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15/02/23 Briefing

The S&P 500 futures are down 13 points and are trading 0.3% below fair value. The Nasdaq 100 futures are down 41 points and are trading 0.3% below fair value. The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are down 83 points and are trading 0.2% below fair value.

Equity futures are modestly lower as investors await some market-moving economic data this morning, including retail sales and industrial production from January. Treasury yields are little changed in front of this morning's data releases, but the rise in rates recently has the market worried about valuation constraints and competition for stocks.

The Biden Administration officially announced that Fed Vice Chair Brainard will lead the National Economic Council and Jared Bernstein will head the Council of Economic Advisors.

The weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Index fell 7.7% with purchase applications declining 6.0% while refinancing applications fell 13.0%.

Other data out today includes:

  • 8:30 ET: January Retail Sales (Briefing.com consensus 1.7%; prior -1.1%), Retail Sales ex-auto (Briefing.com consensus 0.8%; prior -1.1%), and February Empire State Manufacturing Survey (Briefing.com consensus -19.0; prior -32.9)

  • 9:15 ET: January Industrial Production (Briefing.com consensus 0.5%; prior -0.7%) and Capacity Utilization (Briefing.com consensus 79.1%; prior 78.8%)

  • 10:00 ET: December Business Inventories (Briefing.com consensus 0.3%; prior 0.4%) and February NAHB Housing Market Index (Briefing.com consensus 37; prior 35)

  • 10:30 ET: Weekly crude oil inventories (prior 2.42 mln)

  • 16:00 ET: December net Long-Term TIC Flows (prior $171.5 bln)

In corporate news:

  • Analog Devices (ADI 192.38, +9.84, +5.4%): beats by $0.15, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus; declares dividend

  • Kraft Heinz (KHC 39.51, -0.37, -0.9%): beats by $0.07, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS below consensus

  • Biogen (BIIB 294.99, +5.91, +2.0%): beats by $0.57, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS in-line, guides FY23 revs below consensus

  • TripAdvisor (TRIP 27.55, +2.42, +9.6%): beats by $0.12, beats on revs

  • The Trade Desk (TTD 56.35, +6.43, +12.9%): beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 revs above consensus

  • Devon Energy (DVN 59.48, -4.46, -7.0%): misses by $0.09, reports revs in-line; raises fixed dividend 11%

  • Airbnb (ABNB 132.25, +11.38, +9.4%): beats by $0.21, beats on revs, GBV grew 20% yr/yr; guides Q1 revs above consensus, anticipates slightly lower ADR yr/yr, Nights and Experiences Booked yr/yr growth to be nearly as strong as in Q4

  • Paramount Global (PARA 23.00, +0.55, +2.5%) : Berkshire Hathaway increased position to ~93.64 mln shares from ~91.22 mln shares

  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM 93.00, -4.96, -5.1%): Berkshire Hathaway decreased position to ~8.29 mln from ~60.06 mln

Reviewing overnight developments:

  • Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended the midweek session on a mostly lower note. Japan's Nikkei: -0.4%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng: -1.4%, China's Shanghai Composite: -0.4%, India's Sensex: +0.4%, South Korea's Kospi: -1.5%, Australia's ASX All Ordinaries: -0.9%.

  • In economic data:

  • Japan's December Tertiary Industry Activity Index -0.4% m/m (expected 0.1%; last 0.1%)

  • South Korea's January trade deficit $12.65 bln (last deficit of $12.69 bln). January Imports -2.8% yr/yr (last -2.6%) and Exports -16.6% yr/yr (last -16.6%). January Import Price Index 1.7% yr/yr (last 9.1%) and Export Price Index -1.3% yr/yr (last 3.1%)

  • India's January trade deficit $17.75 bln (expected deficit of $24.20 bln; last deficit of $23.76 bln)


  • In news:

  • Japan's former top currency diplomat Sakakibara said that new Bank of Japan Governor Ueda may raise rates by the fourth quarter.

  • Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe said that there is some early evidence that demand is moderating, adding that policymakers are unsure how high rates will have to go.



  • Major European indices trade on a mostly higher note. STOXX Europe 600: +0.2%, Germany's DAX: +0.6%, U.K.'s FTSE 100: +0.1%, France's CAC 40: +1.3%, Italy's FTSE MIB: +0.1%, Spain's IBEX 35: +0.2%.

  • In economic data:

  • Eurozone's December Industrial Production -1.1% m/m (expected -0.8%; last 1.4%); -1.7% yr/yr (expected -0.7%; last 2.8%). December trade deficit EUR8.80 bln (expected deficit of EUR12.50 bln; last deficit of EUR11.60 bln)

  • U.K.'s January CPI -0.6% m/m (expected -0.4%; last 0.4%); 10.1% yr/yr (expected 10.3%; last 10.5%). January Core CPI -0.9% m/m (expected -0.5%; last 0.5%); 5.8% yr/yr (expected 6.2%; last 6.3%). January Input PPI -0.1% m/m (expected 0.2%; last -1.1%) and Output PPI 0.5% m/m (expected 0.1%; last -0.8%)

  • Spain's January CPI -0.2% m/m (expected -0.3%; last 0.2%); 5.9% yr/yr (expected 5.8%; last 5.7%)



U.S. equity futures:

  • S&P 500 Futures: -15 @ 4,121

  • DJIA Futures: -91 @ 33,998

  • Nasdaq 100 Futures: -50 @ 12,541

Overseas:

  • Europe: DAX +0.6%, FTSE +0.1%, CAC +1.3%

  • Asia: Nikkei -0.4%, Hang Seng -1.4%, Shanghai Composite -0.4%

Commodities:

  • Crude Oil -0.83 @ 78.23

  • Nat Gas -0.022 @ 2.545

  • Gold -20.75 @ 1844.65

  • Silver -0.365 @ 21.508

  • Copper -0.0610 @ 4.014

Earnings/Guidance:

  • Absolute Software ( ABST 17.19% ) reports Q2 (Dec) results, misses on revs; guides FY23 revs below consensus

  • Adaptive Biotechnologies ( ADPT 15.55% ) beats by $0.07, reports revs in-line; guides FY23 revs below consensus

  • Agree Realty ( ADC 2.93% ) beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line

  • Airbnb beats by $0.21, beats on revs, GBV grew 20% yr/yr; guides Q1 revs above consensus, anticipates slightly lower ADR yr/yr, Nights and Experiences Booked yr/yr growth to be nearly as strong as in Q4

  • Akamai Tech ( AKAM 10.41% ) beats by $0.11, beats on revs; provides downside Q1 guidance, in-line FY 23 guidance

  • AMMO ( POWW 13.11% ) reports Q3 (Dec) earnings; net revs fell 40% yr/yr to $38.7 mln compared to $54.2 mln S&P Capital IQ Consensus; trims FY23 (Mar) revenue guidance

  • Analog Devices ( AD I) beats by $0.15, beats on revs; guides Q2 EPS above consensus, revs above consensus; declares dividend

  • Andersons ( ANDE 14.99% ) beats by $0.49, beats on revs

  • Ares Commercial Real Estate ( ACRE 1.60% ) beats on top and bottom lines

  • Arrowhead ( ARWR 1.13% ) has gained rights to ARO-PNPLA3, formerly called JNJ-75220795, which was part of a 2018 research collaboration and option agreement between Arrowhead and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

  • Avient ( AVNT 9.73% ) beats by $0.15, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS above consensus, revs below consensus

  • Barclays PLC ( BCS 8.35% ) reports Q4 results

  • Barrick ( GOLD 3.59% ) beats by $0.01, reports revs in-line; declares dividend and announces new share buyback program up to $1.0 billion

  • Biogen ( BIIB 3.49% ) beats by $0.57, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS in-line, guides FY23 revs below consensus

  • BlackLine ( BL 1.97% ) beats by $0.18, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 EPS above consensus, revs below consensus; guides FY23 EPS above consensus, revs below consensus

  • Caleres ( CAL 7.81% ) sees FY23 EPS and revs above consensus

  • Cellebrite DI ( CLBT 13.90% ) beats by $0.01, reports revs in-line; guides FY23 revs mostly below consensus

  • Ceva ( CEVA 0.03% ) beats by $0.06, beats on revs

  • Chefs' Warehouse ( CHEF 0.64% ) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Choice Hotels ( CHH 3.40% ) beats by $0.20, beats on revs; provides Q1 and FY23 net income/adjusted EBITDA guidance

  • Comstock ( CRK 5.83% ) beats by $0.24, beats on revs

  • Conduent ( CNDT 1.40% ) misses by $0.04, reports revs in-line; guides FY23 revs below estimate

  • Credo Technology Group ( CRDO 46.80% ) guides AprQ revs below consensus; says its largest customer has reduced its demand forecast for certain Credo products

  • Devon Energy ( DVN 10.49% ) misses by $0.09, reports revs in-line; raises fixed dividend 11%

  • Encore Wire ( WIRE 14.13% ) beats by $2.45 (two ests), beats on revs (two ests)

  • EVgo ( EVGO 8.57% ) Advantage Expands to 22 Locations Providing Instant Offers and Promotions for EV Drivers

  • Generac ( GNRC 8.00% ) beats by $0.03, misses on revs; provides FY23 guidance

  • GoDaddy ( GDDY 0.64% ) misses GAAP EPS by $0.03, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 revs below consensus; guides FY23 revs below consensus

  • Gold Fields ( GFI 3.89% ) guides FY22 EPS in-line

  • GXO Logistics ( GXO 5.00% ) beats by 0.08, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS in-line

  • Healthcare Services Group ( HCSG 7.12% ) beats by $0.11, beats on revs

  • HealthEquity updates FY 23 guidance, expects to reach the top-end of previously provided ranges, including revs of ~$860 mln for the full year

  • Hecla Mining ( HL 9.38% ) reports EPS in-line, misses on revs

  • Herbalife Nutrition ( HLF 22.52% ) beats by $0.19, beats on revs

  • Kornit Digital ( KRNT 9.25% ) beats by $0.06, misses on revs; guides Q1 revs below two analyst estimate

  • Kraft Heinz ( KHC 0.63% ) beats by $0.07, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS below consensus

  • Krispy Kreme, Inc. ( DNUT 6.78% ) beats by $0.01, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS below consensus, revs in-line

  • Lithia Motors ( LAD 8.24% ) misses by $1.21, misses on revs

  • Livent ( LTHM 9.08% ) beats by $0.03, misses on revs; guides FY23 revs below consensus

  • Magnolia Oil & Gas ( MG 1.45% Y) beats by $0.40, misses on revs

  • Martin Marietta ( MLM 7.47% ) reports EPS in-line, misses on revs

  • NMI Hldgs ( NMIH 0.80% ) beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line

  • Nova Measuring ( NVMI 1.56% ) beats by $0.03, beats on revs; guides Q1 EPS in-line, revs mostly above consensus

  • Nu Holdings ( NU 4.80% ) reports Q4 results; added 4.2 mln customers in 4Q22

  • OraSure ( OSUR 12.17% ) beats by $0.17, beats on revs; guides Q1 revs above consensus

  • Owens Corning ( OW ) beats by $0.14, beats on revs

  • Pagaya ( PGY 0.75% ) beats on top and bottom lines; sees FY23 revs above consensus

  • Parsons ( PSN 4.32% ) misses by $0.03, beats on revs; guides FY23 revs in-line

  • Royalty Pharma ( RPRX 0.82% ) reports Q4 earnings; adjusted cash receipts grew 95.9% yr/yr

  • Service Corp ( SCI 3.46% ) beats by $0.12, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS in-line

  • Ship Finance Intl ( SFL 0.48% ) beats by $0.09, beats on revs; declares increase in dividend

  • Similarweb ( SMWB 0.44% ) beats by $0.06, beats on revs; guides Q1 revs below consensus; guides FY23 revs below consensus

  • SiteOne Landscape Supply ( SITE 1.81% ) misses by $0.19, reports revs in-line

  • Sonic Automotive ( SAH 1.06% ) beats by $0.41, beats on revs

  • Sunoco LP ( SUN 0.30% ) beats by $0.06, beats on revs; reaffirms full-year 2023 Adjusted EBITDA

  • Taylor Morrison Home ( TMHC 1.75% ) beats by $0.16, beats on revs; sees 1Q23 home closings of 2,300-2,400

  • Ternium S.A. ( TX 4.97% ) misses by $0.01, misses on revs; margins expected to normalize as cost per ton decreases and steel prices in USMCA region recover in 2023

  • The Trade Desk ( TTD 32.81% ) beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 revs above consensus

  • TripAdvisor ( TRIP 0.28% ) beats by $0.12, beats on revs

  • Udemy ( UDMY 4.84% ) beats by $0.07, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 revs below consensus; guides FY23 revs below consensus; to reduce global workforce by approximately 10%

  • Upstart ( UPST 28.13% ) beats by $0.22, beats on revs; guides Q1 revs below consensus

  • Wabtec ( WAB 2.08% ) beats by $0.02, beats on revs; guides FY23 EPS in-line, revs in-line

  • WalkMe Ltd. ( WKME 5.77% ) beats by $0.04, beats on revs; guides Q1 revs below consensus; guides FY23 revs below consensus; appoints Hagit Ynon as permanent CFO

News:

  • Justice Department tells judge there is evidence of crime in case related to former President Trump's handling of classified documents, according to CNN

  • White House announces new standards and major progress for a made-in-america national network of electric vehicle chargers

  • EU passed legislation to ban gasoline powered car sales starting in 2035, according to the Wall Street Journal

  • AlloVir ( ALVR 5.17% ) Announces Positive Final Results from Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 2 Study of Posoleucel in Kidney Transplant Recipients with BK Viremia

  • Amazon ( AMZN 1.46% ): Instacart to launch a version of its site tailored to small businesses, challenging Amazon and Walmart (WMT), according to The Information

  • Analog Devices ( ADI 7.47% ) increases quarterly dividend 13% to $0.86/share; annual yield 1.9%

  • BAE Systems ( BAESY ) awarded $466 mln U.S. Army contract modification

  • Bausch + Lomb ( BLCO 7.83% ) announces the appointment of Brent Saunders as chief executive officer and chair of the Board of Directors of the Company, effective March 6, 2023

  • Bed Bath & Beyond ( BBBY 0.52% ) discloses that, as of Feb. 11, Marjorie Bowen has voluntarily resigned from the Board of Directors

  • Capital One ( COF 0.59% ) reports January card metrics

  • CF Industries ( CF 0.61% ) enters into agreement with BP (BP) for the supply of 2.2 bln cubic feet of certified natural gas in 2023

  • Concert Pharmaceuticals ( CNCE 0.12% ) announces that, after a recent review of deuruxolitinib clinical data by the U.S. FDA, the FDA determined that deuruxolitinib will maintain its Breakthrough Therapy designation

  • Darling Ingredients ( DAR 0.15% ) has entered into an agreement with Cattlemen's Heritage Beef Company to purchase the off-take from its planned 2,000-head per day beef-processing facility in Mills County, Iowa

  • Goldman Sachs ( GS 0.69% ) ends idea for consumer credit card, according to CNBC

  • Group 1 Auto ( GPI 0.71% ) increases quarterly dividend to $0.45/share from $0.39/share

  • Identiv ( INVE 1.59% ) has signed an exclusive strategic agreement with Trace-ID to become the exclusive provider for Trace-ID's complete line of specialty and industrial UHF RFID across North America

  • JPMorgan Chase ( JPM 0.44% ) reports January card metrics

  • Kinnate BioPharma ( KNTE 2.41% ) announces that the U.S. FDA has granted Fast Track designation for Kinnate's investigational pan-FGFR inhibitor, KIN-3248

  • President Biden names Lael Brainard as Director of the National Economic Council & Jared Bernstein as Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers

  • Meta Platforms ( META 1.29% ) ending live shopping on Instagram beginning March 16 to focus on products providing the most value to users

  • Microsoft ( MSFT 1.05% ) eliminates 150 cloud sales jobs, according to The Information

  • Neurocrine Biosciences ( NBIX 0.79% ): Sentia Medical Sciences has extended a research collaboration with Neurocrine Biosciences aimed at discovering novel, long-acting corticotropin-releasing factor receptor antagonist peptide therapeutics

  • Newmont Goldcorp ( NEM 1.51% ) appoints Natascha Viljoen as COO

  • Novocure ( NVCR 1.81% ) Announces Last Patient Enrolled in Pivotal PANOVA-3 Study of Tumor Treating Fields in Pancreatic Cancer

  • Qiagen ( QGEN 0.57% ) announces the certification of QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus - the world's leading tuberculosis blood test - under the European Union's 2017/746 In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation which is replacing the 98/79/EC In Vitro Diagnostic Directive

  • Tesla ( TSLA 2.38% ) to halt some production at Shanghai plant until end of February to make upgrades, according to Bloomberg

  • Tesla ( TSLA 2.38% ): Elon Musk says Twitter's new CEO could be named by the end of the year, according to the Wall Street Journal

  • Tesla ( TSLA 2.38% ): Ross Gerber wants seat on Tesla Board of Directors, according to Bloomberg

  • Toro ( TTC 0.98% ) announces that Renee J. Peterson, vice president and chief financial officer, plans to retire in July 2023

  • TSMC ( TSM 5.31% ) to invest $3.5 bln in Arizona factory, according to Digitimes

M&A:

  • Emergent BioSolutions ( EBS 12.52% ) divests Travel Health Business to Bavarian Nordic for Up To $380 mln

  • Evoqua Water ( AQUA 0.65% ) enters into a definitive agreement to divest its carbon reactivation and slurry operations to DESOTEC

  • Sonic Automotive ( SAH 1.06% ) announces acquisition of Black Hills Harley-Davidson

  • Vital Energy ( VTLE 0.84% ) to acquire assets of Driftwood Energy Operating in the Midland Basin for stock and cash

  • Waters ( WAT 0.71% ) has entered into an agreement to acquire Wyatt Technology for $1.36 bln in cash

Syndicate:

  • Cleveland-Cliffs ( CLF 0.34% ) files mixed securities shelf offering

  • Medpace ( MEDP 4.20% ) files mixed securities shelf offering; also files for 7,289,662 share common stock offering by selling shareholders

  • RxSight ( RXST 0.93% ) announces that the underwriters exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 600,000 shares of RxSight's common stock at a public offering price of $12.50/share

  • UDR ( UDR 0.83% ) files mixed securities shelf offering

IPOs:

  • Expected to Price: No IPOs expected.

Gapping Up/Down

  • Gapping up:

  • OSUR +15.6%, EBS +10.5%, ABNB +9.2%, TRIP +9.1%, SMWB +8.5%, NU +7.2%, TTD +6.2%, ADPT +6%, CRK +5.2%, KNTE +5%, WIRE +3.5%, PARA +3.4%, ANDE +3.4%, RBBN +3.1%, LPX +2.6%, HLF +2.6%, GPI +2.5%, QGEN +2.1%, MGY +1.4%, BKNG +1.2%, EXPE +1.1%, ADC +1.1%, GNRC +1%


  • Gapping down:

  • CRDO -43.8%, POWW -16.4%, BCS -11%, DVN -6.5%, UDMY -6.4%, TSM -6.1%, TX -6%, CNDT -5.4%, ABST -5%, EHAB -5%, LAD -4%, FIS -3.4%, NMIH -2.9%, GDDY -2.6%, UPST -2.2%, AKAM -2%, LTHM -1.9%, TMHC -1.7%, BK -1.4%, MEDP -1.4%, GOLD -1.2%, USB -0.8%, ACRE -0.8%



Analyst Research (see Upgrades/Downgrades calendar for full list):

  • Upgrades

  • Ecolab (ECL) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital Mkts; tgt raised to $185

  • Focus Financial (FOCS) upgraded to Equal-Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley; tgt raised to $53

  • U.S. Bancorp (USB) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Sandler; tgt raised to $57


  • Downgrades:

  • a.k.a. Brands (AKA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies; tgt lowered to $1.70

  • Akamai Tech (AKAM) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital Mkts; tgt lowered to $85

  • American Eagle (AEO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies; tgt lowered to $16

  • Bath & Body Works (BBWI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup; tgt lowered to $48

  • Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Sandler; tgt raised to $82

  • Corcept Therapeutics (CORT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies; tgt lowered to $22

  • Credo Technology Group (CRDO) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen; tgt lowered to $11

  • Credo Technology Group (CRDO) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA Securities; tgt lowered to $12

  • Dycom (DY) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Wells Fargo; tgt lowered to $88

  • Howmet Aerospace (HWM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at The Benchmark Company

  • LCI Industries (LCII) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at ROTH MKM; tgt lowered to $114

  • Lulu's Fashion Lounge (LVLU) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies; tgt lowered to $3

  • Marriott (MAR) downgraded to In-line from Outperform at Evercore ISI; tgt $180

  • Sensata Tech (ST) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel; tgt $55

  • TE Connectivity (TEL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel; tgt $130

  • Terex (TEX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup; tgt raised to $63

  • Torrid (CURV) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies; tgt lowered to $3


  • Others:

  • Adient (ADNT) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays; tgt $57

  • American Axle (AXL) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $10

  • Aptiv (APTV) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays; tgt $150

  • Autoliv (ALV) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $100

  • BorgWarner (BWA) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays; tgt $62

  • Chewy (CHWY) initiated with a Hold at Gordon Haskett; tgt $46

  • Dana Inc (DAN) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $20

  • Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) initiated with a Hold at Loop Capital; tgt $130

  • DigitalBridge (DBRG) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank; tgt $18

  • Dyne Therapeutics (DYN) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer; tgt $34

  • Fisker (FSR) initiated with an Underweight at Barclays; tgt $6

  • Ford Motor (F) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $13

  • General Motors (GM) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $46

  • Immunovant Sciences (IMVT) initiated with an Overweight at Cantor Fitzgerald; tgt $30

  • Kura Sushi (KRUS) initiated with a Buy at The Benchmark Company; tgt $70

  • Lear (LEA) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $155

  • Lion Electric (LEV) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $3

  • Magna (MGA) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $60

  • Mobileye Global (MBLY) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays; tgt $60

  • Polestar Automotive Holding UK PLC (PSNY) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $7

  • Rivian Automotive (RIVN) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays; tgt $28

  • Samsara (IOT) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital Markets; tgt $17

  • TD Synnex (SNX) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays; tgt $109

  • Tesla (TSLA) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays; tgt $275

  • Visteon (VC) initiated with an Underweight at Barclays; tgt $125


Upcoming Events:

  • Econ Data:

  • 07:00 ET: MBA Mortgage Applications Index for Feb 11 (Briefing.com Consensus NA; Prior 7.4%)

  • 08:30 ET: Retail Sales for Jan (Briefing.com Consensus 1.7%; Prior -1.1%)

  • 08:30 ET: Retails Sales ex-auto for Jan (Briefing.com Consensus 0.8%; Prior -1.1%)

  • 08:30 ET: Empire State Manufacturing for Feb (Briefing.com Consensus -19.0; Prior -32.9)

  • 09:15 ET: Industrial Production for Jan (Briefing.com Consensus 0.5%; Prior -0.7%)

  • 09:15 ET: Capacity Utilization for Jan (Briefing.com Consensus 79.1%; Prior 78.8%)

  • 10:00 ET: Business Inventories for Dec (Briefing.com Consensus 0.3%; Prior 0.4%)

  • 10:00 ET: NAHB Housing Market Index for Feb (Briefing.com Consensus 37; Prior 35)

  • 10:30 ET: EIA Crude Oil Inventories for Feb 11 (Briefing.com Consensus NA; Prior 2.42 M)

  • 16:00 ET: Net Long-Term TIC Flows for Dec (Briefing.com Consensus NA; Prior $171.5B)


  • Earnings:

  • Monday (Feb 13)

  • Morning: CHKP MNDY TDC THS

  • Afternoon: AMKR ANGI ACGL ANET CAR NTB BLKB BRX CDNS DENN ES FE IAC INST IRBT LSCC MEDP MKSI MRC OTTR PLTR SEDG VNO


  • Tuesday (Feb 14)

  • Morning: CAE CLF KO ECL DAVA ENTG EXC FELE GEO GFS HRI HWM INMD IPGP LCII LDOS MAR MIR BTU PKI QSR SAFE TRP TRU TRTN WCC ZTS

  • Afternoon: ADPT ABNB AKAM ANDE BL CRK CNDT DVN WIRE GDDY GXO HLF LTHM MGY NMIH OSUR SCI SU TX TRIP UDMY UPST


  • Wednesday (Feb 15)

  • Morning: ADI AVNT GOLD BIIB CLBT CEVA CHEF CIM CHH FIS GNRC HCSG HL IDCC KRNT KHC DNUT LAD MLM NVMI OC PSN RBLX R SABR SITE SAH SUN TMHC TTD TPG WAB WKME WAT

  • Afternoon: TXG ALB ALSN AMED AEE AIG AWK AMPL AM AR ATCO AVTA SAM CF CSCO CYH CPA ET EQT EQIX FARO FSLY FCPT HST INVH KGC MFC MRO MSA NEX NUS NTR PLMR PGRE PEGA QS QDEL RSG REZI ROIC RNG ROKU ROL RPT SGEN SHOP STAG SUM SPWR SNPS TNET TROX TRUP TWLO TYL UPWK VECO HCC WCN WELL WH ZD ZG


  • Thursday (Feb 16)

  • Morning: ALKS ALE ARCH ATHM BLMN BPMC CAMT CBZ FUN CVE CEG CROX DDOG DOCN DTM DNB ETR EPAM FOCS HAS HSIC H IDA ITGR IRDM IRWD KBR KELYA LH LXP MTRN NMRK DNOW OGN PARA PBF POOL POR RCM RS SAGE STNG SHAK SO SCL SYNH TOST TSEM USFD VC VNT VMC WSO WST WE ZBRA

  • Afternoon: AEM AL AEL COLD AMN APPN AMAT ATR BIO BJRI BFAM CWST CHUY CGNX COHU ED DLR DASH DKNG DBX ELME EIG FBIN GLOB LOPE HTGC HUBS INDI KNSL LTC MERC MNTV NVRO NWE OIS OEC PACB PCOR RMAX RDFN SWAV TSLX STEM TXRH RARE


  • Friday (Feb 17)

  • Morning: AMCX ABR AN B CNP CBRG DE MD PPL



Asia & Europe detail:

Asia: Nikkei -0.4%, Hang Seng -1.4%, Shanghai Composite -0.4%

Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended the midweek session on a mostly lower note. Japan's former top currency diplomat Sakakibara said that new Bank of Japan Governor Ueda may raise rates by the fourth quarter. Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe said that there is some early evidence that demand is moderating, adding that policymakers are unsure how high rates will have to go.

  • In economic data:

  • Japan's December Tertiary Industry Activity Index -0.4% m/m (expected 0.1%; last 0.1%)

  • South Korea's January trade deficit $12.65 bln (last deficit of $12.69 bln). January Imports -2.8% yr/yr (last -2.6%) and Exports -16.6% yr/yr (last -16.6%). January Import Price Index 1.7% yr/yr (last 9.1%) and Export Price Index -1.3% yr/yr (last 3.1%)

  • India's January trade deficit $17.75 bln (expected deficit of $24.20 bln; last deficit of $23.76 bln)


---Equity Markets---

  • Japan's Nikkei: -0.4%

  • Hong Kong's Hang Seng: -1.4%

  • China's Shanghai Composite: -0.4%

  • India's Sensex: +0.4%

  • South Korea's Kospi: -1.5%

  • Australia's ASX All Ordinaries: -0.9%

---FX---

  • USD/JPY: +0.2% to 133.41

  • USD/CNH: +0.2% to 6.8447

  • USD/INR: -0.1% to 82.78

Europe: DAX +0.6%, FTSE +0.1%, CAC +1.3%

Major European indices trade on a mostly higher note. Inflation in the U.K. decelerated for the tenth consecutive month in the January reading. Barclays reported disappointing results for Q4. European Commission President von der Leyen said that the tenth package of sanctions against Russia is being prepared. Scotland's First Minister Sturgeon announced her resignation.

  • In economic data:

  • Eurozone's December Industrial Production -1.1% m/m (expected -0.8%; last 1.4%); -1.7% yr/yr (expected -0.7%; last 2.8%). December trade deficit EUR8.80 bln (expected deficit of EUR12.50 bln; last deficit of EUR11.60 bln)

  • U.K.'s January CPI -0.6% m/m (expected -0.4%; last 0.4%); 10.1% yr/yr (expected 10.3%; last 10.5%). January Core CPI -0.9% m/m (expected -0.5%; last 0.5%); 5.8% yr/yr (expected 6.2%; last 6.3%). January Input PPI -0.1% m/m (expected 0.2%; last -1.1%) and Output PPI 0.5% m/m (expected 0.1%; last -0.8%)

  • Spain's January CPI -0.2% m/m (expected -0.3%; last 0.2%); 5.9% yr/yr (expected 5.8%; last 5.7%)


---Equity Markets---

  • STOXX Europe 600: +0.2%

  • Germany's DAX: +0.6%

  • U.K.'s FTSE 100: +0.1%

  • France's CAC 40: +1.3%

  • Italy's FTSE MIB: +0.1%

  • Spain's IBEX 35: +0.2%

---FX---

  • EUR/USD: -0.2% to 1.0714

  • GBP/USD: -0.9% to 1.2066

  • USD/CHF: +0.1% to 0.9221


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