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BG

Bunge

, M

Macy's

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Unusually active option classes on open August 10th

Unusual total active option classes on open include: WisdomTree India Earnings (EPI), Bunge (BG), Macy's (M), Adobe (ADBE), iShares Silver Trust (SLV), Target (TGT), Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X Shares (NUGT), SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), JPMorgan (JPM), and Diamond ETF (DIA).

BG

Bunge

M

Macy's

ADBE

Adobe

$148.35

0.54 (0.37%)

SLV

iShares Silver Trust

TGT

Target

NUGT

Direxion Gold Miners Bull

GLD

SPDR Gold Trust

JPM

JPMorgan

DIA

Diamonds Fund ETF

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BG Bunge

06/07/17
FBCO
06/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $90
FBCO
Outperform
Bunge price target raised to $90 on increased takeover odds at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Robert Moskow raised his price target on Bunge to $90 from $80 citing his view of a higher probability that Glencore will acquire it, as he finds it hard to believe that the company would walk away from a compelling offer. He puts a 50% probability on the stock getting to $98 per share in a Glencore takeover and a 50% chance for Bunge to rise to $82 per share if it remains independent and gets more aggressive with its strategy to create value. Moskow keeps an Outperform rating on Bunge shares, which closed yesterday at $79.29.
05/24/17
FBCO
05/24/17
NO CHANGE
FBCO
Bunge CEO, board likely to engage Glencore, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Robert Moskow believes Bunge (BG) CEO Soren Schroder and the company's board will engage with Glencore (GLNCY) regarding a possible tie-up. Combining with Glencore "sounds like a logical way" to address the glut of grain supplies and the persistent problem of slow farmer-selling, Moskow told investors earlier in a research note. The analyst points out that Schroder himself said in the past that the industry needs to consolidate in order to improve returns. Moskow thinks $90-$95 per share is the "right range" for a buyout of Bunge. The stock, after rallying yesterday on news of Glencore's approach, is down 33c to $81.37 in morning trading. Moskow has an Outperform rating on the shares with an $80 price target.
05/04/17
05/04/17
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. First Solar (FSLR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Krish Sankar saying First Solar's execution has improved and said the low cost Series 6 product could lead to better margins starting in the second quarter of 2018. Sankar also told investors First Solar's valuation is attractive and the balance sheet has strengthened. 2. Fogo De Chao (FOGO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord with analyst Lynne Collier saying she sees an improved outlook for the overall industry in the next 12-24 months and she has increased confidence in the company's ability to drive market share gains. Collier raised her price target to $20 from $16 on Fogo de Chao shares. 3. Carlyle Group (CG) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette with analyst Robert Lee citing the "strong" first quarter results and accrued carry. 4. Regions Financial (RF) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Erika Najarian saying the market is undervaluing a "significant capital return story" following the year-to-date underperformance relative to peers. The analyst sees upside to the dividend and thinks Regions can return 20% of its market capitalization over the next two years. Her price target of $17 implies 20% upside from current levels. 5. Bunge (BG) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan with analyst Ann Duignan citing a balanced risk/reward following the 11% post-earnings selloff. The analyst keeps a $70 price target for the shares. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
05/04/17
FBCO
05/04/17
NO CHANGE
Target $80
FBCO
Outperform
Bunge price target lowered to $80 from $85 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Robert Moskow lowered his price target for Bunge to $80 from $85 following a "highly disappointing" Q1 earnings miss and forecast reduction. While he thinks "the massive pullback" in the stock is overdone, the stock will be in the "penalty box" until the company shows some signs that it can return to more normalized margins in an oversupplied global grain market. He reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
M Macy's

05/12/17
COWN
05/12/17
NO CHANGE
Target $29
COWN
Market Perform
Macy's financial modeling worrisome, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Oliver Chen said the rapid transformation of consumers' shopping preferences presents ongoing challenges to Macy's and other retailers. He said the company needs to reinvent promotional techniques that currently are yielding poor store traffic and higher markdowns. Chen said from a financial modeling perspective he is worried, leading him to maintain his Market Perform rating on Macy's shares and cut his price target to $29 from $44.
05/12/17
SBSH
05/12/17
NO CHANGE
Target $23
SBSH
Neutral
Macy's price target lowered to $23 from $30 at Citi
Citi analyst Paul Lejuez lowered his price target for Macy's to $23 saying the company's results yesterday "stood out as extremely weak" amid disappointing quarters across the sector. The analyst keeps a Neutral rating on the shares.
06/07/17
GSCO
06/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $25
GSCO
Neutral
Macy's price target lowered to $25 from $28 at Goldman Sachs
Goldman analyst Lindsay Drucker Mann lowerd Macy's price target to $25 from $28 to reflect weaker margin trends and operating earnings following the company's Investor Day. The analyst is encouraged by the detail around strategic initiatives and has confidence in -3-4% FY17 comp guidance range. Shares are Neutral rated.
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.
ADBE Adobe
$148.35

0.54 (0.37%)

06/21/17
BOFA
06/21/17
NO CHANGE
BOFA
Adobe price target raised to $184 from $160 at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill Kash Rangan raised the price target on Adobe after the company reported stronger than expected Q2 results. The analyst thinks that the company's fiscal 2019 results will significantly exceed Street expectations. Rangan says that the company should benefit over the longer term from migrations to the cloud in Japan and Germany, stronger traction with its partners, and the growth of digital marketing. Rangan reiterates a Buy rating on the stock.
06/21/17
BARD
06/21/17
NO CHANGE
Target $160
BARD
Outperform
Adobe price target raised to $160 from $140 at Baird
Baird analyst Rob Oliver raised his price target on Adobe to $160 from $140 following another solid beat and raise quarter. Although solid Q2 results were expected, the company's guidance for Q3 was raised ahead of consensus. The analyst sees further upside driven by Artificial Intelligence. Machine Learning, opportunity for cross-selling, rising ARPU, enterprise ETLA conversions, and the potential for price increases. Oliver reiterated his Outperform rating on Adobe shares.
06/21/17
PIPR
06/21/17
NO CHANGE
Target $180
PIPR
Overweight
Adobe price target raised to $180 from $160 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Alex Zukin raised his price target on Adobe to $180 from $160, noting that all of its business units showed accelerating revenue growth in its second quarter. The analyst, who thinks the trends driving its revenue continue to be sustainable, keeps an Overweight rating on Adobe shares.
07/12/17
ADAM
07/12/17
NO CHANGE
ADAM
Canaccord assembles software shopping list following sector pullback
Canaccord analyst Richard Close welcomed the recent pullback in the software sector and has assembled a shopping list of names to watch to buy on further pullbacks. He recommends sticking with high quality, cash generating names such as Salesforce (CRM), Adobe (ADBE) and ServiceNow (NOW), which will hold up best if the sector remains under pressure. Other names include Splunk (SPLK), HubSpot (HUBS), Everbridge (EVBG), Five9 (FIVN), Box (BOX), and Autodesk (ADSK), which he believes are quality names and would be a smart strategy to use as a supplement to the other names.
SLV iShares Silver Trust

TGT Target

06/22/17
JPMS
06/22/17
NO CHANGE
JPMS
JPMorgan has 'hard time' seeing bidder topping Amazon deal for Whole Foods
Noting that Whole Foods (WFM) shares continue to trade above Amazon's (AMZN) agreed upon buying price of $42 per share, and that at least two other firm's raised their price targets above the deal price, JPMorgan's analyst team of Ken Goldman, Chris Horvers, and Doug Anmuth discussed their views on whether another strategic bidder is likely to top Amazon's takeover price with a rival bid. They have a "hard time seeing" Kroger (KR), Costco (COST), or Target (TGT) doing so, and while acknowledging that Wal-Mart (WMT) could make a bid, they think that its chance to beat out Amazon appears low and that Wal-Mart's primary opportunity is online, not grocery. The team concludes that they "don't believe a serious bid comes out of Bentonville that wouldn't be countered."
07/14/17
UBSW
07/14/17
NO CHANGE
Target $56
UBSW
Neutral
Target investors likely take wait and see approach following guidance, says UBS
UBS analyst Michael Lasser noted Target pre-announced better than expected Q2 results and the shares reacted positively. The analyst questioned whether the shares can hold onto their gains and he believes investors will take a wait and see approach to see if the company can generate an upward trend in its sales and traffic while maintaining its profitability. Lasser maintained his Neutral rating and $56 price target on Target shares.
07/14/17
MKMP
07/14/17
NO CHANGE
MKMP
MKM Partners still has concerns about Target
After Target said that its Q2 EPS was tracking above its previous guidance, MKM analyst Patrick McKeever says he is more upbeat about the company's outlook. However, he added that he "still has some concerns," including continued loss of share to online retailers and "continued challenges in the traffic-driving food business." The analyst keeps a $58 price target and a Neutral rating on the stock.
08/07/17
COWN
08/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $86
COWN
Outperform
Cowen continues to favor Wal-Mart over Target despite turnaround progress
Cowen analyst Oliver Chen said Target's (TGT) positive pre-announcement and Wal-Mart's (WMT) momentum give him confidence about Q2, but his firm's proprietary survey indicates cautious trends in the quarter, including declines in visitor rates, declines in satisfaction, and growth in visitor overlap with Amazon (AMZN). While acknowledging that Target's turnaround remains on track, he said he still prefers Wal-Mart shares. Chen maintains his Outperform rating and $86 price target on Wal-Mart shares and his Market Perform rating on Target shares.
NUGT Direxion Gold Miners Bull

GLD SPDR Gold Trust

JPM JPMorgan

07/11/17
BARD
07/11/17
NO CHANGE
BARD
Big bank set-up not great, would sell into extended rally, says Baird
Baird analyst David George does not see a great set-up for money-center banks heading into Q2 earnings. He said the trade looks crowded and he would be a seller into an extended rally. George said the risk/reward is less attractive following the sector's most recent rally as economic growth remains muted and the pace of NIM expansion may slow. George believes the biggest potential catalyst would be a gradual steepening of the yield curve and pick-up on loan growth.
07/06/17
07/06/17
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Nike (NKE) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James. 2. JPMorgan (JPM) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs. 3. At Home Group (HOME) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust. 4. Logitech (LOGI) initiated with a Buy at Citi. 5. Medtronic (MDT) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/06/17
GSCO
07/06/17
INITIATION
Target $93
GSCO
Neutral
JPMorgan initiated with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs
Goldman analyst Richard Ramsden resumed coverage on JPMorgan with a Neutral and a $93 price target saying it is a best-in-class franchise with a premium multiple.
08/09/17
WELS
08/09/17
INITIATION
Target $110
WELS
Outperform
JPMorgan resumed with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo resumed coverage JPMorgan with an Outperform rating and $110 price target.
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