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CAG

Conagra Brands

$37.50

-0.51 (-1.34%)

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ConAgra put volume heavy and directionally bearish

Bearish flow noted in ConAgra with 2,138 puts trading, or 4x expected. Most active are Jul-17 37 puts and Jul-17 40 calls, with total volume in those strikes near 2,000 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 3.08, while ATM IV is up nearly 2 points on the day. Earnings are expected on June 29th.

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CAG Conagra Brands
$37.50

-0.51 (-1.34%)

06/13/17
MAXM
06/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $80
MAXM
Buy
Bob Evans price target raised to $80 from $74 at Maxim
Maxim analyst Stephen Anderson raised his EPS estimates for Bob Evans (BOBE) to reflect easier commodity costs and contends that rising multiples among the company's direct peers - including Conagra (CAG), Hormel (HRL), Kraft Heinz (KHC), Pinnacle (PF), and Post (POST) - hints at the potential for accelerated industry consolidation. As previously reported, Anderson views Bob Evans as a target for a possible takeover and he keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
06/01/17
SPHN
06/01/17
NO CHANGE
Target $63
SPHN
Overweight
Pinnacle Foods acquisition price could be in $75-$80 range, says Stephens
Stephens analyst Farha Asiam commented on news reports that Conagra Brands (CAG) has approached Pinnacle Foods (PF) about a potential acquisition. The analyst estimates an acquisition price could be in the $75-$80 per share range and would be a compelling acquisition target for Conagra given a complimentary portfolio of frozen food brands and synergies. Asiam rates Pinnacle an Overweight with a $63 price target.
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FBCO
06/01/17
NO CHANGE
FBCO
Neutral
Conagra would be wise to 'pay up' for Pinnacle, says Credit Suisse
After Reuters reported that Conagra Brands (CAG) approached Pinnacle Foods (PF) regarding a potential acquisition, Credit Suisse analyst Robert Moskow called Pinnacle a "uniquely attractive opportunity" for Conagra and contends that paying a "hefty premium" to complete a deal probably represents Conagra's best option. Moskow, who thinks Conagra needs to do something "more aggressive" to improve its portfolio longer-term, keeps a Neutral rating on Conagra shares.
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JPMS
06/01/17
NO CHANGE
JPMS
JPMorgan positive on potential Conagra acquisition of Pinnacle
After Reuters reported Conagra Brands (CAG) recently approached Pinnacle Foods (PF) to express interest in an acquisition, JPMorgan analyst Ken Goldman says a combination "makes a great deal of strategic sense." A deal would be accretive to Conagra's earnings, though perhaps not as much as some observers believe, Goldman tells investors in a research note. The analyst models 13% earnings accretion to Conagra from the deal, including all costs and synergies.

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