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CTRP

Ctrip.com

$40.99

-0.88 (-2.10%)

, CLF

Cliffs Natural

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Unusually active option classes on open November 25th

Unusual total active option classes on open include: Ctrip.com (CTRP), Cliffs Natural (CLF), Verizon (VZ), and Vale (VALE).

CTRP

Ctrip.com

$40.99

-0.88 (-2.10%)

CLF

Cliffs Natural

VZ

Verizon

VALE

Vale

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    Dec

  • 24

    Jan

CTRP Ctrip.com
$40.99

-0.88 (-2.10%)

11/25/16
JPMS
11/25/16
NO CHANGE
Target $55
JPMS
Overweight
JPMorgan turning more positive on Ctrip.com outlook
JPMorgan analyst Alex Yao says he's turning more positive on Ctrip.com's profit outlook following the company's Q3 results. The company's operating efficiency is improving while Qunar is turning profitable, Yao tells investors in a research note. The analyst views the Skyscanner acquisition as "solid progress" toward expanding into the addressable market for the outbound travel business. He maintains an Overweight rating on Ctrip.com with a $55 price target. The Chinese travel service provider is up $3.51 to $44.50 in pre-market trading.
11/25/16
HSBC
11/25/16
UPGRADE
HSBC
Buy
Ctrip.com upgraded to Buy from Hold at HSBC (yesterday)
11/25/16
SBSH
11/25/16
NO CHANGE
Target $55
SBSH
Buy
Ctrip.com strengthening position in global travel market, says Citi
Citi analyst Alicia Yap views Ctrip.com's Q3 results as "solid" and keeps a Buy rating on the shares with a slightly reduced price target of $55. The company, after dominating the China online travel booking landscape, is "stepping up its positioning" in the global online travel market via recent acquisitions, Yap tells investors in a research note. Ctrip has enhanced its global product offerings for both air and hotels, the analyst contends.
11/25/16
BMUR
11/25/16
NO CHANGE
Target $54
BMUR
Buy
Ctrip.com represents unique investment opportunity, says Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Fawne Jiang said Ctrip.com represents a unique opportunity for investors. The analyst sees a number of levers in the business model that appear to be ready to play out in the coming years, including consolidation in the domestic travel market, strategic investments in overseas resources, its acquisition of Skyscanner, and a strengthening of its market leading position in China. Jiang reiterated her Buy rating and raised her price target to $54 from $52 on Ctrip shares.
CLF Cliffs Natural

11/14/16
MSCO
11/14/16
UPGRADE
Target $9
MSCO
Equal Weight
Cliffs Natural upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Evan Kurtz upgraded Cliffs Natural to Equal Weight and raised its price target to $9 from $3. The analyst believes the Trump victory has led to the first "credible long-term investment case" for steel equities for the first time in a decade and expects Trump's proposals for infrastructure spending and trade protection to add to demand and curb import supply. Kurtz said Cliffs is leveraged to HRC steel prices ad will benefit from higher blast furnace operating rates.
10/07/16
FBCO
10/07/16
INITIATION
Target $2
FBCO
Underperform
Cliffs Natural reinstated with an Underperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Curt Woodworth reinstated Cliffs Natural with an Underperform and a $2 price target primarily due to a bearish view on iron ore.
07/18/16
CLKS
07/18/16
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CLKS
Neutral
Cliffs Natural upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Clarksons Platou
07/12/16
JPMS
07/12/16
NO CHANGE
Target $10.5
JPMS
Overweight
Cliffs Natural price target raised to $10.50 from $7 at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Michael Gambardella raised his price target for Cliffs Natural Resources to $10.50 and keeps an Overweight rating on the name. The recent bankruptcy of Essar Steel Minnesota has further solidified Cliffs' "defensible business model," Gambardella tells investors in a research note. The short interest in the name, at 43% of outstanding float, is "extremely high despite the wave of positive developments," the analyst contends. He sees a likely positive catalyst from near-term earnings beats amid higher steel pricing.
VZ Verizon

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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. Verizon (VZ) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Drexel Hamilton with analyst Barry Sine ting valuation, and expectations for earnings acceleration driven by wireless revenue growth, Internet of Things acquisitions, and reduced losses from strategic media investments. 2. 3M (MMM) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Scott Davis saying the negative earnings revision cycle is nearing an end and the recent pullback in the shares has created an attractive entry point. 3. CarMax (KMX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Rod Lache saying the company should benefit as the value equation shifts to used versus new cars. 4. Dick's Sporting upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen with analyst John Kernan citing Dick's market share gains, customer satisfaction, and accelerated traffic trends, saying that they all suggest momentum in its business. 5. Kinder Morgan (KMI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital and to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/27/16
JEFF
10/27/16
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Oclaro, Lumentum pullbacks a buying opportunity, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst James Kisner attributes today's weakness in shares of Oclaro (OCLR), Lumentum (LITE) and Finisar (FNSR) to "misguided sympathy" with Infinera (INFN), which reported results last night and commented on softness at some carrier and bandwidth wholesale customers. Infinera is facing company specific issues and doesn't have exposure to China or the Verizon (VZ)metro 100G buildout, which are both major drivers for Oclaro and Lumentum, said Kisner, who recommends using today's pullback in those two names as a buying opportunity.
10/24/16
DRXL
10/24/16
UPGRADE
DRXL
Buy
Verizon upgraded to Buy on earnings acceleration at Drexel Hamilton
Drexel Hamilton analyst Barry Sine upgraded Verizon to Buy with a $54 price target citing valuation, and expectations for earnings acceleration driven by wireless revenue growth, IoT acquisitions, and reduced losses from strategic media investments.
10/24/16
DRXL
10/24/16
UPGRADE
DRXL
Buy
Verizon upgraded to Buy from Hold at Drexel Hamilton
VALE Vale

10/20/16
IBBA
10/20/16
UPGRADE
IBBA
Outperform
Vale upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Itau BBA
09/21/16
LEHM
09/21/16
UPGRADE
Target $4
LEHM
Equal Weight
Vale upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Amos Fletcher upgraded Vale to Equal Weight with a $4 price target.
09/12/16
JPMS
09/12/16
UPGRADE
Target $7
JPMS
Overweight
Vale upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Rodolfo Angele upgrade Vale to Overweight saying he now expects the company to post positive free cash flow in 2017 and beyond amid more supportive iron ore prices. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $7 from $5.
11/01/16
SBSH
11/01/16
UPGRADE
SBSH
Neutral
Vale upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi

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