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EBAY

eBay

$31.64

-0.17 (-0.53%)

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Busiest day of the year for eBay as traders brace for earnings

Busiest day of the year for eBay as traders brace for earnings. Shares up nearly 3% to $32.54 after setting all-time highs above $33 late last month with nearly 130K contracts trading ahead of this afternoon's release, with puts slightly leading calls and 60% of the flow in contracts that expire this Friday. Oct 29 puts lead the most-actives with 10K trading, including 5500 sold for 20c in a 3way this morning against buys of 2500 Oct 29.5 puts and 3K Oct 30 puts. Straddle implies a move near 8% which is well above the 5.9% median move but less than last quarters 10.9% jump. Six of the past eight quarters have seen upside moves.

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EBAY eBay
$31.64

-0.17 (-0.53%)

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WEDB
10/13/16
INITIATION
WEDB
Neutral
eBay coverage assumed with a Neutral at Wedbush
Wedbush analyst Aaron Turner says that eBay's e-commerce initiatives should help slow its market share erosion. However, the analyst prefers to keep a Neutral rating on the shares until the company shows that its "recent growth is sustainable and/or accelerating." Target to $34 from $29.
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BARD
10/13/16
NO CHANGE
Target $35
BARD
Outperform
eBay sale of MercadoLibre stake adds financial flexibility, says Baird
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian said eBay's (EBAY) sale of a majority of its investment stake in MercadoLibre (MELI) will provide eBay with both financial and strategic flexibility. The analyst believes the capital will allow eBay to increase share buybacks, make strategic acquisitions, or expand more aggressively in Latin America under a new strategic agreement with MercadoLibre. Sebastian maintained his Outperform rating and $35 price target on eBay shares.
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Aaron's (AAN) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. 2. eBay (EBAY) and Etsy (ETSY) coverage assumed with a Neutral at Wedbush. 3. Five Below (FIVE) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) were initiated with an Overweight at KeyBanc while the firm initiated Dollar General (DG) with a Sector Weight. 4. Baxter (BAX) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo. 5. Symantec (SYMC) initiated with an Outperform at FBN Securities. 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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SBSH
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NO CHANGE
Target $83.5
SBSH
Sell
eBay stake sale creates 'large overhang' for MercadoLibre, says Citi
Citi analyst Lucio Aldworth sees several reasons why eBay's (EBAY) sale of a majority of its stake in MercadoLibre (MELI) creates a "large overhang" on the latter's shares. Namely, he believes the market has always seen eBay as a plausible candidate to take over MercadoLibre, but he thinks this action should remove any M&A premium currently priced into the stock. Additionally, Aldworth notes that eBay said its commitment to Latin America e-commerce remains unchanged, which could mean it will eventually enter the market directly, intensifying competition for MercadoLibre. Aldworth keeps a Sell rating on MercadoLibre shares, which are down 8% in early trading to $168.40.

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HAL

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FIVE

Five Below

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AABA

Altaba

$53.64

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Alibaba

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GIL

Gildan Activewear

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GOV

Government Properties

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CRNT

Ceragon Networks

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FDC

First Data

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EGOV

NIC Inc.

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SPX

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GOOS

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RGEN

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GDX

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GLD

SPDR Gold Trust

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Direxion Gold Miners Bull

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