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Upgrades/Downgrades

Updated: 20-Jan-17 16:30 ET

Upgrades
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Saipem SpA SAPMY Societe Generale Hold » Buy
Petrofac Limited POFCF Societe Generale Hold » Buy
National Grid NGG Berenberg Hold » Buy
Compagnie Financiere Richemont CFRUY Macquarie Underperform » Neutral
Ultra Electronics UEHPY Liberum Hold » Buy
WPP Group plc WPPGY Liberum Hold » Buy
Super Micro Computer SMCI ROTH Capital Neutral » Buy
Laredo Petroleum LPI SunTrust Hold » Buy
Visa V Wedbush Neutral » Outperform $77 » $96
MasterCard MA Wedbush Neutral » Outperform $99 » $126
Westlake Chemical Partners WLKP Tudor Pickering Hold » Buy
Rockwell Automation ROK Buckingham Research Neutral » Buy
Simmons First National SFNC Sandler O'Neill Sell » Hold
Regency Centers REG SunTrust Hold » Buy
UDR UDR SunTrust Hold » Buy
Brixmor Property BRX SunTrust Hold » Buy
CF Industries CF BofA/Merrill Underperform » Buy
Abraxas Petroleum AXAS Stifel Hold » Buy $3 » $3.50
Intl Paper IP Jefferies Hold » Buy
Domino's Pizza DPZ KeyBanc Capital Mkts Sector Weight » Overweight
Noble Corp PLC NE BofA/Merrill Underperform » Neutral
Aaron's AAN SunTrust Hold » Buy
Dun & Bradstreet DNB Goldman Sell » Neutral
Emerge Energy Services EMES Goldman Neutral » Buy
NGL Energy Partners NGL FBR & Co. Mkt Perform » Outperform $21 » $29
Check Point Software CHKP First Analysis Sec Equal-Weight » Overweight $116
Downgrades
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
TCF Financial TCB Deutsche Bank Buy » Hold $22 » $20
CSX CSX Deutsche Bank Buy » Hold $42
TeleNav TNAV Sidoti Buy » Neutral
Bankia BNKXF Jefferies Hold » Underperform
Meggitt PLC MEGGF Liberum Hold » Sell
GKN plc GKNLY Liberum Hold » Sell
Zodiac Aerospace ZODFY JP Morgan Overweight » Neutral
Tesco PLC TSCDY Exane BNP Paribas Neutral » Underperform
J. Sainsbury plc JSAIY Exane BNP Paribas Outperform » Neutral
Infinity Prpty & Casualty IPCC Raymond James Outperform » Mkt Perform
Cimarex XEC KLR Group Accumulate » Hold
FBL Financial FFG Raymond James Mkt Perform » Underperform
KeyCorp KEY Sandler O'Neill Buy » Hold
Silicon Motion SIMO Nomura Buy » Neutral
Intercept Pharma ICPT Needham Buy » Hold
Simon Properties SPG SunTrust Buy » Hold
Pennsylvania R.E.I.T. PEI SunTrust Buy » Hold
Corp Office Props OFC SunTrust Buy » Hold
Life Storage LSI SunTrust Buy » Hold
First Potomac Realty FPO SunTrust Buy » Hold
Welltower HCN SunTrust Buy » Hold
Equifax EFX Goldman Neutral » Sell
Main Street Capital MAIN FBR & Co. Outperform » Mkt Perform
Match Group MTCH Guggenheim Buy » Neutral
InterActiveCorp IAC Guggenheim Buy » Neutral
Western Union WU Compass Point Neutral » Sell
Graphic Packaging GPK Jefferies Buy » Hold
CubeSmart CUBE BofA/Merrill Buy » Neutral
BNY Mellon BK Keefe Bruyette Outperform » Mkt Perform
Lazard LAZ Raymond James Strong Buy » Outperform
Allegheny Tech ATI BofA/Merrill Buy » Underperform
FEMSA FMX JP Morgan Overweight » Neutral
Endo Intl ENDP JP Morgan Overweight » Neutral
Teva Pharma TEVA JP Morgan Overweight » Neutral
Cotiviti COTV Goldman Buy » Neutral
Smart Sand SND Goldman Buy » Neutral
Coverage Initiated
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Essent Group ESNT Deutsche Bank Buy $38
GCP Applied Tech. GCP Seaport Global Securities Buy $32
KLX KLXI Gabelli & Co Buy $64
AMN Healthcare AMN The Benchmark Company Buy $46
Cross Country CCRN The Benchmark Company Buy $19
Athene Holding ATH Sandler O'Neill Hold
Matador Resources MTDR Tudor Pickering Buy
Amazon AMZN Aegis Capital Buy $953
Bellerophon Therapeutics BLPH H.C. Wainwright Buy $5
Safe Bulkers SB Stifel Hold $1.50
TC Pipelines TCP Ladenburg Thalmann Neutral
Summit Materials SUM SunTrust Buy
Verisk Analytics VRSK RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $88
Coverage Resumed
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
PayPal PYPL Wedbush Outperform $54
Twitter TWTR Pacific Crest Sector Weight
Alphabet A GOOGL Pacific Crest Overweight
Facebook FB Pacific Crest Overweight
Wal-Mart WMT Stifel Hold $70
Target TGT Stifel Hold $72
Costco COST Stifel Buy $185
CBS CBS Credit Suisse Outperform $75
Coverage Reiterated/Price Tgt Changed*
Company Ticker Brokerage Firm Ratings Change Price Target
Polaris Industries PII Wedbush Neutral $71 » $75
Apple AAPL Macquarie Outperform $133 » $148
Union Pacific UNP RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $111 » $115
Synergy Pharma SGYP Rodman & Renshaw Buy $17 » $18
Plexus PLXS RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $54 » $57
Check Point Software CHKP RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $96 » $98
AMC Entertainment AMC RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $34 » $40
Union Pacific UNP Cowen Market Perform $98 » $109
Skyworks SWKS Drexel Hamilton Buy $90 » $105
Atlassian TEAM BMO Capital Markets Market Perform $28 » $29
Skyworks SWKS Cowen Market Perform $80 » $85
Skyworks SWKS Mizuho Neutral $75 » $80
Check Point Software CHKP BMO Capital Markets Market Perform $95 » $110
(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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