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ALK

Alaska Air

$79.21

0.36 (0.46%)

, VA

Virgin America

$55.45

-0.05 (-0.09%)

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Alaska Air close to settlement deal with DOJ over Virgin deal, Bloomberg says

Alaska Air (ALK) is near reaching a settlement deal with U.S. antitrust authorities that will allow the airline to complete its proposed takeover of Virgin America (VA), Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter. The settlement with the DOJ's antitrust unit should be announced by the end of the month, the report says. Reference Link

ALK

Alaska Air

$79.21

0.36 (0.46%)

VA

Virgin America

$55.45

-0.05 (-0.09%)

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ALK Alaska Air
$79.21

0.36 (0.46%)

10/11/16
JPMS
10/11/16
UPGRADE
JPMS
Neutral
Virgin America upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Jamie Baker upgraded Virgin America (VA) to Neutral saying regulatory approval of the pending Alaska Air (ALK) takeover "remains more likely than not." The analyst has a $52.50 price target for Virgin shares.
10/13/16
BUCK
10/13/16
UPGRADE
BUCK
Buy
Alaska Air upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Buckingham
Buckingham upgraded Alaska Air to Buy and raised its price target to $84 from $65. The firm's analyst expects the Virgin America (VA) merger to go through and revised estimates for the combined company well above consensus, and sees earnings potentially approaching $8.00-$8.50 beyond 2017 as Alaska adopts Virgin's best practices on ancillary revenue.
11/18/16
SBSH
11/18/16
INITIATION
Target $81
SBSH
Neutral
Alaska Air initiated with a Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Kevin Crissey started Alaska Air Group with a Neutral rating and $81 price target.
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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. Cisco (CSCO) coverage resumed with a Hold at Stifel. 2. UPS (UPS) was initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital while the firm initiated FedEx (FDX) with a Market Perform. 3. Synchrony (SYF) was initiated with an Overweight at Stephens. The firm also initiated American Express (AXP) and Discover (DFS) with an Underweight. 4. American Airlines (AAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Southwest (LUV) and Allegiant Travel (ALGT) were initiated with a Buy at Citi while the firm initiated JetBlue (JBLU), United Continental (UAL), Alaska Air (ALK), and Hawaiian Holdings (HA) with a Neutral. 5. Juniper (JNPR) coverage resumed at Stifel. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
VA Virgin America
$55.45

-0.05 (-0.09%)

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RAJA
06/14/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $88
RAJA
Outperform
Alaska Air downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Savanthi Syth downgraded Alaska Air Group (ALK) to Outperform saying domestic fare weakness and a lack of clarity on the earnings impact from the acquisition of Virgin America (VA) will delay upside in the shares. The analyst lowered Alaska Air's price target to $88 from $105.
09/23/16
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09/23/16
INITIATION
Target $57
IMPC
In-Line
Virgin America initiated with an In-Line at Imperial Capital
Imperial Capital analyst Michael Derchin started Virgin America with an In-Line rating and $57 price target.
10/11/16
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UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Twitter (TWTR) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Evercore ISI with analyst Ken Sena citing the recent pullback in the shares. 2. Tyson Foods (TSN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Kenneth Zaslow saying he thinks that the company's "strong underlying fundamentals" should enable its fiscal 2017 profits to beat expectations, and he says that the shares are undervalued. 3. Virgin America (VA) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan with analyst Jamie Baker saying regulatory approval of the pending Alaska Air (ALK) takeover "remains more likely than not." 4. Cummins (CMI) was upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral and Caterpillar (CAT) was upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman. 5. Carbonite (CARB) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer with analyst Brian Schwartz saying he sees "substantial upside" from current levels due to valuation and fundamentals. 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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Ellomay Capital

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CG

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VZ

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JPM

JPMorgan

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COF

Capital One

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CMA

Comerica

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GPS

Gap

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Nordstrom

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BRK.A

Berkshire Hathaway

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Berkshire Hathaway

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Anthem

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CMG

Chipotle

$474.47

-7.53 (-1.56%)

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Express Scripts

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CVS

CVS Health

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UnitedHealth

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LITE

Lumentum

$42.75

-1.05 (-2.40%)

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Oclaro

$8.01

0.08 (1.01%)

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Lumentum

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Oclaro

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NeoPhotonics

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Finisar

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Acacia Communications

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COH

Coach

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EPC

Edgewell Personal Care

$71.49

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Procter & Gamble

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CAT

Caterpillar

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RYN

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OSB

Norbord

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PCH

Potlatch

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Universal Forest

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AA

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KALU

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Century Aluminum

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Netflix

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FB

Facebook

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Amazon.com

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Alphabet

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T

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CYH

Community Health

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HCA

HCA Holdings

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LPNT

LifePoint

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THC

Tenet

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UHS

Universal Health

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AET

Aetna

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ANTM

Anthem

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CNC

Centene

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CI

Cigna

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HNT

Health Net

HUM

Humana

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MOH

Molina Healthcare

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UNH

UnitedHealth

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WCG

WellCare

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HRB

H&R Block

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INTU

Intuit

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ATW

Atwood Oceanics

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DO

Diamond Offshore

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NE

Noble Corp.

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NADL

North Atlantic Drilling

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Rowan Companies

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Seadrill

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KBR

KBR

$14.05

-1.43 (-9.24%)

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SMMT

Summit Therapeutics

$11.00

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TKPYY

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

$24.83

0.85 (3.54%)

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FNBC

First NBC Bank

$2.65

-0.2 (-7.02%)

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SGBK

Stonegate Bank

$45.90

-0.52 (-1.12%)

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Provident Financial

$19.23

-0.03 (-0.16%)

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YGE

Yingli Green Energy

$2.66

-0.03 (-1.12%)

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EPC

Edgewell Personal Care

$71.49

-0.14 (-0.20%)

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ORC

Orchid Island Capital

$10.60

-0.33 (-3.02%)

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