Analyst Articles – US

SUZUKI MTR CORP/ADR (SZKMY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

SUZUKI MTR CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:SZKMY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Suzuki Motor Corporation manufactures and markets motorcycles, automobiles and marine and power products. It provides terrain vehicles, mini-vehicles, sub-compact vehicles, standard-sized vehicles, outboard motors, engines for snowmobiles, […]

Barnes & Noble Education (BNED) Raised to “Buy” at Sidoti

Barnes & Noble Education (NYSE:BNED) was upgraded by Sidoti from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Barnes & Noble Education from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 5th. BNED […]

Sorl Auto Parts (SORL) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Sorl Auto Parts (NASDAQ:SORL) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Sorl Auto Parts specializes in the development, production and distribution of air brake valves and hydraulic brake valves. It is headquartered in the Ruian District of Wenzhou […]

Macquarie Upgrades Metcash (MHTLY) to “Neutral”

Metcash (OTCMKTS:MHTLY) was upgraded by stock analysts at Macquarie from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. Separately, Credit Suisse Group upgraded Metcash from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, December 3rd. Shares of OTCMKTS MHTLY traded up $0.67 during midday trading […]

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) Given a €6.12 Price Target by Goldman Sachs Group Analysts

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BME:BBVA) has been assigned a €6.12 ($7.12) price target by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Several other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. UBS Group set a €6.90 ($8.02) price target […]

Stora Enso Oyj (SEOAY) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Stora Enso Oyj (OTCMKTS:SEOAY) 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, “Stora Enso is an integrated forest products company producing magazine papers, newsprint, fine papers and packaging boards, areas in which the Group is a global […]

First Data (FDC) Rating Lowered to Neutral at Buckingham Research

First Data (NYSE:FDC) was downgraded by Buckingham Research from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Barclays cut First Data from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on […]

Intuit (INTU) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group

Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. They currently have a $255.00 price objective on the software maker’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $250.00. Credit Suisse Group’s price target indicates a potential upside […]

Symantec (SYMC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Symantec is benefiting from continued strength in its consumer business. Moreover, the company reiterated its outlook for fiscal 2019, which is likely to ease concerns as […]

BP Midstream Partners (BPMP) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of BP Midstream Partners (NYSE:BPMP) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Monday. According to Zacks, “BP Midstream Partners LP is a master limited partnership. It owns, acquires, operates and develops pipelines and other midstream assets. The Company provides crude oil, natural […]

Everest Re Group (RE) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Everest Re Group (NYSE:RE) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Shares of Everest Re have outperformed the industry in a year’s time. Everest Re benefits from its global presence, product diversification, capital adequacy, financial flexibility […]

Telefonica (TEF) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Telefonica (NYSE:TEF) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Domestic competition remains a major hurdle for Telefonica as unbundled local loop regulation is compelling it to make its network available to alternative providers, resulting in wireline telephony […]

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (MDRX) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Allscripts continues to gain from its core software, delivery, support and maintenance units, which saw solid growth in recent times. Growth in revenue cycle […]

Covia (CVIA) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Covia (NASDAQ:CVIA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Covia Holdings Corporation provides metal mining services. The Company produces low-iron nepheline syenite for glass, ceramics, paints, and plastics as well as offers quartz proppants for oil and natural […]

Redfin (RDFN) Raised to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Redfin (NASDAQ:RDFN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $20.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price suggests a potential upside of 8.23% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, “Redfin Corporation is […]

Casa Systems (CASA) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Casa Systems (NASDAQ:CASA) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Casa Systems, Inc. develops and provides digital cable video and broadband services. It offers fixed, mobile, optical and wireless network solutions for ultra-broadband services, carrier-grade solutions […]

BGC Partners (BGCP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Strong Sell”

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report published on Monday. According to Zacks, “BGC PARTNERS, INC. is a leading global full-service inter-dealer broker, specializing in the trading of financial instruments and related derivatives products. BGC Partners provides integrated voice, hybrid, and […]

ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH (ABR) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH (NYSE:ABR) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Monday. The brokerage currently has $13.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. According to Zacks, “Arbor Realty Trust is a specialized real estate finance company investing in […]

Barnes Group (B) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Barnes Group (NYSE:B) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Barnes Group Inc. is a global industrial and aerospace manufacturer and service provider, serving a wide range of end markets and customers. “ B has been the subject […]

DZ Bank Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Aixtron (AIXNY)

Aixtron (OTCMKTS:AIXNY)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at DZ Bank in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Aixtron has a 12-month low of $3.27 and a 12-month high of $7.75. About Aixtron AIXTRON SE is a provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. The Company’s technology solutions are used […]

Experian (EXPGF) Lowered to Buy at Goldman Sachs Group

Goldman Sachs Group downgraded shares of Experian (OTCMKTS:EXPGF) to a buy rating in a report released on Monday. Shares of OTCMKTS:EXPGF opened at $24.49 on Monday. About Experian Experian plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an information services company. The company offers credit services, such as holding, protecting, and managing data that help businesses […]

MEGAWORLD CORP/ADR (MGAWY) Lowered to “Hold” at Deutsche Bank

MEGAWORLD CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:MGAWY) was downgraded by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. MEGAWORLD CORP/ADR Company Profile Megaworld Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and leases real estate properties in the Philippines. It operates through three segments: […]

Amkor Technology (AMKR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Amkor Technology (NASDAQ:AMKR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Amkor's growth is driven by strength in nearly all its end markets, particularly communications. The increasing acquisitions by Amkor are benefiting its market position. The […]

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals (DRNA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Chardan Capital

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DRNA) was upgraded by equities researchers at Chardan Capital from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a $18.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Chardan Capital’s target price suggests a potential upside of 67.13% from the […]

Immunomedics (IMMU) Cut to “Underweight” at Morgan Stanley

Immunomedics (NASDAQ:IMMU) was downgraded by Morgan Stanley from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Immunomedics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note […]

SWEDISH MATCH A/ADR (SWMAY) Upgraded to Buy at Citigroup

SWEDISH MATCH A/ADR (OTCMKTS:SWMAY) was upgraded by equities researchers at Citigroup from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Separately, Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on SWEDISH MATCH A/ADR in a research note on Tuesday, October 16th. They issued a “market perform” rating for the […]

Cars.com (CARS) Raised to “Buy” at BTIG Research

Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BTIG Research from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on CARS. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Cars.com from a “sell” rating to […]

Orthofix Medical (OFIX) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Orthofix Medical (NASDAQ:OFIX) 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 $57.00 price target on the medical device company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 9.76% from the company’s current price. According […]

Rentokil Initial (RTOKY) Downgraded by Goldman Sachs Group to Neutral

Goldman Sachs Group cut shares of Rentokil Initial (OTCMKTS:RTOKY) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report released on Monday, The Fly reports. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Rentokil Initial from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 15th. OTCMKTS:RTOKY opened at $23.25 […]

MacroGenics’ (MGNX) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Raymond James

Raymond James reissued their sell rating on shares of MacroGenics (NASDAQ:MGNX) in a report issued on Monday. MGNX has been the subject of several other reports. HC Wainwright set a $34.00 price objective on MacroGenics and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded MacroGenics […]

ON Semiconductor (ON) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ON Semiconductor (NASDAQ:ON) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “ON Semi is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of a broad range of discrete and embedded semiconductor components. ON Semi continues to gain from its strength in […]

Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Monday. According to Zacks, “We are impressed by Knight-Swift's growth policy on the back of mergers and acquisitions . In line with this, the company acquired Abilene Motor Express in 2018. Also, the […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Euroseas (ESEA) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Euroseas (NASDAQ:ESEA) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “EUROSEAS LTD. was formed under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands to consolidate the ship owning interests of the Pittas family of Athens, Greece, which has […]

First Financial Bankshares (FFIN) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of First Financial Bankshares (NASDAQ:FFIN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “FIRST FINL BANKSHARES, INC. is a registered multi-bank holding company. “ Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of First […]

Ingersoll-Rand (IR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Ingersoll-Rand (NYSE:IR) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Ingersoll's shares have underperformed the industry over the past month. Material cost inflation, rising freight charges, soaring wage cost and ongoing restructuring expenses continue to hurt the company's […]

FirstEnergy (FE) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has $43.00 price objective on the utilities provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “In the past 12 months, shares of FirstEnergy have outperformed its industry.  FirstEnergy is now reporting as […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Century Aluminum (CENX) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Century Aluminum is exposed to certain operational challenges. Higher power prices, lower realized selling prices and higher alumina costs are likely to hurt margins. High levels of […]

Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Upgraded to “Sell” by ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ:GT) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Monday morning. Several other research firms have also issued reports on GT. Wolfe Research started coverage on shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber in a research report on Tuesday, October 2nd. […]

NetScout Systems (NTCT) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $29.00 price objective on the technology company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target indicates a potential upside of 9.48% from the stock’s previous close. According […]

MedEquities Realty Trust (MRT) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

MedEquities Realty Trust (NYSE:MRT) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc. owns, develops, operates, leases and disposes healthcare properties and portfolios. It operates primarily in Texas, California, Nevada and South Carolina. MedEquities Realty […]