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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For February 22, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • Morgan Stanley upgraded VF Corp (NYSE: VFC) from Underweight to Equal-Weight. VF shares rose 1.11 percent to $53.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at JP Morgan upgraded Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE: PH) from Neutral to Overweight. Parker Hannifin shares rose 1.12 percent to close at $155.62 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at ABN Amro upgraded Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) from Hold to Buy. Scorpio Tankers shares rose 3.96 percent to $4.46 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Roth Capital upgraded EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS) from Neutral to Buy. Exact Sciences shares rose 1.52 percent to $22.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Bank of America upgraded Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT) from Neutral to Buy. Wal-Mart shares rose 0.56 percent to $71.85 in pre-market trading.
  • Janney Capital upgraded Avangrid Inc (NYSE: AGR) from Neutral to Buy. Avangrid shares gained 4.20 percent to close at $42.63 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs upgraded Columbia Property Trust Inc (NYSE: CXP) from Sell to Neutral. Columbia Property Trust shares rose 0.17 percent to close at $23.01 on Tuesday.
  • Scotiabank upgraded Precision Drilling Corp (USA) (NYSE: PDS) from Underperform to Sector Perform. Precision Drilling shares gained 0.19 percent to close at $5.27 on Tuesday.


Top Downgrades

  • Atlantic Equities downgraded Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE: RL) from Neutral to Underweight. Ralph Lauren shares fell 0.52 percent to close at $77.78 on Tuesday.
  • Loop Capital downgraded Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) from Buy to Hold. Discovery Communications shares rose 3.28 percent to close at $29.62 on Tuesday.
  • Longbow Research downgraded Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) from Buy to Neutral. Ecolab shares dropped 2.44 percent to $121.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America downgraded United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) from Buy to Neutral. UPS shares dropped 1.82 percent to $105.76 in pre-market trading.
  • Cowen & Co. downgraded Tripadvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP) from Market Perform to Underperform. TripAdvisor shares fell 2.60 percent to $45.62 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) from Neutral to Underperform. First Solar shares fell 2 percent to $35.89 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Leerink Swann downgraded Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTA) from Outperform to Market Perform. Momenta Pharmaceuticals shares dropped 15.53 percent to close at $16.05 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Raymond James downgraded Harman International Industries Inc (NYSE: HAR) from Outperform to Market Perform. Harman shares rose 0.16 percent to close at $111.19 on Tuesday.
  • JP Morgan downgraded Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) from Overweight to Neutral. Canadian Solar shares dropped 2.47 percent to $14.98 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Citigroup downgraded AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE: AU) from Neutral to Sell. AngloGold Ashanti shares declined 3.75 percent to $12.07 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) with a Hold rating. The price target for Cintas is set to $120. Cintas shares closed at $118.44 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK) with a Buy rating. Mallinckrodt shares closed at $54.11 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) with a Buy rating. The price target for Aramark is set to $42. Aramark shares closed at $35.97 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Seaport Global Securities initiated coverage on SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) with a Buy rating. The price target for SandRidge Energy is set to $25. SandRidge Energy shares closed at $20.24 on Tuesday.
  • Compass Point initiated coverage on Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS) with a Neutral rating. Goldman Sachs shares closed at $251.76 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at MKM Partners initiated coverage of Cavium Inc (NASDAQ: CAVM) with a Buy rating. Cavium shares closed at $67.18 on Tuesday.
  • Wells Fargo initiated coverage on Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: JUNO) with a Outperform rating. Juno Therapeutics shares closed at $23.09 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on The GEO Group Inc (NYSE: GEO) with a Hold rating. The price target for GEO Group is set
  • to $47. GEO Group shares closed at $46.16 on Tuesday.
  • Compass Point initiated coverage on Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) with a Neutral rating. Morgan Stanley shares closed at $46.56 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Buckingham Research initiated coverage of Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ: PLCE) with a Buy rating. Childrens Place shares closed at $100.70 on Tuesday.

Latest Ratings for STNG

DateFirmActionFromTo
Oct 2020JefferiesMaintainsBuy
Oct 2020StifelMaintainsBuy
Sep 2020B of A SecuritiesMaintainsBuy

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