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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For March 12, 2018

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Top Upgrades

  • Bernstein upgraded Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) from Underperform to Market Perform. Express Scripts shares fell 0.02 percent to $80.73 in pre-market trading.
  • Barclays upgraded Discovery Inc (NASDAQ: DISCA) from Underweight to Equal-Weight. Discovery shares rose 0.66 percent to $24.35 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James upgraded E*TRADE Financial Corp (NASDAQ: ETFC) from Outperform to Strong Buy. E*TRADE shares rose 1.19 percent to $57.92 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at UBS upgraded Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX) from Neutral to Buy. Time Warner shares rose 0.61 percent to $95.84 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital upgraded Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ: CENX) from Market Perform to Outperform. Century Aluminum shares rose 4.47 percent to $21.05 in pre-market trading.
  • Evercore ISI Group upgraded SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE: SAP) from In-Line to Outperform. SAP shares rose 0.35 percent to $109.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Citigroup upgraded Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) from Neutral to Buy. Apollo Global shares rose 1.70 percent to close at $33.56 on Friday.
  • Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded Heritage Financial Corp (NASDAQ: HFWA) from Market Perform to Outperform. Heritage Financial shares rose 0.32 percent to close at $31.20 on Friday.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital upgraded Barrick Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE: ABX) from Sector Perform to Outperform. Barrick Gold rose 0.34 percent to $11.86 in pre-market trading.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey upgraded Paylocity Holding Corp (NASDAQ: PCTY) from Hold to Buy. Paylocity shares rose 0.36 percent to close at $52.72 on Friday.


Top Downgrades

  • Mizuho downgraded Red Hat Inc (NYSE: RHT) from Buy to Neutral. Red Hat shares fell 0.82 percent to $154.20 in pre-market trading.
  • Evercore ISI Group downgraded Voyager Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: VYGR) from Outperform to In-Line. Voyager Therapeutics shares fell 2.94 percent to $26.10 in pre-market trading.
  • Pivotal Research downgraded Deckers Outdoor Corp (NYSE: DECK) from Buy to Hold. Deckers Outdoor shares rose 2.29 percent to close at $97.50 on Friday.
  • Wedbush downgraded Voyager Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: VYGR) from Outperform to Neutral. Voyager Therapeutics shares fell 3.31 percent to $26.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Wells Fargo downgraded Ranger Energy Services Inc (NYSE: RNGR) from Outperform to Market Perform. Ranger Energy shares fell 3.32 percent to close at $8.44 on Friday.
  • Nomura downgraded China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE: CHL) from Buy to Neutral. China Mobile shares rose 0.74 percent to close at $46.35 on Friday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Kimbell Royalty Partners LP (NYSE: KRP) from Buy to Hold. Kimbell Royalty Partners shares rose 0.05 percent to close at $18.80 on Friday.
  • JMP Securities downgraded XL Group Ltd. (NYSE: XL) from Market Outperform to Market Perform. XL shares fell 0.20 percent to close at $55.67 on Friday.
  • Evercore ISI Group downgraded Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB) from In-Line to Underperform. Blackbaud shares gained 0.59 percent to close at $111.25 on Friday.
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Top Initiations

  • BTIG Research initiated coverage on Appian Corp (NASDAQ: APPN) with a Neutral rating. Appian shares closed at $28.28 on Friday.
  • Wedbush initiated coverage on Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: FENC) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Fennec Pharmaceuticals is set to $17. Fennec Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $9.40 on Friday.
  • H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TARO) with a Buy rating. The price target for Taro Pharmaceutical is set to $124. Taro Pharmaceutical shares closed at $100.18 on Friday.
  • Oppenheimer initiated coverage on Motus GI Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: MOTS) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Motus GI is set to $7. Motus GI shares closed at $4.98 on Friday.
  • Barclays initiated coverage on Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Mirati Therapeutics is set to $44. Mirati Therapeutics shares closed at $34.60 on Friday.
  • JMP Securities initiated coverage on Livexlive Media Inc (NASDAQ: LIVX) with a Market Outperform rating. The price target for LiveXLive Media is set to $5. LiveXLive Media shares closed at $3.90 on Friday.
  • H.C. Wainwright assumed coverage on Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: CARA) with a Buy rating. The price target for Cara Therapeutics is set to $22. Cara Therapeutics shares closed at $14.39 on Friday.

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