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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For April 26, 2018

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Top Upgrades

  • Cowen & Co. upgraded Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) from Underperform to Market Perform. Chipotle shares rose 13.45 percent $385.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Buckingham upgraded Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) from Neutral to Buy. Allegiant Travel shares rose 0.24 percent to $147.95 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan upgraded Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) from Neutral to Overweight. Anthem shares gained 1.32 percent to $242.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Atlantic Equities upgraded Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) from Underweight to Neutral. Twitter shares rose 1.86 percent to $30.44 in pre-market trading.
  • Deutsche Bank upgraded Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) from Hold to Buy. Owens-Illinois shares rose 1.17 percent to close at $20.80 on Wednesday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVTI) from Hold to Buy. Covenant Transportation shares fell 1.39 percent to close at $28.46 on Wednesday.
  • Stephens & Co. upgraded CenterState Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: CSFL) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. CenterState Bank shares rose 0.36 percent to close at $27.82 on Wednesday.
  • Macquarie upgraded BP p.l.c. (NYSE: BP) from Underperform to Neutral. BP shares rose 1.31 percent to $44.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ: FWRD) from Hold to Buy. Forward Air shares rose 0.67 percent to close at $52.71 on Wednesday.
  • Societe Generale upgraded The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) from Hold to Buy. Boeing shares rose 0.48 percent to $344.50 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • Piper Jaffray downgraded Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) from Overweight to Neutral. Stratasys shares fell 3.44 percent to $19.95 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded Changyou.com Limited (NASDAQ: CYOU) from Neutral to Underperform. Changyou.com shares fell 0.82 percent to $29.17 in pre-market trading.
  • KLR Group downgraded Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) from Buy to Hold. Hess shares rose 0.70 percent to $59.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Boenning & Scattergood downgraded Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) from Buy to Neutral. Aqua America shares fell 0.29 percent to $34.42 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMAT) from Buy to Hold. LeMaitre Vascular shares rose 0.54 percent to close at $39.01 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at DA Davidson downgraded Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE: TER) from Buy to Neutral. Teradyne shares rose 0.89 percent to $35.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Berenberg downgraded Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) from Buy to Hold. Citrix shares gained 3.02 percent to $99.50 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • DA Davidson initiated coverage on Veritone, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI) with a Buy rating. The price target for Veritone is set to $25. Veritone shares closed at $16.87 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at Imperial Capital initiated coverage on Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. (NYSE: BCEI) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Bonanza Creek Energy is set to $37. Bonanza Creek Energy shares closed at $29.35 on Wednesday.
  • Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage on Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DOVA) with a Buy rating. The price target for Dova Pharmaceuticals is set to $65. Dova Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $24.51 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts at JP Morgan initiated coverage on HighPoint Resources Corporation (NYSE: HPR) with an Overweight rating. The price target for HighPoint Resources is set to $6.50. HighPoint Resources shares closed at $6.65 on Wednesday.
  • Lake Street initiated coverage on Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ: CLAR) with a Buy rating. The price target for Clarus is set to $10. Clarus shares closed at $6.95 on Wednesday.
  • DA Davidson initiated coverage on Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) with a Buy rating. The price target for Pegasystems is set to $72. Pegasystems shares closed at $60.60 on Wednesday.
  • Raymond James initiated coverage on Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE: OHI) with a Market Perform rating. Omega Healthcare shares closed at $25.54 on Wednesday.

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