Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Saturday, August 26th:

Arch Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ARTH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE:ASC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Raymond James Financial, Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR).

Egalet Corporation (NASDAQ:EGLT) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Euroseas (NASDAQ:ESEA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Evoke Pharma (NASDAQ:EVOK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL).

Kerry Group PLC (NASDAQ:KRYAY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $107.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Kerry Group plc provides food ingredients and flavors for the food and beverage industries. Its culinary, dairy, lipid, meat, cereal, sweet and beverage systems and flavors provide product solutions to food manufacturers and foodservice companies. It offers savory ingredients, sweet ingredients, food coating systems, nutritional systems, and specialty protein applications. It also provides prepared meals, soups sauces and dressings, savory snacks, meats, appetizers and side dishes, and dairy products, as well as cereals and bars, ice cream and frozen desserts, bakery products, and confectionery products. In addition, it provides beverage systems and flavors, including soft drinks, alcoholic and nutritional beverages, and tea and coffee products comprising cold/iced tea, cold coffee drinks, hot coffee and tea, tea and coffee mixes, chocolate, cocoa and malt beverages, coffee syrups, and cleaners. Kerry Group plc is headquartered in Tralee, Ireland. “

Lakeland Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:LKFN) 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, “LAKELAND FINANCIAL CORP. is a bank holding company engaged in general banking business. “

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE:LYG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $3.75 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Lloyds Banking Group plc, formerly Lloyds TSB Group plc, is a United Kingdom-based financial services company, whose businesses provide a range of banking and financial services in the United Kingdom and a limited number of locations overseas. Headquartered in London, the company operates through three segments: UK Retail Banking, Insurance and Investments, and Wholesale and International Banking. The UK Retail Banking segment provides banking and financial services, mortgages, and private banking services. The Insurance and Investments segment offers life assurance, pensions and savings products, general insurance, and fund management services. The Wholesale and International Banking segment provides banking and related services for companies, small and medium-sized businesses, banks, and financial institutions; and asset finance to personal and corporate customers. “

Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

WidePoint (NYSEMKT:WYY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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