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Abercrombie & Fitch

$15.74

-0.54 (-3.32%)

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Abercrombie & Fitch put volume heavy and directionally bearish

Bearish flow noted in Abercrombie & Fitch with 6,398 puts trading, or 5x expected. Most active are 11/4 weekly 15 puts and 11/4 weekly 14 puts, with total volume in those strikes near 5,000 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 6.28, while ATM IV is up over 3 points on the day. Earnings are expected on November 18th.

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ANF Abercrombie & Fitch
$15.74

-0.54 (-3.32%)

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Target $44
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Macy's upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Paul Lejuez upgraded Macy's (M) to Buy saying an attractive free cash flow and dividend yield makes the risk/reward attractive at current levels. While the long term structural challenges to department stores are unlikely to go away, Macy's is "doing the right things for the business," Lejuez tells investors in a research note. He calls the retailer "one of the stronger horses in the race" and sees upcoming quarterly results as potential catalysts. Lejuez keeps a $44 price target for Macy's shares. The analyst points out that Macy's 4.4% dividend yielding 4.4% trails only Kohl's (KSS) and Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) among the retailers he covers. Macy's closed yesterday down 59c to $34.68.
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Abercrombie & Fitch downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc
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Abercrombie & Fitch downgraded to Sector Weight at KeyBanc
As previously reported, KeyBanc analyst Jessica Schmidt downgraded Abercrombie & Fitch to Sector Weight from Overweight after the firm's proprietary promotional database and channel checks suggest that promotions at its Abercrombie and Hollister brands are higher than at this time last year. The elevated promotions add to other headwinds, including the fact that the teen space is "overstored" and faces soft consumer demand and weak tourism, said Schmidt.
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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. Tesla (TSLA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman with analyst David Tamberrino saying he sees incremental risk to Tesla's business related to management's willingness to deploy capital for M&A, and he believes that any delay in the company's new Model 3 launch will be detrimental to shares. 2. JPMorgan (JPM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill with analyst Jeffery Harte citing relative share outperformance. 3. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc with analyst Jessica Schmidt saying the elevated promotions add to other headwinds, including the fact that the teen space is "overstored" and faces soft consumer demand and weak tourism. 4. American Express (AXP) downgraded to Reduce from Neutral at Nomura with analyst Bill Carcache saying the combination of weaker than expected revenues and higher than expected expenses will weigh on the shares. 5. Lowe's (LOW) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Cleveland Research. 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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