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ETE

Energy Transfer Equity

$14.31

-0.09 (-0.63%)

, JD

JD.com

$24.74

-0.57 (-2.25%)

07:30
11/03/16
11/03
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07:30

Unusual put flow in option market yesterday

Notable put activity was cited Wednesday in Energy Transfer Equity (ETE), JD.com (JD), Marathon Oil (MRO), and Icici Bank (IBN).

ETE

Energy Transfer Equity

$14.31

-0.09 (-0.63%)

JD

JD.com

$24.74

-0.57 (-2.25%)

MRO

Marathon Oil

$12.78

-0.49 (-3.69%)

IBN

ICICI Bank

$8.15

-0.16 (-1.93%)

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ETE Energy Transfer Equity
$14.31

-0.09 (-0.63%)

09/29/16
MZHO
09/29/16
INITIATION
Target $20
MZHO
Buy
Energy Transfer Equity initiated with a Buy at Mizuho
Mizuho initiated Energy Transfer Equity with a Buy and a $20 price target.
09/29/16
SPHN
09/29/16
INITIATION
Target $20
SPHN
Equal Weight
Energy Transfer Equity initiated with an Equal Weight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Matt Schmid started Energy Transfer Equity with an Equal Weight rating and $20 price target.
10/07/16
WOLF
10/07/16
INITIATION
Target $17
WOLF
Peer Perform
Energy Transfer Equity initiated with a Peer Perform at Wolfe Research
Wolfe Research analyst Steven Fleishman initiated Energy Transfer Equity with a Peer Perform and a $17 price target..
09/26/16
BARD
09/26/16
UPGRADE
BARD
Outperform
Energy Transfer Equity, Energy Transfer Partners upgraded to Outperform at Baird
As previously reported, Baird analyst Ethan Bellamy upgraded Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) and Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) to Outperform from Neutral as he believes the leverage situation is contained in the near-term and that its distributions are likely to remain stable through 2018. Bellamy raised his price target on Energy Transfer Equity to $20 from $7 and took up his target on Energy Transfer Partners to $45 from $25.
JD JD.com
$24.74

-0.57 (-2.25%)

10/14/16
STFL
10/14/16
INITIATION
STFL
Buy
JD.com initiated at Stifel
As noted earlier, Stifel initiated JD.com with a $34 price target and a Buy rating. Analyst George Askew says that the company's "scale, management, brand, consumer trust and financial strength" will enable it to expand its e-commerce business and move into new areas.
10/13/16
STFL
10/13/16
INITIATION
Target $34
STFL
Buy
JD.com initiated with a Buy at Stifel
Stifel initiated JD.com with a Buy and a $34 price target.
10/25/16
GSCO
10/25/16
NO CHANGE
GSCO
Conviction Buy
Alibaba price target raised to $130 from $120 at Goldman
Goldman Sachs analyst Piyush Mubayi continues to think the outlook for organic growth rates in Alibaba's (BABA) China retail business remains robust and that the margin outlook for its core businesses is also intact. The analyst raised his price target on Alibaba shares to $130 from $120 and reiterates a Conviction List Buy rating on the stock, which remains his top pick in its sector. In the Chinese Internet space, the analyst also has Buy ratings on Tencent (TCEHY), Baidu (BIDU), JD.com (JD), Ctrip.com (CTRP), NetEase (NTES) and Vipshop (VIPS).
09/20/16
09/20/16
DOWNGRADE

Neutral
JD.com downgraded on compeitive dynamics at MKM Partners
As previously reported, MKM Partners downgraded JD.com to Neutral from Buy. Analyst Rob Sanderson is concerned Alibaba (BABA) is preparing to increase competitive intensity, which could slow JD's margin ramp over the next several quarters.
MRO Marathon Oil
$12.78

-0.49 (-3.69%)

09/30/16
ADAM
09/30/16
INITIATION
Target $16
ADAM
Hold
Marathon Oil initiated with a Hold at Canaccord
Canaccord analyst Stephen Berman initiated Marathon Oil with a Hold and a $16 price target due to unhedged exposure to oil and gas prices.
10/17/16
LEHM
10/17/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $17
LEHM
Equal Weight
Marathon Oil downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Thomas Driscoll downgraded Marathon Oil to Equal Weight in a research note previewing Q3 earnings for the Exploration & Production space. The analyst believes a "growth shortfall" relative to peers could lead to the shares underperforming. Driscoll lowered his price target for the shares to $17 from $18.
09/12/16
FBCO
09/12/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $19
FBCO
Neutral
Marathon Oil downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Edward Westlake downgraded Marathon Oil to Neutral saying the company has down an excellent job increasing the resource base, lowering well costs, and said the STACK continues to get better, but continues to see more momentum in the purer play Permian names. Westlake maintained his $19 price target on Marathon shares.
09/12/16
09/12/16
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Reynolds American (RAI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman with analyst Judy Hong citing valuation and fading earnings momentum. 2. TrueCar (TRUE) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analysts led by Brian Nowak citing valuation. 3. Marathon Oil (MRO) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse analyst Edward Westlake saying the company has down an excellent job increasing the resource base, lowering well costs, and said the STACK continues to get better, but continues to see more momentum in the purer play Permian names. 4. Whirlpool (WHR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Gabelli with analyst Alvaro Lacayo saying the substantial rise of steel prices will likely negatively impact North American margins in the short-term. 5. Verifone (PAY) downgraded to In-Line from Outperform at Imperial Capital with analyst Saliq Khan citing a lack of EMV adoption and the challenging macro environment. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
IBN ICICI Bank
$8.15

-0.16 (-1.93%)

06/16/16
JPMS
06/16/16
DOWNGRADE
JPMS
Neutral
ICICI Bank downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
10/21/16
UBSW
10/21/16
UPGRADE
UBSW
Buy
ICICI Bank upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
10/24/16
GSCO
10/24/16
UPGRADE
GSCO
Buy
ICICI Bank upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
05/03/16
GSCO
05/03/16
DOWNGRADE
GSCO
Neutral
ICICI Bank downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
Goldman Sachs downgraded ICICI Bank to Neutral saying returns and growth will suffer amid the company's restructuring.

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NEWM

New Media

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Sonus

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Alphabet

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Alphabet Class A

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SHW

Sherwin-Williams

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Valspar

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Valspar

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NVDA

Nvidia

$138.26

-0.31 (-0.22%)

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SoftBank

$79.50

3.295 (4.32%)

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SoftBank

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$NSD

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OCRX

Ocera Therapeutics

$1.13

-0.01 (-0.88%)

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$NYE

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MAR

Marriott

$106.53

0.65 (0.61%)

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CMG

Chipotle

$479.98

-1.41 (-0.29%)

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F

Ford

$10.87

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SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$241.73

-0.03 (-0.01%)

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S&P 500

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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

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AMZN

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Microsoft

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Apple

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XLI

Industrial Select Sector SPDR

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XLU

Utilities SPDR

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XLY

Consumer Discretionary Sector SPDR

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XLF

Financial Select Sector

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IYR

DJ US Real Estate Index Fund

$79.09

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XLE

Energy Select Sector SPDR

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Grupo Televisa

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MNK

Mallinckrodt

$43.29

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NSANY

Nissan

$19.34

0.06 (0.31%)

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Tesla

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Tesla

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PVG

Pretium Resources

$9.24

0.13 (1.43%)

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IWM

iShares Trust Russell 2000 Index Fund

$137.74

0.1592 (0.12%)

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Russell 2000 Index

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$NSD

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$NYE

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HTZ

Hertz

$9.25

-0.31 (-3.24%)

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