Market Overview

Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For January 22, 2018

Share:

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Bernstein upgraded Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) from Underperform to Outperform. Lowe's shares rose 1 percent to $105.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse upgraded Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN) from Neutral to Outperform. Lennar shares gained 1.81 percent to close at $71.82 on Friday.
  • RBC Capital upgraded Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) from Underperform to Sector Perform. Polaris Industries shares rose 1.84 percent to close at $134.70 on Thursday.
  • Atlantic Equities upgraded Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE: SLB) from Neutral to Overweight. Schlumberger rose 0.24 percent to $76.60 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Oppenheimer upgraded Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) from Perform to Outperform. Juniper shares gained 1.80 percent to $28.35 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Wells Fargo upgraded Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) from Market Perform to Outperform. Kirby shares rose 1.94 percent to $76.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James upgraded AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) from Outperform to Strong Buy. Aflac shares gained 1.65 percent to $88.25 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Citigroup upgraded United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) from Sell to Neutral. United States Steel shares rose 1.81 percent to $39.47 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs upgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE: TSM) from Neutral to Buy. Taiwan Semiconductor shares rose 2.55 percent to $45.81 in pre-market trading.
  • William Blair upgraded Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ: DNKN) from Market Perform to Outperform. Dunkin Brands shares fell 0.81 percent to close at $64.56 on Friday.


Top Downgrades

  • Analysts at BTIG Research downgraded Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) from Buy to Neutral. Abbott shares fell 1.60 percent to $58.36 in pre-market trading.
  • Atlantic Equities downgraded Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) from Overweight to Neutral. Apple shares fell 0.76 percent to $177.10 in pre-market trading.
  • RBC Capital downgraded Adient PLC (NYSE: ADNT) from Outperform to Sector Perform. Adient shares declined 2.47 percent to $70.16 in pre-market trading.
  • CIBC downgraded Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE: FCX) from Outperform to Neutral. Freeport-McMoRan shares slipped 0.30 percent to $19.90 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY) from Neutral to Underperform. Eli Lilly shares fell 0.61 percent to $84.97 in pre-market trading.
  • Citigroup downgraded Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAR) from Buy to Neutral. Inter Parfums shares gained 1.92 percent to close at $47.80 on Friday.
  • Baird downgraded 8Point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ: CAFD) from Outperform to Neutral. 8point3 Energy shares fell 1.38 percent to close at $15.02 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse downgraded Caesarstone Ltd (NASDAQ: CSTE) from Neutral to Underperform. Caesarstone shares closed at $23.70 on Friday.
  • Bernstein downgraded BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE: BHP) from Outperform to Market Perform. BHP Billiton shares dropped 0.16 percent to $49.57 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs downgraded Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE: PANW) from Buy to Neutral. Palo Alto shares fell 1.41 percent to $155.00 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Chardan Capital initiated coverage on Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd (NASDAQ: ARCT) with a Buy rating. The price target for Arcturus Therapeutics is set to $12. Arcturus Therapeutics shares closed at $9.15 on Friday.
  • Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: KMG) with a Neutral rating. The price target for KMG Chemicals is set to $73. KMG Chemicals shares closed at $64.16 on Friday.
  • FBN Securities initiated coverage on Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ: OKTA) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Okta is set to $35. Okta shares closed at $29.18 on Friday.
  • Evercore ISI Group initiates coverage on CBRE Group Inc (NYSE: CBG) with an In-Line rating. The price target for CBRE Group is set to $48. CBRE Group shares closed at $45.88 on Friday.

Latest Ratings for KMG

DateFirmActionFromTo
Jun 2018KeyBancDowngradesOverweightSector Weight
Jan 2018Goldman SachsInitiates Coverage OnNeutral
Nov 2017KeyBancInitiates Coverage OnOverweight

View More Analyst Ratings for KMG
View the Latest Analyst Ratings

 

Related Articles (KMG)

View Comments and Join the Discussion!

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

Latest Ratings

StockFirmActionPT
FATNoble Capital MarketsInitiates Coverage On
ZNGACowen & Co.Maintains10.5
RTXCowen & Co.Maintains71.0
ZNGAPiper SandlerMaintains11.0
WPiper SandlerMaintains225.0
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.
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