Market Overview

Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For February 15, 2018

Share:

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Baidu shares closed at $235.89 on Wednesday.
  • Macquarie upgraded Bank of Montreal (NYSE: BMO) from Neutral to Outperform. Bank Of Montreal shares closed at $77.77 on Wednesday.
  • Hilliard Lyons upgraded CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE: CMS) from Neutral to Long-Term Buy. CMS Energy shares closed at $42.54 on Wednesday.
  • Citigroup upgraded KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) from Neutral to Buy. KLA-Tencor shares closed at $107.47 on Wednesday.
  • Janney Capital upgraded AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAG) from Neutral to Buy. AMAG Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $13.90 on Wednesday.
  • Wedbush upgraded BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: BJRI) from Neutral to Outperform. BJ's Restaurants closed at $37.60 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies upgraded Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE: CRM) from Hold to Buy. Salesforce.com shares closed at $109.02 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Seaport Global upgraded FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) from Neutral to Buy. FMC shares closed at $85.26 on Wednesday.
  • Vertical Research upgraded SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) from Hold to Buy. SolarEdge shares closed at $36.90 on Wednesday.
  • Bank of America upgraded Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DK) from Sell to Neutral. Delek US shares closed at $33.76 on Wednesday.


Top Downgrades

  • Loop Capital downgraded CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) from Buy to Hold. CSRA shares closed at $40.51 on Wednesday.
  • UBS downgraded CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX) from Buy to Sell. Cemex shares closed at $7.62 on Wednesday.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE: CMP) from Neutral to Underperform. Compass Minerals shares closed at $67.75 on Wednesday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Franklin Street Properties Corp. (NYSE: FSP) from Hold to Sell. Franklin Street Properties shares closed at $8.55 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Oppenheimer downgraded SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR) from Outperform to Perform. SunPower closed at $6.64 on Wednesday.
  • UBS downgraded Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) from Buy to Neutral. Alaska Air shares closed at $66.76 on Wednesday.
  • JP Morgan downgraded Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: PDCO) from Neutral to Underweight. Patterson Companies shares closed at $31.66 on Wednesday.
  • Edward Jones downgraded VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) from Buy to Hold. VMware shares closed at $124.42 on Wednesday.
  • Citigroup downgraded Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATRA) from Neutral to Sell. Atara Biotherapeutics shares closed at $48.35 on Wednesday.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRSN) with a Buy rating. The price target for Mersana Therapeutics is set to $33. Mersana Therapeutics shares closed at $15.32 on Wednesday.
  • Barclays initiated coverage on 3M Company (NYSE: MMM) with a Market Underweight rating. The price target for 3M is set to $235. 3M shares closed at $230.64 on Wednesday.
  • Cowen & Co. initiated coverage on Foundation Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMI) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Foundation Medicine is set to $90. Foundation Medicine shares closed at $67.10 on Wednesday.
  • DA Davidson initiated coverage on Box, Inc. (NYSE: BOX) with a Buy rating. The price target for Box is set to $25. Box shares closed at $21.20 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Barclays initiated coverage on General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) with an Equal-Weight rating. The price target for General Electric is set to $16. General Electric shares closed at $14.90 on Wednesday.
  • Mizuho initiated coverage on Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) with a Buy rating. The price target for Portland General Electric is set to $43.50. Portland General Electric shares closed at $39.94 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on PolarityTE, Inc. (NASDAQ: COOL) with an Overweight rating. The price target for PolarityTE is set to $70. PolarityTE closed at $20.30 on Wednesday.
  • Instinet initiated coverage on PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) with a Neutral rating. The price target for PVH is set to $150. PVH shares closed at $150.66 on Wednesday.
  • Barclays initiated coverage on United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) with an Overweight rating. The price target for United Technologies is set to $157. United Technologies shares closed at $126.00 on Wednesday.

Posted-In: Initiations top upgradesUpgrades Downgrades Initiation Intraday Update Analyst Ratings

 

Related Articles (AMAG + ALK)

View Comments and Join the Discussion!

Latest Ratings

StockFirmActionPT
LXFTKeyBancDowngrades0.0
CPAImperial CapitalDowngrades68.0
PRMWImperial CapitalInitiates Coverage On18.0
TGTKeyBancInitiates Coverage On110.0
QCOMMorgan StanleyUpgrades0.0
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.

Minding The Middle With A Popular Mid-Cap ETF

Technical Levels To Watch In The Futures Market Today