Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Friday, September 8th:

Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) had its underperform rating reissued by analysts at Credit Suisse Group.

Amerisur Resources plc (LON:AMER) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. The firm currently has a GBX 20 ($0.26) target price on the stock.

Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) had its target price raised by Berenberg Bank from GBX 690 ($8.91) to GBX 760 ($9.82). The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock.

Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They currently have a GBX 680 ($8.78) target price on the stock.

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) had its outperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group.

eve Sleep plc (LON:EVE) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt. They currently have a GBX 135 ($1.74) price target on the stock.

Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) had its outperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group.

Just Eat PLC (LON:JE) had its target price boosted by Credit Suisse Group from GBX 780 ($10.07) to GBX 825 ($10.65). Credit Suisse Group currently has an outperform rating on the stock.

M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $27.00 target price on the stock. 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 upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $30.00 target price on the stock. 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. “

Middlesex Water (NASDAQ:MSEX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Middlesex Water Company treats, stores and distributes water for residential, commercial, industrial and fire prevention purposes. “

Mulesoft (NASDAQ:MULE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “MuleSoft, Inc. owns and operates Anypoint Platform, an integration solution for connecting applications, data sources, and devices, both on-premises and in the cloud. Its hybrid integration platform includes iPaaS, ESB and a unified solution for API management, design and publishing. MuleSoft, Inc. is headquartered in San Francisco, California. “

New Age Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:NBEV) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “New Age Beverages Corporation is a beverage company. The company’s brand portfolio include XingTea (R) , Aspen Pure (R) , Artesian Water, BĂșcha (R) Live Kombucha, Marley One Drop (R), RTD Coffee and Marley Mellow Mood (TM). New Age Beverages Corporation, formerly known as American Brewing Company Inc., is based in USA. “

NBT Bancorp (NASDAQ:NBTB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “NBT BANCORP INC. is a one bank holding company engaged in general banking business. “

Minerva Neurosciences (NASDAQ:NERV) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It is focused on the development and commercialization of a portfolio of product candidates to treat central nervous system diseases. The Company’s pipeline will initially target the treatment of schizophrenia, major depressive disorder (MDD), insomnia, and Parkinson’s disease. Its product candidates include MIN-101, MIN-117, MIN-202 and MIN-301. Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. is based in Cambridge, MA, United States. “

Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS:NHYDY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Norsk Hydro ASA is an aluminium company with production, sales and trading activities. The company’s operating segment consists of Bauxite & Alumina, Primary Metal, Metal Markets, Rolled Products, Energy and Other and eliminations. Norsk Hydro ASA is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. “

Nomura Holdings Inc ADR (NYSE:NMR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $6.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “NOMURA HLDG-ADR is a leading financial services group in Japan and has worldwide operations, providing a wide range of value-added financial services and competitive products. These include brokerage, trading, underwriting, M&A financial advisory services, merchant banking, and development and management of investment trusts and investment advisory services to diversified clients such as individuals, corporations, financial institutions, governments and governmental agencies. “

Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) (NYSE:NTB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited offers bank and wealth management services. It provides retail and corporate banking products and services as well as wealth management solutions comprising trust, private banking and asset management. The company operates primarily in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, The Bahamas, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda. “

Northgate plc (LON:NTG) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt. The firm currently has a GBX 575 ($7.43) price target on the stock.

Nutanix (NASDAQ:NTNX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $25.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Nutanix, Inc. provides an enterprise cloud platform which converges silos of server, virtualization and storage into integrated solution and connects to public cloud services. Nutanix, Inc. is based in San Jose, United States. “

NV5 Global (NASDAQ:NVEE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “NV5 Holding Inc. offers professional, technical consulting and certification solutions for public and private sector. The company focuses on business services which include construction quality assurance, infrastructure engineering, energy services, program management, and environmental services. It operates in California, Colorado, Utah, Florida and New Jersey. NV5 Holding Inc. is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida. “

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They currently have a GBX 2,500 ($32.29) target price on the stock.

Rockhopper Exploration Plc (LON:RKH) was upgraded by analysts at Peel Hunt to a buy rating. The firm currently has GBX 40 ($0.52) target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of GBX 25 ($0.32).

RSA Insurance Group plc (LON:RSA) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Credit Suisse Group.

Safestyle UK PLC (LON:SFE) had its price target cut by Liberum Capital from GBX 285 ($3.68) to GBX 215 ($2.78). Liberum Capital currently has a buy rating on the stock.

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