Stock Analysts’ downgrades for Friday, September 8th:

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Bank of China (OTCMKTS:BACHY) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) (NASDAQ:BCBP) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Crestwood Equity Partners (NYSE:CEQP) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Edenred Unspon (NASDAQ:EDNMY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Edenred SA offers prepaid corporate solutions to individuals and organizations. The Company provides vouchers for restaurant meals, childcare and other products and services are used to reward employees and loyal customers. Edenred SA is headquartered in Malakoff, France. “

Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Employers Holdings, Inc. is a specialty provider of workers compensation insurance focused on select small businesses engaged in low to medium hazard industries. It markets its products through independent local, regional, and national agents and brokers, as well as through its strategic partnerships and alliances and relationships with national, regional, and local trade groups and associations. Employers Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Reno, Nevada. “

Eurofins Scientifi (NASDAQ:ERFSF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Eurofins Scientific SE provides testing services. The company provides food and feed testing, bioanalytical, biopharma, pharma discovery, pharma early development, pharma central laboratory, biopharma product testing, genomic, agroscience, consumer product testing, forensic, environment testing and REACH services. It operates primarily in Benelux, France, Germany, North America, Nordic countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland and internationally. Eurofins Scientific SE is headquartered in Luxembourg. “

Fanuc Corp. (OTCMKTS:FANUY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Fanuc Ltd. is a manufacturer of factory automation and robots. It is engaged in the development, manufacture, sale and maintenance of robots and factory automation products primarily in Japan, US, Europe and other Asian countries. The Company’s technology is applied in the automation of machine tools. Its products lineup includes: computer numerical control series; servo motors; carbon dioxide laser oscillators; industrial lasers; robots and robot machines; machine for milling and boring, precision molding machines, wire-cut electric discharge machine and nano control technology based machines that have their applications in optical electronics, medical, semiconductor and biotechnology fields. Fanuc Ltd. is headquartered in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. “

Fuji Heavy Industries (OTCMKTS:FUJHY) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Faurecia (NASDAQ:FURCY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Faurecia SA engages in the manufacturing and supply of automotive components. It operating business segments consists of Faurecia Automotive Seating, Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies, Faurecia Interior Systems and Faurecia Automotive Exteriors. Faurecia Automotive Seating segment involves in the design of vehicle seats, manufacture of seating frames and adjustment mechanisms, and assembly of complete seating units. Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies segment engages in the manufacture and design of exhaust systems. Faurecia Interior Systems segment manufactures and designs instrument panels, door panels and modules, and acoustic components. Faurecia Automotive Exteriors segment involves in the design and manufacture of front ends and safety modules. Faurecia SA is headquartered in Nanterre, France. “

Independence Contract Drilling (NYSE:ICD) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Itv Plc. (OTCMKTS:ITVPY) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

QEP Resources (NYSE:QEP) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Sun Hung Kai Properties (OTCMKTS:SUHJY) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

United Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBCP) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEMKT:UEC) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Vascular Biogenics (NASDAQ:VBLT) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Vertex Energy (NASDAQ:VTNR) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

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