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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For January 20, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey upgraded Regency Centers Corp (NYSE: REG) from Hold to Buy. Regency Centers shares fell 1.57 percent to close at $68.91 on Thursday.
  • Bank of America upgraded Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE: NE) from Underperform to Neutral. Noble shares rose 3.84 percent to $7.30 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Abraxas Petroleum Corp. (NASDAQ: AXAS) from Hold to Buy. Abraxas Petroleum shares climbed 5.58 percent to $2.54 in pre-market trading.
  • KeyBanc upgraded Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ) from Sector Weight to Overweight. Domino's shares rose 2.38 percent to $170.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs upgraded Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE: DNB) from Sell to Neutral. Dun & Bradstreet shares dropped 1.58 percent to close at $121.31 on Thursday.
  • Goldman Sachs upgraded Emerge Energy Services LP (NYSE: EMES) from Neutral to Buy. Emerge Energy shares rose 7.49 percent to $15.78 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies upgraded International Paper Co (NYSE: IP) from Hold to Buy. International Paper shares gained 0.85 percent to $53.13 in pre-market trading.
  • FBR Capital upgraded NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE: NGL) from Market Perform to Outperform. NGL Energy Partners shares fell 1.08 percent to close at $22.90 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at First Analysis upgraded Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Check Point shares rose 7.51 percent to close at $96.34 on Thursday.


Top Downgrades

  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey downgraded Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE: SPG) from Buy to Hold. Simon Property shares fell 1.96 percent to close at $182.92 on Thursday.
  • Raymond James downgraded Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) from Strong Buy to Outperform. Lazard shares dropped 1.14 percent to close at $40.92 on Thursday.
  • Needham downgraded Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ICPT) from Buy to Hold. Intercept Pharmaceuticals shares fell 0.98 percent to close at $114.67 on Thursday.
  • Guggenheim downgraded IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IAC) from Buy to Neutral. IAC/InterActive shares rose 0.99 percent to close at $71.10 on Thursday.
  • Mitsubishi UFJ downgraded Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) from Overweight to Neutral. Anadarko Petroleum shares rose 0.41 percent to close at $70.18 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Bank of America downgraded Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: ATI) from Buy to Underperform. Allegheny Technologies shares fell 2.69 percent to $16.25 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan downgraded Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE: TEVA) from Overweight to Neutral. Teva shares dropped 0.21 percent to $33.40 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE: BK) from Outperform to Market Perform. Bank of New York Mellon shares declined 0.67 percent to $44.54 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) from Neutral to Sell. Equifax shares dropped 0.86 percent to $119.15 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at MKM Partners initiated coverage of Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ: PCLN) with a Buy rating. The price target for Priceline is set to $1,950. Priceline shares closed at $1,539.02 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at William Blair initiated coverage on Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (NASDAQ: SFM) with an Outperform rating. Sprouts Farmers Market shares closed at $19.72 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) with a Buy rating. The price target for Costco is set to $185. Costco shares closed at $163.70 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at MKM Partners initiated coverage on Expedia Inc (NASDAQ: EXPE) with a Buy rating. The price target for Expedia is set to $145. Expedia shares closed at $118.84 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage of Essent Group Ltd (NYSE: ESNT) with a Buy rating. The price target for Essent Group is set to $38. Essent Group shares closed at $32.63 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Aegis Capital initiated coverage on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) with a Buy rating. The price target for Amazon.com is set to $953. Amazon.com shares closed at $809.04 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Pacific Crest reinstated coverage on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Facebook is set to $150. Facebook shares closed at $127.55 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated coverage on Summit Materials Inc (NYSE: SUM) with a Buy rating. The price target for Summit Materials is set to $30. Summit Materials shares closed at $23.44 on Thursday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) with a Hold rating. The price target for Target is set to $72. Target shares closed at $65.39 on Thursday.
  • Pacific Crest initiated coverage on Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) with a Sector Weight rating. The price target for Twitter is set to $14. Twitter shares closed at $16.79 on Thursday.

Latest Ratings for REG

DateFirmActionFromTo
Feb 2019UpgradesEqual-WeightOverweight
Dec 2018DowngradesTop PickOutperform
Sep 2018UpgradesNeutralBuy

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