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GIS

General Mills

$61.03

0.575 (0.95%)

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General Mills call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in General Mills with 6,470 calls trading, 3x expected, and implied vol increasing over 1 point to 19.13%. Feb-17 65 calls and Apr-17 65 calls are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 5,500 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.09. Earnings are expected on March 22nd.

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GIS General Mills
$61.03

0.575 (0.95%)

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Sector Perform
General Mills downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
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Sector Perform
General Mills downgraded on volume declines at RBC Capital
As noted earlier, RBC Capital downgraded General Mills to Sector Perform from Outperform. Analyst David Palmer believes that accelerating U.S. volume declines which occurred over the last three months will limit the company's EPS growth. Calling the drops in the company's yogurt volumes "alarming," Palmer trimmed his price target on the shares to $69 from $73.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Valeant (VRX) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst David Risinger saying the thesis that management would stabilize the business and execute asset sales has been wrong. 2. General Mills (GIS) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital with analyst David Palmer saying he believes that accelerating U.S. volume declines which occurred over the last three months will limit the company's EPS growth. 3. Toyota (TM) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie. 4. Zimmer Biomet (ZBH) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS with analyst Matt Miksic citing a survey of 139 U.S. orthopedic surgeons, which he said shows evidence of the share gain potential of Stryker's (SYK) MAKO in the U.S. total knee market. 5. Brinker (EAT) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Andrew Strelzik citing valuation and the company's relatively weak margin outlook. 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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Target $88
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Kraft Heinz upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi
Citi analyst David Driscoll upgraded Kraft Heinz (KHC) to Neutral citing his belief that the company is "gearing up for" for a large accretive transaction in 2017. The analyst believes, however, that such an announcement is reflected in the current valuation. Driscoll favors General Mills (GIS) or Kellogg (K) as targets for Kraft. He raised his price target for the shares to $88 from $81.

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