Investment Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Wednesday, August 16th:

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) had its target price raised by Bank of America Corporation from $66.00 to $68.00. They currently have an equal weight rating on the stock.

Andeavor Logistics (NASDAQ:ANDX) had its price target trimmed by Bank of America Corporation from $58.00 to $55.00. They currently have a buy rating on the stock.

Capricor Therapeutics (OTCMKTS:CAPR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $1.25 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company. It is focused on the development of novel therapeutics to prevent and treat heart disease. The Company has two drug candidates in development: Cenderitide and CU-NP. Capricor Therapeutics, Inc., formerly known as Nile Therapeutics, Inc., is based in San Mateo, California. “

Community Healthcare Trust (NYSE:CHCT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated is engaged in the acquisition of properties which are leased to hospitals, doctors, healthcare systems or other healthcare service providers. Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated is based in Franklin, United States. “

Ciner Resources (NYSE:CINR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Ciner Resources LP, a master limited partnership, producers of natural soda ash. It operates the trona ore mining and soda ash production business primarily in the Green River Basin of Wyoming. Ciner Resources LP, formerly known as OCI Resources LP, is based in ATLANTA, United States. “

Conduent (NASDAQ:CNDT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Conduent Incorporated is a business process services company. It engaged in providing business and government services to citizens, patients, customers and employees. The services rendered by the company include healthcare solutions, BPO services, learning services, digital payments, legal and compliance solutions, human resources, finance and accounting, procurement solutions and digital transformation. The company serves aerospace defence and automotive services, banking, communication and media, healthcare, industrial and energy, insurance, retail and consumer products and transportation industries. Conduent Incorporated is based in Basking Ridge, N.J. “

Conifer Holdings (NASDAQ:CNFR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Conifer Holdings, Inc. is an insurance holding company. It offers insurance coverage in specialty commercial and specialty personal product lines. Specialty personal product lines offers non-standard homeowners insurance and dwelling fire insurance products to individuals. Specialty commercial lines offer coverage for both commercial property and commercial liability. The company serves restaurants, bars, taverns, bowling centers as well as small grocery and convenience stores; artisan contractors comprising plumbers, painters, carpenters, electricians and other independent contractors, security service providers. Conifer Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan. “

Coach (NYSE:COH) had its target price raised by Morgan Stanley from $34.00 to $35.00. Morgan Stanley currently has an underweight rating on the stock.

Cooper-Standard Holdings (NYSE:CPS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. operates as a supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry. Its products include sealing and trim, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer, thermal and emissions and anti-vibration systems. The company markets its products directly to automotive original equipment manufacturers, tier I and tier II suppliers, and non-automotive manufacturers. Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. is headquartered in Novi, Michigan. “

China Shenhua Energy – (NASDAQ:CSUAY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $11.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “China Shenhua Energy Company Limited is engaged in production and sales of coal, railway and port transportation of coal-related materials along with power generation and sales. It operates coal mines, railway network and seaports that are mainly used to transport its coal sales. The Company sells coal primarily to power plants and metallurgical producers. In addition, the company generates and sells coal-based power to provincial/regional electric grid companies. It operates a number of railways including Shenshuo-Shuohuang Railway, Huanghua Port, and Shenhua Tianjin Coal Berth. Moreover, China Shenhua also processes large-scale clean power business on a fast growing basis, which complements the Company’s coal business. China Shenhua Energy Company Limited is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China. “

Dick’s Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) had its target price lowered by Morgan Stanley from $46.00 to $30.00. They currently have an equal weight rating on the stock.

Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Employers Holdings, Inc. is a specialty provider of workers compensation insurance focused on select small businesses engaged in low to medium hazard industries. It markets its products through independent local, regional, and national agents and brokers, as well as through its strategic partnerships and alliances and relationships with national, regional, and local trade groups and associations. Employers Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Reno, Nevada. “

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:EIGR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which develops and manufactures drugs and therapies for the treatment of orphan diseases. Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc., formerly known as Celladon Corporation, is based in Palo Alto, California. “

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “BOTTOMLINE TECH provides software that creates an e-business infrastructure for use by businesses and financial institutions to present invoices, make payments and conduct electronic banking. Their products and services enable organizations to transition from traditional paper-based billing and payment processes to electronic processes to facilitate e-commerce. They also provide technology for banks and companies to access banking applications over the Internet. “

Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) had its price target increased by Morgan Stanley from $260.00 to $267.00. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the stock.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV operates as an international automotive company. It is engaged in designing, engineering, manufacturing, distributing and selling vehicles and components and production systems. The Company operates under the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia and Ram brands. It also produces metallurgical products and production systems for the automobile industry, and owns publishing and insurance companies. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is based in United Kingdom. “

FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $67.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “FirstCash Inc. is an operator of pawn stores. The company focuses on serving cash and credit constrained consumers through its retail pawn locations, which buy and sell jewelry, consumer electronics, power tools, household appliances, sporting goods, musical instruments and other merchandise. It operates primarily in the U.S., Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador. FirstCash, Inc., formerly known as First Cash Financial Services Inc., is based in Arlington, United States. “

Gaming and Leisure Properties (NASDAQ:GLPI) had its target price boosted by Barclays PLC from $40.00 to $44.00. They currently have an overweight rating on the stock.

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) had its price target boosted by Morgan Stanley from $141.00 to $145.00. They currently have an overweight rating on the stock.

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) had its target price increased by Morgan Stanley from $17.00 to $19.00. Morgan Stanley currently has an equal weight rating on the stock.

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