Equities Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Tuesday, August 15th:

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays PLC. The firm currently has a $146.00 price target on the stock.

Actua Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Actua Corporation is a multi-vertical cloud company. The Company brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes, including insurance, public sector communications and compliance. It operates in two business segments: the core reporting segment and the venture reporting segment. The Company’s core reporting segment includes those companies in which its management provides strategic direction and management assistance. Its venture reporting segment includes companies to which it generally devote less capital than it does to its core companies and, therefore, in which it holds relatively smaller ownership stakes than it does in the core companies. Actua Corporation, formerly known as ICG Group Inc Common Stock, is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania. “

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. The firm currently has a $20.00 target price on the stock.

American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “American Homes 4 Rent is an internally managed real estate investment trust. It is focused on acquiring, renovating, leasing, and operating single-family homes as rental properties. It rents residential properties primarily in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, and Nevada. American Homes 4 Rent is based in Malibu, California. “

Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Artesian Resources Corporation operates as the parent holding company of Artesian Water Company, Inc a regulated public water utility. Artesian Water provides water utility service to customers with in its established service territory in portions of New Castle County, Delaware. “

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a $160.00 price target on the stock.

Bellway (NASDAQ:BLWYY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Bellway plc is engages in the building of residential houses and conduct associated trading activities. The company provides houses which includes detached, semi-detached, terraced, town houses as well as apartments, bungalows and five-bedroom family homes. It operates primarily in England, Wales and Scotland. Bellway plc is headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, the United Kingdom. “

IDI (NASDAQ:COGT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Cogint, Inc. is involved in data analytics products and services. The Company offers cloud-based mobile user and data acquisition, audience, risk management and marketing solutions to the risk management industry. Cogint Inc., formerly known as IDI Inc., is based in Beverly Hills, United States. “

Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Danaos Corporation is a leading international owner of containerships, chartering vessels to many of the world’s largest liner companies. Danaos was set up by Dimitri Coustas, an experienced shipping investor who had been active in the industry. Having consistently developed sea transport services throughout its history, Danaos has forged a reputation for high-quality operational support to liner companies and other charterers throughout the world. The Company currently have a fleet of containerships aggregating TEU, making us among the largest containership charter owners in the world. We charter our containerships to a geographically diverse group of liner companies, including most of the largest ones globally. Such customers include Maersk, COSCO, Hapag-Lloyd, CMA-CGM, Neptune Orient Lines, Yang Ming, China Shipping, Norasia Container Lines Ltd, Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Wan-Hai Lines and Zim Israel Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. “

eMagin (NYSE:EMAN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “eMagin Corporation is a leading developer of virtual imaging technology, eMagin combines integrated circuits, microdisplays, and optics to create a virtual image equivalent to the real image of a computer monitor or large screen TV. These miniature, high-performance, virtual imaging modules provide access to information-rich text, data, and video which can facilitate the opening of new mass markets for wearable PCs, wireless Internet appliances and mobile phones, portable DVD-viewers, digital cameras, and other emerging applications. “

Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) (TSE:ERF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Enerplus Corporation, formerly known as Enerplus Resources, is an independent oil and gas production company with resources across Western Canada and the United States. The Company’s resource plays include shallow gas/coal bed methane, tight gas, crude oil waterfloods, Bakken/Tight oil and oil sands located in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Enerplus Corporation is based in Alberta, Canada. “

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “East West Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for East West Bank, East West Capital Trust I, East West Capital Trust II and Risk Services, Inc. “

Macy’s (NYSE:M) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at BMO Capital Markets.

Perrigo (NYSE:PRGO) had its market perform rating reissued by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company. Wells Fargo & Company currently has a $77.00 target price on the stock.

TherapeuticsMD (NASDAQ:TXMD) had its overweight rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They currently have a $33.00 price target on the stock.

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) had its neutral rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. The firm currently has a $108.00 target price on the stock.

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