Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For December 22, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Jefferies upgraded Dunkin Brands Group Inc DNKN from Underperform to Hold. Dunkin Brands shares rose 2.39 percent to close at $65.01 on Thursday.
  • Compass Point upgraded Capital One Financial Corp. COF from Neutral to Buy. Capital One Financial shares rose 0.96 percent to close at $99.52 on Thursday.
  • Jefferies upgraded Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. RRGB from Hold to Buy. Red Robin shares fell 0.75 percent to close at $53.10 on Thursday.
  • Compass Point upgraded Re/Max Holdings Inc RMAX from Sell to Neutral. RE/MAX shares dropped 2.83 percent to close at $46.30 on Thursday.
  • Jefferies upgraded Texas Roadhouse Inc TXRH from Underperform to Hold. Texas Roadhouse shares rose 2.78 percent to close at $55.14 on Thursday.


Top Downgrades

  • Analysts at Jefferies downgraded Bojangles Inc BOJA from Buy to Hold. Bojangles shares fell 2 percent to close at $12.25 on Thursday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Dynagas LNG Partners LP DLNG from Buy to Hold. Dynagas LNG shares rose 1.20 percent to close at $11.84 on Thursday.
  • Jefferies downgraded Shake Shack Inc SHAK from Hold to Underperform. Shake Shack shares fell 2.62 percent to $44.99 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at BMO Capital downgraded First Majestic Silver Corp AG from Market Perform to Underperform. First Majestic Silver shares fell 1.18 percent to $7.55 in pre-market trading.
  • MKM Partners downgraded Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. HOV from Neutral to Sell. Hovnanian fell 1.34 percent to $2.95 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded Wingstop Inc WING from Hold to Underperform. Wingstop shares fell 0.83 percent to close at $39.36 on Thursday.
  • Citi downgraded World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. WWE from Buy to Neutral. WWE shares fell 5.08 percent to $30.25 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America downgraded Sempra Energy SRE from Buy to Neutral. Sempra Energy shares dropped 4.48 percent to close at $106.91 on Thursday.


Top Initiations

  • Piper Jaffray assumed coverage on Crispr Therapeutics AG CRSP with a Overweight rating. The price target for CRISPR Therapeutics is set to $30. CRISPR Therapeutics shares closed at $19.58 on Thursday.
  • Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Tier Technologies TIER with a Overweight rating. The price target for Tier Technologies is set to $22. Tier Technologies shares closed at $20.10 on Thursday.
  • B.Riley reinstated coverage on Oxford Industries Inc OXM with a Buy rating. The price target for Oxford Industries is set to $84. Oxford Industries shares closed at $74.13 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at B.Riley reinstated coverage on PVH Corp PVH with a Buy rating. The price target for PVH is set to $155. PVH shares closed at $135.61 on Thursday.
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