Benzinga's Top Ratings Upgrades, Downgrades For November 12, 2021

Benzinga's Top Ratings Upgrades, Downgrades For November 12, 2021

 

Upgrades

  • For Blink Charging Co BLNK, Roth Capital upgraded the previous rating of Neutral to Buy. In the third quarter, Blink Charging showed an EPS of $0.36, compared to $0.12 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $64.50 and a 52-week-low of $9.21. At the end of the last trading period, Blink Charging closed at $35.51.
  • Deutsche Bank upgraded the previous rating for Penn National Gaming Inc PENN from Sell to Hold. In the third quarter, Penn National Gaming showed an EPS of $0.52, compared to $0.93 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Penn National Gaming shows a 52-week-high of $142.00 and a 52-week-low of $55.65. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $58.19.
  • According to Jefferies, the prior rating for GlycoMimetics Inc GLYC was changed from Hold to Buy. For the third quarter, GlycoMimetics had an EPS of $0.34, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.29. The stock has a 52-week-high of $4.40 and a 52-week-low of $1.78. At the end of the last trading period, GlycoMimetics closed at $2.03.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded the previous rating for Cognex Corp CGNX from Underweight to Equal-Weight. For the third quarter, Cognex had an EPS of $0.40, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.47. The stock has a 52-week-high of $101.82 and a 52-week-low of $69.70. At the end of the last trading period, Cognex closed at $80.27.
  • According to Raymond James, the prior rating for Radius Global Infrastructure Inc RADI was changed from Outperform to Strong Buy. In the third quarter, Radius Global Infr showed an EPS of $0.11, compared to $0.66 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Radius Global Infr shows a 52-week-high of $18.25 and a 52-week-low of $7.91. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $17.29.
  • According to Stifel, the prior rating for CSI Compressco LP CCLP was changed from Sell to Hold. CSI Compressco earned $0.30 in the third quarter, compared to $0.25 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $2.35 and a 52-week-low of $0.77. CSI Compressco closed at $1.42 at the end of the last trading period.
  • For James River Group Holdings Ltd JRVR, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgraded the previous rating of Market Perform to Outperform. For the third quarter, James River Gr Hldgs had an EPS of $0.72, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.56. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $56.10 and a 52-week-low of $28.16. James River Gr Hldgs closed at $28.18 at the end of the last trading period.

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Downgrades

  • JP Morgan downgraded the previous rating for Acutus Medical Inc AFIB from Neutral to Underweight. Acutus Medical earned $0.87 in the third quarter, compared to $0.91 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $34.35 and a 52-week-low of $6.45. Acutus Medical closed at $6.66 at the end of the last trading period.
  • According to Wedbush, the prior rating for NVIDIA Corp NVDA was changed from Outperform to Neutral. NVIDIA earned $1.04 in the second quarter, compared to $0.55 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $323.10 and a 52-week-low of $115.67. NVIDIA closed at $303.90 at the end of the last trading period.
  • For Celsius Holdings Inc CELH, Credit Suisse downgraded the previous rating of Outperform to Neutral. Celsius Holdings earned $0.03 in the third quarter, compared to $0.06 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $110.22 and a 52-week-low of $23.80. At the end of the last trading period, Celsius Holdings closed at $97.71.
  • According to B of A Securities, the prior rating for National Vision Holdings Inc EYE was changed from Buy to Underperform. For the third quarter, National Vision Holdings had an EPS of $0.38, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.54. The stock has a 52-week-high of $65.92 and a 52-week-low of $41.03. At the end of the last trading period, National Vision Holdings closed at $53.13.
  • According to Morgan Stanley, the prior rating for HOOKIPA Pharma Inc HOOK was changed from Overweight to Equal-Weight. In the third quarter, HOOKIPA Pharma showed an EPS of $0.61, compared to $0.53 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of HOOKIPA Pharma shows a 52-week-high of $20.00 and a 52-week-low of $4.32. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $4.33.
  • For Bright Health Group Inc BHG, Morgan Stanley downgraded the previous rating of Overweight to Equal-Weight. Bright Health Gr earned $0.48 in the third quarter, compared to $0.43 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Bright Health Gr shows a 52-week-high of $17.93 and a 52-week-low of $4.92. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $4.94.
  • According to Stifel, the prior rating for GrowGeneration Corp GRWG was changed from Buy to Hold. For the third quarter, GrowGeneration had an EPS of $0.07, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.06. The stock has a 52-week-high of $67.75 and a 52-week-low of $18.90. At the end of the last trading period, GrowGeneration closed at $22.58.
  • According to BTIG, the prior rating for Lordstown Motors Corp RIDE was changed from Buy to Neutral. For the third quarter, Lordstown Motors had an EPS of $0.54, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.57. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $31.57 and a 52-week-low of $4.64. Lordstown Motors closed at $6.89 at the end of the last trading period.
  • According to BMO Capital, the prior rating for Greif Inc GEF was changed from Outperform to Market Perform. For the third quarter, Greif had an EPS of $1.93, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.85. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $72.00 and a 52-week-low of $44.11. Greif closed at $70.94 at the end of the last trading period.
  • According to Goldman Sachs, the prior rating for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co HPE was changed from Neutral to Sell. In the third quarter, Hewlett Packard showed an EPS of $0.47, compared to $0.32 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $16.74 and a 52-week-low of $9.53. Hewlett Packard closed at $15.94 at the end of the last trading period.

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Initiations

  • B. Riley Securities initiated coverage on Caesars Entertainment Inc CZR with a Buy rating. The price target for Caesars Entertainment is set to $191.00. For the third quarter, Caesars Entertainment had an EPS of $0.53, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $4.95. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $119.81 and a 52-week-low of $56.76. Caesars Entertainment closed at $101.89 at the end of the last trading period.
  • For DigitalOcean Holdings Inc DOCN, William Blair initiated coverage, by setting the current rating at Outperform. In the third quarter, DigitalOcean Holdings earned $0.12. The current stock performance of DigitalOcean Holdings shows a 52-week-high of $117.78 and a 52-week-low of $35.35. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $114.29.
  • Benchmark initiated coverage on Del Taco Restaurants Inc TACO with a Buy rating. The price target for Del Taco Restaurants is set to $14.00. In the third quarter, Del Taco Restaurants showed an EPS of $0.11, compared to $0.16 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $11.99 and a 52-week-low of $7.92. At the end of the last trading period, Del Taco Restaurants closed at $8.53.
  • For El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc LOCO, Benchmark initiated coverage, by setting the current rating at Hold. El Pollo Loco Holdings earned $0.27 in the third quarter, compared to $0.28 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $21.96 and a 52-week-low of $14.53. At the end of the last trading period, El Pollo Loco Holdings closed at $14.93.
  • Benchmark initiated coverage on Papa John's International Inc PZZA with a Buy rating. The price target for Papa John's International is set to $145.00. Papa John's International earned $0.83 in the third quarter, compared to $0.35 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Papa John's International shows a 52-week-high of $140.68 and a 52-week-low of $77.00. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $129.96.
  • For Domino's Pizza Inc DPZ, Benchmark initiated coverage, by setting the current rating at Hold. Domino's Pizza earned $3.24 in the third quarter, compared to $2.49 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $548.72 and a 52-week-low of $319.71. At the end of the last trading period, Domino's Pizza closed at $506.96.
  • JP Morgan initiated coverage on Nerdy Inc NRDY with an Overweight rating. The price target for Nerdy is set to $12.00. Nerdy earned $0.16 in the second quarter. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $7.78.
  • With a Neutral rating, Piper Sandler initiated coverage on Eastman Chemical Co EMN. The price target seems to have been set at $126.00 for Eastman Chemical. For the third quarter, Eastman Chemical had an EPS of $2.46, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.57. The stock has a 52-week-high of $130.47 and a 52-week-low of $90.09. At the end of the last trading period, Eastman Chemical closed at $115.19.
  • Piper Sandler initiated coverage on Celanese Corp CE with an Overweight rating. The price target for Celanese is set to $200.00. In the third quarter, Celanese showed an EPS of $4.82, compared to $1.95 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $174.04 and a 52-week-low of $115.42. Celanese closed at $170.55 at the end of the last trading period.
  • With an Overweight rating, Piper Sandler initiated coverage on AdvanSix Inc ASIX. The price target seems to have been set at $58.00 for AdvanSix. For the third quarter, AdvanSix had an EPS of $1.51, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.02. The current stock performance of AdvanSix shows a 52-week-high of $50.69 and a 52-week-low of $16.20. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $49.57.

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