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Upgrades/Downgrades

Updated: 18-Sep-18 16:30 ET

Upgrades
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Cognizant Tech CTSH HSBC Securities Hold » Buy
Casey's General CASY Northcoast Neutral » Buy
Union Pacific UNP Loop Capital Hold » Buy
Occidental Petro OXY Edward Jones Hold » Buy
Surgery Partners SGRY BofA/Merrill Neutral » Buy
MEDNAX MD BofA/Merrill Underperform » Neutral
L Brands LB BofA/Merrill Underperform » Neutral
Universal Health UHS BofA/Merrill Neutral » Buy
Targa Resources TRGP Wells Fargo Market Perform » Outperform
Downgrades
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Hooker Furniture HOFT Sidoti Buy » Neutral
Brady BRC Sidoti Buy » Neutral
Apache APA Edward Jones Buy » Hold
Playa Hotels & Resorts PLYA Nomura Buy » Neutral
Workiva WK Morgan Stanley Equal-Weight » Underweight
BankUnited BKU Morgan Stanley Overweight » Equal-Weight
Discovery DISCA Pivotal Research Group Hold » Sell $26
Primerica PRI Citigroup Neutral » Sell
United Continental UAL Macquarie Outperform » Neutral
Red Hat RHT JP Morgan Overweight » Neutral
Express Scripts ESRX Credit Suisse Outperform » Neutral
Coverage Initiated
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Vermilion Energy VET BofA/Merrill Buy $41
Mimecast MIME SunTrust Buy $54
SPX FLOW FLOW Buckingham Research Buy $60
Encana ECA BofA/Merrill Buy $19
Akcea Therapeutics AKCA Needham Buy $45
CBIZ CBZ William Blair Outperform
Coverage Resumed
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
EQT Corp. EQT Jefferies Hold $52
PennyMac Mortgage PMT Wells Fargo Market Perform $20
Marvell MRVL Goldman Buy $23
Coverage Reiterated/Price Tgt Changed*
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Viking Therapeutics VKTX Raymond James Outperform $15 » $43
Viking Therapeutics VKTX Maxim Group Buy $14 » $28
Viking Therapeutics VKTX H.C. Wainwright Buy $15 » $28
Facebook FB JP Morgan Overweight $205 » $195
CareDx CDNA H.C. Wainwright Neutral $17 » $22
Huron Consulting HURN The Benchmark Company Buy $52 » $54
Alarm.com ALRM Maxim Group Buy $59 » $69
Rogers Corp ROG B. Riley FBR Buy $150 » $180
NIKE NKE Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $87 » $92
Ultra Clean Holdings UCTT Cowen Outperform $28 » $23
Micron MU Cowen Buy $72 » $62
Allegiant Travel ALGT Imperial Capital In-line $121 » $130
(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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