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Transocean

$10.62

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Transocean attracts a volatility play

Transocean attracts a volatility play. 20K Feb 10 puts bought-to-open for $1.11 per contract. The $2.2M in premium is tied to 760K shares for $10.48 and the position is being opened ahead of earnings on 11/2. The defensive trade stands in stark contrast to bullish flow seen in other drillers - SLB and WFT- Wednesday.

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RIG Transocean
$10.62

0.72 (7.27%)

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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. Transocean (RIG) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Canaccord with analyst Alex Brooks citing valuation. 2. Dick's Sporting (DKS) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer analyst Brian Nagel citing the potential for better near-term sales trends as "weaker players" in sporting goods retail fail. 3. Akorn (AKRX) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst David Amsellem saying volume trends across the company's commercial portfolio suggests the base business is "on sustainable footing." 4. Petrobras (PBR) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Macquarie with analyst Giacomo Romeo saying near-term liquidity is less concerning after recent divestitures, an improved political outlook, and the re-gained access to the bond market. 5. bluebird bio (BLUE) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman with analyst Salveen Richter saying he expects Gen2 data versus Gen1 data at the October 13 R&D day to show substantial efficacy improvements, which is underappreciated by the Street, a full LentiGlobin update at ASH scheduled for December 3-6, the unveiling of the CAR T/gene editing programs, and two pivotal readouts in mid-17 that will result in a transition to commercial focus. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/19/16
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09/19/16
NO CHANGE
SUSQ
Susquehanna lowers price targets on several offshore drillers
Susquehanna analyst Charles Minervino lowered his estimates and price targets on offshore drillers by an average of 17%, citing lower crude prices, extended softness in new contracting activity, and expectations for a prolonged period of low dayrates. Minervino lowered his price target on Neutral rated companies Atwood Oceanics (ATW) to $7 from $11, Diamond Offshore (DO) to $16 from $18, Ensco (ESV) to $7 from $8, Noble Corp. (NE) to $5 from $6, Rowan (RDC) to $12 from $14, and Transocean (RIG) to $10 from $11.
09/23/16
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FBCO
Neutral
Transocean upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Gregory Lewis is upgraded Transocean to Neutral and raised its price target to $8 from $5. Lewis said management has been extending Transocean's duration and expects the company's diverse foot print and relationships to drive increased contracts.
10/04/16
HOWW
10/04/16
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Target $14
HOWW
Outperform
Transocean upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Scotia Howard Weil
Scotia Howard Weil analyst Blake Hancock upgraded Transocean to Outperform and raised its price target to $14 from $12.

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