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Updated: 23-Sep-16 16:30 ET

Upgrades
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Hologic HOLX Barclays Equal Weight » Overweight $42 » $44
Forum Energy Tech. FET Barclays Equal Weight » Overweight $19 » $23
Wal-Mart WMT Barclays Equal Weight » Overweight $87
Hyster-Yale HY Sidoti Neutral » Buy
Heritage Insurance HRTG Sandler O'Neill Hold » Buy
Allegiant Travel ALGT Buckingham Research Neutral » Buy
Copart CPRT BofA/Merrill Neutral » Buy $52 » $63
Salvatore Ferragamo SFRGF Kepler Hold » Buy
Air France-KLM AFLYY Macquarie Underperform » Neutral
Unibail-Rodamco UNRDY Societe Generale Hold » Buy
Associated British Foods ASBFY Numis Hold » Add
Transocean RIG Credit Suisse Underperform » Neutral
Cabot Oil & Gas COG Raymond James Mkt Perform » Strong Buy
Prudential PRU Goldman Neutral » Buy
Downgrades
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Validus Holdings VR UBS Buy » Neutral $50
Cidara Therapeutics CDTX WBB Securities Hold » Sell $10.50
MGM China MCHVF Credit Suisse Outperform » Neutral
Wynn Macau WYNMF Credit Suisse Neutral » Underperform
Capitala Finance CPTA Wunderlich Buy » Hold $15.50 » $14.50
Jabil Circuit JBL Needham Buy » Hold
Copart CPRT Barrington Research Outperform » Mkt Perform
Gentherm THRM Argus Buy » Hold
Banco Santander Mexico BSMX Goldman Neutral » Sell
Mirna Therapeutics MIRN H.C. Wainwright Buy » Neutral $6 » $2
AVANGRID AGR JP Morgan Neutral » Underweight
Rowan Cos RDC Credit Suisse Outperform » Neutral
Becton Dickinson BDX Citigroup Neutral » Sell
Yum! Brands YUM RBC Capital Mkts Top Pick » Outperform $97
Wix.com WIX RBC Capital Mkts Outperform » Sector Perform $45
Twitter TWTR RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform » Underperform $17 » $14
Coverage Initiated
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
United Natural Foods UNFI Barclays Underweight $40
Sysco SYY Barclays Underweight $48
Whole Foods WFM Barclays Equal Weight $30
Vitamin Shoppe VSI Barclays Equal Weight $29
SpartanNash SPTN Barclays Equal Weight $31
Smart & Final Stores SFS Barclays Equal Weight $13
Natural Grocers NGVC Barclays Equal Weight $12
Kroger KR Barclays Equal Weight $33
GNC Holdings GNC Barclays Equal Weight $21
Five Below FIVE Barclays Equal Weight $42
Dollar Tree DLTR Barclays Equal Weight $88
Dollar General DG Barclays Equal Weight $74
Chefs' Warehouse CHEF Barclays Equal Weight $12
Casey's General CASY Barclays Equal Weight $116
Big Lots BIG Barclays Equal Weight $51
Sprouts Farmers Market SFM Barclays Overweight $24
Performance Food Group PFGC Barclays Overweight $28
Reinsurance Group of America RGA Wells Fargo Market Perform
Alexion Pharma ALXN Wedbush Neutral $132
Achillion Pharma ACHN Wedbush Outperform $13
MINDBODY MB ROTH Capital Buy $22.50
Fortive FTV Raymond James Outperform
Versum Materials VSM Jefferies Hold $26
Ingevity NGVT Buckingham Research Neutral
The Trade Desk TTD Susquehanna Positive $40
Fortune Brands Home & Security FBHS BofA/Merrill Buy $70
USG USG BofA/Merrill Buy $36
Mohawk MHK BofA/Merrill Neutral $235
Independent Bank IBCP Hovde Group Market Perform $17.50
Medgenics MDGN Jefferies Buy
Electronic Arts EA Morgan Stanley Overweight
Activision Blizzard ATVI Morgan Stanley Overweight $56
Intesa Sanpaolo ISNPY Jefferies Buy
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria BBVA Jefferies Buy
Unicredit S.p.A UNCFF Jefferies Buy
Bankinter SA BKNIY Jefferies Underperform
ASOS ASOMF Credit Suisse Neutral
Sanofi SNY Piper Jaffray Neutral
AstraZeneca AZN Piper Jaffray Overweight
Novo Nordisk A/S NVO Piper Jaffray Neutral
GlaxoSmithKline GSK Piper Jaffray Overweight
Education Realty Trust EDR CapitalOne Equal Weight
American Campus Communities ACC CapitalOne Equal Weight
BioTime BTX Ladenburg Thalmann Buy
Ingevity NGVT Jefferies Buy
Sunoco LP SUN Citigroup Neutral
Twitter TWTR Loop Capital Hold $18
Facebook FB Loop Capital Buy $165
Voya Financial VOYA Wells Fargo Market Perform
Unum Group UNM Wells Fargo Market Perform
Primerica PRI Wells Fargo Market Perform
CNO Financial CNO Wells Fargo Outperform
Virgin America VA Imperial Capital In-line $57
Alaska Air ALK Imperial Capital In-line $74
Coverage Resumed
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Masco MAS BofA/Merrill Buy $41
Armstrong World Industries AWI BofA/Merrill Underperform $38
Owens Corning OC BofA/Merrill Neutral $59
ChannelAdvisor ECOM Needham Buy $16
Lantheus Holdings LNTH Credit Suisse Neutral
Lincoln National LNC Wells Fargo Market Perform
Prudential PRU Wells Fargo Market Perform
Genworth Financial GNW Wells Fargo Market Perform
AFLAC AFL Wells Fargo Market Perform
MetLife MET Wells Fargo Outperform
Principal Fincl PFG Wells Fargo Outperform
Torchmark TMK Wells Fargo Underperform
Coverage Reiterated/Price Tgt Changed*
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Achillion Pharma ACHN Chardan Capital Markets Sell $4 » $5
NIKE NKE Canaccord Genuity Hold $56 » $52
Clovis Oncology CLVS SunTrust Buy $38 » $50
Super Micro Computer SMCI Maxim Group Buy $30 » $34
Oracle ORCL Stifel Buy $48 » $45
Quanta Services PWR Stifel Buy $28 » $32.50
U.S. Silica SLCA RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $44 » $56
B&G Foods BGS RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $52 » $57
AutoZone AZO RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $873 » $855
Marriott MAR Telsey Advisory Group Market Perform $74 » $70
Amazon AMZN Mizuho Buy $855 » $950
(a) Brokerage firm initiating coverage participated in underwriting the recent IPO.
(b) Brokerage firm resumes coverage.
(c) Brokerage firm participated in the secondary offering.
* This list of reiterations/target changes is not comprehensive.

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