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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 27, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus upgraded STMicroelectronics NV (ADR) (NYSE: STM) from Hold to Buy. STMicroelectronics shares rose 1.86 percent to $14.82 in pre-market trading.
  • Barclays upgraded Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Bemis shares dropped 0.60 percent to close at $46.49 on Monday.
  • Gordon Haskett upgraded J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE: JCP) from Reduce to Hold. JC Penney shares rose 1.71 percent to $4.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Atlantic Equities upgraded EOG Resources Inc (NYSE: EOG) from Neutral to Overweight. EOG Resources shares fell 0.46 percent to close at $87.39 on Monday.
  • Needham & Company upgraded Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (NASDAQ: CCMP) from Hold to Buy. Cabot Microelectronics shares gained 0.40 percent to $74.89 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Gordon Haskett upgraded Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE: PIR) from Reduce to Hold. Pier 1 shares gained 0.19 percent to close at $5.25 on Monday.


Top Downgrades

  • Analysts at Instinet downgraded Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) from Buy to Neutral. Cintas shares rose 0.07 percent to close at $129.50 on Monday.
  • Susquehanna downgraded Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) from Positive to Neutral. Monsanto shares rose 0.67 percent to close at $117.80 on Monday.
  • KeyBanc downgraded Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE: LH) from Overweight to Sector Weight. Laboratory Corp shares rose 0.45 percent to close at $152.30 on Monday.
  • Barclays downgraded 8Point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ: CAFD) from Overweight to Equal-Weight. 8point3 Energy Partners shares rose 2.67 percent to close at $15.01 on Monday.
  • Guggenheim downgraded Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE: SLB) from Buy to Neutral. Schlumberger shares fell 0.06 percent to $65.85 in pre-market trading.
  • Pacific Crest downgraded IMPINJ Inc (NASDAQ: PI) from Overweight to Sector Weight. Impinj shares rose 0.99 percent to close at $59.37 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Mizuho downgraded Store Capital Corp (NYSE: STOR) from Buy to Neutral. STORE Capital shares rose 1.25 percent to $23.40 in pre-market trading.
  • Guggenheim downgraded Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE: HP) from Buy to Neutral. Helmerich & Payne shares gained 0.80 percent to close at $53.16 on Monday.
  • KLR Group downgraded Rice Energy Inc (NYSE: RICE) from Buy to Hold. Rice Energy shares rose 3 percent to close at $26.42 on Monday.
  • Atlantic Equities downgraded Hess Corp. (NYSE: HES) from Overweight to Neutral. Hess shares gained 0.46 percent to close at $41.59 on Monday.


Top Initiations

  • Roth Capital initiated coverage of Sunworks Inc (NASDAQ: SUNW) with a Buy rating. The price target for Sunworks is set to $2.50. Sunworks shares closed at $1.94 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Citigroup initiated coverage on Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) with a Buy rating. The price target for Arena Pharmaceuticals is set to $23. Arena Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $15.08 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Aegis Capital initiated coverage on SurModics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRDX) with a Buy rating. The price target for SurModics is set to $43.50. SurModics shares closed at $25.25 on Monday.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated coverage on Q2 Holdings Inc (NYSE: QTWO) with a Buy rating. The price target for Q2 Holdings is set to $45. Q2 Holdings shares closed at $37.15 on Monday.
  • Dawson James initiated coverage on Cancer Genetics Inc (NASDAQ: CGIX) with a Buy rating. Cancer Genetics shares closed at $4.00 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Craig-Hallum initiated coverage on NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM) with a Buy rating. The price target for NxStage Medical is set to $32. NxStage Medical shares closed at $23.46 on Monday.
  • Wells Fargo initiated coverage on AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AMN) with an Outperform rating. The price target for AMN Healthcare is set to $45. AMN Healthcare shares closed at $37.05 on Monday.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated coverage on Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) with a Hold rating. The price target for Manhattan Associates is set to $45. Manhattan Associates shares closed at $48.37 on Monday.

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Mar 2019MaintainsNeutralNeutral
Dec 2018Initiates Coverage OnUnderweight
Nov 2018DowngradesHoldSell

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