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FOXA

Fox Corp.

$44.80

-0.44 (-0.97%)

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21st Century Fox call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in 21st Century Fox with 27,734 calls trading, 1.7x expected, and implied vol increasing over 1 point to 18.39%. Aug-18 46 calls and Apr-19 40 puts are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 20,000 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.66. Earnings are expected on August 8th.

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FOXA Fox Corp.
$44.80

-0.44 (-0.97%)

07/13/18
BERN
07/13/18
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BERN
Bernstein 'not so sure' Comcast will give up on Fox assets
Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger said that it appears that the market is starting to believe Comcast (CMCSA) will give up on its bid to buy assets from 21st Century Fox (FOXA) and focus on Sky (SKYAY), but he said he is "not so sure" that is the case after only one counter from Disney (DIS). He does not believe Comcast would put forth a $35 bid unless it was prepared to bid up to near $45 per share, Juenger tells investors. If Comcast ups its bid, it either wins Fox at a high price or Disney is forced to pay more, which both seem better than giving up to him, Juenger stated. In any case, the "winner" will be left with increased leverage on a cyclical business late in the cycle at a time when it needs to invest significantly to build its direct-to-consumer business, added Juenger.
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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. VF CORP DOUBLE UPGRADE: BofA Merrill Lynch analyst Robert Ohmes upgraded VF Corp (VFC) to Buy from Underperform and raised his price objective to $96 from $65 ahead of the company's earnings report on July 20, telling investors in a research note that he believes Vans will be a "go-to-brand" for the back-to-school selling season. He said his channel checks indicate accelerating momentum in Vans, especially classic styles, and that the $50-$60 price point is attractive given consumers' shift to value. RAYMOND JAMES DOWNGRADES AT&T: Raymond James downgraded AT&T (T) to Market Perform from Outperform. Analyst Frank Louthan said he views the Department of Justice appeal of the Time Warner case as a negative and said it is a "frustrating delay." Louthan expects the suit to be a "significant overhang" for an extended period of time, which will limit share appreciation, but remains confident AT&T will prevail. AT&T is lower by 2% in late morning trading. STIFEL STARTS GALMED WITH A BUY: Stifel analyst Adam Walsh initiated Galmed (GLMD) with a Buy rating and $35 price target, calling it a "legitimate late-stage NASH play" after Aramchol recently proved itself in a Phase 2 trial as a clearly active and "very safe" compound for treating NASH. Galmed is trading higher by over 17% in late morning trading. MORGAN STANLEY HIKES WWE TARGET TO $100: Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne said that WWE (WWE), by securing rights fees in its new five-year agreements with NBC (CMCSA, CMCSK) and Fox (FOX, FOXA) that are 3.6 times higher than its prior five-year broadcast agreement with NBC, has gained a "massive increase" in earnings power and "extremely high" visibility into the associated revenue. Given the recently announced deals, he raised his price target on WWE shares to $100 from $58 and kept an Overweight rating on the stock. WILLIAM BLAIR CALLS KEMPER PULLBACK 'BUYING OPPORTUNITY': William Blair analyst Adam Klauber said he views shares of Kemper (KMPR) as "even more attractive" after the recent pullback, which he attributes to selling pressures from Infinity Property shareholders receiving Kemper stock. Klauber said Kemper "continues to be our top conviction idea," and kept an Outpeform rating on the name. Kemper is higher by 4.8% in late morning trading.
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07/20/18
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Target $50
UBSW
Neutral
21st Century Fox downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
UBS analyst John Hodulik downgraded 21st Century Fox (FOXA) after Comcast (CMCSA) conceded to Disney (DIS) regarding an acquisition. Hodulik raised his price target to $50 from $48 on 21st Century Fox shares.
07/20/18
JEFF
07/20/18
NO CHANGE
Target $41
JEFF
Buy
Comcast added to Franchise Pick List with $41 target at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst John Janedis added Comcast (CMCSA) to his firm's Franchise Pick List while keeping a Buy rating on the shares with a $41 price target. The analyst expects the "M&A driven volatility" to subside following Comcast's announcement to walk away from 21st Century Fox (FOXA). The stock remains attractively valued with the company's fundamentals "stable to improving," Janedis tells investors in a research note. He believes the outcome of Sky (SKYAY) "will not be a thesis changer" and that Comcast should see multiple expansion.

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Home Depot

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AutoNation

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-0.045 (-0.11%)

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CR

Crane

$86.50

0.99 (1.16%)

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CR

Crane

$86.50

0.99 (1.16%)

18:14
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AN

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$42.01

-0.045 (-0.11%)

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Alphabet

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8.09 (0.72%)

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Alphabet

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8.09 (0.72%)

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Alphabet Class A

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STLD

Steel Dynamics

$31.55

0.09 (0.29%)

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FBMS

First Bancshares

$29.74

-0.105 (-0.35%)

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STLD

Steel Dynamics

$31.55

0.09 (0.29%)

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Steel Dynamics CEO sees 'modest growth' for steel consumption in second half »

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STLD

Steel Dynamics

$31.55

0.09 (0.29%)

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Steel Dynamics reports Q2 EPS 87c, consensus 89c »

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FDEF

First Defiance Financial

$27.22

-0.04 (-0.15%)

17:58
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First Defiance Financial reports Q2 EPS 61c, consensus 58c »

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QCOM

Qualcomm

$75.93

0.9 (1.20%)

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Intel

$51.36

1.1 (2.19%)

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Qualcomm falls after news Apple may buy Intel smartphone-modem chip business »

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Qualcomm

$75.93

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Intel

$51.36

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AAPL

Apple

$207.21

4.59 (2.27%)

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SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$297.82

0.65 (0.22%)

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S&P 500

$0.00

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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

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S&P 500

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WAFD

Washington Federal

$34.85

-0.12 (-0.34%)

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FBMS

First Bancshares

$29.74

-0.105 (-0.35%)

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First Bancshares reports Q2 EPS ex-items 79c, consensus 69c »

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NTDOY

Nintendo

$0.00

(0.00%)

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Law firm sues Nintendo over Joy-Con drift, Polygon reports »

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OEC

Orion Engineered

$18.41

0.05 (0.27%)

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Orion Engineered announces price increases »

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HMST

HomeStreet

$27.76

-0.03 (-0.11%)

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HomeStreet reports Q2 core EPS 13c, consensus 52c »

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GLD

SPDR Gold Shares

$134.46

(0.00%)

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SPDR Gold Shares holdings rise to 825.18MT from 820.49MT »

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RARX

RA Pharmaceuticals

$36.01

2.42 (7.20%)

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BHE

Benchmark Electronics

$25.05

0.22 (0.89%)

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AAPL

Apple

$207.21

4.59 (2.27%)

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Intel

$51.36

1.1 (2.19%)

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$207.21

4.59 (2.27%)

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Intel

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ATVI

Activision Blizzard

$45.57

0.43 (0.95%)

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NBSE

NeuBase Therapeutics

$3.55

-0.58 (-14.04%)

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CADE

Cadence Bancorp

$15.86

-3.75 (-19.12%)

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