

Deutsche Bank

$13.53

-0.06 (-0.44%)

ANF

Abercrombie & Fitch

$15.97

-0.31 (-1.90%)

OAS

Oasis Petroleum

$11.59

-0.14 (-1.19%)

SWFT

Swift Transport

$21.39

0.02 (0.09%)

TTWO

Take-Two

$45.49

-0.12 (-0.26%)

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DB Deutsche Bank
$13.53

-0.06 (-0.44%)

09/19/16
FBCO
09/19/16
INITIATION
FBCO
Underperform
Deutsche Bank initiated with an Underperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Jon Peace initiated Deutsche Bank with an Underperform saying the recent slow filing and capital shortfall will lower dividend expectations and keep shares under pressure.
09/19/16
09/19/16
INITIATION

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09/29/16
COWN
09/29/16
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COWN
DoJ will not destabilize Deutsche Bank, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Jaret Seiberg sees little practical or political upside for the Justice Department to press Deutsche Bank for a penalty that is so large it could destabilize the bank and create a new financial crisis. He expects the penalty for violations related to mortgage-backed securities to be structured below the speculated $14B that seems to have alarmed the market. Seiberg adds both sides have incentives to reach a deal quickly.
09/30/16
09/30/16
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Correction: Deutsche Bank credit upgraded to Neutral at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill upgraded Deutsche Bank's credit to Neutral, not the equity.
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch
$15.97

-0.31 (-1.90%)

10/05/16
KEYB
10/05/16
DOWNGRADE
KEYB
Sector Weight
Abercrombie & Fitch downgraded to Sector Weight at KeyBanc
As previously reported, KeyBanc analyst Jessica Schmidt downgraded Abercrombie & Fitch to Sector Weight from Overweight after the firm's proprietary promotional database and channel checks suggest that promotions at its Abercrombie and Hollister brands are higher than at this time last year. The elevated promotions add to other headwinds, including the fact that the teen space is "overstored" and faces soft consumer demand and weak tourism, said Schmidt.
10/05/16
KEYB
10/05/16
DOWNGRADE
KEYB
Sector Weight
Abercrombie & Fitch downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc
09/14/16
SBSH
09/14/16
UPGRADE
Target $44
SBSH
Buy
Macy's upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Paul Lejuez upgraded Macy's (M) to Buy saying an attractive free cash flow and dividend yield makes the risk/reward attractive at current levels. While the long term structural challenges to department stores are unlikely to go away, Macy's is "doing the right things for the business," Lejuez tells investors in a research note. He calls the retailer "one of the stronger horses in the race" and sees upcoming quarterly results as potential catalysts. Lejuez keeps a $44 price target for Macy's shares. The analyst points out that Macy's 4.4% dividend yielding 4.4% trails only Kohl's (KSS) and Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) among the retailers he covers. Macy's closed yesterday down 59c to $34.68.
10/06/16
10/06/16
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Tesla (TSLA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman with analyst David Tamberrino saying he sees incremental risk to Tesla's business related to management's willingness to deploy capital for M&A, and he believes that any delay in the company's new Model 3 launch will be detrimental to shares. 2. JPMorgan (JPM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill with analyst Jeffery Harte citing relative share outperformance. 3. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc with analyst Jessica Schmidt saying the elevated promotions add to other headwinds, including the fact that the teen space is "overstored" and faces soft consumer demand and weak tourism. 4. American Express (AXP) downgraded to Reduce from Neutral at Nomura with analyst Bill Carcache saying the combination of weaker than expected revenues and higher than expected expenses will weigh on the shares. 5. Lowe's (LOW) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Cleveland Research. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
OAS Oasis Petroleum
$11.59

-0.14 (-1.19%)

10/05/16
MZHO
10/05/16
INITIATION
Target $15
MZHO
Buy
Oasis Petroleum initiated with a Buy at Mizuho
Mizuho analyst Timothy Rezvan initiated Oasis Petroleum with a Buy and a $15 price target.
08/30/16
GHSC
08/30/16
UPGRADE
Target $12
GHSC
Accumulate
Oasis Petroleum upgraded to Accumulate from Neutral at Seaport Global
Seaport analysts led by Mike Kelly upgraded Oasis Petroleum with an Accumulate and raised its price target to $12 from $10 citing reduced well costs, NAV accretion, and attractive valuation.
08/29/16
WILL
08/29/16
INITIATION
Target $13
WILL
Buy
Oasis Petroleum initiated with a Buy at Williams Capital
Williams Capital analyst Gabriele Sorbara started Oasis Petroleum with a Buy rating and $13 price target.
08/23/16
08/23/16
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Kroger (KR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Cleveland Research with analyst Scott Bender saying he believes there is more potential risk than upside to consensus earnings estimates over the next 6-12 months given persistent retail deflation and an intensifying competitive environment. 2. Medivation (MDVN) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel, to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse, to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust, and to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital. 3. Logitech (LOGI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS. 4. Oasis Petroleum (OAS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital with analyst Dan McSpirit citing valuation. 5. ResMed (RMD) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Anthony Petrone noting that the firm's survey and expert calls indicate that those in the field see the company's AirSense10 as still "best-in-class," but Philips' (PHG) Dream has closed the gap while being priced at a discount. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
SWFT Swift Transport
$21.39

0.02 (0.09%)

04/01/16
WOLF
04/01/16
DOWNGRADE
WOLF
Peer Perform
Swift Transport downgraded to Peer Perform from Outperform at Wolfe Research
06/23/16
AVON
06/23/16
DOWNGRADE
AVON
Underperform
Swift Transport downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Avondale
06/23/16
AVON
06/23/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $12.5
AVON
Underperform
Swift Transport downgraded to Underperform at Avondale
As previously reported, Avondale downgraded Swift Transportation to Underperform from Market Perform and lowered its price target to $12.50 from $15. Analyst Donald Broughton believes the factors leading to Werner's (WERN) and Covenant Transportation's (CVTI) preanouncements are not company specific and reflect overall industry conditions. The analyst is expecting a decline in pricing in the truckload division and said deteriorating used truck values is resulting in little to no gains on sales, which will act as a headwind for Swift in achieving earnings growth over the next 4-8 quarters.
07/12/16
KEYB
07/12/16
DOWNGRADE
KEYB
Sector Weight
Swift Transport downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Todd Fowler downgraded Swift Transport to Sector Weight to reflect ongoing yield and utilization pressure from available industry-wide capacity. The analyst expects further pressure from softer used truck pricing, rising fuel, and a smaller operational fleet.
TTWO Take-Two
$45.49

-0.12 (-0.26%)

08/04/16
08/04/16
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On The Fly: After Hours Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: Pacific Biosciences (PACB), up 17%... MasTec (MTZ), up 9.6%... Aratana Therapeutics (PETX), up 9.2%... Lion's Gate (LGF), up 6.4%... Priceline (PCLN), up 5.7%... Ubiquiti (UBNT), up 5.5%... MercadoLibre (MELI), up 4.1%... Organovo (ONVO), up 3.9%... Kraft Heinz (KHC), up 3.3%... EOG Resources (EOG), up 2.8%... Monster Beverage (MNST), up 1.2%... TASER (TASR), up 1.2%... Take-Two (TTWO), up 0.9%... Activision Blizzard (ATVI), up 1%... BioMarin (BMRN), up 0.4%. ALSO HIGHER: Egalet (EGLT), up 31.2% after the company announced that an FDA advisory committee recommended approval of its ARYMO ER drug... Rackspace (RAX), up 17.6% after the Wall Street Journal reported that the company was near a takeover deal with a private equity buyer... Osiris (OSIR), up 8.5% after it said that the manuscript from its prospective trial using Grafix was published. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Hortonworks (HDP), down 26.2%... PDL BioPharma (PDLI), down 17.5%... FireEye (FEYE), down 15.8%... Sierra Wireless (SWIR), down 15.6%... Aquinox (AQXP), down 14.7%... Zynga (ZNGA), down 9.4%... Universal Display (OLED), down 8.2%... Weight Watchers (WTW), down 7.6%... Zillow Group (Z, ZG), down 5.5%... Arista Networks (ANET), down 4.5%... Noodles & Company (NDLS), down 4.3%... Merrimack (MACK), down 1.7%... Bankrate (RATE), down 1.7%.
08/12/16
PIPR
08/12/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
July NPD video game software sales dropped 13%, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson notes that July NPD video game software sales were down 13% year-over-year. The analyst attributes the decline to a difficult comparison with sell-through of Batman Arkham Knight the prior year and a bunch of new releases during July 20. Olson views the data as a "slight positive" for GameStop's (GME) July quarter and "irrelevant" for Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Electronic Arts (EA) and Take-Two (TTWO). The analyst keeps an Overweight rating on all four names.
10/06/16
PIPR
10/06/16
NO CHANGE
Target $51
PIPR
Overweight
Take-Two price target raised to $51 from $45 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson raised his price target for Take-Two Interactive to $51 saying he believes the next iteration of Red Dead will hit in the second half of 2017. The analyst notes that 23% of the 450 console owners his firm surveyed expected that they would buy the game, which would translate into 17M units. Olson keeps an Overweight rating on Take-Two.
09/09/16
PIPR
09/09/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
August NPD video game software sales rose 1%, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson says August NPD video game software sales were up 1% year-over-year, driven by Sony (SNE) publishing No Man's Sky and Electronic Arts' (EA) Madden NFL 17. The data are most positive for Activision Blizzard (ATVI), which continued to benefit from sell-through of incremental title Overwatch, Olson tells investors in a research note. He believes the monthly numbers are largely irrelevant for Take-Two (TTWO), since NBA 2K17 is due out in September, and GameStop (GME), since the company announced October quarter guidance at the end of August.

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