Stock Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Thursday, August 24th:

Covestro AG (ETR:1COV) was given a €66.00 ($77.65) price target by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Abzena PLC (LON:ABZA) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at FinnCap.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. The firm currently has a $54.00 target price on the stock.

Allergy Therapeutics plc (LON:AGY) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at FinnCap.

Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. The firm currently has a GBX 1,100 ($14.28) price target on the stock.

Alliance Pharma plc (LON:APH) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at FinnCap.

Accuray (NASDAQ:ARAY) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a $5.00 price target on the stock.

Avacta Group Plc (LON:AVCT) had its corporate rating reaffirmed by analysts at FinnCap.

Basf Se (ETR:BAS) was given a €78.00 ($91.76) target price by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. The firm currently has a GBX 1,320 ($17.14) price target on the stock.

Hugo Boss AG (ETR:BOSS) was given a €81.00 ($95.29) target price by analysts at Berenberg Bank. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Bioventix PLC (LON:BVXP) had its corporate rating reaffirmed by analysts at FinnCap.

Coeur Mining (NYSE:CDE) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They currently have a $13.00 price target on the stock.

Peel Hunt assumed coverage on shares of CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings PLC (LON:CITY). Peel Hunt issued an add rating and a GBX 62 ($0.80) price target on the stock.

CareTech Holdings plc (LON:CTH) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at FinnCap.

Peel Hunt began coverage on shares of Gamma Communications PLC (LON:GAMA). They issued an add rating and a GBX 733 ($9.52) target price on the stock.

Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc (LON:HIK) had its neutral rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. Citigroup Inc. currently has a GBX 1,350 ($17.53) price target on the stock.

FinnCap initiated coverage on shares of Inspiration Healthcare Group PLC (LON:IHC). The firm issued a buy rating on the stock.

Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. The firm currently has a $141.00 price target on the stock.

KCOM Group PLC (LON:KCOM) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt. The firm currently has a GBX 150 ($1.95) price target on the stock.

Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) (TSE:K) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada.

Kingspan Group PLC (LON:KGP) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They currently have a GBX 36 ($0.47) target price on the stock.

LEG Immobilien AG (FRA:LEG) was given a €102.00 ($120.00) target price by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Peel Hunt began coverage on shares of Manx Telecom PLC (LON:MANX). The firm issued a buy rating and a GBX 250 ($3.25) price target on the stock.

John Menzies plc (LON:MNZS) had its target price boosted by Berenberg Bank from GBX 700 ($9.09) to GBX 800 ($10.39). Berenberg Bank currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Motif Bio PLC (LON:MTFB) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at FinnCap.

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Nordson Corporation is one of the world’s leading producers of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants and coatings to a broad range of consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations. The company also manufactures technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes. Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Nordson has more than three thousand eight hundrednemployees worldwide, and direct operations and sales support offices in thirty countries.ntainers. “

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Neogen Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets a diverse line of products dedicated to food and animal safety. The company’s food safety segment consists primarily of diagnostic test kits and related products, including dehydrated culture media, marketed to food producers and processors to aid in the detection of foodborne bacteria, natural toxins, food allergens, drug residues, pesticide residues, plant disease infections and levels of general sanitation. “

National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities. “

Premaitha Health PLC (LON:NIPT) had its corporate rating reissued by analysts at FinnCap.

Nomura Holdings Inc ADR (NYSE:NMR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $6.50 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “NOMURA HLDG-ADR is a leading financial services group in Japan and has worldwide operations, providing a wide range of value-added financial services and competitive products. These include brokerage, trading, underwriting, M&A financial advisory services, merchant banking, and development and management of investment trusts and investment advisory services to diversified clients such as individuals, corporations, financial institutions, governments and governmental agencies. “

Nevsun Resources (TSE:NSU) (TSE:NSU) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have C$2.25 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “NEVSUN RESOURCES LTD., is a natural resource company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of mineral properties. The Company’s portfolio is focused on properties in Africa with gold and base metal (copper and zinc) resources/reserves. The Company’s principal mineral properties are the Bisha property located in Eritrea, North-East Africa. “

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a buy rating to a hold rating. Vetr currently has $171.46 target price on the stock.

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (NASDAQ:OLLI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $49.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. is a retailer of closeouts, excess inventory and salvage merchandise. The Company’s product includes housewares, food, books and stationery, bed and bath, floor coverings, toys and hardware. Its brand portfolio consist of Ollie’s, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Ollie’s Army, Real Brands! Real Bargains! and Good Stuff Cheap. The company operates primarily in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. is based in Harrisburg, United States. “

Pershing Gold Corporation (NASDAQ:PGLC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Pershing Gold Corporation is engaged in the exploration and development of gold and precious metal properties primarily in Nevada. The Company focuses on the exploration of Relief Canyon properties located in Pershing County in northwestern Nevada. Pershing Gold Corporation is based in Lakewood, Colorado. “

Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD) 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, “Parker Drilling Company provides high-performance contract drilling solutions, rental tools and project management services to the worldwide energy industry. “

Roche Holding (VTX:ROG) was given a CHF 335 price target by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Telecom plus PLC (LON:TEP) had its add rating reissued by analysts at Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 1,360 ($17.66) price target on the stock.

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They currently have a $25.00 target price on the stock.

Peugeot SA (EPA:UG) was given a €11.40 ($13.41) target price by analysts at Berenberg Bank. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock.

Siltronic AG (FRA:WAF) was given a €110.00 ($129.41) target price by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) had its price target cut by HSBC Holdings plc from GBX 2,000 ($25.96) to GBX 1,850 ($24.02). They currently have a buy rating on the stock.

Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) had its price target lowered by Credit Suisse Group from GBX 1,920 ($24.93) to GBX 1,600 ($20.77). The firm currently has an outperform rating on the stock.