Benzinga's Top Ratings Upgrades, Downgrades For March 4, 2022

Upgrades

According to Susquehanna, the prior rating for Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc KNX was changed from Neutral to Positive. Knight-Swift earned $1.61 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.94 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $62.29 and a 52-week-low of $43.53. At the end of the last trading period, Knight-Swift closed at $54.76.

According to 86 Research, the prior rating for Weibo Corp WB was changed from Hold to Buy. In the fourth quarter, Weibo showed an EPS of $0.83, compared to $0.92 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $64.70 and a 52-week-low of $26.47. Weibo closed at $27.28 at the end of the last trading period.

For HEXO Corp HEXO, Canaccord Genuity upgraded the previous rating of Hold to Speculative Buy. HEXO earned $0.46 in the first quarter, compared to $0.04 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $8.50 and a 52-week-low of $0.46. At the end of the last trading period, HEXO closed at $0.60.

For Logitech International SA LOGI, Loop Capital upgraded the previous rating of Hold to Buy. Logitech International earned $1.55 in the third quarter, compared to $2.45 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Logitech International shows a 52-week-high of $140.17 and a 52-week-low of $69.92. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $76.02.

For Schneider National Inc SNDR, Susquehanna upgraded the previous rating of Neutral to Positive. Schneider National earned $0.76 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.44 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $27.50 and a 52-week-low of $20.48. Schneider National closed at $26.79 at the end of the last trading period.

For Smith & Nephew PLC SNN, Redburn Partners upgraded the previous rating of Sell to Neutral. NoneThe stock has a 52-week-high of $44.47 and a 52-week-low of $31.55. At the end of the last trading period, Smith & Nephew closed at $33.95.

Deutsche Bank upgraded the previous rating for Six Flags Entertainment Corp SIX from Hold to Buy. In the fourth quarter, Six Flags Entertainment showed an EPS of $0.02, compared to $1.00 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Six Flags Entertainment shows a 52-week-high of $51.75 and a 52-week-low of $35.75. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $41.69.

Mizuho upgraded the previous rating for Pentair PLC PNR from Underperform to Neutral. In the fourth quarter, Pentair showed an EPS of $0.87, compared to $0.70 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $80.40 and a 52-week-low of $54.10. At the end of the last trading period, Pentair closed at $58.67.

According to MKM Partners, the prior rating for Take-Two Interactive Software Inc TTWO was changed from Neutral to Buy. In the third quarter, Take-Two Interactive showed an EPS of $1.32, compared to $1.24 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Take-Two Interactive shows a 52-week-high of $195.82 and a 52-week-low of $138.19. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $158.20.

According to Deutsche Bank, the prior rating for Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc MDRX was changed from Hold to Buy. For the fourth quarter, Allscripts Healthcare had an EPS of $0.79, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.29. The stock has a 52-week-high of $21.95 and a 52-week-low of $13.05. At the end of the last trading period, Allscripts Healthcare closed at $20.97.

For AeroVironment Inc AVAV, Canaccord Genuity upgraded the previous rating of Hold to Buy. AeroVironment earned $0.32 in the third quarter, compared to $0.14 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $128.98 and a 52-week-low of $52.03. At the end of the last trading period, AeroVironment closed at $72.98.

Canaccord Genuity upgraded the previous rating for Tilray Brands Inc TLRY from Hold to Buy. The stock has a 52-week-high of $31.34 and a 52-week-low of $5.15. At the end of the last trading period, Tilray Brands closed at $5.42.

For Orthofix Medical Inc OFIX, Stifel upgraded the previous rating of Hold to Buy. Orthofix Medical earned $0.27 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.44 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Orthofix Medical shows a 52-week-high of $47.89 and a 52-week-low of $28.64. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $33.63.

According to Goldman Sachs, the prior rating for Equitrans Midstream Corp ETRN was changed from Neutral to Buy. For the fourth quarter, Equitrans Midstream had an EPS of $0.07, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.31. The current stock performance of Equitrans Midstream shows a 52-week-high of $11.52 and a 52-week-low of $5.87. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $6.93.

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Downgrades

For Marvell Technology Inc MRVL, Summit Insights Group downgraded the previous rating of Buy to Hold. For the fourth quarter, Marvell Technology had an EPS of $0.50, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.29. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $93.85 and a 52-week-low of $37.92. Marvell Technology closed at $65.20 at the end of the last trading period.

For Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc CNSL, Wells Fargo downgraded the previous rating of Overweight to Equal-Weight. In the fourth quarter, Consolidated Comms Hldgs showed an EPS of $0.13, compared to $0.12 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Consolidated Comms Hldgs shows a 52-week-high of $9.89 and a 52-week-low of $5.33. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $5.76.

According to Raymond James, the prior rating for Renewable Energy Group Inc REGI was changed from Outperform to Market Perform. For the fourth quarter, Renewable Energy Gr had an EPS of $1.03, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.60. The current stock performance of Renewable Energy Gr shows a 52-week-high of $85.68 and a 52-week-low of $32.54. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $61.26.

For Sea Ltd SE, JP Morgan downgraded the previous rating of Overweight to Neutral. In the fourth quarter, Sea showed an EPS of $0.88, compared to $0.87 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $372.70 and a 52-week-low of $108.82. Sea closed at $110.04 at the end of the last trading period.

HC Wainwright & Co. downgraded the previous rating for Entasis Therapeutics Holdings Inc ETTX from Buy to Neutral. Entasis Therapeutics Hldg earned $0.25 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.13 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $3.88 and a 52-week-low of $1.40. Entasis Therapeutics Hldg closed at $1.75 at the end of the last trading period.

For Hub Group Inc HUBG, Susquehanna downgraded the previous rating of Positive to Neutral. In the fourth quarter, Hub Group showed an EPS of $2.48, compared to $0.81 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $87.20 and a 52-week-low of $58.38. Hub Group closed at $85.43 at the end of the last trading period.

Truist Securities downgraded the previous rating for AMERISAFE Inc AMSF from Buy to Hold. AMERISAFE earned $0.00 in the fourth quarter, compared to $1.47 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $67.10 and a 52-week-low of $44.06. AMERISAFE closed at $48.06 at the end of the last trading period.

B of A Securities downgraded the previous rating for Velo3D Inc VLD from Neutral to Underperform. The stock has a 52-week-high of $13.18 and a 52-week-low of $4.88. At the end of the last trading period, Velo3D closed at $7.13.

Citigroup downgraded the previous rating for Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc CNSL from Neutral to Sell. For the fourth quarter, Consolidated Comms Hldgs had an EPS of $0.13, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.12. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $9.89 and a 52-week-low of $5.33. Consolidated Comms Hldgs closed at $5.76 at the end of the last trading period.

According to SVB Leerink, the prior rating for Recursion Pharmaceuticals Inc RXRX was changed from Outperform to Market Perform. Recursion Pharmaceuticals earned $0.28 in the third quarter, compared to $1.09 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Recursion Pharmaceuticals shows a 52-week-high of $42.81 and a 52-week-low of $9.46. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $9.70.

MKM Partners downgraded the previous rating for Zynga Inc ZNGA from Buy to Neutral. Zynga earned $0.09 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.09 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $11.49 and a 52-week-low of $5.57. At the end of the last trading period, Zynga closed at $9.14.

According to RBC Capital, the prior rating for Bright Health Group Inc BHG was changed from Outperform to Sector Perform. The current stock performance of Bright Health Gr shows a 52-week-high of $17.93 and a 52-week-low of $2.04. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $2.20.

Raymond James downgraded the previous rating for Best Buy Co Inc BBY from Outperform to Market Perform. In the fourth quarter, Best Buy Co showed an EPS of $2.73, compared to $3.48 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $141.97 and a 52-week-low of $85.58. At the end of the last trading period, Best Buy Co closed at $110.14.

Goldman Sachs downgraded the previous rating for DT Midstream Inc DTM from Buy to Neutral. DT Midstream earned $0.89 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.75 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $56.45 and a 52-week-low of $38.46. DT Midstream closed at $55.54 at the end of the last trading period.

For Advantage Solutions Inc ADV, Goldman Sachs downgraded the previous rating of Buy to Neutral. In the fourth quarter, Advantage Solutions showed an EPS of $0.24, compared to $0.16 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $13.22 and a 52-week-low of $6.09. Advantage Solutions closed at $6.50 at the end of the last trading period.

For Village Farms International Inc VFF, Stifel downgraded the previous rating of Buy to Hold. In the fourth quarter, Village Farms Intl showed an EPS of $0.03, compared to $0.14 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $17.97 and a 52-week-low of $4.49. At the end of the last trading period, Village Farms Intl closed at $5.18.

For Vicarious Surgical Inc RBOT, Piper Sandler downgraded the previous rating of Overweight to Neutral. The stock has a 52-week-high of $15.79 and a 52-week-low of $4.67. At the end of the last trading period, Vicarious Surgical closed at $5.88.

Jefferies downgraded the previous rating for Cambium Networks Corp CMBM from Buy to Hold. Cambium Networks earned $0.16 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.38 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Cambium Networks shows a 52-week-high of $66.40 and a 52-week-low of $18.95. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $27.29.

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Initiations

Barrington Research initiated coverage on HireQuest Inc HQI with an Outperform rating. The price target for HireQuest is set to $29.00. For the third quarter, HireQuest had an EPS of $0.23, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.15. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $25.69 and a 52-week-low of $14.50. HireQuest closed at $17.02 at the end of the last trading period.

Raymond James initiated coverage on Parsons Corp PSN with an Outperform rating. The price target for Parsons Corp is set to $43.00. In the fourth quarter, Parsons Corp showed an EPS of $0.55, compared to $0.51 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $44.94 and a 52-week-low of $29.25. At the end of the last trading period, Parsons Corp closed at $35.05.

Jefferies initiated coverage on Adicet Bio Inc ACET with a Buy rating. The price target for Adicet Bio is set to $27.00. In the third quarter, Adicet Bio showed an EPS of $0.44, compared to $2.84 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $18.49 and a 52-week-low of $6.25. Adicet Bio closed at $12.31 at the end of the last trading period.

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