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BGFV

Big 5 Sporting

$15.90

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Big 5: Stadium Capital refrains from director nomination under new pact

Big 5 Sporting disclosed in a regulatory filing that, on October 10, it amended its settlement agreement with Stadium Capital. Under the amendment, Stadium agreed not to nominate a replacement director for Dominic DeMarco, who resigned from the board on September 9, any time prior to December 1. Additionally, the board will not be expanded to more than seven members prior to December 1 and will not be expanded to more than eight members for the duration of the standstill period, which ends on the earlier of: 10 days prior to the submission deadline for the company's 2017 stockholder meeting, or 100 days prior to the anniversary of the 2016 stockholder meeting. Additionally, Big 5 agreed to maintain a lead independent director during the standstill period unless its chairman and CEO roles are held by different individuals, and agreed to shrink its "value creation committee" to three directors under the leadership of Robert Galvin and Van Honeycutt, the latter of which will also serve as the company's first lead independent director.

BGFV Big 5 Sporting
$15.90

-0.11 (-0.69%)

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Big 5 Sporting upgraded on potential Sports Authority closures at Stifel
As noted earlier, Stifel upgraded Big 5 to Buy from Hold. The firm estimates that the potential closure of The Sports Authority's stores can boost Big Five's EPS by about 15%. .Stifel also thinks Big 5 could benefit from the relocation of the St. Louis Rams to LA, and from positive firearm trends. Target $14.50.
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On The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy upgrades include: Amedisys (AMED) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer... American Campus (ACC) upgraded to Buy at Canaccord... Beacon Roofing (BECN) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James... Big 5 Sporting (BGFV) upgraded on potential Sports Authority closures at Stifel... CenterState Banks (CSFL) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Fig Partners... Cisco (CSCO) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Macquarie... Dollar Tree (DLTR) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Telsey Advisory... Dow Chemical (DOW) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna... Essex Property Trust (ESS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho... Globant (GLOB) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi... Kinross Gold (KGC) upgraded on valuation, higher gold price at BMO Capital... L Brands (LB) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Brean Capital... Marvell (MRVL) upgraded to Buy from Sell at B. Riley... Munich Re (MURGY) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse... OM Asset Management (OMAM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi... Orbital ATK (OA) upgraded to Overweight from Sector Weight at KeyBanc... SCANA (SCG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho... Sensient (SXT) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Gabelli... St. Jude Medical (STJ) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Canaccord... Suffolk Bancorp (SCNB) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Fig Partners... Supernus (SUPN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies... Ultimate Software (ULTI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital... ZAGG (ZAGG) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Northland... athenahealth (ATHN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Topeka.
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Big 5 Sporting upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Mike Baker upgraded Big 5 Sporting Goods to Buy citing accelerating sales trends and higher earnings power from profitability improvements. The analyst believes the shares are not fully reflecting these positives and he upped his price target for the name to $16.50 from $10.
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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. AutoNation (AN) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman with analyst David Tamberrino saying valuation has bottomed and could be flat to slightly up in the near-term as SAAR bounces around the low-to-mid 17M range. 2. Trina Solar (TSL), Yingli Green Energy (YGE), and JA Solar (JASO) were upgraded to Buy from Sell at Axiom while the firm upgraded SolarCity (SCTY) to Hold from Sell. 3. PNC Financial (PNC) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James with analyst David Long saying negative earnings revisions over the past two years have likely hit an inflection point. 4. Big 5 Sporting (BGFV) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Mike Baker citing accelerating sales trends and higher earnings power from profitability improvements. 5. Booz Allen (BAH) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Brian Gesuale saying the recent selloff creates an attractive entry point. 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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