Investment Analysts’ downgrades for Thursday, August 17th:

Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Allergan PLC. (NYSE:AGN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Allison Transmission Holdings (NYSE:ALSN) was downgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co to a hold rating.

Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

BioScrip (NASDAQ:BIOS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:BMRN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPY) (TSE:BPY.UN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Baytex Energy Corp (NYSE:BTE) (TSE:BTE) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Boston Properties (NYSE:BXP) was downgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a top pick rating to an outperform rating. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has $140.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $150.00.

Caseys General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

CNOOC Limited (NYSE:CEO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Cenovus Energy (NYSE:CVE) (TSE:CVE) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Dunkin’ Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Denbury Resources (NYSE:DNR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Amdocs Limited (NASDAQ:DOX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

ENI S.p.A. (NYSE:E) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) (TSE:ECA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) (TSE:ERF) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Express (NYSE:EXPR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE:FI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Fortress Investment Group (NYSE:FIG) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

The Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

FRP Holdings (NASDAQ:FRPH) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

GasLog Partners (NYSE:GLOP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

GlycoMimetics (NASDAQ:GLYC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Gazit-Globe (NYSE:GZT) (TSE:GZT) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Howard Hughes Corporation (The) (NYSE:HHC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Humana (NYSE:HUM) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW) was downgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co to a sell rating.

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Cheniere Energy (NYSE:LNG) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Lantheus Holdings (NASDAQ:LNTH) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

McDermott International (NYSE:MDR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

AG Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:MITT) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:MMP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) was downgraded by analysts at KeyCorp to a hold rating.

Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NASDAQ:NXST) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

ONEOK (NYSE:OKE) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

PTC Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTCT) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Sturm, Ruger & (NYSE:RGR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Rice Energy (NYSE:RICE) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE:SGY) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD) (TSE:TD) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Time (NYSE:TIME) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE:TNP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

TriMas Corp (NYSE:TRS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Tenaris (NYSE:TS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “WD-40 Company sells a petroleum-based product, known as WD-40. WD-40 is a multi-purpose product which acts as a lubricant, rust preventative, penetrant, cleaner and moisture displacer. They also sell the 3-IN-ONE Oil. 3-IN-ONE Oil is a lower cost general purpose lubricant that is useful when precise applications of a lubricant are needed. “

West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation is focused on investing in, financing and managing primarily residential mortgage-backed securities for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a U.S. Government agency or federally chartered corporation. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation is headquartered in Pasadena, California. “

WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Cimarex Energy (NYSE:XEC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

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