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

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at First Analysis upgraded Insperity Inc 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) NE from Hold to Buy. Noble shares rose 1.46 percent to $7.67 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Benchmark upgraded InVitae Corp NVTA from Hold to Buy. Invitae shares rose 12.45 percent to $10.30 in pre-market trading.
  • FBR Capital upgraded PulteGroup, Inc. 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 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. ZG from Hold to Buy. Zillow shares rose 2.04 percent to close at $34.78 on Monday.
  • Piper Jaffray upgraded NetApp Inc. NTAP from Neutral to Overweight. NetApp shares rose 1.21 percent to $40.06 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded Under Armour Inc 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 XRAY from Hold to Buy. Dentsply Sirona shares gained 0.77 percent to close at $58.84 on Monday.
  • UBS upgraded TerraForm Power Inc 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 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. 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 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 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. HIBB from Positive to Neutral. Hibbett shares fell 14.74 percent to $28.35 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James downgraded GigPeak Inc 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 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 NSP from Buy to Neutral. Insperity shares fell 1.20 percent to $82.10 in pre-market trading.
  • Ladenburg Thalmann downgraded Aviragen Therapeutics Inc 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 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. 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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. 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 FRAC with an Overweight rating. The price target for Keane Group is set to $27. Keane Group shares closed at $21.62 on Monday.
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