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

Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies.

Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. The firm currently has a GBX 520 ($6.73) target price on the stock.

Best Buy Co. (NYSE:BBY) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $71.00 price target on the stock.

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They currently have a $52.00 target price on the stock.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $110.00 target price on the stock.

CAI International (NYSE:CAI) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $28.00 target price on the stock.

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $43.00 price target on the stock.

Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $100.00 price target on the stock.

Comerica (NYSE:CMA) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They currently have a $76.00 price target on the stock.

Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE:CMD) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC.

Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $105.00 price target on the stock.

CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ:CNMD) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They currently have a $57.00 price target on the stock.

Cohu (NASDAQ:COHU) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC.

CommVault Systems (NASDAQ:CVLT) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They currently have a $74.00 price target on the stock.

Celyad SA (NASDAQ:CYAD) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $49.00 price target on the stock.

Dunkin’ Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $55.00 target price on the stock.

Echo Global Logistics (NASDAQ:ECHO) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. They currently have a $19.00 target price on the stock.

Emis Group Plc (LON:EMIS) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 1,150 ($14.87) target price on the stock.

EPAM Systems (NYSE:EPAM) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $95.00 target price on the stock.

ExlService Holdings (NASDAQ:EXLS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company.

Genomic Health (NASDAQ:GHDX) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $34.00 price target on the stock.

Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. They currently have a $47.00 target price on the stock.

Hays plc (LON:HAS) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 180 ($2.33) target price on the stock.

Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE:HLX) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. They currently have a $9.00 target price on the stock.

Independent Bank Group (NASDAQ:IBTX) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $76.00 target price on the stock.

Indivior PLC (LON:INDV) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. The firm currently has a GBX 470 ($6.08) target price on the stock.

Inogen (NASDAQ:INGN) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They currently have a $108.00 target price on the stock.

Jabil Circuit (NYSE:JBL) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. Needham & Company LLC currently has a $37.00 price target on the stock.

JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company.

Jupiter Fund Management PLC (LON:JUP) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They currently have a GBX 580 ($7.50) target price on the stock.

LogMein (NASDAQ:LOGM) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $134.00 price target on the stock.

lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at FBR & Co. They currently have a $55.00 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “LULU reported adjusted 2Q EPS of $0.39, vs. FBR/consensus estimates of $0.34/ $0.35 and $0.33–$0.35 guidance. Results reflect +7% constant currency comps vs. FBR/consensus 4.0%/4.2% and adjusted EBIT margin de-leverage of -160 bps vs. FBR/consensus –250/-230 bps. Management provided 3Q17 adjusted EPS guidance of $0.50–$0.52 (vs. FBR/consensus of $0.53/$0.52) on SSS of +MSD (vs. FBR/ consensus +5.0%/+4.0%) and increased guidance for 2017 adjusted EPS to $2.35– $2.42 from $2.28–$2.38 (vs. FBR/consensus of $2.36/$2.33) and reiterated SSS of +LSD (vs. FBR/consensus of +3.6%/+3.1%). LULU has a strong brand and has done a good job innovating and offering newness. However, we remain on the sidelines given valuation and risks with a slowing athleisure market.””

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $67.00 price target on the stock.

Methanex Corporation (NASDAQ:MEOH) (TSE:MX) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $55.00 target price on the stock.

Mobile Mini (NASDAQ:MINI) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They currently have a $38.00 target price on the stock.

Merck & (NYSE:MRK) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $70.00 target price on the stock.

Melrose Industries PLC (LON:MRO) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They currently have a GBX 290 ($3.75) price target on the stock.

NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “NetScout Systems designs, develops, manufactures, markets and supports a family of integrated products that enable optimization of the performance and cost management of complex, high-speed networks, including their ability to deliver critical business applications and content to end-users efficiently. They manufacture and market these products in an integrated hardware and software solution suite that is used by enterprise and service provider businesses worldwide. “

Natera (NASDAQ:NTRA) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $14.00 target price on the stock.

Natl Express Grp (NASDAQ:NXPGF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $5.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “National Express Group plc is a transport operator. It provides bus, coach and rail services primarily in the UK, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East. National Express Group plc is based in Birmingham, United Kingdom. “

ObsEva SA (NASDAQ:OBSV) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “ObsEva SA is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for woman’s reproductive health and pregnancy. ObsEva SA is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. “

Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $100.00 target price on the stock.

Okta (NASDAQ:OKTA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Okta, Inc. is a provider of identity for the enterprise. The Company’s product consists of Okta information technology Products and Okta for Developers. Okta IT Products include Single Sign-On, Mobility Management, Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication, Lifecycle Management and Universal Directory. Okta for Developers include Complete Authentication, User Management, Application Programming Interface Access Management and Developer Tools. Okta, Inc. is based in SAN FRANCISCO, United States. “

Ophir Energy Plc Unspon (NASDAQ:OPHRY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Ophir Energy Plc is an exploration company which focuses on oil and gas prospects primarily in Africa. Ophir Energy Plc is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. “

OSI Systems (NASDAQ:OSIS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “OSI Systems, Inc. is a premier worldwide designer and provider of components, subsystems and end-products based on optical and electromechanical pressure sensor technologies. The Company’s product range focuses on the fiber optics and high speed telecommunications for Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel, Security and Inspection and Medical Diagnostics industries, three areas of excellent growth for our products. The Company also sees continued expansion in office automation, aerospace, computer peripherals and industrial automation industries. “

Outokumpu Oyj (NASDAQ:OUTKY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Outokumpu Oyj is engages in the manufacturing of stainless steel. Its business area consists of Stainless Coil EMEA, Stainless Coil Americas, Stainless APAC and High Performance Stainless and Alloy. The company operates primarily in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Americas and Asia-Pacific. Outokumpu Oyj is headquartered in Espoo, Finland. “

Oxford Lane Capital Corp (NASDAQ:OXLC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Oxford Industries (NYSE:OXM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $65.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Oxford Industries Inc.’s primary business is the design, manufacture, marketing and sale of consumer apparel products in the popular to better price ranges. Substantially all of their distribution facilities, offices and customers are located in the United States. Oxford is organized into four operating groups that reflect four major product lines: Oxford Shirt Group, Lanier Clothes, Oxford Slacks and the Oxford Womenswear Group. “

Premier Asset Management Group PLC (LON:PAM) had its add rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 185 ($2.39) price target on the stock.

Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ:PERY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $24.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men’s and women’s apparel, accessories, and fragrances. The company’s collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress and casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear and men’s and women’s swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands including Perry Ellis, Jantzen, Cubavera, Munsingwear, Savane, Original Penguin, Grand Slam, Natural Issue, Pro Player, the Havanera Co., Axis, Tricots St. Raphael, Gotcha, Girl Star and MCD. The company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties including Dockers for outerwear, Nike and JAG for swimwear, and PING and PGA TOUR for golf apparel. “

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital (NASDAQ:PFLT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. is a business development company. It is a closed-end, externally managed and non-diversified investment company. Its investment objectives are to generate current income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in floating rate loans and other investments made to the United States middle-market companies. The firm provides first lien secured debt and other opportunistic financings (mezzanine, private high yield debt, preferred and common stock) to middle market sponsors and companies. Its investments may include equity features, such as direct investments in the equity securities of borrowers or warrants or options to buy a minority interest in a portfolio company. It has investments in various sectors, including aerospace and defense; consumer services; healthcare and pharmaceuticals, and others. The firm has a value-oriented, bottoms-up investment philosophy. Its investment activities are managed by the investment advisor, PennantPark Investment Advisers LLC. “

Paramount Group (NASDAQ:PGRE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Paramount Group, Inc. is a real estate investment trust focused on owning, operating and managing Class A office properties. It provides asset management, leasing, acquisitions, redevelopment and financing. The Company owns properties in New York City, Washington D.C. and San Francisco. Paramount Group, Inc. is based in the United States. “

Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $1.25 price target 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. “

Park Electrochemical Corporation (NYSE:PKE) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They currently have a $22.00 target price on the stock.

PerkinElmer (NYSE:PKI) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $70.00 price target on the stock.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) (TSE:POT) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company.

PZ Cussons plc (LON:PZC) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They currently have a GBX 360 ($4.66) target price on the stock.

RPC (NYSE:RES) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $24.00 target price on the stock.

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE:RS) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $92.00 price target on the stock.

Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $45.00 target price on the stock.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $63.00 price target on the stock.

TechFinancials (LON:TECH) had its corporate rating reissued by analysts at Northland Securities.

Teradyne (NYSE:TER) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. Needham & Company LLC currently has a $40.00 target price on the stock.

Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $200.00 target price on the stock.

Timken Steel Corporation (NYSE:TMST) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company.

Tintri (NASDAQ:TNTR) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $8.50 price target on the stock.

Wright Medical Group N.V. (NASDAQ:WMGI) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC.

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $24.00 price target on the stock.

Xcerra Corporation (NASDAQ:XCRA) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Needham & Company LLC.

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