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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DepoMed, Enterprise Products, Expedia, Netflix, Sunrun, Vale and More

Antero Resources Corp. (NYSE: AR) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform with a $26 price target (down from $30 and versus a $22.88 prior close) at R.W. Baird.

Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ATSG) has an Outperform rating at Cowen, but the firm raised its price target from $12 to $18 after the Amazon news sent shares up over 16% to $13.73.

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE: KSS) was maintained as Buy and the price target was raised to $57 from $53 at Jefferies.

Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG-A) was downgraded to Underperform and the price objective was cut to $45 from $70 at Merrill Lynch.

Range Resources Corp. (NYSE: RRC) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform with a price target of $31 (versus a $29.55 close) at R.W. Baird.

Rogers Corp. (NYSE: ROG) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $70 price target at B. Riley.


Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) was reiterated as Buy with a $15 price target at Jefferies. Despite higher guidance, the firm views the outlook as likely conservative.

Summit Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: SMLP) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup.

Virtus Investment Partners Inc. (NYSE: VRTS) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and the price target was slashed from $99.00 to $74.00 at Jefferies.

8point3 Energy Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CAFD) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral with an $11 price target at UBS.

Jefferies made some changes on its top picks, removing Manitowoc Co. Inc. (NYSE: MTW), Manitowoc Foodservice Inc. Co. (NYSE: MFS) and Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK) from its U.S. Franchise Picks list.

If you missed Wednesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included BHP Billiton, CBS, Chevron, CSC, FireEye, Frontier Communications, Yelp and roughly a dozen other companies.

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