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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AEP, Bank of America, Citigroup, Equinix, JD.com, Ralph Lauren, Sensata and More

Accuray Inc. (NASDAQ: ARAY) was downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan.

Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) was reiterated as Buy and the price objective was raised to $220 from $213 (versus a $173.57 close) at Merrill Lynch.

Aimmune Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AIMT) was started with an Overweight rating and assigned a $55 price target (versus a $33.60 close) at Cantor Fitzgerald.

ArcBest Corp. (NASDAQ: ARCB) was downgraded to Sell from Hold at Stifel.

Charles River Laboratories International Inc. (NYSE: CRL) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $120 price target (versus a $104.57 close) at Argus.

China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE: LFC) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs.

Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) was downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan.

Coffee Holding Co. Inc. (NASDAQ: JVA) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $7 price target (versus a $3.95 close) at Maxim Group. This is a super-thin volume stock, and its market cap is only $23 million.

Extended Stay America Inc. (NYSE: STAY) was raised to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan.

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) was maintained as Neutral but the price target was raised to $11 from $9 at Wedbush Securities.

Genomic Health Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX) was downgraded to downgraded to Underweight from Neutral and the price target was cut to $25 from $28 at JPMorgan.

Habit Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: HABT) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $13 price target (versus a $9.80 close) at Maxim Group.

Huntsman Corp. (NYSE: HUN) was started with an Overweight rating and a $36 price target (versus a $31.72 close) at JPMorgan.

Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE: IPG) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and the price target was cut to $20 from $24 at Jefferies.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) was reiterated as Outperform and the price target was raised to $116 from $102 at Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Knight Transportation (NYSE: KNX) was started with an Overweight rating and assigned a $50 price target (versus a $42.99 close) at Morgan Stanley.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform and the price target was raised to $59 from $52 at Keefe Bruyette & Woods

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) was maintained as Hold at Jefferies, but the price target was cut to $72 from $82.

O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ: ORLY) was raised to Outperform from Sector Perform and the price target was raised to $282 from $218 (versus a $246.86 close) at RBC Capital Markets.

State Street Corp. (NYSE: STT) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform and the price target was raised to $110 from $94 at Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

SunTrust Banks Inc. (NYSE: STI) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Taubman Centers Inc. (NYSE: TCO) was raised to Market Perform from Underperform and the price target was raised to $60 from $48 at BMO Capital Markets.

Trinity Industries Inc. (NYSE: TRN) has seen two price targets raised: Stifel to $42 from $41 and Cowen to $46 from $36. Trinity shares were up 3% at $36.88 on Tuesday.

Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $265 price target (versus a $218.43 close) at Deutsche Bank. Vail Resorts shares closed down 2.7% at $218.43.

Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ: ZION) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform and the price target was raised to $53 from $48 at Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Freeport-McMoRan, Medtronic, Northrup Grumman, SailPoint, Stitch Fix, Verizon and many more.

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