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LPLA

LPL Financial

$68.95

0.88 (1.29%)

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Call buyer in LPL Financial Holdings ahead of earnings next week

Call buyer in LPL Financial Holdings ahead of earnings next week. The stock up 83c to $68.93 and 3.4K Apr 75s trade $1.75 when bid-ask was $1.60 to 1.75. The block opens a position struck 8.7% above spot and will more than triple LPLA open interest, which is just 1.5K across all strikes. The company is due to report 1/31 and has already seen notable gains since the last report - shares rallied 3.6% to $56.25 following the results on 10/26/18 and have added another 22.5% since that time.

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LPLA LPL Financial
$68.95

0.88 (1.29%)

01/14/19
SBSH
01/14/19
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Citi gets more defensive on Brokers & Asset Managers, downgrades five
Citi analyst Citi analyst William Katz is taking a more defense stance on the traditional Brokers & Asset Managers to reflect what he sees as "weak" fundamentals and "still elevated" consensus estimates. The analyst reduced his target multiples across the group and downgraded Affiliated Managers (AMG) and Brightsphere Investment Group (BSIG) to Neutral from Buy as well as Artisan Partners (APAM), Waddell & Reed (WDR) and Franklin Resources (BEN) to Sell from Neutral. Katz calls Och-Ziff Capital (OZM) and LPL Financial (LPLA) his top ideas and also opened a "30 Day Positive Catalyst Watch" for Carlyle Group (CG) and Legg Mason (LM). The analyst recommends pair trades of Overweight AllianceBernstein (AB), underweight Artisan Partners (APAM), and overweight BlackRock (BLK), underweight T. Rowe Price (TROW).
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. CVS Health (CVS) initiated with an Overweight at Cantor Fitzgerald. 2. EVO Payments (EVOP) initiated with a Buy at BTIG. 3. Coherent (COHR) initiated with a Buy at Vertical Group. 4. LPL Financial (LPLA) was initiated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs while CalAmp (CAMP), Stifel Financial (SF), and Raymond James (RJF) initiated with a Neutral. 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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11/27/18
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Target $79
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Conviction Buy
LPL Financial initiated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Alexander Blostein started LPL Financial with a Buy rating and added the shares to his firm's Americas Conviction List. He has a $79 price target for the stock. Blostein initiated the smid-cap Brokers with an Attractive coverage view and names LPL his top pick. The company screens best on organic growth in Wealth Management, revenue growth from customer cash monetization and capital generation, Blostein tells investors in a research note.
10/30/18
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10/30/18
NO CHANGE
Target $84
SBSH
Buy
LPL Financial added to U.S. Focus List at Citi
Citi analyst William Katz added LPL Financial to his firm's U.S. Focus List after hosting investor meetings with management. The Street has yet to appreciate LPL's earnings accretion potential as management extends the maturity of he Cash Deposit Sweep program, Katz tells investors in a research note. He raised his price target for the shares to $84 from $80 and keeps a Buy rating on the name.

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