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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 4, 2018

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Top Upgrades

  • Gordon Haskett upgraded Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) from Accumulate to Buy. Dollar General shares rose 0.75 percent to $89.93 in pre-market trading.
  • Credit Suisse upgraded Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) from Neutral to Outperform. Whirlpool shares rose 2.57 percent to $149.05 in pre-market trading.
  • Pivotal Research upgraded Discovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) from Hold to Buy. Discovery shares rose 1.24 percent to $21.21 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at HSBC upgraded Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE: BUD) from Hold to Buy. Anheuser-Busch InBev shares rose 3.62 percent to $96.80 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James upgraded PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE: PBF) from Market Perform to Outperform. PBF Energy shares rose 3.16 percent to close at $48.67 on Friday.
  • Chardan Capital upgraded Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY) from Neutral to Buy. Tivity Health shares fell 3.28 percent to close at $33.90 on Friday.
  • KeyBanc upgraded NorthWestern Corporation (NYSE: NWE) from Sector Weight to Overweight. NorthWestern shares fell 2.72 percent to close at $53.00 on Thursday.
  • DA Davidson upgraded CSS Industries, Inc. (NYSE: CSS) from Neutral to Buy. CSS Industries shares rose 0.19 percent to close at $16.18 on Friday.


Top Downgrades

  • Loop Capital downgraded Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) from Buy to Hold. Big Lots shares fell 0.75 percent to $38.40 in pre-market trading.
  • Wells Fargo downgraded The Trade Desk, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD) from Outperform to Market Perform. Trade Desk shares fell 1.32 percent to $85.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Gordon Haskett downgraded Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) from Buy to Accumulate. Dollar Tree shares fell 0.04 percent to $81.25 in pre-market trading.
  • Societe Generale downgraded Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) from Buy to Hold. Petrobras shares rose 4.54 percent to $10.59 in pre-market trading.
  • Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded National General Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NGHC) from Outperform to Market Perform. National General shares rose 1.02 percent to close at $27.66 on Friday.
  • Pivotal Research downgraded WPP plc (NYSE: WPP) from Buy to Hold. WPP shares rose 1.37 percent to $84.31 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Viper Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ: VNOM) from Buy to Hold. Viper Energy Partners shares fell 6.69 percent to close at $30.40 on Friday.
  • BTIG Research downgraded Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: TCMD) from Buy to Neutral. Tactile Systems shares rose 1.63 percent to close at $50.44 on Friday.
  • Bank of America downgraded Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX) from Buy to Underperform. Colfax shares fell 9.55 percent to $27.83 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan downgraded Jounce Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNCE) from Overweight to Neutral. Jounce Therapeutics shares fell 18.79 percent to $9.12 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VYGR) with a Buy rating. The price target for Voyager Therapeutics is set to $30. Voyager Therapeutics shares closed at $20.41 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Piper Jaffray initiated coverage on Evolent Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVH) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Evolent Health is set to $30. Evolent Health shares closed at $19.80 on Friday.
  • BMO Capital initiated coverage on Evelo Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVLO) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Evelo Biosciences is set to $26. Evelo Biosciences shares closed at $15.97 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Keefe Bruyette & Woods initiated coverage on AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EQH) with an Outperform rating. The price target for AXA Equitable Holdings is set to $27. AXA Equitable Holdings closed at $21.54 on Friday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: WH) with a Buy rating. The price target for Wyndham Hotels is set to $68. Wyndham Hotels shares closed at $61.40 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Ventas is set to $56. Ventas shares closed at $54.84 on Friday.
  • JP Morgan initiated coverage on Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Five Below is set to $87. Five Below shares closed at $71.39 on Friday.
  • Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EQH) with a Buy rating. The price target for AXA Equitable is set to $25. AXA Equitable Holdings closed at $21.54 on Friday.
  • Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Evelo Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVLO) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Evelo Biosciences is set to $29. Evelo Biosciences shares closed at $15.97 on Friday.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital initiated coverage on Select Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SEM) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Select Energy is set to $20. Select Energy shares closed at $13.45 on Friday.

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