Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 28, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Loop Capital upgraded Dollar Tree, Inc. DLTR from Hold to Buy. Dollar Tree shares rose 1.7 percent to $70.40 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital upgraded Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc HAWK from Market Perform to Outperform. Blackhawk shares dropped 2.56 percent to close at $41.90 on Tuesday.
  • Deutsche Bank upgraded Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. BIO from Hold to Buy. Bio-Rad Laboratories shares fell 1.45 percent to close at $218.23 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Wunderlich upgraded Koppers Holdings Inc. KOP from Hold to Buy. Koppers shares fell 2.02 percent to close at $34.00 on Tuesday.
  • Barclays upgraded Cypress Semiconductor Corporation CY from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Cypress Semiconductor shares gained 3.64 percent to $13.68 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Citigroup upgraded Expedia Inc EXPE from Neutral to Buy. Expedia shares gained 0.36 percent to $148.42 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel upgraded Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. TYG from Hold to Buy. Tortoise Energy Infrastructure shares fell 0.48 percent to close at $29.13 on Tuesday.

Top Downgrades

  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded First Data Corp FDC from Overweight to Equal-Weight. First Data shares fell 1.62 percent to $18.23 in pre-market trading.
  • Scotia Howard Weil downgraded Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc FMSA from Focus Stock To Sector Outperform. Fairmount Santrol shares rose 0.54 percent to close at $3.70 on Tuesday.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded Alder Biopharmaceuticals Inc ALDR from Outperform to Neutral. Alder Biopharma shares rose 2.41 percent to $13.80 in pre-market trading.
  • Northland Capital Markets downgraded QUALCOMM, Inc. QCOM from Outperform to Market Perform. Qualcomm shares fell 0.29 percent to $55.27 in pre-market trading.

Top Initiations

  • Argus Research initiated coverage of HCA Healthcare Inc HCA with a Buy rating. The price target for HCA is set to $100. HCA shares closed at $86.01 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Mizuho initiated coverage on Mastercard Inc MA with a Neutral rating. The price target for Mastercard is set to $125. Mastercard shares closed at $122.74 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Wedbush initiated coverage on Signature Bank SBNY with an Outperform rating. The price target for Signature Bank is set to $165. Signature Bank shares closed at $139.13 on Tuesday.
  • Citigroup initiated coverage on Humana Inc HUM with a Buy rating. The price target for Humana is set to $275. Humana shares closed at $237.07 on Tuesday.
  • Imperial Capital initiated coverage on Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc BUFF with an Outperform rating. The price target for Blue Buffalo Pet Products is set to $30. Blue Buffalo Pet Products shares closed at $21.99 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Citigroup initiated coverage on Aetna Inc AET with a Buy rating. The price target for Aetna is set to $180. Aetna shares closed at $151.19 on Tuesday.
  • Craig-Hallum initiated coverage on FARO Technologies, Inc. FARO with a Buy rating. The price target for FARO Technologies is set to $45. FARO Technologies shares closed at $36.10 on Tuesday.
  • JP Morgan initiated coverage on Altaba Inc AABA with an Overweight rating. The price target for Altaba is set to $65. Altaba shares closed at $53.64 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Needham initiated coverage of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc WBA with a Hold rating. Walgreens Boots Alliance shares closed at $77.26 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Mizuho initiated coverage on Visa Inc V with a Buy rating. The price target for Visa is set to $115. Visa shares closed at $94.90 on Tuesday.

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