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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For February 28, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Bank of America upgraded Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) from Underperform to Neutral. Aircastle shares rose 1.34 percent to $24.15 in pre-market trading.
  • Societe Generale upgraded Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY) from Sell to Hold. Hershey shares fell 1.01 percent to close at $107.80 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank upgraded CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) from Hold to Buy. CSX shares rose 1.72 percent to $55.94 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at PiperJaffray upgraded Bioverativ Inc (NASDAQ: BIVV) from Neutral to Overweight. Bioverativ shares fell 0.73 percent to close at $50.59 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Guggenheim upgraded Atlantica Yield PLC (NASDAQ: ABY) from Neutral to Buy. Atlantica Yield shares fell 0.23 percent to close at $21.80 on Monday.


Top Downgrades

  • Morgan Stanley downgraded Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ: FTR) from Overweight to Neutral. Frontier Communications shares dropped 7 percent to $3.06 in pre-market trading.
  • Needham downgraded Tripadvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP) from Hold to Underperform. TripAdvisor shares fell 1.42 percent to $42.20 in pre-market trading.
  • JMP Securities downgraded Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp (NYSE: SBY) from Market Outperform to Market Perform. Silver Bay Realty Trust shares rose 17.9 percent to $21.42 in pre-market trading.
  • Citigroup downgraded Workday Inc (NYSE: WDAY) from Neutral to Sell. Workday shares dropped 6 percent to $84.80 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James downgraded Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ: FRGI) from Outperform to Market Perform. Fiesta Restaurant shares fell 15.80 percent to $21.85 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL) from Buy to Hold. Exelixis shares fell 4.1 percent to $22.15 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Bernstein downgraded Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) from Outperform to Market Perform. Cabot Oil shares fell 0.45 percent to $22.07 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Raymond James downgraded Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL) from Outperform to Market Perform. Jabil Circuit shares rose 0.27 percent to close at $26.30 on Monday.
  • Deutsche Bank downgraded Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ: CENX) from Hold to Sell. Century Aluminum shares fell 3.9 percent to $13.46 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Argus downgraded Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE: HPE) from Buy to Hold. HP Enterprise shares declined 0.22 percent to $22.26 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Moffett Nathanson initiated coverage on Centurylink Inc (NYSE: CTL) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Centurylink is set to $23. Centurylink shares closed at $24.61 on Monday.
  • Analysts at BMO Capital initiated coverage on Ramaco Resources Inc (NASDAQ: METC) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Ramaco Resources is set to $18. Ramaco Resources shares closed at $10.89 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Kimbell Royalty Partners LP (NYSE: KRP) with a Buy rating. The price target for Kimbell Royalty Partners is set to $21. Kimbell Royalty Partners shares closed at $19.16 on Monday.
  • Analysts at H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ: DRRX) with a Buy rating. The price target for DURECT is set to $3. DURECT shares closed at $1.02 on Monday.
  • Analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated coverage on Brink's Company (NYSE: BCO) with a Buy rating. The price target for Brink's is set to $62. Brink's shares closed at $52.60 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Axiom Capital initiated coverage of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) with a Sell rating. The price target for First Solar is set to $21. First Solar shares closed at $37.83 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies initiated coverage of American Outdoor Brands Corp (NASDAQ: AOBC) with a Hold rating. American Outdoor Brands shares closed at $19.73 on Monday.

Latest Ratings for AYR

DateFirmActionFromTo
Apr 2019Initiates Coverage OnSell
Feb 2019DowngradesNeutralUnderperform
Dec 2018MaintainsNeutralNeutral

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