Market Overview

Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 24, 2018

Share:

Top Upgrades

  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey upgraded Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE: BHGE) from Hold to Buy. Baker Hughes shares rose 1.54 percent to $33 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLPI) from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Gaming and Leisure Props shares fell 1.02 percent to close at $36.08 on Monday.
  • Bank of America upgraded The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) from Underperform to Buy. Mosaic shares rose 2.64 percent to $29.13 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at KeyBanc upgraded Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) from Sector Weight to Overweight. Nucor shares rose 1.92 percent to $68.00 in pre-market trading.
  • BTIG Research upgraded Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) from Neutral to Buy. Live Nation shares rose 1.06 percent to $51.55 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America upgraded Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN) from Underperform to Neutral. Werner Enterprises shares rose 4.61 percent to $42.00 in pre-market trading.

 

Top Downgrades

  • Longbow Research downgraded Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) from Buy to Neutral. Whirlpool shares fell 9.17 percent to $136.89 in pre-market trading.
  • Morgan Stanley downgraded Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Marriott shares fell 0.97 percent to $130.75 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America downgraded Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) from Buy to Neutral. Illinois Tool Works shares fell 1.37 percent to $134.40 in pre-market trading.
  • RBC Capital downgraded LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPNT) from Outperform to Sector Perform. LifePoint shares rose 35.49 percent to close at $64.90 on Monday.
  • Raymond James downgraded Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN) from Market Perform to Underperform. Infinera shares fell 4.07 percent to $8.48 in pre-market trading.
  • Imperial Capital downgraded Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE: GST) from In-Line to Underperform. Gastar Exploration shares fell 0.47 percent to $0.21 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America downgraded Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE: GIL) from Buy to Underperform. Gildan Activewear shares fell 1.88 percent to close at $28.18 on Monday.
  • Deutsche Bank downgraded Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE: TWO) from Buy to Hold. Two Harbors Investment shares fell 1.45 percent to $15.62 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James downgraded Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) from Outperform to Market Perform. Heartland shares rose 1.54 percent to close at $59.45 on Monday.

 

Top Initiations

  • Mizuho initiated coverage on Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Apache is set to $55. Apache shares closed at $44.35 on Monday.
  • Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Domo, Inc. (NASDAQ: DOMO) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Domo is set to $28. Domo shares closed at $19.30 Monday Friday.
  • Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV) with a Buy rating. The price target for ServiceMaster Global is set to $70. ServiceMaster Global closed at $58.47 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Mizuho initiated coverage on Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) with a Buy rating. The price target for Anadarko Petroleum is set to $102. Anadarko Petroleum shares closed at $71.06 on Monday.
  • DA Davidson initiated coverage on Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE: AYX) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Alteryx is set to $42. Alteryx shares closed at $43.92 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Compass Point initiated coverage on Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE: RWT) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Redwood Trust is set to $18. Redwood Trust shares closed at $17.19 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on Neuronetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: STIM) with a Buy rating. The price target for Neuronetics is set to $33. Neuronetics closed at $26.02 on Monday.
  • Compass Point initiated coverage on MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTX) with a Neutral rating. The price target for MarketAxess is set to $205. MarketAxess shares closed at $210.51 on Monday.
  • Scotia Howard Weil initiated coverage on American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE: AEP) with a Sector Perform rating. American Electric Power shares closed at $69.44 on Monday.
 

Related Articles (AEP + APA)

View Comments and Join the Discussion!

Posted-In: Initiations top upgradesUpgrades Downgrades Initiation Pre-Market Outlook Analyst Ratings

Latest Ratings

StockFirmActionPT
EWBCMorgan StanleyMaintains47.0
CLXMorgan StanleyMaintains197.0
CFGMorgan StanleyMaintains33.0
CITMorgan StanleyMaintains24.0
VRNSWedbushMaintains130.0
View the Latest Analytics Ratings
Don't Miss Any Updates!
News Directly in Your Inbox
Subscribe to:
Benzinga Premarket Activity
Get pre-market outlook, mid-day update and after-market roundup emails in your inbox.
Market in 5 Minutes
Everything you need to know about the market - quick & easy.
Fintech Focus
A daily collection of all things fintech, interesting developments and market updates.
Thank You

Thank you for subscribing! If you have any questions feel free to call us at 1-877-440-ZING or email us at vipaccounts@benzinga.com