Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 16, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Baird upgraded Keysight Technologies Inc KEYS from Neutral to Outperform. Keysight Technologies shares rose 1.42 percent to $37.05 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Bank of America upgraded Equity Residential EQR from Neutral to Buy. Equity Residential shares rose 0.65 percent to $68.21 in pre-market trading.
  • Leerink Swann upgraded Celgene Corporation CELG from Market Perform to Outperform. Celgene shares gained 1.38 percent to $122.28 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Nanometrics Incorporated NANO from Hold to Buy. Nanometrics shares rose 2.57 percent to $25.53 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Jefferies upgraded Regency Centers Corp REG from Hold to Buy. Regency Centers shares rose 0.90 percent to close at $64.06 on Thursday.
  • Mizuho upgraded Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) TEVA from Underperform to Neutral. Teva shares gained 1.87 percent to $31.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse upgraded Kansas City Southern KSU from Neutral to Outperform. Kansas City Southern shares rose 0.88 percent to close at $101.86 on Thursday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Rudolph Technologies Inc RTEC from Hold to Buy. Rudolph Technologies shares rose 1.73 percent to $23.55 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • Credit Suisse downgraded Square Inc SQ from Outperform to Neutral. Square shares fell 1.21 percent to $23.70 in pre-market trading.
  • Telsey Advisory Group downgraded Kroger Co KR from Outperform to Market Perform. Kroger shares fell 1.47 percent to $24.20 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan downgraded Nike Inc NKE from Overweight to Neutral. Nike shares fell 1.78 percent to $51.96 in pre-market trading.
  • Vertical Research downgraded Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation BAH from Buy to Hold. Booz Allen shares fell 12.53 percent to $34.40 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. SKT from Buy to Hold. Tanger Factory Outlet shares declined 1.23 percent to $26.46 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America downgraded Apartment Investment and Management Co AIV from Buy to Neutral. Rightsid Apartment Investment e shares fell 0.11 percent to close at $44.44 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded Cal-Maine Foods Inc CALM from Neutral to Sell. Cal-Maine shares fell 5.37 percent to $37.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James downgraded Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation BAH from Outperform to Market Perform. Booz Allen shares fell 12.53 percent to $34.40 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Evercore ISI Group initiated coverage on Seagate Technology PLC STX with an In-Line rating. The price target for Seagate is set to $48. Seagate shares closed at $41.52 on Thursday.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated coverage on NN, Inc. NNBR with a Buy rating. The price target for NN is set to $37. NN shares closed at $27.95 on Thursday.
  • Goldman Sachs initiated coverage of McCormick & Company, Incorporated MKC with a Neutral rating. The price target for McCormick is set to $101. McCormick shares closed at $105.53 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc VRX with an Overweight rating. The price target for Valeant is set to $18. Valeant shares closed at $12.12 on Thursday.
  • UBS initiated coverage on Liberty Global plc LBTYA with a Neutral rating. The price target for Liberty Global is set to $31. Liberty Global shares closed at $28.69 on Thursday.
  • Aegis Capital initiated coverage on Kindred Biosciences Inc KIN with a Buy rating. The price target for Kindred Biosciences is set to $10.50. Kindred Biosciences shares closed at $6.95 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Evercore ISI Group initiated coverage of Western Digital Corp WDC with an Outperform rating. The price target for Western Digital is set to $130. Western Digital shares closed at $87.31 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Allergan plc AGN with a Neutral rating. The price target for Allergan is set to $231. Allergan shares closed at $234.76 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Cowen & Co. initiated coverage on CryoPort Inc CYRX with an Outperform rating. The price target for CryoPort is set to $5.50. CryoPort shares closed at $4.67 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Argus initiated coverage on Hasbro, Inc. HAS with a Buy rating. Hasbro shares closed at $108.99 on Thursday.

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