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WFC

Wells Fargo

$45.65

0.32 (0.71%)

, KGC

Kinross Gold

$3.64

0.12 (3.41%)

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Unusual put flow in option market yesterday

Notable put activity was cited Monday in Wells Fargo (WFC), Kinross (KGC), TakeTwo Interactive Software (TTWO), and Nymox Pharmaceutical (NYMX).

WFC

Wells Fargo

$45.65

0.32 (0.71%)

KGC

Kinross Gold

$3.64

0.12 (3.41%)

TTWO

Take-Two

$43.77

-0.92 (-2.06%)

NYMX

Nymox

$3.25

0.02 (0.62%)

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WFC Wells Fargo
$45.65

0.32 (0.71%)

10/10/16
UBSW
10/10/16
UPGRADE
Target $44
UBSW
Neutral
Wells Fargo upgraded to Neutral from Sell at UBS
UBS analyst Brennan Hawken upgraded Wells Fargo to Neutral saying the risk/reward appears more balanced after the significant underperformance of the shares. The analyst believes Wells' earnings outlook remains uncertain, however. He keeps a $44 price target for the shares.
10/04/16
10/04/16
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Wells Fargo (WFC) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst David Long saying the fallout from the unauthorized account openings will result in continued under performance. The analyst said several additional investigations, lawsuits, and fines have been announced, resulting in a still cloudy outlook. 2. Kinder Morgan (KMI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel analyst Selman Akyol citing valuation. 3. GrubHub (GRUB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst John Egbert citing valuation. 4. Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Evercore ISI with analyst Robert Ottenstein saying reports that Bai Brands is looking for a new owner are credible and could change investor's psychology on the stock and its Allied Brands business. 5. Dollar Tree (DLTR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Cleveland Research with the firm saying sales trends appear to have slowed further at Family Dollar as the company struggles with increased price competition, difficult comps, and strategy headwinds. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/04/16
RAJA
10/04/16
DOWNGRADE
RAJA
Underperform
Wells Fargo downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst David Long downgraded Wells Fargo to Underperform and reduced estimate saying the fallout from the unauthorized account openings will result in continued under performance. The analyst said several additional investigations, lawsuits, and fines have been announced, resulting in a still cloudy outlook.
09/28/16
DBAB
09/28/16
UPGRADE
Target $11.5
DBAB
Buy
Huntington Bancshares upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Matt O'Connor upgraded Huntington Bancshares to Buy saying the 15% pullback in the shares since the FirstMerit (FMER) deal was announced is overdone. The analyst views industry-wide concerns surrounding consumer indirect auto lending as overblown and he raised his price target for Huntington shares to $11.50 from $10.50. Going into the Q3 results for U.S. banks, O'Connor likes JPMorgan (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC) and is cautious on Fifth Third (FITB).
KGC Kinross Gold
$3.64

0.12 (3.41%)

09/07/16
09/07/16
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Navistar (NAV) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank. 2. Barrick Gold (ABX) initiated with a Sell at Berenberg while the firm initiated Randgold (GOLD), Kinross Gold (KGC), and Goldcorp (GG) with a Hold. 3. 3. After the close on Tuesday, Deutsche Bank analysts Nicole DeBlase, Saree Boroditsky, and Kevin Marek initiated the U.S. Machinery group with a "cautious view." Oshkosh (OSK), Caterpillar (CAT), and Wabtec (WAB) were initiated with Buy ratings at Deutsche Bank, while the firm initiated Cummins (CMI) and CNH Industrial (CNHI) with Sell ratings. The firm also initiated Deere (DE), AGCO (AGCO), Terex (TEX), PACCAR (PCAR), WABCO (WBC), and United Rentals (URI) with Hold ratings. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/07/16
BREN
09/07/16
INITIATION
Target $4.6
BREN
Hold
Kinross Gold initiated with a Hold at Berenberg
Berenberg analyst Yuriy Vlasov initiated Kinross Gold with a Hold and $4.60 price target.
08/02/16
SBSH
08/02/16
INITIATION
Target $5.5
SBSH
Neutral
Kinross Gold initiated with a Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Alexander Hacking started Kinross Gold with a Neutral rating and $5.50 price target.
07/14/16
JEFF
07/14/16
UPGRADE
Target $6
JEFF
Hold
Kinross Gold upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Christopher LaFemina upgraded Kinross Gold (KGC) to Hold after his firm increased its gold price forecasts to reflect ongoing elevated macro risk. Investment demand should support the gold price to a near-term peak of at least $1,400/oz, LaFemina tells investors in a research note. He raised his price target for Kinross shares to $6 from $4. LaFemina this morning also upgraded Barrick Gold (ABX) and Randgold Resources (GOLD) to Buy.
TTWO Take-Two
$43.77

-0.92 (-2.06%)

10/06/16
PIPR
10/06/16
NO CHANGE
Target $51
PIPR
Overweight
Take-Two price target raised to $51 from $45 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson raised his price target for Take-Two Interactive to $51 saying he believes the next iteration of Red Dead will hit in the second half of 2017. The analyst notes that 23% of the 450 console owners his firm surveyed expected that they would buy the game, which would translate into 17M units. Olson keeps an Overweight rating on Take-Two.
09/09/16
PIPR
09/09/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
August NPD video game software sales rose 1%, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson says August NPD video game software sales were up 1% year-over-year, driven by Sony (SNE) publishing No Man's Sky and Electronic Arts' (EA) Madden NFL 17. The data are most positive for Activision Blizzard (ATVI), which continued to benefit from sell-through of incremental title Overwatch, Olson tells investors in a research note. He believes the monthly numbers are largely irrelevant for Take-Two (TTWO), since NBA 2K17 is due out in September, and GameStop (GME), since the company announced October quarter guidance at the end of August.
08/12/16
PIPR
08/12/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
July NPD video game software sales dropped 13%, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson notes that July NPD video game software sales were down 13% year-over-year. The analyst attributes the decline to a difficult comparison with sell-through of Batman Arkham Knight the prior year and a bunch of new releases during July 20. Olson views the data as a "slight positive" for GameStop's (GME) July quarter and "irrelevant" for Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Electronic Arts (EA) and Take-Two (TTWO). The analyst keeps an Overweight rating on all four names.
08/04/16
08/04/16
NO CHANGE

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GameStop

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C

Citi

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