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Prudential

$84.19

-0.75 (-0.88%)

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Prudential Financial call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in Prudential Financial with 3,067 calls trading, 1.9x expected, and implied vol increasing over 1 point to 27.31%. Oct-16 82.5 calls and Nov-16 85 calls are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 2,600 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.17. Earnings are expected on November 2nd.

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PRU Prudential
$84.19

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09/23/16
UPGRADE
Target $93
GSCO
Conviction Buy
Prudential upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman
Goldman Sachs analyst Michael Kovac upgraded Prudential Financial to Conviction Buy from Neutral and raised his price target for the shares to $93 from $80. The analyst says his earnings estimates are now above consensus due to favorable equity markets, slowing rate pressure and lower currency headwinds. He expects Prudential's earnings to grow 10% in 2017.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Wal-Mart (WMT) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight by Barclays analyst Karen Short, who assumed coverage of Wal-Mart and upped the price target for the shares to $87 from $70. Wal-Mart is Short's top pick in the sector, as she believes the retailing giant's "re-emergence as a disruptor" has the potential to "wreak havoc" on many companies in the space. 2. Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) upgraded two notches to Strong Buy from Market Perform by Raymond James analyst Kevin Smith, who said Cabot has improving fundamentals, a "prolific" growth outlook, and an attractive valuation. 3. BioDelivery Sciences (BDSI) upgraded to Buy from Neutral by Janney Capital analyst Ken Trbovich, who said that Endo International (ENDP), which uses BioDelivery's drug delivery technology, has "not yet announced, but clearly won" preferred status for Belbuca relative to market leader Butrans on United Healthcare's Prescription Drug List. 4. Packaging Corp. (PKG) upgraded to Buy from Hold by Deutsche Bank analyst Debbie Jones, citing an "improved earnings trajectory" following the TimBar acquisition. The analyst raised her price target for the shares to $90 from $77. 5. Prudential Financial (PRU) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral by Goldman Sachs analyst Michael Kovac, who says his earnings estimates are now above consensus due to favorable equity markets, slowing rate pressure and lower currency headwinds. He expects Prudential's earnings to grow 10% in 2017. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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INITIATION
Target $89
FBCO
Neutral
Prudential initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst John Nadel initiated Prudential with a Neutral and a $89 price target.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Zillow (ZG, Z) initiated with a Buy at Needham. 2. AMD (AMD) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays. 3. Aflac (AFL) was initiated with an Underperform at Credit Suisse while the firm also initiated Prudential (PRU) and Assurant (AIZ) with a Neutral. 4. Fifth Third (FITB) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush. 5. GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH) initiated with a Buy at Goldman. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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AAPL

Apple

$135.72

0.375 (0.28%)

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Amazon.com

$845.07

0.93 (0.11%)

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Amazon.com

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Alphabet

$828.07

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Alphabet Class A

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SNAP

Snap Inc

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AMZN

Amazon.com

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FB

Facebook

$133.53

-0.31 (-0.23%)

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MSFT

Microsoft

$64.62

0.1 (0.15%)

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$845.07

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KHC

Kraft Heinz

$96.65

9.37 (10.74%)

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Unilever; also tag UL

$48.79

6.47 (15.29%)

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Mondelez

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GIS

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CPB

Campbell Soup

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CL

Colgate-Palmolive

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Kimberly-Clark

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Clorox

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DEPO

Depomed

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PTEN

Patterson-UTI

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EQM

EQT Midstream Partners

$81.91

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VZ

Verizon

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GOOG

Alphabet

$828.07

3.91 (0.47%)

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Alphabet Class A

$846.55

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$828.07

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TOSBF

Toshiba, also use TOSYY

$1.61

-0.182 (-10.17%)

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Toshiba, also use TOSBF

$9.55

-1.085 (-10.21%)

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Energy Focus

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WMT

Wal-Mart

$69.37

0.5 (0.73%)

, M

Macy's

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0.48 (1.51%)

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Wal-Mart

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Macy's

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HD

Home Depot

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SNI

Scripps Networks

$76.04

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MDT

Medtronic

$78.88

0.89 (1.14%)

LL

Lumber Liquidators

$15.36

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GPC

Genuine Parts

$100.67

1.44 (1.45%)

ECL

Ecolab

$123.95

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CBRL

Cracker Barrel

$168.69

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AAP

Advance Auto Parts

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IOC

InterOil

$48.39

0.07 (0.14%)

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Exxon Mobil

$81.76

-0.54 (-0.66%)

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Exxon Mobil

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TWX

Time Warner

$96.48

0.09 (0.09%)

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Comcast

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Comcast

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CMCSK

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LGF.A

Lionsgate

$27.52

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LGF.B

Lionsgate

$25.81

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FOX

21st Century Fox

$29.92

-0.16 (-0.53%)

FOXA

21st Century Fox

$30.35

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DIS

Disney

$110.06

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SNE

Sony

$31.34

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VIA

Viacom

$47.00

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Viacom

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HLX

Helix Energy

$7.41

-0.32 (-4.14%)

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CSII

Cardiovascular Systems

$29.19

0.76 (2.67%)

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CRMT

America's Car-Mart

$38.85

-1.15 (-2.88%)

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ROG

Rogers Corporation

$78.80

-1.34 (-1.67%)

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ROG

Rogers Corporation

$78.80

-1.34 (-1.67%)

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HBHC

Hancock Holding

$46.80

-0.2 (-0.43%)

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First NBC Bank

$4.75

-0.25 (-5.00%)

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Hancock Holding

$46.80

-0.2 (-0.43%)

FNBC

First NBC Bank

$4.75

-0.25 (-5.00%)

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NDSN

Nordson

$119.95

0.77 (0.65%)

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Nordson sees Q2 EPS $1.21-$1.33, consensus $1.22 »

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