Key Calls (Thursday): Upgrades, Downgrades, & Initiations

Via Bloomberg

upgrade

  • Banc of California (BANC) raised to outperform at FBR, PT $22
  • Central Pacific Financial (CPF) raised to buy at Compass, PT $34
  • Clovis Oncology (CLVS) raised to overweight at Piper Jaffray, PT $77
  • Estee Lauder (EL) raised to outperform at Oppenheimer, PT $92
  • Grainger (GWW) raised to hold at Deutsche Bank
  • International Paper (IP) raised to buy at Citi
  • MSC Industrial (MSM) raised to hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Meritor (MTOR) raised to buy at Stifel, PT $17
  • RPC (RES) raised to buy at Guggenheim, PT $29
  • RPC (RES) raised to outperform at Credit Suisse, PT $25
  • Scientific Games (SG) raised to buy at BofAML, PT $20
  • Texas Capital (TCBI) raised to strong buy at Raymond James, PT $95
  • United Rentals (URI) raised to market outperform at Avondale, PT $145
  • WGL (WGL) raised to neutral at UBS, PT $82
  • Wabash National (WNC) raised to hold at Stifel, PT $17
  • Washington Trust (WASH) raised to buy at Compass Point, PT $61

downgrade

  • Arctic Cat (ACAT) cut to hold at Jefferies, PT $18.50
  • Codexis (CDXS) cut to equal-weight at First Analysis, PT $5.50
  • Heska (HSKA) cut to neutral at CL King
  • Hope Bancorp (HOPE) cut to market perform at KBW
  • International Game (IGT) cut to neutral at BofAML, PT $30
  • J&J (JNJ) cut to market perform at Wells Fargo
  • Mattel (MAT) cut to neutral at MKM, PT $27
  • Meredith (MDP) cut to hold at Benchmark, PT $64
  • Navios Maritime Midstream (NAP) cut to neutral at Citi, PT $11
  • VCA (WOOF) cut to neutral at CL King
  • Varian (VAR) cut to sell at Evercore ISI, PT $81.50

initiation

  • Actelion (ATLN VX) reinstated hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Aflac (AFL) rated new neutral at Citi, PT $73
  • Agree Realty (ADC) rated new market perform at Wells Fargo
  • American Equity (AEL) rated new neutral at Citi, PT $25
  • Ameriprise (AMP) rated new buy at Citi, PT $139
  • Brio Gold (BRIO CN) rated new buy at Canaccord, PT C$5
  • CNO Financial (CNO) rated new neutral at Citi, PT $21
  • Cognex (CGNX) rated new neutral at JPMorgan, PT $66
  • Conduent (CNDT) rated new buy at Citi, PT $17
  • EQT GP (EQGP) rated new buy at Janney, PT $35
  • EQT Midstream Partners (EQM) rated new buy at Janney, PT $97
  • Gran Tierra (GTE) rated new buy at Dundee, PT C$6
  • Liberty Media (FWONA) rated new equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, PT $29
  • Lincoln National (LNC) rated new buy at Citi, PT $77
  • MetLife (MET) rated new sell at Citi, PT $51
  • MicroVision (MVIS) rated new buy at Ladenburg Thalmann, PT $4.50
  • Parex Resources (PXT CN) rated new buy at Dundee, PT C$24.50
  • Primerica (PRI) rated new neutral at Citi, PT $76
  • Principal Financial (PFG) rated new neutral at Citi, PT $60
  • Prudential Financial (PRU) rated new neutral at Citi, PT $103
  • Realogy (RLGY) rated new hold at Deutsche Bank, PT $29
  • Reinsurance Group (RGA) rated new buy at Citi, PT $144
  • Unum (UNM) rated new buy at Citi, PT $52
  • Voya (VOYA) rated new buy at Citi, PT $51
  • Yirendai (YRD) rated new buy at MCM Asia Ltd, PT $33
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