Analyst Articles – US

Novavax (NVAX) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at CIBC

Research analysts at CIBC began coverage on shares of Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) in a research note issued on Tuesday. The brokerage set an “outperform” rating and a $4.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. CIBC’s price target indicates a potential upside of 83.49% from the company’s previous close. Several other research firms have also weighed […]

Morgan Stanley (MS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Morgan Stanley's shares have outperformed the industry over the past three months. Also, the company possesses an impressive earnings surprise history, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate in each of […]

Koppers (KOP) Stock Rating Lowered by TheStreet

Koppers (NYSE:KOP) was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report issued on Friday. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Monness Crespi & Hardt raised Koppers from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 target price on the […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Costco Wholesale (COST) to Hold

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) 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, “Costco continues to be one of the dominant retail wholesalers based on the breadth and quality of merchandise offered. The stock, which has outpaced the industry […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers American Electric Power (AEP) to Hold

American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) 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, “American Electric's shares outperformed its industry in the past six months. Its newly announced investment strategy includes incremental investment in renewable generation projects throughout the […]

Meredith (MDP) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Meredith (NYSE:MDP) 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, “Shares of Meredith have not only declined but also underperformed the industry year to date. With advancing technology, the print media is declining. Waning print […]

Clearway Energy (CWEN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Clearway Energy (NYSE:CWEN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “In the past six months, shares of Clearway Energy have gained against a decline of the industry it belongs to. Clearway Energy, Inc. is […]

Morgan Stanley Lowers Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (FMS) to Equal Weight

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (NYSE:FMS) was downgraded by Morgan Stanley from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report issued on Monday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on FMS. Zacks Investment Research raised Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. from a […]

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday. According to Zacks, “Shares of Berkshire Hathaway have outperformed the industry in a year. The company is poised for growth over a longer-term banking on sturdy insurance business. Its property and […]

Banco Bradesco (BBD) Downgraded by HSBC to “Reduce”

Banco Bradesco (NYSE:BBD) was downgraded by investment analysts at HSBC from a “hold” rating to a “reduce” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Banco Bradesco from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.00 […]

Royal Bank of Canada’s (RY) Buy Rating Reiterated at Desjardins

Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) (TSE:RY)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Desjardins in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Several other research firms have also commented on RY. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Royal Bank of Canada from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on […]

MYR Group (MYRG) Raised to Buy at Nomura

MYR Group (NASDAQ:MYRG) was upgraded by research analysts at Nomura to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. Several other research analysts also recently commented on the company. BidaskClub downgraded MYR Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday. Macquarie raised MYR Group to a “buy” […]

Coherus Biosciences (CHRS) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Coherus Biosciences (NASDAQ:CHRS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Coherus Biosciences, Inc. is a biologics platform company developing biosimilar therapeutics. Its clinical stage pipeline consists of CHS-0214 in two Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of rheumatoid […]

FedEx (FDX) Lowered to Neutral at Bank of America

Bank of America lowered shares of FedEx (NYSE:FDX) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday, MarketBeat.com reports. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded FedEx from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, […]

Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Raised to Buy at Seaport Global Securities

Seaport Global Securities upgraded shares of Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Monday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. Seaport Global Securities currently has $215.00 price objective on the oil and gas development company’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $210.00. Other equities analysts […]

Alliance Data Systems (ADS) Stock Rating Upgraded by BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report report published on Monday, MarketBeat.com reports. The firm currently has $240.00 price target on the business services provider’s stock. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Other research analysts […]

Deutsche Bank Upgrades SWEDISH ORPHAN/S (SWTUY) to Buy

Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of SWEDISH ORPHAN/S (OTCMKTS:SWTUY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Monday, The Fly reports. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of SWEDISH ORPHAN/S from a hold rating to a buy rating and set […]

Mitsubishi Motors (MMTOF) Lifted to Neutral at Nomura

Mitsubishi Motors (OTCMKTS:MMTOF) was upgraded by research analysts at Nomura from a “reduce” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Tuesday. Separately, Citigroup upgraded Mitsubishi Motors from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, November 16th. Shares of Mitsubishi Motors stock remained flat at $$5.90 on […]

Staffing 360 Solutions (STAF) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Staffing 360 Solutions (NASDAQ:STAF) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. is engaged in a global buy-and-build strategy through the acquisition of staffing organizations in the US and the UK. Through both organic growth and […]

Teck Resources (TECK) Given a $35.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank set a $35.00 target price on Teck Resources (NYSE:TECK) (TSE:TECK) in a report released on Monday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the basic materials company’s stock. A number of other research firms have also issued reports on TECK. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Teck Resources from a sell rating to a […]

Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) Given a $43.00 Price Target at Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald set a $43.00 price target on Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA) in a report published on Monday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Citigroup increased their price objective on Vanda Pharmaceuticals from $31.00 to $47.00 […]

Netflix (NFLX) Coverage Initiated at DZ Bank

DZ Bank initiated coverage on shares of Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) in a research report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The firm set a “sell” rating and a $190.00 price target on the Internet television network’s stock. DZ Bank’s price objective suggests a potential downside of 30.11% from the stock’s current price. A number of other […]

Ra Pharmaceuticals (RARX) Given a $34.00 Price Target by BMO Capital Markets Analysts

BMO Capital Markets set a $34.00 price objective on Ra Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RARX) in a research report released on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on the company. Jefferies Financial Group increased their target price on Ra Pharmaceuticals to $40.00 and […]

Glu Mobile (GLUU) Price Target Raised to $9.50

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) had its price target boosted by Cowen to $9.50 in a research note released on Monday, The Fly reports. Cowen currently has an outperform rating on the stock. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Glu Mobile from a hold rating to a buy rating […]

Abeona Therapeutics’ (ABEO) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Mizuho

Mizuho restated their buy rating on shares of Abeona Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ABEO) in a research report report published on Monday. The brokerage currently has a $17.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. “We believe phase 1/2 data, including patient-reported outcomes, was encouraging and with a 3-month primary endpoint, we expect top-line data could be available […]

Denbury Resources (DNR) Given a $3.00 Price Target at UBS Group

UBS Group set a $3.00 price objective on Denbury Resources (NYSE:DNR) in a research report sent to investors on Monday, www.tipranks.com reports. The firm currently has a hold rating on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on DNR. Stephens assumed coverage on Denbury Resources in […]

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (EARN) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Monday. According to Zacks, “Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT is a real estate investment trust that specializes in acquiring, investing in and managing residential mortgage and real estate-related assets. Ellington Residential Mortgage […]

First Commonwealth Financial (FCF) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “First Commonwealth Financial Corporation is registered as a bank holding company under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended. The Corporation operates two chartered […]

Bellatrix Exploration (BXE) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Bellatrix Exploration (NYSE:BXE) (TSE:BXE) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Monday. According to Zacks, “Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. is an oil and gas company engaged in the exploration for, and the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas reserves in the […]

AngloGold Ashanti (AU) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE:AU) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “AngloGold Limited is the largest gold producer at 7 million ounces a year, with reserves of 126 m oz. The company has operations in six countries […]

Clorox (CLX) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Clorox (NYSE:CLX) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Monday. According to Zacks, “Clorox has outperformed the industry year to date owing to a robust surprise trend. First-quarter fiscal 2019 marked its eighth consecutive positive earnings surprise and fourth sales beat in the […]

Bilibili (BILI) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of Bilibili (NASDAQ:BILI) in a research note released on Monday morning. The brokerage issued an outperform rating on the stock. BILI has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Bilibili from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report […]

Credit Suisse Group Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Adobe (ADBE)

Credit Suisse Group reissued their buy rating on shares of Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) in a research note published on Monday morning. Credit Suisse Group currently has a $300.00 price objective on the software company’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Barclays lifted their price objective on Adobe from $297.00 […]

Wolfe Research Begins Coverage on Cisco Systems (CSCO)

Research analysts at Wolfe Research started coverage on shares of Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The firm set an “outperform” rating on the network equipment provider’s stock. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. UBS Group set a $56.00 price target […]

Welltower (WELL) Lifted to “Outperform” at Wells Fargo & Co

Welltower (NYSE:WELL) was upgraded by Wells Fargo & Co from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Several other analysts have also issued reports on the company. Scotiabank began coverage on Welltower in a report on Monday. They set a “sector perform” rating and […]

Gentex (GNTX) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at KeyCorp

KeyCorp assumed coverage on shares of Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) in a research note released on Monday, The Fly reports. The brokerage issued a sector weight rating on the auto parts company’s stock. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. BMO Capital Markets dropped their price target on Gentex from $25.00 to $24.00 and […]

Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) Upgraded by Wolfe Research to Buy

Wolfe Research upgraded shares of Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN) from a market perform rating to a buy rating in a report released on Monday morning, The Fly reports. Several other brokerages have also issued reports on PTEN. BidaskClub lowered Patterson-UTI Energy from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Friday, October […]

Marinus Pharmaceuticals (MRNS) Given a $25.00 Price Target by Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts

Cantor Fitzgerald set a $25.00 target price on Marinus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MRNS) in a research note published on Monday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on MRNS. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Marinus Pharmaceuticals from a hold rating […]

ConocoPhillips (COP) Raised to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $74.00 price target on the energy producer’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective indicates a potential upside of 13.50% from the stock’s current price. According to […]

Synlogic (SYBX) Given a $20.00 Price Target by HC Wainwright Analysts

HC Wainwright set a $20.00 price target on Synlogic (NASDAQ:SYBX) in a report published on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. Several other analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Citigroup raised shares of Synlogic from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research […]

B. Riley Reiterates “Neutral” Rating for NutriSystem (NTRI)

NutriSystem (NASDAQ:NTRI)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by analysts at B. Riley in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. They presently have a $45.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $52.00. B. Riley’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 3.02% from the stock’s current price. A […]

Morgan Stanley Trims CIT Group (CIT) Target Price to $52.00

CIT Group (NYSE:CIT) had its price target dropped by equities researchers at Morgan Stanley from $56.00 to $52.00 in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has an “equal weight” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Morgan Stanley’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 19.90% from the company’s current price. […]

Iberdrola (IBE) Given a €7.30 Price Target by Deutsche Bank Analysts

Deutsche Bank set a €7.30 ($8.49) price objective on Iberdrola (BME:IBE) in a research report released on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on IBE. Royal Bank of Canada set a €7.50 ($8.72) target price on Iberdrola and gave the […]

Becton Dickinson and (BDX) Cut to C+ at TheStreet

Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) was downgraded by equities researchers at TheStreet from a “b+” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on BDX. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on Becton Dickinson and from $250.00 to $280.00 and […]

Weatherford International (WFT) Downgraded by Wells Fargo & Co

Weatherford International (NYSE:WFT) was downgraded by equities researchers at Wells Fargo & Co from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on WFT. Tudor Pickering upgraded Weatherford International from a “sell” rating […]

Yelp (YELP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by SunTrust Banks

SunTrust Banks restated their hold rating on shares of Yelp (NYSE:YELP) in a research note published on Monday morning. A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on YELP. Royal Bank of Canada dropped their price objective on shares of Yelp to $38.00 and set a positive rating for the company in a […]

Tenneco (TEN) Earns Sector Weight Rating from Analysts at KeyCorp

KeyCorp started coverage on shares of Tenneco (NYSE:TEN) in a research note published on Monday morning, The Fly reports. The firm issued a sector weight rating on the auto parts company’s stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Tenneco from an equal weight […]

Phillips 66 Partners (PSXP) Rating Lowered to Neutral at Bank of America

Bank of America cut shares of Phillips 66 Partners (NYSE:PSXP) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note released on Monday morning, MarketBeat reports. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Morgan Stanley lowered Phillips 66 Partners from an equal weight rating to an underweight rating […]

Celcuity (CELC) Given a $36.00 Price Target at HC Wainwright

HC Wainwright set a $36.00 price target on Celcuity (NASDAQ:CELC) in a report published on Monday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. “Our price target is derived from a market value of the firm at $369M, which includes a discounted cash flow based asset value for CELx tests, with a 15% […]

Premier (PINC) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Premier (NASDAQ:PINC) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Premier, Inc. operates as a healthcare alliance. The company brings together hospitals, health systems, physicians and other healthcare providers primarily in the United States. It also maintains […]