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09/11/23 Briefing


The S&P 500 futures are up 8 points and are trading 0.1% above fair value. The Nasdaq 100 futures are up 3 points and are trading in line with fair value. The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are up 71 points and are trading 0.2% above fair value.

There is not a lot of conviction again this morning as participants digest a big batch of earnings and the notion that the market is due for a consolidation period following its extended winning streak.

The 2-yr note yield is up two basis points to 4.95% and the 10-yr note yield is up three basis points to 4.55%. On a related note, there is a $24 billion 30-yr bond auction today. Results will be released at 1:00 p.m. ET.

China's CPI decreased 0.2% year-over-year in October and PPI was down 2.6% year-over-year. 

WTI crude oil futures are up 1.0% to $76.06/bbl.

In other news, the TV/Theatrical Negotiating Committee voted unanimously to approve a tentative agreement with the AMPTP, ending the strike. 

In corporate news:

  • Walt Disney (DIS 88.18, +3.68, +4.4%): beats by $0.11, reports revs in-line, Disney+ Core subscribers up 7% to 112.6 mln; Increases cost reduction plan to approx. $7.5 billion; Says it is now moving from a period of fixing to a period of building; remains confident DTC segment will achieve profitability in 4Q24

  • MGM Resorts (MGM 39.70, +1.05, +2.7%): beats by $0.12, beats on revs; authorized a new $2 billion share repurchase plan

  • Twilio (TWLO 58.67, +2.86, +5.1%): beats by $0.21, beats on revs; guides Q4 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus

  • Arm Holdings plc (ARM 51.19, -3.21, -5.9%): beats by $0.10, beats on revs; guides Q3 EPS in-line, revs in-line; guides FY24 EPS in-line, revs in-line

  • Take-Two (TTWO 146.29, +2.82, +2.0%): misses by $2.19, reports revs in-line; guides Q3 EPS below consensus, revs below consensus; lowers FY24 EPS below consensus

  • AppLovin (APP 45.67, +5.55, +13.8%): beats by $0.05, beats on revs; CFO H. Chen to leave the company at the end of the year

  • Lyft (LYFT 10.55, -0.17, -1.6%): beats by $0.09, beats on revs, beats on adjusted EBITDA; Travel demand sustaining its momentum

  • AMC Entertainment (AMC 10.24, +0.15, +1.5%): beats by $0.16, beats on revs

  • Instacart (CART 26.91, -0.33, -1.2%): reports Q3 (Sep) results, beats on revs

  • Bill.com(BILL 55.70, -6.49, -10.4%): nearing $1.95 bln deal for Melio, according to Bloomberg

  • Nvidia (NVDA 472.37, +6.63, +1.4%): aiming to introduce three new chips for China

  • Tesla (TSLA 219.38, -2.74, -1.2%): HSBC initiates coverage with Reduce rating and $146 price target

  • Topgolf Callaway Brands (MODG 9.99, -2.46, -19.8%) beats by $0.09, misses on revs; guides Q4 revs below consensus; guides FY23 EPS below consensus, revs below consensus

Reviewing overnight developments:

  • Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended Thursday on a mixed note. Japan's Nikkei: +1.5%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng: -0.3%, China's Shanghai Composite: UNCH, India's Sensex: -0.2%, South Korea's Kospi: +0.2%, Australia's ASX All Ordinaries: +0.2%.

  • In economic data:

  • China's October CPI -0.1% m/m (expected 0.0%; last 0.2%); -0.2% yr/yr (expected -0.1%; last 0.0%). October PPI -2.6% yr/yr (expected -2.7%; last -2.5%)

  • Japan's September Current Account surplus JPY2.01 trln (expected surplus of JPY2.30 trln; last surplus of JPY1.50 trln). October Bank Lending 2.8% yr/yr, as expected (last 2.9%). October Economy Watchers Current Index 49.5 (expected 50.1; last 49.9)

  • In news:

  • China's Vice Premier He will meet with Treasury Secretary Yellen in San Francisco today.

  • The Biden administration is reportedly being urged by some Congressmen to raise tariffs on Chinese-made vehicles.

  • China's Commerce Ministry will aim to stabilize the confidence of foreign firms in China.

  • The Bank of Japan's summary of opinions for October noted that the decision to widen the yield curve control band will reduce the chance of speculative moves in the market.

  • Former BoJ official Maeda said that the central bank may end its negative interest rate policy in January.

  • Major European indices trade firmly in the green. STOXX Europe 600: +0.7%, Germany's DAX: +0.5%, U.K.'s FTSE 100: +0.5%, France's CAC 40: +0.8%, Italy's FTSE MIB: +0.6%, Spain's IBEX 35: +0.9%.

  • In economic data:

  • U.K.'s October RICS House Price Balance -63% (expected -65%; last -67%)

  • In news:

  • Steelmaker ArcelorMittal beat quarterly expectations but issued cautious guidance for the current quarter while British homebuilder Taylor Wimpey expressed confidence in reaching its targets for the year.

  • The European Central Bank's latest Economic Bulletin showed a determination to pressure inflation back to the 2.0% target in a timely manner.

  • ECB policymaker De Guindos said that it is too early to discuss potential rate cuts while Bank of England's Chief Economist Pill said that more rate hikes are not needed to curtail inflation.

 

U.S. equity futures:

  • S&P 500 Futures +7 @ 4,389

  • DJIA Futures: +51 @ 34,163

  • Nasdaq 100 Futures: -2 @ 15,312

Overseas:

  • Europe: DAX +0.5%, FTSE +0.5%, CAC +0.8%

  • Asia: Nikkei +1.5%, Hang Seng -0.3%, Shanghai Composite UNCH

Commodities:

  • Crude Oil +0.69 @ 76.02

  • Nat Gas +0.015 @ 3.121

  • Gold -6.85 @ 1950.95

  • Silver -0.120 @ 22.608

  • Copper -0.0033 @ 3.6347

Earnings/Guidance:

  • 89bio (ETNB) beats by $0.08

  • ADMA Biologics (ADMA) reports EPS in-line, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs above consensus; guides FY24 revs above consensus

  • AerSale (ASLE) reports Q3 (Sep) results; lowers top end of FY23 revs outlook

  • Affirm (AFRM) beats by $0.13, beats on revs, GMV grew 28%; guides Q2 revs in-line; expects FY24 GMV over $24.25 bln

  • AMC Entertainment (AMC) beats by $0.16, beats on revs

  • Ameren (AEE) beats by $0.05, misses on revs; guides FY23 EPS in-line

  • Amylyx Pharmaceuticals (AMLX) misses by $0.14, misses on revs

  • AngloGold Ashanti (AU) Q3 2023 production update

  • AppLovin (APP) beats by $0.05, beats on revs; CFO H. Chen to leave the company at the end of the year

  • ArcelorMittal (MT) beats by $0.11, misses on revs

  • Argo Group (ARGO) reports Q3 (Sep) results, registers 31.1% decline in net written premiums yr/yr

  • Arm Holdings plc (ARM) beats by $0.10, beats on revs; guides Q3 EPS in-line, revs in-line; guides FY24 EPS in-line, revs in-line

  • Ashland (ASH) misses by $0.30, misses on revs; guides Q1 revs below consensus

  • AstraZeneca (AZN) beats by $0.89, reports revs in-line; raises outlook

  • Atmos Energy (ATO) beats by $0.08; guides FY24 EPS in-line; increases quarterly dividend

  • B2Gold (BTG) misses by $0.01; beats on revs

  • B&G Foods (BGS) beats by $0.04, reports revs in-line; guides Q4 EPS in-line, revs below consensus

  • Becton Dickinson (BDX) reports EPS in-line, beats on revs; guides FY24 EPS below consensus, revs in-line

  • Beyond Meat (BYND) misses by $0.20, misses on revs; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Bloom Energy (BE) beats by $0.19, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Brookfield Corp. (BN) beats by $0.01

  • Cactus (WHD) misses by $0.03, reports revs in-line

  • Cadre Holdings (CDRE) beats by $0.08, beats on revs; narrows FY23 revs guidance, raises EBITDA & lowers CapEx guide

  • Cardlytics (CDLX) beats by $0.02, misses on revs; guides Q4 revs below two analyst estimate

  • CareDx (CDNA) beats by $0.16, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs above consensus

  • Catalyst Pharma (CPRX) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs above consensus

  • Certara (CERT) reports EPS in-line, revs in-line; reaffirms FY23 EPS guidance, revs guidance

  • Cogent Communications (CCOI) misses by $0.20, misses on revs; raises dividend

  • Commscope (COMM) misses by $0.05, misses on revs

  • Corteva (CTVA) beats by $0.01, misses on revs; guides FY23 EPS mostly below consensus, revs below consensus

  • Coeur Mining (CDE) misses by $0.04, misses on revs; lowers top end of FY23 gold production guidance

  • Cryoport (CYRX) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23 revs guidance

  • Denison Mines (DNN) beats by $0.08

  • Deutsche Telekom (DTEGY) reports Q3 results; raises dividend; raises outlook

  • Digital Turbine (APPS) misses by $0.01, misses on revs; guides Q3 EPS in-line, revs below consensus

  • Dillard's (DDS) beats by $2.26, misses on revs

  • Diodes (DIOD) misses by $0.09, misses on revs; guides Q4 revs below consensus

  • Docebo (DCBO) beats by $0.07, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs above consensus

  • Duolingo (DUOL) beats by $0.13, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs above consensus

  • Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) beats by $0.08, reports revs in-line; guides FY24EPS in-line, revs in-line

  • eHealth (EHTH) misses by $0.52, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23revs guidance

  • Enersys (ENS) beats by $0.03, misses on revs

  • Envestnet (ENV) beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line; guides Q4 EPS below consensus, revs below consensus

  • Enviva (EVA) reports Q3 (Sep) results, misses on revs; substantial doubt regarding the Company's ability to continue as a going concern

  • Fair Isaac (FICO) misses by $0.28, reports revs in-line; guides FY24EPS below consensus, revs in-line

  • First Advantage Corp. (FA) reports EPS in-line, revs in-line; reaffirms FY23EPS guidance, revs guidance; extends buyback

  • Fiverr (FVRR) beats by $0.11, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs in-line

  • FleetCor (FLT) reports EPS in-line, revs in-line; guides Q4 EPS in-line

  • Franco-Nevada (FNV) beats by $0.01, misses on revs

  • FREYR Battery (FREY) beats by $0.23

  • Genco Shipping & Trading (GNK) beats by $0.05, beats on revs

  • Genpact (G) beats by $0.03, misses on revs; trims both FY23EPS, revs guidance

  • Genworth Financial (GNW) reports Q3 results

  • Ginkgo Bioworks (DNA) misses by $0.07, beats on revs; guides FY23revs below consensus

  • GoodRx (GDRX) reports EPS in-line, misses on revs; guides Q4 revs in-line

  • Grab (GRAB) misses by $0.01, beats on revs; guides FY23revs in-line

  • Hanesbrands (HBI) misses by $0.01, misses on revs; guides Q4 EPS below consensus, revs below consensus

  • HCA (HCA) provides long term guidance ahead of investor day

  • Helmerich & Payne (HP) misses by $0.03, reports revs in-line

  • Himax Tech (HIMX) beats by $0.01, beats on revs

  • Honda Motor (HMC) reports H2 EPS of JPY 124.63 vs. JPY 66.03 last year; revs +18.8% yr/yr to JPY 9.61 bln

  • HubSpot (HUBS) beats by $0.35, beats on revs; guides Q4 EPS above consensus, revs in-line

  • Hudbay Minerals (HBM) beats by $0.02, misses on revs; lowers FY23CapEx guidance

  • Infinera (INFN) issues upside Q3 EPS and revenue guidance, guides Q4 EPS and revenue inline

  • Instacart (CART) reports Q3 (Sep) results, beats on revs

  • Intellia Therapeutics (NTLA) beats by $0.12, misses on revs, expects to achieve several notable milestones in the coming weeks and months

  • IonQ (IONQ) misses by $0.04, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs above consensus

  • Ironwood Pharma (IRWD) misses by $0.04, reports revs in-line; reaffirms FY23revs guidance

  • Jamf Holding (JAMF) beats by $0.02, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs in-line

  • Jazz Pharma (JAZZ) misses by $0.09, reports revs in-line; reaffirms FY23EPS guidance, guides FY23revs in-line

  • Kelly Services (KELYA) beats by $0.24, misses on revs

  • Kinetik (KNTK) misses by $0.26, beats on revs

  • Kinross Gold (KGC) beats by $0.02, beats on revs, remains on track to meet 2023 annual guidance ranges for production, cost of sales per ounce, all-in sustaining cost and attributable capital expenditures

  • Kodiak Gas Services (KOD) beats by $0.09, beats on revs

  • Krispy Kreme, Inc. (DNUT) misses by $0.03, misses on revs; reaffirms FY23EPS guidance, revs guidance

  • Kura Sushi (KRUS) beats by $0.01, revenue inline, issues downside FY24revenue guidance

  • Li Auto (LI) beats by RMB0.60, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs above consensus

  • Ligand Pharma (LGND) beats by $0.40, beats on revs; guides FY23EPS above consensus, revs in-line

  • LivePerson (LPSN) misses by $0.72, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs in-line

  • LiveRamp (RAMP) beats by $0.19, beats on revs; guides Q3 revs above consensus; guides FY24revs above consensus

  • Luminar Technologies (LAZR) misses by $0.02, misses on revs; guides FY23revs below consensus

  • Lyft (LYFT) beats by $0.09, beats on revs, beats on adjusted EBITDA

  • MACOM Tech (MTSI) beats by $0.01, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 EPS in-line, revs below consensus

  • Magnite (MGNI) beats by $0.01, beats on revs

  • Manulife Financial (MFC) beats by $0.31

  • Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA) beats by $0.46, misses on revs

  • MaxCyte (MXCT) misses by $0.01; misses on revs; sees FY23revs below consensus

  • McEwen Mining (MUX) beats on top and bottom lines

  • MGM Resorts (MGM) beats by $0.12, beats on revs; authorized a new $2 billion share repurchase plan

  • Natera (NTRA) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; raises FY23revs above consensus

  • National Grid (NGG) reports H1 results

  • National Vision (EYE) beats by $0.05, beats on revs; guides FY23EPS in-line, revs above consensus

  • Nomad Foods (NOMD) beats by 0.05, beats on revs; raises FY23EPS above consensus; authorizes new share repurchase plan; plans to initiate dividend

  • Nova Measuring (NVMI) beats by $0.14, beats on revs; guides Q4 EPS above consensus, revs in-line

  • Ormat Tech (ORA) beats by $0.21, reports revs in-line; guides FY23revs in-line

  • Orthofix (OFIX) reports Q3 (Sep) results, revs in-line; guides FY23revs below consensus

  • Paycor (PYCR) beats by $0.03, beats on revs; guides Q2 revs in-line; guides FY24revs above consensus

  • PDF Solutions (PDFS) beats by $0.05, beats on revs

  • Polestar Automotive Holding UK PLC (PSNY) reports Q3 results, misses on revenue, deliveries increased 51%, expects to deliver 60,000 vehicles for 2023

  • ProAssurance (PRA) misses by $0.22, beats on revs

  • PubMatic (PUBM) beats by $0.11, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs above consensus

  • RadNet (RDNT) beats by $0.07, beats on revs; reaffirms FY23revs guidance

  • REGENXBIO (RGNX) beats by $0.05, beats on revs

  • Rocket Lab USA (RKLB) misses by $0.03, reports revs in-line; guides Q4 revs below consensus; guides Q1 (Mar) revs above consensus

  • Rogers Comms (RCI) beats by CAD0.15, reports revs in-line

  • Sana Biotechnology (SANA) beats by $0.04, cash position expected to last into 2025

  • Scorpio Tankers (STNG) beats by $0.38, beats on revs; replenished 2023 share repurchase program to purchase up to an aggregate of $250 mln

  • Sharecare (SHCR) beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line; guides Q4 revs below two analyst estimate; guides FY23revs in-line; announces CEO succession plan

  • SharkNinja (SN) beats by $0.14, beats on revs; guides FY23EPS above consensus; forecasts +11.5-12.5% sales growth yr/yr; declares special cash dividend

  • Silk Road Medical (SILK) beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line; reaffirms FY23revs guidance

  • Sitio Royalties Corp. (STR) misses by $0.24, misses on revs

  • Softbank (SFTBY) reports H1 results

  • Sony (SONY) reports Q2 (Sep) results, revs in-line; guides FY24revs above consensus

  • Sovos Brands (SOVO) beats by $0.05, beats on revs

  • Suburban Propane (SPH) reports SepQ results, revs fell 4.6% yr/yr

  • SunOpta (STKL) reports Q3 (Sep) results, misses on revs

  • Supernus Pharma (SUPN) reports Q3 (Sep) results, beats on revs; guides FY23revs above consensus

  • Sylvamo (SLVM) beats by $0.37, misses on revs

  • Take-Two (TTWO) misses by $2.19, reports revs in-line; guides Q3 EPS below consensus, revs below consensus; lowers FY24EPS below consensus

  • Tapestry (TPR) beats by $0.03, misses on revs; guides FY24EPS in-line, revs below consensus

  • TechTarget (TTGT) misses by $0.30, beats on revs

  • Topgolf Callaway Brands (MODG) beats by $0.09, misses on revs; guides Q4 revs below consensus; guides FY23EPS below consensus, revs below consensus

  • Traeger (COOK) reports EPS in-line, beats on revs; narrows FY23revs guidance in-line

  • Transdigm Group (TDG) beats by $0.48, reports revs in-line; guides FY24EPS in-line, revs above consensus; announces special dividend

  • TTEC Holdings (TTEC) beats by $0.04, reports revs in-line; guides FY23EPS below consensus, revs below consensus

  • Twilio (TWLO) beats by $0.21, beats on revs; guides Q4 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus

  • US Foods (USFD) beats by $0.01, reports revs in-line; raises FY23EPS guidance, still in-line

  • Utz Brands (UTZ) beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line; lowers FY23revs below consensus

  • Valvoline (VVV) misses by $0.02, reports revs in-line; guides FY24EPS in-line, revs in-line

  • Vertex (VERX) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs in-line

  • Viasat (VSAT) beats by $0.47, beats on revs; guides FY24revs in-line

  • Virgin Galactic (SPCE) beats by $0.14, beats on revs; raises Q4 revs guidance

  • Walker & Dunlop (WD) misses by $0.09, misses on revs

  • Walt Disney (DIS) beats by $0.11, reports revs in-line, Disney+ Core subscribers up 7% to 112.6 mln

  • Weibo (WB) beats by $0.02, misses on revs

  • WestRock (WRK) beats by $0.07, misses on revs

  • WideOpenWest (WOW) misses by $1.30, reports revs in-line

  • Wix.com(WIX) beats by $0.42, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs above consensus

  • Wolverine (WWW) reports EPS in-line, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs below consensus; guides FY23EPS below consensus, revs below consensus

  • Xenon Pharmaceuticals (XENE) beats by $0.04

  • Xometry (XMTR) beats by $0.07, reports revs in-line; guides Q4 revs below consensus

  • YETI Holdings (YETI) beats by $0.05, beats on revs; guides FY23EPS above consensus

  • Ziff Davis (ZD) misses by $0.03, reports revs in-line; reaffirms FY23EPS guidance, revs guidance

  • ZipRecruiter (ZIP) reports Q3 (Sep) results, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs below consensus

News:

  • US carried out airstrikes against weapons facilities run by Iran supported groups in Syria, according to CNN

  • Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) propose a fiscal stability commission - CNBC

  • TV/Theatrical Negotiating Committee voted unanimously to approve a tentative agreement with the AMPTP

  • Class 8 truck orders in October were above trend at 31,900, according to Act Research

  • Overdue commercial real estate loans reach highest level in ten years at US banks, according to Financial Times

  • Alamos Gold (AGI) Extends High-Grade Gold Mineralization within Multiple Zones Across the Island Gold Deposit and Two Regional Exploration Targets

  • Apollo Global Management (APO) and Vitol announces that Apollo-managed funds and Vitol have agreed to provide a structured debt and equity financing to WattEV

  • Apple (AAPL) could pay $14 bln tax bill to Ireland following EU court advisor's comments, according to Bloomberg

  • AstraZeneca (AZN) reports Imfinzi combination improves PFS in liver cancer

  • Atara Biotherapeutics (ATRA) announces primary analysis data from Phase 2 EMBOLD clinical trial of ATA188 in non-active progressive multiple sclerosis

  • Becton Dickinson (BDX) increases quarterly dividend to $0.95 from $0.91/share

  • Braskem (BAK): Abu Dhabi National Oil Company aiming to acquire a controlling stake in Braskem, according to Bloomberg

  • Castle Biosciences (CSTL) announces data from a single-site, open-label study demonstrating the consistent impact of IDgenetix on medication response and remission rates in patients with major depressive disorder

  • Century Aluminum's (CENX) subsidiary Aluminum Sebree LLC announces that a new, five-year collective bargaining agreement with the United Steelworkers Local 9443-00 was ratified on November 8th, 2023, for the Century Sebree aluminum smelter in Robards, KY

  • Century Therapeutics (IPSC) appoints Brent Pfeiffenberger as CEO, effective Dec 4

  • Cohen & Steers (CNS) reports assets under management of $72.2 billion as of October 31, 2023, a decrease of $3 billion from assets under management at September 30

  • CS Disco (LAW) announces a new licensing agreement with Fastcase

  • Datadog (DDOG) expands strategic partnership with Google Cloud (GOOG) and integrates with Vertex AI

  • Enersys (ENS) wins 50 unit order for its Fast Charge and Storage system

  • Farmland Partners (FPI) asset appreciation leads to expected special distribution of between $0.20 and $0.38/share

  • Genpact (G) announces a leadership succession plan

  • GeoPark (GPRK) renews share repurchase program

  • Google (GOOG) and Meta (META) win EU battle over content restrictions in Austria, according to Bloomberg

  • HUTCHMED (HCM) announces that Takeda (TAK) receives FDA approval of FRUZAQLA

  • Ikena Oncology (IKNA) Shares Initial Positive and Differentiated Dose Escalation Data from IK-930 Phase I Trial and Reports Third Quarter 2023 Financial Results

  • Infinera (INFN) to delay 10-Q filing, material weaknesses in its internal control

  • Kohl's (KSS) announces a planned transition to its Board of Directors

  • Lancaster Colony (LANC) increases quarterly cash dividend to $0.90/share from $0.85/share

  • Mizuho Financial (MFG) and Rakuten Securities Holdings (RKUNF) agreed to further strengthen the strategic capital and business alliance

  • Monster Beverage (MNST) authorizes new $500 million share repurchase program

  • Morgan Stanley's (MS) wealth-management division under scrutiny by the Federal Reserve, according to the Wall Street Journal

  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX) announces the availability of DISCOVER TD, an interactive digital tool designed to help healthcare providers learn about and identify tardive dyskinesia

  • NuScale Power (SMR) and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems agree to terminate the Carbon Free Power Project

  • Nvidia (NVDA) aiming to introduce three new chips for China, according to Reuters

  • Oncolytics (ONCY) Provides Update on Pancreatic Cancer Program for Pelareorep

  • Osisko Gold Royalties (OR) announces the appointment of Mr. Jason Attew as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective no later than January 2nd, 2024

  • Polestar Automotive Holding UK PLC (PSNY) presents a strengthened business plan which targets an accelerated margin improvement and a reduction of the Company's total funding need to the point of cash flow break-even in 2025

  • RLI Corp (RLI) declares special cash dividend of $2.00/share; payable on December 20, to shareholders of record as of November 30

  • Rocket Lab USA (RKLB) has signed a launch services agreement with the US Department of Defense's Defense Innovation Unit for a HASTE mission from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 2 in Virginia

  • Snap (SNAP) laying off nearly 20 product managers, according to The Information

  • SolarWinds (SWI) discloses that it is subject to lawsuits and investigations regarding a cybersecurity incident

  • Takeda (TAK) receives U.S. FDA approval of FRUZAQLA (fruquintinib) for previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer

  • Toyota (TM) aiming to extend FAW JV production cut until February of next year, according to Digitimes

  • Virgin Galactic (SPCE) to cut approximately 18% of its workforce to decrease costs and realign resources

  • Wolverine (WWW) announces actions to further its ongoing strategic transformation into a brand-led and consumer-obsessed growth company

M&A:

  • B&G Foods (BGS) has sold its Green Giant U.S. shelf-stable vegetable product line to Seneca Foods Corporation

  • Bill.com(BILL) nearing $1.95 bln deal for Melio, according to Bloomberg

  • Braskem SA (BAK) confirms it received non-binding offer for the acquisition of the interest held by Novonor

  • Eli Lilly (LLY) Announces Extension of Tender Offer to Acquire POINT Biopharma (PNT) for $12.50/share in cash without interest and less any applicable tax withholding

  • Focus Impact Partners (FIAC) Announces Acquisition of Sponsor Interest in Crixus BH3 Acquisition Company

  • GFL Environmental (GFL): Brown Gibbons Lang & Company announces the sale of Fielding Environmental to GFL Environmental; financial terms were not disclosed

  • Global Partners (GLP) to acquire 25 liquid energy terminals on Atlantic Coast from Motiva Enterprises LLC for $305.8 mln in cash

  • Precision Drilling (PDS) completes acquisition of CWC Energy Services Corp for a total transaction value of CWC ~$127 million on November 7

  • Sibanye-Stillwater (SBSW) advises that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire the Reldan Group of Companies

  • Transdigm Group (TDG) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Electron Device Business of Communications & Power Industries for ~$1.385 bln in cash

Syndicate:

  • Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD) files for 2,467,104 shares of common stock by selling shareholders

  • CCC Intelligent Solutions (CCCS) prices secondary offering of 65 mln shares of common stock at $10.50 per share

  • Fate Therapeutics (FATE) files $300 mln mixed shelf securities offering

  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN) prices offering of 6,470,588 shares of its common stock at $17.00 per share; files mixed shelf securities offering

  • Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH) files common stock offering

  • Permian Resources (PR) files for 334,064,083 shares of common stock by selling shareholders

  • Spirit Aerosystems (SPR) prices offering of 9,090,909 shares of its Class A common stock at $22.00 per share

  • Verastem (VSTM) files $300 mln mixed shelf securities offering

IPOs:

  • No IPOs expected.

Gapping Up/Down

  • Gapping up:

  • BAK +24.3%, BE +19.1%, APP +15.7%, PUBM+15.7%, CDNA +13.7%, AFRM +13.6%, INFN+11.9%, SPCE +10.9%, MARA +9.5%, NTRA+9.5%, TTGT +9.4%, RAMP +8.9%, ME +8.8%, DUOL +8.8%, CYRX +8.4%, PYCR +8.4%, JXN+7.2%, GRAB +7.2%, VSAT +7.1%, HUBS+6.1%, CNM +6%, TWLO +6%, ADMA +5.8%, WIX +5.8%, YETI +5.6%, ZIP +5.2%, XENE+5%, LGND +5%, SUPN +4.8%, SILK +4.6%, DIS +3.9%, CPRX +3.7%, JAMF +3.5%, MGM+3.5%, RKLB +3.4%, BGS +3.3%, LI +3.3%, AEE +3.1%, RGNX +2.7%, FREY +2.7%, FOLD+2.6%, KGS +2.6%, JAZZ +2.5%, PR +2.4%, FNV +2.2%, AZN +2.2%, HIMX +2.2%, HCM+2.1%, AMC +2%, ATO +1.9%, TTWO +1.6%, CERT +1.4%, DNN +1.3%, SU +1.3%, PNT+1.2%

  • Gapping down:

  • ATRA -38.7%, CDLX -37.2%, SMR -26.5%, MODG -18.2%, KRUS -15.9%, WOW -15.9%, APPS -14.9%, BIRD -11.9%, LPSN -11.7%, RVNC -10.2%, DNA -10.1%, BILL -9.6%, CCCS -9.2%, LAZR -9%, OFIX -8.1%, DIOD-8%, GNW -7.5%, ENV -6.6%, FVRR -6.3%, PRA -6.1%, EHTH -6%, G -5.8%, ASLE-5.4%, MYGN -4.9%, ARM -4.9%, IONQ-4.2%, FICO -4.2%, UHAL -4.1%, GDRX -4%, CUTR -3.7%, MGNI -2.7%, FLT -2.5%, ORA-2.4%, LAW -2.1%, VSTM -2%, THR -1.9%, GNK -1.7%, NBIX -1.6%, LYFT -1.6%, ZD-1.5%, PSNY -1.4%, BYND -1.2%, OR -1%, SONY -1%

 

Analyst Research (see Upgrades/Downgradescalendarfor full list):

  • Upgrades

  • Essex Property (ESS) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital Markets; tgt lowered to $225

  • Kellanova (K) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays; tgt lowered to $55

  • Montrose Environmental Group (MEG) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JP Morgan; tgt lowered to $41

  • TopBuild (BLD) upgraded to Outperform from In-line at Evercore ISI; tgt raised to $368

  • Triumph Group (TGI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at TD Cowen; tgt raised to $14

  • Unilever PLC (UL) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays

  • Valaris (VAL) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt raised to $106

  • Wish (WISH) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citigroup; tgt raised to $5.50

  • Downgrades:

  • Ginkgo Bioworks (DNA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG Research

  • Masonite International (DOOR) downgraded to Equal-Weight from Overweight at Stephens; tgt lowered to $93

  • Navient (NAVI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies; tgt lowered to $16

  • Original BARK Co. (BARK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord Genuity; tgt lowered to $1.50

  • Sangoma Technologies (SANG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord Genuity; tgt lowered to $3.25

  • WideOpenWest (WOW) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets

  • Others:

  • Cytokinetics (CYTK) initiated with a Buy at Goldman; tgt $50

  • Tesla (TSLA) initiated with a Reduce at HSBC Securities; tgt $146

Econ Data:

  • 08:30 ET: Initial Claims for November 4 (Briefing.comConsensus 220K; Prior 217K)

  • 08:30 ET: Continuing Claims for October 29 (Briefing.comConsensus NA; Prior 1818K)

Earnings:

  • Monday (Nov 6)

  • Morning:  AMG BNTX CEG DISH ERJ ENOV ES FRPT HGV KNF TGLS THS VVX

  • Afternoon: AAON ACVA ADTN AL ATSG AIN AOSL AYX AMRC AZPN AMK CBT CCCS CE CNO COHR CXW CTRA CXT DHT FANG WTRG EVCM FN FSK GT GH HALO HL HPK HIMS ICHR ICUI IFF JELD MTTR MED MWA MYGN NEO NXPI OLO OPK PAY PHIN PRAA O RVMD RNG ROVR RHP SANM SWAV STEP SNCY TALO SKT TASK TDC TMDX TRIP UIS VECO VRTX VMEO VNOM

  • Tuesday (Nov 7)

  • Morning: MASS ACMR AHCO APD BSY BLUE BCO CG CELH CHH CLVT CNHI DHI DDOG DK ELAN EMR EVRG EXPD FIS GEN GEO GFS GOGO HAIN HLNE INGR IMXI INSW KKR SWIM LCII LEV MSGE MLCO MRSN MFA NOVT OLPX PTEN PRGO PLNT PINC RYTM RXO SAGE SMRT SQSP SHO TGNA TWKS TPG TGI UBER WAT ZBH

  • During Market Hours: TVTX

  • Afternoon:  ATEN AGTI AKAM AEL AMPL ANDE ANGI RCUS ARRY AXON BBAI BHF BMBL CARG CAVA CIVI COLL CRSR COTY CPNG CRCT CTOS CBAY DAR DVA DVN BROS EBAY ENVX EOLS EXFY EXR FNF FLYW GILD GMED GPRO GO GXO HRB HRT IAC IOSP INGN INSP INTA IPAR IOVA JKHY JRVR KVYO KVYO KD LZ LCID MNKD MRVI MQ MASI DOOR MRCY MOS MRC NHI OXY LPRO OSUR PR PETQ POWI PWSC PRI PRIM PGNY RXT METC RRR RIVN HOOD SHLS SNBR STE TOST USPH UPST UPWK VCYT VTRS VTEX WTI XNCR XPOF

  • Wednesday (Nov 8)

  • Morning:  DIBS DDD ADNT ANIP AVDX BIGC BIIB CEVA GIB CRL CCO YOU EDR EVRI EVGO FSR GTN HLMN HLLY IBP BEKE K KRNT LFST LITE MCFT MIDD NFE NYT NXST ODP PAYO PFGC PLTK RL REYN RBLX SPNS SEAS FOUR SPTN SPHR STWD STER SHOO TBLA TEVA TPB UAA VCEL VSH WRBY WBD WOW KLG XPEL

  • During Market Hours: AEE

  • Afternoon:  ME AFRM BIRD AMC APP ASH ATO BGS BTG BYND BE WHD CDRE CDLX CDNA CERT CDE CTVA CYRX CUTR APPS DIOD DUOL ENS ENV FICO FLT GNK G DNA HP HUBS HBM INFN CART IONQ JXN JAMF JAZZ KGC KGS LGND LPSN RAMP LAZR LYFT MGNI MGM NTRA ORA PYCR PRA PUBM RGNX RVNC RKLB SILK STR SOVO STKL SUPN TTWO TTGT MODG COOK TTEC TWLO VSAT SPCE DIS XENE ZD ZIP

  • Thursday (Nov 9)

  • Morning: MT AZN BDX CCOI COMM DGII EPC EVBG FA FVRR FREY GDRX GRAB HBI HIMX NTLA IRWD DNUT LI MTSI EYE NOMD NVMI NVAX OTLY RDNT RBC SCSC STNG SHCR SONY SLVM TPR TDG USFD UTZ VVV VERX WD WB WRK WIX WWW XMTR YETI

  • Afternoon:  TWOU ALRM ARLO AVPT BW BBDC BLNK CPRI CLNE CLFD LAW DV DOCS FLO GDOT HOLX ILMN INDI LNW MTD MODN NVTS NWSA ONTO ORGN ONL PAR PLUG PRPL RPAY SVV SOUN SYNA TTD TMCI U VRRM VZIO VUZI WEST WPM

  • Friday (Nov 10) 

  • Morning:  STNE

  • Afternoon:  BGNE


Asia & Europe detail:

Asia: Nikkei +1.5%, Hang Seng -0.3%, Shanghai Composite UNCH

Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended Thursday on a mixed note. China's Vice Premier He will meet with Treasury Secretary Yellen in San Francisco today. The Biden administration is reportedly being urged by some Congressmen to raise tariffs on Chinese-made vehicles. China's Commerce Ministry will aim to stabilize the confidence of foreign firms in China. The Bank of Japan's summary of opinions for October noted that the decision to widen the yield curve control band will reduce the chance of speculative moves in the market. Former BoJ official Maeda said that the central bank may end its negative interest rate policy in January.

  • In economic data:

  • China's October CPI -0.1% m/m (expected 0.0%; last 0.2%); -0.2% yr/yr (expected -0.1%; last 0.0%). October PPI -2.6% yr/yr (expected -2.7%; last -2.5%)

  • Japan's September Current Account surplus JPY2.01 trln (expected surplus of JPY2.30 trln; last surplus of JPY1.50 trln). October Bank Lending 2.8% yr/yr, as expected (last 2.9%). October Economy Watchers Current Index 49.5 (expected 50.1; last 49.9)

---Equity Markets---

  • Japan's Nikkei: +1.5%

  • Hong Kong's Hang Seng: -0.3%

  • China's Shanghai Composite: UNCH

  • India's Sensex: -0.2%

  • South Korea's Kospi: +0.2%

  • Australia's ASX All Ordinaries: +0.2%

---FX---

  • USD/JPY: +0.1% to 151.17

  • USD/CNH: +0.1% to 7.2951

  • USD/INR: +0.1% to 83.26

 

Europe: DAX +0.5%, FTSE +0.5%, CAC +0.8%

Major European indices trade firmly in the green. Steelmaker ArcelorMittal beat quarterly expectations but issued cautious guidance for the current quarter while British homebuilder Taylor Wimpey expressed confidence in reaching its targets for the year. The European Central Bank's latest Economic Bulletin showed a determination to pressure inflation back to the 2.0% target in a timely manner. ECB policymaker De Guindos said that it is too early to discuss potential rate cuts while Bank of England's Chief Economist Pill said that more rate hikes are not needed to curtail inflation.

  • In economic data:

  • U.K.'s October RICS House Price Balance -63% (expected -65%; last -67%)

---Equity Markets---

  • STOXX Europe 600: +0.7%

  • Germany's DAX: +0.5%

  • U.K.'s FTSE 100: +0.5%

  • France's CAC 40: +0.8%

  • Italy's FTSE MIB: +0.6%

  • Spain's IBEX 35: +0.9%

---FX---

  • EUR/USD: -0.3% to 1.0681

  • GBP/USD: -0.2% to 1.2260

  • USD/CHF: +0.2% to 0.9011

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