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CTL

CenturyLink

$19.11

0.77 (4.20%)

, FIT

Fitbit

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Latest data shows the largest indicative borrow rate increases among liquid option names include: CenturyLink (CTL) 1.23% +0.08, Fitbit (FIT) 1.21% +0.01, ProShares Ultra DJ UBS Crude Oil (UCO) 2.44% +0.01, and PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (UUP) 3.13% +0.01.

CTL

CenturyLink

$19.11

0.77 (4.20%)

FIT

Fitbit

UCO

Universal Compression

$16.02

0.16 (1.01%)

UUP

PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Up

$23.85

-0.01 (-0.04%)

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CTL CenturyLink
$19.11

0.77 (4.20%)

08/23/17
MSCO
08/23/17
NO CHANGE
Target $26
MSCO
Overweight
CenturyLink, Uniti Group risk/reward attractive, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Simon Flannery is surprised by the magnitude of share declines for Overweight rated CenturyLink (CTL) and Uniti Group (UNIT) and continues to view risk/reward as attractive. Flannery said Q2 results showed cable continued to to drive consumer sub growth, reinforcing his view to own these two infrastructure assets that will benefit from growing business IP/mobile traffic. The analyst trimmed CenturyLink's price target to $26 from $27 and cut Uniti's to $24 from $32.
08/18/17
BOFA
08/18/17
NO CHANGE
Target $42
BOFA
Buy
CenturyLink and Level 3 deal moving forward, says BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst David Barden said weakness in CenturyLink (CTL) appears related to reports that the regulatory timeline for the Level 3 (LVLT) merger could slip past the September 30 target date. Barden said Department of Justice timing remains on track but The California Public Utility Commission has a 60 day window to approve the deal. After 60 days, there is a potential lag of 30 days which would put the final approval timing in the first week of November, at the latest. Barden said a 5 week slippage is possible, but no delay is certain, and the regulatory time frame has zero bearing on the deal approval. Further, the analyst said some investors view Windstream's (WIN) surprise dividend cut as an indicator that CenturyLink may do the same post the Level 3 deal. Barden does not expect a cut and notes the company is not in the same position as Winstream and management stated it continues to pay its $2.16/share annual dividend and that the Level 3 acquisition improves the payout ratio. The analyst rates CenturyLink a Buy with a $42 price target.
06/19/17
MSCO
06/19/17
NO CHANGE
Target $27
MSCO
Overweight
CenturyLink whistleblower suit impact likely limited, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Simon Flannery said there could be some financial exposure to CenturyLink (CTL) if the lawsuit alleging that the company overcharged customers is found to have merit, but he believes the impact is likely not that material. As support for that view, Flannery points to the precedent set by telecom operators' "cramming" lawsuits, settlements of which are "usually...not that material." He keeps an Overweight rating and $27 price target on CenturyLink, adding that the potential triggering of a "MAC" clause in its deal with Level 3 (LVLT) would "seem to be a pretty high bar" and appears unlikely.
05/15/17
RAJA
05/15/17
DOWNGRADE
RAJA
Underperform
CenturyLink downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Frank Louthan downgraded Level 3 (LVLT) and CenturyLink (CTL) to Underperform saying both companies are experiencing negative trends ahead of their combination which are unlikely to improve over the next few quarters. Louthan also expects additional sales disruption from the integration that will limit material stock price appreciation.
FIT Fitbit

09/13/17
STFL
09/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $6
STFL
Hold
New Apple Watch will be 'stiff competition' for Fitbit Ionic, says Stifel
Stifel analyst Jim Duffy pointed to some advantages favoring Fitbit's (FIT) Ionic over Apple's (AAPL) Watch Series 3 - such as compatibility with non-iOS devices, longer battery life and a narrow price advantage - but he also thinks the Series 3 will present "stiff competition for consumer attention" during the Holidays. He keeps a Hold rating and $6 price target on Fitbit on the heels of Apple's launch event yesterday.
09/07/17
PIPR
09/07/17
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Overweight
Dexcom partnership with Fitbit has 'deeper potential,' says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Matt O'Brien noted that Fitbit (FIT) and Dexcom (DXCM) have announced a collaboration that will initially allow Fitbit Iconic users to see their CGM data on their wrists, but he believes there is a "deeper potential" for the two to work together and potentially add a heart rate monitor to a future closed loop system. However, he notes he has not confirmed with either company that any such plans are in the works. O'Brien remains positive on Dexcom shares and keeps an Overweight rating on the name.
08/29/17
OPCO
08/29/17
NO CHANGE
Target $8
OPCO
Outperform
Oppenheimer applauds Fitbit new products announcement
Oppenheimer analyst Andrew Uerkwitz says that with Fitbit's announcement of a smart watch, headphones, gen2 scale, and a guidance/coaching app, he sees the company doubling down on fitness and moving well beyond basic activity trackers. The analyst applauds these moves and sees them as something that is probably a year or two late. If these launches are successful, Uerkwitz believes the shares could re-rate much higher-not only on a sign of better execution, but as a connected health company being more valuable than a fitness tracker hardware company. He reiterates an Outperform rating and $8 price target on the shares.
08/29/17
DBAB
08/29/17
NO CHANGE
Target $5.5
DBAB
Hold
Fitbit may take share in smartwatch category, says Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Sherri Scribner likes that Fitbit's (FIT) first smartwatch, Ionic, is focused on the health and wellness category, where share notes the company has made a name for itself. The watch is platform agnostic, which provides a "compelling" offering for non-Apple (AAPL) users, and has a 4-plus day battery life, all at a lower price point than Apple Watch, Scribner tells investors in a research note. She believes that while Fitbit is late to the smartwatch category, the company may be able to capture share. The analyst keeps a Hold rating on the stock with a $5.50 price target.
UCO Universal Compression
$16.02

0.16 (1.01%)

UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Up
$23.85

-0.01 (-0.04%)

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North American Energy

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Investar Holding

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0.15 (0.65%)

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BECN

Beacon Roofing

$47.86

-0.63 (-1.30%)

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AMD

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$91.68

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Juno Therapeutics

$45.21

1.41 (3.22%)

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ABMD

Abiomed

$157.42

0.32 (0.20%)

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OSK

Oshkosh

$79.69

0.34 (0.43%)

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Aetna

$155.03

-1.01 (-0.65%)

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APRN

Blue Apron

$5.22

-0.29 (-5.26%)

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DPS

Dr Pepper Snapple

$91.68

-0.12 (-0.13%)

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HBI

Hanesbrands

$24.64

-0.07 (-0.28%)

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TPRE

Third Point Reinsurance

$14.40

-0.1 (-0.69%)

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Sanderson Farms

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IPCI

Intellipharmaceutics

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RWLK

ReWalk Robotics

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ABM

$39.29

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TRHC

Tabula Rasa HealthCare

$25.66

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Kearny Financial

$15.10

0.2 (1.34%)

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