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

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Bank of America upgraded Western Gas Equity Partners LP (NYSE: WGP) from Underperform to Neutral. Western Gas Equity shares fell 1.38 percent to close at $45.90 on Friday.
  • Mizuho upgraded Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) from Neutral to Buy. Sunoco Logistics Partners shares rose 2.89 percent to $26.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Argus Research upgraded Carnival Corp (NYSE: CCL) from Hold to Buy. Carnival shares fell 0.16 percent to $55.94 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Evercore ISI Group upgraded Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) from Hold to Buy. Illumina shares fell 0.63 percent to close at $160.00 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Avondale Partners upgraded PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: PRAH) from Underperform to Market Perform. PRA Health shares fell 1.44 percent to close at $60.18 on Friday.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital upgraded Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE: CLW) from Underperform to Sector Perform. Clearwater Paper shares slipped 0.36 percent to close at $56.05 on Friday.
  • B. Riley upgraded Steven Madden, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SHOO) from Neutral to Buy. Steven Madden shares dropped 0.27 percent to close at $37.15 on Friday.
  • JP Morgan upgraded AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) from Neutral to Overweight. Aflac shares slipped 0.01 percent to close at $71.71 on Friday.
  • Deutsche Bank upgraded Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) from Hold to Buy. Terex shares gained 1.47 percent to close at $30.35 on Friday.


Top Downgrades

  • Goldman Sachs downgraded Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) from Neutral to Sell. Tesla shares dropped 3.21 percent to $248.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James downgraded Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) from Outperform to Market Perform. Main Street Capital shares rose 0.13 percent to close at $37.48 on Friday.
  • Wells Fargo downgraded Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG) from Outperform to Market Perform. Public Service Enterprise shares rose 0.64 percent to $45.90 in pre-market trading.
  • B. Riley downgraded J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE: JCP) from Buy to Neutral. JC Penney shares dropped 0.62 percent to $6.42 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley downgraded Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI) from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Hanesbrands shares rose 2.20 percent to $21.38 in pre-market trading.
  • Baird downgraded TESARO Inc (NASDAQ: TSRO) from Outperform to Neutral. Tesaro shares rose 0.52 percent to close at $186.90 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Nomura downgraded Under Armour Inc (NYSE: UAA) from Neutral to Reduce. Under Armour shares fell 0.96 percent to $21.60 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at MKM Partners downgraded Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) from Neutral to Sell. Urban Outfitters shares fell 3.27 percent to $26.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Citigroup downgraded Visteon Corp (NYSE: VC) from Buy to Neutral. Visteon shares rose 1.32 percent to close at $94.16 on Friday.
  • Analysts at FBR Capital downgraded Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN) from Outperform to Market Perform. Sunoco shares declined 1.82 percent to $27.00 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) with a Neutral rating. The price target for American Homes 4 Rent is set to $24. American Homes 4 Rent shares closed at $23.65 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Laureate Education Inc (NASDAQ: LAUR) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Laureate Education is set to $18. Laureate Education shares closed at $13.24 on Friday.
  • Analysts at JP Morgan initiated coverage on Invitation Homes Inc (NYSE: INVH) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Invitation Homes is set to $25. Invitation Homes shares closed at $21.60 on Friday.
  • Analysts at BMO Capital initiated coverage on Laureate Education Inc (NASDAQ: LAUR) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Laureate Education is set to $17. Laureate Education shares closed at $13.24 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on Altisource Residential Corp (NYSE: RESI) with an Outperform rating. Altisource Residential shares closed at $12.75 on Friday.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital initiated coverage of Invitation Homes Inc (NYSE: INVH) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Invitation Homes is set to $23. Invitation Homes shares closed at $21.60 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage of Laureate Education Inc (NASDAQ: LAUR) with a Buy rating. The price target for Laureate Education is set to $17. Laureate Education shares closed at $13.24 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Wells Fargo initiated coverage on Invitation Homes Inc (NYSE: INVH) with an Outperform rating. Invitation Homes shares closed at $21.60 on Friday.

Latest Ratings for WGP

DateFirmActionFromTo
Oct 2018Initiates Coverage OnNeutral
Oct 2018MaintainsNeutralNeutral
Sep 2018MaintainsMarket PerformMarket Perform

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