Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Citizens, EOG, Intuit, Keryx, Marathon, Transocean and Many More
Aspen Aerogels Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) was started as Buy with a $9.50 price target (versus a $7.00 close) at Needham.
Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE: CPK) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the fair value estimates is $53 (versus a $46.62 close) at Janney Capital Markets. The firm said that the sell-off and raised estimates make it attractive.
CrossAmerica Partners L.P. (NYSE: CAPL) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform and the price target was slashed to $25 from $40 (versus a $24.42 close) at R.W. Baird.
Energen Corp. (NYSE: EGN) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James.
Genesis Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: GEN) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at RBC Capital Markets, and the price target was raised to $10.00 (versus a $6.95 close).
HomeAway Inc. (NASDAQ: AWAY) was maintained as Neutral with a fair value estimate of $31.00 (versus a $30.77 close) at Janney Capital Markets.
Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: LPI) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform with an $11.00 price target (versus an $8.01 close) at Raymond James.
New Home Co. Inc. (NYSE: NWHM) was downgraded to Neutral from Overweight and the price target was cut to $14.00 from $17.50 (versus a $14.70 close) at JPMorgan.
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: OLLI) was started as Overweight with a target price of $23.00 (versus a $19.94 close) at JPMorgan. Keybanc Capital Markets started coverage as Overweight with a $24.00 price target. Credit Suisse started Ollie’s as Neutral with a $20 price target. RBC started it as Outperform and with a $23 price target.
Omeros Corp. (NASDAQ: OMER) was started as Buy with a price target of $38.00 (versus a $14.89 close) at Roth Capital.
Parkway Properties Inc. (NYSE: PKY) was downgraded to Sector Perform at RBC Capital Markets and the price target was cut to $18.00.
PharMerica Corp. (NYSE: PMC) was raised to Buy from Neutral at UBS.
PHH Corp. (NYSE: PHH) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform with a price target of $21.00 (versus a $15.60 close) at Keefe Bruyette & Woods.
Priceline.com Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) was reiterated as Neutral and with a fair value estimate of $1,200.00 (versus a $1,317.35 close) at Janney Capital Markets.
Stonegate Mortgage Corp. (NYSE: SGM) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays, and the firm cut this price target down to $7 from $10 (versus a $7.73 close).
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) was raised to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Southcross Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXE) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral with a $60.00 price target (versus a $62.96 close) at Goldman Sachs.
In case you missed Friday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included BankUnited, Barrick Gold, ConocoPhillips, Michael Kors, Mylan, Viacom, Disney and over a dozen more companies.