Investment Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Thursday, September 7th:

Armadale Capital PLC (LON:ACP) had its speculative buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities.

Accrol Group Holdings PLC (LON:ACRL) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 200 ($2.58) target price on the stock.

Babcock International Group PLC (LON:BAB) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital.

Carclo plc (LON:CAR) was downgraded by analysts at FinnCap to a hold rating. They currently have GBX 165 ($2.13) target price on the stock.

Chariot Oil & Gas Limited (LON:CHAR) had its corporate rating reiterated by analysts at FinnCap. They currently have a GBX 35 ($0.45) price target on the stock.

Clarkson PLC (LON:CKN) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 3,300 ($42.62) target price on the stock.

Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) had its sell rating reissued by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG.

easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Beaufort Securities.

Ferrum Crescent Limited (LON:FCR) had its speculative buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities.

Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Whitman Howard. They currently have a GBX 310 ($4.00) price target on the stock.

Go-Ahead Group plc (LON:GOG) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 1,910 ($24.67) price target on the stock.

Gap, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GPS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 3,400 ($43.91) price target on the stock.

Luxottica Group SpA (NASDAQ:LUXTY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $64.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Luxottica Group is the world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of high quality eyeglass frames and sunglasses in the mid and premium priced market segments. The Company’s products, which are designed and produced in four facilities based in Northern Italy, include over 1,700 styles available in a wide array of colors and sizes. The eyeglass and sunglass frames manufactured by Luxottica are sold through twelve wholly-owned distributors in the United States, Canada, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Germany, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Switzerland and Mexico. “

ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $45.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “ManTech International Corporation delivers a broad array of information technology and technical services solutions to U.S. federal government customers, focusing primarily on critical national defense programs for the intelligence community and Department of Defense. They design, develop, procure, implement, operate, test and maintain mission-critical, enterprise information technology and communication systems and infrastructures for federal government customers in the United States and worldwide. “

Malibu Boats (NASDAQ:MBUU) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $30.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Malibu Boats, Inc. operates as a designer, manufacturer and marketer of sport boats primarily in the United States. The Company sells its boats under two brands: Malibu and Axis Wake Research. Its sport boats used for water sports including water skiing, wakeboarding and wake surfing as well as for general recreational boating use. Malibu Boats, Inc. is based in Loudon, United States. “

McBride plc (LON:MCB) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 235 ($3.03) price target on the stock.

MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “MGE Energy is a public utility holding company. Its principal subsidiary, MGE, generates and distributes electricity to more than 128,000 customers in Dane County, Wisconsin (250 square miles) and purchases, transports and distributes natural gas to nearly 123,000 customers in seven south-central and western Wisconsin counties (1,375 square miles). (Press Release) “

MGM Growth Properties (NYSE:MGP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $34.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “MGM Growth Properties LLC is a real estate investment trust. The company is engaged in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of destination entertainment and leisure resorts which include casino gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment and retail offerings. MGM Growth Properties LLC is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. “

M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “M/I Homes, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading builders of single-family homes. Their homes are marketed and sold under the trade names M/I Homes and Showcase Homes. They have homebuilding operations in Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Tampa, Orlando and Palm Beach County, Florida; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Virginia and Maryland. “

Motorcar Parts of America (NASDAQ:MPAA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Mototcar Parts & Accessories Inc. is a leading manufacturer of replacement alternators and starters for imported and domestic cars and light trucks in the United States and Canada. The company’s full line of alternators and starters are remanufactured for vehicles imported from Japan, Germany, Sweden, France and Korea. The imported vehicles for which the company remanufactures alternators and starters also include vehicles produced by GM, Chrysler and Ford. The company also assembles and distributes ignition wire sets for imported and domestic cars and light trucks. “

Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $20.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Marten Transport, Ltd. is a long-haul truckload carrier providing protective service and time- sensitive transportation. Protective service transportation means temperature controlled or insulated carriage of temperature-sensitive materials and general commodities. “

WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (NASDAQ:MRWSY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $18.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC is engaged in the operation of food retailing primarily in the United Kingdom. It manufactures and distributes meat, fish, bakery, fruit and veg, deli and flowers. Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC is based in Bradford, the United Kingdom. “

Materialise NV (NASDAQ:MTLS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $15.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Materialise NV is a provider of Additive Manufacturing (AM) software solutions and sophisticated 3D printing services in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design and consumer products. The Company specializes in preparation of 3D prototypes for manufactures, software development, biomedical research, and online services. It is also engaged in the development of solutions for orthopedics, biomedical software and engineering, and printing of cardiovascular models. Materialise NV is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. “

Myovant Sciences (NASDAQ:MYOV) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Myovant Sciences Ltd. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focused on developing and commercializing therapies for women’s health diseases and other endocrine-related disorders, including advanced prostate cancer. The company’s product candidate consists of relugolix which are in clinical trial, an oral once-daily small molecule that acts as a gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor antagonist. Myovant Sciences Ltd. is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “

NCS Multistage Holdings (NASDAQ:NCSM) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. provides engineered products and support services for oil and natural gas well completions and field development strategies primarily in the United States and internationally. NCS Multistage Holdings Inc. is headquartered in Houston, Texas. “

Newriver Reit PLC (LON:NRR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 370 ($4.78) price target on the stock.

Senior plc (LON:SNR) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

SSP Group PLC (LON:SSPG) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 600 ($7.75) price target on the stock.

Scisys Plc (LON:SSY) had its corporate rating reissued by analysts at FinnCap. The firm currently has a GBX 155 ($2.00) target price on the stock.

FinnCap assumed coverage on shares of Shield Therapeutics PLC (LON:STX). They issued a buy rating and a GBX 270 ($3.49) target price on the stock.

Tiziana Life Sciences PLC (LON:TILS) had its speculative buy rating reissued by analysts at Beaufort Securities. Beaufort Securities currently has a GBX 400 ($5.17) target price on the stock.

Water Intelligence PLC (LON:WATR) had its corporate rating reiterated by analysts at FinnCap. FinnCap currently has a GBX 144 ($1.86) price target on the stock.

Zambeef Products Plc (LON:ZAM) had its corporate rating reaffirmed by analysts at FinnCap. The firm currently has a GBX 20 ($0.26) target price on the stock.

Zpg Plc (LON:ZPG) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 450 ($5.81) target price on the stock.

Zpg Plc (LON:ZPLA) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 450 ($5.81) target price on the stock.

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