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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 22, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Monness Crespi Hardt upgraded Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ: FINL) from Neutral to Buy. Finish Line shares climbed 1.44 percent to $14.07 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Citigroup upgraded Blackstone Group LP (NYSE: BX) from Neutral to Buy. Blackstone shares gained 5.22 percent to $31.43 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James upgraded Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) from Market Perform to Outperform. Plains All American shares rose 2.24 percent to close at $27.83 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Longbow Research upgraded Toro Co (NYSE: TTC) from Underperform to Neutral. Toro shares gained 1.56 percent to close at $66.58 on Friday.
  • Goldman Sachs upgraded Nutanix Inc (NASDAQ: NTNX) from Neutral to Buy. Nutanix shares rose 8.44 percent to $17.35 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at JMP Securities upgraded Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) from Market Perform to Market Outperform. Cree shares rose 2.1 percent to $23.57 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN) from Hold to Buy. Ciena shares rose 1.19 percent to close at $22.95 on Friday.
  • JP Morgan upgraded QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) from Neutral to Overweight. Qualcomm shares rose 1.96 percent to $58.80 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James upgraded Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE: MSI) from Market Perform to Outperform. Motorola Solutions shares gained 0.62 percent to $81.33 in pre-market trading.
  • B. Riley upgraded Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) from Neutral to Buy. Genesco shares declined 6.15 percent to close at $45.05 on Friday.


Top Downgrades

  • JP Morgan downgraded Centene Corp (NYSE: CNC) from Overweight to Neutral. Centene shares fell 0.60 percent to $74.62 in pre-market trading.
  • DA Davidson downgraded Arista Networks Inc (NYSE: ANET) from Buy to Neutral. Arista Networks shares declined 0.05 percent to $144.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Baird downgraded Zoe's Kitchen Inc (NYSE: ZOES) from Outperform to Neutral. Zoe's Kitchen shares slipped 2.20 percent to $17.78 in pre-market trading.
  • Barclays downgraded Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTA) from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Momenta Pharmaceuticals shares fell 2.51 percent to close at $15.55 on Friday.
  • Citigroup downgraded Penntex Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ: PTXP) from Buy to Neutral. PennTex Midstream shares fell 0.35 percent to $19.81 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on Uniti Group Inc (NASDAQ: UNIT) with a Buy rating. The price target for Uniti Group is set to $28. Uniti Group shares closed at $24.10 on Friday.
  • Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Floor & Decor Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: FND) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Floor & Decor is set to $25. Floor & Decor shares closed at $37.05 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Wedbush initiated coverage of Verona Pharma plc (NASDAQ: VRNA) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Verona Pharma is set to $25. Verona Pharma shares closed at $13.52 on Friday.
  • Piper Jaffray initiated coverage on Floor & Decor Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: FND) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Floor & Decor Holdings is set to $40. Floor & Decor shares closed at $37.05 on Friday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage of Verona Pharma plc (NASDAQ: VRNA) with a Buy rating. The price target for Verona Pharma is set to $22. Verona Pharma shares closed at $13.52 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Craig-Hallum initiated coverage on Carvana Co (NYSE: CVNA) with a Buy rating. The price target for Carvana is set to $16. Carvana shares closed at $11.40 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Barclays initiated coverage on Floor & Decor Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: FND) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Floor & Decor Holdings is set to $50. Floor & Decor shares closed at $37.05 on Friday.

Latest Ratings for FINL

DateFirmActionFromTo
Nov 2017BuckinghamMaintainsUnderperform
Nov 2017Cowen & Co.DowngradesMarket PerformUnderperform
Oct 2017SusquehannaDowngradesPositiveNeutral

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