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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For January 27, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • RBC Capital upgraded Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) from Sector Perform to Outperform. Ford shares gained 0.65 percent to $12.45 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) from Underweight to Equal-Weight. Intel shares rose 0.43 percent to $37.72 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Wells Fargo upgraded Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) from Market Perform to Outperform. Caterpillar shares rose 0.10 percent to $97.32 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Canaccord Genuity upgraded Rogers Communications Inc. (USA) (NYSE: RCI) from Hold to Buy. Rogers Communication shares rose 6.18 percent to close at $42.81 on Thursday.
  • JP Morgan upgraded Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) from Neutral to Overweight. Praxair shares rose 0.32 percent to $119.88 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Nomura upgraded Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) from Reduce to Neutral. Wynn Resorts shares gained 7.30 percent to $102.47 in pre-market trading.
  • Oppenheimer upgraded Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX) from Perform to Outperform. Neurocrine Biosciences shares rose 2.86 percent to $41.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Bank of America upgraded Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC) from Neutral to Buy. Marsh & McLennan shares gained 0.13 percent to $68.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs upgraded Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR) from Sell to Neutral. Emerson Electric shares gained 0.18 percent to $60.19 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • Jefferies downgraded Weatherford International Plc (NYSE: WFT) from Buy to Hold. Weatherford shares fell 0.74 percent to $5.36 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs downgraded Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) from Buy to Neutral. Whirlpool shares gained 1.35 percent to $176.29 in pre-market trading.
  • Argus Research downgraded JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) from Buy to Hold. JetBlue shares fell 0.57 percent to $20.98 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America downgraded Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ: WLTW) from Buy to Neutral. Willis Towers Watson shares rose 0.01 percent to close at $127.58 on Thursday.
  • Cantor Fitzgerald downgraded Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ: ACHC) from Overweight to Neutral. Acadia Healthcare shares fell 2.28 percent to close at $39.02 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Macquarie downgraded International Speedway Corp (NASDAQ: ISCA) from Outperform to Neutral. International Speedway shares rose 1.08 percent to close at $37.55 on Thursday.
  • Pacific Crest downgraded Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) from Overweight to Sector Weight. Comcast shares gained 0.53 percent to $75.90 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Craig-Hallum downgraded ShoreTel Inc (NASDAQ: SHOR) from Buy to Hold. ShoreTel shares declined 2.07 percent to $7.10 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Benchmark initiated coverage of Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ: AMED) with a Hold rating. The price target for Amedisys is set to $50. Amedisys shares closed at $47.60 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at William Blair initiated coverage on Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE: PF) with an Outperform rating. Pinnacle Foods shares closed at $53.13 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on First Data Corp (NYSE: FDC) with a Neutral rating. First Data shares closed at $15.68 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Bank of America initiated coverage of Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ: CLVS) with a Buy rating. Clovis Oncology shares closed at $61.69 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Bioverativ Inc (NASDAQ: BIVVV) with a Buy rating. Bioverativ shares closed at $43.73 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at JP Morgan initiated coverage on Athene Holding Ltd (NYSE: ATH) with a Neutral rating. Athene shares closed at $46.96 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Global Payments Inc (NYSE: GPN) with an Overweight rating. Global Payments shares closed at $76.80 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at KeyBanc initiated coverage on Tutor Perini Corp (NYSE: TPC) with a Sector Weight rating. Tutor Perini shares closed at $32.40 on Thursday.
  • Craig-Hallum initiated coverage on Daqo New Energy Corp (NYSE: DQ) with a Buy rating. Daqo New Energy shares closed at $23.27 on Thursday.

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May 2019UpgradesHoldBuy
Apr 2019DowngradesSector OutperformSector Perform
Jan 2019DowngradesOutperformNeutral

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