Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Ardelyx (ARDX) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray. 2. Parker Drilling (PKD) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital. 3. Frontdoor (FTDR) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim. 4. Barnes & Noble Education (BNED) initiated with a Buy at Needham. 5. PlayAGS (AGS) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.