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CBF

Capital Bank

$41.75

-0.65 (-1.53%)

, CMLS

Cumulus Media

08:30
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Four option delistings on December 1st

Option delistings effective December 1st include Capital Bank Financial Corporation (Class A Stock) (CBF), Cumulus Media Inc (CMLS), Fidelity and Guaranty Life (FGL), and Park Sterling Corporation (PSTB).

CBF

Capital Bank

$41.75

-0.65 (-1.53%)

CMLS

Cumulus Media

FGL

Fidelity & Guaranty Life

PSTB

Park Sterling Bank

$12.87

-0.14 (-1.08%)

CBF Capital Bank
$41.75

-0.65 (-1.53%)

03/16/17
BMUR
03/16/17
NO CHANGE
Target $46
BMUR
Buy
Capital Bank sale rumor timing surprising, says Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Blair Brantley noted yesterday's media report that Capital Bank was exploring a sale. He said he believed the company would eventually sell itself, though the timing of the rumor was surprising as he sees a fair amount of excess capacity to be levered and earnings power yet to be realized. Brantley reiterated his Buy rating and $46 price target on Capital Bank shares.
04/24/17
04/24/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $44

Market Perform
Capital Bank downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital
FBR Capital analyst Stephen Moss downgraded Capital Bank Financial to Market Perform saying the valuation looks full following the company's Q1 results. The analyst lowered her price target for the shares to $44 from $45.
05/08/17
BMUR
05/08/17
DOWNGRADE
BMUR
Hold
Capital Bank downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Blair Brantley downgraded Capital Bank Financial to Hold citing "limited chance" of an unsolicited offer to compete with the First Horizon National deal.
02/24/17
BMUR
02/24/17
INITIATION
Target $46
BMUR
Buy
Capital Bank initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Blair Brantley started Capital Bank Financial with a Buy rating and $46 price target. The analyst sees more upside in earnings and franchise value for the company.
CMLS Cumulus Media

FGL Fidelity & Guaranty Life

05/24/17
SDLR
05/24/17
DOWNGRADE
SDLR
Hold
Fidelity & Guaranty Life downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler ONeill
Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL) is being acquired by CF Corporation (CFCO) for $31.10 per share.
04/17/17
SDLR
04/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $31
SDLR
Buy
Anbang walking from Fidelity & Guaranty deal a positive, says Sandler ONeill
Sandler ONeill analyst John Barnidge noted media reports that say Anbang will walk away from its agreement to acquire Fidelity & Guaranty Life after failing to secure regulatory clearance, which he views as a "distinct positive" for F&G shares. F&G has improved its execution, and the operating environment has gotten better, since the company agreed to be acquired in November 2015, said Barnidge, leaving him to believe that a higher price could be attained in a new auction. The analyst, who thinks the matter of who will ultimately own F&G will be settled "in weeks and months more than quarters," has a Buy rating and $31 price target on the shares.
01/17/17
SDLR
01/17/17
UPGRADE
Target $26.8
SDLR
Buy
Fidelity & Guaranty Life upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst John Barnidge upgraded Fidelity & Guaranty Life to Buy with a $26.80 price target citing "compelling" valuation, regardless of of whether Anbang completes its purchase of the company.
PSTB Park Sterling Bank
$12.87

-0.14 (-1.08%)

10/27/17
SPHN
10/27/17
DOWNGRADE
SPHN
Equal Weight
Park Sterling Bank downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Tyler Stafford downgraded Park Sterling Bank (PSTB) to Equal Weight from Overweight citing the pending closing of its sale to South State (SSB).
02/24/17
BMUR
02/24/17
INITIATION
BMUR
Hold
Park Sterling Bank initiated with a Hold at Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Blair Brantley started Park Sterling Bank with a Hold rating saying the current valuation "fairly balances" the company's improving position in the Carolinas and Virginia.
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INITIATION

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