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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 18, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank upgraded Progressive Corp (NYSE: PGR) from Sell to Hold. Progressive shares climbed 2.64 percent to close at $ 41.16 on Wednesday.
  • Nomura upgraded Noble Corporation (UK) (NYSE: NE) from Reduce to Neutral. Noble shares fell 1.38 percent to $4.29 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Leerink Swann upgraded Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN) from Market Perform to Outperform. Achillion Pharmaceuticals shares rose 1.59 percent to $3.84 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Wedbush upgraded Shake Shack Inc (NYSE: SHAK) from Neutral to Outperform. Shake Shack shares gained 1.64 percent to $37.25 in pre-market trading.
  • KeyBanc upgraded Pentair plc. (NYSE: PNR) from Hold to Overweight. Pentair shares fell 0.43 percent to close at $65.22 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Citigroup upgraded Bank of Montreal (USA) (NYSE: BMO) from Neutral to Buy. Bank Of Montreal shares dropped 2.03 percent to close at $67.65 on Wednesday.
  • Maxim Group upgraded Bioline RX Ltd (NASDAQ: BLRX) from Hold to Buy. BioLineRx shares rose 5.26 percent to $0.870 in pre-market trading.
  • Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded Hanover Insurance Group Inc (NYSE: THG) from Underperform to Market Perform. Hanover Insurance shares dropped 0.46 percent to close at $80.59 on Wednesday.


Top Downgrades

  • Jefferies downgraded Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) from Buy to Hold. Stratasys shares fell 2.16 percent to $27.20 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James downgraded Expedia Inc (NASDAQ: EXPE) from Outperform to Market Perform. Expedia shares declined 1.67 percent to $138.06 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELGX) from Buy to Hold. Endologix shares dropped 22 percent to $5.25 in pre-market trading.
  • UBS downgraded Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) from Buy to Neutral. Symantec shares fell 2.1 percent to $29.49 in pre-market trading.
  • DA Davidson downgraded Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE: DEI) from Buy to Neutral. Douglas Emmett shares slipped 0.50 percent to close at $38.07 on Wednesday.
  • KeyBanc downgraded Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) from Buy to Sector Weight. Jack In The Box shares dropped 1.78 percent to $105.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Deutsche Bank downgraded W W Grainger Inc (NYSE: GWW) from Hold to Sell. Grainger shares fell 2.73 percent to $170.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey downgraded Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE: ESS) from Buy to Hold. Essex Property Trust shares dropped 0.79 percent to $251.73 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Macquarie initiated coverage on Citizens Financial Group Inc (NYSE: CFG) with an Underperform rating. The price target for Citizens Financial is set to $33. Citizens Financial shares closed at $34.57 on Wednesday.
  • Credit Suisse initiated coverage on Colfax Corp (NYSE: CFX) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Colfax is set to $47. Colfax shares closed at $39.47 on Wednesday.
  • KeyBanc initiated coverage of Teladoc Inc (NYSE: TDOC) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Teladoc is set to $37. Teladoc shares closed at $27.55 on Wednesday.
  • Benchmark initiated coverage on PTC Inc (NASDAQ: PTC) with a Buy rating. The price target for PTC is set to $65. PTC shares closed at $51.63 on Wednesday.

Latest Ratings for PGR

DateFirmActionFromTo
May 2018Deutsche BankMaintainsHoldHold
May 2018BuckinghamMaintainsUnderperformUnderperform
May 2018Keefe Bruyette & WoodsDowngradesOutperformMarket Perform

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