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February 19, 2013
19:11 EDTNTSP, MDRX, BHP, MM, DMD, SINA, TSS, LLNW, GDOT, LZB, NRF, TEXOn The Fly: After Hours Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: SINA (SINA), up 6.1%... Allscripts (MDRX), up 5.7%... La-Z-Boy (LZB), up 10.6%... ALSO HIGHER: Demand Media (DMD), up 14.8% after Q4 results and saying it is exploring separating its businesses into two independent, publicly-traded companies... NetSpend Holdings (NTSP), up 30% after announcing an agreement to be acquired by Total System (TSS) for $16 per share. Green Dot (GDOT), which competes with NetSpend in the general purpose reloadable debit card market also gained 12.5% in after hours trading... DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Millennial Media (MM), down 26%... Terex (TEX), down 6.3%... Limelight Networks (LLNW), down 7.5%... ALSO LOWER: BHP Billiton (BHP), down 0.4% after announcing its CEO will retire in May... Northstar Realty (NRF), down 3% after announcing offering of 30M shares of common stock...Total System (TSS), down 1.8% after announcing an agreement to acquire NetSpend for $16 per share.
News For SINA;MDRX;LZB;DMD;NTSP;GDOT;MM;TEX;LLNW;BHP;NRF;TSS From The Last 14 Days
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April 22, 2015
10:17 EDTMDRXHigh option volume stocks
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April 21, 2015
16:15 EDTGDOTGreen Dot receives patent related to mobiles location sharing security
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April 20, 2015
10:00 EDTSINAOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: 58.com (WUBA) initiated with a Hold at Summit Research... Aduro Biotech (ADRO) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital... Alibaba (BABA) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... Baidu (BIDU) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... Callaway Golf (ELY) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies... Cellectis (CLLS) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies... Changyou.com (CYOU) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... Cheetah Mobile (CMCM) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... Ctrip.com (CTRP) initiated with a Hold at Summit Research... Dynegy (DYN) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley... FMC Corporation (FMC) initiated with a Neutral at Monness Crespi... Franklin Financial Network (FSB) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill... Granite Construction (GVA) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen... Hershey (HSY) initiated with a Reduce at Nomura... JD.com (JD) initiated with a Hold at Summit Research... Jumei (JMEI) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... McEwen Mining (MUX) initiated with a Buy at H.C. Wainwright... Natural Gas Services (NGS) initiated with a Neutral at Sidoti... New Residential (NRZ) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill... Platform Specialty Products (PAH) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse... Qihoo 360 (QIHU) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... Qunar (QUNR) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... SINA (SINA) initiated with a Hold at Summit Research... Smith & Wesson (SWHC) initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital... Sohu.com (SOHU) initiated with a Hold at Summit Research... SolarEdge (SEDG) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank... Splunk (SPLK) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup... Tableau (DATA) initiated with a Neutral at Citigroup... Team Health (TMH) initiated with an Outperform at Leerink... Tuniu (TOUR) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... Vipshop (VIPS) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... Vista Outdoor (VSTO) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital... Weibo (WB) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... YY Inc. (YY) initiated with a Buy at Summit Research... Youku Tudou (YOKU) initiated with a Hold at Summit Research... Zhaopin (ZPIN) initiated with a Hold at Summit Research.
05:48 EDTSINASINA initiated with a Hold at Summit Research
Target $39.
April 16, 2015
10:00 EDTBHPOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: AGCO (AGCO) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan... Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman... Anglo American (AAUKY) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman... BAE Systems (BAESY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS... BHP Billiton (BHP) downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman... Black Diamond (BDE) downgraded on valuation at Stifel... Boston Private Financial (BPFH) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill... Columbus McKinnon (CMCO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at CL King... CoreSite Realty (COR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Evercore ISI... Meggitt (MEGGF) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS... Methanex (MEOH) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Scotia Capital... Nokia (NOK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup... SanDisk (SNDK) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at BTIG... Thomson Reuters (TRI) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... Turquoise Hill (TRQ) downgraded to Hold from Speculative Buy at TD Securities... Washington Federal (WAFD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at DA Davidson.
05:47 EDTBHPBHP Billiton downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman
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April 14, 2015
10:50 EDTSINAOptions with increasing implied volatility
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09:02 EDTTSSProPay adds MasterCard MasterPass checkout service
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April 13, 2015
16:21 EDTSINAOn The Fly: Top stock stories for Monday
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13:26 EDTSINAOn The Fly: Top stock stories at midday
Stocks on Wall Street were mixed at midday, with the Dow and S&P 500 slightly lower and the Nasdaq clinging to a narrow gain. The broader market opened in positive territory and the averages moved in a narrow trading range during the morning. The Nasdaq has been the strongest of the indices since the open, though early gains from Apple (AAPL) and Qualcomm (QCOM) had evaporated by near midday, taking a bite out of the gains the index had been seeing earlier in the session. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., no major economic data was released. In China, export sales unexpectedly contracted 15% in March, while imports shrank 12.7% last month from a year ago. The March fall in imports was in line with forecasts, unlike the one for exports, which were expected to rise 12%. COMPANY NEWS: Activist investor Jana Partners is putting pressure on Qualcomm to increase stock buybacks and take other actions to increase shareholder value, including an exploration of spinning off its chip unit from its patent-licensing unit. In response to statements made by JANA, Qualcomm noted that it recently increased its stock repurchase authorization to $15B and repeated that it plans to repurchase $10B of common stock within one year. Barry Rosenstein of JANA Partners, while speaking on CNBC, said Qualcomm should buy back $15B of its shares over the next six months, before the company undertakes strategic actions that could move the stock higher... Apple shares were rising early in the trading day but had given up their gains by midday. Pre-orders of its new Apple Watch started Friday. The company did not release any sales figures for the first weekend, but research firm Slice Intelligence estimated that nearly one million customers in the U.S. preordered the device on the first day it was available. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers were Alamos Gold (AGI), which rose 6%, and AuRico Gold (AUQ), which rose 7%, after the companies announced an agreement to combine via "a merger of equals" with a transaction equity value of about $1.5B. Upon completion of the deal, former Alamos and AuRico shareholders will each own approximately 50% of the new Alamos Gold and a new company, to be named AuRico Metals, will be created to hold AuRico's Kemess project and some other assets. The newly formed company will own a 4.9% equity interest in the spinoff and the remaining "SpinCo" shares will be distributed 50% each to former Alamos and AuRico shareholders. Also higher was Builders FirstSource (BLDR), which gained 65% after announcing that it has entered into an agreement to acquire ProBuild Holdings in an all-cash transaction valued at about $1.63B. Among the noteworthy losers was Basic Energy (BAS), which fell 8% after Raymond James downgraded the stock to Market Perform based on valuation, substantial pricing pressure, and industry overcapacity. Also lower were U.S.-listed shares of Sina (SINA), which dropped 5% after the Financial Times reported that China's government has warned that it will shut down the company's service if it does not "improve censorship." INDEXES: Near midday, the Dow was down 19.08, or 0.11%, to 18,038.57, the Nasdaq was up 7.93, or 0.16%, to 5,003.91, and the S&P 500 was down 3.04, or 0.14%, to 2,099.02.
10:00 EDTBHPOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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09:38 EDTSINASINA trades lower after Beijing warns on insufficient censorship
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09:20 EDTSINAOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
HIGHER: Builders FirstSource (BLDR), up 54.35% after acquiring ProBuild in all-cash transaction... Arrowhead (ARWR), up 14.3% after being cleared to proceed with multiple dose Phase 2b study of ARC-520... Oramed Pharmaceuticals (ORMP), up 6.9% after enrolling first patient in glucose clamp study for oral insulin... Clovis Oncology (CLVS), up 8.2% after being upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman... Quantum (QTM), up 3.2% after announcing go-to-market partnership with Dot Hill Systems (HILL)... Netflix (NFLX), up 3.4% after being upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS... Apple (AAPL), up just under 1% following reports of Apple Watch orders. LOWER: Sina (SINA), down 3% following a report from the Financial Times that China may shut down the company if censorship doesn't improve... Ruckus Wireless (RKUS), down 2.9% after being downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman... Allot Communications (ALLT), down 2.7% after being downgraded to Hold from Buy at Needham.
08:36 EDTMDRXAllscripts to hold a meeting
6th Annual Financial Community Town Hall Meeting is being held in Chicago on April 13 at 7 pm. Webcast Link
07:31 EDTMDRXHealthcare Information & Management Systems Society to hold a conference
HIMSS 2015 is being held in Chicago on April 12-16.
07:29 EDTMDRXLeerink to hold booth tours at HIMSS
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06:29 EDTSINAChina may shut down Sina if censorship doesn't improve, Financial Times says
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05:35 EDTBHPBHP Billiton downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
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