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

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Bank of America upgraded United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) from Neutral to Buy. United Rentals shares rose 1.15 percent to $110.78 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Citigroup upgraded LPL Financial Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: LPLA) from Neutral to Buy. LPL Financial shares dropped 2.13 percent to close at $38.52 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Wells Fargo upgraded Range Resources Corp. (NYSE: RRC) from Market Perform to Outperform. Range Resources shares rose 15 percent to $31.45 in pre-market trading.
  • Baird upgraded Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) from Neutral to Outperform. Align Technology shares climbed 16.5 percent to $139.84 in pre-market trading.
  • Barclays upgraded Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) from Underweight to Equal-Weight. Check Point shares rose 0.45 percent to $104.86 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ: WDC) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Western Digital shares rose 8.8 percent to $93.25 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Stephens & Co. upgraded Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Invacare shares gained 1.53 percent to close at $13.25 on Thursday.


Top Downgrades

  • Macquarie downgraded United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) from Neutral to Underperform. United States Steel shares dropped 0.17 percent to $23.20 in pre-market trading.
  • Wells Fargo downgraded The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENSG) from Market Perform to Underperform. Ensign Group shares fell 4.39 percent to $18.28 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Bank of America downgraded Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) from Buy to Neutral. Terex shares fell 0.42 percent to $35.46 in pre-market trading.
  • William Blair downgraded Gigamon Inc (NYSE: GIMO) from Outperform to Market Perform. Gigamon shares fell 15 percent to $30.60 in pre-market trading.
  • KeyBanc downgraded A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE: AOS) from Overweight to Sector Weight. A.O. Smith shares slipped 0.04 percent to $54.40 in pre-market trading.
  • Longbow Research downgraded Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) from Buy to Neutral. Avnet shares dropped 8.32 percent to close at $40.86 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Argus Research downgraded Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) from Buy to Hold. Mattel shares slipped 0.09 percent to $22.55 in pre-market trading.
  • Pacific Crest downgraded Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) from Overweight to Sector Weight. Amazon.com shares rose 3.44 percent to $950.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Expedia Inc (NASDAQ: EXPE) from Buy to Hold. Expedia shares slipped 1.64 percent to $133.97 in pre-market trading.
  • Canaccord Genuity downgraded Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ: COLM) from Buy to Hold. Columbia Sportswear shares gained 0.57 percent to close at $59.77 on Thursday.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Citigroup initiated coverage of Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE: PIR) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Pier 1 is set to $7. Pier 1 shares closed at $6.89 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Tigress Financial initiated coverage on CVS Health Corp (NYSE: CVS) with a Buy rating. CVS Health shares closed at $82.79 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP) with a Hold rating. The price target for Snap is set to $22. Snap shares closed at $22.01 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Citigroup initiated coverage on RH (NYSE: RH) with a Buy rating. The price target for RH is set to $56. RH shares closed at $48.75 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at B. Riley initiated coverage on Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) with a Buy rating. Verso shares closed at $5.80 on Thursday.

Latest Ratings for URI

DateFirmActionFromTo
May 2020UBSUpgradesNeutralBuy
Apr 2020CFRAReiteratesBuy
Apr 2020UBSMaintainsNeutral

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StockFirmActionPT
AATWells FargoMaintains33.0
ZUOCanaccord GenuityMaintains19.0
ZUOMorgan StanleyMaintains11.0
SMARCanaccord GenuityMaintains55.0
ESTCCanaccord GenuityMaintains100.0
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