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Fortive

$59.19

-0.39 (-0.65%)

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Call buying in Fortive opens a large new position

Call buying in Fortive opens a large new position. 5K Jun 60s for $2.25 when bid-ask was $1.50 to 2.25. Position size, which is tied to 200K shares, is big for this name, as it has just 2.2K aggregate open interest across all strikes. June options capture one earnings cycle in early-May. The stock is down 25c to $59.33 today and has rallied 6.6% since the last earnings report in early-February.

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FTV Fortive
$59.19

-0.39 (-0.65%)

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UPGRADE
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Fortive upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
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UPGRADE
Target $60
FBCO
Outperform
Fortive upgraded to Outperform on valuation, M&A catalysts at Credit Suisse
As previously reported, Credit Suisse upgraded Fortive to Outperform from Neutral and raised its price target to $60 from $54. Analyst Julian Mitchell thinks recent underperformance has created an attractive entry point and views shares as an underappreciated way of playing a short-cycle industrial recovery as well as potential benefits from the incoming Administration. Mitchell expects M&A activity to pick up materially in 2017, which should prove to be a meaningful catalysts for the shares.
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INITIATION
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Fortive initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Jim Giannakouros initiated Fortive with a Perform rating.
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Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. AutoZone (AZO) and O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY) were initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim, while the firm initiated Advance Auto Parts (AAP) with a Neutral. 2 Kansas City Southern (KSU) was initiated with a Buy at Buckingham, while the firm initiated Norfolk Southern (NSC) and Union Pacific (UNP) with a Neutral. 3. Fortive (FTV) initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer. 4. Halliburton (HAL) was initiated with a Buy at SunTrust, while the firm initiated Helmerich & Payne (HP) with a Sell. The firm also initiated Baker Hughes (BHI) and Schlumberger (SLB) with a Hold. 5. Expedia (EXPE) was initiated with a Strong Buy at Miller Tabak, while the firm initiated Priceline (PCLN) with a Buy and TripAdvisor (TRIP) with a Hold. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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New Media

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FSIC

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NVDA

Nvidia

$138.26

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$NSD

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OCRX

Ocera Therapeutics

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$NYE

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MAR

Marriott

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CMG

Chipotle

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Ford

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SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

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Microsoft

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Mallinckrodt

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NSANY

Nissan

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PVG

Pretium Resources

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IWM

iShares Trust Russell 2000 Index Fund

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HTZ

Hertz

$9.25

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