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March 13, 2014
10:31 EDTDRC, NTAP, PVH, EA, HOS, CZR, MPO, EPL, NOV, SCS, EXPR, EDOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Consolidated Edison (ED) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... EPL Oil & Gas (EPL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel... Electronic Arts (EA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Express (EXPR) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital... Midstates Petroleum (MPO) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... PVH Corp. (PVH) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Steelcase (SCS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Longbow... Caesar's (CZR) downgraded to Underperform from In-Line at Imperial Capital... NetApp (NTAP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Lake Street... National Oilwell (NOV) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at ISI Group... Hornbeck Offshore (HOS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at ISI Group... Dresser-Rand (DRC) downgraded to Accumulate from Buy at Tudor Pickering.
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August 20, 2015
06:51 EDTNTAPNetApp product growth still a concern, says Piper Jaffray
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05:55 EDTNTAPStocks with implied volatility above IV index mean; NTAP ATML
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August 19, 2015
18:34 EDTNTAPOn The Fly: After Hours Movers
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18:08 EDTNTAPNetApp advances after Q1 results and current quarter guidance top estimates
Share of computer data software and systems provider NetApp (NTAP) are advancing after reporting first quarter results that surpassed analyst expectations and provided better than expected guidance for the second quarter. WHAT'S NEW: NetApp reported Q1 profit and revenue that surpassed analysts' average estimates. The company reported Q1 earnings per share of 29c on revenue of $1.34B. Analysts were expecting EPS of 23c on revenue of $1.32B. Looking ahead to Q2, the company expects to report EPS of 55c-60c on revenue of $1.4B-$1.5B. Consensus estimates for Q2 were 46c for EPS and $1.39B for revenue at the time of the report. NetApp CEO George Kurian said, "The IT industry as a whole is going through fundamental change as enterprises transform themselves with digital capabilities. Data is at the heart of these transformations and where NetApp has a profoundly important role to play with our differentiated vision for data management." WHAT'S NOTABLE: On the company's Q1 earnings call, the CEO noted the transformation of IT environments. Customers are reducing their spend on traditional storage "which has put pressure on our ONTAP 7 mode business," Kurian noted. The CEO also pointed out that customers are slowing investment in the capacity expansion of their traditional storage environments. These dynamics put pressure on product revenue despite strong growth in other parts of the business, the CEO said. NetApp sees fiscal year 2016 revenue to be lower by 5% year-over-year as FX headwinds continue along with limited top line predictability. ANALYST TAKE: On August 17, Summit Research analyst Srini Nandury downgraded NetApp to Sell, saying dynamics in the storage industry as well as the company's Cluster ONTAP product transition will make revenue growth "elusive in the near-term." Weaker storage spending and continued problems with getting customers to upgrade to Cluster ONTAP could drive consensus estimates lower from current levels, Nandury told investors in a research note. PRICE ACTION: Shares of NetApp are up 6.75% in after-hours trading, but off their earlier after-hours high.
17:44 EDTNTAPNetApp sees FY16 revenue to down about 5%
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16:05 EDTNTAPNetApp spikes over 15% after reporting Q1 results, guidance
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16:03 EDTNTAPNetApp sees Q2 EPS 55c-60c, consensus 46c
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16:02 EDTNTAPNetApp reports Q1 EPS 29c, consensus 23c
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15:53 EDTNTAPNetApp August 29.5 straddle priced for 5.3% movement into Q1
14:48 EDTNTAPNotable companies reporting after market close
Notable companies reporting after the market close, with earnings consensus, include L Brands (LB), consensus 68c... NetApp (NTAP), consensus 23c... Synopsys (SNPS), consensus 59c... Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (PLKI), consensus 44c... Semtech (SMTC), consensus 24c.
14:16 EDTNTAPNetApp technical comments ahead of earnings
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13:30 EDTNTAPOptions with increasing put volume;
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12:53 EDTNTAPEarnings Watch: Analysts mostly bearish on NetApp ahead of Q1 earnings
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August 18, 2015
19:47 EDTCZRCaesars creditors give ultimatum to Apollo Global, Bloomberg says
Earlier this month, creditors opposed to Caesars Entertainment's (CZR) bankruptcy plan demanded that Apollo Global (APO) -- one of the company's owners -- relinquish control of the bankrupt unit's parent company, reports Bloomberg, citing two people with knowledge of the matter. In exchange, the creditors offered to withdraw several lawsuits related to the bankruptcy, said the sources. Apollo rejected the ultimatum, though sources noted that talks are continuing. Reference Link
13:36 EDTNTAPNetApp August volatility elevated into Q1 and outlook
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10:00 EDTEXPROn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) initiated with an Underperform at Wolfe Research... Abiomed (ABMD) initiated with a Buy at CRT Capital... Aeropostale (ARO) initiated with a Peer Perform at Wolfe Research... American Eagle (AEO) initiated with an Outperform, Top Pick at Wolfe Research... American Electric (AEP) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho... Benefitfocus (BNFT) initiated with an Overweight at First Analysis... Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) initiated with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Capitala Finance (CPTA) initiated with an Equal Weight at Stephens... Chico's (CHS) initiated with a Peer Perform at Wolfe Research... Children's Place (PLCE) initiated with an Outperform at Wolfe Research... Chimerix (CMRX) initiated with an Outperform at FBR Capital... Ciena (CIEN) initiated with a Market Perform at Northland... Crane (CR) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair... Entergy (ETR) initiated with a Neutral at Mizuho... Express (EXPR) initiated with an Outperform, Top Pick at Wolfe Research... Finisar (FNSR) initiated with a Market Perform at Northland... Francesca's (FRAN) initiated with a Peer Perform at Wolfe Research... Gap (GPS) initiated with an Underperform at Wolfe Research... Infinera (INFN) initiated with an Outperform at Northland... International Game (IGT) initiated with a Buy at Union Gaming... Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) initiated with an Outperform at FBR Capital... L Brands (LB) initiated with a Peer Perform at Wolfe Research... Luca Technologies (LUCA) initiated with an Outperform at Northland... Lumentum (LITE) initiated with an Outperform at Northland... M/A-COM (MTSI) reinstated with a Buy at Jefferies... MRV Communications (MRVC) initiated with an Outperform at Northland... Michael Kors (KORS) initiated with a Peer Perform at Wolfe Research... NN, Inc. (NNBR) initiated with a Buy at Stifel... NeoPhotonics (NPTN) initiated with an Outperform at Northland... Oclaro (OCLR) initiated with an Outperform at Northland... Scientific Games (SGMS) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee CRT... SolarCity (SCTY) initiated with a Neutral at UBS... Summit Materials (SUM) initiated with a Neutral at Citi... Tech Data (TECD) initiated with an Underperform at BofA/Merrill... Urban Outfitters (URBN) initiated with a Peer Perform at Wolfe Research... Zumiez (ZUMZ) initiated with an Underperform at Wolfe Research... lululemon (LULU) initiated with a Peer Perform at Wolfe Research.
08:46 EDTPVHAbercrombie & Fitch confirms new leadership team for A&F brand
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August 17, 2015
17:05 EDTEXPRExpress initiated with an Outperform, Top Pick at Wolfe Research
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10:09 EDTNTAPOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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06:04 EDTNTAPNetApp downgraded to Sell from Hold at Summit Research
Summit Research analyst Srini Nandury downgraded NetApp (NTAP) to Sell saying dynamics in the storage industry as well as the company's Cluster ONTAP product transition will make revenue growth "elusive in the near-term." Weaker storage spending and continued problems with getting customers to upgrade to Cluster ONTAP could drive consensus estimates lower from current levels, Nandury tells investors in a research note. Further, the analyst believes NetApp continues to lose high sales performers to competitors such as Nimble Storage (NMBL), Pure Storage, Tegile and Tintri. He expects the company's FY16 revenue to decline 6% on top of the 3% decline in FY15, with only modest growth in FY17. Nandury cut his price target for NetApp shares to $28 from $32. The stock closed Friday up 13c to $30.75.
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