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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For September 26, 2017

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Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at UBS upgraded Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) from Sell to Neutral. Discovery shares rose 1.03 percent to $21.57 in pre-market trading.
  • Deutsche Bank upgraded RH (NYSE: RH) from Hold to Buy. RH shares gained 1.41 percent to $72.64 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse upgraded Boston Beer Company Inc (NYSE: SAM) from Underperform to Neutral. Boston Beer shares fell 0.81 percent to close at $153.00 on Monday.
  • Leerink Swann upgraded Dova Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: DOVA) from Market Perform to Outperform. Dova Pharmaceuticals shares dropped 8.52 percent to close at $22.45 on Monday.
  • Cowen & Co. upgraded Altria Group Inc (NYSE: MO) from Market Perform to Outperform. Altria shares rose 0.56 percent to $64.15 in pre-market trading.
  • Atlantic Equities upgraded L Brands Inc (NYSE: LB) from Neutral to Overweight. L Brands shares rose 1.47 percent to $41.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at JP Morgan upgraded Macerich Co (NYSE: MAC) from Neutral to Overweight. Macerich shares rose 2.73 percent to close at $54.16 on Monday.
  • Cowen & Co. upgraded British American Tobacco PLC (ADR) (NYSE: BTI) from Market Perform to Outperform. British American Tobacco shares fell 1.08 percent to $61.32 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at KeyBanc upgraded Summit Hotel Properties Inc (NYSE: INN) from Sector Weight to Overweight. Summit Hotel shares rose 0.65 percent to close at $15.46 on Monday.


Top Downgrades

  • Deutsche Bank downgraded JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) from Buy to Hold. JPMorgan shares slipped 0.46 percent to $93.69 in pre-market trading.
  • Wedbush downgraded Shake Shack Inc (NYSE: SHAK) from Outperform to Neutral. Shake Shack shares dropped 0.92 percent to $33.30 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at JP Morgan downgraded Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) from Overweight to Neutral. Taubman Centers shares declined 0.82 percent to $49.59 in pre-market trading.
  • Baird downgraded Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) from Outperform to Neutral. Calgon Carbon shares fell 0.12 percent to $21.38 in pre-market trading.
  • Wedbush downgraded Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ: CAKE) from Outperform to Neutral. Cheesecake Factory shares fell 0.96 percent to $41.20 in pre-market trading.
  • Deutsche Bank downgraded PNC Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE: PNC) from Buy to Hold. PNC Financial shares rose 0.07 percent to close at $133.52 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Citigroup downgraded AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) from Neutral to Sell. Aflac shares dropped 1.69 percent to $82.84 in pre-market trading.
  • Buckingham downgraded Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) from Buy to Neutral. Hawaiian shares dropped 0.80 percent to $37.15 in pre-market trading.
  • Evercore ISI Group downgraded Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED) from In-Line to Underperform. Consolidated Edison shares rose 1.90 percent to $83.80 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America downgraded World Fuel Services Corp (NYSE: INT) from Neutral to Underperform. World Fuel Services shares fell 0.65 percent to $36.50 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE: DY) with a Buy rating. The price target for Dycom is set to $103. Dycom shares closed at $81.23 on Monday.
  • HSBC initiated coverage on DowDuPont Inc (NYSE: DWDP) with a Hold rating. The price target for DowDuPont is set to $66. DowDuPont shares closed at $70.34 on Monday.
  • Cowen & Co. initiated coverage on Alder Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ALDR) with a Outperform rating. The price target for Alder Biopharmaceuticals is set to $20. Alder Biopharmaceuticals shares closed at $11.15 on Monday.
  • Analysts at BMO Capital initiated coverage of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE: LNG) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Cheniere Energy is set to $60. Cheniere Energy shares closed at $44.12 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Macquarie initiated coverage on Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Delta Air is set to $61. Delta Air shares closed at $48.32 on Monday.
  • RBC Capital initiated coverage on Tegna Inc (NYSE: TGNA) with a Sector Perform rating. The price target for Tegna is set to $14. Tegna shares closed at $12.86 on Monday.
  • H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on Corium International Inc (NASDAQ: CORI) with a Buy rating. The price target for Corium International is set to $15. Corium International shares closed at $10.88 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Berenberg initiated coverage on Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) with Buy rating. The price target for Equinix is set to $550. Equinix shares closed at $437.21 on Monday.
  • Analysts at DA Davidson initiated coverage on Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE: SWM) with a Buy rating. The price target for Schweitzer-Mauduit is set to $47. Schweitzer-Mauduit closed at $40.11 on Monday.
  • Macquarie initiated coverage of American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ: AAL) with a Neutral rating. The price target for American Airlines is set to $47. American Airlines shares closed at $47.70 on Monday.

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