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Expedia

$131.93

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Expedia attracts one day put buyers

Expedia attracts one day put buyers. The stock off 7c to $131.86 and small lots of Apr 132 puts trade across the exchanges for 20c when bid-ask was 5 to 20c. 5.6K trade total. Open interest is 143 and the market is now 20 to 30c. Earnings next week, but these puts expire today.

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EXPE Expedia
$131.93

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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. Expedia (EXPE) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi with analyst Mark May citing greater comfort in the growth of the company's hotel business. The analyst, who noted that recently disclosed room night and bookings growth at HomeAway gives him a more bullish view on its long-term growth, raised his price target on Expedia shares to $130 from $116. 2. Helmerich & Payne (HP) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein with analyst Colin Davies citing higher U.S. rig demand and valuation. Target to $84 from $86. 3. Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Kevin Grundy saying that its recently-acquired Bai brand is an underappreciated growth platform for the company. He expects Bai to contribute 2-3 points to Dr Pepper's core sales growth over the next 3-5 years and increased his 2017-18 organic sales and EPS forecasts. Grundy increased his price target on Dr Pepper shares to $115 from $98. 4. KeyCorp (KEY) upgraded to Outperform from Hold at Evercore ISI. 5. Southern Company (SO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Anthony Crowdell saying he thinks the company will be able to deliver on its 5% earnings per share growth target given all the levers available to pull. He also believes investors are pricing in a Kemper scenario that is worse than worst-case and sees the Vogtle nuclear project is less of a concern than is factored in at current levels, Crowdell tells investors. He raised his price target on Southern Company shares to $56 from $50. 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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Expedia upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst Tom White upgraded Expedia to Outperform and raised its price target to $144 from $123 on re-accelerating core growth and reset investor expectations for HomeAway. White said Expedia is making needed investments to realize the long-term monetization potential of HomeAway (AWAY) views valuation as reasonable.
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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. Netflix (NFLX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Doug Mitchelson saying momentum in Europe and Latin American, coupled with modest improvements in Japan, should drive upside to the first quarter subscriber guidance. Further, the analyst says Netflix's leadership positions in the U.S., U.K. and Canada "appear secure." The analyst expects Q1 international net additions of 4.1M versus Netflix's guidance and consensus of 3.7M. Mitchelson believes concerns regarding competition and content costs are misplaced. 2. FedEx (FDX) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Fadi Chamoun saying the company should benefit from the improved outlook for the U.S. industrial sector and from the bottoming of the operating margins of its ground business. Chamoun adds that the company's capital spending should "moderate in coming years," while its valuation provides "a margin of safety." 3. Expedia (EXPE) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie with analyst Tom White citing re-accelerating core growth and reset investor expectations for HomeAway. White said Expedia is making needed investments to realize the long-term monetization potential of HomeAway (AWAY) views valuation as reasonable. 4. Garmin (GRMN) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman with analyst Simona Jankowski saying the risk/reward is balanced following the recent underperformance. The analyst no longer sees downside to consensus estimates, and expects a return to growth in 2018. Jankowski raised her price target for Garmin shares to $52 from $48. 5. Alcoa (AA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman with analyst Andrew Quail saying China's capacity cuts are improving industry dynamics. Quail expects Alcoa to generate a 12% free cash yield on average through 2018 amid higher aluminum and alumina prices. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
04/07/17
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Cowen travel agent survey positive for Sabre, Travelport and Expedia
Cowen conducted a travel agent survey to gauge trends on sentiment, demand for airline products, dynamics in the Global Distribution System marketplace, and participation in online travel affiliate programs. The agents skewed bullish overall and the survey was positive for Sabre (SABR), Travelport (TVPT), and Expedia (EXPE), the firm reported. The survey showed meaningful demand for economy products, controlled GDS incentive payment growth, and a majority of respondents said selling ancillary airline services is not financially worthwhile for them, Cowen's analysts noted.

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