Alamos Gold Inc. (NYSE: AGI) was raised to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse and the price target was raised to $11.00 from $7.25 (versus $8.38 close) at Credit Suisse.
Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight and the price target was cut to $7.50 from $12.00 (versus $9.03 close) at Morgan Stanley.
Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESPR) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight and the price target was slashed by more than half, down to $13.00 from $28.00 (versus $9.66 close) at Barclays.
First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE: FPO) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform and the price target was cut to $10.25 from $15.00 (versus $9.16 close) at BMO Capital Markets
IAMGold Corp. (NYSE: IAG) was raised to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse.
Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) was maintained as Underperform at Jefferies, but the firm raised its price target to $9 from $5 (versus $13.89 close).
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Tesaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSRO) was downgraded to Hold from Buy but the price target was raised to $75 from $53 (versus $77.40 close) at Jefferies.
Additional research oriented news was as follows:
- Investors analysts look very mixed ahead of Micron earnings due today.
- Analyst shows 4 non-Brexit stocks to buy.
- Jefferies has stocks to buy with 8% dividend yields.
- 5 biotechs where pipeline values have been discounted to zero.
Wednesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades were in shares of Comerica, Dynegy, Newfield Exploration, NIKE, Oracle and many more.