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AMAT

Applied Materials

$51.62

0.19 (0.37%)

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Applied Materials put volume heavy and directionally bearish

Bearish flow noted in Applied Materials with 9,524 puts trading, or 1.8x expected. Most active are Dec-17 52 puts and Dec-17 48 puts, with total volume in those strikes near 6,400 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 1.94, while ATM IV is up over 1 point on the day. Earnings are expected on February 15th.

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AMAT Applied Materials
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0.19 (0.37%)

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KLA-Tencor named top 2018 Semiconductor Equipment pick at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Harlan Sur calls KLA-Tencor (KLAC) his top Semiconductor Equipment pick for 2018. The analyst believes 2018 will be another growth year for wafer fab equipment spending, broad based across memory and foundry/logic. Along with KLA-Tencor, the analyst has Overweight ratings on Applied Materials (AMAT), Lam Research (LRCX) and Orbotech (ORBK). He believes valuations still look attractive in the space.
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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).
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Alibaba (BABA) initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna. 2. WWE (WWE) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan. 3. Facebook (FB), Alphabet Class A (GOOGL), and Amazon.com (AMZN) were initiated with an Outperform at Evercore ISI, while Netflix (NFLX) was initiated with an In Line. 4. Applied Materials (AMAT) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo. 5. Delphi Technologies (DLPH) was initiated with an Overweight at Barclays while being initiated with a Neutral at BofA/Merrill and UBS. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Applied Materials initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst David Wong initiated Applie Materials with an Outperform rating and $65 price target, saying the company has a competitive advantage as the leader in multiple semiconductor equipment end markets.

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FSNN

Fusion Telecommunications

$3.83

-0.03 (-0.78%)

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AMZN

Amazon.com

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LGF.A

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CBS

CBS

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VIAB

Viacom

$31.96

0.58 (1.85%)

VIA

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$37.85

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GNC

GNC Holdings

$4.95

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PTC

$66.70

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AA

Alcoa

$52.37

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ENDP

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IP

International Paper

$62.23

0.74 (1.20%)

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FMC

FMC Corporation

$88.41

-5.45 (-5.81%)

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BBBY

Bed Bath & Beyond

$23.40

0.39 (1.69%)

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COLB

Columbia Banking

$45.94

0.36 (0.79%)

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ACOR

Acorda Therapeutics

$24.75

-0.3 (-1.20%)

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$NSD

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$NYE

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AMZN

Amazon.com

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-9.86 (-0.76%)

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$49.18

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Sony

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FOX

21st Century Fox

$36.49

0.7 (1.96%)

TWX

Time Warner

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VIA

Viacom

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CMCSA

Comcast

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DIS

Disney

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MELI

MercadoLibre

$340.45

0.6 (0.18%)

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FMC

FMC Corporation

$87.26

-6.6001 (-7.03%)

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SQM

$57.76

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SQM

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AXP

American Express

$100.20

-0.56 (-0.56%)

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Visa

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MA

MasterCard

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DIS

Disney

$111.22

-0.75 (-0.67%)

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INTC

Intel

$44.39

1.25 (2.90%)

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FMC

FMC Corporation

$87.26

-6.6 (-7.03%)

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SQM

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SBAC

SBA Communications

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1.62 (1.01%)

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LGF.A

Lionsgate

$33.90

1.62 (5.02%)

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CBS

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Lionsgate

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CBS

CBS

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VIAB

Viacom

$31.96

0.58 (1.85%)

VIA

Viacom

$37.85

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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,295.00

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VZ

Verizon

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1.055 (2.04%)

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ADP

ADP

$122.05

2.66 (2.23%)

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Cornerstone OnDemand

$39.28

0.34 (0.87%)

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ADP

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MSFT

Microsoft

$90.14

1.79 (2.03%)

ORCL

Oracle

$50.26

-0.01 (-0.02%)

PAYC

Paycom

$88.34

-0.01 (-0.01%)

PCTY

Paylocity

$49.46

0.71 (1.46%)

SAP

SAP

$111.45

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ULTI

Ultimate Software

$226.26

3.48 (1.56%)

WDAY

Workday

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2.17 (1.97%)

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DXCM

Dexcom

$56.32

-0.09 (-0.16%)

, ABT

Abbott

$58.77

-0.22 (-0.37%)

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Dexcom

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Abbott

$58.77

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CI

Cigna

$218.45

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