Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Thursday, October 19th:

AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $66.00 target price on the stock.

AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., operates as a theatrical exhibition company primarily in the United States and internationally. It owned or interests in theatres and screens. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is based in Leawood, Kansas. “

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AMPH) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $21.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company. It focuses primarily on developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling generic and proprietary injectable and inhalation products. The company products include Enoxaparin Sodium Injection; Amphadase; Cortrosyn for Injection; and prefilled disposable emergency syringes for crash cart use. Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California. “

AppFolio (NASDAQ:APPF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “AppFolio, Inc. offers cloud-based software solutions for property management and legal industries. It offers AppFolio Property Manager, a solution for the property managers including activities of posting and tracking tenant vacancies, handling the entire leasing process electronically, administering maintenance and repairs with their vendor networks, managing accounting and reporting to property owners. MyCase solution for practitioners and small law firms, providing time tracking, billing and payments, client communication, coordination with other lawyers and support staff, legal document management and assembly and general office administration services. Value+ services include Websites and electronic payment services. AppFolio, Inc. is headquartered Goleta, California. “

American Express (NYSE:AXP) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $98.00 target price on the stock.

Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (NYSE:BEP) (TSE:BEP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P. owns and operates renewable power platform. The company’s power generating portfolio comprised of hydroelectric generating, wind facilities and natural gas-fired plants. It operates in the United States, Canada and Brazil. The company sells its generation output to public power authorities, load-serving utilities and industrial users. Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P., is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “

Bellway (NASDAQ:BLWYY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating. They currently have $46.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Bellway plc is engages in the building of residential houses and conduct associated trading activities. The company provides houses which includes detached, semi-detached, terraced, town houses as well as apartments, bungalows and five-bedroom family homes. It operates primarily in England, Wales and Scotland. Bellway plc is headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, the United Kingdom. “

BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:BOKF) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $89.00 price target on the stock.

Barloworld Limited (NASDAQ:BRRAY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Barlow LTD is an international industrial brand management company that achieves durability in business through long-term value creation. Barlow represents many of the world’s greatest brands in the marketplace. They provide the vital link between manufacturer and customer. They add value through sales, deliver after-market support and provide total solutions to their customers’ needs. Their brands include Caterpillar, Hyster, Perkins, Ditch Witch and many of the world’s leading automotive brands. “

CAI International (NYSE:CAI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $35.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “CAI INTERNATIONAL, INC. is one of the world’s leading intermodal freight container leasing and management companies. Intermodal freight containers are large, standardized steel boxes, which CAI leases primarily to international steamship companies, and are used to transport cargo by a number of means, including ship, truck and rail. A portion of the container fleet is owned by CAI with the balance being owned by third parties on whose behalf CAI manages the containers. Accordingly, CAI operates its business through two segments: container leasing and container fleet management. Through its international network of offices and agents CAI also has developed an active after-market program for containers retired from the international shipping fleet. “

Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $5.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Cloud Peak Energy operates as a producer of low sulfur, high quality, sub-bituminous coal in the United States. It owns and operates three surface coal mines in the Powder River Basin named: Antelope, Cordero Rojo and the Spring Creek Mine. The Antelope Mine and Cordero Rojo Mine are located in Wyoming and the Spring Creek Mine is located near Decker, Montana. The company is headquartered in Gillette, Wyoming. “

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They currently have a $52.00 target price on the stock.

Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “CALPINE CORPORATION is helping meet the needs of an economy that demands more and cleaner sources of electricity. Calpine is a major U.S. power company, capable of delivering nearly 24,000 megawatts of clean, cost-effective, reliable and fuel-efficient electricity to customers and communities in 18 states in the U.S. The company owns, leases and operates low-carbon, natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants. Using advanced technologies, Calpine generates electricity in a reliable and environmentally responsible manner for the customers and communities it serves. “

Cray (NASDAQ:CRAY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Cray Inc. is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing the high performance computing (HPC) market, primarily categories of systems known as supercomputers. The Company’s segments include Supercomputing, Storage and Data Management, Maintenance and Support, and Engineering Services and Other. The Supercomputing segment includes a suite of supercomputer systems, which are used by engineering centers in universities, government laboratories, and commercial institutions. The Storage and Data Management segment includes Cray Data Warp and Sonexion, as well as other third-party storage products and their ongoing maintenance and system analysts. The Maintenance and Support segment provides ongoing maintenance of Cray supercomputers, big data storage and analytics systems, as well as system analysts. The Engineering Services and Other segment include the Company’s analytics business and Custom Engineering. “

Care.com (NYSE:CRCM) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Care.com, Inc. provides online marketplace for finding and managing family care primarily in the United States and internationally. Its platform provides care needs which consists of child care, senior care and special needs care as well as other non-medical family care needs such as pet care, tutoring and housekeeping and helps caregivers find employment opportunities. Care.com, Inc. is based in Waltham, Massachusetts. “

Criteo (NASDAQ:CRTO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Criteo SA is a global technology company that specializes in performance display advertising. The Company offers clients a range of solutions such as click per cost, online banner displays, user optimization, data security, and search management tools to control campaign costs. It serves companies in the online retail, classifieds, and travel segments. Criteo SA is headquartered in Paris, France. “

Capstar Financial Holdings (NASDAQ:CSTR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $24.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc. is a bank holding company. It operates primarily through its wholly owned subsidiary, CapStar Bank. The Company offers baking products and services which include savings accounts, debit and credit cards, personal and business loans, mortgages, line of credit, wealth management and online banking. CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. “

Cenovus Energy (NYSE:CVE) (TSE:CVE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $11.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Cenovus Energy is an integrated oil company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. The Company’s operations include their growing enhanced oil projects and established natural gas and crude oil production in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Company has four top-quality enhanced oil projects: Foster Creek, Christina Lake, Pelican Lake and Weyburn. Foster Creek, Christina Lake and Pelican Lake are located in northeast Alberta, and Weyburn is in Saskatchewan. The Company also has ownership interest in two high-quality refineries in Illinois and Texas. Cenovus Energy’s ongoing objective is to advance technologies that reduce the amount of water, steam, natural gas and electricity used in their operations and to decrease surface land disturbance. “

Commercial Vehicle Group (NASDAQ:CVGI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $8.75 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Commercial Vehicle Group supplies interior systems, vision safety solutions and other cab-related products for the global commercial vehicle market, including the heavy-duty (Class 8) truck market, the construction market and other specialized transportation markets. The company’s products include suspension seat systems, interior trim systems, such as instrument and door panels, headliners, cabinetry and floor systems, mirrors, wiper systems, controls and switches specifically designed for applications in commercial vehicle cabs. “

Famous Dave’s of America (NASDAQ:DAVE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $4.25 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Famous Dave’s owns, operates and franchises barbeque restaurants and blues clubs. The company currently owns locations and franchises locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Utah, Maryland and Virginia and has signed development agreements for an additional franchised locations. Its menu features award-winning barbecued and grilled meats, an ample selection of salads, side items, sandwiches and unique desserts. (Press Release) “

Diebold, (NYSE:DBD) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated provides connected commerce services, software and technology. The Company’s geographic segments include North America (NA), Asia Pacific (AP), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Latin America (LA). These segments sell and service financial self-service (FSS), retail solutions and security systems. The Company is engaged in providing connected commerce solutions to financial institutions. These solutions are supported by a field service organization. The Company provides security solutions, which combine a services portfolio and products to help address its customers’ needs. The Company provides services for a portfolio of physical security offerings, in addition to serving as a national locksmith. The Company provides voting machines for official elections and the terminals for the governmental lottery and correspondent bank. “

Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $40.00 target price on the stock.

Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $18.00 price target on the stock.

Globus Medical (NYSE:GMED) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies.

GenMark Diagnostics (NASDAQ:GNMK) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. The firm currently has a $15.00 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “Editas Medicine announced today results from a pre-clinical study in transgenic mice demonstrating dose-dependent, in vivo editing using EDIT-101 at the 25th Anniversary Congress of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT) in Berlin. Editas reported that the onset of CEP290 gene editing was rapid and detectable as early as three days post-delivery, with a further significant increase in editing observed by one week. Our outlook remains unchanged as to the timing and economics of the LCA10 program.””

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $13.00 price target on the stock.

Hilltop Holdings (NYSE:HTH) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $30.00 price target on the stock.

Independent Bank Group (NASDAQ:IBTX) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $76.00 target price on the stock.

Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies.

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. The firm currently has a $120.00 price target on the stock.

LegacyTexas Financial Group (NASDAQ:LTXB) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $46.50 price target on the stock.

MB Financial (NASDAQ:MBFI) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $44.00 target price on the stock.

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) had its neutral rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC.

Nova Measuring Instruments (NASDAQ:NVMI) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. The firm currently has a $32.00 price target on the stock.

Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from a sell rating to a neutral rating.

PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $54.00 price target on the stock.

Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ:PNFP) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They currently have a $74.00 target price on the stock.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies.

Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from a neutral rating to a buy rating. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) had its sell rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They currently have a $81.00 price target on the stock.

U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $36.00 target price on the stock.

S&T Bancorp (NASDAQ:STBA) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $36.50 price target on the stock.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $6.00 target price on the stock.

TotalFinaElf, (NYSE:TOT) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. The firm currently has a $53.00 target price on the stock.

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