Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Wednesday, August 9th:

Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Air Lease Corporation is an aircraft leasing company principally engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft and leasing to airlines around the world. The Company provides leasing services in Asia, the Pacific Rim, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Air Lease Corporation is based in Los Angeles, California. “

Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.. They currently have a $180.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $160.00.

Air Transport Services Group (NASDAQ:ATSG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES GROUP, INC. is a leading provider of air cargo transportation and related services to domestic and foreign air carriers and other companies that outsource their air cargo lift requirements. Through five principal subsidiaries, including three airlines with separate and distinct U.S. FAA Part 121 Air Carrier Certificates, ATSG also provides aircraft leasing, aircraft maintenance services, airport ground services, fuel management, specialized transportation management, and air charter brokerage services. ATSG subsidiaries include ABX Air, Inc., Air Transport International, LLC, Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc., Capital Cargo International Airlines, Inc., and LGSTX Services, Inc. “

Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Aspen Technology Inc. is a recognized expert and leading provider of award-winning process optimization software and services. AspenTech’s integrated aspenONE solutions enable manufacturers to reduce costs, increase capacity, and optimize operational performance end-to-end throughout the engineering, plant operations, and supply chain management processes, resulting in millions of dollars in cost savings. “

Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:BBRG) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. Jefferies Group LLC currently has a $3.75 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $5.00.

Baker Hughes, a GE company Class A (NASDAQ:BHGE) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. The firm currently has a $40.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $67.00.

Blackline (NYSE:BL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $34.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “BlackLine, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based solutions for Finance & Accounting which centralize and streamline financial close operations and other key F&A processes for midsize and large organizations. BlackLine, Inc. is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. “

Macro Bank (NYSE:BMA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Banco Macro Bansud is a leading bank in Argentina. With the most extensive private-sector branch network in the country, Banco Marco provides standard banking products and services to a nationwide customer base. “

CLP Holdings Limited (NASDAQ:CLPHY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “CLP HOLDINGS Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, is the holding company for the CLP Group, which is one of the largest investor-owned power businesses in Asia. Through CLP Power Hong Kong, it operates a vertically integrated electricity supply business in Hong Kong, and provides a highly reliable supply of electricity and excellent customer services to over 5.5 million people in its supply area. The CLP Group also invests in energy businesses outside Hong Kong. It is the largest external investor in the Chinese mainland electricity industry, and a leading international private sector power company in the Asia-Pacific region with an integrated energy business in Australia and interests in generating assets in India, Taiwan and Thailand. “

Ceragon Networks (NASDAQ:CRNT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $2.50 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Ceragon Networks Ltd. is a leading provider of high-capacity wireless backhaul solutions for cellular and fixed wireless operators, enterprises and government organizations. Ceragon’s modular FibeAir product family is recognized as the gold standard for backhaul transmission and is also one of the top solutions chosen by cellular operators for SONET/SDH rings. A scalable, future-proof solution for wireless transport of broadband services, FibeAir operates across multiple frequencies for IP and SONET/SDH protocols, supporting the emerging needs of next-generation networks that are evolving to all-IP based services, including triple-play. It leads the market in IP backhaul, offering a unique, native IP solution that provides the efficient, robust connectivity required for WiFi, WiMAX and converged networks. “

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Buckingham Research. The firm currently has a $87.00 target price on the stock.

Empresa Distribuidora Y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (Edenor) (NYSE:EDN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “EMPRESA DISTRIBUIDORA Y COMERCIALIZADORA NORTE S.A. (Edenor) is the largest electricity distribution company in Argentina in terms of number of customers and electricity sold (both in GWh and Pesos). Through a concession, Edenor distributes electricity exclusively to the northwestern zone of the greater Buenos Aires metropolitan area and the northern part of the city of Buenos Aires, which has a population of approximately 7 million people and an area of 4,637 sq. km. “

Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Ellington Financial LLC is a finance company that engages in acquiring and managing mortgage-related assets, including residential mortgage backed securities, prime jumbo, Alternative A-paper and subprime residential mortgage loans. The Company’s targeted assets also include mortgage-related derivatives, corporate debt and equity securities and derivatives. Ellington Financial LLC is headquartered in Old Greenwich, USA. “

Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They currently have a $38.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $53.00.

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IAC) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. currently has a $127.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $120.00.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) had its market perform rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. Sanford C. Bernstein currently has a $150.00 price target on the stock.

Iconix Brand Group (NASDAQ:ICON) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at FBR & Co. The firm currently has a $8.50 price target on the stock.

L Brands (NYSE:LB) had its underperform rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. The firm currently has a $32.00 price target on the stock.

Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. The firm currently has a $43.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $42.00.

Snap (NYSE:SNAP) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They currently have a $20.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $23.00.

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