Breaking News Instant updates and real-time market news.

GE

General Electric

$18.21

-0.04 (-0.22%)

09:05
11/18/17
11/18
09:05
11/18/17
09:05

Option play offer some help given GE dividend, depressed stock, Barron's says

While wagering against General Electric still makes good sense, many investors are held hostage by its stock, Steven Sears writes in this week's edition of Barron's, adding that he has recommended buying January $17 puts to prepare for a weak fourth quarter earnings report. If investors do not want to sell GE, they could sell put option to "average down" high-priced shares, he adds. Reference Link

GE General Electric
$18.21

-0.04 (-0.22%)

11/14/17
COWN
11/14/17
NO CHANGE
COWN
Market Perform
Woodward may have negative read through from GE Power guidance, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Guatam Khanna noted that General Electric (GE) has reduced its outlook for its Power segment and said it will seek to pare back delivery of gas turbine part orders that have already been placed. All of this may add pressure to Woodward's (WWD) FY18 industrial segment guidance, said Khanna, who has a Market Perform rating on Woodward shares.
11/14/17
11/14/17
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. General Electric (GE) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital with analyst Deane Dray saying that he now expects the turnaround at the company to be more protracted than previously anticipated, noting the roadmap laid out by new CEO John Flannery fell short of expectations regarding the scope of the business model/portfolio changes. 2. Phillips 66 (PSX) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays analyst Paul Cheng saying the company's diversified business model will likely drive underperformance in a strong margin uptrend environment for U.S. refiners. 3. Hilton (HLT) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Stephen Grambling citing the recent outperformance of the stock for the rating change, but he expects consistent double-digit earnings growth on low single-digit RevPAR. 4. PulteGroup (PHM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham with the firm citing recent share strength and raised its price target to $33 from $31. 5. Albemarle (ALB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank with analyst David Begleiter downgraded Albemarle (ALB) to Hold from Buy while raising his price target for the shares to $150 from $130. Following a field trip to China, Begleiter believes new lithium processing capacity is coming, which should begin to pressure prices by 2019. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/14/17
BOFA
11/14/17
NO CHANGE
Target $23
BOFA
Buy
BofA/Merrill sticking with a Buy on General Electric
BofA/Merrill analyst Andrew Obin said General Electric's dividend cut and lowered 2018 outlook are a "true reset" while the $6B pension refunding in 2018 through debt issuance should reduce some of the concerns about off-balance sheet liabilities. Obin said the company is focused on the core portfolio and is evaluating other options withing its portfolio, where there is significant optionality. The analyst did cut his estimates and reduced his price target on General Electric shares to $23 from $27 but is sticking with his Buy rating.
11/14/17
RBCM
11/14/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $20
RBCM
Sector Perform
GE downgraded to Sector Perform at RBC Capital on protracted turnaround
As reported earlier, RBC Capital analyst Deane Dray downgraded General Electric to Sector Perform from Outperform and cut his price target to $20 from $25. Dray says that he now expects the turnaround at the company to be more protracted than previously anticipated, noting the roadmap laid out by new CEO John Flannery fell short of expectations regarding the scope of the business model/portfolio changes. The analyst says the investment community was especially disappointed by the scope of the "missteps and secular challenges", as well as the systemic cash flow shortfalls, in the Power segment, along with the disclosure that the company's dividend payout was above the scope of industrial cash flows for several years.

TODAY'S FREE FLY STORIES

STLD

Steel Dynamics

$39.85

0.01 (0.03%)

18:07
12/15/17
12/15
18:07
12/15/17
18:07
Earnings
Steel Dynamics sees Q4 EPS 48c-52c, consensus 55c »

"Despite a lower…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$266.51

2.21 (0.84%)

, SPX

S&P 500

17:42
12/15/17
12/15
17:42
12/15/17
17:42
Periodicals
Breaking Periodicals news story on SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, S&P 500 »

House plans to vote…

SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$266.51

2.21 (0.84%)

SPX

S&P 500

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$266.51

2.21 (0.84%)

, SPX

S&P 500

17:42
12/15/17
12/15
17:42
12/15/17
17:42
Periodicals
Republicans release final tax bill proposal, CNBC reports »

Republicans have released…

SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$266.51

2.21 (0.84%)

SPX

S&P 500

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

MCK

McKesson

$162.60

5.4 (3.44%)

17:37
12/15/17
12/15
17:37
12/15/17
17:37
Hot Stocks
McKesson awarded $400M government contract »

McKesson has been awarded…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

AEE

Ameren

$60.94

0.11 (0.18%)

17:34
12/15/17
12/15
17:34
12/15/17
17:34
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on Ameren »

Ameren files automatic…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

AKAM

Akamai

$57.76

1 (1.76%)

, AMTD

TD Ameritrade

$51.98

1.1 (2.16%)

17:33
12/15/17
12/15
17:33
12/15/17
17:33
Hot Stocks
On The Fly: After Hours Movers »

HIGHER: Akamai (AKAM), up…

AKAM

Akamai

$57.76

1 (1.76%)

AMTD

TD Ameritrade

$51.98

1.1 (2.16%)

PG

Procter & Gamble

$91.89

0.89 (0.98%)

PETX

Aratana Therapeutics

$5.73

0.15 (2.69%)

HPE

HP Enterprise

$14.41

0.17 (1.19%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 09

    Jan

  • 13

    Dec

GRMN

Garmin

$58.36

-1.1 (-1.85%)

17:32
12/15/17
12/15
17:32
12/15/17
17:32
Recommendations
Garmin analyst commentary at Tigress Financial »

Garmin growth…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

LMT

Lockheed Martin

$322.82

5.81 (1.83%)

17:26
12/15/17
12/15
17:26
12/15/17
17:26
Hot Stocks
Lockheed Martin awarded $135.83M government contract »

Lockheed Martin is being…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 07

    Mar

PG

Procter & Gamble

$91.89

0.89 (0.98%)

17:19
12/15/17
12/15
17:19
12/15/17
17:19
Hot Stocks
Peltz to join Procter & Gamble board effective March 1, 2018 »

Procter & Gamble…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

PG

Procter & Gamble

$91.89

0.89 (0.98%)

, NVS

Novartis

$84.86

0.39 (0.46%)

17:19
12/15/17
12/15
17:19
12/15/17
17:19
Hot Stocks
P&G names Trian's Nelson Peltz, Novartis CEO Jimenez to board »

Procter & Gamble (PG)…

PG

Procter & Gamble

$91.89

0.89 (0.98%)

NVS

Novartis

$84.86

0.39 (0.46%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 18

    Jan

  • 17

    May

SNSS

Sunesis

$3.36

0.16 (5.00%)

17:16
12/15/17
12/15
17:16
12/15/17
17:16
Hot Stocks
Sunesis CEO Swisher to resign, Dayton Misfeldt named interim CEO »

According to a regulatory…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

T

AT&T

$38.24

0.5 (1.32%)

, BA

Boeing

$293.94

0.06 (0.02%)

17:09
12/15/17
12/15
17:09
12/15/17
17:09
Hot Stocks
AT&T CEO Stephenson resigns from Boeing board »

According to a regulatory…

T

AT&T

$38.24

0.5 (1.32%)

BA

Boeing

$293.94

0.06 (0.02%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 31

    Jan

HPE

HP Enterprise

$14.41

0.17 (1.19%)

17:03
12/15/17
12/15
17:03
12/15/17
17:03
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on HP Enterprise »

HP Enterprise files…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 09

    Jan

FSV

FirstService

$67.87

-0.54 (-0.79%)

17:02
12/15/17
12/15
17:02
12/15/17
17:02
Hot Stocks
Breaking Hot Stocks news story on FirstService »

Jay S. Hennick reports…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

ETP

Energy Transfer Partners

$17.50

0.08 (0.46%)

17:01
12/15/17
12/15
17:01
12/15/17
17:01
Hot Stocks
Energy Transfer gets FERC approval to place Rover Pipeline's 1B into service »

Energy Transfer Partners…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

AMTD

TD Ameritrade

$51.98

1.1 (2.16%)

, BTC

Bitcoin

16:56
12/15/17
12/15
16:56
12/15/17
16:56
Periodicals
TD Ameritrade to offer bitcoin futures, CNBC reports »

TD Ameritrade will now…

AMTD

TD Ameritrade

$51.98

1.1 (2.16%)

BTC

Bitcoin

BITCOIN

Bitcoin

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 13

    Dec

HIIQ

Health Insurance Innovations

$26.90

-0.65 (-2.36%)

16:55
12/15/17
12/15
16:55
12/15/17
16:55
Hot Stocks
Breaking Hot Stocks news story on Health Insurance Innovations »

Cannell Capital reports…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

RM

Regional Management

$24.96

0.13 (0.52%)

16:51
12/15/17
12/15
16:51
12/15/17
16:51
Hot Stocks
Breaking Hot Stocks news story on Regional Management »

Basswood Capital reports…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

NBY

NovaBay

$3.35

-0.0668 (-1.96%)

16:50
12/15/17
12/15
16:50
12/15/17
16:50
Syndicate
NovaBay files to sell $12M of common stock »

H.C. Wainwright & Co.…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

T

AT&T

$38.24

0.5 (1.32%)

, TWX

Time Warner

$90.25

0.6 (0.67%)

16:50
12/15/17
12/15
16:50
12/15/17
16:50
Periodicals
DOJ, AT&T held unsuccessful settlement talks, Reuters reports »

The U.S. Department of…

T

AT&T

$38.24

0.5 (1.32%)

TWX

Time Warner

$90.25

0.6 (0.67%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

RUN

Sunrun

$6.06

0.2 (3.41%)

16:48
12/15/17
12/15
16:48
12/15/17
16:48
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on Sunrun »

Sunrun files to sell 30M…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

RUN

Sunrun

$6.06

0.2 (3.41%)

16:47
12/15/17
12/15
16:47
12/15/17
16:47
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on Sunrun »

Sunrun files $328.7M…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SINO

Sino-Global

$2.59

0.05 (1.97%)

16:43
12/15/17
12/15
16:43
12/15/17
16:43
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on Sino-Global »

Sino-Global files $50M…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

ALN

American Lorain

16:35
12/15/17
12/15
16:35
12/15/17
16:35
Hot Stocks
American Lorain regains compliance for continued listing on NYSE »

American Lorain announced…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

BKH

Black Hills

$60.02

0.55 (0.92%)

16:32
12/15/17
12/15
16:32
12/15/17
16:32
Hot Stocks
Black Hills Arkansas subsidiary requests rate review for system investments »

Black Hills Corp.'s…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

Get Full Fly Access

Breaking market intelligence sent straight to you
Our team of experts analyze every news story and filter out the noise to deliver real-time market moving news.
Up-to-date information on important industry events
Get real-time updates on events that are moving the market—from conferences and calls to syndicate announcements.
News focused on the companies in your portfolio
Create up to 12 portfolios with 150 stocks each, and see how active they are in market news.