Key Calls (Monday): Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations


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Here’s what I hope to be a daily issue and my own personal homage to The Heisenberg Report’s Key Calls piece that has been recently retired.


(Bloomberg) — Changes since prior close.

Upgrade

UPGRADES:

  • Applied Genetics (AGTC) upgraded to outperform at Wells Fargo; PT $20 *
  • Avon (AVP) upgraded to buy at DA Davidson
  • Hartford Financial (HIG) upgraded to buy at B Riley FBR; PT $60
  • Huazhu ADRs (HTHT) upgraded to buy at Goldman; PT $39
  • KVH Industries (KVHI) upgraded to buy at Chardan; PT Set to $20
  • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies (MDF CN) raised to buy at Acumen
  • Plains All American (PAA) upgraded to buy at Stifel; PT $28
  • Plains GP (PAGP) upgraded to buy at Stifel; PT $28
  • United Natural (UNFI) upgraded to sector perform at RBC; PT $32*

Downgrade

DOWNGRADES:

  • Bilibili ADRs (BILI) cut to equal-weight at Morgan Stanley; PT $11
  • Bloomin’ Brands (BLMN) downgraded to market perform at BMO; PT $21
  • Brinker (EAT) downgraded to underperform at BMO; PT $40
  • Chesapeake Utilities (CPK) downgraded to neutral at Janney Montgomery
  • Chuy’s Holdings (CHUY) downgraded to underperform at BMO; PT $23
  • Comcast (CMCSA) downgraded to market perform at Oppenheimer
  • CoreSite Realty (COR) downgraded to market perform at Cowen; PT $107
  • Crestwood Equity (CEQP) downgraded to hold at Stifel; Price Target $38
  • Darden (DRI) downgraded to underperform at BMO; PT $96
  • K2M (KTWO) downgraded to sector perform at RBC; Price Target $24
  • Noble Midstream Partners (NBLX) cut to market perform at Wells Fargo
  • PPG Industries (PPG) downgraded to neutral at Credit Suisse; PT $119
  • Pinnacle Foods (PF) downgraded to neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Sprouts Farmers (SFM) downgraded to market perform at Wells Fargo
  • Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) downgraded to underperform at BMO

INITIATION

INITIATIONS:

  • AMD (AMD) rated new outperform at RBC; PT $40 *
  • Air Products (APD) rated new outperform at Bernstein; PT $202
  • Caesars Entertainment (CZR) rated new sell at UBS; PT $9
  • GreenTree Hospitality ADRs (GHG) rated new neutral at Goldman
  • Idera (IDRA) rated new overweight at Barclays; PT $14
  • Praxair (PX) rated new underperform at Bernstein; PT $132

Charts 

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Happy trading.



-R.W.N II

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