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AFL

Aflac

$47.60

-0.1 (-0.21%)

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Earnings hedge opened in Aflac

Earnings hedge opened in Aflac. The stock up 2c to $47.72 and 18.6K Mar 40 - 50 risk-reversals trade 8c. The investor is apparently selling puts to buy calls, opening the biggest open interest in the name, and hedging stock ahead of a 1/31 profit report. The stock lost 1.2% to $42.19 on 10/25 after the last report, but has rallied 13.1% since that time.

AFL Aflac
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Boeing, Tesla, Nvidia make Morgan Stanley 'key man risk' list
Morgan Stanley equity strategist Mark Savino noted that about 12% of CEO jobs among S&P 500 companies turned over in 2017, noting that this was the highest level of CEO departures since before the financial crisis. The 59 stocks of S&P 500 companies that had CEOs depart in 2017 underperformed the market by 11% over the next 12 months, or since the departure for instances that were less than 12 months ago, noted Savino. In cooperation with the firm's U.S. analysts, Savino and his team identified the companies in each sector they believe face the greatest level of "key man risk," which includes: Boeing (BA), Tesla (TSLA), ADT Inc. (ADT), Moody's (MCO), TransUnion (TRU), Arista Networks (ANET), Church & Dwight (CHD), Coca-Cola (KO), Monster Beverage (MNST), Coupa Software (COUP), Salesforce (CRM), FireEye (FEYE), MongoDB (MDB), Microsoft (MSFT), New Relic (NEWR), XPO Logistics (XPO), Hilton (HLT), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Best Buy (BBY), Ulta (ULTA), Aflac (AFL), Athene Holding (ATH), Lincoln National (LNC), Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG), Chubb (CB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Facebook (FB), Alphabet (GOOGL), Apple (AAPL), Terex (TEX), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Freeport McMoRan (FCX), FleetCor (FLT), Global Payments (GPN), Square (SQ), Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Broadcom (AVGO), Nvidia (NVDA), Chegg (CHGG), DXC Technology (DXC), Medidata (MDSO), Pluralsight (PS), RealPage (RP), Shopify (SHOP) and T-Mobile (TMUS).
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JPMorgan sees attractive risk/rewards for life insurance stocks
Life insurance stocks offer attractive risk/reward profiles at current share levels, JPMorgan analyst Jimmy Bhullar tells investors in a research note. The analyst, who's been cautious on the sector for the past two years, says that while his fundamental view "remains mixed," the macro environment has improved, investor sentiment has become negative, and valuation levels are more reasonable following the group's significant underperformance. He maintains Overweight ratings on Aflac (AFL), Lincoln National (LNC), and Prudential (PRU) and reiterates his negative stance on Brighthouse Financial (BHF).
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12/31/18
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Sun Life Financial upgraded to Buy at Argus on valuation
Argus analyst Jacob Kilstein upgraded Sun Life Financial (SLF) to Buy from Hold with a price target of $39, saying the company's valuation has become attractive after an 18% decline in the stock price since his last published report. The analyst cites Sun Life Financial's consistently strong earnings and above peer average ROE, along with some of its recent "small acquisitions" that should boost its earnings. Kilstein adds that his price target on the stock implies a forward earnings multiple of 10.5-times, which is still below the peer average of 11.7% valuation seen in the likes of Aflac (AFL) and Primerica (PRI).
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Aflac downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Jimmy Bhullar downgraded Aflac to Neutral with an unchanged price target of $51. The analyst forecasts insurers to generate "healthy" margins in their foreign businesses, especially in Japan, but he adds that "lackluster" sales and negative currency moves present headwinds. He points out that Aflac has the most exposure to international markets among the names he covers.

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CVB Financial

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OTTW

Ottawa Bancorp

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals

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AYI

Acuity Brands

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HYAC

Haymaker Acquisition

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Sage Therapeutics

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Nvidia

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Curaleaf Holdings

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CVS Health

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SGS SA

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Clorox

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Celanese

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