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TSLA

Tesla

$296.84

-11.87 (-3.85%)

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Heavy trading in Tesla expiring 300-strike puts and calls

Heavy trading in Tesla expiring 300-strike puts and calls. The stock up $8.52 to $305.86 and was squeezed higher this afternoon by a series of product announcements from Elon Musk. The stock, which saw notable weakness yesterday after reaching new highs Tuesday, is being fueled higher by Musk's tweets and heavy short covering. In options action, more than 21K Apr 13th 300 puts and 21K Apr 13th 300 calls have traded. Apr 13th 302.5 calls, 295 puts, 297.5 puts, 305 calls, 307.5 calls, and 302.5 puts are next most active. Total volume is 121K puts and 133K calls. 61% of the contracts traded are expiring today.

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TSLA Tesla
$296.84

-11.87 (-3.85%)

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04/10/17
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Target $368
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Tesla upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Alexander Potter upgraded Tesla to Overweight and raised his price target for the shares to $368 from $223.
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04/10/17
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Target $368
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Overweight
After driving Tesla for 7 months, Piper upgrades shares to Overweight
After driving a Tesla for seven months, and conducting investor meetings with the company last week, Piper Jaffray analyst Alexander Potter upgraded Tesla to Overweight from Neutral and raised his price target for the shares to $368 from $223. The electric carmaker closed Friday up $3.84 to $302.54. While Model 3 production headlines could create stock volatility, growth investors "can't afford to ignore this stock," Potter tells investors in a research note. Tesla's products have a "captivating impact on consumers and shareholders alike," an advantage that will be hard to replicate, the analyst adds. Potter is more convinced following meetings with management that Model 3 deliveries will begin in 2017.
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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. Tesla (TSLA) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray analyst Alexander Potter saying while Model 3 production headlines could create stock volatility, growth investors "can't afford to ignore this stock." Tesla's products have a "captivating impact on consumers and shareholders alike," an advantage that will be hard to replicate, the analyst adds. Potter is more convinced following meetings with management that Model 3 deliveries will begin in 2017. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $368 from $223. 2. Amazon.com (AMZN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Needham with analyst Kerry Rice saying he believes its established dominance in U.S. is sustainable with Prime, mobile penetration and third-party growth. Internationally, the analyst believes Europe provides the most near-term upside, while he views India as one of "the most exciting" long-term opportunities. Rice also believes AWS should continue to be a key driver for the company's bottom line growth. 3. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Piper Jaffray with analyst Kevin Barker saying headwinds from the account scandal are now embedded in consensus estimates and the stock's valuation. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $55 from $52. 4. Ulta Beauty (ULTA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Loop Capital with analyst Anthony Chukumba saying Ulta is the most compelling fundamental story in retail today. Chukumba feels the struggles of high-end department stores plays right into the company's hands. He also thinks Ulta is overdue for a stock split. 5. Skechers (SKX) upgraded to Neutral from Negative at Susquehanna with analyst Sam Poser saying shares are fairly valued and reflect near-term challenges following recent share weakness. 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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Target $368
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Outperform
Tesla advantage comes from manufacturing and technology, says Baird
Baird analyst Ben Kallo said Tesla has competitive advantages due to it superior manufacturing and differentiated technology. He reviewed the company's patent application information and believes the company will continue to apply for new patents as Tesla continually innovates to improve quality, safety, and features of its vehicles. Kallo reiterated his Outperform rating and $368 price target on Tesla shares.

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