Equities Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Saturday, September 2nd:

Li Ning (OTCMKTS:LNNGY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $20.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Li Ning Company Limited operates as a designer, developer, manufacturer and distributor of sports footwear, apparel, accessories and equipment for sport and leisure uses under its own LI-NING brand in the Peoples’ Republic of China. Additionally, the Group distributes sports products under its Z-DO brand via hypermarket channel; manufactures, markets, distributes and sells outdoor sports products under the French brand AIGLE and engages in manufacture, research and development, marketing and sale of table tennis and other sports equipment under the Double Happiness brand. The Company also develops, manufactures, markets, distributes and sells the licensed products under the Italian sports fashion brand Lotto; and engages in the research and development, manufacture and sale of professional badminton equipment under the Kason brand. Li Ning Company Limited is headquartered in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. “

Movado Group (NYSE:MOV) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $32.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Movado Group, Inc. is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of quality watches with prominent brands sold in almost every price category comprising the watch industry. The company’s watch brands include Movado, Concord, and ESQ. “

Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $47.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “OTTER TAIL’s primary business is the production, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is also engaged in other businesses which are referred to as Health Services Operations and Diversified Operations. “

Paramount Group (NASDAQ:PGRE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $18.00 price target on the stock. 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. “

ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “ePlus Inc. serves as the parent holding company for ePlus Group, Inc., ePlus Technology of NC, Inc., ePlus Technology of PA, Inc., ePlus Technology, Inc., ePlus Government, Inc., ePlus Capital, Inc., ePlus Systems, Inc., ePlus Content Services, Inc and MLC Leasing, S.A. de C.V. “

Red Electrica Corporacion SA (OTCMKTS:RDEIY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Red Electrica Corporacion, S.A. is primarily engaged in power transmission and operation of electrical systems in Spain. The Company performs its functions in coordination with the operators and clients of the Iberian power market to ensure continuity and security of power supply. Red El√©ctrica also acts as the operator of the insular and extra peninsular power systems. The Company also provides consulting and advisory services and telecommunication services through its subsidiaries. Red Electrica Corporacion, S.A. is headquartered in Alcobendas, Spain. “

Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Retail Properties of America, Inc. is a real estate investment trust that owns and operates shopping centers in the United States. Its retail-operating portfolio includes power centers, community centers, neighborhood centers, lifestyle centers and single-user retail properties. The Company’s retail properties are primarily located in retail districts. Retail Properties of America, Inc. is headquartered in Oak Brook, IL. “

SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Fang Holdings Limited operates as a real estate Internet portal primarily in China. It provides marketing, e-commerce, listing and other value-added services for real estate and home furnishing and improvement sectors. Fang Holdings Limited, formerly known as SouFun Holdings Limited, is based in Beijing, China. “

South State Corporation (NASDAQ:SSB) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “South State Corporation is a bank holding company for South State Bank. The Bank provides a range of retail and commercial banking services, mortgage lending services, trust and investment services, and consumer finance loans. It offers demand, time and savings deposits, lending and credit card servicing; automated teller machine processing; and wealth management and trust services. South State Corporation, formerly known as First Financial Holdings, Inc., is headquartered in South Carolina. “

STHREE (NASDAQ:STREF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $4.50 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “SThree Plc is engaged in staffing businesses. It provides permanent and contract specialist staff to its client base. The company’s brand comprises Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment, Huxley, Real Staffing Group, Newington International, JP Gray, Hyden and Orgtel. It operates primarily in Australia and Europe. SThree Plc is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. “

Mast Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SVRA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $6.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Savara Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company. It focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of patients with rare respiratory diseases. Savara Inc., formerly known as Mast Therapeutics, Inc., is based in Austin, United States. “

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