Key Calls (Wednesday): Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

 

 

 

 

Upgrade

UPGRADES:

  • Akorn (AKRX) upgraded to overweight at Piper Jaffray; PT $9
  • American Air (AAL) upgraded to buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Arista Networks (ANET) upgraded to outperform at BMO; PT $279
  • Capstar Financial (CSTR) upgraded to neutral at Compass Point; PT $17
  • Delta Air Lines (DAL) upgraded to buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Infosys ADRs (INFO IN) upgraded to market perform at William Blair
  • Kadmon Holdings (KDMN) raised to hold at WBB Securities; PT $2.90
  • Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) upgraded to overweight at JPMorgan
  • NetApp (NTAP) upgraded to buy at Goldman; PT $91
  • Pure Storage (PSTG) upgraded to neutral at Goldman; PT $23
  • United Continental (UAL) upgraded to buy at Deutsche Bank; PT $100
  • Workday (WDAY) upgraded to outperform at Bernstein; Price Target $165

 

Downgrade

DOWNGRADES:

  • CES Energy (CEU CN) cut to sector perform at Peters & Co; PT C$5.50
  • CNH Industrial (CNHI) downgraded to neutral at BofAML
  • Covia Holdings (CVIA) downgraded to hold at Jefferies; PT $8
  • Del Taco Restaurants (TACO) downgraded to neutral at BTIG
  • Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) downgraded to underperform at Jefferies; PT $6
  • Home Depot (HD) downgraded to neutral at Credit Suisse; PT $204
  • Horizon North Logistics (HNL CN) cut to sector perform at Peters & Co
  • Infosys ADRs (INFO IN) downgraded to neutral at Goldman; PT $10.57
  • Installed Building (IBP) cut to neutral at Credit Suisse; PT $40
  • KB Home (KBH) downgraded to underperform at Credit Suisse; PT $18
  • Lilis Energy (LLEX) downgraded to hold at Williams
  • Lowe’s (LOW) downgraded to neutral at Credit Suisse; PT $111
  • Martin Marietta (MLM) downgraded to neutral at BofAML; PT Set to $179
  • Meritage Homes (MTH) downgraded to neutral at Credit Suisse; PT $36
  • NantKwest (NK) downgraded to sell at Citi; PT Set to $3
  • Netflix (NFLX) downgraded to sector weight at KeyBanc
  • Scorpio Bulkers (SALT) downgraded to neutral at JPMorgan
  • Smart Sand (SND) downgraded to underperform at Jefferies; PT $2.50
  • U.S. Silica (SLCA) downgraded to hold at Jefferies; PT $20
  • Vulcan Materials (VMC) downgraded to underperform at BofAML

 

INITIATION

INITIATIONS:

  • AzurRx BioPharma (AZRX) rated new outperform at Oppenheimer; PT $6
  • Bio-Rad (BIO) rated new buy at Goldman; PT $350
  • Bio-Techne (TECH) rated new neutral at Goldman; PT $190
  • KKR Real Estate Finance Trust (KREF) rated new market outperform at JMP
  • MongoDB (MDB) rated new outperform at Oppenheimer; PT $80
  • Principal Financial (PFG) rated new hold at Deutsche Bank; PT $61
  • Resideo Technologies (REZI-W) rated new undervalued at WhiteSand Research

 


-R.W.N II, yours in 322.

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