Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For March 29, 2018

Top Upgrades

  • Citigroup upgraded Yandex N.V. YNDX from Neutral to Buy. Yandex shares rose 1.89 percent to $39.99 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs upgraded Exelon Corporation EXC from Sell to Neutral. Exelon shares rose 0.18 percent to close at $38.54 on Wednesday.
  • Deutsche Bank upgraded Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. JEC from Hold to Buy. Jacobs Engineering shares rose 1.14 percent to close at $56.87 on Wednesday.
  • DA Davidson upgraded Realty Income Corporation O from Neutral to Buy. Realty Income shares rose 0.31 percent to $51.92 in pre-market trading.
  • Boenning & Scattergood upgraded LaSalle Hotel Properties LHO from Underperform to Neutral. LaSalle Hotel Props shares climbed 15.33 percent to close at $28.13 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at DA Davidson upgraded Global Medical REIT Inc. GMRE from Neutral to Buy. Global Medical REIT rose 3.60 percent to $7.19 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • Wedbush downgraded Starbucks Corporation SBUX from Outperform to Neutral. Starbucks shares fell 1.12 percent to $57.25 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Bank of America downgraded GameStop Corp. GME from Neutral to Underperform. GameStop shares fell 4.23 percent to $13.57 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded RSP Permian, Inc. RSPP from Buy to Hold. RSP Permian shares rose 15.62 percent to close at $45.00 on Wednesday.
  • Goldman Sachs downgraded Duke Energy Corporation DUK from Neutral to Sell. Duke Energy shares fell 0.67 percent to $76.90 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded Edge Therapeutics EDGE from Outperform to Underperform. Edge Therapeutics shares fell 5.34 percent to $1.24 in pre-market trading.
  • Boenning & Scattergood downgraded DiamondRock Hospitality Company DRH from Neutral to Underperform. Diamondrock Hospitality shares gained 5.83 percent to close at $10.62 on Wednesday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded SecureWorks Corp. SCWX from Buy to Hold. SecureWorks shares fell 3.63 percent to close at $8.50 on Wednesday.
  • Imperial Capital downgraded RSP Permian, Inc. RSPP from Outperform to In-Line. RSP Permian shares rose 15.62 percent to close at $45.00 on Wednesday.


Top Initiations

  • Berenberg initiated coverage on CF Industries Holdings, Inc. CF with a Hold rating. The price target for CF Industries is set to $38. CF Industries shares closed at $36.49 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Oppenheimer initiated coverage on Compugen Ltd. CGEN with an Outperform rating. The price target for Compugen is set to $9. Compugen closed at $4.00 on Wednesday.
  • Leerink Swann initiated coverage on Radius Health, Inc. RDUS with an Outperform rating. The price target for Radius Health is set to $53. Radius Health shares closed at $34.37 on Wednesday.
  • UBS initiated coverage on International Paper Company IP with a Buy rating. The price target for International Paper is set to $63. International Paper shares closed at $52.38 on Wednesday.
  • Baird initiated coverage on Invitation Homes Inc. INVH with an Outperform rating. The price target for Invitation Homes is set to $25. Invitation Homes shares closed at $22.67 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. WHF with a Buy rating. The price target for WhiteHorse Finance is set to $14.50. WhiteHorse Finance closed at $12.25 on Wednesday.
  • Jefferies initiated coverage on Miragen Therapeutics, Inc. MGEN with a Buy rating. The price target for Miragen Therapeutics is set to $14. Miragen Therapeutics shares closed at $6.82 on Wednesday.
  • Oppenheimer initiated coverage on ION Geophysical Corporation IO with an Outperform rating. The price target for ION Geophysical is set to $35. ION Geophysical shares closed at $25.40 on Wednesday.

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