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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 2, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) from Hold to Buy. Aegean Marine Petroleum shares rose 9 percent to $5.45 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Wells Fargo upgraded Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) from Market Perform to Outperform. Jack In The Box shares gained 1.27 percent to $108.22 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Citigroup upgraded Tech Data Corp (NASDAQ: TECD) from Sell to Neutral. Tech Data shares rose 6.29 percent to close at $103.07 on Thursday.
  • Oppenheimer upgraded Wayfair Inc (NYSE: W) from Perform to Outperform. Wayfair shares rose 3.17 percent to $68.59 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Longbow Research upgraded Fastenal Company (NASDAQ: FAST) from Neutral to Buy. Fastenal shares gained 1.02 percent to close at $43.61 on Thursday.
  • JP Morgan upgraded Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) from Underweight to Neutral. Deere shares gained 1.04 percent to $126.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Wunderlich upgraded ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) from Sell to Hold. Viasat shares rose 3.52 percent to close at $67.55 on Thursday.
  • Oppenheimer upgraded Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX) from Perform to Outperform. Vertex Pharmaceuticals shares rose 1.1 percent to $128.55 in pre-market trading.
  • Cowen & Co. upgraded Mantech International Corp (NASDAQ: MANT) from Market Perform to Outperform. Mantech shares climbed 1.79 percent to $39.73 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • BTIG Research downgraded Workday Inc (NYSE: WDAY) from Buy to Neutral. Workday shares fell 2.46 percent to $99.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE: WLL) from Outperform to Neutral. Whiting Petroleum shares dropped 2.87 percent to $6.77 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded PDC Energy Inc (NASDAQ: PDCE) from Outperform to Neutral. PDC Energy shares rose 1.05 percent to close at $50.18 on Thursday.
  • Evercore ISI Group downgraded Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ: ADP) from In-Line to Underperform. Automatic Data Processing shares slipped 1.26 percent to $102.05 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded Phibro Animal Health Corp (NASDAQ: PAHC) from Outperform to Neutral. Phibro Animal Health shares rose 2.84 percent to close at $36.25 on Thursday.
  • Nomura downgraded Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) from Neutral to Reduce. Analog Devices shares fell 0.39 percent to $81.89 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • JP Morgan initiated coverage on Fastenal Company (NASDAQ: FAST) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Fastenal is set to $46. Fastenal shares closed at $43.61 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Wells Fargo initiated coverage of F.N.B. Corp (NYSE: FNB) with an Outperform rating. F.N.B. shares closed at $13.43 on Thursday.
  • Keefe Bruyette & Woods initiated coverage of Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL) with a Market Perform rating. The price target for Greenhill is set to $118. Greenhill shares closed at $21.05 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Baird initiated coverage on Evolent Health Inc (NYSE: EVH) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Evolent Health is set to $30. Evolent Health shares closed at $24.60 on Thursday.
  • JP Morgan initiated coverage on Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE: YUMC) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Yum China is set to $42. Yum China shares closed at $40.00 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on Matador Resources Co (NYSE: MTDR) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Matador Resources is set to $34. Matador Resources shares closed at $23.45 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies initiated coverage on Coty Inc (NYSE: COTY) with a Hold rating. The price target for Coty is set to $17. Coty shares closed at $19.32 on Thursday.
  • Oppenheimer initiated coverage on Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) with a Perform rating. Charter Communications shares closed at $346.39 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Chardan Capital initiated coverage on Biocept Inc (NASDAQ: BIOC) with a Buy rating. The price target for Biocept is set to $2.50. Biocept shares closed at $1.46 on Thursday.
  • JP Morgan initiated coverage on W W Grainger Inc (NYSE: GWW) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Grainger is set to $180. Grainger shares closed at $173.43 on Thursday.

Latest Ratings for ANW

DateFirmActionFromTo
Jun 2018JefferiesTerminatesBuyBuy
Feb 2018Stifel NicolausDowngradesBuyHold
Dec 2017JefferiesAssumesBuyBuy

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