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QCOM

Qualcomm

$65.59

-0.14 (-0.21%)

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20K Qualcomm Sep 7th 55 - 60 put spreads trade at 30c

20K Qualcomm Sep 7th 55 - 60 put spreads trade at 30c. The stock down 23c to $65.50 and size matches a 20K block of Sep 7th 60 puts opened on 7/31. The block at that time was one leg of 10K Sep 7th 55 - 60 - 65 put butterfly spreads, with the stock at $63.90. It appears that the spread today covers the body (60 puts) and the lower wing (55 puts) while opening (selling) 10K Sep 7th 55 puts. If so, the adjustment leaves them long 10K Sep 55 - 65 put spreads, a bearish play that offers a max payout if shares drop 16% to $55 or worse over the next month.

QCOM Qualcomm
$65.59

-0.14 (-0.21%)

08/06/18
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Qualcomm upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen
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08/06/18
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Target $80
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Underweight
Qualcomm China 5G-related RF position a threat to Skyworks, says Morgan Stanley
After speaking with a senior RF engineer at a "leading China OEM," Morgan Stanley analyst Craig Hettenbach said that, contrary to investor expectations, Qualcomm (QCOM) appears to be "in the driver seat" to win the majority of 5G-related RF content in the first wave of 5G capable phones in China. Qualcomm's traction in 5G RF can feed the bear case in Skyworks (SKWS) and Qorvo (QRVO), said Hettenbach, who lowered his target P/E multiple on Skyworks to reflect what he now sees as a more credible competitive threat from Qualcomm. Hettenbach lowered his price target on Skyworks to $80 from $87 and keeps an Underweight rating on the shares and he maintains an Equal Weight rating and $75 price target on Qorvo.
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Outperform
Qualcomm upgraded to Outperform at Cowen
As reported previously, Canaccord analyst Matthew Ramsay upgraded Qualcomm to Outperform from Market Perform. The analyst noted the company's $30B buyback and believes the shares offer a compelling risk/reward with effects of lower spending, solid customer performance, and potential QTL resolutions. Ramsay raised his price target to $80 from $64 on Qualcomm shares.
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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. Comcast (CMCSA) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities with analyst Hamilton Faber saying he believes "the bulk of the M&A storm" has passed. 2. Qualcomm (QCOM) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen with analyst Matthew Ramsay citing the company's $30B buyback and saying he believes the shares offer a compelling risk/reward with effects of lower spending, solid customer performance, and potential QTL resolutions. 3. Square (SQ) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Buckingham with analyst Chris Brendler saying the Q2 strong results reduced his concerns about high valuation and competition and said there is no reason why Square will not continue to report better-then-expected core revenue growth into 2020. 4. Parker-Hannifin (PH) upgraded to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI with analyst David Raso saying the company's recent operational struggles are behind it with this quarters report and views 2019 guidance as conservative. 5. Intercept (ICPT) upgraded to Buy from Sell at Goldman Sachs with analyst Salveen Richter saying Ocaliva in fatty liver disease nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is the crux of Intercept's value proposition and that he's positive into the Phase 3 Regenerate interim readout in the first half of 2019. 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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LABL

Multi-Color

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Walmart

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WUBA

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WUBA

58.com

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WAIR

Wesco Aircraft

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TGI

Triumph Group

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Hexcel

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ERJ

Embraer

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Curtiss-Wright

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Harris

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Northrop Grumman

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PNC Financial

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