Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 12, 2020

Upgrades

  • For Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc PLAY, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey upgraded the stock from Hold to Buy. Dave & Buster's Enter earned ($1.01) in the first quarter, compared to $1.13 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $52.11 and a 52-week-low of $4.61. Dave & Buster's Enter's stock last closed at $14.63 per share.
  • B of A Securities upgraded the stock for Sempra Energy SRE from Neutral to Buy. Sempra Energy earned $3.08 in the first quarter, compared to $1.92 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $161.87 and a 52-week-low of $88.00. Sempra Energy's stock last closed at $123.56 per share.
  • For Southwest Airlines Co LUV, Credit Suisse upgraded the stock from Neutral to Outperform. In the first quarter, Southwest Airlines showed an EPS of ($0.15), compared to $0.70 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $58.83 and a 52-week-low of $22.46. Southwest Airlines's stock last closed at $32.83 per share.
  • For Take-Two Interactive Software Inc TTWO, MKM Partners upgraded the stock from Neutral to Buy. Take-Two Interactive earned $1.50 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.78 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $149.28 and a 52-week-low of $100.00. Take-Two Interactive's stock last closed at $134.92 per share.
  • Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock for General Motors Co GM from Neutral to Buy. For the first quarter, General Motors had an EPS of $0.62, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.41. The stock has a 52-week-high of $41.90 and a 52-week-low of $14.32. General Motors's stock last closed at $26.50 per share.

 

Downgrades

  • Wolfe Research changed the rating for Merck & Co Inc MRK from Outperform to Peer Perform. Merck & Co earned $1.50 in the first quarter, compared to $1.22 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $92.64 and a 52-week-low of $65.25. Merck & Co's stock last closed at $77.36 per share.
  • Benchmark changed the rating for GrubHub Inc GRUB from Buy to Hold. GrubHub earned $0.00 in the first quarter, compared to $0.30 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $80.25 and a 52-week-low of $29.35. GrubHub's stock last closed at $61.81 per share.
  • Oppenheimer downgraded the stock for AMETEK Inc AME from Outperform to Perform. In the first quarter, AMETEK showed an EPS of $1.02, compared to $1.00 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $102.31 and a 52-week-low of $54.82. AMETEK's stock last closed at $88.14 per share.
  • BMO Capital changed the rating for Caterpillar Inc CAT from Outperform to Market Perform. For the first quarter, Caterpillar had an EPS of $1.60, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $2.94. The stock has a 52-week-high of $150.55 and a 52-week-low of $87.50. Caterpillar's stock last closed at $121.54 per share.
  • Goldman Sachs changed the rating for HollyFrontier Corp HFC from Neutral to Sell. HollyFrontier earned $0.53 in the first quarter, compared to $0.54 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $58.88 and a 52-week-low of $18.48. HollyFrontier's stock last closed at $30.29 per share.
  • Oppenheimer downgraded the stock for Roper Technologies Inc ROP from Outperform to Perform. In the first quarter, Roper Technologies showed an EPS of $3.05, compared to $3.30 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $410.41 and a 52-week-low of $240.00. Roper Technologies's stock last closed at $392.59 per share.
  • For Tesla Inc TSLA, Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock from Buy to Neutral. In the first quarter, Tesla showed an EPS of $1.14, compared to ($2.90) from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $1027.48 and a 52-week-low of $207.51. Tesla's stock last closed at $972.84 per share.
  • Morgan Stanley changed the rating for Tesla Inc TSLA from Equal-Weight to Underweight. For the first quarter, Tesla had an EPS of $1.14, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of ($2.90). The stock has a 52-week-high of $1027.48 and a 52-week-low of $207.51. Tesla's stock last closed at $972.84 per share.
  • Credit Suisse downgraded the stock for United Airlines Holdings Inc UAL from Outperform to Neutral. United Airlines Holdings earned ($2.57) in the first quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $96.03 and a 52-week-low of $17.80. United Airlines Holdings's stock last closed at $33.32 per share.
  • Credit Suisse changed the rating for Spirit Airlines Inc SAVE from Neutral to Underperform. In the first quarter, Spirit Airlines earned ($0.86). The stock has a 52-week-high of $55.21 and a 52-week-low of $7.01. Spirit Airlines's stock last closed at $16.08 per share.

 

Initiations

  • For Tivity Health Inc TVTY, Guggenheim initiated coverage, by setting the current rating at Neutral. For the first quarter, Tivity Health had an EPS of ($0.12), compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.51. The stock has a 52-week-high of $26.07 and a 52-week-low of $1.92. Tivity Health's stock last closed at $9.65 per share.
  • With a rating of Buy, Guggenheim initiated coverage on WW International Inc WW. The price target is set at $28.00 for WW International. In the first quarter, WW International earned ($0.04). The stock has a 52-week-high of $47.19 and a 52-week-low of $9.75. WW International's stock last closed at $23.35 per share.
  • With a rating of Outperform, SVB Leerink initiated coverage on Itamar Medical Ltd ITMR. The price target is set at $30.00 for Itamar Medical. The stock has a 52-week-high of $18.54 and a 52-week-low of $7.66. Itamar Medical's stock last closed at $16.01 per share.
  • BTIG initiated coverage on Guardant Health Inc GH with a Buy rating. The price target for Guardant Health is set at $100.00. For the first quarter, Guardant Health had an EPS of ($0.29), compared to year-ago quarter EPS of ($0.30). The stock has a 52-week-high of $112.22 and a 52-week-low of $55.90. Guardant Health's stock last closed at $76.44 per share.
  • With a rating of Buy, DA Davidson initiated coverage on U.S. Bancorp USB. The price target is set at $47.00 for U.S. Bancorp. In the first quarter, U.S. Bancorp showed an EPS of $0.72, compared to $1.00 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $61.11 and a 52-week-low of $28.36. U.S. Bancorp's stock last closed at $36.14 per share.
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