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LYB

LyondellBasell

$86.06

-0.61 (-0.70%)

11:20
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Defensive options play opened in LyondellBasell

Defensive options play opened in LyondellBasell. 5.5K Dec 85 puts bought for $1.48, untied. Dec 72.5 puts are the next most active in the name with 2K traded. Total options volume is nearly 4X daily average at 7.8K puts and 2K calls. Increased activity comes ahead of a presentation at a Citi Basic Materials Conference on 11/29.

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LYB LyondellBasell
$86.06

-0.61 (-0.70%)

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JPMS
06/23/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $80
JPMS
Neutral
LyondellBasell downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Jeffrey Zekauskas downgraded LyondellBasell to Neutral from Overweight citing his expectations for increased capital expenditures and the fact that ethane now trades at a premium to its fuel value. Zekauskas lowered his price target on LyondellBasell shares to $80 from $100.
06/27/16
RBCM
06/27/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $84
RBCM
Sector Perform
LyondellBasell downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Arun Viswanathan downgraded LyondellBasell to Sector Perform and lowered its price target to $84 from $100. The analyst sees limited near-term catalysts given soft ethylene and polyethylene momentum and is cautious on the large increase of ethylene capacity in 2017/18 and potentially higher ethane prices, combined with higher capex needs.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on the today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. UBS (UBS) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral by JPMorgan analyst Kian Abouhossein, who cut his estimates for European banks following the Brexit vote. The analyst also downgraded Barclays (BCS) Deustche Bank (DB), Lloyds Banking (LYG) and Credit Suisse (CS) to Neutral from Overweight and RBS (RBS) to Underweight from Neutral. Barclays was also downgraded at Jefferies, BofA/Merrill and Exane BNP Paribas, RBS was also downgraded at RBC Capital, Societe Generale, Jefferies, BofA/Merrill and Exane BNP Paribas and Lloyds was also downgraded at Barclays and BofA/Merrill. 2. Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman by analyst Stefan Burgstaller, who cited slower European volume growth, a weaker North American market outlook in out years and updated currency assumptions following the UK referendum. The analyst cut his price target for the shares to $8 from $12.80. 3. LyondellBasell (LYB) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital by analyst Arun Viswanathan, who sees limited near-term catalysts given soft ethylene and polyethylene momentum and is cautious on the large increase of ethylene capacity in 2017/18 and potentially higher ethane prices, combined with higher capex needs. The analyst cut his price target to $84 from $100. 4. AGCO (AGCO) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan by analyst Ann Duignan, who cited weakening fundamentals in European agriculture. The company has the greatest exposure to Europe in our Machinery coverage, Duignan told investors in a research note. She cut her price target for the shares to $44 from $47. The analyst this morning also downgraded PACCAR (PCAR) and Parker-Hannifin (PH) to Underweight from Neutral. 5. NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill by analysts led by Vivek Arya, who lowered his price target to $90 from $100. Analysts lowered estimates given the company's heavy exposure to the Auto segment and industrial/infrastructure segment and likely pressure on top-line growth from Brexit. The analyst is less confidence NXP can grow top line year-over-year in 2016/17 and said the Freescale (FSL) acquisition and shareholder sales creates an overhang. 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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10/13/16
INITIATION
Target $95
TUDR
Buy
LyondellBasell initiated with a Buy at Tudor Pickering
Tudor Pickering analyst Matthew Blair initiated LyondellBasell with a Buy and a $95 price target.

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