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BAC

Bank of America

$28.94

-0.11 (-0.38%)

, T

AT&T

$36.90

0.17 (0.46%)

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Notable open interest changes for December 12th

Monday's total option volume of 14.2 million contracts resulted in net open interest growth of 2.24 million calls and 2.33 million puts. Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), Apple (AAPL) and Micron (MU) saw the greatest growth. Top five new positions opened include 23k AT&T (T) Feb-18 42 puts, 23k AT&T (T) Feb-18 42 calls, 19k AK Steel (AKS) Mar-18 6 calls, 19k Bank of America (BAC) Jun-18 32 calls and 19k Bank of America (BAC) Jun-18 26 puts.

BAC

Bank of America

$28.94

-0.11 (-0.38%)

T

AT&T

$36.90

0.17 (0.46%)

AAPL

Apple

$172.67

3.3 (1.95%)

MU

Micron

$43.01

-0.2 (-0.46%)

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BAC Bank of America
$28.94

-0.11 (-0.38%)

07/11/17
BARD
07/11/17
NO CHANGE
BARD
Big bank set-up not great, would sell into extended rally, says Baird
Baird analyst David George does not see a great set-up for money-center banks heading into Q2 earnings. He said the trade looks crowded and he would be a seller into an extended rally. George said the risk/reward is less attractive following the sector's most recent rally as economic growth remains muted and the pace of NIM expansion may slow. George believes the biggest potential catalyst would be a gradual steepening of the yield curve and pick-up on loan growth.
07/18/17
NOMU
07/18/17
NO CHANGE
Target $27
NOMU
Buy
Bank of America NII softness could weight on shares, says Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Steven Chubak said Bank of America reported a modest core beat but the NII miss and elevated bar for Q3 could result in modest share underperformance. The analyst remains encouraged by fee income resiliency, favorable credit trends, strong capital build, and compelling risk/reward, and reiterates his Buy rating and $27 price target.
08/09/17
WELS
08/09/17
INITIATION
WELS
Outperform
Bank of America resumed with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo resumed coverage of Bank of America with an Outperform rating and $30 price target.
10/16/17
BMOC
10/16/17
NO CHANGE
Target $29
BMOC
Market Perform
Bank of America price target raised to $29 from $27 at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst James Fotheringham raised his price target on Bank of America following Q3 earnings to reflect higher than expected net interest margins. Fotheringham notes that among the top four banks, Bank of America is the only one offering positive return potential. The analyst also sees positive broader trends and an opportunity to buy credit-sensitive stocks, as "investors remain bullish on rates but bearish on credit". Fotheringham maintains a Market Perform rating on Bank of America.
T AT&T
$36.90

0.17 (0.46%)

11/21/17
CHLM
11/21/17
NO CHANGE
Target $114
CHLM
Buy
Dycom price target raised to $114 from $90 at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Christian Schwab raised his price target for Dycom (DY) to $114 from $90 following quarterly results and as the worst of AT&T's (T) spending moderation seems behind it. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on Dycom's shares.
12/05/17
COWN
12/05/17
NO CHANGE
Target $170
COWN
Outperform
SBA Communications price target raised to $170 from $155 at Cowen
Cowen analyst Colby Synesael raised his price target on SBA Communications (SBAC) to $170 from $155 following meetings with management. The analyst noted its opportunities with Sprint (S) and AT&T (T) along with the small likelihood of M&A. Synesael reiterated his Outperform rating on SBA Communications shares.
12/04/17
JEFF
12/04/17
NO CHANGE
Target $194
JEFF
Hold
Jefferies sees Aetna trading at 10% discount to deal price
Jefferies analyst David Windley sees Aetna (AET) trading at a 10% spread to the $207 per share price paid by CVS Health (CVS) given the deal's "regulatory hurdles." The analyst sees Aetna trading today to $186 per share. Aetna in premarket trading is up 3%, or $5.99, to $187.30. Windley raised his price target for the stock to $194 from $185 and keeps a Hold rating on the name. The Department of Justice's stance on another major vertical integration, AT&T's (T) acquisition of Time Warner (TWX), suggests the CVS, Aetna transaction could face "significant scrutiny," Windley tells investors in a research note. He believes the regulatory cycle will likely take 9-12 months and may require some Part D divestitures.
11/29/17
KEYB
11/29/17
NO CHANGE
KEYB
Q3 results, analysis of Q4 viewership trends show some bright spots, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Andy Hargreaves notes that the Department of Justice's decision to sue to block AT&T (T)/Time Warner (TWX) seems likely to halt additional M&A until a resolution is reached. Additionally, the analyst points out that Q4 viewership trends appear most positive for Discovery (DISCA), Viacom (VIAB) so far, and 21st Century Fox (FOXA) remains his favorite long among TV network stocks.
AAPL Apple
$172.67

3.3 (1.95%)

12/11/17
RSBL
12/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $75
RSBL
Buy
Lumentum's shipments could triple in China, says Rosenblatt
Rosenblatt analyst Jun Zhang's research indicates Lumentum's shipments of high and low modules into Chinese OEMs could triple in 2018, offsetting CFP2 declines. Zhang said the ROADM ramp could deliver improved margins which could be incremental to US ROADM growth. Further, the analyst believes VCSEL laser competitors are behind Lumentum in terms of yield rate and quality and expects the company to hold its leading position at Apple when Apple (AAPL) books VCSEL laser capacity for 2018-19 over the next 2-3 months. Zhang rates Lumentum a Buy with a $75 price target.
12/11/17
SBSH
12/11/17
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Citi 'getting more nervous' on semiconductors after Asia trip
Following a trip last week to Asia meeting with companies across the technology supply chain, Citi analyst Christopher Danely says he's "getting more nervous" on the semiconductor sector. While demand from the PC end market remains strong, the NAND market remains weak and data points on Apple's (AAPL) iPhone were mixed, Danely tells investors in a research note. The analyst saw signs of an inventory build and believes upside to consensus estimates is declining. He feels momentum is slowing in the semiconductor space. Danely's top pick is Microchip (MCHP) and he's also Buy-rated on Texas Instruments (TXN), Applied Materials (AMAT), Nvidia (NVDA), Skyworks (SWKS), ON Semiconductor (ON) and Micron (MU). The analyst's checks indicate slower than expected iPhone X and 8 demand but stronger iPhone 7 demand. He views this as bad for Skyworks and Qorvo (QRVO) and good for Analog Devices (ADI).
12/08/17
CHLM
12/08/17
NO CHANGE
Target $24
CHLM
Buy
Finisar gross margins likely near bottom, says Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Richard Shannon said it could be "a couple more quarters" before Finisar (FNSR) is able to report both meaningful sales and gross margin improvement together. However, he notes that the company is currently guiding its gross margins near levels where they'd previously bottomed twice over the past six years, which indicates to him they may be near a bottom again. Shannon said he is encouraged by the company's apparent 3D sensor qualification, which he believes to be at Apple (AAPL), and maintains a Buy rating on Finisar shares, though he trimmed his price target to $24 from $25.
12/08/17
DADA
12/08/17
NO CHANGE
Target $325
DADA
Buy
Broadcom price target raised to $325 from $295 at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Thomas Diffely raised his price target on Broadcom (AVGO) to $325 after a better than expected Q4, saying strength was driven by content growth at Apple (AAPL). Diffely shifts his price target based on the 500bps expansion in operating margin, 72% dividend boost, and contributions from the recently completed Brocade acquisition. The analyst keeps his Buy rating, citing greater confidence in the strength of Broadcom business and potential for further growth.
MU Micron
$43.01

-0.2 (-0.46%)

11/30/17
DBAB
11/30/17
NO CHANGE
Target $55
DBAB
Buy
Micron price target raised to $55 from $50 at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Sidney Ho raised his price target for Micron Technology to $55 and maintains a Buy rating on the name. In a research note on Global Memory, analysts at Deutsche Bank said they expect record profit for memory in 2018 as demand-supply remains balanced and net wafer capacity adds remain limited due to capacity loss from conversions. They believe the market is underestimating the impact from greater wafer capacity losses from conversions, especially in NAND, and the inventory sell-down in 2016 that could result in lower memory bit shipments in 2018.
12/04/17
COWN
12/04/17
NO CHANGE
Target $50
COWN
Outperform
Micron upside not priced into shares, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Karl Ackerman said Micron is expected to show an earnings beat for the November quarter but the upside for the February quarter is not fully priced into the shares. He believes there will be no fundamental change in the next few quarters and near-term pricing is great. Ackerman reiterated his Outperform rating and $50 price target on Micron shares.
11/28/17
11/28/17
DOWNGRADE

Hold
Micron downgraded to Hold after rally at Standpoint Research
As previously reported, Standpoint Research analyst Ronnie Moas downgraded Micron to Hold from Outperform, saying he no longer sees his second-highest rating as justified following the stock's 138% rally since early December.

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GE

General Electric

$18.14

-0.625 (-3.33%)

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HMNY

Helios and Matheson

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EEM

MSCI Emerging Markets Index

$49.79

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C

Citi

$77.54

0.695 (0.90%)

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VPG

Vishay Precision

$27.30

0.55 (2.06%)

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SITE

SiteOne Landscape

$71.28

-0.2 (-0.28%)

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IWM

iShares Trust Russell 2000 Index Fund

$159.21

1.05 (0.66%)

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Russell 2000 Index

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LightPath

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LOW

Lowe's

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GE

General Electric

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Citi

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Ituran

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1.25 (3.67%)

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Citi

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Axalta Coating

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CS

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NTR

Nutrien

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Cambrex

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UA

Under Armour; also tag UAA

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Verizon

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LMT

Lockheed Martin

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COL

Rockwell Collins

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Spirit Airlines

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FNSR

Finisar

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QCOM

Qualcomm

$65.38

-0.05 (-0.08%)

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PG

Procter & Gamble

$90.31

0.7 (0.78%)

NOC

Northrop Grumman

$317.94

2.79 (0.89%)

CW

Curtiss-Wright

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ADTN

Adtran

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Ciena

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TWTR

Twitter

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