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DE

Deere

$92.41

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Deere draws increased put activity ahead of earnings

Deere draws increased put activity ahead of earnings. Dec 89 puts are most active with 8.3K traded against 20 in open interest. The flow includes a sweep of 7.5K for $1.32 across multiple exchanges and is a buyer. Mar 85 puts are seeing notable interest as well, with 6.7K contracts changing hands. Nov 25th 90, Dec 90, and Dec 75 puts are the next most actives. Total volume is nearly 3:1 lopsided at 35K puts and 12K calls. Meanwhile, the at-the-money Weekly straddle is trading at 5.2% of spot and matching the average daily post earnings move of 5.3% over the past two years. The previous report triggered a 13.5% rally on 8/19.

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DE Deere
$92.41

0.11 (0.12%)

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Deere upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird
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Target $100
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Outperform
Deere upgraded to Outperform at Baird
As reported previously, Baird analyst Mircea Dobre raised his rating on Deere to Outperform from Neutral, noting that North American large ag equipment is back to multi-decade lows and there is a sign of demand emerging outside the U.S. and there are meaningful cost savings in the pipeline. Dobre reiterated his Outperform rating and raised his price target to $100 from $86 on Deere shares.
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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. Ford (F) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Daiwa. 2. Chevron (CVX) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman with analyst Neil Mehta saying that after a decade of relatively flat production, the company is positioned for "strong volume improvement." 3. Fossil (FOSL) upgraded to Mixed from Negative at OTR Global with the firm saying checks indicate the response to Michael Kors (KORS) watches has been strong. 4. ADTRAN (ADTN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Northland with analyst Tim Savageaux citing the share pullback over merger concerns of its top customer CenturyLink (CTL). 5. Deere (DE) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird with analyst Mircea Dobre saying that North American large ag equipment is back to multi-decade lows and there is a sign of demand emerging outside the U.S. and there are meaningful cost savings in the pipeline. 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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Deustche says infrastructure upside not fully priced into Machinery names
Deutsche Bank analyst Nicole DeBlase expects infrastructure stimulus to be more of a 2018 "earnings tailwind" with legislation unlikely until the spring of 2017 at the earliest. She's skeptical that the rally in Machinery stocks can continue for an extended amount of time, but feels only 50% of the total benefit has been priced in, to date. Caterpillar (CAT) is the best way to play a U.S. infrastructure stimulus, DeBlase tells investors in a research note. She raised her price target for the shares to $102 from $95. The analyst also raised her price target for Buy-rated Oshkosh (OSK) to $72 from $65, for Hold-rated Deere (DE) to $95 from $90 and for Sell-rated CNH Industrial (CNHI) to $7.20 from $6.24.

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