Benzinga's Top Ratings Upgrades, Downgrades For February 15, 2022

Upgrades

For Blue Bird Corp BLBD, Roth Capital upgraded the previous rating of Neutral to Buy. Blue Bird earned $0.07 in the first quarter, compared to $0.00 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $28.90 and a 52-week-low of $13.79. At the end of the last trading period, Blue Bird closed at $17.12.

For GreenPower Motor Company Inc GP, Roth Capital upgraded the previous rating of Neutral to Buy. GreenPower Motor Co earned $0.13 in the third quarter, compared to $0.11 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $32.50 and a 52-week-low of $4.91. GreenPower Motor Co closed at $6.06 at the end of the last trading period.

B of A Securities upgraded the previous rating for DTE Energy Co DTE from Underperform to Buy. In the fourth quarter, DTE Energy showed an EPS of $1.05, compared to $1.39 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $145.43 and a 52-week-low of $108.22. At the end of the last trading period, DTE Energy closed at $116.05.

For Greif Inc GEF, Wells Fargo upgraded the previous rating of Equal-Weight to Overweight. Greif earned $1.93 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.78 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $72.00 and a 52-week-low of $45.16. At the end of the last trading period, Greif closed at $57.18.

For CenterPoint Energy Inc CNP, UBS upgraded the previous rating of Neutral to Buy. For the third quarter, CenterPoint Energy had an EPS of $0.33, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.34. The current stock performance of CenterPoint Energy shows a 52-week-high of $28.52 and a 52-week-low of $19.31. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $26.91.

UBS upgraded the previous rating for SunPower Corp SPWR from Sell to Neutral. For the third quarter, SunPower had an EPS of $0.06, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.04. The current stock performance of SunPower shows a 52-week-high of $50.46 and a 52-week-low of $14.32. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $15.83.

According to UBS, the prior rating for Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc HASI was changed from Neutral to Buy. For the third quarter, Hannon Armstrong had an EPS of $0.41, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.33. The current stock performance of Hannon Armstrong shows a 52-week-high of $65.90 and a 52-week-low of $34.66. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $39.81.

For Zurn Water Solutions Corp ZWS, Baird upgraded the previous rating of Neutral to Outperform. For the fourth quarter, Zurn Water Solutions had an EPS of $0.22, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.09. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $38.31 and a 52-week-low of $19.54. Zurn Water Solutions closed at $33.40 at the end of the last trading period.

For The Timken Co TKR, Evercore ISI Group upgraded the previous rating of In-Line to Outperform. For the fourth quarter, Timken had an EPS of $0.78, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.84. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $92.39 and a 52-week-low of $62.96. Timken closed at $65.98 at the end of the last trading period.

For Iamgold Corp IAG, BMO Capital upgraded the previous rating of Market Perform to Outperform. Iamgold earned $0.04 in the third quarter, compared to $0.11 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $3.85 and a 52-week-low of $2.16. Iamgold closed at $2.95 at the end of the last trading period.

According to HSBC, the prior rating for Copa Holdings SA CPA was changed from Hold to Buy. In the fourth quarter, Copa Holdings showed an EPS of $1.98, compared to $2.00 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Copa Holdings shows a 52-week-high of $94.91 and a 52-week-low of $64.66. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $88.80.

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Downgrades

Craig-Hallum downgraded the previous rating for Resonant Inc RESN from Buy to Hold. In the third quarter, Resonant showed an EPS of $0.14, compared to $0.11 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $7.73 and a 52-week-low of $1.18. Resonant closed at $1.23 at the end of the last trading period.

According to DA Davidson, the prior rating for Cornerstone Building Brands Inc CNR was changed from Buy to Neutral. Cornerstone Building earned $0.39 in the third quarter, compared to $0.31 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Cornerstone Building shows a 52-week-high of $23.15 and a 52-week-low of $10.87. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $22.44.

According to RBC Capital, the prior rating for Suncor Energy Inc SU was changed from Outperform to Sector Perform. Suncor Energy earned $0.71 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.07 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $30.51 and a 52-week-low of $17.10. At the end of the last trading period, Suncor Energy closed at $29.71.

For NiSource Inc NI, UBS downgraded the previous rating of Buy to Neutral. NiSource earned $0.11 in the third quarter, compared to $0.09 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $30.19 and a 52-week-low of $21.11. At the end of the last trading period, NiSource closed at $28.41.

According to Stifel, the prior rating for Resonant Inc RESN was changed from Buy to Hold. In the third quarter, Resonant showed an EPS of $0.14, compared to $0.11 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $7.73 and a 52-week-low of $1.18. Resonant closed at $1.23 at the end of the last trading period.

B of A Securities downgraded the previous rating for Gap Inc GPS from Neutral to Underperform. In the third quarter, Gap showed an EPS of $0.27, compared to $0.25 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $37.63 and a 52-week-low of $15.36. At the end of the last trading period, Gap closed at $15.37.

DZ Bank downgraded the previous rating for PepsiCo Inc PEP from Buy to Hold. PepsiCo earned $1.53 in the fourth quarter, compared to $1.47 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of PepsiCo shows a 52-week-high of $177.24 and a 52-week-low of $128.32. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $166.70.

For Larimar Therapeutics Inc LRMR, William Blair downgraded the previous rating of Outperform to Market Perform. Larimar Therapeutics earned $0.92 in the third quarter, compared to $0.64 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $20.11 and a 52-week-low of $7.00. At the end of the last trading period, Larimar Therapeutics closed at $8.37.

Evercore ISI Group downgraded the previous rating for Oshkosh Corp OSK from Outperform to In-Line. Oshkosh earned $0.09 in the first quarter, compared to $1.13 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Oshkosh shows a 52-week-high of $137.47 and a 52-week-low of $95.79. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $113.72.

According to JP Morgan, the prior rating for Weber Inc WEBR was changed from Overweight to Neutral. The current stock performance of Weber shows a 52-week-high of $20.44 and a 52-week-low of $8.56. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $10.60.

Piper Sandler downgraded the previous rating for BioDelivery Sciences International Inc BDSI from Overweight to Neutral. For the third quarter, BioDelivery Sciences Intl had an EPS of $0.07, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.09. The current stock performance of BioDelivery Sciences Intl shows a 52-week-high of $5.58 and a 52-week-low of $2.50. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $5.56.

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Initiations

Jefferies initiated coverage on Kura Oncology Inc KURA with a Buy rating. The price target for Kura Oncology is set to $35.00. For the third quarter, Kura Oncology had an EPS of $0.50, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.42. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $35.34 and a 52-week-low of $11.49. Kura Oncology closed at $12.83 at the end of the last trading period.

With an Outperform rating, Credit Suisse initiated coverage on Nasdaq Inc NDAQ. The price target seems to have been set at $225.00 for Nasdaq. Nasdaq earned $1.93 in the fourth quarter, compared to $1.60 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Nasdaq shows a 52-week-high of $214.96 and a 52-week-low of $135.57. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $171.93.

Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Hyzon Motors Inc HYZN with a Equal-Weight rating. The price target for Hyzon Motors is set to $7.00. The current stock performance of Hyzon Motors shows a 52-week-high of $11.37 and a 52-week-low of $3.86. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $5.32.

With a Equal-Weight rating, Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on SmartRent Inc SMRT. The price target seems to have been set at $9.00 for SmartRent. The current stock performance of SmartRent shows a 52-week-high of $15.14 and a 52-week-low of $6.53. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $8.71.

Credit Suisse initiated coverage on Tradeweb Markets Inc TW with an Outperform rating. The price target for Tradeweb Markets is set to $104.00. For the fourth quarter, Tradeweb Markets had an EPS of $0.42, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.34. The current stock performance of Tradeweb Markets shows a 52-week-high of $102.33 and a 52-week-low of $66.50. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $82.44.

Credit Suisse initiated coverage on Intercontinental Exchange Inc ICE with an Outperform rating. The price target for Intercontinental Exchange is set to $160.00. For the fourth quarter, Intercontinental Exchange had an EPS of $1.34, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.13. The current stock performance of Intercontinental Exchange shows a 52-week-high of $139.79 and a 52-week-low of $109.04. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $124.84.

Credit Suisse initiated coverage on Cboe Global Markets Inc CBOE with a Neutral rating. The price target for Cboe Global Markets is set to $144.00. Cboe Global Markets earned $1.70 in the fourth quarter, compared to $1.21 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Cboe Global Markets shows a 52-week-high of $139.00 and a 52-week-low of $87.00. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $120.58.

Credit Suisse initiated coverage on MarketAxess Holdings Inc MKTX with a Neutral rating. The price target for MarketAxess Holdings is set to $412.00. For the fourth quarter, MarketAxess Holdings had an EPS of $1.37, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.91. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $587.05 and a 52-week-low of $321.17. MarketAxess Holdings closed at $370.33 at the end of the last trading period.

With a Neutral rating, Credit Suisse initiated coverage on CME Group Inc CME. The price target seems to have been set at $258.00 for CME Group. For the fourth quarter, CME Group had an EPS of $1.66, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.39. The stock has a 52-week-high of $256.94 and a 52-week-low of $182.11. At the end of the last trading period, CME Group closed at $239.17.

Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on Syndax Pharmaceuticals Inc SNDX with a Buy rating. The price target for Syndax Pharmaceuticals is set to $37.00. Syndax Pharmaceuticals earned $0.40 in the third quarter, compared to $0.46 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Syndax Pharmaceuticals shows a 52-week-high of $25.68 and a 52-week-low of $13.02. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $14.84.

With an Outperform rating, Credit Suisse initiated coverage on BGC Partners Inc BGCP. The price target seems to have been set at $7.00 for BGC Partners. For the third quarter, BGC Partners had an EPS of $0.14, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.11. The stock has a 52-week-high of $6.51 and a 52-week-low of $3.91. At the end of the last trading period, BGC Partners closed at $4.28.

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