Abaxis Inc. (NASDAQ: ABAX) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and the price target was cut to $52 from $62 (versus a $55.66 close) at Canaccord Genuity.
Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs. It was also downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan.
Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) was downgraded to Sell from Hold at Evercore ISI.
Constant Contact Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT) was downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer and was also downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at R.W. Baird.
Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at R.W. Baird, although the $108 price target was maintained after Equifax closed at $100.13.
GATX Corp. (NYSE: GMT) was raised to Buy from Hold at Stifel.
Hain Celestial Group Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN) was started as Buy with an $80.00 price target (versus a $68.11 close) at Maxim Group.
HollyFrontier Corp. (NYSE: HFC) was started as Outperform with a $52 price target (versus a $46.73 close) at Macquarie.
Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) was started as Buy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) was raised to Buy from Hold at Evercore ISI. Merrill Lynch raised its rating to Buy from Underperform with a $36 price objective. Shares are up 6% at $32.75 in the premarket after earnings.
Randgold Resources Corp. (NASDAQ: GOLD) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup.
SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE: SVU) was started as Buy with an $11 price target (versus a $7.54 close) at Pivotal Research. The stock has a consensus price target of $10.67 and a 52-week range of $7.53 to $12.00.
Tesoro Corp. (NYSE: TSO) was started as Outperform with a $119 price target (versus a $98.44 close) at Macquarie.
Under Armour (NYSE: UA) was raised to Sector Weight from Underweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets.
United Rentals Inc. (NYSE: URI) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo. KeyBanc Capital Markets went the other way, raising its rating to Sector Weight from Underweight, after being a long-time bear due to its high valuation.
In case you missed Thursday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they were in shares of Boeing, EMC, Hertz, Qualcomm, SanDisk, Twitter, XOMA and over a dozen more companies.