Market Overview

Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For January 5, 2017

Share:

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV) from Equal Weight to Overweight. Southwest shares rose 0.39 percent to $51.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James upgraded C R Bard Inc (NYSE: BCR) from Outperform to Strong Buy. C.R. Bard shares fell 0.09 percent to close at $227.38 on Wednesday.
  • Pacific Crest upgraded Twilio Inc (NYSE: TWLO) from Sector Weight to Overweight. Twilio shares rose 3.6 percent to $28.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at KeyBanc upgraded Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) from Sector Weight to Overweight. Owens-Corning shares declined 0.21 percent to close at $51.85 on Wednesday.
  • Argus upgraded Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) from Hold to Buy. Darden shares rose 0.04 percent to close at $72.09 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at BMO Capital upgraded Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ: WDC) from Market Perform to Outperform. Western Digital shares gained 0.23 percent to $70.70 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan upgraded Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) from Neutral to Overweight. Comerica shares rose 0.84 percent to close at $69.54 on Wednesday.
  • Wedbush upgraded Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) from Underperform to Neutral. Chipotle shares rose 0.82 percent to $385.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital upgraded Mastercard Inc (NYSE: MA) from Outperform to Top Pick. Mastercard shares rose 0.53 percent to $106.95 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded Progressive Corp (NYSE: PGR) from Underweight to Equal-Weight. Progressive shares rose 0.90 percent to close at $35.85 on Wednesday.


Top Downgrades

  • Morgan Stanley downgraded United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE: UAL) from Overweight to Equal-Weight. United Continental shares fell 1.94 percent to $71.60 in pre-market trading.
  • Citigroup downgraded Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) from Buy to Neutral. Endo International shares fell 1.24 percent to $17.48 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Barclays downgraded Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) from Equal-Weight to Underweight. Discovery Communications shares rose 1.18 percent to close at $28.29 on Wednesday.
  • Deutsche Bank downgraded Macy's Inc (NYSE: M) from Buy to Hold. Macy's shares fell 11.2 percent to $31.81 in pre-market trading.
  • Telsey Advisory Group downgraded Kohl's Corporation (NYSE: KSS) from Outperform to Market Perform. Kohl's shares dropped 14.2 percent to $44.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Wedbush downgraded Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) from Outperform to Neutral. Buffalo Wild Wings shares rose 1.32 percent to close at $153.85 on Wednesday.
  • JP Morgan downgraded McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK) from Overweight to Neutral. McKesson shares rose 0.78 percent to close at $148.58 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Raymond James downgraded La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) from Strong Buy to Market Perform. La-Z-Boy shares rose 1.27 percent to close at $31.95 on Wednesday.
  • Baird downgraded Public Storage (NYSE: PSA) from Outperform to Neutral. Public Storage shares rose 0.73 percent to close at $225.16 on Wednesday.
  • Longbow Research downgraded Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE: SHW) from Buy to Neutral. Sherwin-Williams shares gained 0.68 percent to close at $276.40 on Wednesday.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Macquarie initiated coverage on Planet Fitness Inc (NYSE: PLNT) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Planet Fitness is set to $28. Planet Fitness shares closed at $20.21 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Hilton Grand Vacations Inc (NYSE: HGV) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Hilton Grand Vacations is set to $29. Hilton Grand Vacations shares closed at $25.85 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at BMO Capital initiated coverage on Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Adobe is set to $125. Adobe shares closed at $104.14 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage of Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) with a Buy rating. The price target for Commercial Metals is set to $27. Commercial Metals shares closed at $22.84 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Piper Jaffray initiated coverage on Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Community Health is set to $6. Community Health shares closed at $6.23 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Guggenheim initiated coverage on Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: HAWK) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Blackhawk Network is set to $41. Blackhawk Network shares closed at $38.75 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Berenberg initiated coverage on Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY) with a Sell rating. The price target for Hershey is set to $90. Hershey shares closed at $104.12 on Wednesday.
  • UBS initiated coverage on Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Great Plains Energy is set to $28. Great Plains Energy shares closed at $27.64 on Wednesday.
  • BMO Capital initiated coverage on FireEye Inc (NASDAQ: FEYE) with a Market Perform rating. The price target for FireEye is set to $13. FireEye shares closed at $12.67 on Wednesday.

Latest Ratings for LUV

DateFirmActionFromTo
Feb 2019MacquarieDowngradesOutperformNeutral
Feb 2019Goldman SachsDowngradesNeutralSell
Jan 2019Cowen & Co.DowngradesOutperformMarket Perform

View More Analyst Ratings for LUV
View the Latest Analyst Ratings

Posted-In: Downgrades Initiations top upgradesUpgrades Downgrades Initiation Analyst Ratings

 

Related Articles (ADBE + BCR)

View Comments and Join the Discussion!

Latest Ratings

StockFirmActionPT
INTUMorgan StanleyMaintains245.0
TWLOKeyBancMaintains150.0
PLDKeyBancMaintains77.0
CSCOKeyBancMaintains58.0
BANDKeyBancMaintains75.0
View the Latest Analytics Ratings
Don't Miss Out!
Join Our Newsletter
Subscribe to:
Trader Essentials
Get pre-market outlook, mid-day update and after-market roundup emails in your inbox.
Market in 5 Minutes
Everything you need to know about the market - quick & easy.
Daily Analyst Rating
A summary of each day’s top rating changes from sell-side analysts on the street.
Thank You
for registering for Benzinga’s newsletters and alerts.
• The Daily Analysts Ratings email will be received daily between 7am and 10am.
• The Market in 5 Minutes email will be received daily between 7am and 8am.
• The Fintech Focus email will be received every Friday between 2pm and 5pm.

2 Reasons Buying Tableau Software Shares Has Become Riskier

The Market In 5 Minutes: Jobless Claims Fall Again, Retailers Struggle