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ABX

Barrick Gold

$15.29

-0.07 (-0.46%)

, UA

Under Armour

$30.95

-1.36 (-4.21%)

07:30
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11/21
07:30
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07:30

Unusual put flow in option market yesterday

Notable put activity was cited Friday in Barrick Gold (ABX), Under Armour (UA), Newmont Mining (NEM), Goldcorp (GG), and HCP (HCP).

ABX

Barrick Gold

$15.29

-0.07 (-0.46%)

UA

Under Armour

$30.95

-1.36 (-4.21%)

NEM

Newmont Mining

$32.69

-0.01 (-0.03%)

GG

Goldcorp

$13.32

-0.09 (-0.67%)

HCP

HCP

$28.68

-0.08 (-0.28%)

  • 01

    Dec

ABX Barrick Gold
$15.29

-0.07 (-0.46%)

10/05/16
GSCO
10/05/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $27
GSCO
Buy
Barrick Gold downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
Goldman analyst Andrew Quail removed Barrick Gold from the Conviction Buy List to reflect increased macro headwinds negatively impacting gold prices. The analyst maintains his Buy rating and $27 price target and said its self-help story remains intact.
10/03/16
DBAB
10/03/16
UPGRADE
DBAB
Buy
Barrick, Freeport, Pan American upgraded to Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Jorge Beristain noted that while commodity prices rallied in Q3 Metals & Mining companies continued to get their "financial houses in order" and he expects the trend to continue for the next few quarters. The analyst, who recommends investing in non-integrated companies as well as building Precious exposure, is upgrading several stocks in the sector, including Barrick Gold (ABX), Freeport McMoRan (FCX), Pan American Silver (PAAS), all to Buy from Hold. The analyst also upgraded a number of others in the sector to Hold from Sell this morning.
10/05/16
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Barrick Gold (ABX) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman with analyst Andrew Quail citing increased macro headwinds negatively impacting gold prices. 2. Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS. 3. Gigamon (GIMO) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James and to Neutral from Buy at DA Davidson. 4. iRadimed (IRMD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Roth Capital. 5. Trinity Biotech (TRIB) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens with analyst Drew Jones citing the announcement of the withdrawal of Meritas Troponin test from FDA consideration. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/03/16
10/03/16
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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. Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD) were upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst P.J. Juvekar citing he opportunity presented by the proposed merger. 2. Freeport McMoRan (FCX), Barrick Gold (ABX), and Pan American Silver (PAAS) were upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank. 3. LogMeln (LOGM) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Raimo Lenschow saying the pending merger with Citrix's (CTXS) divested GoTo assets creates a "great new opportunity." 4. Halliburton (HAL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe General. 5. Coty (COTY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Olivia Tong saying she believes Coty is at the beginning of a potential transformation with the pending closure of the P&G Beauty deal this week that could bring increased scale as well as a more targeted operational structure. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
UA Under Armour
$30.95

-1.36 (-4.21%)

10/26/16
COWN
10/26/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $35
COWN
Market Perform
Under Armour downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen
Cowen analyst John Kernan downgraded Under Armour to Market Perform and lowered its price target to $35 from $46 citing the structural change towards increased investment. The analyst said increased investments and stiffening competitive environment will pressure margins until the brand gains more scale.
10/26/16
RHCO
10/26/16
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Under Armour 'fundamentals intact,' says SunTrust
After Under Armour cut its long-term operating income guidance, SunTrust analyst Pamela Quintiliano says that the reduced guidance reflects increased investments and a negative mix shift to footwear and international. However, the analyst thinks that the company's fundamentals remain intact. Moreover, she thinks that the company will benefit from colder weather this winter than in winter 2015, as well as its entrance into Kohl's (KSS) and product innovations. She cut her price target to $40 from $55 but keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
10/26/16
ATLE
10/26/16
DOWNGRADE
ATLE
Neutral
Under Armour downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities
10/26/16
OPCO
10/26/16
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Perform
Under Armour slower North America trends negative for Nike, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Anna Andreeva notes that Under Armour (UA) is seeing slower trends in North America while investing to gain share in footwear, which she sees as negative for Nike (NKE) that has a more mature apparel than the former and twice its size. Further, the analyst believes the recent traffic malaise may not be necessarily company-specific, and says athletic is slowing. She reiterates a Perform rating on Under Armour's shares.
NEM Newmont Mining
$32.69

-0.01 (-0.03%)

11/03/16
JPMS
11/03/16
UPGRADE
JPMS
Overweight
Newmont Mining upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst John Bridges upgraded Newmont Mining to Overweight from Neutral and raised his December 2017 price target to $43 from $41, noting the increased interest in gold in part on political uncertainty ahead of next week's election. Newmont has been one of the most successful of the major miners in both reducing its debt and improving its production profile, Bridges tells investors.
11/03/16
JPMS
11/03/16
UPGRADE
JPMS
Overweight
Newmont Mining upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
08/09/16
MSCO
08/09/16
INITIATION
Target $41
MSCO
Equal Weight
Newmont Mining initiated with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
Target $41.
10/17/16
LEHM
10/17/16
UPGRADE
Target $45
LEHM
Overweight
Newmont Mining upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Matthew Korn upgraded Newmont Mining to Overweight citing an "attractive" set of near-term catalysts around a higher dividend and the initiation of Ghana projects. The analyst keeps a $45 price target for the shares.
GG Goldcorp
$13.32

-0.09 (-0.67%)

10/03/16
DBAB
10/03/16
UPGRADE
DBAB
Hold
Goldcorp upgraded to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank
10/20/16
DESJ
10/20/16
UPGRADE
DESJ
Buy
Goldcorp upgraded to Buy from Hold at Desjardins
10/24/16
ADAM
10/24/16
UPGRADE
ADAM
Buy
Goldcorp upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord
10/24/16
ADAM
10/24/16
UPGRADE
ADAM
Buy
Goldcorp upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord
Canaccord Genuity analyst Tony Lesiak upgraded Goldcorp to Buy and lowered his price target for the shares to C$25 from C$27.
HCP HCP
$28.68

-0.08 (-0.28%)

11/21/16
MZHO
11/21/16
UPGRADE
MZHO
Buy
HCP upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho
11/04/16
RBCM
11/04/16
UPGRADE
RBCM
Sector Perform
HCP upgraded on removal of overhangs at RBC Capital
As noted earlier, RBC Capital upgraded HCP (HCP) to Sector Perform from Underperform. Analyst Michael Carroll says that the spin off of HCP's ManorCare portfolio and its transactions with Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) eliminate what had been his biggest concerns about HCP. He thinks that HCP's leverage has increased following the transactions, while its portfolio has improved significantly. Target to $30 from $35.
11/04/16
RBCM
11/04/16
UPGRADE
RBCM
Sector Perform
HCP upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital
11/02/16
STFL
11/02/16
UPGRADE
STFL
Hold
HCP upgraded on spin off, asset sales at Stifel
As noted earlier, Stifel upgraded HCP to Hold from Sell. Analyst Chad Vanacore says that the company's spin off of its skilled nursing leases, which he says had low rent coverage, remove "the major overhang" on the stock. Additionally, he believes that the company's recent asset sales have also strengthened its portfolio. Target to $31 from $33.

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