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J.C. Penney

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Unusuals triple ratio stupid in JCPenny commits $1.6M to short-term earnings bet

Unusuals triple ratio stupid in JCPenny commits $1.6M to short-term earnings bet. Shares $5.24 with a funky trade on the PHLX where a buyer opened three positions expiring the same day as earnings, this Friday Aug 11. Paper paid 29c for 15K 5 strike puts, 55c for 14250 5.5 puts, and 18871287c for 25250 6 strike calls. Net outlay is near $1.6M for a position that appears to position for a move well beyond the 14% currently implied. Last quarter saw a 14% selloff.

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JCP J.C. Penney
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Tesla (TSLA) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Adam Jonas saying the bull thesis on Tesla centers around the company becoming the next Amazon (AMZN) or Apple (AAPL), Jonas tells investors in a research note. The analyst, however, questions if the risks of taking on the tech giants is sufficiently discounted in the share price. He expects "much larger and more well capitalized" competitors to unveil strategies that directly address sustainable transport and mobility. 2. J.C. Penney (JCP) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank, to Neutral from Outperform at Baird, and to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham. 3. STMicroelectronics (STM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel. 4. Level 3 (LVLT) and CenturyLink (CTL) were downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James. 5. TSMC (TSM) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Randy Abrams saying headwinds from excess inventory, slower China smartphones, and Qualcomm (QCOM) shifts to Samsung (SSNLF) could pressure sales and margins. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
06/21/17
GDHS
06/21/17
NO CHANGE
GDHS
Nike-Amazon pact yet another department store headwind, says Gordon Haskett
Gordon Haskett analyst noted the reports of Nike (NKE) nearing a deal to sell directly on Amazon (AMZN), which he said wouldn't impact trends overnight but would represent another headwind for department stores, particularly J.C. Penney (JCP) and Kohl's (KSS), where the brand has a larger penetration than at Macy's (M) and Nordstrom (JWN). He keeps an Accumulate rating on Nordstrom, a Hold rating on Macy's and Reduce rating on both J.C. Penney and Kohl's.
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UPGRADE
Target $4.5
GDHS
Accumulate
J.C. Penney upgraded to Hold from Reduce at Gordon Haskett
Gordon Haskett analyst Chuck Grom upgraded J.C. Penney to Hold from Reduce with a $4.50 price target.
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07/12/17
NO CHANGE
Target $5
SBSH
Neutral
J.C. Penney price target raised to $5 from $4.50 at Citi
Citi analyst Paul Lejuez raised his price target for J.C. Penney to $5 from $4.50 after the retailer announced that Q2 sales had "significantly improved" versus Q1. The analyst upped his FY17 earnings per share estimate to 53c from 40c and keeps a Neutral rating on Penny.

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