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

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald upgraded Anthem Inc (NYSE: ANTM) from Hold to Overweight. Anthem shares rose 0.06 percent to $179.13 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Nomura upgraded American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) from Reduce to Neutral. American Express shares gained 0.45 percent to $80.88 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse upgraded Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) from Underperform to Outperform. Cisco shares rose 2.40 percent to $34.20 in pre-market trading.
  • Argus Research upgraded McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) from Hold to Buy. McDonald's shares rose 0.04 percent to $140.90 in pre-market trading.
  • Baird upgraded Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) from Neutral to Outperform. Citrix shares declined 4.07 percent to $80.70 in pre-market trading.
  • JMP Securities upgraded First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) from Underperform to Market Perform. First Solar shares rose 1.72 percent to $29.49 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Piper Jaffray upgraded Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: PYPL) from Underweight to Neutral. PayPal shares gained 5.83 percent to $47.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Barclays upgraded DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. DISH shares rose 0.71 percent to $63.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Compass Point upgraded Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE: SC) from Neutral to Buy. Santander Consumer shares rose 1.60 percent to close at $13.34 on Wednesday.


Top Downgrades

  • JP Morgan downgraded American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ: AAL) from Overweight to Neutral. American Airlines shares dropped 4.63 percent to $44.25 in pre-market trading.
  • Baird downgraded Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) from Outperform to Neutral. Buffalo Wild Wings shares fell 2.71 percent to $158.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) from Equal-Weight to Underweight. Akamai Technologies shares fell 4.4 percent to $59.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX) from Outperform to Neutral. Mellanox Technologies shares fell 15.23 percent to $43.15 in pre-market trading.
  • Argus Research downgraded Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY) from Buy to Hold. Eli Lilly shares gained 0.09 percent to $81.03 in pre-market trading.
  • Deutsche Bank downgraded United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) from Buy to Hold. United States Steel shares dropped 1.32 percent to $22.48 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at BTIG Research downgraded Shopify Inc (US) (NYSE: SHOP) from Buy to Neutral. Shopify shares slipped 0.67 percent to $73.62 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital downgraded Nord Anglia Education Inc (NYSE: NORD) from Outperform to Market Perform. Nord Anglia Education shares fell 1.61 percent to close at $32.29 on Wednesday.
  • Vertical Research downgraded KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE: KS) from Buy to Hold. KapStone Paper shares slipped 3.38 percent to $23.18 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Benchmark initiated coverage on Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) with a Buy rating. The price target for Oracle is set to $55. Oracle shares closed at $44.69 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Microsoft is set to $80. Microsoft shares closed at $67.83 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage of Casey's General Stores Inc (NASDAQ: CASY) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Casey's is set to $109. Casey's shares closed at $114.17 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Benchmark initiated coverage on Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) with a Buy rating. The price target for Intuit is set to $140. Intuit shares closed at $115.81 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE: CRM) with an Outperform rating. The price target for salesforce.com is set to $110. salesforce.com shares closed at $84.95 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Rodman & Renshaw initiated coverage of Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: ALIM) with a Buy rating. The price target for Alimera Sciences is set to $4. Alimera Sciences shares closed at $1.46 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Benchmark initiated coverage on Workday Inc (NYSE: WDAY) with a Hold rating. Workday shares closed at $86.62 on Wednesday.
  • William Blair initiated coverage on DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM) with an Outperform rating. DexCom shares closed at $75.68 on Wednesday.

Latest Ratings for ANTM

DateFirmActionFromTo
Jul 2020JefferiesMaintainsHold
Jul 2020SVB LeerinkInitiates Coverage OnOutperform
Jun 2020Goldman SachsInitiates Coverage OnNeutral

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