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CUDA

Barracuda

$23.55

-0.49 (-2.04%)

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Barracuda options imply 20.3% move in share price post-earnings, above median historical move

Pre-earnings options volume in Barracuda is 15.7x normal with calls leading puts 5:4. Implied volatility suggests the market is anticipating a move near 20.3%, or $4.81, after results are released. Median move over the past eight quarters is 17.9%.

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CUDA Barracuda
$23.55

-0.49 (-2.04%)

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PACS
08/30/16
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PACS
Overweight
Barracuda upgraded to Overweight from Sector Weight at Pacific Crest
Pacific Crest analyst Rob Owens upgraded Barracuda Networks to Overweight saying he's seeing improved trends due to the company's renewed product alignment and cloud-centric channel marketing campaign. The analyst has a $30 price target for the shares.
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Sector Weight
Imperva downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at Pacific Crest
Pacific Crest analyst Rob Owens downgraded Imperva (IMPV) to Sector Weight saying the company's fundamentals continue to be challenged. Iimproved performance will take longer than the Street appreciates, Owens tells investors in a research note. The analyst sees a "limited number" of strategic suitors for Imperva and thinks the current share price could prevent "meaningful upside" should a buyer step in. Owens coupled the downgrade with upgrades this morning of Barracuda (CUDA) and Fortinet (FTNT) to Overweight.
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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. McDonald's (MCD) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird by analyst David Tarantino, who believes the stock's risk/reward has become more favorable following the year-to-date underperformance. The analyst admits that slower U.S. industry demand trends and challenging upcoming comparisons pose a "short-term headwind," but thinks the company's "attractive" dividend yield can help to limit further downside risk in the shares. 2. United Continental (UAL) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James, with analyst Savanthi Syth applauding the selection of Scott Kirby as President and Andrew Levy as CFO. Syth said both have strong industry experience and has increased conviction United will reduce its margin gap relative to its peers over the next 12-18 months. 3. VMware (VMW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral by SunTrust analyst John Rizzuto, who says that the company has effectively diversified beyond its server virtualization roots. The analyst, who expects the company's revenue to bottom this year and accelerate through the end of the decade, raised his price target on the stock to $92 from $64. 4. Barracuda (CUDA) upgraded to Overweight from Sector Weight at Pacific Crest, as analyst Rob Owens said he's seeing improved trends due to the company's renewed product alignment and cloud-centric channel marketing campaign. 5. Fortinet (FTNT) upgraded to Overweight from Sector Weight at Pacific Crest by Rob Owens, who believes management's focus on enhanced profitability should drive share outperformance. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/04/16
IMPC
10/04/16
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IMPC
Underperform
Barracuda downgraded to Underperform from In-Line at Imperial Capital
Imperial Capital analyst Michael Kim downgraded Barracuda Networks to Underperform from In-Line citing valuation, but raised his price target on the stock to $20 from $17.

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GE

General Electric

$24.65

0.33 (1.36%)

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ICPT

Intercept

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1.92 (2.00%)

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SNAP

Snap

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-0.46 (-3.25%)

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YELP

Yelp

$43.73

-0.44 (-1.00%)

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Nielsen

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ALNY

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ALNY

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Minerals Technologies

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