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

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank upgraded Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) from Hold to Buy. Starbucks shares rose 0.95 percent to $60.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Bank of America upgraded Guidewire Software Inc (NYSE: GWRE) from Underperform to Neutral. Guidewire Software shares gained 0.90 percent to $61.55 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Barclays upgraded Xylem Inc (NYSE: XYL) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Xylem shares gained 0.20 percent to close at $50.98 on Friday.
  • Wells Fargo upgraded TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: AMTD) from Market Perform to Outperform. TD Ameritrade shares gained 1.34 percent to $37.80 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies upgraded Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc (NYSE: WAIR) from Underperform to Hold. Wesco Aircraft shares fell 2.37 percent to close at $8.25 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank upgraded Coach Inc (NYSE: COH) from Hold to Buy. Coach shares gained 0.55 percent to $45.52 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan upgraded Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) from Neutral to Overweight. Johnson & Johnson shares rose 0.74 percent to $124.55 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Cisco shares climbed 1.79 percent to $34.05 in pre-market trading.
  • UBS upgraded Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) from Neutral to Buy. Exelon shares rose 2.3 percent to $34.91 in pre-market trading.
  • Cowen & Co. upgraded Voxeljet AG (ADR) (NYSE: VJET) from Market Perform to Outperform. voxeljet shares dropped 10.84 percent to close at $3.95 on Friday.


Top Downgrades

  • Morgan Stanley downgraded Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Tesla shares fell 2.13 percent to $317.90 in pre-market trading.
  • Craig-Hallum downgraded Alere Inc (NYSE: ALR) from Buy to Hold. Alere shares dropped 5.18 percent to close at $46.70 on Friday.
  • William Blair downgraded Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) from Market Perform to Underperform. Stratasys shares fell 3.64 percent to $28.87 in pre-market trading.
  • Deutsche Bank downgraded Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE: KORS) from Buy to Hold. Michael Kors shares slipped 0.11 percent to $36.70 in pre-market trading.
  • Baird downgraded J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE: JCP) from Outperform to Neutral. JC Penney shares dropped 1.10 percent to $4.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Xcerra Corp (NASDAQ: XCRA) from Buy to Hold. Xcerra shares fell 1.02 percent to close at $9.70 on Friday.
  • Raymond James downgraded Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) from Market Perform to Underperform. Level 3 Communications shares rose 0.27 percent to close at $59.09 on Friday.
  • Analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey downgraded Golden Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ: GDEN) from Buy to Hold. Golden Entertainment shares dropped 10.69 percent to close at $17.92 on Friday.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at RBC Capital initiated coverage of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ) with a Top Pick rating. The price target for Jazz Pharmaceuticals is set to $210. Jazz Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $153.79 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Bank of America initiated coverage on Ellie Mae Inc (NYSE: ELLI) with a Buy rating. The price target for Ellie Ellie Mae is set to $130. Ellie Mae shares closed at $107.08 on Friday.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital initiated coverage on Visteon Corp (NYSE: VC) with a Sector Perform rating. The price target for Visteon is set to $110. Visteon shares closed at $103.58 on Friday.
  • Piper Jaffray initiated coverage on Independent Bank Corp (NASDAQ: INDB) with a Neutral rating. Independent Bank shares closed at $63.45 on Friday.
  • Bank of America initiated coverage of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: MDRX) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Allscripts Healthcare is set to $14. Allscripts Healthcare shares closed at $12.32 on Friday.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital initiated coverage on Meritor Inc (NYSE: MTOR) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Meritor is set to $22. Meritor shares closed at $16.49 on Friday.

Latest Ratings for SBUX

DateFirmActionFromTo
Aug 2017BMO CapitalDowngradesOutperformMarket Perform
Jul 2017BMO CapitalMaintainsOutperform
Jul 2017Stifel NicolausDowngradesBuyHold

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