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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For April 27, 2018

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Top Upgrades

  • Bernstein upgraded Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) from Underperform to Market Perform. Intel shares rose 5.77 percent $56.11 in pre-market trading.
  • HSBC upgraded NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) from Hold to Buy. Nike shares rose 0.15 percent to $68.15 in pre-market trading.
  • Buckingham upgraded American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) from Underperform to Neutral. AIG shares gained 0.29 percent to $55.72 in pre-market trading.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey upgraded NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) from Hold to Buy. NXP Semiconductors shares rose 1.47 percent to $104.00 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan upgraded Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) from Neutral to Overweight. Microsoft shares rose 3.69 percent to $97.74 in pre-market trading.
  • Wedbush upgraded Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) from Neutral to Outperform. Splunk shares rose 1.52 percent to $102.45 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital upgraded Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) from Underperform to Market Perform. Bristol-Myers shares rose 0.50 percent to $52.30 in pre-market trading.
  • RBC Capital upgraded Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) from Sector Perform to Outperform. Brinker shares rose 1.85 percent to close at $41.37 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at DA Davidson upgraded KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) from Neutral to Buy. KBR shares rose 3.81 percent to close at $16.60 on Thursday.
  • Oppenheimer upgraded Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO) from Perform to Outperform. Tractor Supply shares rose 1.08 percent to $67.38 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • Maxim Group downgraded Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) from Buy to Hold. Chipotle shares fell 1.06 percent to $418.55 in pre-market trading.
  • JMP Securities downgraded Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) from Market Outperform to Market Perform. Symantec shares fell 0.66 percent to $28.45 in pre-market trading.
  • Longbow Research downgraded CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX) from Buy to Neutral. Cemex shares fell 2.57 percent to close at $6.45 on Thursday.
  • Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded Oaktree Capital Group, LLC (NYSE: OAK) from Outperform to Market Perform. Oaktree Capital shares fell 1.46 percent to close at $40.45 on Thursday.
  • Raymond James downgraded Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG) from Outperform to Market Perform. Chegg shares rose 0.09 percent to $21.70 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Societe Generale downgraded California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) from Buy to Hold. California Resources shares fell 0.63 percent to $25.10 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James downgraded Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ: FLEX) from Strong Buy to Market Perform. Flex shares dropped 18.93 percent to $13.49 in pre-market trading.
  • BWS Financial downgraded ATN International Inc (NASDAQ: ATNI) from Hold to Sell. ATN International shares fell 7.69 percent to close at $61.20 on Tuesday.
  • JP Morgan downgraded Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE: OIS) from Overweight to Neutral. Oil States shares fell 1.08 percent to $36.75 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on Jounce Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNCE) with a Buy rating. The price target for Jounce Therapeutics is set to $33. Jounce Therapeutics shares closed at $20.57 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Roth Capital initiated coverage on Gaia, Inc. (NASDAQ: GAIA) with a Buy rating. The price target for Gaia is set to $21. Gaia shares closed at $15.00 on Thursday.

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