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ETFC

E-Trade

$61.35

1.32 (2.20%)

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E Trade call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in E Trade with 17,160 calls trading, 9x expected, and implied vol increasing almost 5 points to 29.85%. Oct-18 70 calls and Oct-18 65 calls are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 10,900 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.05. Earnings are expected on October 18th.

ETFC E-Trade
$61.35

1.32 (2.20%)

06/04/18
COMP
06/04/18
INITIATION
Target $72
COMP
Buy
E-Trade initiated with a Buy at Compass Point
Compass Point initiated E-Trade with a Buy and $72 price target.
07/20/18
FBCO
07/20/18
NO CHANGE
Target $77
FBCO
Outperform
E-Trade's softer growth may imply higher chance of takeout, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Craig Siegenthaler reiterated an Outperform rating on E-Trade (ETFC) and cut his price target to $77 from $79, telling investors in a research note that he forecasts modest upside to long-term EPS. The analyst says that softer core growth may imply a higher probability of a takeout, and thinks there is a ~50% probability that the board will look to sell the firm within six months. If E-Trade is put up for sale in October, the analyst estimates 30%+ upside given sizeable expense redundancies with likely acquirers TD Ameritrade (AMTD) and Charles Schwab (SCHW), but estimates ~10% near-term downside if the board decides to stay independent.
07/25/18
DBAB
07/25/18
NO CHANGE
Target $72
DBAB
Buy
Deutsche says Ameritrade, E-Trade merger 'becoming more compelling'
Deutsche Bank analyst Brian Bedell continues to see a merger between TD Ameritrade (AMTD) and E-Trade (ETFC) as making strategic and financial sense. With TD Ameritrade's integration of recently acquired Scottrade progressing better than expectations, a merger scenario with E-Trade is "becoming more compelling," Bedell tells investors in a research note. He updated his merger scenario model, raising his hypothetical merger scenario value of E-Trade from TD Ameritrade's perspective to $77 from $72, nearly a 30% premium to the current share price. Bedell raised his price target for TD Ameritrade to $77 from $72 and for E-Trade to $72 from $70. He keeps Buy ratings on both stocks.
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Fly Intel: Today's top analyst calls on Wall Street
Check out today's top analyst calls from around Wall Street, compiled by The Fly. VERTICAL GROUP RAISES SNAP RATING: Vertical Group analyst Phil Leggiere upgraded Snap (SNAP) to Mixed from Negative citing expectations for strong second half 2018 spending. Snap is higher by over 1% in late morning trading. PIVOTAL CUTS SPOTIFY TO HOLD: Pivotal Research analyst Jeffrey Wlodarczak downgraded Spotify (SPOT) to Hold from Buy with an unchanged price target of $200. The analyst cited valuation for the downgrade, given the "material rise" in the shares since his initiation report on May 29. Further, he increasingly views consensus 2018 premium monthly active user growth expectations as too aggressive. He lowered his Q2 premium subscriber MAU estimate from 6M to 5.5M, versus the consensus at 7M. Spotify's current valuation is fair and does not leave a lot of room for "operational/market hiccups," Wlodarczak told investors. DEUTSCHE SEES AMERITRADE/E-TRADE MERGER MAKING SENSE: Deutsche Bank analyst Brian Bedell continues to see a merger between TD Ameritrade (AMTD) and E-Trade (ETFC) as making strategic and financial sense. With TD Ameritrade's integration of recently acquired Scottrade progressing better than expectations, a merger scenario with E-Trade is "becoming more compelling," Bedell told investors. He updated his merger scenario model, raising his hypothetical merger scenario value of E-Trade from TD Ameritrade's perspective to $77 from $72, nearly a 30% premium to the current share price. Bedell raised his price target for TD Ameritrade to $77 from $72 and for E-Trade to $72 from $70. He kept Buy ratings on both stocks. GORDON HASKETT UPGRADES TARGET, DOWNGRADES WALMART: Gordon Haskett analyst Chuck Grom upgraded Target (TGT) to Accumulate from Hold and raised his price target on shares to $86 from 74 to reflect the recent acceleration in traffic. Grom said geolocation data and proprietary card data support his Q2 4.5% comp growth estimate. Grom also downgraded Walmart (WMT) to Hold from Accumulate and lowered its price target to $92 from $98. Grom thinks there are few near-term catalysts on the horizon and said the margin outlook is not as transparent following a period of improvement and stabilization. He expects Walmart shares to be range bound for the balance of the year.

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