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MDXG

MiMedx

$7.35

-0.48 (-6.13%)

, DKS

Dick's Sporting

$32.53

-0.31 (-0.94%)

07:30
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Unusual put flow in option market yesterday

Notable put activity was cited Monday in MiMedx (MDXG), Dicks (DKS), and Mallinckrodt (MNK).

MDXG

MiMedx

$7.35

-0.48 (-6.13%)

DKS

Dick's Sporting

$32.53

-0.31 (-0.94%)

MNK

Mallinckrodt

$16.19

0.03 (0.19%)

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MDXG MiMedx
$7.35

-0.48 (-6.13%)

02/23/18
LSCM
02/23/18
DOWNGRADE
LSCM
Hold
MiMedx downgraded to Hold from Buy at Lake Street
02/23/18
CHLM
02/23/18
NO CHANGE
Target $19
CHLM
Buy
MiMedx fundamentals, execution should ultimately 'win out,' says Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Matt Hewitt noted that MiMedx management hosted an update call to address investor concerns about the recently announced investigation into sales practices and accounting, during which they revealed that King & Spalding has been hired as an independent legal advisor and KPMG will provide forensic accounting services. Uncertainty surrounding the investigation and recent short seller attacks have pushed shares over 50% off of their highs, but Hewitt ultimately thinks the company's fundamentals and strong execution will "win out," making the stock "intriguing" at current levels, he tells investors. He keeps a Buy rating and $19 price target on MiMedx shares.
02/21/18
LSCM
02/21/18
NO CHANGE
Target $12
LSCM
Buy
Lake Street says MiMedx remains 'real company,' cuts price target to $12
Lake Street analyst Bruce Jackson lowered his price target for MiMedx Group to $12 from $18 after the company delayed the release of its Q4 results after the board's audit committee requested independent legal and accounting investigations. While the near-term picture "might be uncertain," MiMedx continues to be a "real company" with revenue of $324M that grew more than 30% in 2017, Jackson tells investors in a research note. He sees the company's "strong" gross margins and "promising" new product pipeline limiting downside risk from current share levels. Nonetheless, the internal investigation represents a "significant overhang" on the stock until it is resolved, which implies multiple compression, the analyst adds. He keeps a Buy rating on MiMedx.
02/23/18
02/23/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $9

Hold
MiMedx downgraded to Hold with $9 price target at Lake Street
As previously reported, Lake Street analyst Bruce Jackson downgraded MiMedx to Hold from Buy, stating that a resolution of the investigation into current and prior period sales and distribution practices is unlikely to be swift and the shares are unlikely to outperform until the investigation is resolved. If the investigation resolves favorably, the upside potential "would be significant and he would be an aggressive buyer of the stock, but for now Jackson cut his price target on MiMedx shares to $9 from $12.
DKS Dick's Sporting
$32.53

-0.31 (-0.94%)

02/21/18
OTRG
02/21/18
UPGRADE
OTRG
Mixed
Dick's Sporting upgraded to Mixed from Negative at OTR Global
02/05/18
02/05/18
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Wells Fargo (WFC) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette, to Neutral from Buy at Citi, to Underperform from Outperform at RBC Capital, to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan, and two notches to Underweight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 2. Dick's Sporting (DKS) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Matthew McClintock saying sentiment on the shares have improved over the past month under the narrative that Dick's could become the next Best Buy (BBY). 3. Amgen (AMGN) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities with analyst Steve Chesney citing relative valuation and more balanced risk/reward on Repatha's commercial trajectory and the of legacy biologics given biosimilar, branded and IP risks. 4. Marathon Petroleum (MPC) and MPLX (MPLX) were downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies. 5. VMware (VMW) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Walter Pritchard saying he sees "no easy deal" for Dell and expects the overhang to cap VMware shares around the $138 level. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
02/05/18
LEHM
02/05/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $25
LEHM
Underweight
Dick's Sporting downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Matthew McClintock downgraded Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) to Underweight and cut his price target for the shares to $25 from $33. Sentiment on the shares have improved over the past month under the narrative that Dick's could become the next Best Buy (BBY), McClintock tells investors in a research note. The analyst, however, sees few, if any, similarities between the two companies. He questions how the Dick's business model of a "physical sporting goods box with a sparse labor model and no treasure hunt aspects will remain relevant as changing consumer preference." The company is facing accelerating competitive pressures in apparel and has substantial exposure to weak hunting trends, McClintock adds.
02/07/18
JPMS
02/07/18
NO CHANGE
Target $43
JPMS
Overweight
Dick's Sporting risk/reward 'highly attractive,' says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Christopher Horvers sees a "highly attractive" risk/reward in shares of Dick's Sporting Goods following the recent selloff. The analyst believes the Eagles Super Bowl win and new Little League bat regulations could provide a near-term lift in comp sales. He keeps an Overweight rating on Dick's with a $43 price target.
MNK Mallinckrodt
$16.19

0.03 (0.19%)

01/05/18
UBSW
01/05/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $18
UBSW
Neutral
Sucampo downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
UBS analyst Marc Goodman downgraded Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP) to Neutral to reflect the takeover by Mallinckrodt (MNK). The analyst believes the deal is likely to close without significant issues and upped his price target for the shares to $18 from $15.
01/08/18
WELS
01/08/18
NO CHANGE
WELS
Market Perform
Mallinckrodt news likely to viewed as slight negative, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst David Maris believes Mallinckrodt's sale today of two hemostasis products will likely be viewed as slightly negative since it is dilutive and reverses a prior deal. At the time of the original acquisition, Mallinckrodt said it was strategically expanding its hospital presence and cited the innovative profiles, high growth potential, and durability of Recothrom and Preveleak, Maris tells investors in a research note. He keeps a Market Perform on the shares.
01/09/18
BMOC
01/09/18
NO CHANGE
BMOC
Outperform
BMO Capital 'pleased' with Mallinckrodt steps to evolve portfolio
After Mallinckrodt (MNK) announced the divestiture of hemostasis products Recothrom and Preveleak to Baxter (BAX) for $185M, BMO Capital analyst Gary Nachman said he was "pleased" with these moves and the company's recent deal for Sucampo (SCMP) as steps toward evolving its portfolio and reducing Acthar concentration risk. While saying there is still more to do, Nachman believes Mallinckrodt's expanding pipeline warrants more attention and he keeps an Outperform rating on the stock.
02/02/18
LEHM
02/02/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $20
LEHM
Underweight
Mallinckrodt downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Douglas Tsao downgraded Mallinckrodt to Underweight and cut his price target for the shares to $20 from $23. The acquisition of Sucampo (SCMP) does not address ongoing concern over Acthar and reduces the company's strategic options by raising leverage to 4.5 times, Tsao tells investors in a research note. Reimbursement pressure for Acthar could intensify, and, while not imminent, the franchise could face competition, the analyst adds.

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