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UNG

United States Natural Gas Fund

$7.71

-0.08 (-1.03%)

, ZIOP

ZIOPHARM

$6.14

-0.27 (-4.21%)

08:45
11/23/16
11/23
08:45
11/23/16
08:45

Largest borrow rate increases among liquid names

Latest data shows the largest indicative borrow rate increases among liquid option names include: UNG (UNG) 1.22% +0.16, Ziopharm (ZIOP) 14.77% +0.03, ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 (SDS) 1.63% +0.02, GDXJ (GDXJ) 0.34% +0.01, Chesapeake (CHK) 0.45% +0.01, and Consumer Staples Sector SPDR (XLP) 0.78% +0.01.

UNG

United States Natural Gas Fund

$7.71

-0.08 (-1.03%)

ZIOP

ZIOPHARM

$6.14

-0.27 (-4.21%)

SDS

UltraShort S&P500 ProShares

$15.73

-0.05 (-0.32%)

CHK

Chesapeake

$6.44

0.08 (1.26%)

XLP

Consumer Staples Sector SPDR

$51.10

0.26 (0.51%)

  • 03

    Dec

UNG United States Natural Gas Fund
$7.71

-0.08 (-1.03%)

ZIOP ZIOPHARM
$6.14

-0.27 (-4.21%)

12/04/15
12/04/15
INITIATION

On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: Affimed Therapeutics (AFMD) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... American Farmland (AFCO) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James... Amgen (AMGN) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo... Applied Genetic (AGTC) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... BCE (BCE) initiated with a Buy at Goldman... Capital Product (CPLP) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital... Celestica (CLS) initiated with a Neutral at B. Riley... Colfax (CFX) initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer... Dimension Therapeutics (DMTX) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Dover (DOV) initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer... Fate Therapeutics (FATE) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... FibroGen (FGEN) initiated with a Buy at Citi... Finish Line (FINL) initiated with a Hold at BB&T... Five Prime (FPRX) resumed with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Foot Locker (FL) initiated with a Buy at BB&T... GWG Holdings (GWGH) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital... General Growth (GGP) initiated with an Outperform at Boenning & Scattergood... GigOptix (GIG) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee CRT... Halozyme (HALO) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Hasbro (HAS) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies... Infinera (INFN) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James... Inphi (IPHI) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee CRT... Inter Parfums (IPAR) initiated with an Overweight at KeyBanc... Intercept (ICPT) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo... Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... LinkedIn (LNKD) initiated with a Buy at Nomura... Macerich (MAC) initiated with an Outperform at Boenning & Scattergood... Markit (MRKT) initiated with a Hold at Cantor... Mattel (MAT) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies... Maximus (MMS) initiated with a Buy at Stifel... MyoKardia (MYOK) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Nimble Storage (NMBL) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan... OncoMed (OMED) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Patriot National (PN) initiated with a Buy at Compass Point... Pennsylvania REIT (PEI) initiated with a Neutral at Boenning & Scattergood... Pixelworks (PXLW) initiated with a Buy at Craig-Hallum... Qualcomm (QCOM) initiated with an Overweight at Pacific Crest... Regeneron (REGN) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Regulus (RGLS) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Rogers Communications (RCI) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman... Rouse Properties (RSE) initiated with a Neutral at Boenning & Scattergood... Sangamo (SGMO) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Sanmina (SANM) initiated with a Buy at B. Riley... Simon Property (SPG) initiated with an Outperform at Boenning & Scattergood... TELUS (TU) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman... TESARO (TSRO) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Tokai Pharmaceuticals (TKAI) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... Vitae Pharmaceuticals (VTAE) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... ZIOPHARM (ZIOP) initiated with an Underperform at Wells Fargo... bluebird bio (BLUE) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo.
06/02/16
RAJA
06/02/16
INITIATION
RAJA
Market Perform
ZIOPHARM initiated with a Market Perform at Raymond James
07/15/16
JMPS
07/15/16
NO CHANGE
Target $42
JMPS
Outperform
JMP says ZIOPHARM trial death doesn't read through to other Intrexon programs
JMP Securities analyst Jason Butler said he views the patient death in ZIOPHARM's (ZIOP) Ad-RTS-IL-12 GBM trial as "possibly or even likely due to the study drug" and acknowledges the need for caution regarding the potential safety concerns of Ad-RTS-IL-12. However, while the trial death raises questions, Butler contends it has no read through to partner Intrexon's (XON) broader oncology programs. The analyst, who notes there are multiple other programs in or entering the clinic under the collaborations between ZIOPHARM and Intrexon, keeps an Outperform rating and $42 price target on Intrexon shares.
08/10/16
WELS
08/10/16
UPGRADE
WELS
Market Perform
ZIOPHARM upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Jim Birchenough upgraded ZIOPHARM Oncology to Market Perform citing valuation following the company's Q2 results. The analyst keeps a $5-$8 price target range for the shares.
SDS UltraShort S&P500 ProShares
$15.73

-0.05 (-0.32%)

CHK Chesapeake
$6.44

0.08 (1.26%)

10/25/16
RBCM
10/25/16
UPGRADE
RBCM
Sector Perform
Chesapeake upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital
10/25/16
RBCM
10/25/16
UPGRADE
RBCM
Sector Perform
Chesapeake upgraded on lower costs, improved margin outlook at RBC Capital
As noted earlier, RBC Capital upgraded Chesapeake to Sector Perform from Underperform. As reasons for the upgrade, analyst Scott Hanold cites what he sees as the company's lower cost structure, improved, longer term margin outlook, and "balance sheet enhancements." He thinks that the company's debt reduction targets "look achievable," while the company's long-term outlook is "compelling." Target to $8 from $7.
10/25/16
10/25/16
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. Time Warner (TWX) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush with analyst James Dix saying he expects the acquisition by AT&T (T) to go through. 2. McCormick (MKC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst Robert Moskow saying the recent selloff in shares provides an opportunity for investors to capitalize on structural demand growth in the spices and seasonings category. 3. Swift Transportation (SWFT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Thomas Wadewitz saying the company's third quarter results showed "solid execution." 4. Chesapeake (CHK) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Stephens and to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital. 5. Agnico Eagle (AEM) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Phil Russo citing the recent pullback in shares and operational performance year-to-date. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/10/16
JEFF
11/10/16
UPGRADE
Target $5
JEFF
Hold
Chesapeake upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Jonathan Wolff upgraded Chesapeake Energy to Hold citing valuation and the company's "firmer financial footing." The analyst keeps a $5 price target for the shares.
XLP Consumer Staples Sector SPDR
$51.10

0.26 (0.51%)

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GM

General Motors

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