Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For November 6, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Wells Fargo upgraded Host Hotels and Resorts Inc HST from Market Perform to Outperform. Host Hotels shares rose 0.87 percent to close at $19.63 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Citigroup upgraded Twitter Inc TWTR from Sell to Neutral. Twitter shares rose 0.50 percent to $20.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Northcoast Research upgraded Kroger Co KR from Neutral to Buy. Kroger shares rose 1.02 percent to $21.72 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan upgraded Orion Engineered Carbons SA OEC from Neutral to Overweight. Orion Engineered Carbons shares rose 1.68 percent to $24.15 in pre-market trading.
  • Argus upgraded PACCAR Inc PCAR from Hold to Buy. PACCAR shares fell 0.89 percent to close at $71.32 on Friday.
  • Susquehanna upgraded Trinity Industries Inc TRN from Neutral to Positive. Trinity shares rose 0.19 percent to close at $32.13 on Friday.
  • Mizuho upgraded Apartment Investment and Management Co AIV from Underperform to Neutral. Apartment Investment shares rose 1.40 percent to close at $44.22 on Friday.
  • Raymond James upgraded Nutanix Inc NTNX from Market Perform to Outperform. Nutanix shares rose 3.55 percent to $28.30 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Wells Fargo upgraded Hyatt Hotels Corporation H from Market Perform to Outperform. Hyatt shares rose 1.03 percent to close at $67.36 on Friday.


Top Downgrades

  • Analysts at KeyBanc downgraded Sprint Corp S from Sector Weight to Underweight. Sprint shares fell 9.60 percent to $6.03 in pre-market trading.
  • Wells Fargo downgraded Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc HLT from Outperform to Market Perform. Hilton Worldwide shares rose 0.98 percent to close at $73.16 on Friday.
  • Morgan Stanley downgraded Signature Bank SBNY from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Signature Bank shares rose 0.87 percent to close at $131.60 on Friday.
  • Chardan Capital downgraded Nice Ltd (ADR) NICE from Buy to Neutral. NICE shares rose 0.19 percent to $85.68 in pre-market trading.
  • Mizuho downgraded Essex Property Trust Inc ESS from Neutral to Underperform. Essex Property Trust shares rose 0.09 percent to close at $253.98 on Thursday.
  • Citigroup downgraded Weatherford International Plc WFT from Buy to Hold. Weatherford shares dropped 4.76 percent to $3.80 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Jefferies downgraded CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. CBL from Buy to Hold. CBL & Associates shares declined 0.17 percent to $5.91 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Seacor Holdings, Inc. CKH from Buy to Hold. SEACOR shares fell 2.43 percent to close at $49.83 on Friday.


Top Initiations

  • BTIG Research initiated coverage on Orthopediatrics Corp KIDS with a Buy rating. The price target for Orthopediatrics set to $24. Orthopediatrics shares closed at $20.80 on Friday.
  • RBC Capital initiated coverage on CarGurus Inc CARG with a Sector Perform rating. The price target for CarGurus is set to $33. CarGurus shares closed at $31.44 on Friday.
  • Bank of America initiated coverage on PTC Inc PTC with an Underperform rating. The price target for PTC is set to $33. PTC shares closed at $66.25 on Friday.
  • Buckingham initiated coverage on Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA (ADR) GOL with a Buy rating. The price target for Gol is set to $29. Gol shares closed at $20.00 on Friday.
  • Cowen & Co. initiated coverage on Rimini Street, Inc. RMNI with an Outperform rating. The price target for Rimini Street is set to $13. Rimini Street shares closed at $9.70 on Friday.
  • Analysts at H.C. Wainwright assumed coverage on Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. RIGL with a Buy rating. The price target for Rigel Pharmaceuticals is set to $7. Rigel Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $3.88 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Orthopediatrics Corp KIDS with a Buy rating. The price target for Orthopediatrics is set to $23. Orthopediatrics shares closed at $20.80 on Friday.
  • Bank of America initiated coverage on The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. ULTI with an Underperform rating. The price target for Ultimate Software is set to $187. Ultimate Software shares closed at $206.78 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Raymond James initiated coverage on CarGurus Inc CARG with a Market Perform rating. CarGurus shares closed at $31.44 on Friday.
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