Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For March 15, 2017

Top Upgrades

 

  • Jefferies upgraded Netflix, Inc. NFLX from Underperform to Hold. Netflix shares rose 0.78 percent to $144.30 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded Agilent Technologies Inc A from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Agilent shares gained 1.51 percent to $53.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Longbow Research upgraded Harley-Davidson Inc HOG from Underperform to Neutral. Harley-Davidson shares fell 0.68 percent to close at $60.10 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Bank of America upgraded Neff Corp NEFF from Underperform to Buy. Neff shares closed at $14.65 on Tuesday.
  • Credit Suisse upgraded National CineMedia, Inc. NCMI from Underperform to Neutral. National CineMedia shares fell 0.39 percent to close at $12.68 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Citigroup upgraded Southwestern Energy Company SWN from Neutral to Buy. Southwestern Energy shares gained 5.01 percent to $7.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Telsey Advisory Group upgraded Everi Holdings Inc EVRI from Market Perform to Outperform. Everi shares rose 8.33 percent to $3.51 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Atlantic Equities upgraded PPG Industries, Inc. PPG from Neutral to Overweight. PPG shares fell 0.93 percent to close at $101.73 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies upgraded Finisar Corporation FNSR from Hold to Buy. Finisar shares climbed 1.44 percent to $26.06 in pre-market trading.
  • Charter Equity upgraded Qorvo Inc QRVO from Market Perform to Buy. Qorvo shares rose 0.25 percent to close at $67.85 on Tuesday.


Top Downgrades

  • Bank of America downgraded Citrix Systems, Inc. CTXS from Buy to Neutral. Citrix shares slipped 3.43 percent to close at $82.02 on Tuesday.
  • B. Riley downgraded The Rubicon Project Inc RUBI from Buy to Neutral. Rubicon Project shares dropped 24.31 percent to $6.35 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at HSBC downgraded American Water Works Company Inc AWK from Buy to Hold. American Water Works shares fell 0.11 percent to close at $76.01 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse downgraded AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc AMC from Neutral to Underperform. AMC Entertainment shares closed at $30.55 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Cowen & Co. downgraded WebMD Health Corp. WBMD from Outperform to Market Perform. WebMD shares closed at $52.65 on Tuesday.
  • Goldman Sachs downgraded Ventas, Inc. VTR from Neutral to Sell. Ventas shares closed at $59.36 on Tuesday.
  • Barclays downgraded Mobileye NV MBLY from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Mobileye shares slipped 0.31 percent to $60.77 in pre-market trading.
  • Cowen & Co. downgraded Mueller Water Products, Inc. MWA from Outperform to Market Perform. Mueller Water Products shares closed at $12.29 on Tuesday.
  • Wells Fargo downgraded Express Scripts Holding Company ESRX from Market Perform to Underperform. Express Scripts shares fell 2 percent to $65.53 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley downgraded T2 Biosystems Inc TTOO from Equal-Weight to Underweight. T2 Biosystems shares closed at $6.07 on Tuesday.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on Henry Schein, Inc. HSIC with a Hold rating. The price target for Henry Schein is set to $174. Henry Schein shares closed at $171.25 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Rodman & Renshaw initiated coverage on Applied Genetic Technologies Corp AGTC with a Buy rating. The price target for Applied Genetic Technologies is set to $16. Applied Genetic Technologies shares closed at $7.50 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Pattern Energy Group Inc PEGI with a Neutral rating. The price target for Pattern Energy is set to $21. Pattern Energy shares closed at $19.59 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Snap Inc SNAP with an Underweight rating. The price target for Snap is set to $18. Snap shares closed at $20.58 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Cowen & Co. initiated coverage of Molina Healthcare, Inc. MOH with a Market Perform rating. The price target for Molina Healthcare is set to $48. Molina Healthcare shares closed at $44.23 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at BMO Capital initiated coverage on Rev Group Inc REVG with an Outperform rating. The price target for Rev Group is set to $32. Rev Group shares closed at $26.21 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at JP Morgan initiated coverage on Windstream Holdings, Inc. WIN with a Neutral rating. The price target for Windstream is set to $7.Windstream shares closed at $6.07 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage of Patterson Companies, Inc. PDCO with a Hold rating. The price target for Patterson Companies is set to $45. Patterson shares closed at $45.18 on Tuesday.

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