Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For April 3, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Bank of America upgraded HCP, Inc. HCP from Neutral to Buy. HCP shares gained 0.06 percent to $31.30 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Jefferies upgraded SunTrust Banks, Inc. STI from Hold to Buy. SunTrust shares fell 1.39 percent to close at $55.30 on Friday.
  • Guggenheim upgraded Helmerich & Payne, Inc. HP from Neutral to Buy. Helmerich & Payne shares rose 0.06 percent to close at $66.57 on Friday.
  • Analysts at JMP Securities upgraded Meritage Homes Corp MTH from Market Weight to Market Outperform. Meritage Homes shares gained 0.41 percent to close at $36.80 on Friday.
  • Susquehanna upgraded FMC Corp FMC from Neutral to Positive. FMC shares gained 1.58 percent to $70.69 in pre-market trading.
  • Evercore ISI Group upgraded Extra Space Storage, Inc. EXR from Underperform to In-Line. Extra Space Storage shares rose 0.13 percent to $74.49 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Nomura upgraded Ecolab Inc. ECL from Reduce to Neutral. Ecolab shares closed at $125.34 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded Dover Corp DOV from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Dover shares gained 0.44 percent to $80.70 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Macquarie upgraded BlackBerry Ltd BBRY from Neutral to Outperform. BlackBerry shares rose 0.90 percent to $7.82 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital upgraded Oasis Petroleum Inc. OAS to Outperform. Oasis Petroleum shares closed at $14.26 on Friday.


Top Downgrades

  • Analysts at FBR Capital downgraded Under Armour Inc UAA from Market Perform to Underperform. Under Armour shares rose 1.31 percent to $20.04 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs downgraded Accenture Plc ACN from Neutral to Sell. Accenture shares fell 2.40 percent to $117.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Evercore ISI Group downgrades W.P. Carey Inc. REIT WPC from Outperform to In-Line. W.P. Carey shares closed at $9.30 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Wells Fargo downgraded Mead Johnson Nutrition CO MJN from Outperform to Market Perform. Mead Johnson Nutrition
  • shares closed at $89.08 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies downgraded Forward Pharma A/S FWP from Buy to Hold. Forward Pharma shares fell 3.5 percent to $20.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Barclays downgraded Rewalk Robotics Ltd RWLK from Equal-Weight to Underweight. ReWalk Robotics shares rose 2.44 percent to close at $2.10 on Friday.
  • Wells Fargo downgraded Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. IBKR from Market Perform to Underperform. Interactive Brokers shares fell 1.61 percent to $34.16 in pre-market trading.
  • Wells Fargo downgraded KCG Holdings, Inc. KCG from Outperform to Market Perform. KCG Holdings shares declined 0.94 percent to close at $17.83 on Friday.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at BMO Capital initiated coverage on Centennial Resource Development Inc CDEV with a Market Perform rating. The price target for Centennial Resource Development is set to $21. Centennial Resource Development shares closed at $18.23 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Argus initiated coverage on Snap Inc SNAP with a Hold rating. Snap shares closed at $22.53 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Loxo Oncology Inc LOXO with a Overweight rating. The price target for Loxo Oncology is set to $59. Loxo Oncology shares closed at $42.08 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage of Cognex Corporation CGNX with a Buy rating. The price target for Cognex is set to $95. Cognex shares closed at $83.95 on Friday.
  • Analysts at BMO Capital initiated coverage on Primo Water Corporation PRMW with a Market Perform rating.The price target for Primo Water is set to $15.Primo Water shares closed at $13.58 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. LYV with a Buy rating. The price target for Live Nation Entertainment is set to $35.Live Nation Entertainment shares closed at $30.37 on Friday.

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