Trading Ideas http://www.benzinga.com/views/taxonomy/term/22 en NAFTA Round One: Gordon Johnson Weighs In On Free Trade's Effects On Steel, Manufacturing http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/08/9957226/nafta-round-one-gordon-johnson-weighs-in-on-free-trades-effects-on-steel-manufact <p>The United States concluded first-round negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico Sunday, having laid groundwork to modernize the 23-year-old treaty.</p> <p>President Donald Trump has been critical of the existing deal and has <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/news/17/04/9349993/traders-show-fear-as-u-s-nafta-withdrawal-may-be-near">threatened to exit</a> altogether if the U.S. doesn&rsquo;t reach <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/general/politics/17/07/9789101/trumps-new-nafta-negotiating-strategy-seeks-additional-restrictions-o">terms more favorable</a> to American manufacturing.</p> <p>But some industry experts champion the present arrangement.</p> <p>&ldquo;The North American Free Trade Agreement has been great for the steel industry and manufacturing,&rdquo; Axiom Capital Management analyst Gordon Johnson told Benzinga. &ldquo;Quite frankly, I think opening up borders to trade is a very positive thing because it enables the most efficient prices and products to come to market.&rdquo;</p> <p>Border-closing, on the other hand, has &ldquo;quite negative&rdquo; effects.</p> <p>&ldquo;Protectionism doesn&#39;t work in the steel industry, we&rsquo;ve seen it time and time ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/08/9957226/nafta-round-one-gordon-johnson-weighs-in-on-free-trades-effects-on-steel-manufact alt=NAFTA Round One: Gordon Johnson Weighs In On Free Trade&#039;s Effects On Steel, Manufacturing>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> AKS Axiom Capital Management DE Gordon Johnson News RS X Education Futures Commodities Politics Events Markets Trading Ideas General AKS US0015471081 DE US2441991054 RS US7595091023 X US9129091081 News Education Futures Commodities Politics Events Markets Trading Ideas General Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:21:10 +0000 Elizabeth Balboa 9957226 at http://www.benzinga.com Ulta Beauty: Ugly Chart Ahead Of Q2 Report http://www.benzinga.com/news/earnings/17/08/9956554/ulta-beauty-ugly-chart-ahead-of-q2-report <p><strong>Ulta Beauty Inc </strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/ulta#NASDAQ">ULTA</a>), a retailer of beauty products, was faring relatively better than most other retail counterparts for much of the year-to-period. Everything about the stock was beautiful up until early June. The company&#39;s fiscal <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/05/9526864/ultas-q1-was-a-real-beauty"> first-quarter earnings,&nbsp;</a> released after the market close on May 25 revealed forecast-beating earnings per share and revenues. Ulta showed particular strength in e-commerce, which rose 70 percent. The company also raised its comp growth forecast for 2017. The stock ended the session up. 3.2 percent after gap-opening higher at $305.50 (from the previous session&#39;s close of $293.05) on May 26 in reaction to the results.</p> <p>Following the earnings release, the stock closed higher for six straight sessions. The extended post-earnings run up took the stock to an all-time closing high of $313.73 on June 5. Ulta also touched a record high (intra-day) of $314.86 on the same day. <a href="https://ycharts.com/companies/ULTA/chart/#/?format=indexed&amp;title=&amp;zoom=ytd&amp;displayTicker=false&amp;endDate=&amp;calcs=include:true,id:price,,include:true,id:level&amp;quoteLegend=&amp;scaleType=&amp;splitType=single&amp;correlations=&amp;units=false&amp;securities=include:true,id:ULTA,,include:true,id:^RLX&amp;maxPoints=650&amp;quotes=true&amp;securitylistName=&amp;securityGroup=&amp;partner=&amp;recessions=&amp;source=&amp;startDate=&amp;securitylistSecurityId=&amp;note=&amp;legendOnChart=" ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/news/earnings/17/08/9956554/ulta-beauty-ugly-chart-ahead-of-q2-report alt=Ulta Beauty: Ugly Chart Ahead Of Q2 Report>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Earnings Goldman Sachs News Oppenheimer ULTA Guidance Technicals Previews Movers Trading Ideas ULTA US90384S3031 News Earnings Guidance Technicals Previews Movers Trading Ideas Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:07:01 +0000 Shanthi Rexaline 9956554 at http://www.benzinga.com Time For Profit Taking In Deere Shares? http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9956422/time-for-profit-taking-in-deere-shares <p><strong>Deere &amp; Company </strong>(NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/de#NYSE">DE</a>) shares were up more than 50 percent in the past year prior to a 5.3 percent Friday sell-off in the wake of a disappointing <a href="https://investor.deere.com/our-company/investors-relations/financial-information/quarterly-earnings/default.aspx">earnings report</a>. Now that the numbers are out, Deere investors must decide whether or not to join the ranks of the profit takers.</p> <p>Unfortunately, not even Wall Street analysts can agree on <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/de">where Deere</a> is headed from here. Baird analyst Mircea Dobre said Deere&rsquo;s numbers were bad enough for investors to throw in the towel. Baird downgraded the stock on Friday to Neutral and lowered its price target from $140 ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9956422/time-for-profit-taking-in-deere-shares alt=Time For Profit Taking In Deere Shares?>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Analyst Color Baird Credit Suisse DE Jamie Cook Long Ideas Mircea Dobre Downgrades Price Target Reiteration Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas DE US2441991054 Long Ideas Analyst Color Downgrades Price Target Reiteration Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:37:06 +0000 Wayne Duggan 9956422 at http://www.benzinga.com Veritone Gets A Huge Boost From Positive Barron's Coverage http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/08/9956909/veritone-gets-a-huge-boost-from-positive-barrons-coverage <p><strong>Veritone Inc</strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/veri#NASDAQ">VERI</a>) shares are trading higher by $3.18 at $11.05 in Monday&#039;s session. Over the weekend, the company was mentioned positively in a Barron&#039;s article written by Tiernan Ray that focused on the "Big Brains Behind Artificial Intelligence."</p> <p>He noted the company&#039;s CEO, Chad Steelberg, has ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/08/9956909/veritone-gets-a-huge-boost-from-positive-barrons-coverage alt=Veritone Gets A Huge Boost From Positive Barron&#039;s Coverage>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> VERI Technicals Intraday Update Movers Tech Trading Ideas VERI Technicals Intraday Update Movers Tech Trading Ideas Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:56:20 +0000 Joel Elconin 9956909 at http://www.benzinga.com Snap's 5-Day Win Streak In Jeopardy http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/08/9956631/snaps-5-day-win-streak-in-jeopardy <p><strong>Snap Inc</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/snap#NYSE">SNAP</a>) shares are trading lower by 22 cents at $13.79 in Monday&#039;s session. It is attempting extend its 5-day winning streak that has taken the issue from all-time-closing low on Aug.11 ($11.83) to north of ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/08/9956631/snaps-5-day-win-streak-in-jeopardy alt=Snap&#039;s 5-Day Win Streak In Jeopardy>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> SNAP Technicals Intraday Update Movers Tech Trading Ideas SNAP Technicals Intraday Update Movers Tech Trading Ideas Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:41:33 +0000 Joel Elconin 9956631 at http://www.benzinga.com Is Nat Gas The Best Way To Trade The Solar Eclipse? http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/08/9956839/is-nat-gas-the-best-way-to-trade-the-solar-eclipse <p>Natural gas stocks and ETNs like <strong>United States Natural Gas Fund</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/ung#NYSE">UNG</a>) and <strong>VelocityShares 3x Long Natural Gas ETN </strong>(NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/ugaz#NYSE">UGAZ</a>) may see an uncommon catalyst this week &mdash; a solar eclipse.</p> <p>On Monday, the moon, sun and Earth will be in perfect alignment for some of the continental United States, with the moon ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/08/9956839/is-nat-gas-the-best-way-to-trade-the-solar-eclipse alt=Is Nat Gas The Best Way To Trade The Solar Eclipse?>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News solar eclipse UGAZ UNG Commodities Events Markets Trading Ideas ETFs UNG US9123181102 UGAZ News Commodities Events Markets Trading Ideas ETFs Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:39:23 +0000 Taylor Cox 9956839 at http://www.benzinga.com Knight, Ryder: Here's Buckingham's Picks Among Transportation Names http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9956021/knight-ryder-heres-buckinghams-picks-among-transportatio <p>In a note released Monday, Buckingham Research initiated coverage of transportation companies, with <strong>Knight Transportation</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/knx#NYSE">KNX</a>), <strong> Ryder System, Inc. </strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/r#NYSE">R</a>) and <strong> Werner Enterprises, Inc. </strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/wern#NASDAQ">WERN</a>) its top picks among the <a href="http://www.nasdaq.com/article/transportation-etfs-slam-the-brakes-cm825258"> transportation </a> names.</p> <p>As such, the firm initiated coverage of Knight Transportation, Ryder System and Werner Enterprises at Buy, while <strong> Old Dominion Freight Line </strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/odfl#NASDAQ">ODFL</a>) and <strong> ArcBest Corp </strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/arcb#NASDAQ">ARCB</a>) were started at Neutral.</p> <h3><strong>Price Targets</strong></h3> <ul> <li>Knight Transportation: $43.</li> <li>Ryder System: $85.</li> <li>Werner Enterprises: $36.</li> <li>Old Dominion Freight Line: $105.</li> <li>ArcBest: $29.</li> </ul> <h3><strong>Knight Has 16% Upside Potential</strong></h3> <p> Analyst <a href="https://www.tipranks.com/analysts/matthew-brooklier">Matthew Brooklier</a> said his $43 valuation for Knight Transportation, based on 22 times its Knight&ndash;<strong> Swift Transportation Co </strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/swft#NYSE">SWFT</a>) merger closure 2018/2019 earnings per share estimate of $1.97, implies 16-percent upside from current levels.</p> <p><a href="https://www.tipranks.com/analysts/matthew-brooklier"><img src="https://cdn2.benzinga.com/files/images/2017/August/21/tipranks.png" width="350" height="35" alt="tipranks.png" /></a></p> <p>The analyst premised his constructive view on the stock on early indications from the <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/07/9785006/the-scope-of-amazons-whole-foods-deal-carriers-gain-is-p"> truckload </a> spot market that the cycle could be turning and that truckload capacity could be meaningfully reduced due to the Electronic Logging Device, or ELD, mandate, ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9956021/knight-ryder-heres-buckinghams-picks-among-transportatio alt=Knight, Ryder: Here&#039;s Buckingham&#039;s Picks Among Transportation Names>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Analyst Color ARCB Buckingham Research - Matthew Brooklier KNX Long Ideas ODFL R SWFT WERN Price Target Initiation Travel Top Stories Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas General ODFL US6795801009 WERN US9507551086 KNX US4990641031 R US7835491082 SWFT US87074U1016 ARCB Long Ideas Analyst Color Price Target Initiation Travel Top Stories Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas General Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:32:36 +0000 Shanthi Rexaline 9956021 at http://www.benzinga.com Was The Foot Locker Sell-Off Overdone? http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9956097/was-the-foot-locker-sell-off-overdone <p><strong>Foot Locker, Inc. </strong>(NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/fl#NYSE">FL</a>)&rsquo;s being benched. Four analysts reiterated and five <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9955665/this-analyst-is-throwing-in-the-towel-on-foot-locker">downgraded </a>the stock to a Hold rating after its Friday <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/08/9950389/foot-locker-stomped-on-after-q2-miss">earnings whiff</a>, which prompted a 32-percent sell-off.</p> <p>But even as shares continue downward, some see an opportunity for redemption.</p> <p>&ldquo;We are buyers after the sharp sell-off as the sales issues, in our view, are temporary, largely a function of a pause by Nike after a successful multi-year run in premium basketball,&rdquo; Buckingham Research Group analyst Scott Krasik wrote in a Monday note.</p> <p>Buckingham joined Jefferies and Susquehanna in maintaining contrarian Buy ratings.</p> <p>&ldquo;While we acknowledge some investors will stay on the sideline until FL proves it can reaccelerate comps, when it does, we expect multiple expansion,&rdquo; Krasik noted.</p> <h3><strong>Buckingham&#39;s Defense</strong></h3> <p>His confidence is justified by stagnation in the sports retail space.</p> <p>&ldquo;We ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9956097/was-the-foot-locker-sell-off-overdone alt=Was The Foot Locker Sell-Off Overdone?>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> ADDYY AMZN Analyst Color athletic retail Buckingham Research Buckingham Research Group FL Long Ideas News NKE Scott Krasik Price Target Reiteration Sports Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas General AMZN US0231351067 FL US3448491049 NKE US6541061031 ADDYY US00687A1079 Long Ideas News Analyst Color Price Target Reiteration Sports Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas General Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:14:52 +0000 Elizabeth Balboa 9956097 at http://www.benzinga.com Amazon Approaching Prime Technical Support http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/08/9956277/amazon-approaching-prime-technical-support <p>For <strong>Amazon.com, Inc. </strong>(NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/amzn#NASDAQ">AMZN</a>) investors, going an entire month without making a new all-time high is a strange feeling. However, after surging as high as $1,083 in late July, Amazon stock has taken a month-long breather, pulling back to below $950 and testing one of the few technical support levels the stock has at this high altitude.</p> <p>Following a <a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/27/amazon-earnings-q2-2017.html">disappointing earnings</a> report, traders are looking to Amazon&rsquo;s chart to determine whether or not the stock&rsquo;s recent lag is simple consolidation or something <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/media/jim-cramer/17/08/9950336/amazons-one-big-weakness-represents-a-huge-opportunity-for-walmart">more sinister</a>.</p> <p>Amazon is now ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/08/9956277/amazon-approaching-prime-technical-support alt=Amazon Approaching Prime Technical Support>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> AMZN Technicals Top Stories Tech Trading Ideas AMZN US0231351067 Technicals Top Stories Tech Trading Ideas Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:57:31 +0000 Wayne Duggan 9956277 at http://www.benzinga.com Shoe Stores Stink: UBS Downgrades Foot Locker, Finish Line http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9955719/shoe-stores-stink-ubs-downgrades-foot-locker-finish-line <p>Your athletic shoes might smell after heavy use, but it could be worse: They could stink like apparel and footwear stocks. Analysts at UBS turned bearish on both <b>Foot Locker, Inc.</b> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/fl#NYSE">FL</a>) and <b>Finish Line Inc</b> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/finl#NASDAQ">FINL</a>) Monday.</p> <p>Foot Locker&#39;s <a href="https://qz.com/1057276/foot-locker-fl-q2-earnings-the-company-has-a-nike-nke-problem/">worse-than-expected earnings report</a> on Friday makes it &quot;much tougher&quot; to support a positive view of athletic retailers, UBS&#39; <a href="https://www.tipranks.com/analysts/michael-binetti">Michael Binetti</a> said in a research report. Even if Foot Locker&#39;s woes are temporary in nature, the analyst has doubts that retailers can &quot;sidestep&quot; structural challenges.</p> <p><a href="https://www.tipranks.com/analysts/michael-binetti"><img src="https://cdn2.benzinga.com/files/images/2017/August/21/tipranks.png" width="350" height="35" alt="tipranks.png" /></a></p> <p>Shoemakers continue to build out their direct-to-consumer businesses, which implies consumers will no longer be shopping for ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9955719/shoe-stores-stink-ubs-downgrades-foot-locker-finish-line alt=Shoe Stores Stink: UBS Downgrades Foot Locker, Finish Line>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> AMZN Analyst Color Athletic Retailers FINL FL Michael Binetti News Retailer Earnings retailers shoes Short Ideas Downgrades Price Target Sports Analyst Ratings Movers Trading Ideas General AMZN US0231351067 FINL US3179231002 FL US3448491049 News Analyst Color Short Ideas Downgrades Price Target Sports Analyst Ratings Movers Trading Ideas General Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:51:31 +0000 Jayson Derrick 9955719 at http://www.benzinga.com Tenet Healthcare Sharply Higher After Camber Capital Management Takes 5.7 % Stake http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/08/9956152/tenet-healthcare-sharply-higher-after-camber-capital-management-takes-5-7-stake <p><strong>Tenet Healthcare Corp</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/thc#NYSE">THC</a>) shares are trading higher by $2.68 (18.55 percent) at $17.13 in Monday&#039;s session. Investors are following the lead of Camber Capital Management, which reported in a 13-G filing ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/08/9956152/tenet-healthcare-sharply-higher-after-camber-capital-management-takes-5-7-stake alt=Tenet Healthcare Sharply Higher After Camber Capital Management Takes 5.7 % Stake>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Camber Capital Management Glenview Capital News THC Health Care Hedge Funds Technicals Management Intraday Update Movers Trading Ideas General THC US88033G1004 News Health Care Hedge Funds Technicals Management Intraday Update Movers Trading Ideas General Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:45:19 +0000 Joel Elconin 9956152 at http://www.benzinga.com Oil Woes Still Plaguing MLP ETFs http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/17/08/9953471/oil-woes-still-plaguing-mlp-etfs <p>The energy sector remains the worst-performing group in the S&amp;P 500 this year, a trend that is hampering master limited partnerships, or MLPs, and the related exchange traded funds, or ETFs. What that means: It&#39;s another low oil price environment where MLPs are being pinched.</p> <p>For example, the <b>Global X MLP &amp; Energy Infrastructure ETF&nbsp;</b>(NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/mlpx#NYSE">MLPX</a>) is lower by nearly 13 percent year-to-date, while the <b>Global X MLP ETF</b> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/mlpa#NYSE">MLPA</a>) is down 15.3 percent. MLPX and MLPA are high-yielding ETFs with dividend yields of 5.8 percent and 7.4 percent, respectively.</p> <p>MLPA holds 24 midstream pipeline and storage facilities MLPs and tracks the Solactive MLP Infrastructure Index. MLPX tracks the Solactive MLP &amp; Energy Infrastructure Index and has 40 holdings.</p> <h3><b>Macro ...</b></h3><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/17/08/9953471/oil-woes-still-plaguing-mlp-etfs alt=Oil Woes Still Plaguing MLP ETFs>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Global X Long Ideas MLPA MLPX Sector ETFs XLE Dividends Commodities Top Stories Markets Trading Ideas ETFs XLE US81369Y5069 MLPA MLPX Long Ideas Sector ETFs Dividends Commodities Top Stories Markets Trading Ideas ETFs Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:39:00 +0000 ETF Professor 9953471 at http://www.benzinga.com What To Expect From Salesforce's Earnings This Quarter http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9955603/what-to-expect-from-salesforces-earnings-this-quarter <p>Previewing <strong> salesforce.com, inc. </strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/crm#NYSE">CRM</a>)&#039;s fiscal second-quarter 2018 results, Credit Suisse said it expects an "in-line to modestly above" quarter. The firm reiterated its Outperform rating and $110 price target on <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/05/9453897/salesforce-the-most-attractive-stock-in-its-universe-say"> shares </a> of the company.</p> <p><a href="https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/05/9472333/the-partys-just-getting-started-for-salesforce"> Salesforce </a> is scheduled to release its quarterly results after the close Tuesday.</p> <p>Analysts <a href="https://www.tipranks.com/analysts/michael-nemeroff">Michael Nemeroff</a>, Christopher Rochester and Alexander Hu said they expect second quarter revenues to come in slightly above the Street estimate of $2,513 million and its estimate of $2,518 million.</p> <p>The analysts expect earnings per share to be in line or slightly above the consensus estimate ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9955603/what-to-expect-from-salesforces-earnings-this-quarter alt=What To Expect From Salesforce&#039;s Earnings This Quarter>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Analyst Color Christopher Rochester and Alexander Hu Credit Suisse - Michael Nemeroff CRM Earnings Long Ideas News Previews Reiteration Top Stories Analyst Ratings Tech Trading Ideas CRM US79466L3024 Long Ideas News Analyst Color Earnings Previews Reiteration Top Stories Analyst Ratings Tech Trading Ideas Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:28:37 +0000 Shanthi Rexaline 9955603 at http://www.benzinga.com Lululemon's Q2 Print Could Be A Comp Rebound Story; Bank Of America Issues Double Upgrade http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9955601/lululemons-q2-print-could-be-a-comp-rebound-story-bank-o <p>Analysts at Bank of America turned bullish on <b>Lululemon Athletica inc.</b> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/lulu#NASDAQ">LULU</a>) ahead of the retailer&#39;s second-quarter earnings report. The firm&#39;s <a href="https://www.tipranks.com/analysts/rafe-jadrosich">Rafe Jadrosich</a> upgraded <a href="http://benzinga.com/stock/lulu">Lululemon&#39;s stock</a> rating from Underperform to Buy with a price target increase from $49 to $70.</p> <p>Lululemon is scheduled to report Q2 results on Aug. 31, and the print should provide evidence of sustained momentum, Jadrosich said in a Monday note. Same-store sales are expected to read 5 percent in Q2, ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/08/9955601/lululemons-q2-print-could-be-a-comp-rebound-story-bank-o alt=Lululemon&#039;s Q2 Print Could Be A Comp Rebound Story; Bank Of America Issues Double Upgrade>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Analyst Color Apparel Athleisurewear Earnings Long Ideas LULU News NKE Rafe Jardrosich retail retail earnings retailers UAA Guidance Upgrades Price Target Previews Sports Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas General LULU US5500211090 NKE US6541061031 UAA Long Ideas News Analyst Color Earnings Guidance Upgrades Price Target Previews Sports Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas General Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:11:49 +0000 Jayson Derrick 9955601 at http://www.benzinga.com Herbalife Sharply Higher Off Dutch Auction Announcement And Chatter About Going Private http://www.benzinga.com/general/biotech/17/08/9955849/herbalife-sharply-higher-off-dutch-auction-announcement-and-chatter-ab <p><strong>Herbalife Ltd.</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/hlf#NYSE">HLF</a>) shares are trading higher by $6.07 at $68.02 in Monday&#039;s session. There are two catalysts behind the rally.</p> <p>First of all, the company has announced a modified Dutch Auction for $600 million in common shares between $60.00 and $68.00/share. Investors who decide ...</p><p><a href=http://www.benzinga.com/general/biotech/17/08/9955849/herbalife-sharply-higher-off-dutch-auction-announcement-and-chatter-ab alt=Herbalife Sharply Higher Off Dutch Auction Announcement And Chatter About Going Private>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Biotech Dutch Auction HLF News Health Care Rumors Technicals M&A Intraday Update Movers Trading Ideas General HLF KYG4412G1010 News Biotech Rumors Health Care Technicals M&A Intraday Update Movers Trading Ideas General Benzinga Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:05:54 +0000 Joel Elconin 9955849 at http://www.benzinga.com