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General Mills

$55.92

-0.11 (-0.20%)

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General Mills put volume heavy and directionally bearish

Bearish flow noted in General Mills with 3,836 puts trading, or 6x expected. Most active are Mar-18 55 puts and Jul-18 60 puts, with total volume in those strikes near 3,600 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 19.08, while ATM IV is up over 1 point on the day. Earnings are expected on March 21st.

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GIS General Mills
$55.92

-0.11 (-0.20%)

02/14/18
JEFF
02/14/18
UPGRADE
Target $63
JEFF
Buy
General Mills upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Akshay Jagdale upgraded General Mills to Buy with an increased price target of $63. The company has "significantly enhanced" its capabilities and refined its strategy, which should "unlock meaningful value from its underappreciated portfolio of leading brands," Jagdale tells investors in a research note. The analyst views the stock's current valuation as attractive.
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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. General Mills (GIS) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Piper Jaffray with analyst Michael Lavery saying he expects the company to use some of its tax reform benefit to increase "needed" brand investments. He sees the company posting 9%-10% average earnings growth over the next six quarters. 2. Ulta Beauty (ULTA) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo with analyst Ike Boruchow saying he sees "compelling setup" for the shares in 2018 given the company's "material" tax benefit and potential for fundamental stabilization. 3. IBM (IBM) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Amit Daryanani citing the benefits of the mainframe cycle upgrade, a favorable FX backdrop for the first time in 3 years, recovery in hybrid IT spending leading to 1%-3% revenue growth, and attractive 11-times PE valuation. 4. Oracle (ORCL) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Keith Weiss arguing that its current low valuation with cloud expectations diminished following its last three earnings reports presents "a tactical opportunity for old fashioned earnings growth to drive the shares higher." 5. United Technologies (UTX) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital analyst Deane Dray saying 2018 will mark the final year of margin pressure at the company's Pratt and Otis units which led to the recent underperformance. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
01/03/18
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Target $63
PIPR
Neutral
General Mills upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Lavery upgraded General Mills to Neutral and raised his price target for the shares to $63 from $53. The analyst expects the company to use some of its tax reform benefit to increase "needed" brand investments. He sees the company posting 9%-10% average earnings growth over the next six quarters.
12/21/17
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12/21/17
NO CHANGE
Target $60
FBCO
Neutral
General Mills price target raised to $60 from $53 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Robert Moskow raised his price target for General Mills to $60 from $53 following quarterly results as stabilization was less costly than feared in the U.S. The analyst reiterates a Neutral rating on the shares.

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