Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 12, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey upgraded NVIDIA Corporation NVDA from Neutral to Buy. NVIDIA shares rose 0.72 percent to $157.01 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Guggenheim upgraded Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc ZBH from Neutral to Buy. Zimmer Biomet shares rose 0.44 percent to $127.05 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital upgraded Jagged Peak Energy Inc JAG from Market Perform to Outperform. Jagged Peak Energy shares gained 1.86 percent to close at $13.72 on Tuesday.
  • Craig-Hallum upgraded PDF Solutions, Inc. PDFS from Hold to Buy. PDF Solutions shares rose 2.57 percent to close at $17.15 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus upgraded DURECT Corporation DRRX from Hold to Buy. Durect shares rose 6.29 percent to $1.69 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies upgraded Williams Partners LP WPZ from Hold to Buy. Williams Partners shares gained 0.25 percent to $40.15 in pre-market trading.
  • Barclays upgraded Covanta Holding Corp CVA from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Covanta shares fell 0.38 percent to close at $13.20 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Cowen & Co. upgraded GrubHub Inc GRUB from Market Perform to Outperform. GrubHub shares fell 0.21 percent to close at $43.55 on Tuesday.
  • Jefferies upgraded Targa Resources Corp TRGP from Hold to Buy. Targa Resources shares rose 0.05 percent to close at $43.86 on Tuesday.


Top Downgrades

  • Analysts at Bank of America downgraded Fox Factory Holding Corp FOXF from Buy to Neutral. Fox Factory shares fell 1.49 percent to $36.35 in pre-market trading.
  • Citigroup downgraded Virtu Financial Inc VIRT from Neutral to Sell. Virtu Financial shares fell 2.28 percent to $17.15 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded Monsanto Company MON from Buy to Hold. Monsanto shares dropped 0.50 percent to $116.70 in pre-market trading.
  • Barclays downgraded Superior Energy Services, Inc. SPN from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Superior Energy shares fell 0.29 percent to $10.35 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Berenberg downgraded Freeport-McMoRan Inc FCX from Hold to Sell. Freeport-McMoRan shares fell 1.03 percent to $12.45 in pre-market trading.
  • Bernstein downgraded Harley-Davidson Inc HOG from Outperform to Market Perform. Harley-Davidson shares dropped 1.46 percent to $51.23 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James downgraded Kona Grill Inc KONA from Outperform to Market Perform. Kona Grill shares slipped 11.48 percent to close at $2.70 on Tuesday.
  • Barclays downgraded Forum Energy Technologies Inc FET from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Forum Energy shares rose 2.02 percent to close at $15.15 on Tuesday.
  • Jefferies downgraded Rice Energy Inc RICE from Buy to Hold. Rice Energy shares rose 0.97 percent to close at $25.95 on Tuesday.


Top Initiations

  • Benchmark initiated coverage of Shopify Inc (US) SHOP with a Hold rating. Shopify shares closed at $91.29 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Berenberg initiated coverage on General Dynamics Corporation GD with a Buy rating. General Dynamics shares closed at $199.91 on Tuesday.
  • Craig-Hallum initiated coverage on Kornit Digital Ltd KRNT with a Buy rating. The price target for Kornit Digital is set to $26. Kornit Digital shares closed at $19.70 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Instinet initiated coverage on Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. CBRL with a Neutral rating. The price target for Cracker Barrel is set to $162. Cracker Barrel shares closed at $166.37 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Guggenheim initiated coverage on Altice USA Inc ATUS with a Buy rating. The price target for Altice is set to $38. Altice shares closed at $31.75 on Tuesday.
  • Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. PGNX with an Overweight rating. The price target for Progenics Pharmaceuticals is set to $15. Progenics Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $6.70 on Tuesday.
  • Credit Suisse initiated coverage on Anthem Inc ANTM with a Neutral rating. The price target for Anthem is set to $195. Anthem shares closed at $192.10 on Tuesday.
  • Oppenheimer initiated coverage on Yatra Online Inc YTRA with an Outperform rating. The price target for Yatra Online is set to $15. Yatra Online shares closed at $12.27 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Citigroup initiated coverage of Nasdaq Inc NDAQ with a Neutral rating. Nasdaq shares closed at $71.20 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Wells Fargo initiated coverage on Trivago NV - ADR TRVG with a Market Perform rating. Trivago shares closed at $21.72 on Tuesday.

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