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BBBY

Bed Bath & Beyond

$8.75

0.77 (9.65%)

, MDR

McDermott

$4.39

0.24 (5.78%)

07:35
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08/23
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08/23/19
07:35

Unusual call flow in option market yesterday

Notable call activity was cited Thursday in Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), McDermott (MDR), and Carbon Black (CBLK).

BBBY

Bed Bath & Beyond

$8.75

0.77 (9.65%)

MDR

McDermott

$4.39

0.24 (5.78%)

CBLK

Carbon Black

$24.52

1.77 (7.78%)

  • 23

    Sep

BBBY Bed Bath & Beyond
$8.75

0.77 (9.65%)

07/11/19
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INITIATION

Fly Intel: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Microsoft (MSFT) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen. 2. Petrobras (PBR) initiated with a Buy at Goldman Sachs. 3. Navidea (NAVB) initiated with a Buy at Maxim. 4. Immunic (IMUX) initiated with a Buy at Chardan. 5. Target (TGT) was initiated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs, while Walmart (WMT), Home Depot (HD), Lowe's (LOW), and Costco (COST) were initiated with a Buy, and Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) was initiated with a Sell. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/23/19
JEFF
07/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $192
JEFF
Buy
Wayfair well positioned to take wedding registry market share, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Jonathan Matuszewski says his web analytics, pricing, and survey work prove Wayfair (W) is "uniquely-positioned to succeed in the attractive registry market." A high degree of market share currently resides with "struggling peers" like Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) and Macy's (M), presenting Wayfair with an opportunity to acquire engaged couples and their roughly 70M guests annually, Matuszewski tells investors in a research note. He estimates over $200M in 2022 wedding registry sales for Wayfair just from active customers, and over $600M when factoring in new customers and other occasions. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on the shares with a $192 price target. The online retailer closed Monday down 38c to $145.00.
08/09/19
EVER
08/09/19
UPGRADE
EVER
In Line
Bed Bath & Beyond upgraded to In Line from Underperform at Evercore ISI
08/20/19
BOFA
08/20/19
NO CHANGE
Target $20
BOFA
Buy
Bed Bath & Beyond price target lowered to $20 from $21 at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Curtis Nagle told investors in a research note that he is cautious on near-term trends for Bed Bath & Beyond, as it is operating without a permanent CEO and has yet to take any major steps to stage a turnaround after years of underperformance under the old executive team. The analyst, who lowered his FY19-FY21 EPS estimates to $1.89/$2.28/$2.87 from $1.96/$2.49/$3.09, lowered his price target to $20 from $21, and says he continues to see the fall as a reasonable timeframe for a new CEO announcement and decisions about selling non-core assets and 4.6 million square feet of owned real estate. Nagel reiterates a Buy rating, as he continues to see many avenues for earnings upside.
MDR McDermott
$4.39

0.24 (5.78%)

10/31/18
KEYB
10/31/18
DOWNGRADE
KEYB
Sector Weight
McDermott downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc
CBLK Carbon Black
$24.52

1.77 (7.78%)

08/23/19
JEFF
08/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $198
JEFF
Buy
VMware price target lowered to $198 from $213 at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst John DiFucci lowered his price target on VMware (VMW) to $198, saying that while the company posted a "solid" Q2, its Q3 guidance was affected by the revenue mix shift to "more ratable business". The analyst is keeping his Buy rating on the stock and contends that investors may be over-estimating the decline of its core compute business which has been "more resilient" lately. DiFucci further contends that VMware's deals with public cloud providers "extend the relevance" of its core business. The analyst adds that the company's Pivotal Software (PVTL) acquisition "makes sense" and comes at an "attractive" value, while the deal for Carbon Black (CBLK) comes with some "execution risk" because of the high level of competition in the corporate endpoint security sector.
08/23/19
OPCO
08/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $200
OPCO
Outperform
VMware price target lowered to $200 from $220 at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Ittai Kidron lowered his price target for VMware (VMW) to $200 from $220 and maintained an Outperform rating after the company delivered a "solid" quarter with "strong" billings metrics, adjusted guidance for Q3 and FY20 and announced plans to acquire Pivotal Software (PVTL) and Carbon Black (CBLK). In a research note to investors, Kidron says he has "mixed feelings" and is "less constructive" on Pivotal's deal merits, but understands VMware's efforts to complement its infrastructure-oriented portfolio with modern application development and endpoint security assets. He believes the shares will likely remain range-bound until VMware proves it can execute and drive top-line growth synergies.
08/23/19
FBCO
08/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $170
FBCO
Neutral
VMware price target lowered to $170 from $185 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Brad Zelnick lowered his price target for VMware (VMW) to $170 from $185 and maintained a Neutral rating following the company's "mixed" Q2 results and its intention to acquire Pivotal Software (PVTL) and Carbon Black (CBLK). In view of the rising SaaS mix, Zelnick says he prefers RPO bookings growth of 13% year-over-year as his preferred metric for the overall business fundamentals.
08/23/19
RBCM
08/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $190
RBCM
Outperform
VMware price target lowered to $190 from $210 at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Matthew Hedberg lowered his price target on VMware (VMW) to $190, saying its Q2 results were "good" though the below-consensus outlook was impacted by some mix-shift due to "increasing strength in hybrid cloud/SaaS". The analyst is keeping his Outperform rating on the shares however, stating that more importantly, the company's FY20 guidance was unchanged. Hedberg also believes that VMware's acquisitions of Pivotal Software (PVTL) and Carbon Black (CBLK) will bring "application modernization and endpoint security" to its platform.

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NVR

$3,632.55

-30.45 (-0.83%)

, JEF

Jefferies Financial Group

$19.47

-0.19 (-0.97%)

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NOC

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$368.25

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IIVI

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$39.05

-0.5 (-1.26%)

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$4.53

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NVR

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