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Flotek

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Flotek higher after MHA says original conclusion still valid

Flotek Industries is trading higher after disclosing that it received on December 21 a letter from MHA Petroleum Consultants responding to criticisms by FourWorld Capital Management and others of prior reports prepared by MHA for the company regarding the efficacy of the company's CnF chemical products. The letter stated in part, "The result of these reviews and revised calculations confirms our original conclusion from January 2016 that in our Focus Area 1 and Focus Area 2 of the DJ Basin in Colorado, which were the more oil-prone areas of our study, we observe a significant increase in the estimated ultimate oil recovery per foot of gross perforated interval in wells that were completed using the CnF additive. The result from Focus Area 3, which was the most gas-prone area in our original study, remains inconclusive with only a marginal increase in the EUR per foot of gross perforated interval productivity parameter... it is the opinion of MHA that our original conclusion reported in January 2016, which identified an improvement in oil productivity in wells which used the CnF additive within Focus Areas 1 and 2, is still valid. The inclusion of FDP-S1007-11 as a CnF additive, which was not included in our original analyses, does not change our conclusion. Further, if our analyses are restricted to the "sweet spot" identified by FourWorld Capital Management within Focus Area 1, or restricted further to localized well clusters, we still obtain the same conclusion using our original data set which shows a demonstrated improvement in well productivity in Focus Areas 1 and 2 through the use of the CnF additive." Shares of Flotek are up 50c to $9.85 in early trading.

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UPGRADE
Target $8
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Speculative Buy
Flotek upgraded to Speculative Buy from Accumulate at Seaport Global
Seaport Global analyst Mark Brown upgraded Flotek to Speculative Buy from Accumulate citing share weakness year-to-date. Brown lowered his price target on Flotek shares to $8 from $10.
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UPGRADE

On The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy upgrades include: AEGON (AEG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at ING Group... Ahold (AHONY) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies... Anthem (ANTM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman... Bank of America (BAC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill... BroadSoft (BSFT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo... CNOOC (CEO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies... CalAtlantic (CAA) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Comerica (CMA) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital... Credit Agricole (CRARY) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman... EMC Insurance (EMCI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill... Electrolux AB (ELUXY) upgraded to Buy from Sell at UBS... Enterprise Products (EPD) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Flotek (FTK) upgraded to Speculative Buy from Accumulate at Seaport Global... Genesco (GCO) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray... ITG (ITG) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan... Lennar (LEN) upgraded to Positive at Susquehanna... New Mountain Finance (NMFC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird... Novozymes (NVZMY) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman... ONEOK (OKE) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Peyto Exploration (PEYUF) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Progressive Waste (BIN) upgraded to Overweight from Underweight at Barclays... Sanmina (SANM) upgraded on optical networking trends at RBC Capital... Sherwin-Williams (SHW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman... Spectra Energy upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley... Spirit Airlines (SAVE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi... Stellus Capital (SCM) upgraded to Outperform at Baird... Tenaris (TS) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie... Voya Financial (VOYA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... Waste Connections (WCN) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James... Wayfair (W) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi... Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Positive at Susquehanna.
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SPHN
Oceaneering and Flotek the most attractive takeout targets, says Stephens
Stephens said Oceaneering (OII) and Flotek (FTK) are the most attractive takeout targets in the group.
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INITIATION
Target $13
GHSC
Buy
Flotek initiated with a Buy at Seaport Global
Seaport Global analyst Mark Brown initiated Flotek with a Buy rating and a price target of $13.

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