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BBRY

New ticker symbol BB

$9.26

-0.01 (-0.11%)

12:25
09/19/17
09/19
12:25
09/19/17
12:25

BlackBerry call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in BlackBerry with 9,228 calls trading, 3x expected, and implied vol increasing over 6 points to 49.64%. Oct-17 9 calls and 9/29 weekly 8.5 puts are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 6,300 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.30. Earnings are expected on September 28th.

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BBRY New ticker symbol BB
$9.26

-0.01 (-0.11%)

08/11/17
ADAM
08/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $10
ADAM
Hold
BlackBerry equipped to invest for growth, says Canaccord
Canaccord analyst T. Michael Walkley said Blackberry management gave an upbeat presentation at the firm's conference and explained how the company has completed its transformation into an enterprise software and services company. The analyst noted the company's strong balance sheet, including its cash balance, lead him to believe they have the capital to invest for growth by both hiring and through acquisition. Walkley maintained his Hold rating and $10 price target on Blackberry shares.
08/07/17
08/07/17
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. XPO Logistics (XPO) resumed with an Outperform at William Blair. 2. BlackBerry (BBRY) reinstated with a Sell at Goldman Sachs. 3. Brighthouse Financial (BHF) was initiated with a Sell at Citi, a Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette, FBR Capital, and Wells Fargo, a Sector Perform at RBC Capital, and a Neutral at Credit Suisse. 4. Zoetis (ZTS) reinstated with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs. 5. BeiGene (BGNE) initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/07/17
GSCO
08/07/17
INITIATION
Target $8.5
GSCO
Sell
BlackBerry reinstated with a Sell at Goldman Sachs
Goldman analyst Gabriela Borges reinstated BlackBerry with a Sell and a $8.50 price target. The analyst said shares have already re-rated this year and believes the auto business is unlikely to ramp meaningfully until 2019, and sees risk to second half 2018 estimates due to increased Enterprise Mobility competition.
06/26/17
ADAM
06/26/17
NO CHANGE
Target $10
ADAM
Hold
BlackBerry could see upside from more acquisitions, says Canaccord
After Blackberry reported weak Q1 results Canaccord analyst T. Michael Walkley said he expects it professional services revenues to remain lumpy while it long-term drivers include growth in licensing revenue from handsets, steady growth in UEM non-regulated markets, and for QNX. Walkley believes the company will become more acquisitive, which could drive upside to the shares. Walkley maintained his Hold rating and raised his price target to $10 from $9.50 on Blackberry shares.

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