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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For December 15, 2016

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Top Upgrades

  • Credit Suisse upgraded Heico Corp (NYSE: HEI) from Neutral to Outperform. Heico shares fell 4.19 percent to close at $75.63 on Wednesday.
  • JP Morgan upgraded Swift Transportation Co (NYSE: SWFT) from Neutral to Overweight. Swift Transportation shares fell 0.21 percent to close at $24.04 on Wednesday.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Xilinx shares rose 0.44 percent to close at $56.73 on Wednesday.
  • DA Davidson upgraded Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVGW) from Neutral to Buy. Calavo Growers shares fell 0.35 percent to close at $57.35 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Aegis Capital upgraded Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) from Hold to Buy. Kansas City Southern shares dropped 1.47 percent to close at $84.71 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at KeyBanc upgraded Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) from Sector Weight to Overweight. Flowers Foods shares fell 1.50 percent to close at $19.01 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) from Underweight to Equal-Weight. Advanced Micro Devices shares gained 0.57 percent to $10.61 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Cowen & Co. upgraded Zoetis Inc (NYSE: ZTS) from Market Perform to Outperform. Zoetis shares fell 0.41 percent to close at $50.84 on Wednesday.
  • Goldman Sachs upgraded ONEOK Partners (NYSE: OKS) from Sell to Neutral. ONEOK Partners shares fell 0.12 percent to close at $ 42.76 on Wednesday.


Top Downgrades

  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX) from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Valeant shares dropped 0.21 percent to $14.09 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: MOH) from Buy to Hold. Molina Healthcare shares fell 0.55 percent to close at $54.39 on Wednesday.
  • RBC Capital downgraded General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) from Outperform to Sector Perform. General Mills shares fell 0.27 percent to $62.70 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Argus Research downgraded Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE: HST) from Buy to Hold. Host Hotels shares fell 0.94 percent to close at $18.87 on Wednesday.
  • Wunderlich downgraded Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE: BBG) from Buy to Hold. Bill Barrett shares rose 0.29 percent to $6.85 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital downgraded Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) from Market Perform to Underperform. Brinker shares fell 0.95 percent to $52.07 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Longbow Research downgraded Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS) from Buy to Neutral. Plexus shares fell 0.84 percent to close at $52.95 on Wednesday.
  • William Blair downgraded Neustar Inc (NYSE: NSR) from Outperform to Market Perform. NeuStar shares fell 0.60 percent to $33.25 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Oppenheimer initiated coverage on Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) with a Perform rating. Alexion Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $113.52 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO) with an Overweight rating. The price target for NeoGenomics is set to $11. NeoGenomics shares closed at $9.03 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Piper Jaffray initiated coverage of Phibro Animal Health Corp (NASDAQ: PAHC) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Phibro Animal Health is set to $32. Phibro Animal Health shares closed at $27.10 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ: ASNA) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Ascena Retail is set to $7. Ascena Retail shares closed at $7.55 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) with a Neutral rating. The price target for NiSource is set to $23. NiSource shares closed at $21.66 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at BTIG Research initiated coverage on Organovo Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: ONVO) with a Buy rating. The price target for Organovo is set to $15. Organovo shares closed at $3.69 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at JP Morgan initiated coverage on Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE: PF) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Pinnacle Foods is set to $58. Pinnacle Foods shares closed at $50.51 on Wednesday.
  • Aegis Capital initiated coverage on Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) with a Hold rating. The price target for Deere is set to $110. Deere shares closed at $100.55 on Wednesday.
  • Barclays initiated coverage on United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE: UAL) with an Overweight rating. The price target for United Continental is set to $105. United Continental shares closed at $72.94 on Wednesday
  • Mizuho initiated coverage on Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ: FINL) with a Buy rating. The price target for Finish Line is set to $29. Finish Line shares closed at $23.24 on Wednesday.

Latest Ratings for HEI

DateFirmActionFromTo
May 2019UpgradesNeutralOutperform
Apr 2019MaintainsNeutralNeutral
Mar 2019Initiates Coverage OnMarket Perform

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