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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 19, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Maxim Group upgraded Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) from Hold to Buy. Buffalo Wild Wings shares climbed 1.79 percent to close at $153.85 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Bank of America upgraded Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) from Underperform to Neutral. Autodesk shares gained 11.7 percent to $107.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Wedbush upgraded Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE: CFR) from Underperform to Neutral. Cullen/Frost Bankers shares rose 1.33 percent to close at $89.60 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies upgraded Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE: PANW) from Hold to Buy. Palo Alto shares gained 3.77 percent to $118.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Vertical Research upgraded Agrium Inc. (USA) (NYSE: AGU) from Hold to Buy. Agrium shares fell 0.38 percent to close at $88.62 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Citigroup upgraded Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: HAWK) from Neutral to Buy. Blackhawk Network shares slipped 0.24 percent to close at $41.05 on Thursday.
  • Oppenheimer upgraded Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE: LL) from Perform to Outperform. Lumber Liquidators shares rose 4.9 percent to $27.50 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital upgraded Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT) from Underperform to Market Perform. Wal-Mart shares rose 0.6 percent to $77.99 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies upgraded athenahealth, Inc (NASDAQ: ATHN) from Underperform to Hold. athenahealth shares declined 0.05 percent to $130.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James upgraded SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX) from Market Perform to Strong Buy. Synnex shares climbed 10.7 percent to $116.50 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • Wells Fargo downgraded Bloomin' Brands Inc (NASDAQ: BLMN) from Outperform to Market Perform. Bloomin Brands shares rose 7.82 percent to $22.20 in pre-market trading.
  • RBC Capital downgraded Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) from Outperform to Sector Perform. Symantec shares declined 1.14 percent to $29.40 in pre-market trading.
  • Deutsche Bank downgraded Buckle Inc (NYSE: BKE) from Hold to Sell. Buckle shares gained 3.57 percent to close at $17.40 on Thursday.
  • Macquarie downgraded Pandora Media Inc (NYSE: P) from Outperform to Neutral. Pandora shares rose 5.49 percent to close at $9.42 on Thursday.
  • Baird downgraded Penntex Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ: PTXP) from Outperform to Neutral. PennTex Midstream shares rose 19.2 percent to $19.85 in pre-market trading.
  • Wells Fargo downgraded Chuy's Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: CHUY) from Outperform to Perform. Chuy's shares gained 1.55 percent to close at $29.45 on Thursday.


Top Initiations

  • Leerink Swann initiated coverage on Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Arena Pharmaceuticals is set to $5. Arena Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $1.15 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Bernstein initiated coverage of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) with an Outperform rating. The price target for NVIDIA is set to $165. NVIDIA shares closed at $133.07 on Thursday.
  • Pacific Crest initiated coverage on International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) with a Sector Weight rating. IBM shares closed at $150.78 on Thursday.
  • Raymond James initiated coverage of First Data Corp (NYSE: FDC) with an Outperform rating. First Data shares closed at $16.16 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at BTIG Research initiated coverage on Axsome Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: AXSM) with a Buy rating. The price target for Axsome Therapeutics is set to $14. Axsome Therapeutics shares closed at $3.80 on Thursday.
  • Wells Fargo initiated coverage on Select Energy Services Inc (NYSE: WTTR) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Select Energy is set to $20. Select Energy shares closed at $15.25 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Chardan Capital initiated coverage on Model N Inc (NYSE: MODN) with a Buy rating. The price target for Model N is set to $16. Model N shares closed at $12.40 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Thermo Fisher is set to $194. Thermo Fisher Scientific shares closed at $171.74 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage on NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) with a Buy rating. The price target for NiSource is set to $27. NiSource shares closed at $24.50 on Thursday.
  • DA Davidson initiated coverage on Bank of Commerce Holdings (NASDAQ: BOCH) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Bank of Commerce is set to $12. Bank of Commerce shares closed at $11.00 on Thursday.

Latest Ratings for BWLD

DateFirmActionFromTo
Nov 2017Maxim GroupDowngradesBuyHold
Nov 2017UBSDowngradesBuyNeutral
Nov 2017Deutsche BankDowngradesBuyHold

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