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RAD

Rite Aid

$2.66

0.155 (6.20%)

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Heavy call activity in Rite Aid as shares rally

Heavy call activity in Rite Aid as shares rally. The stock up 13c to $2.63 on increasing volume of 31M shares after the FTC staff signaled that concerns are not sufficient to further probe Rite Aid's merger with Walgreen (WBA). In option action, 9.3K RAD Sep 2.5 calls traded. Oct 3, Sep 22nd 2.5, and Sep 22nd 3 calls are next most active. Total volume is 2.5X daily average at 38K calls and 4.2K puts.

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RAD Rite Aid
$2.66

0.155 (6.20%)

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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. Pfizer (PFE) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Vamil Divan saying he believes the stock's upside drivers are more limited over the next year. 2. Rite Aid (RAD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho. 3. Fairmount Santrol (FMSA) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs and to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse. 4. New Relic (NEWR) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Sanjit Singh saying shares are up 71% year-to-date and valuation captures solid fundamentals but sees fewer catalysts. 5. Smart Sand (SND) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst James Wicklund saying the regional sand volumes capacity is expanding much faster than had been expected. This drives lower pricing and demand for non-Texas mines, he adds. The analyst also lowered his price target on the shares to $8.50 from $20. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/23/17
UBSW
08/23/17
NO CHANGE
Target $96
UBSW
Buy
Walgreens Boots Alliance should see upside from new Rite Aid deal, says UBS
UBS analyst Michael Cherny said his review of the new Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) deal with Rite Aid (RAD) would provide immediate accretion from synergy opportunities if the deal is approved. He believes it can provide meaningful upside to earnings as well as remove the lack of clarity on capital deployment-driven earnings contribution. Thus, he sees the shares as having a positive risk/reward skew. Cherny reiterated his Buy rating and lowered his price target to $96 from $97 on Walgreens shares.
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INITIATION

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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. DowDuPont (DWDP) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie. 2. Bunge (BG) initiated with a Neutral at Baird. 3. Rite Aid (RAD) initiated with a Hold at Loop Capital. 4. Nike (NKE) was initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein, while Under Armour (UA) was initiated with an Underperform. 5. Houlihan Lokey (HLI) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/11/17
LOOP
09/11/17
INITIATION
Target $2.5
LOOP
Hold
Rite Aid initiated with a Hold at Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Andrew Wolf started Rite Aid (RAD) with a Hold rating and $2.50 price target, stating that he views the company's re-worked store sale to Walgreens (WBA) as a "re-launch of Rite Aid's turnaround efforts" and believes it lacks intermediate term earnings visibility.

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