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ZIOP

ZIOPHARM

$6.45

0.31 (5.05%)

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12:45

Ziopharm call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in Ziopharm with 2,856 calls trading, 1.1x expected, and implied vol increasing over 21 points to 112.70%. Dec-16 7 calls and Dec-16 9 calls are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 1,100 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.07. Earnings are expected on February 23rd.

  • 03

    Dec

ZIOP ZIOPHARM
$6.45

0.31 (5.05%)

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.
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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.

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