Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For August 15, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs upgraded GoPro Inc GPRO from Sell to Neutral. GoPro shares rose 3.70 percent to $10.10 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald upgraded Snap Inc SNAP from Neutral to Overweight. Snap shares rose 3.57 percent to $13.05 in pre-market trading.
  • Deutsche Bank upgraded Wynn Resorts, Limited WYNN from Hold to Buy. Wynn Resorts shares rose 2.45 percent to $131.32 in pre-market trading.
  • Piper Jaffray upgraded IBERIABANK Corp IBKC from Neutral to Overweight. IBERIABANK shares rose 1.07 percent to $80.05 in pre-market trading.
  • Guggenheim upgraded Nabors Industries Ltd. NBR from Neutral to Buy. Nabors Industries shares rose 2.56 percent to $6.80 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at Longbow Research upgraded NetApp Inc. NTAP from Neutral to Buy. NetApp shares gained 1.69 percent to $42.74 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at FBR Capital upgraded American Eagle Outfitters AEO from Neutral to Buy. American Eagle shares gained 0.18 percent to $10.98 in pre-market trading.
  • JP Morgan upgraded Cabot Corp CBT from Neutral to Overweight. Cabot shares gained 0.70 percent to close at $51.94 on Monday.
  • Cantor Fitzgerald upgraded Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc MDRX from Neutral to Overweight. Allscripts Healthcare shares rose 0.47 percent to close at $12.73 on Monday.
  • Jefferies upgraded Sabra Health Care REIT Inc SBRA from Hold to Buy. Sabra Health Care shares rose 2.38 percent to $22.38 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • Analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded Corning Incorporated GLW from Neutral to Sell. Corning shares fell 3.06 percent to $28.51 in pre-market trading.
  • Oppenheimer downgraded Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc ZYNE from Outperform to Perform. Zynerba Pharma shares fell 1.87 percent to $6.30 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America downgraded Deere & Company DE from Buy to Neutral. Deere shares fell 1.61 percent to $126.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Goldman Sachs downgraded Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) SAN from Buy to Neutral. Banco Santander shares fell 0.46 percent to $6.56 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc ZYNE from Buy to Hold. Zynerba Pharma shares fell 1.87 percent to $6.30 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital downgraded Rio Tinto Plc Common Stock RIO from Top Pick to Outperform. Rio Tinto shares fell 0.46 percent to $6.56 in pre-market trading.
  • WBB Securities downgraded LivaNova PLC LIVN from Hold to Sell. LivaNova shares fell 0.64 percent to $61.85 in pre-market trading.
  • Bank of America downgraded Uniti Group Inc UNIT from Buy to Neutral. Uniti Group shares dropped 3.27 percent to $19.50 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Imperial Capital initiated coverage on Ring Energy Inc REI with an Outperform rating. The price target for Ring Energy is set to $18. Ring Energy shares closed at $13.21 on Monday.
  • Jefferies initiated coverage on PetIQ Inc PETQ with a Hold rating. The price target for PetIQ is set to $25. PetIQ shares closed at $22.87 on Monday.
  • Wedbush initiated coverage on Steven Madden, Ltd SHOO with an Outperform rating. The price target for Steven Madden is set to $48. Steven Madden shares closed at $43.15 on Monday.
  • JP Morgan initiated coverage on Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc DFIN with a Neutral rating. The price target for Donnelley Financial is set to $24. Donnelley Financial shares closed at $21.20 on Monday.
  • Citigroup initiated coverage of Calyxt Inc CLXT with a Buy rating. The price target for Calyxt is set to $16. Calyxt shares closed at $12.25 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Ecolab Inc. ECL with an Equal-Weight rating. The price target for Ecolab is set to $140. Ecolab shares closed at $131.46 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Raymond James initiated coverage on Freeport-McMoRan Inc FCX with a Market Perform rating. The price target for Freeport-McMoRan is set to $15. Freeport-McMoRan shares closed at $14.15 on Monday.
  • Drexel Hamilton initiated coverage on Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc KTOS with a Buy rating. The price target for Kratos Defense & Security is set to $14. Kratos Defense & Security shares closed at $12.72 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Wedbush initiated coverage of Shoe Carnival, Inc. SCVL with an Outperform rating. The price target for Shoe Carnival is set to $21. Shoe Carnival shares closed at $16.68 on Monday.
  • Analysts at Maxim Group initiated coverage on Interpace Diagnostics Group Inc IDXG with a Buy rating. The price target for Interpace Diagnostics is set to $5. Interpace Diagnostics shares closed at $0.830 on Monday.
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