Equities Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Thursday, August 17th:

Armadale Capital PLC (LON:ACP) had its corporate rating reaffirmed by analysts at FinnCap.

Armadale Capital PLC (LON:ACP) had its speculative buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities.

Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt. They currently have a GBX 1,800 ($23.37) price target on the stock.

Bushveld Minerals Limited (LON:BMN) had its speculative buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities.

Brenntag AG (FRA:BNR) was given a €52.00 ($61.18) price target by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Capital Drilling (LON:CAPD) had its corporate rating reiterated by analysts at FinnCap. They currently have a GBX 109 ($1.42) target price on the stock.

Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD) had its target price raised by Peel Hunt from GBX 400 ($5.19) to GBX 430 ($5.58). They currently have a buy rating on the stock.

Deutsche EuroShop AG (ETR:DEQ) was given a €39.00 ($45.88) target price by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Deutsche Telekom AG (FRA:DTE) was given a €16.45 ($19.35) target price by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at FinnCap. FinnCap currently has a GBX 150 ($1.95) target price on the stock.

Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 90 ($1.17) price target on the stock.

ING Groep NV (AMS:INGA) was given a €18.00 ($21.18) target price by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (BIT:ISP) was given a €3.30 ($3.88) target price by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

KAZ Minerals PLC (LON:KAZ) had its sell rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 385 ($5.00) target price on the stock.

KAZ Minerals PLC (LON:KAZ) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt.

Cie Gnrl des Etblsmnts Michelin SCA (EPA:ML) was given a €106.00 ($124.71) price target by analysts at Berenberg Bank. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock.

Marshalls plc (LON:MSLH) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Shore Capital.

Marshalls plc (LON:MSLH) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. The firm currently has a GBX 450 ($5.84) price target on the stock.

Nu-Oil and Gas PLC (LON:NUOG) had its speculative buy rating reiterated by analysts at Beaufort Securities.

RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “RLJ Lodging Trust is a REIT focused on investing primarily in premium-branded, focused-service, and compact full-service hotels. It plans to own hotels concentrated in urban and dense suburban markets. “

Rank Group PLC (LON:RNK) had its add rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. The firm currently has a GBX 265 ($3.44) target price on the stock.

Rank Group PLC (LON:RNK) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.

Red Rock Resorts (NASDAQ:RRR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Red Rock Resorts manage and own an indirect equity interest in Station Casinos LLC. Station is the provider of gaming and entertainment primarily in Las Vegas, Nevada. Red Rock Resorts is based in LAS VEGAS, United States. “

RWE AG (NASDAQ:RWEOY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “RWE AG is among Europe’s five largest utilities. RWE is active in the generation and transmission as well as the sale and trading of electricity and gas. RWE is also active in the water business in Continental Europe. This integrated business model gives them a good position from which to take advantage of the rising demand for energy. RWE is the biggest power producer in Germany and No. 2 in the UK. RWE continues to expand its position in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Their comprehensive power plant portfolio and investment programme for the modernization and construction of new generation capacity are the basis for growing earnings in the future. RWE’s gas and oil production business is displaying above-average growth. In light of ever-higher global demand, RWE will steadily increase the share of gas it produces in-house. “

Swisscom AG (OTCMKTS:SCMWY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Swisscom is Switzerland’s leading telecommunications company. The innovative, customer-focused and strongly-competitive group offers a full range of voice and data communication services on fixed-line and mobile networks. Swisscom offers the complete spectrum of state-of-the-art data services, from leased lines to integrated solutions for corporate customers. “

Steven Madden (NASDAQ:SHOO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Steven Madden, Ltd. designs, sources, markets and sells fashion-forward footwear brands for women, men and children. They distribute products through their retail stores, their e-commerce websites, catalogs and department and specialty store “

StarTek (NYSE:SRT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “StarTek, Inc. is a global provider of process management services and owns and operates branded vertical market Internet web sites. Their process management service platforms include E-commerce support and fulfillment, provisioning management for telecommunications systems, high-end inbound technical support, and an offering of supply chain management services. As an outsourcer of process management services as its core business, StarTek allows its clients to focus on their primary business, reduce overhead, replace fixed costs with variable costs, and reduce working capital needs. “

Tiziana Life Sciences PLC (LON:TILS) had its speculative buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities. Beaufort Securities currently has a GBX 400 ($5.19) price target on the stock.

Travis Perkins plc (LON:TPK) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 1,650 ($21.42) price target on the stock.

Wentworth Resources (LON:WRL) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at FinnCap. They currently have a GBX 55 ($0.71) price target on the stock.

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