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Morgan Stanley

$54.12

1.08 (2.04%)

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Morgan Stanley puts outpace calls 6:1

Morgan Stanley puts outpace calls 6:1. The stock up $1.06 to $54.11 and small lots of Apr 45 puts trade across the exchanges for 6c before a 9.6K block traded for 7c when bid-ask was 3 to 7c. 10.1K changed hands at that strike against 7.7K open interest and the bearish flow opens positions struck 16.8% below spot, expiring in 11 days. 3K Apr 13th 52.5 puts also changed hands. Apr 51, Apr 13th 51, and Apr 13th 50.5 puts are next most active. Total volume is 22K puts and 3.5K calls. Earnings 4/18 and two days before the April expiration.

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MS Morgan Stanley
$54.12

1.08 (2.04%)

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Target $330
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Goldman Sachs to benefit from market volatility, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo says rising volatility could push his above consensus estimates for Goldman Sachs (GS) even higher. Goldman could be one of the biggest volatility beneficiaries, Mayo tells investors in a research note. He notes Goldman generates the highest contribution from trading among the large U.S. banks, with Morgan Stanley (MS) being second. The analyst keeps an Outperform rating on Goldman shares with a $330 price target.
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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. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Atlantic Equities by analyst John Heagerty, as his analysis leads him to increase his FY18 EPS view by 11% on average for the banks he covers. He also sees positive secondary effects for the banks from higher U.S. GDP growth. Heagerty raised his price target on Wells Fargo shares to $64 from $55. The analyst also upgraded Morgan Stanley (MS) to Overweight this morning, citing the same analysis of the potential benefits from tax reform. 2. Deere upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital by analyst Seth Weber, who said he is positive on the company's leadership position in North American farm machinery which is stabilizing and exposure to the earth moving equipment category. The analyst is also constructive on Deere's recent Wirten Group acquisition. 3. Target (TGT) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna. 4. State Street (STT) and BNY Mellon (BK) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi, with analyst Keith Horowitz saying he thinks the trust banks are the best way to play the digital transformation to the cloud and finds the current valuation as attractive. 5. RBS (RBS) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. Analyst Alvaro Serrano also downgraded Barclays (BCS) and Lloyds Banking (LYG). 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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Morgan Stanley upgraded on tax reform benefits at Atlantic Equities
As previously reported, Atlantic Equities analyst John Heagerty upgraded Morgan Stanley (MS) to Overweight from Neutral, as his analysis leads him to increase his FY18 EPS view by 11% on average for the banks he covers. He also sees positive secondary effects for the banks from higher U.S. GDP growth. Heagerty raised his price target on Morgan Stanley shares to $61 from $48. The analyst also upgraded Wells Fargo (WFC) to Neutral from Underweight this morning, citing the same analysis of the potential benefits from tax reform.
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Morgan Stanley upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities

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SM

SM Energy

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Facebook

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Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp.

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EMCOR

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