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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades After Election: ADM, Genworth, NVIDIA, Disney, SunPower, LifePoint, Perrigo, TASER and More

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and the price target was cut to $14 from $29 (versus a $12.52 prior close) at Jefferies. The firm believes that these headwinds make Brookdale an even tougher execution story.

Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE: CW) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a $100 price objective (versus a $95.43 close) at Merrill Lynch.

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus, with the firm noting that Discovery investors should expect slower revenue growth in the next few quarters as its subscriber base rationalizes due to cable industry consolidation.

LifePoint Health Inc. (NASDAQ: LPNT) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform and the price target was cut to $60 from $70 (versus a $53.75 close) at Credit Suisse.

Nutrisystem Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI) was started as Buy with a $40 price target (versus a $33.95 close) at Argus, with the firm noting that Nutrisystem has a strong outlook as a leading weight-management company.

PAREXEL International Corp. (NASDAQ: PRXL) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and the price target was cut to $60 from $80 (versus a $60.48 close) at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

Perrigo Co. PLC (NASDAQ: PRGO) was raised to Neutral from Underperform at Merrill Lynch, with the firm noting that a strategic review provides some support.

Photronics Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAB) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and the price target was cut to $8.50 from $12.00 (versus a $10.75 close) at Stifel.

Radware Ltd. (NASDAQ: RDWR) was raised to Outperform from Perform with a $16 price target at Oppenheimer.

Restaurant Brands International Inc. (NYSE: QSR) was started as Neutral with a $45 price target (versus a $44.58 close) at Credit Suisse.

Royal Gold Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLD) was started as Neutral with an $86 price target (versus a $72.12 close) at Goldman Sachs.

TASER International Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) was downgraded to In-Line from Outperform with a $27 price target (versus a $26.82 close) at Imperial Capital. This was after a 13.3% run on Thursday.

Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: TCBI) was downgraded to Hold from Buy with a $66 price target at Deutsche Bank.

Tetra Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the price objective was raised to $114 from $108 at Merrill Lynch.

World Point Terminals L.P. (NYSE: WPT) was downgraded to Hold from Buy with a $16 price target (versus a $15.39 close) at Stifel.

Thursday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included IBM, Qualcomm, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Yum China, CSX, DeVry and over a dozen more.