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American Renal Associates (ARA) Now Covered by Analysts at Barclays

Analysts at Barclays assumed coverage on shares of American Renal Associates (NYSE:ARA) in a note issued to investors on Friday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage set an “equal weight” rating and a $18.00 price target on the stock. Barclays’ target price indicates a potential upside of 33.23% from the company’s current price. A number of other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Bank of America increased their target price on shares of American Renal Associates from $21.00 to $24.00 and gave the... 
 

Discover Financial Services (DFS) Given a $85.00 Price Target by Barclays Analysts

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) has been assigned a $85.00 target price by stock analysts at Barclays in a note issued to investors on Friday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Barclays’ target price points to a potential upside of 37.50% from the stock’s previous close. Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on DFS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Discover Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy”... 
 

BMO Capital Markets Lowers Greif (GEF) Price Target to $53.00

Greif (NYSE:GEF) had its price target cut by BMO Capital Markets to $53.00 in a research report released on Thursday, The Fly reports. They currently have an outperform rating on the industrial products company’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on GEF. Wells Fargo & Co set a $65.00 price objective on shares of Greif and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, October 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Greif from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Monday, November 26th. Finally,... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Hubbell (HUBB) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Hubbell (NYSE:HUBB) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Hubbell Incorporated is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of electrical and electronic products to commercial, industrial, utility and telecommunications markets. The Company’s products include plugs, receptacles, connectors, lighting fixtures, high voltage test and measurement equipment and voice and data signal processing components. Hubbell Incorporated... 
 

International Speedway (ISCA) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of International Speedway (NASDAQ:ISCA) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “International Speedway Corporation is a leading promoter of motorsports activities, currently promoting more than 100 racing events annually as well as numerous other motorsports-related activities. The Company owns and/or operates 13 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities, including Daytona International Speedway in Florida... 
 

Livent (LTHM) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Argus

Argus initiated coverage on shares of Livent (NASDAQ:LTHM) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $21.00 price objective on the stock. A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on LTHM. Vertical Research started coverage on shares of Livent in a research report on Monday, October 22nd. They set a buy rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. BMO Capital Markets started coverage on shares of Livent in a research report on Monday, October 29th.... 
 

3M (MMM) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of 3M (NYSE:MMM) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Thursday. According to Zacks, “3M’s shares looks overvalued compared to its industry over the past three months. Shares of the company as well as its industry have declined in the last three-month period. Over the past several quarters, escalating costs have become a major cause of concern for 3M. Inflation in the prices of major inputs and rising interest expenses might continue to augment the company's aggregate... 
 

Nordstrom (JWN) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Friday. The firm presently has a $56.00 target price on the specialty retailer’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 15.20% from the stock’s previous close. According to Zacks, “Nordstrom outpaced the industry in the past year backed by a robust surprise history, courtesy of smooth execution of its customer strategy. Earnings... 
 

American Renal Associates (ARA) Coverage Initiated at Morgan Stanley

Equities research analysts at Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of American Renal Associates (NYSE:ARA) in a research note issued on Friday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage set an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Bank of America upped their price target on American Renal Associates from $21.00 to $24.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 18th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded American Renal... 
 

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Friday. According to Zacks, “American Eagle surpassed the industry in a year driven by robust comps trend and surprise history. Notably, comps improved for the 15th straight quarter in third-quarter fiscal 2018 backed by gains from strategic initiatives, and ability to boost market share through strong brands and compelling merchandise. Moreover, the company delivered accelerated... 
 

Oxford Industries (OXM) PT Lowered to $90.00 at KeyCorp

Oxford Industries (NYSE:OXM) had its price target lowered by KeyCorp from $104.00 to $90.00 in a report published on Thursday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has an overweight rating on the textile maker’s stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Oxford Industries’ Q1 2020 earnings at $1.38 EPS, Q2 2020 earnings at $1.97 EPS and Q3 2020 earnings at $0.14 EPS. A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on OXM. DA Davidson downgraded Oxford Industries from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $71.00 price target... 
 

Brown-Forman (BF.B) Earns “Hold” Rating from Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group reissued their hold rating on shares of Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.B) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a $47.00 price objective on the stock. Several other research firms have also commented on BF.B. Pivotal Research reiterated a buy rating and issued a $65.00 price target on shares of Brown-Forman in a research report on Wednesday, August 29th. Deutsche Bank increased their price target on shares of Brown-Forman from $52.00 to $53.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research report... 
 

Public Storage (PSA) Downgraded by Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group cut shares of Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) from a hold rating to an underperform rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They currently have $175.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock, down from their previous target price of $202.00. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Public Storage’s Q1 2019 earnings at $2.45 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $2.57 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $2.64 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $2.76 EPS, Q1 2020 earnings... 
 

RPM International (RPM) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

RPM International (NYSE:RPM) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Friday. The brokerage currently has a $67.00 price objective on the specialty chemicals company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective points to a potential upside of 10.85% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, “RPM International’s continuous focus on strategic acquisitions is likely to drive growth in the long run. The company... 
 

SK Telecom (SKM) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Thursday. According to Zacks, “SK Telecom Co. is the world’s first commercial CDMA digital cellular service. As of September 30, 1997, they have provided the highest quality service for more than 4 million cellular customers which includes 2.3 million digital cellular customers, and 7.1 million paging customers. “ Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. HSBC upgraded shares of SK Telecom... 
 

Brightcove (BCOV) Lifted to “Buy” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Brightcove (NASDAQ:BCOV) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Thursday morning. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on BCOV. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Brightcove from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 25th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Brightcove from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Friday, September 28th. Finally, B. Riley upgraded shares of Brightcove from a neutral rating... 
 

PVH (PVH) Cut to “Strong Sell” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine lowered shares of PVH (NYSE:PVH) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. A number of other brokerages have also recently weighed in on PVH. Telsey Advisory Group restated an outperform rating on shares of PVH in a report on Thursday, August 30th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $177.00 target price on shares of PVH and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, August 30th. Deutsche Bank raised their target price on shares of PVH from $171.00 to $173.00 and gave the stock... 
 

Liquidia Technologies (LQDA) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Liquidia Technologies (NASDAQ:LQDA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Liquidia Technologies, Inc. is a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company. It focused on the development and commercialization of human therapeutics using our proprietary PRINT technology to transform the lives of patients. The company’s product candidate consists of LIQ861 for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension and LIQ865 for the treatment... 
 

Clarus (CLAR) Cut to “Hold” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine lowered shares of Clarus (NASDAQ:CLAR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. CLAR has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Clarus from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $12.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 17th. BidaskClub cut Clarus from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday. Finally, Roth Capital upgraded Clarus from a neutral rating to a buy rating and lifted... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Dynavax Technologies (DVAX) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Dynavax Technologies (NASDAQ:DVAX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Dynavax Technologies discovers, develops, and intends to commercialize innovative products to treat and prevent allergies, infectious diseases, and chronic inflammatory diseases using versatile, proprietary approaches that alter immune system responses in highly specific ways. Dynavax’s clinical development programs are based on immunostimulatory sequences which... 
 

Equinor ASA (EQNR) Downgraded to “Sell” at Goldman Sachs Group

Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of Equinor ASA (NYSE:EQNR) from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a report published on Thursday morning, MarketBeat.com reports. A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the company. Bank of America raised Equinor ASA from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research note on Friday, October 5th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed an overweight rating on shares of Equinor ASA in a research note on Tuesday, October 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered Equinor ASA from a neutral rating to... 
 

AstraZeneca (AZN) Research Coverage Started at SunTrust Banks

SunTrust Banks assumed coverage on shares of AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $48.00 price objective on the stock. A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Guggenheim initiated coverage on AstraZeneca in a research note on Monday, October 8th. They issued a buy rating on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded AstraZeneca from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, September 27th. Wolfe... 
 

Deutsche Bank Initiates Coverage on General Motors (GM)

Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of General Motors (NYSE:GM) (TSE:GMM.U) in a research note published on Thursday morning, The Fly reports. The firm issued a buy rating on the auto manufacturer’s stock. GM has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of General Motors from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 5th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of General Motors from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, November... 
 

Albemarle (ALB) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Thursday. They currently have $99.00 price target on the specialty chemicals company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Albemarle remains focused on strengthening its lithium business. It is well placed to leverage strong growth in the battery-grade lithium market. The company should also gain from the synergies of Rockwood Holdings acquisition. Further, Albemarle is divesting non-core assets to boost growth opportunities... 
 

Group 1 Automotive (GPI) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Thursday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $57.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “The Zacks Consensus Estimate for Group 1 Automotive’s annual earnings has been moving up. The company regularly opens new dealerships besides acquiring exiting ones. Last month, it opened three dealerships, of which two are in Texas and one in Brazil. Year to date, Group 1 acquired a total of... 
 

Coeur Mining (CDE) Given “Outperform” Rating at Raymond James

Raymond James reiterated their outperform rating on shares of Coeur Mining (NYSE:CDE) in a report published on Thursday. Raymond James currently has a $8.00 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Coeur Mining from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Coeur Mining from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, December... 
 

Raymond James Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Enerplus (ERF)

Raymond James reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Enerplus (NYSE:ERF) (TSE:ERF) in a research note published on Thursday morning. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Enerplus from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Thursday, December 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Enerplus from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 4th. SunTrust Banks set a $15.00 target price on shares of Enerplus and gave the stock... 
 

Allstate (ALL) PT Set at $100.00 by Wells Fargo & Co

Wells Fargo & Co set a $100.00 price objective on Allstate (NYSE:ALL) in a research report report published on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the insurance provider’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Edward Jones raised Allstate from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 11th. Argus decreased their target price on Allstate from $115.00 to $106.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November... 
 

First Bancorp (FBP) Upgraded to Buy by ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday morning. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Bank of America raised shares of First Bancorp from a neutral rating to a buy rating and boosted their price target for the company from $9.00 to $12.00 in a research report on Thursday, September 20th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of First Bancorp from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 31st. Finally,... 
 

Criteo (CRTO) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Criteo (NASDAQ:CRTO) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Saturday. Several other research analysts have also commented on CRTO. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Criteo from a sell rating to a buy rating and set a $23.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 25th. ValuEngine raised shares of Criteo from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday. BMO Capital Markets dropped their target price on shares of Criteo... 
 

Nelnet (NNI) Downgraded to “Sell” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine cut shares of Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Saturday. NNI stock opened at $51.08 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2.08 billion, a PE ratio of 9.79 and a beta of 0.68. Nelnet has a twelve month low of $48.30 and a twelve month high of $64.00. The company has a quick ratio of 98.19, a current ratio of 98.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.56. Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 8th. The credit services provider reported $1.14... 
 

Changyou.Com (CYOU) Upgraded to “Buy” by ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Changyou.Com (NASDAQ:CYOU) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Saturday morning. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Changyou.Com from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 16th. BidaskClub raised shares of Changyou.Com from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note on Thursday, November 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a... 
 

FirstService (FSV) Lowered to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of FirstService (NASDAQ:FSV) (TSE:FSV) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Saturday. Several other analysts have also weighed in on FSV. BMO Capital Markets restated a hold rating and issued a $83.00 price objective on shares of FirstService in a report on Wednesday, October 24th. Zacks Investment Research lowered FirstService from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, October 30th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered FirstService from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, December... 
 

Emerson Electric (EMR) Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine

ValuEngine lowered shares of Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. A number of other research firms have also issued reports on EMR. Morgan Stanley started coverage on shares of Emerson Electric in a research note on Monday, August 20th. They set an overweight rating and a $85.00 target price for the company. Robert W. Baird reduced their target price on shares of Emerson Electric from $80.00 to $78.00 and set a neutral rating for the company in a research note on Monday,... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades CalAmp (CAMP) to Strong Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of CalAmp (NASDAQ:CAMP) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “CalAmp Corp. is a leading provider of wireless communications products that enable anytime/anywhere access to critical information, data and entertainment content. With comprehensive capabilities ranging from product design and development through volume production, CalAmp delivers cost-effective high quality solutions to a broad array of customers and end markets. CalAmp is... 
 

ValuEngine Upgrades Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) to “Sell”

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Air Transport Services Group (NASDAQ:ATSG) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday. Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on ATSG. Stifel Nicolaus set a $27.00 price objective on Air Transport Services Group and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Monday, October 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised Air Transport Services Group from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $24.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday,... 
 

SunTrust Banks Initiates Coverage on Ryder System (R)

SunTrust Banks assumed coverage on shares of Ryder System (NYSE:R) in a report published on Wednesday, MarketBeat.com reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $63.00 price target on the transportation company’s stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Ryder System’s Q4 2018 earnings at $1.79 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $5.77 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $1.01 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $1.49 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $1.78 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $1.88 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $6.17 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $6.83 EPS. Several... 
 

Barclays Analysts Give FS Investment (FSIC) a $7.00 Price Target

FS Investment (NYSE:FSIC) has been given a $7.00 price target by Barclays in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Barclays’ target price would suggest a potential upside of 23.46% from the company’s current price. Several other research firms have also recently commented on FSIC. ValuEngine upgraded FS Investment from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday,... 
 

THL Credit (TCRD) Downgraded to “Sell” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine downgraded shares of THL Credit (NASDAQ:TCRD) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Saturday. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. BidaskClub raised THL Credit from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Saturday, September 15th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded THL Credit from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Friday, November 2nd. Raymond James reaffirmed an underperform rating on shares of THL Credit in a research note on Friday,... 
 

ValuEngine Upgrades Live Oak Bancshares (LOB) to Buy

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Live Oak Bancshares (NASDAQ:LOB) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Saturday. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Sandler O’Neill raised shares of Live Oak Bancshares from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $18.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks lowered their price objective on shares of Live Oak Bancshares from $32.00 to $23.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a research note... 
 

BidaskClub Upgrades Hawkins (HWKN) to Buy

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Saturday. Shares of Hawkins stock opened at $42.41 on Friday. Hawkins has a 52-week low of $30.55 and a 52-week high of $44.03. The stock has a market capitalization of $454.68 million, a P/E ratio of 22.20 and a beta of 1.05. The company has a current ratio of 2.38, a quick ratio of 1.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 31st. The specialty... 
 

ValuEngine Downgrades Neovasc (NVCN) to Hold

ValuEngine downgraded shares of Neovasc (NASDAQ:NVCN) (TSE:NVC) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Saturday. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Neovasc from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $1.50 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 21st. Shares of NASDAQ:NVCN opened at $0.65 on Friday. Neovasc has a 52 week low of $0.64 and a 52 week high of $72.50. Neovasc (NASDAQ:NVCN) (TSE:NVC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 14th.... 
 

Francesca’s (FRAN) Downgraded to D at TheStreet

TheStreet cut shares of Francesca’s (NASDAQ:FRAN) from a c- rating to a d rating in a research report report published on Wednesday. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Francesca’s from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, September 6th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Francesca’s from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 15th. B. Riley upped their target price on shares of Francesca’s from... 
 

ZIX (ZIXI) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ZIX (NASDAQ:ZIXI) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Saturday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $7.00 price objective on the software maker’s stock. According to Zacks, “Zix Corporation is the leading provider of hosted email encryption and e-prescribing services. ZixCorp’s hosted Email Encryption Service provides an easy and cost-effective way to ensure customer privacy and regulatory compliance for corporate email. Its PocketScript e-prescribing... 
 

Orchid Island Capital (ORC) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Orchid Island Capital (NYSE:ORC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Orchid Island Capital, Inc. is a specialty finance company that invests in residential mortgage-backed securities the principal and interest payments of which are guaranteed by a U.S. Government agency or a U.S. Government-sponsored entity. The Company intends to qualify and will elect to be taxed as a REIT commencing with its taxable year ending December 31, 2013. Orchid... 
 

Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Carrols Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:TAST) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research note released on Saturday. Several other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Citigroup set a $14.00 price target on shares of Carrols Restaurant Group and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Monday, November 12th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Carrols Restaurant Group from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, November 8th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded... 
 

Meridian Bioscience (VIVO) Downgraded to “Buy” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Meridian Bioscience (NASDAQ:VIVO) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Saturday morning. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. ValuEngine upgraded Meridian Bioscience from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, October 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Meridian Bioscience from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $23.00 price target for the company in a report on Saturday, November 10th. One investment analyst ... 
 

BidaskClub Lowers Hawaiian (HA) to Sell

BidaskClub cut shares of Hawaiian (NASDAQ:HA) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Thursday morning. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on HA. Imperial Capital decreased their price target on shares of Hawaiian from $59.00 to $49.00 and set an outperform rating for the company in a research note on Monday, December 10th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Citigroup decreased their price target on shares of Hawaiian from $43.00 to $40.00 and set a neutral rating for the company in a research... 
 

Berenberg Bank Begins Coverage on Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA)

Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARNA) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, Marketbeat.com reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $55.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. ARNA has been the subject of several other reports. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $65.00 target price on shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, September 24th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their target price on shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals... 
 

Chuy’s (CHUY) Cut to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Chuy’s (NASDAQ:CHUY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Thursday. Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. TheStreet cut Chuy’s from a b- rating to a c rating in a report on Wednesday, November 7th. Stephens cut Chuy’s from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $34.00 to $32.00 in a report on Wednesday, September 12th. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their target price on Chuy’s... 
 
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