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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For February 14, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at First Analysis upgraded Insperity Inc (NYSE: NSP) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Insperity shares fell 1.2 percent to $82.10 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Societe Generale upgraded Noble Corporation (UK) (NYSE: NE) from Hold to Buy. Noble shares rose 1.46 percent to $7.67 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Benchmark upgraded InVitae Corp (NYSE: NVTA) from Hold to Buy. Invitae shares rose 12.45 percent to $10.30 in pre-market trading.
  • FBR Capital upgraded PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) from Market Perform to Outperform. PulteGroup shares dropped 0.46 percent to close at $21.52 on Monday.
  • Analysts at KeyBanc upgraded Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) from Sector Weight to Overweight. Exelon shares gained 0.77 percent to $35.37 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZG) from Hold to Buy. Zillow shares rose 2.04 percent to close at $34.78 on Monday.
  • Piper Jaffray upgraded NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) from Neutral to Overweight. NetApp shares rose 1.21 percent to $40.06 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded Under Armour Inc (NYSE: UAA) from Underweight to Equal-Weight. Under Armour shares gained 1.1 percent to $21.55 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel Nicolaus upgraded DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (NASDAQ: XRAY) from Hold to Buy. Dentsply Sirona shares gained 0.77 percent to close at $58.84 on Monday.
  • UBS upgraded TerraForm Power Inc (NASDAQ: TERP) from Sell to Neutral. TerraForm Power shares rose 0.52 percent to $11.58 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • Mizuho downgraded Depomed Inc (NASDAQ: DEPO) from Buy to Neutral. Depomed shares rose 2.47 percent to close at $17.00 on Monday.
  • Citigroup downgraded American Axle & Manufact. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AXL) from Buy to Neutral. American Axle shares fell 0.73 percent to close at $20.34 on Monday.
  • Argus Research downgraded Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE: JCI) from Buy to Hold. Johnson Controls shares fell 0.43 percent to $41.57 in pre-market trading.
  • FBR Capital downgraded Taylor Morrison Home Corp (NYSE: TMHC) from Outperform to Market Perform. Taylor Morrison Home shares fell 0.37 percent to $18.97 in pre-market trading.
  • Susquehanna downgraded Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ: HIBB) from Positive to Neutral. Hibbett shares fell 14.74 percent to $28.35 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James downgraded GigPeak Inc (NYSE: GIG) from Outperform to Market Perform. GigPeak shares rose 13.28 percent to $3.07 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Leerink Swann downgraded Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (NASDAQ: ZLTQ) from Outperform to Market Perform. ZELTIQ Aesthetics shares fell 0.21 percent to $55.81 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Roth Capital downgraded Insperity Inc (NYSE: NSP) from Buy to Neutral. Insperity shares fell 1.20 percent to $82.10 in pre-market trading.
  • Ladenburg Thalmann downgraded Aviragen Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: AVIR) from Buy to Neutral. Aviragen Therapeutics shares dropped 37.96 percent to $0.67 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital downgraded USA Compression Partners LP (NYSE: USAC) from Outperform to Sector Perform. USA Compression Partners shares closed at $18.41 on Monday.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Evercore ISI Group initiated coverage on PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG) with a Buy rating. The price target for PPG Industries is set to $117. PPG Industries shares closed at $100.81 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Citigroup initiated coverage on Keane Group Inc (NYSE: FRAC) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Keane Group is set to $23. Keane Group shares closed at $21.62 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Nomura initiated coverage of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc (NYSE: PK) with a Buy rating. The price target for Park Hotels & Resorts is set to $32. Park Hotels & Resorts shares closed at $27.66 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Craig-Hallum initiated coverage on HealthSouth Corp (NYSE: HLS) with a Buy rating. The price target for HealthSouth is set to $48. HealthSouth shares closed at $40.52 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Evercore ISI Group initiated coverage on Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) with a Sell rating. The price target for Air Products is set to $131. Air Products shares closed at $140.50 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage of Cyberark Software Ltd (NASDAQ: CYBR) with a Buy rating. The price target for Cyberark is set to $62. Cyberark Software shares closed at $52.87 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Barclays initiated coverage on Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Western Alliance Bancorporation is set to $58. Western Alliance Bancorporation shares closed at $50.96 on Monday.
  • Analysts at CL King initiated coverage on Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWNK) with a Strong Buy rating. The price target for Hostess Brands is set to $20. Hostess Brands shares closed at $14.56 on Monday.
  • Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Keane Group Inc (NYSE: FRAC) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Keane Group is set to $27. Keane Group shares closed at $21.62 on Monday.

Latest Ratings for NSP

DateFirmActionFromTo
Apr 2019UpgradesHoldBuy
Nov 2018MaintainsOutperformOutperform
Aug 2018DowngradesOverweightEqual-Weight

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