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C

Citi

$68.97

-0.13 (-0.19%)

, CHK

Chesapeake

$1.87

0.05 (2.75%)

07:30
09/11/19
09/11
07:30
09/11/19
07:30

Unusual put flow in option market yesterday

Notable put activity was cited Tuesday in Citi (C) and Chesapeake (CHK).

C

Citi

$68.97

-0.13 (-0.19%)

CHK

Chesapeake

$1.87

0.05 (2.75%)

  • 15

    Oct

C Citi
$68.97

-0.13 (-0.19%)

07/26/19
KBWI
07/26/19
UPGRADE
Target $260
KBWI
Outperform
Goldman Sachs upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Brian Kleinhanzl upgraded Goldman Sachs (GS) to Outperform from Market Perform and raised his price target for the shares to $260 from $225. The analyst, who also upgraded Citi (C) and Bank of America (BAC) today to Outperform, raised the Universal Bank group to Overweight from Market Weight as he believes the economic cycle will be extended following rate cuts from the Federal Reserve. Further, the current valuations for the group are attractive "as we are not as late cycle as feared," Kleinhanzl tells investors in a research note. He also expects rotation back to financial stocks after investors have reduced allocations to the group. Investors should position for better macro conditions with a focus on owning money center banks and select brokers, says Kleinhanzl.
07/26/19
07/26/19
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Goldman Sachs (GS) and Citi (C) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette. 2. Ambev (ABEV) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan with analyst Lucas Ferreira saying the post-earnings share rally shows that investors are chasing good growth stories to play Brazil's economic recovery. 3. West Pharmaceutical (WST) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill with analyst Derik de Bruin saying that over the course of the first half, the company addressed his prior concerns around organic revenue growth and product mix trends while also boosting its operating margins and generating higher free cash flows. 4. Union Pacific (UNP) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities, while CSX (CSX) was upgraded to Neutral from Underweight. 5. Hasbro (HAS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst John Staszak citing the company's dominant position with a range of "strong" brands as well as in the big-screen business. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/06/19
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09/06/19
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BOFA
BofA/Merrill sees Citi, Citizens BB&T risk/reward as 'compelling'
BofA Merrill Lynch analyst Erika Najarian said she does not believe bank stocks are pricing in a recession, though they are "bearing the brunt of cycle concerns." Bank stocks could be at a near-term bottom, said Najarian, who sees compelling risk/rewards for shares of Citi (C), Citizens Financial (CFG) and BB&T (BBT) even when taking into account theoretical fair value in a recession. Even in the case of a recession, banks have materially improved underwriting since the financial crisis and she estimates an average 46% EPS hit in a downturn but only a 5% hit in tangible book value versus consensus 2020 forecasts, Najarian tells investors.
09/10/19
UBSW
09/10/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $49
UBSW
Neutral
Wells Fargo downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
UBS analyst Saul Martinez downgraded Wells Fargo (WFC) to Neutral and lowered his price target on the stock to $49 from $51. The analyst attributes the rating change to his reduced estimates for earnings and lower net interest income along with the continued uncertainty and low visibility around the progress in the management's efficiency improvements. Martinez also cites Wells Fargo's relative valuation, with shares trading at 11.3-times expected FY20 earnings - a premium to JP Morgan's (JPM) 10.8-times, Bank of America's (BAC) 9.2-times, and Citigroup's (C) 7.9-times.
CHK Chesapeake
$1.87

0.05 (2.75%)

06/28/19
MSCO
06/28/19
UPGRADE
Target $2.75
MSCO
Overweight
Chesapeake resumed at Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Devin McDermott resumed coverage of Chesapeake with an Overweight rating, up from his previous Equal Weight rating, stating that he now see a clearer path toward lower leverage and that his recent time with management pointed toward solid execution on operational improvements. The analyst, who thinks further strategic action could be a catalyst for better investor sentiment, set a $2.75 price target on Chesapeake shares.
06/28/19
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Procter & Gamble (PG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst Jason English saying there is room for further relative outperformance of the shares despite their 41% rise over the past 52 weeks. 2. AutoZone (AZO) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer with analyst Brian Nagel saying he is incrementally optimistic in its underlying potential after having spent considerable time with senior leadership at the firm's recent conference. 3. Chesapeake (CHK) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Devin McDermott saying he now see a clearer path toward lower leverage and that his recent time with management pointed toward solid execution on operational improvements. 4. Smart Global (SGH) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Needham analyst Rajvindra Gill saying the shares are down 31% since the start of 2019 as its Brazil segment continues to be pressured by falling memory pricing. 5. KB Home (KBH) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James with analyst Buck Horne saying the company's "healthy" orders in Q2 mitigate the downside risk. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/08/19
RAJA
08/08/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $3
RAJA
Market Perform
Chesapeake downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst John Freeman downgraded Chesapeake Energy to Market Perform from Outperform saying the company's outspend gap is wider than he expected.
08/08/19
RAJA
08/08/19
DOWNGRADE
RAJA
Market Perform
Chesapeake's outspend gap wider than expected, says Raymond James
Raymond James analyst John Freeman downgraded Chesapeake Energy to Market Perform from Outperform saying the company's outspend gap is wider than he expected. In a research note to investors, Freeman says that while Chesapeake has made a lot of progress pivoting to oilier assets, the preliminary 2020 outlook discussed by management suggests that the cash flow outspend gap remains much wider than he had previously anticipated. The analyst believes more pressure is placed on executing non-core asset sales to shore up the balance sheet, given capital requirements over the next several years.

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IIVI

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, CPE

Callon Petroleum

$4.53

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NVR

NVR

$3,632.55

-30.45 (-0.83%)

, JEF

Jefferies Financial Group

$19.47

-0.19 (-0.97%)

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Jefferies Financial Group

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SPB

Spectrum Brands

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NOC

Northrop Grumman

$368.25

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PriceSmart

$60.29

-0.39 (-0.64%)

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Finisar

$24.31

1.25 (5.42%)

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IIVI

II-VI

$39.05

-0.5 (-1.26%)

, CPE

Callon Petroleum

$4.53

-0.015 (-0.33%)

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NVR

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NINE

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MO

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Airbus

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Air Lease

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Post Holdings

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