Market Overview

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

Share:

Top Upgrades

  • Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Navistar International Corp (NYSE: NAV) from Hold to Buy. Navistar shares rose 0.43 percent to close at $40.07 on Monday.
  • Argus upgraded Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT) from Hold to Buy. Medtronic shares gained 1.02 percent to $82.10 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Nomura upgraded Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) from Neutral to Bu. Verizon shares rose 0.35 percent to $52.02 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at JP Morgan upgraded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) from Neutral to Overweight. Northrop Grumman shares fell 0.36 percent to close at $304.56 on Monday.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded Zayo Group Holdings Inc (NYSE: ZAYO) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Zayo Group shares rose 1.70 percent to $35.90 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs upgraded Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) from Neutral to Buy. Activision Blizzard shares rose 2.39 percent to $64.68 in pre-market trading.
  • UBS upgraded Conagra Brands Inc (NYSE: CAG) from Sell to Neutral. Conagra shares gained 0.70 percent to $37.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE: FCX) from Underweight to Equal-Weight. Freeport-McMoRan shares rose 0.87 percent to $15.15 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Citigroup upgraded Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE: THC) from Neutral to Buy. Tenet Healthcare shares rose 4.80 percent to $14.40 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital upgraded Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) from Market Perform to Outperform. Abbott shares rose 0.84 percent to $55.40 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • JP Morgan downgraded TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG) from Neutral to Underweight. TransDigm shares fell 0.06 percent to close at $274.38 on Monday.
  • Morgan Stanley downgraded Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ: PEGI) from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Pattern Energy shares fell 1.91 percent to $21.00 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan downgraded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) from Overweight to Neutral. Raytheon shares fell 0.34 percent to $186.45 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ: COLM) from Buy to Neutral. Columbia Sportswear shares rose 0.50 percent to $68.62 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan downgraded General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD) from Neutral to Underweight. General Dynamics shares rose 0.18 percent to $200.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Wedbush downgraded D. R. Horton Inc (NYSE: DHI) from Outperform to Neutral. D.R. Horton shares fell 0.93 percent to $50.00 in pre-market trading.
  • UBS downgraded U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) from Buy to Neutral. US Bancorp shares dropped 0.16 percent to close at $ 55.27 on Monday.
  • JP Morgan downgraded Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) from Overweight to Neutral. Adobe Services fell 0.75 percent to $173.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James downgraded Casey's General Stores Inc (NASDAQ: CASY) from Outperform to Market Perform. Casey's shares fell 5.81 percent to $114.20 in pre-market trading.
  • Leerink Swann downgraded Spark Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: ONCE) from Outperform to Market Perform. Spark Therapeutics shares fell 0.88 percent to $47.30 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Piper Jaffray initiated coverage on Stitch Fix Inc (NASDAQ: SFIX) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Stitch Fix is set to $29. Stitch Fix shares closed at $23.98 on Monday.
  • Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SAIL) with an Equal-Weight rating. The price target for SailPoint Technologies is set to $16. SailPoint Technologies shares closed at $14.83 on Monday.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated coverage on Bluegreen Vacations Corp (NYSE: BXG) with a Buy rating. The price target for Bluegreen Vacations is set to $19. Bluegreen Vacations shares closed at $16.11 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Citi initiated coverage on Arsanis Inc (NASDAQ: ASNS) with a Buy rating. The price target for Arsanis is set to $27. Arsanis shares closed at $12.22 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Stitch Fix Inc (NASDAQ: SFIX) with a Hold rating. The price target for Stitch Fix is set to $22. Stitch Fix shares closed at $23.98 on Monday.
  • RBC Capital initiated coverage on SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SAIL) with an Outperform rating. SailPoint shares closed at $14.83 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies initiated coverage on Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) with a Buy rating. The price target for Mohawk Industries is set to $330. Mohawk Industries shares closed at $277.37 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Leerink Swann initiated coverage on Scpharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: SCPH) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Scpharmaceuticals is set to $20. Scpharmaceuticals shares closed at $14.92 on Monday.
  • Analysts at BMO Capital initiated coverage on Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE: WCN) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Waste Connections is set to $79. Waste Connections closed at $68.83 on Monday.

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

 

Related Articles (ADBE + ABT)

View Comments and Join the Discussion!

Latest Ratings

StockFirmActionPT
TVPTImperial CapitalDowngrades15.8
ACORGoldman SachsDowngrades10.0
APTIJefferiesDowngrades38.0
BCOVB. Riley FBRUpgrades12.0
CAMPFirst AnalysisDowngrades22.0
View the Latest Analytics Ratings
Don't Miss Out!
Join Our Newsletter
Subscribe to:
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
Your weekly roundup of hot topics in the exciting world of fintech.
Thank You
for registering for Benzinga’s newsletters and alerts.
• The Daily Analysts Ratings email will be received daily between 7am and 10am.
• The Market in 5 Minutes email will be received daily between 7am and 8am.
• The Fintech Focus email will be received every Friday between 2pm and 5pm.

2 Reasons Morgan Stanley Upgraded Zayo Group

KeyBanc Sets Sailpoint Technologies Rating At Overweight