Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For March 13, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Raymond James upgraded Finisar Corporation FNSR from Outperform to Strong Buy. Finisar shares rose 1.78 percent to $27.46 in pre-market trading.
  • B. Riley upgraded Kirkland's, Inc. KIRK from Neutral to Buy. Kirkland's shares gained 1.15 percent to close at $11.47 on Friday.
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded Rockwell Collins, Inc. COL from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Rockwell Collins shares rose 1.53 percent to $98.70 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital upgraded Gartner Inc IT from Outperform to Top Pick. Gartner shares gained 3.78 percent to $109.95 in pre-market trading.
  • Baird upgraded Kimco Realty Corp KIM from Neutral to Outperform. Kimco Realty shares gained 0.23 percent to close at $21.64 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Targa Resources Corp TRGP from Hold to Buy. Targa Resources shares rose 0.36 percent to close at $55.72 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Janney Capital upgraded Acorda Therapeutics Inc ACOR from Neutral to Buy. Acorda Therapeutics shares rose 1.78 percent to $28.65 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse upgraded Scorpio Bulkers Inc SALT from Neutral to Outperform. Scorpio Bulkers shares rose 5.23 percent to $8.05 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs upgraded Blueprint Medicines Corp BPMC from Neutral to Buy. Blueprint Medicines shares climbed 8.53 percent to close at $39.32 on Friday.
  • JP Morgan upgraded Geopark Ltd GPRK from Neutral to Overweight. Geopark shares fell 0.16 percent to close at $6.10 on Friday.


Top Downgrades

  • Deutsche Bank downgraded American International Group Inc AIG from Hold to Sell. AIG shares slipped 1.38 percent to $62.21 in pre-market trading.
  • JMP Securities downgraded Patriot National Inc PN from Market Outperform to Market Perform. Patriot National shares gained 5.23 percent to close at $3.42 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded Boeing Co BA from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Boeing shares fell 0.85 percent to $177.18 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Telsey Advisory Group downgraded GameStop Corp. GME from Outperform to Market Perform. GameStop shares declined 0.79 percent to $24.98 in pre-market trading.
  • RBC Capital downgraded Aramark ARMK from Top Pick to Outperform. Aramark shares rose 0.58 percent to close at $36.52 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded Johnson Controls International plc JCI from Buy to Neutral. Johnson Controls shares rose 1 percent to close at $41.23 on Friday.
  • Citigroup downgraded Unum Group UNM from Buy to Neutral. Unum shares fell 0.02 percent to close at $48.81 on Friday.
  • Williams Financial downgraded Silver Spring Networks Inc SSNI from Buy to Hold. Silver Spring Networks shares fell 5.57 percent to $10.51 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Wells Fargo initiated coverage on John Bean Technologies Corp JBT with a Outperform rating. John Bean Technologies shares closed at $88.05 on Friday.
  • Analysts at B. Riley initiated coverage on Six Flags Entertainment Corp SIX with a Buy rating. The price target for Six Flags is set to $67. Six Flags shares closed at $59.70 on Friday.
  • Analysts at UBS initiated coverage on E*TRADE Financial Corp ETFC with a Buy rating. The price target for E*TRADE is set to $43. E*TRADE shares closed at $35.15 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on Health Insurance Innovations Inc HIIQ with a Buy rating. Health Insurance Innovations shares closed at $15.75 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies initiated coverage of Ferrari N.V. RACE with a Buy rating. Ferrari shares closed at $65.73 on Friday.
  • Analysts at B. Riley initiated coverage on CoStar Group Inc CSGP with a Buy rating. The price target for CoStar Group is set to $231. CoStar Group shares closed at $205.18 on Friday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies assumed coverage of Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc XENE with a Buy rating. The price target for Xenon Pharmaceuticals is set to $13. Xenon Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $8.35 on Friday.
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