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Facebook

$166.32

1.28 (0.78%)

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Facebook trader 'likes' today's million dollar butterfly

Facebook trader 'likes' today's million dollar butterfly. 10K April 13th 162.5/167.5/172.5 call flys were crossed midmarket on the PHLX this morning for $2.09 as shares traded $165.42. Matches a position opened Monday when shares were $159.33 and a trader bought the same fly for 81c while also selling 5K 147 puts for 31c. In this case the net entry of 50c is being closed for a 300% gain, or $750K in four days.

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FB Facebook
$166.32

1.28 (0.78%)

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WELS
04/11/18
NO CHANGE
Target $230
WELS
Outperform
Facebook CEO exceeds expecations in congressional hearing, says Wells Fargo
Following the first day of Congressional testimony by CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Wells Fargo analyst Ken Sena says the executive exceeded investor expectations. "He appeared focused, conciliatory, and genuinely engaged in a productive discussion" with legislators on how best to rectify the company's loss in public trust and the company's roadmap to safeguard against future abuses, the analyst contends. Sena sees this as a positive sign for investors, even though another long day of testimony remains ahead. He reiterates an Outperform rating and $230 price target on the shares.
04/11/18
ARGS
04/11/18
NO CHANGE
Target $214
ARGS
Buy
Facebook price target lowered to $214 from $237 at Argus
Argus analyst Joseph Bonner lowered his price target on Facebook to $214 and also reduced his FY18 EPS target to $8.54 from $8.61, saying the headline risk for the company has increased from the Cambridge Analytica scandal as well as the reported U.S. election tampering. Bonner contends that Facebook may be faced with "material" regulatory action and also may experience a decline in user engagement from the privacy related backlash. The analyst notes however that Facebook's operational results are strong, with earnings growth 65% and revenue growth of 47% last year, while its large daily active user base gives it the momentum to withstand the headwinds.
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RHCO
04/11/18
NO CHANGE
Target $225
RHCO
Buy
Facebook CEO 'cooperative and well prepared' in Senate testimony, says SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Youssef Squali keeps his Buy rating and $225 price target on Facebook following the 4-hour testimony by CEO Mark Zuckerberg in front of the U.S. Senate yesterday. The analyst says Zuckerberg appeared "well-prepared and cooperative" in defending Facebook position while also acknowledging its mistakes and expressing willingness to implement major platform changes. Squali calls the testimony a "seminal event" that will likely lead to increased regulation, but also maintains the view that large advertising platforms like Facebook should remain favored by more government oversight. The analyst maintains his view of no evidence of flight by large digital advertisers and no indication that users are leaving Facebook en masse. Squali also keeps his positive view on the stock's compelling valuation.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL), Apple (AAPL), and Facebook (FB) were initiated with a Buy at Monness Crespi. 2. Caterpillar (CAT) initiated with a Buy at Buckingham. 3. JPMorgan (JPM) initiated with a Hold at HSBC. 4. eBay (EBAY) assumed with an Overweight at KeyBanc. 5. Ericsson (ERIC) initiated with a Hold at Berenberg. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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Time Warner

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21st Century Fox

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21st Century Fox

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Viacom

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Bank of America

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Bank of America

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Wells Fargo

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JPMorgan

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AMZN

Amazon.com

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F

Ford

$10.82

-0.14 (-1.28%)

, WPP

WPP

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WPP

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FB

Facebook

$166.29

-1.82 (-1.08%)

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AKRX

Akorn

$19.68

0.31 (1.60%)

, FSNUY

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Akorn

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INFY

Infosys

$17.38

0.21 (1.22%)

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AKRX

Akorn

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Akorn

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Level Brands

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The Stars Group

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Sky

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TPR

Tapestry

$53.03

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DAL

Delta Air Lines

$55.40

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General Motors

$37.61

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Delta Air Lines

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General Motors

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Goodyear Tire

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Lincoln National

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GIS

General Mills

$43.41

-0.61 (-1.39%)

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CCL

Carnival

$65.88

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Royal Caribbean

$119.11

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Carnival

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Royal Caribbean

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Norwegian Cruise Line

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DIS

Disney

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GOOG

Alphabet

$1,072.73

-15.18 (-1.40%)

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Alphabet Class A

$1,076.64

-12.83 (-1.18%)

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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,527.39

-29.57 (-1.90%)

FB

Facebook

$166.29

-1.82 (-1.08%)

AAPL

Apple

$165.71

-7.08 (-4.10%)

MSFT

Microsoft

$95.01

-1.1 (-1.14%)

BIDU

Baidu

$232.38

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BABA

Alibaba

$179.07

-2.14 (-1.18%)

INTC

Intel

$51.53

-0.68 (-1.30%)

NVDA

Nvidia

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EPD

Enterprise Products

$26.60

-0.03 (-0.11%)

, MMP

Magellan Midstream

$65.16

-0.755 (-1.15%)

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Enterprise Products

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Magellan Midstream

$65.16

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MPLX

MPLX

PAA

Plains All American

$24.68

0.42 (1.73%)

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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,527.39

-29.57 (-1.90%)

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Time Warner

$96.23

-0.34 (-0.35%)

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Amazon.com

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TWX

Time Warner

$96.23

-0.34 (-0.35%)

T

AT&T

$34.67

-0.15 (-0.43%)

MYL

Mylan

$40.73

-0.08 (-0.20%)

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FB

Facebook

$166.29

-1.82 (-1.08%)

, AAPL

Apple

$165.71

-7.08 (-4.10%)

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Facebook

$166.29

-1.82 (-1.08%)

AAPL

Apple

$165.71

-7.08 (-4.10%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,527.39

-29.57 (-1.90%)

NFLX

Netflix

$327.57

-5.12 (-1.54%)

GOOG

Alphabet

$1,072.73

-15.18 (-1.40%)

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Alphabet Class A

$1,076.64

-12.83 (-1.18%)

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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,527.39

-29.57 (-1.90%)

, ACIA

Acacia Communications

$27.54

1.04 (3.92%)

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ACIA

Acacia Communications

$27.54

1.04 (3.92%)

OCLR

Oclaro

$8.27

0.08 (0.98%)

NOK

Nokia

$5.96

0.125 (2.14%)

NPTN

NeoPhotonics

$6.05

-0.01 (-0.17%)

LITE

Lumentum

$58.90

-1.05 (-1.75%)

FNSR

Finisar

$15.43

0.045 (0.29%)

MSFT

Microsoft

$95.01

-1.1 (-1.14%)

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