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PG

Procter & Gamble

$83.00

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Notable spread in P&G as a large position is adjusted

Notable spread in P&G as a large position is adjusted. The stock up 62c to $83 and 10K Mar 90 - Apr 87.5 call spreads sold at 66c. 11K trade on the day and the spread likely rolls short Mar 90 calls opened 1/29 when a seller collected 59c with shares near $87 (rolling out of Apr 95 calls). Those are being covered for 17c today and a new position in Apr 87.5 calls sold at 83c. The ongoing adjustments are probably part of an overwrite strategy against shares and expressing the view that PG will see limited upside in the months ahead. Next earnings late-April and outside of the Apr expiration.

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PG Procter & Gamble
$83.00

0.62 (0.75%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Qualcomm (QCOM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura Instinet with analyst Romit Shah saying with Broadcom's (AVGO) hostile takeover attempt now analogous to a "gun to the head," Qualcomm management is likely to more aggressively focus on driving shareholder value in order to remain a standalone franchise. 2. Twitter (TWTR) upgraded to Buy from Sell at Aegis with analyst Victor Anthony saying he believes 2018 will be an inflection point in owned and operated advertising for Twitter and he sees a return to double-digit growth in that area in 2019. 3. Procter & Gamble (PG) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs with analyst Jason English saying he no longer sees enough downside to estimates to drive material underperformance for the stock. 4. Northrop Grumman (NOC) and Curtiss-Wright (CW) were upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. 5. Ciena (CIEN) was upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs, while Adtran (ADTN) was upgraded to Neutral from Sell. 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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Target $88
GSCO
Neutral
Procter & Gamble upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Jason English upgraded Procter & Gamble to Neutral and raised his price target for the shares to $88 from $83. The analyst no longer sees enough downside to estimates to drive material underperformance for the stock. he admits his expectation of a negative estimate revision cycle has failed to materialize.
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Nielsen shows improved two-week sales trends, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Kevin Grundy says two-week sales growth in U.S. Nielsen channels improved sequentially for key home and personal care companies Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Church & Dwight (CHD) and Clorox (CLX), as well as beverage companies Monster Beverage (MNST), Coca-Cola (KO) and Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS). While overall growth remains tepid, sequential improvement in December for consumer spending, including staples, has been more upbeat, Grundy tells investors in a research note titled "Party Like It's 1999? Not Quite, But US Nielsen HPC/Bevs 2-Week Data Improves." The analyst favors shares of Church & Dwight, Procter & Gamble (PG), Dr Pepper and Monster.
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DBAB
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Target $101
DBAB
Buy
Procter & Gamble initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Steve Powers started Procter & Gamble with a Buy rating and $101 price target. The company is well positioned after "finally" catching up with market realities," the analyst contends. He views the risk/reward as attractive at current share levels.

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