Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Avon Products, Big Lots, Broadcom, Deere, Dish, Union Pacific, Yelp and More
CF Industries Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CF) was started as Neutral with a $30 price target (versus a $27.98 close) at Goldman Sachs.
Conn’s Inc. (NASDAQ: CONN) was downgraded to Neutral from Overweight and the price target was slashed to $8.50 from $16.00 (versus a $6.63 close) at Piper Jaffray.
Dimension Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: DMTX) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $32 price target (versus an $8.45 close) at Cantor Fitzgerald. This was the second big call this week.
Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: ENH) was reiterated as Buy at Janney.
58.com Inc. (NYSE: WUBA) was started with a Buy rating and was assigned a $65 price target (versus a $53.50 close) at Brean Capital. Merrill Lynch reiterated its Neutral rating and $64 price objective.
GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $33 price target (versus a $27.73 close) at Maxim Group.
ICON PLC (NASDAQ: ICLR) was downgraded to Hold and the price target was cut to $78 from $80 (versus a $72.09 close) at Jefferies. The firm said that the second quarter looks to be a second low bookings and eighth low revenue quarter in a row.
Infinera Corp. (NASDAQ: INFN) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $17 price target (versus a $13.36 close) at Nomura Securities.
JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Roth.
NGL Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: NGL) was raised to Buy from Hold with a price target of $18 (versus a $16.63 close) at Stifel. NGL is still listed as having a distribution yield equivalent of close to 10%.
Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS) was started as Hold with a $41 price target (versus a $41.35 close) at Jefferies.
Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $15 price target (versus a $12.15 close) at Wunderlich Securities.
Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Roth.
WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at William Blair.
Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) was started with a Hold rating and assigned price target of $28 (versus a $24.86 close) at Evercore ISI.
Thursday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Deutsche Bank, Editas Medicine, EMC, Exxon Mobil, First Solar, Newmont Mining and over a dozen more.