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NXPI

NXP Semiconductors

$115.88

-0.73 (-0.63%)

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Repeat spread trade in NXP Semiconductors as shares slip

Repeat spread trade in NXP Semiconductors as shares slip. The stock down 58c to $115.30 and 1.1K May 105 puts sold at $3.95 to buy 1.1K May 120 - 125 call spreads for $3.95. The three-way traded (opening) for even money 5K yesterday. The stock down today, but up 1.4% on the week after closing at multi-month lows of $113.73 Friday. The spread expresses confidence that shares won't drop below $105 over the next seven weeks and offers a max payout if shares rally 8.5% to $125 or better through the May expiration, which captures earnings early next month.

NXPI NXP Semiconductors
$115.88

-0.73 (-0.63%)

03/15/18
DBAB
03/15/18
INITIATION
Target $60
DBAB
Hold
Qualcomm resumed with a Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Ross Seymore resumed coverage of Qualcomm (QCOM) with a Hold rating and $60 price target. The analyst expects the shares to remain range-bound given the slowing pace of smartphone growth, potential for share loss in QCT, and ongoing litigation pressuring the QTL business. He sees these partially offset by accretion from the acquisition of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI).
03/19/18
MSCO
03/19/18
INITIATION
Target $127.5
MSCO
Equal Weight
NXP Semiconductors reinitiated with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Craig Hettenbach resumed coverage on NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) with an Equal Weight and $127.50 price target.
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SBSH
04/12/18
INITIATION
Target $127.5
SBSH
Neutral
NXP Semiconductors resumed with a Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Christopher Danely resumed coverage of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) with a Neutral rating and $127.50 price target. The analyst expects Qualcomm (QCOM) to close the acquisition of NXP at the current proposed price of $127.50 per share. He believes, however, that there is "some potential for the deal to break due to approval from China given the trade war." If the deal falls apart, Danely expects NXP shares to trade to $90.
04/12/18
SBSH
04/12/18
INITIATION
Target $58
SBSH
Neutral
Qualcomm resumed with a Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Christopher Danely resumed coverage of Qualcomm (QCOM) with a Neutral rating and $58 price target. The analyst believes the proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) could eventually drive earnings accretion of roughly 44% or $1.52, but he does not have confidence in the $500M in synergies. Danely expects a host of integration difficulties given differences in manufacturing, customer base, and NXP's merger with Freescale.

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