Other key analyst calls from this Friday were seen as follows:
Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE: CAH) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Leerink.
Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE: CLB) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim.
Dillard’s Inc. (NYSE: DDS) was maintained as Sell at Deutsche Bank, and the firm lowered its price target to $55 from $66.
DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) was Raised to Neutral from Negative at Susquehanna.
EOG Resources Inc. (NYSE: EOG) was Raised to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Energizer Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ENR) was downgraded to Underperform from Buy in a rare two-notch downgrade at Merrill Lynch. Energizer was down 8.1% at $51.44 on Thursday.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) was downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform with a $135 target price at Raymond James. Citigroup also started IFF with a Neutral rating and assigned a $152 price target. Shares closed up 0.7% at $142.47 on Thursday.
Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) was downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. (NYSE: OHI) was raised to Neutral from Underperform at Merrill Lynch. Raymond James also raised it to Outperform from Neutral.
Pembina Pipeline Corp. (NYSE: PBA) was raised to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Primo Water Corp. (NASDAQ: PRMW) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform with a $17 target price at BMO Capital Markets. It closed at $14.25 on Thursday, and its consensus target price was already up at $19.20.
Scientific Games Corp. (NASDAQ: SGMS) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies.
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE: SALT) was started with a Buy rating and the price target was set at $8 (versus a $5.71 prior close) at BTIG.
Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH) was downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies. The shares were down 2.7% at $14.83 on Thursday, and they were down 6.1% at $13.92 on Friday.
Spark Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ONCE) was raised to Neutral from Underperform but the target price was lowered to $44 from $48 (versus a $39.00 close) at Credit Suisse.
SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SSNC) was raised to Buy from Neutral at D.A. Davidson.
Here are four stocks with Buy ratings that are now cheaper than they were at the selling zenith of March 2009 during the Great Recession.
Thursday’s top analyst calls included Alphabet, Amarin, Apple, AutoNation, BlackRock, E*Trade, Etsy, Kellogg and PG&E and many more.