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BAC

Bank of America

$20.33

0.33 (1.65%)

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Facebook

$121.77

4.75 (4.06%)

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Notable open interest changes for November 22nd

Monday's total option volume of 15.8 million contracts resulted in net open interest growth of 3.34 million calls and 3.04 million puts. Bank of America (BAC), Facebook (FB), Apple (AAPL) and GoPro (GPRO) saw the greatest growth. Top five new positions opened include 33k GoPro (GPRO) Jan-17 6 puts, 24k Bank of America (BAC) 12/2 weekly 21.5 calls, 20k ArcelorMittal (MT) Mar-17 8 calls, 20k ArcelorMittal (MT) Mar-17 6 puts and 19k Microsoft (MSFT) Dec-16 63 calls.

BAC

Bank of America

$20.33

0.33 (1.65%)

FB

Facebook

$121.77

4.75 (4.06%)

AAPL

Apple

$111.73

1.67 (1.52%)

GPRO

GoPro

$9.91

-0.11 (-1.10%)

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BAC Bank of America
$20.33

0.33 (1.65%)

11/16/16
11/16/16
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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. Sysco (SYY) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Edward Kelly saying Sysco shares are up 50% over the last 18 months and now views risk/reward as balanced. 2. Teva (TEVA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies, to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley, and to Neutral from Buy at BTIG. 3. Bank of America (BAC) Capital One (COF) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird while the firm downgraded Fifth Third (FITB) to Underperform from Neutral. 4. Zions Bancorp (ZION) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley and to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein. 5. Yingli Green Energy (YGE) downgraded to Sell from Buy at Axiom while the firm downgraded SolarCity (SCTY) and JA Solar (JASO) to Sell from Hold. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/16/16
11/16/16
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Target $18

Neutral
Bank of America downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird
As previously reported, Baird analyst David George downgraded Bank of America to Neutral from Buy as he believes the post-election rally has largely discounted the potential benefits of rising interest rates, lower taxes, and more aggressive capital return. George raised his price target to $18 from $17 on Bank of America shares.
11/16/16
BARD
11/16/16
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BARD
Neutral
Bank of America downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird
11/15/16
11/15/16
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Neutral
Bank of America downgraded to Neutral on valuation at Guggenheim
As previously reported, Guggenheim downgraded Bank of America to Neutral from Buy and raised its price target to $22 from $19. Analyst Eric Wasserstrom said valuation embeds his above consensus earnings estimate for 2017-18 and any upside will be increasingly driven by macro-factors rather than company specific drivers.
FB Facebook
$121.77

4.75 (4.06%)

11/21/16
DBAB
11/21/16
NO CHANGE
Target $150
DBAB
Buy
Deutsche says buy Facebook following recent weakness
Deutsche Bank analyst Lloyd Walmsley views Facebook's $6B share repurchase beginning in 2017 as a "welcome launch" of a capital return program. The stock represents an "outstanding value" following the recent selloff, Walmsley tells investors in a research note. He recommends that investors add to positions at current levels and keeps a Buy rating on Facebook with a $150 price target.
11/18/16
RBCM
11/18/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Internet stock weakness creates buying opportunity, says RBC Capital
EBC Capital analyst Mark Mahaney says that the 5%-10% decline in Internet stocks since the election has created more attractive long-term opportunities. The analyst does not expect the Trump Administration's policies to have a major impact on the fundamentals of the Internet sector. His favorite large-cap names in the sector are, in order, Netflix (NFLX), Facebook (FB), and Priceline (PCLN). His favorite small-cap names are, in order, Yelp (YELP), Criteo (CRTO), and GoDaddy (GDDY).
11/17/16
PIPR
11/17/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Piper sees Trump-related Internet selloff as 'rare opportunity'
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster says he would be "buying the fear" priced into Internet mega-caps. Concerns of President-Elect Trump's impact on tech companies are being largely extrapolated from sound bites that are unlikely to manifest during Trump's presidency, Munster tells investors in a research note. The selloff in "best-in-class" large cap internet stocks Apple (AAPL), Amazon.com (AMZN), Alphabet (GOOG), Facebook (FB) and Netflix (NFLX) presents a "rare opportunity," Munster writes. He believes Trump's threats towards Amazon are without merit and that net neutrality is unlikely to be reversed. He finds the valuations for each of the mega-caps "very attractive."
11/16/16
BARD
11/16/16
NO CHANGE
Target $155
BARD
Outperform
Facebook updates on metrics don't alter value proposition, says Baird
Baird analyst Colin Sebastian noted that Facebook has identified a number of metrics that were being calculated incorrectly by the company. While significant, Facebook does not currently bill its clients based on any of these metrics, noted Sebastian, who doesn't think the news alters Facebook's core value proposition for users or advertisers. Also, Facebook's plans for a "Measurement Council" should improve client engagement and communication, contends the analyst, who keeps an Outperform rating on the shares and recommends investors continue to add to Facebook positions on weakness.
AAPL Apple
$111.73

1.67 (1.52%)

11/21/16
SBSH
11/21/16
NO CHANGE
Target $16
SBSH
Buy
Citi fields Pandora questions after Amazon on-demand launch
Citi analyst Mark Kelley says he's received a lot of questions from investors over the last few days on the impact from potentially lower prices for Pandora's (P) on-demand offering after Amazon (AMZN) launched a competing service. Amazon's on-demand offering costs $7.99 per month for Prime users, or $3.99 if you only want to listen on your echo device. Non-Prime users must pay $9.99 per month. The launch by Amazon has caused some speculation in the press that Apple (AAPL) is going to lower its prices, Kelley tells investors in a research note. The analyst does not expect Pandora to lower the price of on-demand to $7.99 per month. Kelley still believes on-demand music is the way the industry moves forward and he remains bullish on Pandora's long-term opportunity. The analyst has a Buy rating on the shares with a $16 price target.
11/21/16
OPCO
11/21/16
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Perform
Apple to become more reliant on the iPhone, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Andrew Uerkwitz believes Apple "lacks the courage" to lead the next generation of innovation, and instead will become more reliant than ever on the iPhone. Over the next decade, the analyst expects the stock to generally underperform the market, noting however that the stock did and could outperform in years with radical redesigns. He reiterates a Perform rating on the shares.
11/21/16
OPCO
11/21/16
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Oppenheimer recommends buying Technology, Energy ahead of breakout
Oppenheimer analyst Ari Wald says that the S&P 500's bullish reversal of its eight-week downtrend is confirming the start of a year-end rally, and cyclical stocks should be owned given resuming strength in the index's long-term trend. The analyst thinks the current opportunity is to buy Technology and Energy ahead of a breakout, namely Apple (AAPL), Seagate (STX), Skyworks (SWKS), Western Digital (WDC), Apache (APA), Chevron (CVX), Halliburton (HAL), and Helmerich & Payne (HP).
11/21/16
ADAM
11/21/16
NO CHANGE
Target $140
ADAM
Buy
Apple continues to dominate industry operating profits, says Canaccord
Canaccord analyst T. Michael Walkley said Apple captured a strong share of the premium-tier global smartphone market during Q3 and believes they will continue to extend their leading market share position. He noted Apple will continue to generate strong profit share despite iPhone sales moderating in North America over the past several weeks. Walkley expects steady iPhone 7 sales will help Apple return to growth in Q1 2017 and reiterated his Buy rating and $140 price target on the shares.
GPRO GoPro
$9.91

-0.11 (-1.10%)

11/09/16
RAJA
11/09/16
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RAJA
Market Perform
GoPro downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
11/09/16
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Market Perform
GoPro downgraded to Market Perform after drone recall at Raymond James
As previously reported, Raymond James downgraded GoPro to Market Perform from Outperform following the company's announcement of an immediate recall of the roughly 2,500 Karma drones purchased since launch on October 23.. Analyst Tavis McCourt is concerned about GoPro's brand image following a 12-18 month period of product management missteps and its ability to broaden its product portfolio into different areas. McCourt didn't make any changes to 2016 estimates but is less comfortable in potential upside and sustainability of growth in 2017 and beyond.
11/09/16
DOTC
11/09/16
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DOTC
Sell
GoPro downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Dougherty
Dougherty downgraded GoPro to Sell from Neutral and lowered its price target to $6 following the drone recall. The analyst is concerned about management's multiple operational stumbles, weak Hero 5 demand, and elevated valuation.
11/09/16
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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. JPMorgan (JPM) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird with analyst David George noting the stock's outperformance and the higher re-rating of its valuation multiple. 2. GoPro (GPRO) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush, to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James, and to Sell from Neutral at Dougherty. 3. Universal Health (UHS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill, to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho, and to Market Perform from Outperform at Avondale. 4. Globus Medical (GMED) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at JMP Securities, to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer, and to Market Perform from Outperform at William Blair. 5. Delphi (DLPH) and Magna (MGA) were downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill while the firm downgraded Lear (LEA), American Axle (AXL), Adient (ADNT), and BorgWarner (BWA) to Underperform from Neutral. 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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