Piper bumps Starbucks price target up to $107 Piper Jaffray raised its price target for shares of Starbucks to $107 from $102 saying it has increased conviction in the achievability of its estimates over the next five years after traveling with management. Piper remains confident in its prediction that Starbucks will double earnings and reach a $100B-plus market capitalization in less than five years. It reiterates an Overweight rating on the stock.
Baidu calls active amid renewed takeover speculation Baidu February weekly 210 and 212 calls are active on total call volume of 7K (1K puts) amid renewed takeover speculation. February weekly call option implied volatility is at 29, March is at 26, April is at 27; compared to its 26-week average of 33 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions for large near term price movement.