Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For August 23, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Piper Jaffray upgraded G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. GIII from Neutral to Overweight. G-III Apparel shares rose 0.33 percent to close at $24.03 on Tuesday.
  • Vertical Research upgraded Rockwell Collins, Inc. COL from Hold to Buy. Rockwell Collins shares rose 0.49 percent to close at $124.29 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital upgraded Archrock Inc AROC from Sector Perform to Outperform. Archrock shares rose 6.25 percent to close at $9.35 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at B. Riley upgraded DSW Inc. DSW from Neutral to Buy. DSW shares rose 2 percent to $18.80 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded Essent Group Ltd ESNT from Market Perform to Outperform. Essent Group shares gained 1.21 percent to close at $38.37 on Tuesday.
  • MKM Partners upgraded JD.Com Inc(ADR) JD from Neutral to Buy. JD.com shares rose 0.38 percent to $42.31 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Jefferies upgraded Valero Energy Partners LP VLP from Hold to Buy. Valero Energy Partners shares rose 1.71 percent to close at $41.69 on Tuesday.
  • First Analysis upgraded Intuit Inc. INTU from Underweight to Equal-Weight. Intuit shares rose 1.65 percent to close at $138.15 on Tuesday.
  • BMO Capital upgraded IAMGOLD Corp (USA) IAG from Market Perform to Outperform. Iamgold shares fell 1.87 percent to close at $5.76 on Tuesday.
  • Buckingham upgraded B&G Foods, Inc. BGS from Neutral to Buy. B&G Foods shares rose 1.72 percent to $32.50 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey downgraded Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc RARE from Buy to Hold. Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical shares fell 10.81 percent to $52.49 in pre-market trading.
  • Stephens & Co. downgraded Cree, Inc. CREE from Equal-Weight to Underweight. Cree shares declined 9.90 percent to $20.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded Tintri Inc TNTR from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Tintri shares rose 2.05 percent to close at $5.96 on Tuesday.
  • Raymond James downgraded Duluth Holdings Inc DLTH from Outperform to Market Perform. Duluth shares gained 6.55 percent to close at $20.51 on Tuesday.
  • Deutsche Bank downgraded Baozun Inc (ADR) BZUN from Buy to Hold. Baozun shares rose 0.72 percent to $26.42 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Loop Capital initiated coverage on HP Inc HPQ with a Buy rating. The price target for HP is set to $23. HP shares closed at $19.02 on Monday.
  • Leerink Swann initiated coverage on CymaBay Therapeutics Inc CBAY with an Outperform rating. The price target for CymaBay Therapeutics is set to $12. CymaBay Therapeutics shares closed at $6.33 on Tuesday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. AEIS with a Hold rating. The price target for Advanced Energy is set to $74. Advanced Energy Industries shares closed at $72.40 on Tuesday.
  • Imperial Capital initiated coverage on Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. NGS with an Outperform rating. The price target for Natural Gas Services is set to $27. Natural Gas Services shares closed at $22.95 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Needham initiated coverage on LivaNova PLC LIVN with a Hold rating. LivaNova shares closed at $62.14 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Loop Capital initiated coverage on Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co HPE with a Hold rating. The price target for Hewlett Packard Enterprise is set to $17. Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares closed at $17.67 on Tuesday.
  • Analysts at Stephens & Co. initiated coverage of Regional Management Corp RM with an Equal-Weight rating. The price target for Regional Management is set to $25. Regional Management shares closed at $22.42 on Tuesday.
  • Imperial Capital initiated coverage on Superior Drilling Products, Inc. SDPI with an Outperform rating. The price target for Superior Drilling Products is set to $2. Superior Drilling Products shares closed at $0.690 on Tuesday.

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