Equities Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Thursday, February 21st:

Avid Bioservices (NASDAQ:CDMO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Avid Bioservices, Inc. is a dedicated contract development and manufacturing organization focused on development and cGMP manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products derived from mammalian cell culture. The company provides process development, high quality cGMP clinical and commercial manufacturing services for the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries. It also offer process development activities, including cell line development and optimization, cell culture and feed optimization, analytical methods development and product characterization. Avid Bioservices Inc., formerly known as Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc., is based in TUSTIN, United States. “

COLOPLAST A/S/ADR (OTCMKTS:CLPBY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Coloplast A/S develops and provides health care products and services. Its operating business segments consist of Chronic Care, Urology Care and Wound & Skin Care. The Chronic Care segment covers the sale of ostomy care products and continence care products. The Urology Care segment offers urological products, including disposable products. The Wound and Skin Care segment covers the sale of wound and skin care products. Coloplast A/S is headquartered in Humlebaek, Denmark. “

Clorox (NYSE:CLX) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. They currently have a $157.00 price target on the stock.

CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co.

Dream Industrial Real Estate Invest Trst (TSE:DIR.UN) had its average rating reissued by analysts at Scotiabank. Scotiabank currently has a C$11.75 price target on the stock.

DXP Enterprises (NASDAQ:DXPE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “DXP Enterprises, Inc. is a leading products and service distributor that adds value and total cost savings solutions to industrial customers throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Dubai. DXP provides innovative pumping solutions, supply chain services and maintenance, repair, operating and production (MROP) services that emphasize and utilize DXP’s vast product knowledge and technical expertise in rotating equipment, bearings, power transmission, metal working, industrial supplies and safety products and services. DXP’s breadth of MROP products and service solutions allows DXP to be flexible and customer-driven, creating competitive advantages for our customers. DXP’s business segments include Service Centers, Innovative Pumping Solutions and Supply Chain Services. “

ELECTRICITE DE/ADR (OTCMKTS:ECIFY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Electricite de France SA (EDF SA) is a France-based electricity producer, marketer and distributor. The company is largely owned by the French state and Nikhanj Electricite. They generate energy using nuclear technology, as well as thermal, hydroelectric and other renewable sources. It is involved in energy generation and energy sales to industries, local authorities and residential consumers. In addition, EDF SA manages low and medium-voltage public distribution network and involves in electricity transmission network. It also provides energy services, such as district heating and thermal energy services. The group is present in France, Belgium, the United States, Poland, Italy, China, Vietnam and other countries worldwide. The Company has such subsidiaries Dalkia (including Citelum), under Dalkia’s brand and SINOP Energy Company, among others. “

Energy Transfer LP Unit (NYSE:ET) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $20.00 target price on the stock.

Evolent Health (NYSE:EVH) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Evolent Health, Inc. is involved in the healthcare delivery and payment markets. The company provides technology-enabled services platform for providers to transition their organization in value-based payment models. Evolent Health, Inc. is based in Arlington, Virginia. “

Essentra (OTCMKTS:FLRAF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Essentra plc manufactures and supplies specialty plastic, fiber, foam and packaging products. The Company produces plastic molded and adhesive coated foam and metal products, custom bonded fiber and foam components, self adhesive tear tape, labels, products and technologies. Essentra plc is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom. “

First Industrial Realty Trust (NYSE:FR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “FIRST INDUSTRIAL REALTY TRUST is a self-administered and fully integrated industrial real estate company which owns, mamages, acquires and develops industrial real estste. “

Genesco (NYSE:GCO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Genesco Inc., a Nashville-based specialty retailer, sells footwear, headwear and accessories in retail stores in the United States and Canada. The Company sells its products principally under the names Journeys, Journeys Kidz, Shi by Journeys, Johnston & Murphy, Underground Station, Hatworld, Lids, Hat Shack, Hat Zone, Head Quarters and Cap Connection, and on internet websites. The Company also sells footwear at wholesale under its Johnston & Murphy brand and under the licensed Dockers brand. “

GasLog (NYSE:GLOG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “GasLog Ltd. is an owner, operator and manager of liquefied natural gas carriers. The Company operates in two segments: vessel ownership and vessel management. The vessel ownership segment consists of chartering out company-owned LNG carriers and the vessel management segment consists of providing LNG carrier technical management services, LNG carrier construction supervision services and other vessel management services. GasLog Ltd. is based in Monaco. “

Gogo (NASDAQ:GOGO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $4.75 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Gogo is the leading provider of in-flight connectivity and wireless entertainment solutions for the global aviation industry. They currently provide services on approximately 9,600 aircraft, which represents more than 20% of the world’s total commercial and business jet aircraft. Gogo has partnerships with 14 commercial airlines and is installed on more than 2,500 commercial aircraft. Nearly 7,000 business aircraft are also flying with its solutions, including the world’s largest fractional ownership fleets. Gogo also is a factory option at every major business aircraft manufacturer. Gogo is headquartered in Chicago, IL, with additional facilities in Broomfield, CO, and various locations overseas. “

Granite Real Estate (NASDAQ:GRP.U) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $52.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Granite Real Estate Investment Trust is engaged in the ownership and management of predominantly industrial properties in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Europe. The Company owns and manages rental income properties. Its services include sourcing and real estate acquisition, site development, assisting with government approvals and re-zoning to specific uses, build-to-suit construction, property renovation, project management and long-term leasing. Granite Real Estate Investment Trust, formerly known as Granite Real Estate Inc., is based in Toronto, Canada. “

Garrett Motion (NYSE:GTX) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Financial Group Inc. The firm currently has a $17.00 price target on the stock.

Getty Realty (NYSE:GTY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Getty Realty Corp. is a real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership, leasing and financing of retail motor fuel and convenience store properties and petroleum distribution terminals in the United States. The company’s properties are leased or sublet to distributors and retailers engaged in the sale of gasoline and various motor fuel products, convenience store products, and automotive repair services. Getty’s properties are operated under a variety of brands including Getty, BP, Exxon, Mobil, Shell, Chevron, Valero, Fina and Aloha. It is also a marketer of heating oil in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Getty Realty Corp. is headquartered in Jericho, New York. “

Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. The firm currently has a $39.00 target price on the stock.

Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They currently have a $255.00 price target on the stock.

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. The firm currently has a $56.00 target price on the stock.

Osisko gold royalties (NYSE:OR) had its average rating reiterated by analysts at Scotiabank. They currently have a $18.00 target price on the stock.

Targa Resources (NYSE:TRGP) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co.

Tyler Technologies (NYSE:TYL) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. The analysts wrote, “We are lowering EPS estimates to $5.21 from $5.35 on the assumption that 2019 will be another year of investment. We see organic and inorganic investments as key drivers to fund further share gains within the $14B local government software TAM that is growing 5-6% annually, particularly as revenue approaches $1B. Revenue volatility will likely increase in 2019 (it missed revenue in five of the last seven quarters) as it executes a subscription model transition and reports under ASC606. Our Sector Weight rating reflects a balanced risk-reward. Reports $4.3M shortfall, organic growth upticks to 7.4%.””

Domtar (NYSE:UFS) (TSE:UFS) had its sell rating reissued by analysts at UFS.

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