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Norfolk Southern

$135.99

5.84 (4.49%)

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Timely call buying in Norfolk Southern

Timely call buying in Norfolk Southern. With the stock near $132 midday, 2K Dec 130s trade for $4.10 when bid-ask was $3.7 to 4.1. Shares now up $5.86 to $136 and the market has lifted to $5.50 to $7.70. Open interest is 982 and the contract expires in 16 days.

  • 29

    Nov

NSC Norfolk Southern
$135.99

5.84 (4.49%)

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COWN
10/17/17
NO CHANGE
COWN
Railroad estimates revised to reflect improving freight conditions at Cowen
Cowen analyst Jason Seidl revised his estimates following updated carloads, fuel, mix, and currency factors. The analyst said the revisions reflect the improving freight conditions especially in the trucking market, where tightening capacity is likely to be exacerbated by ELD implementation. He said Norfolk Southern (NSC) saw the only upward Q3 revision and remains his favorite rail while he lowered estimates for Canadian Pacific (CP) and CSX (CSX). He raised his price target on his Outperform rated names including Genesse & Wyoming (GWR) to $81 from $75, Norfolk Southern to $143 from $130, Canadian Pacific (CP) to $182 from $172, and Canadian National (CNI) to $87 from $83.
11/13/17
GSCO
11/13/17
INITIATION
Target $126
GSCO
Neutral
Norfolk Southern initiated with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Matt Reustle initiated Norfolk Southern with a Neutral rating and $126 price target. The analyst started the Rails sector with a Cautious coverage view and the Airfreight/Logistics sector with an Attractive coverage view.
11/27/17
LOOP
11/27/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $120
LOOP
Sell
Norfolk Southern downgraded to Sell from Hold at Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Rick Paterson downgraded Norfolk Southern to Sell and cut his price target for the shares to $120 from $133. The company's operating efficiency metrics "look like a bit of a disaster at present," Paterson tells investors in a research note. Weak operating numbers are typically followed by margin erosion, "but the market doesn't believe it until it sees it in an earnings report, and by then it's too late," the analyst adds. He recommends investors "get out of Dodge" with respect to Norfolk Southern 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. Square (SQ) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at BTIG with analyst Mark Palmer saying he believes the stock's valuation reflects "emphatic and unimpeded growth" but fails to factor in the risks facing the company from increasing competition from First Data's (FDC) Clover, Vantiv (VNTV) and others. 2. Western Digital (WDC) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Katy Huberty saying she believes the NAND industry is entering a downturn for the first time since early 2016. 3. Norfolk Southern (NSC) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Loop Capital with analyst Rick Paterson saying the company's operating efficiency metrics "look like a bit of a disaster at present." 4. TSMC (TSM) and Himax (HIMX) were downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 5. Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS with analyst Dennis Geiger saying the risk/reward is more balanced following the recent share rally. 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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