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CTRP

Ctrip.com

$54.55

-3.16 (-5.48%)

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Kroger

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Unusual total active option classes on open include: Ctrip.com (CTRP), Kroger (KR), NVIDIA (NVDA), CSX (CSX), iShares Emerging Markets (EEM), ProShares Ultra VIX Short Term Futures (UVXY), Baidu (BIDU), Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X Shares (NUGT), Financial Sector SPDR (XLF), and iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures (VXX).

CTRP

Ctrip.com

$54.55

-3.16 (-5.48%)

KR

Kroger

NVDA

Nvidia

$164.74

-7.37 (-4.28%)

CSX

CSX

$49.84

-0.86 (-1.70%)

EEM

MSCI Emerging Markets Index

BIDU

Baidu

$222.57

-7.73 (-3.36%)

NUGT

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XLF

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CTRP Ctrip.com
$54.55

-3.16 (-5.48%)

05/11/17
JPMS
05/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $60
JPMS
Overweight
Ctrip.com price target raised to $60 from $54 at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Alex Yao raised his price target for Ctrip.com to $60 saying the Q1 results "mark another solid quarter for margin improvement." The analyst maintains an Overweight rating on the shares.
05/05/17
BNCH
05/05/17
NO CHANGE
Target $60
BNCH
Buy
Ctrip.com should report 'solid' Q1 results, says Benchmark
Benchmark analyst Fawne Jiang expects Ctrip.com to report "solid" Q1 results, supported by healthy air growth and robust travel demand. The analyst, who also thinks Ctrip's Q2 growth will benefit from increasing market share gains and a China consumption improvement tailwind, keeps a Buy rating and $60 price target on the stock ahead of its report on May 10.
05/11/17
OPCO
05/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $65
OPCO
Outperform
Ctrip.com price target raised to $65 from $60 at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Jed Kelly raised his price target for Ctrip.com to $65 from $60 following a "solid" Q1 where non-GAAP operating margins improved on higher customer-service efficiencies and scaling of tech platform. The analyst sees upside to his profitability estimates if management can drive improving advertising efficacy in a dissipating competitive environment, and believes Ctrip.com is a leading option to participate in China's consumption economy transition. He reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
05/11/17
COWN
05/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $60
COWN
Outperform
Ctrip.com price target raised to $60 from $55 at Cowen
Cowen analyst Kevin Kopelman raised his price target on Ctrip.com to $60 from $55 following solid Q1 results. He noted the company already tweaked its cross-selling practices in response to a consumer watchdog letter which gives Kopelman confidence in his price target raised and reiteration of his Outperform rating on Ctrip.com shares.
KR Kroger

08/11/17
SPHN
08/11/17
INITIATION
SPHN
Underweight
Kroger initiated with an Underweight at Stephens
07/26/17
CLVD
07/26/17
NO CHANGE
CLVD
Kroger sales likely above Q2 consensus expectatoins, says Cleveland Research
Cleveland Research analyst Scott Bender said checks indicate Kroger's sales trends improved Q2-to-date versus Q1 driven by reduced fresh food deflation and aggressive promotions increasing tonnage performance. The analyst is forecasting Q2 earnings of 40c, versus consensus of 39c, and maintains a Neutral rating.
06/26/17
PIVT
06/26/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $20
PIVT
Sell
SpartanNash downgraded to Sell from Hold at Pivotal Research
Pivotal Research analyst Ajay Jain downgraded SpartanNash (SPTN) to Sell and cut his price target for the shares to $20 from $35. Setbacks at the company's Military Distribution Segment suggest revenue trends for the military commissary business are unlikely to stabilize soon, Jain tells investors in a research note. He believes the stock's valuation premium to Kroger (KR) and Supervalu (SVU) is not warranted.
06/23/17
LEHM
06/23/17
NO CHANGE
Target $48
LEHM
Overweight
Competing Whole Foods bid of $50 or higher 'not unrealistic,' says Barclays
Barclays analyst Karen Short said a potential strategic bidders for Whole Foods (WFM) can "rationally outbid" Amazon (AMZN) based on the roughly $750M in synergies she estimates for a buyer such as Kroger (KR) or Wal-Mart (WMT). For Kroger, she estimates that a 100% debt-financed bid at $50 could be about 6% accretive, and a Whole Foods bid up to $60 would still be accretive. For Wal-Mart, a 100% debt-financed bid at $50 could be about 2% accretive, though a could still be accretive bid up to $70 per share, she tells investors. Whole Foods was not "shopped," based on public documents, and the math indicates a superior, competing bid is "feasible," said Short, who also notes that Amazon could then outbid any other offer. Short has an Overweight rating and $48 price target on Whole Foods shares.
NVDA Nvidia
$164.74

-7.37 (-4.28%)

08/11/17
RHCO
08/11/17
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Nvidia shares should be bought on weakness, says SunTrust
SunTrust analyst William Stein says that Nvidia significantly beat Q2 expectations even excluding its cryptocurrency business, and he thinks the cryptocurrency business will be sustainable. Stein adds that analysts keep anticipating that the company's revenue growth will slow, but he says their estimate of when this will occur keeps getting delayed. He recommends buying the stock on weakness.
08/11/17
LOOP
08/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $181
LOOP
Buy
Nvidia pullback presents 'compelling' entry point, says Loop Capital
With Nvidia shares "priced for perfection" into its Q2 report, Loop Capital analyst Betsy Van Hees attributes the post-earnings pullback in the stock to the company's "modest" 2% sequential growth in data center and the guidance for a large sequential step-up in operating expenses. However, she thinks investors' concerns that data center growth has topped out are unwarranted, noting that the quarter featured a transition to Volta, which is now ramped. The analyst, who also contends that Nvidia must continue to spend to maintain its leadership position, raised her price target on the stock to $181 from $137, keeps a Buy rating and view the pullback as a "compelling" entry point to the stock.
08/11/17
NOMU
08/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $110
NOMU
Reduce
Nvidia core gaming still slow, datacenter uncertain, says Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Romit Shah said Nvidia continues to see "subdued" trends in core PC gaming, minimal, gross margin leverage and decelerating revenue and earnings growth. Shah believes shares remain overvalued and reiterates his Reduce rating, but raises his price target to $110 from $90.
08/11/17
ROTH
08/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $150
ROTH
Neutral
Roth says Nvidia 'stands alone' in semiconductors, valuation 'only question'
Roth Capital analyst Brian Alger said Nvidia's (NVDA) performance over the past several quarters has made it clear that neither Intel (INTC) nor AMD (AMD) have been able to slow the company's growth. Nvidia "stands alone" among semiconductor companies in terms of big volume and big dollar growth potential, but valuation of its stock remains the "only question," according to Alger. He raised his FY19 revenue estimate by roughly $1B and increased his price target on Nvidia shares to $150 from $120, but maintains a Neutral rating on the stock.
CSX CSX
$49.84

-0.86 (-1.70%)

07/20/17
BMOC
07/20/17
NO CHANGE
BMOC
CSX should be bought on weakness, says BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst Fadi Chamoun,says that CSX's Q2 results indicate that the company's operations are continuing to improve. The analyst predicts that the company's EPS will probably reach $3.75-$4 within four years. He recommends buying the stock on weakness.
07/24/17
STFL
07/24/17
NO CHANGE
STFL
CSX, Union Pacific likely to rebound in near-term, says Stifel
Stifel analyst John Larkin expects the shares of CSX (CSX) and Union Pacific (UNP) to rebound in the near-term. He says that disappointment over CSX's Q2 results was driven by overly high expectations following the hiring of its new CEO. Referring to the new CEO, Larkin says that he "may be a railroading and costsaving God-send but miracles can take some time." The analyst believes that the decline in Union Pacific's shares was caused by "overly negative sentiment." He is upbeat on the stocks due to "positive 3Q carload volumes and a potential for more positive dialogue on the space in the coming weeks." But he keeps Hold ratings on both names.
07/31/17
DBAB
07/31/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $104
DBAB
Hold
Norfolk Southern downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Amit Mehrotra downgraded Norfolk Southern (NSC) to Hold saying he's moving to the sidelines on industrials-focused transportation companies. The analyst cites the outperformance of the stocks in the first half of 2017 as well as his previously noted concerns around U.S. industrial and auto production growth in the second half of the year. Mehrotra this morning also downgraded Old Dominion (ODFL) and Landstar System (LSTR) to Hold. He lowered his price target for Norfolk Southern shares to $104 from $132. CSX (CSX) is now his only Buy-rated rail.
08/01/17
COWN
08/01/17
NO CHANGE
Target $130
COWN
Outperform
Norfolk Southern poised to take market share from CSX, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Jason Seidl said 80% of respondents in his survey of CSX (CSX) users said they've experienced service issues since the company began Precision Railroading and nearly 40% have switched some freight to Norfolk Southern (NSC) and 67% have switched freight to a trucker. He believes Norfolk Southern will show additional market share gains in Q3 and increase its earnings over that time. Seidl has an Outperform rating and $130 price target on Norfolk Southern shares.
EEM MSCI Emerging Markets Index

BIDU Baidu
$222.57

-7.73 (-3.36%)

07/31/17
07/31/17
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. Altria Group (MO) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital with analyst Nik Modi saying he believes the FDA's tobacco announcement on Friday was "very much in line" with industry expectations despite the surprise to investors. 2. American Airlines (AAL) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen. 3. Baidu (BIDU) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura Instinet with analyst Jialong Shi-NIHK citing accelerating revenue momentum driven by news feed ads and an undervalued video business. 4. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital with analyst James Fotheringham citing valuation. The firm also ended its pair trade call of going long Citi (C) and short Wells Fargo. 5. GoPro (GPRO) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Yuuji Anderson saying valuation better reflects efforts to driver better product cycles through software improvements. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/31/17
OPCO
07/31/17
NO CHANGE
Target $250
OPCO
Outperform
Baidu price target raised to $250 from $200 at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Jason Helfstein raised his price target for Baidu to $250 from $200 following better than expected Q2 results and guidance. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
07/31/17
NOMU
07/31/17
UPGRADE
Target $241
NOMU
Buy
Baidu upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Jialong Shi-NIHK upgraded Baidu to Buy with a $241 price target citing accelerating revenue momentum driven by news feed ads, and an undervalued video business.
07/28/17
MACQ
07/28/17
UPGRADE
Target $252
MACQ
Outperform
Macquarie upgrades Baidu to Outperform on shift to AI
Macquarie analyst Wendy Huang upgraded Baidu to Outperform from Neutral and raised her price target for the shares to $252 from $189 following the company's Q2 results. Baidu's strategic shift from O2O to artificial intelligence should lead to sustainable margin recovery, Huang tells investors in a research note. The shares in midday trading are up 11%, or $21.81, to $222.81.
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GPN

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