Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Thursday, August 3rd:

Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Acacia Research Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, acquires, and licenses patented technologies. It assists patent owners with the prosecution and development of their patent portfolios, protection of their patented inventions from unauthorized use, generation of licensing revenue from users of their patented technologies and enforcement against unauthorized users of their patented technologies. Acacia Research Corporation is based in Newport Beach, California. “

Aeglea BioTherapeutics (NASDAQ:AGLE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $3.75 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company which is engaged in developing enzyme-based therapeutics in the field of amino acid metabolism to treat inborn errors of metabolism and cancer. Its portfolio of products consists of AEB1102, AEB3103, AEB2109 and AEB4104 which are in different clinical trial phase. Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc. is based in Austin, Texas. “

Ams Ag Unspn (NASDAQ:AMSSY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “ams AG designs, manufactures and sells solutions for consumer electronics and communication device. Its product includes intelligent light sensors, MEMS microphone ICs, NFC solutions, active noise-cancelling ICs and ultra-low power solutions. ams AG is headquartered in Unterpremst├Ątten, Austria. “

Archrock (NYSE:AROC) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at FBR & Co. They currently have a $12.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $11.00.

Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Ashland Global Holdings Inc. is engaged in providing specialty chemical solutions. It serves consumer and industrial markets which includes adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical sector. Ashland Global Holdings Inc., formerly known as Ashland Inc., is based in Covington, United States. “

Alteryx (NYSE:AYX) had its outperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $23.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $21.00.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They currently have a $92.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $90.00.

CommScope Holding (NASDAQ:COMM) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “CommScope Holding Inc. is a premier network infrastructure provider. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides end-to-end solutions connecting technology and wireless and wired networks. It operates in three segments: Wireless, Enterprise, and Broadband. CommScope Holding Company, Inc. is headquartered in Hickory, North Carolina. “

Criteo SA (NASDAQ:CRTO) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $61.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $60.00.

Castlight Health, inc. (NYSE:CSLT) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $4.50 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $4.00.

Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. They currently have a $60.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $53.00.

Denny’s Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Denny’s Corp., formerly Advantica Restaurant Group, Inc., is one of the largest restaurant companies, operating moderately-priced restaurants: Denny’s, Hardee’s, Quincy’s, El Pollo Loco, Coco’s and Carrows. The company believes its restaurants benefit from the diversity of the restaurant concepts, the generally strong market positions and consumer recognition enjoyed by these chains, the benefits of a centralized support system for purchasing, menu development, human resources, management information systems, site selection, restaurant design and construction. “

Amdocs Limited (NASDAQ:DOX) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $72.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $68.00.

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $16.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT is a real estate investment trust that specializes in acquiring, investing in and managing residential mortgage and real estate-related assets. Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT is based in United States. “

Elevate Credit (NYSE:ELVT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Elevate Credit, Inc. offer online credit solutions to non-prime consumers. The Company offers online installment loans and lines of credits. Its products include credit building, financial wellness programs, credit reporting, free credit monitoring and online financial literacy videos and tools. Elevate Credit, Inc. is based in Forth Worth, United States. “

Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $497.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $485.00.

Erie Indemnity (NASDAQ:ERIE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Erie Indemnity Company’s principal business activity consists of management of the affairs for Erie Insurance Exchange. The company also participates in the property/casualty insurance business through its three wholly owned subsidiaries, Erie Insurance Company, Erie Insurance Company of New York, and Erie Insurance Property and Casualty Company and through its management of the Flagship City Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Erie Insurance Exchange. “

FormFactor (NASDAQ:FORM) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They currently have a $18.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $16.00.

Fossil Group (NASDAQ:FOSL) had its underperform rating reiterated by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company. They currently have a $8.00 price target on the stock.

Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. They currently have a $33.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $30.00.

Itron (NASDAQ:ITRI) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They currently have a $84.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $74.00.

Jack In The Box (NASDAQ:JACK) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company. They currently have a $125.00 target price on the stock.

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $45.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $42.00.

Oclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. The firm currently has a $12.50 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $12.00.

Oclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR) had its strong-buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. The firm currently has a $14.00 price target on the stock.

Oclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $14.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $13.00.

SolarEdge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They currently have a $30.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $25.00.

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $31.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $33.00.

Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC) had its outperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $39.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $36.00.

Trimble Navigation (NASDAQ:TRMB) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. The firm currently has a $42.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $37.00.

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) had its underperform rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $170.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $155.00.

Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. They currently have a $83.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $79.00.

Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) had its outperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $4.50 price target on the stock.

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