Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For August 25, 2017

Top Upgrades

  • Analysts at Susquehanna upgraded Splunk Inc SPLK from Neutral to Positive. Splunk shares rose 9.65 percent to $66.10 in pre-market trading.
  • Longbow Research upgraded A Schulman Inc SHLM from Neutral to Buy. A. Schulman shares closed at $30.55 on Thursday.
  • RBC Capital upgraded Oceaneering International OII from Underperform to Outperform. Oceaneering International shares fell 0.22 percent to close at $22.28 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at RBC Capital upgraded Transocean LTD RIG from Underperform to Sector Perform. Transocean shares rose 1.69 percent to $7.83 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at KeyBanc upgraded Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. BECN from Sector Weight to Overweight. Beacon Roofing shares gained 9.84 percent to close at $43.54 on Thursday.
  • Jefferies upgraded Expedia Inc EXPE from Hold to Buy. Expedia shares rose 1.25 percent to close at $149.94 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Bank of America upgraded VMware, Inc. VMW from Neutral to Buy. VMware shares rose 1.66 percent to $102.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Wedbush upgraded Starbucks Corporation SBUX from Neutral to Outperform. Starbucks shares rose 1.22 percent to $54.60 in pre-market trading.
  • Raymond James upgraded Dollar Tree, Inc. DLTR from Market Perform to Strong Buy. Dollar Tree shares rose 1.91 percent to $ 80.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Citigroup upgraded Abercrombie & Fitch Co. ANF from Neutral to Buy. Abercrombie & Fitch shares rose 2.13 percent to $11.49 in pre-market trading.


Top Downgrades

  • Argus downgraded Domino's Pizza, Inc. DPZ from Buy to Hold. Domino's shares fell 0.16 percent to $183.00 in pre-market trading.
  • Analysts at BMO Capital downgraded Ulta Beauty Inc ULTA from Outperform to Market Perform. Ulta Beauty shares fell 5.22 percent to $221.50 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded Tripadvisor Inc TRIP from Hold to Underperform. TripAdvisor shares fell 1.78 percent to $42.55 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded Twitter Inc TWTR from Buy to Hold. Twitter shares fell 1.30 percent to $16.67 in pre-market trading.
  • KeyBanc downgraded Pool Corporation POOL from Overweight to Sector Weight. Pool shares declined 0.97 percent to $102.01 in pre-market trading.
  • Jefferies downgraded Shutterstock Inc SSTK from Hold to Underperform. Shutterstock shares fell 1.28 percent to close at $ 33.08 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Credit Suisse downgraded Hormel Foods Corp HRL from Outperform to Neutral. Hormel Foods shares fell 0.62 percent to $31.89 in pre-market trading.


Top Initiations

  • Analysts at Raymond James initiated coverage on WEX Inc WEX with an Outperform rating. The price target for WEX is set to $115. WEX shares closed at $105.04 on Thursday.
  • H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc JAZZ with a Neutral rating. The price target for Jazz Pharmaceuticals is set to $144. Jazz Pharmaceuticals shares closed at $148.32 on Thursday.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated coverage on Nabriva Therapeutics plc NBRV with a Buy rating. The price target for Nabriva Therapeutics is set to $20. Nabriva Therapeutics shares closed at $8.02 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies initiated coverage on Intuit Inc. INTU with a Buy rating. The price target for Intuit is set to $157. Intuit shares closed at $135.33 on Thursday.
  • Loop Capital initiated coverage on NetApp Inc. NTAP with a Hold rating. The price target for NetApp is set to $41. NetApp shares closed at $38.81 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Jefferies initiated coverage of Adobe Systems Incorporated ADBE with a Buy rating. The price target for Adobe is set to $175. Adobe shares closed at $150.81 on Thursday.
  • Analysts at Loop Capital initiated coverage on CVS Health Corp CVS with a Hold rating. The price target for CVS Health is set to $83. CVS Health shares closed at $75.39 on Thursday.
  • Jefferies initiated coverage on Godaddy Inc GDDY with a Buy rating. The price target for Godaddy is set to $55. Godaddy shares closed at $43.54 on Thursday.
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