Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For February 1, 2019

Top Upgrades

  • Goldman Sachs upgraded Versum Materials Inc VSM from Sell to Neutral. Versum Materials shares rose 0.2 percent to $36.85 in pre-market trading.
  • Stephens & Co. upgraded Cooper Companies Inc COO from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Cooper Companies shares closed at $278.76 on Thursday.
  • Piper Jaffray upgraded Investors Bancorp Inc ISBC from Neutral to Overweight. Investors Bancorp shares closed at $12.14 on Thursday.
  • Barclays upgraded Baxter International Inc BAX from Underweight to Equal-Weight. Baxter shares rose 1.07 percent to close at $72.49 on Thursday.
  • BMO Capital upgraded Eldorado Gold Corp EGO from Market Perform to Outperform. Eldorado Gold shares rose 1.6 percent to $3.81 in pre-market trading.
  • Craig-Hallum upgraded MarineMax Inc HZO from Hold to Buy. MarineMax shares rose 3.4 percent to $18.39 in pre-market trading.
  • Wells Fargo upgraded Investors Bancorp Inc ISBC from Market Perform to Outperform. Investors Bancorp shares closed at $12.14 on Thursday.

 

Top Downgrades

  • Vertical Research downgraded General Electric Company GE from Buy to Hold. GE shares fell 0.7 percent to $10.09 in pre-market trading.
  • BMO Capital downgraded ManpowerGroup Inc. MAN from Outperform to Market Perform. ManpowerGroup shares fell 0.02 percent to $79.02 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan downgraded TC Pipelines, LP TCP from Neutral to Underweight. TC Pipelines shares fell 3.2 percent to close at $31.79 on Thursday.
  • Vertical Research downgraded Parker-Hannifin Corp PH from Buy to Hold. Parker Hannifin shares fell 0.8 percent to $163.50 in pre-market trading.
  • B. Riley FBR downgraded Masonite International Corp DOOR from Buy to Neutral. Masonite International shares closed at $57.20 on Thursday.
  • JMP Securities downgraded Meritage Homes Corp MTH from Outperform to Market Perform. Meritage Homes shares climbed 10.14 percent to close at $45.08 on Thursday.
  • H.C. Wainwright downgraded AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. AVEO from Buy to Neutral. AVEO Pharmaceuticals shares rose 0.1 percent to $0.70 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan downgraded DowDuPont Inc DWDP from Overweight to Neutral. DowDuPont shares fell 0.8 percent to $53.40 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded Celgene Corporation CELG from Buy to Hold. Celgene shares rose 0.1 percent to $88.55 in pre-market trading.
  • Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Arrow Electronics, Inc. ARW from Buy to Hold. Arrow Electronics shares fell 0.8 percent to $75.33 in pre-market trading.

 

Top Initiations

  • Buckingham initiated coverage on Mohawk Industries, Inc. MHK with an Underperform rating. Mohawk Industries shares closed at $128.79 on Thursday.
  • First Analysis initiated coverage on EVO Payments Inc EVOP with an Outperform rating. The price target for EVO Payments is set to $28. EVO Payments shares closed at $25.15 on Thursday.
  • Wedbush initiated coverage on Dine Brands Global Inc DIN with an Outperform rating. The price target for Dine Brands is set to $120. Dine Brands shares closed at $76.27 on Thursday.
  • DA Davidson initiated coverage on Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. CSOD with a Buy rating. Cornerstone OnDemand shares closed at $57.34 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Loop Capital i initiated coverage on Cinemark Holdings, Inc. CNK with a Hold rating. The price target for Cinemark is set to $41. Cinemark closed at $40.92 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Wedbush initiated coverage on Darden Restaurants, Inc. DRI with a Neutral rating. The price target for Darden Restaurants is set to $110. Darden Restaurants shares closed at $104.93 on Thursday.
  • Loop Capital initiated coverage on AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc AMC with a Hold rating. The price target for AMC Entertainment is set to $15. AMC Entertainment shares closed at $14.65 on Thursday.
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