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

Ashford Hospitality Prime (NYSE:AHP) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird currently has a $11.00 target price on the stock.

Antares Pharma (NASDAQ:ATRS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies.

Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $26.50 target price on the stock.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BME:BBVA) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co.

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $68.00 target price on the stock.

Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ:BV) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They currently have a $7.00 price target on the stock.

The Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird currently has a $49.00 target price on the stock.

Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Ciena reported impressive third-quarter fiscal 2017 results. Both earnings and revenues were better than the Zacks Consensus Estimate and improved on a year-over-year basis. The results showed that the company’s diversified product portfolio is helping it to expand its customer base. We note that Ciena’s WaveServer platform gained significant traction in the reported quarter. The company is well poised to gain in the optical data center interconnect (DCI) market. Besides developing 5G technologies for service providers and Fiber Deep cable MSO customers, the company will also have a positive role to play in further fiber densification of the network. Moreover, strong international growth opportunity particularly in the Asia-Pacific market is positive in our view. However, intensifying competition, uncertainty related to government business and macroeconomic volatility are major headwinds.”

Collegium Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:COLL) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $14.00 target price on the stock.

Capita PLC (LON:CPI) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 850 ($10.98) target price on the stock.

Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) had its target price raised by Numis Securities Ltd from GBX 630 ($8.14) to GBX 655 ($8.46). Numis Securities Ltd currently has an add rating on the stock.

Donaldson (NYSE:DCI) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $47.00 target price on the stock.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at FBR & Co. The firm currently has a $97.00 price target on the stock. The analysts wrote, “We update estimates to factor in Disney CEO Bob Iger’s statement at an investor conference Sept. 7 that Disney’s EPS was likely to be comparable in F2017 to F2016, a step down from former guidance for modest growth.” Disney’s stock dipped on the comments, along with the media group. But we read the reduced EPS outlook as mainly due to Hurricane Irma, meaning the EPS trim should largely come back in F2018. We didn’t see Iger raising any new secular concerns, although another presenter, Comcast, raised a form of secular concern with disclosure of expectations for up to 150,000 video sub losses in the Sept. quarter, due, in part to competition from skinny bundle SVOD services. But competition of this sort isn’t necessarily negative for Disney (or CBS, Fox, Tegna and TV stations), since they are largely in the online skinny bundles.””

Duluth Holdings (NASDAQ:DLTH) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird.

Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) was downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird to a hold rating. The firm currently has $92.00 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 ($14.85) price target on the stock.

ExlService Holdings (NASDAQ:EXLS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They currently have a $62.00 target price on the stock.

Fenner plc (LON:FENR) had its add rating reiterated by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They currently have a GBX 385 ($4.97) target price on the stock.

Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird currently has a $102.00 target price on the stock.

Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird currently has a $136.00 price target on the stock.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $68.00 price target on the stock.

The Habit Restaurants (NASDAQ:HABT) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird.

HeidelbergCement AG (ETR:HEI) was given a €101.12 ($120.38) price target by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird currently has a $20.00 target price on the stock.

Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $20.00 target price on the stock.

Horizon Discovery Group PLC (LON:HZD) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. The firm currently has a GBX 300 ($3.87) target price on the stock.

Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE:INN) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They currently have a $17.00 price target on the stock.

Leggett & Platt, (NYSE:LEG) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $49.00 target price on the stock.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings (NYSE:LL) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They currently have a $32.00 price target on the stock.

Microchip Technology (NASDAQ:MCHP) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. The firm currently has a $120.00 target price on the stock.

Micro Focus International plc (LON:MCRO) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. The firm currently has a GBX 2,800 ($36.16) target price on the stock.

Mueller Water Products (NYSE:MWA) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $13.00 target price on the stock.

Verifone Systems (NYSE:PAY) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $20.00 target price on the stock.

Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $95.00 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “We attend Proofpoint’s analyst day in New York where management introduced a new 2020 outlook with higher revenue targets. Proofpoint continues to benefit from the proliferation of advanced email-bound attacks and the shift to public cloud. We view the latent cross-sell opportunity within Proofpoint’s customer base as significant.””

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) had its sell rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $408.00 price target on the stock.

Banco Santander, (BME:SAN) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co.

Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ:SCSS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $38.00 price target on the stock.

Summit Financial Group (NASDAQ:SMMF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Summit Financial Group operates thirteen banking locations through its three wholly owned subsidiary banks, Summit Community Bank headquartered in Moorefield, West Virginia, Capital State Bank, Inc. headquartered in Charleston, West Virginia, and Shenandoah Valley National Bank in Winchester, Virginia. Summit also operates Summit Financial, LLC, a residential mortgage loan originator located in Herndon, Virginia. “

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $86.00 price target on the stock.

Sasol (NYSE:SSL) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Sasol Limited is engaged in the mining and processing of coal. It also produces chemicals, explores for and refines crude oil, and manufactures fertilizers and explosives. In addition, it converts coal to petrochemicals products, such as diesel fuels and gasoline. “

Starcom PLC (LON:STAR) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Northland Securities. Northland Securities currently has a GBX 3.70 ($0.05) target price on the stock.

Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $21.00 target price on the stock.

Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird.

Supernus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SUPN) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They currently have a $45.00 target price on the stock.

Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Liberty Tax, Inc. provides tax preparation services. Its principal operations are conducted through its subsidiary, JTH Tax, Inc. The company engages through its subsidiaries as a franchisor and operator of a system of income tax preparation. It facilitates its customer refund-based tax settlement financial products, such as refund anticipation loans, electronic refund checks, and personal income tax refund discounting. The company also offers online tax preparation services and finance to franchisees for the purchase of franchises, clusters of territories, company?owned stores and for working capital and equipment needs. Liberty Tax Inc., formerly known as JTH Holding, Inc., is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia. “

Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They currently have a $34.00 target price on the stock.

Thor Industries (NYSE:THO) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They currently have a $120.00 target price on the stock.

Tintri (NASDAQ:TNTR) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They currently have a $6.50 target price on the stock.

Venture Life Group PLC (LON:VLG) had its corporate rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities.

Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird currently has a $24.00 target price on the stock.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $78.00 price target on the stock.

Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $17.00 target price on the stock.

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