Investment Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Friday, September 1st:

The Advisory Board (NASDAQ:ABCO) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp.

American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. The firm currently has a $73.00 target price on the stock.

Ambarella (NASDAQ:AMBA) was downgraded by analysts at Craig Hallum from a buy rating to a hold rating. The firm currently has $54.50 price target on the stock.

AutoNation (NYSE:AN) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp.

America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ:ATAX) was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG to a market perform rating.

Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Argus. Argus currently has a $35.00 target price on the stock.

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp.

Boston Properties (NYSE:BXP) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp.

Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp.

Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp.

CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp. The firm currently has a $51.00 target price on the stock.

Continental AG (ETR:CON) was given a €234.50 ($279.17) target price by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

CRH Medical Corp (NYSEARCA:CRHM) had its neutral rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They currently have a $7.00 target price on the stock.

Ctrip.com International (NASDAQ:CTRP) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp.

CommVault Systems (NASDAQ:CVLT) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. KeyCorp currently has a $70.00 target price on the stock.

Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp.

DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp. KeyCorp currently has a $13.00 price target on the stock.

Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. The firm currently has a $154.20 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $142.25.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) had its price target raised by Jefferies Group LLC from $68.00 to $73.00. They currently have a hold rating on the stock.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) had its target price lowered by Jefferies Group LLC from $33.00 to $30.00. Jefferies Group LLC currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. The firm currently has a $41.00 target price on the stock.

Cantor Fitzgerald began coverage on shares of Global Medical REIT (NASDAQ:GMRE). The firm issued an overweight rating and a $12.00 target price on the stock.

Givaudan Sa (NASDAQ:GVDNY) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co.

Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp.

IDACORP (NYSE:IDA) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp.

Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ:IDTI) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp. They currently have a $30.00 target price on the stock.

Itron (NASDAQ:ITRI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Itron expects revenues to be between $2.03 million and $2.06 billion and adjusted earnings per share between $2.95 and $3.15 for the full year. Itron continues to focus on expanding its portfolio of outcome-based solutions, aimed at higher growth opportunities utilizing the power of the OpenWay Riva platform. The company’s restructuring projects will help in reducing costs and increase manufacturing flexibility. Moreover, the Comverge acquisition, strong bookings and backlog, and new projects are anticipated to fuel growth. However, Itron‘s liquidity could be affected by the stability of  electricity, gas, and water industries and competitive pressures. Elevated expenses and fluctuation in currency rates may mar income in the near term. The company underperformed the industry over the past year. “

Inditex SA (BME:ITX) was given a €25.00 ($29.76) price target by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock.

Deutsche Bank AG assumed coverage on shares of London Stock Exch (NASDAQ:LDNXF). Deutsche Bank AG issued a hold rating on the stock.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Argus. They currently have a $34.00 target price on the stock.

Laredo Petroleum (NYSE:LPI) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp.

MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp. They currently have a $28.00 price target on the stock.

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp.

Robert W. Baird began coverage on shares of Maximus (NYSE:MMS). The firm issued a neutral rating and a $64.00 price target on the stock.

Monolithic Power Systems (NASDAQ:MPWR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp. They currently have a $115.00 price target on the stock.

Nabriva Therapeutics AG (NASDAQ:NBRV) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They currently have a $16.00 price target on the stock. The analysts wrote, “Yesterday, after market close, Nabriva announced that Elyse Seltzer, M.D., is resigning as CMO effective 9/30/2017.””

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp. The firm currently has a $155.00 price target on the stock.

NiSource (NYSE:NI) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp. The firm currently has a $29.50 target price on the stock.

Nutanix (NASDAQ:NTNX) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp. KeyCorp currently has a $32.00 price target on the stock.

OGE Energy Corporation (NYSE:OGE) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp.

Okta (NASDAQ:OKTA) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp.

PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) (NYSE:PNM) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp.

Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp.

Qorvo (NASDAQ:QRVO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Qorvo has underperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis. Weakness in China and higher research & development (R&D) expense related to custom-product development for its largest customer, Apple is hurting profitability. Qorvo stated that demand environment in China is improving, which is positively impacting channel inventory. However, mix remains a drag as consumers are favoring lower content phones, witnessed so far in the cycle. Management now expects top-line to grow in the range of 4–5%, down from its previous expectation of double-digit year-over-year growth. The company cited weakness in China in the first half of the fiscal, which will be offset by double-digit year-over-year growth in the second half. Nevertheless, we believe that expanding product portfolio will help the company achieve strong revenue growth in fiscal 2018.”

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp. The firm currently has a $16.00 target price on the stock.

RTL Group (EBR:RTL) was given a €60.70 ($72.26) target price by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock.

Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp.

Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp.

Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Argus.

Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp.

Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp. The firm currently has a $120.00 price target on the stock.

Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE:SWX) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp.

Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) had its price target lowered by Stifel Nicolaus from $115.00 to $110.00. They currently have a buy rating on the stock.

Trillium Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TRIL) (TSE:TR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Trillium Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical stage immuno-oncology company developing innovative therapies for the treatment of cancer. The company’s lead program, SIRPaFc (TTI-621), is a fusion protein that consists of the CD47-binding domain of human SIRPa linked to the Fc region of a human immunoglobulin (IgG1). It is designed to act as a soluble decoy receptor, preventing CD47 from delivering its inhibitory (do not eat) signal. Neutralization of the inhibitory CD47 signal enables the activation of macrophage anti-tumor effects by pro-phagocytic (eat) signals. A Phase 1 clinical trial (NCT02663518) evaluating SIRPaFc is ongoing. Trillium also has a proprietary medicinal chemistry platform, using unique fluorine chemistry, which permits the creation of new chemical entities from validated drugs and drug candidates with improved pharmacological properties. “

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products (NASDAQ:USAP) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp.

Vivendi SA (EPA:VIV) was given a €16.00 ($19.05) price target by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock.

Vmware (NYSE:VMW) had its sector weight rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp.

Vantiv (NYSE:VNTV) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at KeyCorp. They currently have a $80.00 price target on the stock.

Volvo AB (STO:VOLV-B) was given a SEK 186 price target by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Workday (NYSE:WDAY) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. The firm currently has a $117.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $110.00.

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp.

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