Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP) was started as Buy with a fair value estimate of $8.00 (versus a prior $6.10 close) at Janney Capital Markets. The current yield of 15.4% is based on an expected $0.94 annualized distribution for 2015.
Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) was kept as Outperform but was added to the Top Picks List with a $90 price target at RBC Capital Markets.
Colfax Corp. (NYSE: CFX) was started as Perform at Oppenheimer.
Dover Corp. (NYSE: DOV) was started as Perform at Oppenheimer.
FibroGen Inc. (NASDAQ: FGEN) was started as Buy with a $40 price target (versus a $29.85 close) at Citigroup.
Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) was started as Hold with a $72 price target (versus a $70.41 close) at Jefferies. Hasbro was said to be best-in-class with a robust 2020 pipeline, but potential margin headwinds and valuations merit the Hold rating.
Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Infinera Corp. (NASDAQ: INFN) was started as Outperform with a $27 price target (versus a $21.77 close) at Raymond James.
LeMaitre Vascular Inc. (NASDAQ: LMAT) was maintain as Buy and the target was raised to $18.50 from $16.50 at Canaccord Genuity after its analyst day provided a credible road map for “10 & 20” growth objective.
PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse, and the firm lowered earnings estimates and cut the price target to $101 from $134 (versus a $83.02 close after an 11% drop).
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT) was maintained as Buy on the Marriott acquisition of Starwood, but it has lowered its post-deal target price to $81 from $93 (versus a $69.01 close).
Telecom Italia SpA (NYSE: TI) was raised to Neutral from Sell at UBS.
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ) was maintained as Neutral and the price target was cut to $14 from $21 at Credit Suisse, based on further comparable sales deterioration likely pressuring earnings into 2016.
In case you missed Thursday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Avago Technologies, Costco Wholesale, HP, Kinder Morgan, NCR, Pandora Media and well over a dozen more.