Market Overview

Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For February 5, 2019

Share:

Top Upgrades

  • Citigroup upgraded Legg Mason Inc (NYSE: LM) from Neutral to Buy. Legg Mason shares fell 0.2 percent to $29.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Deutsche Bank upgraded Booking Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: BKNG) from Hold to Buy. Booking shares rose 1.31 percent to close at $1,860.99 on Monday.
  • Raymond James upgraded Regenxbio Inc (NASDAQ: RGNX) from Outperform to Strong Buy. Regenxbio rose 1.8 percent to $46.22 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs upgraded Covanta Holding Corp (NYSE: CVA) from Neutral to Buy. Covanta shares rose 1.18 percent to close at $16.35 on Monday.
  • B. Riley FBR upgraded DHX Media Ltd. (NASDAQ: DHXM) from Neutral to Buy. DHX Media shares rose 4.06 percent to close at $2.05 on Monday.
  • Tudor Pickering upgraded Nine Energy Service, Inc. (NYSE: NINE) from Hold to Buy. Nine Energy shares rose 0.57 percent to close at $24.79 on Monday.

Top Downgrades

  • Deutsche Bank downgraded Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ: KHC) from Buy to Hold. Kraft Heinz shares fell 1.1 percent to $47.19 in pre-market trading.
  • UBS downgraded Principal Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ: PFG) from Neutral to Sell. Principal Financial shares rose 0.18 percent to close at $49.70 on Monday.
  • Citigroup downgraded Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) from Buy to Neutral. Albemarle shares fell 0.05 percent to $81.90 in pre-market trading.
  • Benchmark downgraded Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ: AMED) from Buy to Hold. Amedisys shares rose 3.05 percent to close at $136.64 on Monday.
  • Raymond James downgraded First Data Corp (NYSE: FDC) from Outperform to Market Perform. First Data shares rose 1.54 percent to close at $25.03 on Monday.
  • Bank of America downgraded Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) from Neutral to Underperform. Illinois Tool Works shares fell 2 percent to $135.71 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTI) from Buy to Hold. Ultimate Software shares rose 19.69 percent to close at $332.54 on Monday.
  • Citigroup downgraded Centurylink Inc (NYSE: CTL) from Neutral to Sell. CenturyLink shares fell 3.7 percent to $14.48 in pre-market trading.
  • Longbow Research downgraded Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) from Buy to Neutral. Gentex shares fell 1.4 percent to $20.65 in pre-market trading.
  • Janney Capital downgraded Rent-A-Center Inc (NASDAQ: RCII) from Buy to Neutral. Rent-A-Center shares rose 3.83 percent to close at $17.89 on Monday.

Top Initiations

  • KeyBanc initiated coverage on Waste Connections Inc (NYSE: WCN) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Waste Connections is set to $94. Waste Connections shares closed at $83.67 on Monday.
  • Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Box Inc (NYSE: BOX) with a Buy rating. The price target for Box is set to $31. Box shares closed at $21.57 on Monday.
  • Roth Capital initiated coverage on PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE: PAR) with a Buy rating. PAR Technology shares closed at $24.31 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on American International Group Inc (NYSE: AIG) with a Neutral rating. The price target for AIG is set to $46. AIG shares closed at $44.00 on Monday.
  • KeyBanc initiated coverage on Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) with an Overweight rating. Waste Management shares closed at $96.00 on Monday.
  • Analysts at KeyBanc initiated coverage on Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) with a Sector Weight rating. Republic Services closed at $77.73 on Monday.
  • Oppenheimer initiated coverage on Rocket Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: RCKT) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Rocket Pharmaceuticals is set to $39. Rocket Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $14.59 on Monday.
 

Related Articles (AIG + ALB)

View Comments and Join the Discussion!

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

Latest Ratings

StockFirmActionPT
TSLACanaccord GenuityMaintains419.0
MDGSAegisInitiates Coverage On6.0
ALGNCredit SuisseMaintains432.0
XLNXWells FargoMaintains110.0
SLGNWells FargoMaintains43.0
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