Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Altria, Anthem, United Continental, Blackstone, AMAG Pharma and More

Print Email

Athenahealth Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN) was raised to Overweight from Sector Weight at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Cheesecake Factory Inc. (NASDAQ: CAKE) was downgraded to Underperform from Hold with a $51 price target at Jefferies.

Codexis Inc. (NASDAQ: CDXS) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $6.25 price target (versus a $4.50 close) at Ladenburg Thalmann.

Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN) was downgraded to Underperform from Hold with a $45 price target (versus a $52.30 close) at Jefferies.

Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) was raised to Overweight from Neutral and the price target was raised to $48 from $44 (versus a $40.15 close) at Piper Jaffray.

Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) was reiterated as Buy but the price target was raised to $73 from $64 (versus a $62.90 close) at Argus.

Navient Corp. (NASDAQ: NAVI) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a $96 price objective (versus a $91.23 close) at Merrill Lynch.

STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE: STM) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.

TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE: TEL) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral with a $64 price target (versus a $68.96 close) at Goldman Sachs.

WellCare Health Plans Inc. (NYSE: WCG) was downgraded to Hold from Buy with a $147 price target (versus a $136.90 close) at Stifel.

Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ: WING) was downgraded to Hold from Buy with a $30 price target at Jefferies.

Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Abercrombie & Fitch, Nokia, Walt Disney, Xerox, Verizon Communications, Vodafone, Sarepta Therapeutics and over a dozen more.

I'm interested in the Newsletter