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March 11, 2014
09:15 EDTFCEL, EJ, MYGN, ZBB, BYD, VIPS, LJPC, AEO, PLUG, FTEK, BONT, JCPOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: FuelCell (FCEL), up 16%. Shares of alternative energy industry peers Plug Power (PLUG), up 9%, and ZBB Energy (ZBB), up 16%, are also higher in pre-market trading. ALSO HIGHER: Boyd Gaming (BYD), up 14% after activist investor Elliott disclosed a stake in the company that includes a 4.99% voting interest and a total economic exposure of 7%... La Jolla Pharmaceutical (LJPC), up 71% after announcing that its Phase 2 trial of GCS-100 in chronic kidney disease reached its primary and key secondary endpoints... J.C. Penney (JCP), up 7.5% following upgrade to Buy rating at Citigroup. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: American Eagle (AEO), down 5%... Bon-Ton Stores (BONT), down 5.7%... Fuel Tech (FTEK), down 20%. ALSO LOWER: Myriad Genetics (MYGN), down 8% after company denied request for injunction against rival... Vipshop (VIPS), down 4% following downgrade to Neutral rating at Goldman.
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October 7, 2015
07:22 EDTAEOAmerican Eagle initiated with a Neutral at Citi
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07:07 EDTMYGNMyriad Genetics, Tufts Health Plan sign agreement to cover Prolaris
Myriad Genetics announced that it has signed a three-year contract with Tufts Health Plan through which the plan will provide coverage of Prolaris for members diagnosed with localized prostate cancer. Prolaris is the first and only biopsy test validated against prostate cancer specific mortality. Tufts Health Plan is a leading health plan in the Northeast with more than one million members. Tufts Health Plan's members will benefit from this agreement, which is designed to drive optimal treatment because men can confidently pursue active surveillance for tumors identified as being less aggressive with Myriad's extensively validated Prolaris combined score. Recent data show that many men realize no benefit from interventional treatment, and many suffer needlessly from the side effects associated with radical prostatectomy and radiation.
October 6, 2015
07:23 EDTMYGNAmerican Society of Human Genetics to hold annual meeting
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06:22 EDTJCPStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; JCP AAL
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October 5, 2015
09:03 EDTFTEKFuel Tech announces air pollution control orders totaling $11M
Fuel Tech announced the receipt of multiple air pollution control contracts from customers in the US and China. These awards have an aggregate value of approximately $11M. The first US order is for an Electrostatic Precipitator upgrade to reduce particulate emissions from a large coal-fired utility boiler in the Midwest. This order represents the equipment and installation phase of a project for which engineering was released earlier this year. The scope includes the supply and installation of internal components, electrical power supplies and integrated plant controls for the ESP. Installation and startup are scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2016. The second order is for an ESP retrofit on a coal-fired unit in the Midwest in which the scope includes engineering and equipment to improve the performance and reliability of the unit. Delivery of the equipment is scheduled for the first quarter of 2016. In China, two orders were received for ULTRA systems that will be installed on utility coal-fired units being retrofitted with NOx reduction technology. Fuel Tech's ULTRA process provides for the safe and cost-effective on-site conversion of urea to ammonia for use as a reagent in the selective catalytic reduction of NOx, eliminating the hazards associated with the transport, storage and handling of anhydrous or aqueous ammonia. Equipment deliveries are expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2015. An additional award in China was received for Fuel Tech's HERT High Energy Reagent Technology(TM) and NOxOUT Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction systems for a coal-fired boiler at a power generation facility. Equipment delivery is expected to occur in the first quarter of 2016.
08:35 EDTFCELFuelCell announces definitive agreements with DOE
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October 2, 2015
08:58 EDTVIPSVipshop recent weakness a buying opportunity, says Summit Research
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06:48 EDTJCPJ.C. Penney announces actions to de-risk pension plan
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October 1, 2015
12:57 EDTJCPOptions with increasing put volume
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September 30, 2015
09:31 EDTBYDLas Vegas reports August gaming win down 1.4% to $908.24M
Las Vegas strip August gaming win fell 4.7% to $527.38M. Publicly traded companies in the casino space include Boyd Gaming (BYD), Caesars (CZR), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), MGM Resorts (MGM), Penn National (PENN) and Wynn Resorts (WYNN).
07:07 EDTBYDDeutsche Bank to hold a conference
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September 28, 2015
15:37 EDTBYDLas Vegas Sands abandons plans for South Florida casino, LVRJ says
Las Vegas Sands' (LVS) senior vice president of government relations confirmed published reports that the company has abandoned its effort to build a casino-resort in South Florida, reported the Las Vegas Review Journal. The report, which noted that Wynn Resorts (WYNN), MGM Resorts (MGM), Boyd Gaming (BYD) and Genting Berhad were also involved in the Florida efforts, said that Sands will now focus its attention on a potential development in Georgia. Reference Link
10:18 EDTJCPJ.C. Penney rises after CEO meeting prompts upgrade
Shares of J.C. Penney (JCP) are rising in morning trading after a Sterne Agee CRT analyst upgraded the retailer to Buy with a $13 price target following a meeting with the company's new chief executive officer. WHAT'S NEW: Sterne Agee CRT analyst Charles Grom upgraded J.C. Penney this morning to Buy from Neutral with a $13 price target after recently spending time with new CEO Marvin Ellison at the company's headquarters. Grom said he came away from the meeting "more confident" in the company's turnaround plan, adding that Ellison has the "right demeanor" and business sense to lead the company and "right the ship." Ellison took over as CEO of the retailer on August 1, replacing previous CEO Myron "Mike" Ullman. Sterne's Grom said that while the firm has previously been critical of the retailer's strategy, he believes the initiatives, led by Ellison, are "refreshing" and could boost the company's EBITDA. Grom thinks Ellison is the right person to help revive J.C. Penney and believes the company can surpass its long-term EBITDA target of $1.2B by 2017, saying that this goal "may prove to be a floor rather than a ceiling." Additionally, the analyst sees "multiple levers" to drive same-store sales higher. Despite his optimism in J.C. Penney's recovery story, the analyst notes that U.S. consumer spending is shifting away from traditional items in department stores toward move service-oriented products, traditional mall traffic trends remain "suppressed" and weather trends across the U.S. in August and September were not "ideal" for mall-based retailers. WHAT'S NOTABLE: J.C. Penney recently named John Tighe as executive vice president and chief merchant, effective October 1. Tighe, most recently senior vice president and senior general merchandise manager for the men's, children's, footwear, handbag and intimate apparel divisions, will succeed Elizabeth "Liz" Sweney, the company said. On August 31, Deutsche Bank analyst Paul Trussell upgraded J.C. Penney to Buy from Hold and raised his price target on the stock to $12 from $10, calling the company a "self-help story." Trussell noted that the company has already improved its merchandise mix and is now moving toward better pricing and fewer markdowns. Trussell said that the company's target of mid-single digit same-store sales growth looks "achievable" and its brands and assortment "look right." OTHERS TO WATCH: Other department store operators include Macy's (M), Kohl's (KSS) and Sears Holdings (SHLD). PRICE ACTION: J.C. Penney is up 1.5% to $9.57 in morning trading and is up nearly 50% year-to-date.
10:00 EDTJCPOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy upgrades include: ANI Pharmaceuticals (ANIP) upgraded on valuation at Roth Capital... AbbVie (ABBV) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi... Astec (ASTE) upgraded to Accumulate from Neutral at Global Hunter... Atmel (ATML) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James... BAE Systems (BAESY) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein... BG Group (BRGYY) upgraded on valuation at BMO Capital... Boston Scientific (BSX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Needham... C.H. Robinson (CHRW) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T... Citi (C) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies... Diamond Offshore (DO) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank... Endologix (ELGX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BTIG... Infosys (INFY) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Societe Generale... J.C. Penney (JCP) upgraded on confidence in CEO, initiatives at Sterne Agee CRT... Knowles (KN) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at FBR Capital... Lexicon (LXRX) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Gabelli... MTN Group (MTNOY) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank... Natera (NTRA) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush... Omnicell (OMCL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sidoti... RBC Bearings (ROLL) upgraded to Buy from Accumulate at Global Hunter... Raptor Pharmaceuticals (RPTP) upgraded to Perform from Underperform at Oppenheimer... Regal Entertainment (RGC) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley... Repsol (REPYY) upgraded on valuation at BMO Capital... Star Bulk Carriers (SBLK) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank... Stoneridge (SRI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T... Transocean (RIG) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank... Vertex (VRTX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus... Wabash (WNC) upgraded to Buy from Accumulate at Global Hunter.
08:52 EDTJCPOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
IN FOCUS: Apple (AAPL) after announcing it set a record by selling more than 13M new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models in the first three days after launch of the devices. HIGHER: Media General (MEG), up 22% after Nexstar (NXST) announced a proposal to acquire the company for cash Nexstar shares currently valued at $14.50 per Media General share... Alcoa (AA), up 5.4% after announcing that its board has unanimously approved a plan to separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies - an Upstream company that will operate under the Alcoa name and a new Value-Add company whose name will be announced at a later date... Atmel (ATML), up 7% after Reuters reported that Cypress Semiconductor (CY) is working on a competing bid to Dialog Semiconductor's (DLGNF) takeover offer... J.C. Penney (JCP), up 3% after Sterne Agee CRT upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral after meeting with the company's new CEO. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Cal-Maine Foods (CALM), down 8%. ALSO LOWER: Verastem (VSTM), down 50% after stopping enrollment in the Phase 2 study of VS-6063 for patients with mesothelioma for futility after a Data Safety Monitoring Board review of a pre-planned interim analysis... Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), down 3.7% after the Detroit Free Press said some local UAW workers rejected a four-year tentative pact between the United Auto Workers and the company... Williams (WMB), down 3% after Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) announced a business combination transaction valued at approximately $37.7B, including the assumption of debt and other liabilities. Under the deal, an affiliate of ETE, will acquire Williams at an implied current price of $43.50 per Williams share.
07:52 EDTJCPJ.C. Penney upgraded on confidence in CEO, initiatives at Sterne Agee CRT
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07:50 EDTBYDUBS and Deutsche Bank to co-host a forum
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07:22 EDTJCPJ.C. Penney upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sterne Agee CRT
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05:36 EDTJCPJ.C. Penney implied volatility of 44 at lower end of index mean range
September 25, 2015
07:22 EDTMYGNEuropean Society for Medical Oncology to hold a conference
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