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Ford

$12.47

0.255 (2.09%)

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Ford call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in Ford with 47,846 calls trading, 3x expected, and implied vol increasing almost 2 points to 17.21%. Dec-17 12 calls and Mar-18 13 calls are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 23,100 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.15. Earnings are expected on January 25th.

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F Ford
$12.47

0.255 (2.09%)

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Target $10
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Underweight
Ford bull case view raised despite 'significant headwinds' at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas raised his 2017 EPS estimate for Ford to near the midpoint of the company's guidance following its Q3 report and slightly increased his price target on the stock to $10 from $9. While he keeps an Underweight rating on Ford, stating that the headwinds it faces are significant, he also sees the "scope for an equally significant response" and raised his bull case to $25 from $18 given a sum-of-the-parts analysis under which he values Ford's truck business, including the F-series and others, at nearly $20 per share, Ford Europe, S. America and Asia Pacific at "slightly less than zero" and "Ford Future" at $3B, or 74c per Ford share.
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GSCO
Sell
Goldman sees 28% downside in GM, downgrades shares to Sell
Goldman Sachs analyst David Tamberrino downgraded General Motors (GM) to Sell from Neutral saying his price target of $32 offers 28% potential downside. The analyst continues to believe the North America auto cycle has peaked and he remains cautious on the sector. He sees "outsized downside" to shares of GM and expects a negative earnings inflection in 2018. Ford's (F) recently refreshed F-Series leaves GM vulnerable to share loss in 2018, Tamberrino tells investors in a research note. The analyst views Ford shares as more fairly valued. He keeps a Neutral rating on the name while upping his target for the shares to $13 from $10.
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10/16/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $13
RBCM
Sector Perform
Ford downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Joseph Spak downgraded Ford to Sector Perform from Outperform, saying he believes new CEO Jim Hackett has a solid long-term vision but it is very early in the turnaround and he thinks it will take time for change to come. Consensus 2018 numbers look high, said Spak, who keeps a $13 price target on Ford shares.
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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. Ford (F) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays with analyst Brian Johnson saying the company is starting "substantially behind" General Motors (GM) in current North America margins, and behind both GM and Tesla (TSLA) in its positioning for the "megatrends and disruptive mobility." 2. HP Enterprise (HPE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Jim Suva saying fundamentals in the company's core enterprise group remain challenging, and accelerated restructuring payments will pressure core fee cash flow in fiscal year 2018. 3. XL Group (XL) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Joshua Shanker saying the company may be underestimating the impact of third quarter catastrophes, which creates downside risk to consensus estimates. 4. HubSpot (HUBS) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc with analyst Brent Bracelin saying the risk/reward looks balanced with the shares up 82% year-to-date. 5. Hostess Brands (TWNK) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS with analyst Steven Strycula saying slowing category trends, market share loss in its Sweet Baked Goods unit and recent management turnover create an unfavorable setup. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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