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Blackstone

$24.13

-0.17 (-0.70%)

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Vote of confidence in Blackstone

Vote of confidence in Blackstone. Nov 4th 23 puts traded across the exchanges at 40 down to 37c per contract. 17K traded total against 127 in open interest, as customers are selling to open, according to ISEE data. These puts are struck 4.7% below spot and the new positions being opened today capture earnings on 10/27.

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    Oct

BX Blackstone
$24.13

-0.17 (-0.70%)

12/14/15
12/14/15
INITIATION

On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: Atwood Oceanics (ATW) initiated with a Hold at KLR Group... Axsome Therapies (AXSM) initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg... Blackstone (BX) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair... Build-A-Bear (BBW) initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim... C&J Energy (CJES) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... CARBO Ceramics (CRR) initiated with a Hold at KLR Group... Core Laboratories (CLB) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Diamond Offshore (DO) initiated with an Accumulate at KLR Group... Dril-Quip (DRQ) initiated with an Accumulate at KLR Group... Duke Realty (DRE) initiated with a Buy at Goldman... FMC Technologies (FTI) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Fairmount Santrol (FMSA) initiated with a Hold at KLR Group... Fibria Celulose (FBR) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman... Flotek (FTK) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Forum Energy (FET) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Four Corners Property Trust (FCPT) initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg... Frank's International (FI) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... GATX Corp. (GMT) initiated with a Sell at Axiom... Greenbrier (GBX) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen... Haemonetics (HAE) initiated with a Neutral at BTIG... Halliburton (HAL) initiated with an Accumulate at KLR Group... Helmerich & Payne (HP) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Inuvo (INUV) initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg... Liberty Media (LMCA) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan... Liberty Property (LPT) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman... Luxoft (LXFT) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair... Match Group (MTCH) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank... Mimecast (MIME) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays... Nabors Industries (NBR) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... National Oilwell (NOV) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Newpark Resources (NR) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Oceaneering (OII) initiated with an Accumulate at KLR Group... Oil States (OIS) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Pacific Drilling (PACD) initiated with a Hold at KLR Group... Patterson-UTI (PTEN) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Rowan Companies (RDC) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Schlumberger (SLB) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Seadrill (SDRL) initiated with a Reduce at KLR Group... Sirius XM (SIRI) initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan... Spirit Realty (SRC) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust... Square (SQ) initiated with a Buy at Goldman... Superior Energy (SPN) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Tesla (TSLA) initiated with a Market Perform at JMP Securities... Transocean (RIG) initiated with a Buy at KLR Group... Trinity Industries (TRN) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen... U.S. Silica (SLCA) initiated with a Hold at KLR Group... VMware (VMW) initiated with a Buy at Gabelli... WashingtonFirst Bankshares (WFBI) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James... Weatherford (WFT) initiated with an Accumulate at KLR Group... Whitestone REIT (WSR) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust... Xtera Communications (XCOM) initiated with a Buy at Needham.
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JMPS
02/01/16
NO CHANGE
JMPS
Blackstone outlook positive, says JMP Securities
JMP Securities says that Blackstone's underlying business trends improved in Q4, while its overall outlook is positive. The firm thinks pressure from weak markets so far this year will be transitory. It reiterates a $40 price target and Outperform rating on the shares.
03/08/16
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NO CHANGE

Deutsche views ending of SunEdison, Vivint deal as potential positive
Deutsche Bank analyst Vishal Shah believes the termination of SunEdison's (SUNE) agreement to acquire Vivint Solar (VSLR) is a potential longer-term positive for SunEdison and TerraForm Power (TERP). The failure may also turn out to be a positive for Vivint in the long run, Shah tells investors in a research note. Investor focus will now shift from near-term liquidity and balance sheet stress for both TerraForm and SunEdison to potential legal ramifications from Vivint and Blackstone (BX), the analyst contends. He believes, however, that the legal impact may not be that significant considering the audit committee investigation and resulting lack of financing availability.
03/11/16
DBAB
03/11/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $28
DBAB
Hold
Blackstone downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Brian Bedell downgraded Blackstone (BX) to Hold saying Alternative Asset Mangers will underperform over the next year amid volatile markets. The analyst lowered his price target for the shares to $28 from $30 and views Oaktree Capital (OAK) as the best positioned in the space.

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