Analyst Articles – US

LG Display Co., Ltd. (LPL) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

LG Display Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LPL) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “LG Display Co., Ltd., formerly known as LG Philips LCD Co., Ltd., primarily manufactures and sells thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels. […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Limelight Networks, Inc. (LLNW) to Hold

Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “LIMELIGHT NETWORKS, INC. is a content delivery partner enabling the next wave of Internet business and entertainment. More than 1300 Internet, entertainment, software, and technology brands trust their […]

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Upgraded at Vetr Inc.

Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) was upgraded by equities researchers at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $64.21 target price on the airline’s stock. Vetr‘s price target indicates a potential upside of 4.39% from the stock’s current price. LUV has been the […]

American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at Vetr Inc.

American Outdoor Brands Corporation (NASDAQ:AOBC) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Vetr from a “sell” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $26.01 price objective on the stock. Vetr‘s target price would suggest a potential upside of 13.33% from the stock’s previous […]

Biogen Inc. (BIIB) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at Vetr Inc.

Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) was upgraded by investment analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $311.67 target price on the biotechnology company’s stock. Vetr‘s price target would indicate a potential upside of 14.90% from the company’s previous close. […]

Monsanto Company (MON) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to “Buy”

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $122.35 price target on the basic materials company’s stock. Vetr‘s price target points to a potential upside of 4.35% from […]

W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $79.00 price objective on the specialty chemicals company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 12.44% from the stock’s […]

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Huntsman Corporation is among the world’s largest global manufacturers of differentiated and commodity chemical products for a variety of industrial and consumer applications. “ A number of other […]

HealthStream, Inc. (HSTM) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSTM) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $29.00 price objective on the technology company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target suggests a potential upside of 13.77% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, […]

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $4.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target indicates a potential upside of 11.42% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, […]

On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

On Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “On Assignment, Inc., through its first operating division, Lab Support, is a leading nationwide provider of temporary scientific professionals to laboratories in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades The Finish Line, Inc. (FINL) to “Hold”

The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “The Finish Line, Inc. together with its wholly owned subsidiary Spike’s Holding, Inc. is one of the largest mall based specialty retailers of brand […]

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Capitol Federal Financial is a federally chartered mid-tier holding company. Capitol Federal Savings Bank is the only operating subsidiary. The bank is a community-oriented financial institution […]

Natus Medical Incorporated (BABY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Natus Medical Incorporated is a leading provider of healthcare products used for the screening, detection, treatment, monitoring and tracking of common medical ailments such as hearing impairment, […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (EGBN) to Hold

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “EAGLE BANCORP is the holding company for EagleBank. The Bank is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, and conducts full service commercial banking services through nine offices, located in […]

EXACT Sciences Co. (EXAS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

EXACT Sciences Co. (NASDAQ:EXAS) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a $39.00 price objective on the medical research company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 14.40% from the stock’s […]

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (BLMN) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. is a casual dining restaurant company with a portfolio of differentiated restaurant concepts. It has five concepts: Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish […]

Franklin Financial Network, Inc. (FSB) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Franklin Financial Network, Inc. (NYSE:FSB) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Franklin Financial Network, Inc. is a bank holding company for Franklin Synergy Bank. The Company provides banking and financial services to small […]

BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) Raised to “B-” at TheStreet

BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) was upgraded by TheStreet from a “d” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note issued on Friday. Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on BBRY. Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and set a $9.00 target price (up previously from $8.50) on shares […]

TheStreet Downgrades Burlington Stores, Inc. (BURL) to C+

Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) was downgraded by stock analysts at TheStreet from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report issued on Friday. Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on BURL. Cowen and Company set a $103.00 target price on shares of Burlington Stores and gave the company a “buy” rating in […]

Ryder System, Inc. (R) Upgraded to “Buy” at ValuEngine

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) was upgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. A number of other research firms have also recently commented on R. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Ryder System from a “sell” rating to […]

Calpine Corporation (CPN) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “CALPINE CORPORATION is helping meet the needs of an economy that demands more and cleaner sources of electricity. Calpine is a major U.S. power company, capable of delivering […]

Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL) Given a $58.00 Price Target by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Analysts

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $58.00 price objective on Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Western […]

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Upgraded by TheStreet to “B”

TheStreet upgraded shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) from a c+ rating to a b rating in a report issued on Friday morning. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a hold rating and set a $26.50 target price on shares of Fifth Third Bancorp […]

ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) Upgraded to “Sell” at BidaskClub

ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on the stock. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $53.00 target price on shares of ONEOK in […]

Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. (CVTI) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVTI) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Covenant Transport, Inc. is a truckload carrier that offers just-in-time and other premium transportation service for customers throughout the United States. “ […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) to Hold

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Franklin Resources’ shares outperformed the Zacks categorized Investment Management industry over the past six months. We remain optimistic as strategic acquisitions and solid […]

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Price Target Increased to $0.00 by Analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) had its price objective hoisted by Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. in a research report released on Monday. A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on DRI. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a buy rating and set a $102.00 price objective on shares of Darden Restaurants in a report on Friday, June […]

CardConnect Corp. (CCN) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

CardConnect Corp. (NASDAQ:CCN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $17.00 target price on the business services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price would suggest a potential upside of 11.84% from the company’s previous close. According […]

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) Cut to “Strong Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Peabody Energy Corporation is a coal company. It provides voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies. The company serves metallurgical and thermal […]

Web.com Group Inc (WEB) Receives Hold Rating from Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Web.com Group Inc (NASDAQ:WEB) in a research report report published on Monday. Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on WEB. B. Riley reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of Web.com Group in a research note on Wednesday, […]

GrubHub Inc (GRUB) Downgraded to “Equal Weight” at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of GrubHub Inc (NASDAQ:GRUB) from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a research note released on Monday. They currently have $43.00 price target on the information services provider’s stock, down from their previous price target of $47.00. Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on GRUB. Roth […]

FedEx Corporation (FDX) Lowered to Sell at Vetr Inc.

Vetr cut shares of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has $206.26 target price on the shipping service provider’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. BMO Capital Markets increased their target […]

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) Downgraded by Gordon Haskett to “Hold”

Gordon Haskett downgraded shares of Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Monday. The brokerage currently has $42.00 price objective on the stock. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on WFM. TheStreet upgraded Whole Foods Market from a c+ rating to […]

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (TNXP) Now Covered by Analysts at Aegis

Aegis assumed coverage on shares of Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:TNXP) in a research report report published on Monday morning. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $10.00 target price on the stock. Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ TNXP) traded down 1.62% during trading on Monday, hitting $4.26. The stock had a trading volume […]

Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NVMI) Given New $28.00 Price Target at Stifel Nicolaus

Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) had its price target boosted by Stifel Nicolaus from $25.00 to $28.00 in a research report report published on Monday. They currently have a buy rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the company. Needham & Company LLC increased their price target on […]

MEI Pharma, Inc. (MEIP) Receives Buy Rating from Cann

Cann reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of MEI Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEIP) in a research report report published on Monday. They currently have a $6.50 price target on the stock. “MEI Pharma and partner Helsinn presented positive findings at the European Hematology Association (EHA) meeting in Madrid, Spain from a genetic mutation analysis of patients […]

National Bank Holdings Corporation (NBHC) Given a $34.00 Price Target by Stephens Analysts

Stephens set a $34.00 price objective on National Bank Holdings Corporation (NYSE:NBHC) in a research report released on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the financial services provider’s stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on NBHC. Zacks Investment Research cut National Bank Holdings Corporation from a […]

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) Downgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. KSS has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Robert W. Baird set a $44.00 target price on Kohl’s Corporation and gave the stock a hold rating in […]

Terex Corporation (TEX) Given a $45.00 Price Target at Credit Suisse Group

Credit Suisse Group set a $45.00 price target on Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) in a report issued on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the industrial products company’s stock. A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on TEX. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Terex Corporation from a buy rating to a […]

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) Given a $9.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets set a $9.00 target price on Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the oil and gas producer’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kosmos […]

Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (MMSI) Receives “Overweight” Rating from Piper Jaffray Companies

Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MMSI) in a research note published on Monday. The firm currently has a $39.00 price target on the medical instruments supplier’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on MMSI. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares […]

ImmunoGen, Inc. (IMGN) Given a $5.00 Price Target at Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada set a $5.00 target price on ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Canaccord Genuity set a $6.00 price target on shares […]

East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Wedbush

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at Wedbush in a report issued on Tuesday. They presently have a $68.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Wedbush’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 18.78% from the stock’s previous close. EWBC has been the subject of […]

Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV) Coverage Initiated at Mizuho

Stock analysts at Mizuho began coverage on shares of Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the business services provider’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vantiv from a “hold” rating to a […]

MB Financial’s (MBFI) “Neutral” Rating Reiterated at Wedbush

MB Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:MBFI)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wedbush in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. They presently have a $48.00 price objective on the bank’s stock. Wedbush’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 11.29% from the stock’s current price. A number of other […]

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO) Given a $20.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets set a $20.00 target price on Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the oil and gas producer’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on CRZO. Zacks Investment Research cut Carrizo […]

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Shares of Southwest Airlines have performed well, outperforming the Zacks categorized Transportation-Airline industry in the last six months. Ushering in further good news, the company hiked its quarterly […]

SVB Financial Group (SIVB) Earns Neutral Rating from Wedbush

SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Wedbush in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $192.00 price objective on the bank’s stock. Wedbush’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 10.06% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts have also […]

Stephens Analysts Give Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH) a $31.00 Price Target

Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has been assigned a $31.00 target price by investment analysts at Stephens in a report issued on Monday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Stephens’ price objective suggests a potential upside of 21.57% from the company’s current price. HTH has been the topic of […]