Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 7, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Janney Capital upgraded Galapagos NV GLPG from Sell to Neutral. Galapagos shares fell 0.21 percent to $75.47 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Guggenheim upgraded Spark Energy Inc SPKE from Neutral to Buy. Spark Energy shares rose 1.44 percent to $17.65 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies upgraded Advance Auto Parts, Inc. AAP from Hold to Buy. Advance Auto Parts shares dropped 0.77 percent to $102.37 in pre-market trading.
  • Baird upgraded Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc Q from Underperform to Neutral. Quintiles IMS shares dropped 1.46 percent to close at $87.86 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at JMP Securities upgraded Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ARNA from Market Perform to Market Outperform. Arena Pharma shares rose 4.22 percent to $18.75 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • Analysts at Jefferies downgraded Physicians Realty Trust DOC from Hold to Underperform. Physicians Realty Trust shares fell 0.41 percent to $19.25 in pre-market trading.
  • KeyBanc downgraded Globant SA GLOB from Overweight to Sector Weight. Globant shares fell 0.97 percent to close at $42.81 on Thursday.
  • Wells Fargo downgraded Helmerich & Payne, Inc. HP from Market Perform to Underperform. Amphenol shares fell 1.60 percent to close at $53.47 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse downgraded Tahoe Resources Inc TAHO from Outperform to Neutral. Tahoe Resources shares rose 0.72 percent to $5.60 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital downgraded East West Bancorp, Inc. EWBC from Outperform to Market Perform. East West Bancorp shares slipped 0.85 percent to close at $59.55 on Thursday.
  • Bank of America downgraded O'Reilly Automotive Inc ORLY from Buy to Neutral. O'Reilly shares dropped 1.25 percent to close at $176.53 on Thursday.
  • Bank of America downgraded AutoZone, Inc. AZO from Buy to Neutral. AutoZone shares dropped 1.81 percent to close at $507.48 on Thursday.
  • Craig-Hallum downgraded Digimarc Corp DMRC from Buy to Hold. Digimarc shares dropped 2.78 percent to close at $38.40 on Thursday.
  • Wells Fargo downgraded Nabors Industries Ltd. NBR from Outperform to Market Perform. Nabors shares fell 1.87 percent to $7.35 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America downgraded Oshkosh Corp OSK from Neutral to Underperform. Oshkosh shares dropped 2.17 percent to close at $68.87 on Thursday.


Top Initiations

  • Argus initiated coverage of athenahealth, Inc ATHN with a Hold rating. athenahealth shares closed at $138.22 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at MKM Partners initiated coverage on Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. SWK with a Buy rating. The price target for Stanley Black & Decker is set to $166. Stanley Black & Decker shares closed at $142.29 on Thursday.
  • Raymond James initiated coverage on International Flavors & Fragrances Inc IFF with a Market Perform rating. International Flavors & Fragrances shares closed at $132.16 on Thursday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Winnebago Industries, Inc. WGO with a Buy rating. The price target for Winnebago is set to $40. Winnebago shares closed at $33.95 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Thor Industries, Inc. THO with a Hold rating. The price target for Thor Industries is set to $110. Thor Industries shares closed at $103.13 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Oppenheimer initiated coverage on Foot Locker, Inc. FL with a Perform rating. Foot Locker shares closed at $50.08 on Thursday.
  • DA Davidson initiated coverage on Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. SBH with a Neutral rating. The price target for Sally Beauty is set to $23. Sally Beauty shares closed at $19.80 on Thursday.
  • Jefferies initiated coverage on Cliffs Natural Resources Inc CLF with a Buy rating. The price target for Cliffs Natural is set to $9. Cliffs Natural shares closed at $6.64 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Barclays initiated coverage of BroadSoft Inc BSFT with an Equal-Weight rating. The price target for BroadSoft is set to $45. BroadSoft shares closed at $42.20 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at DA Davidson initiated coverage on Avon Products, Inc. AVP with a Neutral rating. The price target for Avon Products is set to $4.25. Avon Products shares closed at $3.71 on Thursday.
Posted In: DowngradesEnergyInitiationsOil & Gas Drillingtop upgradesUpgradesDowngradesInitiationAnalyst Ratings