Market Overview

Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For December 8, 2017

Share:

Top Upgrades

  • Argus upgraded Perrigo Company PLC (NYSE: PRGO) from Hold to Buy. Perrigo shares rose 0.93 percent to $83.64 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs upgraded Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE: IR) from Neutral to Buy. Ingersoll-Rand shares gained 0.35 percent to $86.60 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at PiperJaffray upgraded Meritor Inc (NYSE: MTOR) from Underweight to Overweight. Meritor shares fell 2.90 percent to close at $23.44 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) from Market Perform to Outperform. American Homes 4 Rent shares rose 0.52 percent to close at $21.42 on Thursday.
  • KeyBanc upgraded EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NPO) from Sector Weight to Overweight. EnPro Industries shares rose 0.91 percent to close at $88.00 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Needham & Company upgraded Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) from Buy to Strong Buy. Boston Scientific shares rose 2.68 percent to $25.71 in pre-market trading.
  • Deutsche Bank upgraded Trivago NV - ADR (NASDAQ: TRVG) from Hold to Buy. trivago shares rose 0.76 percent to close at $6.65 on Wednesday.
  • Compass Point upgraded LendingClub Corp (NYSE: LC) from Sell to Neutral. Lending Club shares gained 4.2 percent to $3.74 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • KeyBanc downgraded Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) from Sector Weight to Underweight. Ball shares fell 0.27 percent to $40.70 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs downgraded Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE: JCI) from Neutral to Sell. Johnson Controls shares fell 1.31 percent to $36.87 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan downgraded La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ: LJPC) from Overweight to Underweight. La Jolla Pharmaceutical rose 4.02 percent to close at $32.07 on Thursday.
  • Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded D. R. Horton Inc (NYSE: DHI) from Outperform to Market Perform. D.R. Horton shares rose 0.91 percent to close at $50.16 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at KeyBanc downgraded Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SLGN) from Sector Weight to Underweight. Silgan Holdings shares rose 0.10 percent to close at $28.99 on Thursday.
  • PiperJaffray downgraded Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN) from Overweight to Neutral. Ciena shares fell 1.11 percent to $20.53 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded Flowserve Corp (NYSE: FLS) from Neutral to Sell. Flowserve shares rose 2.01 percent to close at $42.65 on Thursday.
  • Argus downgraded Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) from Buy to Hold. Thor Industries shares dropped 1.13 percent to $149.78 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Baird initiated coverage on Novanta Inc (USA) (NASDAQ: NOVT) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Novanta is set to $54. Novanta shares closed at $45.80 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at DA Davidson initiated coverage on CSS Industries, Inc. (NYSE: CSS) with a Buy rating. The price target for CSS Industries is set to $31.5. CSS Industries shares closed at $26.73 on Thursday.
  • H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: CKPT) with a Buy rating. The price target for Checkpoint Therapeutics is set to $11. Checkpoint Therapeutics shares closed at $4.71 on Thursday.
  • Wedbush initiated coverage on Godaddy Inc (NYSE: GDDY) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Godaddy is set to $52. Godaddy shares closed at $48.15 on Thursday.
  • Seaport Global Securitied initiated coverage on U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE: SLCA) with a Buy rating. The price target for U.S. Silica is set to $59. U.S. Silica shares closed at $32.47 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Citi initiated coverage on Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ: RGEN) with a Buy rating. The price target for Repligen is set to $45. Repligen shares closed at $34.58 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (NASDAQ: XRAY) with a Buy ratin. The price target for DENTSPLY is set to $81. DENTSPLY shares closed at $64.99 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Williams Capital initiated coverage on QEP Resources Inc (NYSE: QEP) with a Buy rating. The price target for QEP Resources is set to $13. QEP Resources shares closed at $9.19 on Thursday.
 

Related Articles (BLL + AMH)

View Comments and Join the Discussion!

Posted-In: Downgrades Initiations top upgradesUpgrades Downgrades Initiation Pre-Market Outlook Analyst Ratings

Latest Ratings

StockFirmActionPT
XPOJP MorganMaintains84.0
UPSJP MorganMaintains113.0
UNPJP MorganMaintains163.0
NSCJP MorganMaintains189.0
MCHPJP MorganMaintains100.0
View the Latest Analytics Ratings
Don't Miss Any Updates!
News Directly in Your Inbox
Subscribe to:
Benzinga Premarket Activity
Get pre-market outlook, mid-day update and after-market roundup emails in your inbox.
Market in 5 Minutes
Everything you need to know about the market - quick & easy.
Daily Analyst Rating
A summary of each day’s top rating changes from sell-side analysts on the street.
Fintech Focus
A daily collection of all things fintech, interesting developments and market updates.
Thank You

Thank you for subscribing! If you have any questions feel free to call us at 1-877-440-ZING or email us at vipaccounts@benzinga.com