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First Horizon National (FHN) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of First Horizon National (NYSE:FHN) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Friday. According to Zacks, “Shares of First Horizon has underperformed the industry in the past six months. The company has displayed a decent earnings surprise history, having surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings in one of the trailing four quarters, with two in-line results. Its efforts to strengthen core Tennessee banking franchise and inorganic growth strategies bode well for the... 
 

Deutsche Bank Lowers CME Group (CME) Price Target to $214.00

CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) had its price target trimmed by Deutsche Bank from $220.00 to $214.00 in a research note published on Friday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an outperform rating and set a $210.00 price target on shares of CME Group in a report on Friday, February 15th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a hold rating and set a $184.00 price target on shares of CME Group... 
 

Intel (INTC) Receives Sell Rating from Northland Securities

Northland Securities restated their sell rating on shares of Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) in a report released on Friday morning. They currently have a $38.00 target price on the chip maker’s stock. “We believe that Intel continues to struggle with its modem business as it is likely unprofitable and consuming capacity that could be deployed for more profitable pursuits. We don’t think the Company can abandon Apple at this point, so a simple solution would be too sell the modem business to Apple. We think it would be a significant catalyst... 
 

BidaskClub Lowers Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) to Sell

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday. A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on TXRH. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Texas Roadhouse from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $70.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, January 22nd. Wedbush reiterated a hold rating and set a $62.00 price target on shares of Texas Roadhouse in a research note on Wednesday, February 20th. Zacks Investment Research... 
 

Solar Senior Capital (SUNS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Solar Senior Capital (NASDAQ:SUNS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Saturday morning. According to Zacks, “Solar Senior Capital Ltd. operates as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. The Company invests primarily in senior secured loans, including first lien, unitranche and second lien debt instruments, made to private middle-market companies whose debt is rated below investment grade. “ Separately, BidaskClub raised Solar Senior Capital... 
 

Simmons First National (SFNC) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Friday. SFNC has been the subject of several other reports. ValuEngine lowered Simmons First National from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Thursday, March 7th. Stephens set a $30.00 target price on Simmons First National and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, January 22nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Simmons First National from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report... 
 

Ulta Beauty (ULTA) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday. According to Zacks, “Ulta Beauty surpassed the industry in the past three months. However, it might derail in the near term owing to higher expenses that are hurting margins. It expects modest deleverage in operating margin in first-half fiscal 2019. Moreover, SG&A expenses are projected to deleverage due to higher store labor costs and spending in growth initiatives. Higher costs... 
 

Investar (ISTR) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Investar Holding Corporation is a bank holding company for Investar Bank. It offers a range of commercial and retail lending products throughout its market areas, including business loans to small to medium-sized businesses and professional concerns, as well as loans to individuals. The company accepts various deposit products, including savings, checking,... 
 

James River Group (JRVR) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of James River Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Saturday morning. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on the company. ValuEngine upgraded James River Group from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 5th. B. Riley restated a neutral rating on shares of James River Group in a research report on Friday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut James River Group from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research... 
 

Peoples Financial Services (PFIS) Lifted to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Saturday morning. Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Peoples Financial Services from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, November 16th. Shares of PFIS stock opened at $46.61 on Friday. Peoples Financial Services has a fifty-two week low of $39.01 and a fifty-two week high of $52.00. The stock has a market cap of $345.83 million, a PE ratio of 13.03 and a beta of 0.38. The company has a debt-to-equity... 
 

Zogenix (ZGNX) Rating Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Zogenix (NASDAQ:ZGNX) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Saturday morning. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Zogenix from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Saturday, January 19th. Guggenheim started coverage on shares of Zogenix in a research note on Friday, February 22nd. They issued a buy rating and a $70.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Mizuho restated a... 
 

WillScot (WSC) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of WillScot (NASDAQ:WSC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Saturday. They currently have $12.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Williams Scotsman is a specialty rental services providing modular space and portable storage solutions primarily in North America. It serves the construction, education, health care, government, retail, commercial, transportation, security and energy sectors. Williams Scotsman is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. “ WSC... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades VEON (VEON) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of VEON (NASDAQ:VEON) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “VEON Ltd. is engaged in telecommunication and digital services. It provides customers with voice, fixed broadband, data and digital services. The company’s brand portfolio includes Beeline, Kyivstar, WIND, Jazz, Banglalink and Djezzy. It operates primarily in Russia, Italy, Algeria, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan,... 
 

DryShips (DRYS) Lowered to “Sell” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Saturday. DRYS stock opened at $5.06 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 3.56, a quick ratio of 3.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39. The firm has a market capitalization of $451.86 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.04 and a beta of 0.36. DryShips has a 1 year low of $3.40 and a 1 year high of $7.22. A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of DRYS. Millennium Management LLC bought... 
 

Cerus (CERS) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Saturday. CERS has been the subject of a number of other research reports. ValuEngine raised shares of Cerus from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Monday, February 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cerus from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 15th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $9.00 target price on shares of Cerus in a research... 
 

Nordson (NDSN) Lowered to “Sell” at BidaskClub

Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN) was downgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Sunday. Several other brokerages have also recently commented on NDSN. CIBC upgraded shares of Nordson from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $140.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Nordson from a “sell” rating to a “hold”... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Krystal Biotech (KRYS) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Krystal Biotech (NASDAQ:KRYS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Krystal Biotech, Inc. is a gene therapy company. It engaged in developing and commercializing novel treatments for patients suffering from dermatological diseases. Krystal Biotech, Inc. is based in Pittsburgh, United States. “ A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on KRYS. HC Wainwright reissued a buy rating and set a $32.00 price target... 
 

Aeon Global Health (AGHC) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Aeon Global Health (OTCMKTS:AGHC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “Aeon Global Health offer solutions in the areas of Cancer Genomics, Toxicology, Pharmacogenomics, and Health Technology Applications. Aeon Global Health, formerly known as Authentidate Holding Corp., is based in GAINESVILLE, United States. “ Separately, Ifs Securities downgraded Aeon Global Health from an outperform rating to a market perform rating... 
 

Broadcom (AVGO) Now Covered by Analysts at Citigroup

Citigroup started coverage on shares of Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO) in a research report sent to investors on Friday, The Fly reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating on the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock. Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on shares of Broadcom from $265.00 to $261.00 and set an equal weight rating for the company in a research note on Monday, January 7th. BidaskClub cut shares of Broadcom from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note... 
 

SUNDANCE ENERGY/S (SNDE) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of SUNDANCE ENERGY/S (NASDAQ:SNDE) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “Sundance Energy Australia Limited is focused on the acquisition and development of oil and gas. Its asset primarily located in premier North American resource plays. Sundance Energy Australia Limited is headquareted in DENVER CO. “ Separately, Ifs Securities restated a strong-buy rating on shares of SUNDANCE ENERGY/S in a research note on Sunday, February 3rd.... 
 

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC) Downgraded by BidaskClub

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) was downgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. A number of other research firms have also recently commented on HMHC. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 1st. BMO Capital Markets cut their price target on shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt from $12.00 to $11.00 and set... 
 

Knowles (KN) Upgraded to Buy at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Knowles (NYSE:KN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Friday. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. TheStreet raised Knowles from a c rating to a b rating in a research note on Friday, February 8th. Craig Hallum reissued a buy rating and issued a $18.00 price objective (down from $19.00) on shares of Knowles in a research note on Tuesday, January 15th. Lake Street Capital reissued a buy rating and issued a $17.00 price objective on shares of Knowles in a research... 
 

Orthopediatrics (KIDS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Orthopediatrics (NASDAQ:KIDS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Friday. According to Zacks, “OrthoPediatrics Corp. is a medical device company. It markets surgical systems for trauma and deformity, bone fractures and reconstruction procedures. OrthoPediatrics Corp. is based in NEW YORK. “ Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. BidaskClub upgraded Orthopediatrics from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on... 
 

Cenovus Energy (CVE) Raised to Buy at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Cenovus Energy (NYSE:CVE) (TSE:CVE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. Several other brokerages also recently commented on CVE. CIBC downgraded Cenovus Energy from a sector outperform rating to a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, January 31st. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Cenovus Energy in a report on Tuesday, January 29th. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on Cenovus Energy in a report on Monday, January 28th. They set an outperform... 
 

H&E Equipment Services (HEES) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

H&E Equipment Services (NASDAQ:HEES) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $29.00 price target on the industrial products company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target would indicate a potential upside of 9.43% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, “H&E Equipment Services, Inc. is one of the largest integrated equipment services companies in the United States... 
 

Viper Energy Partners (VNOM) Cut to “Hold” at BidaskClub

Viper Energy Partners (NASDAQ:VNOM) was downgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 target price on shares of Viper Energy Partners in a research note on Monday, November 19th. Citigroup set a $33.00 price target on Viper Energy Partners and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report... 
 

Empire Resorts (NYNY) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

Empire Resorts (NASDAQ:NYNY) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. NYNY stock opened at $10.80 on Tuesday. Empire Resorts has a twelve month low of $6.31 and a twelve month high of $24.10. The company has a quick ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 0.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.91. In related news, insider Emanuel R. Pearlman sold 2,000 shares of Empire Resorts stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 22nd. The stock was sold at an average... 
 

Grupo Financiero Galicia (GGAL) Upgraded by ValuEngine to Sell

Grupo Financiero Galicia (NASDAQ:GGAL) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Tuesday. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on GGAL. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Grupo Financiero Galicia from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, January 4th. BidaskClub cut Grupo Financiero Galicia from a “buy” rating to a “hold”... 
 

BidaskClub Upgrades Brighthouse Financial (BHF) to “Hold”

Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ:BHF) was upgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. BHF has been the subject of several other research reports. Credit Suisse Group restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research note on Monday, December 31st. Sandler O’Neill upgraded shares of Brighthouse Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday,... 
 

First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on FFBC. Stephens restated a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price target on shares of First Financial Bancorp in a report on Wednesday, December 19th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of First Financial Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating... 
 

Del Taco Restaurants (TACO) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine

Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO) was upgraded by ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. Several other analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Wedbush restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of Del Taco Restaurants in a research note on Friday, February 1st. BidaskClub downgraded Del Taco Restaurants from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 17th. Maxim... 
 

Eagle Pharmaceuticals (EGRX) Upgraded to Hold by ValuEngine

Eagle Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:EGRX) was upgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday. Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada set a $66.00 price target on shares of Eagle Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 1st. BidaskClub lowered shares of Eagle Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research... 
 

ACI Worldwide (ACIW) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Strong-Buy

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ:ACIW) was upgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday. Several other analysts also recently weighed in on ACIW. Zacks Investment Research downgraded ACI Worldwide from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 1st. Stephens raised ACI Worldwide from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and boosted their target price for the company from $30.00 to... 
 

Aurora Cannabis (ACB) Upgraded to “Buy” by ValuEngine

Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) was upgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Several other research firms have also issued reports on ACB. TheStreet lowered shares of Aurora Cannabis from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Monday, February 25th. GMP Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $9.50 target price on shares of Aurora Cannabis in a research note on Tuesday, February 12th.... 
 

Huntsman (HUN) Downgraded to Strong Sell at ValuEngine

Huntsman (NYSE:HUN) was downgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. A number of other research firms have also commented on HUN. Alembic Global Advisors lowered shares of Huntsman from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Huntsman from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Guardant Health (GH) to Sell

Guardant Health (NASDAQ:GH) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Guardant Health Inc. is a precision oncology company. It focuses on conquer cancer through use of proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The company’s Guardant Health Oncology Platform is designed for clinical development, regulatory and reimbursement to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades FS KKR Capital (FSK) to Sell

FS KKR Capital (NYSE:FSK) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “FS KKR Capital Corp. is a business development company. It invests primarily in the senior secured debt and subordinated debt of private middle market U.S. companies. FS KKR Capital Corp., formerly known as FS Investment Corporation, is based in Philadelphia, United States. “ A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on FSK. National Securities... 
 

CELYAD SA/ADR (CYAD) Receives Buy Rating from William Blair

CELYAD SA/ADR (NASDAQ:CYAD)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at William Blair in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The analysts wrote, “We view 2019 as a pivotal year for the company as it determines the optimal dosing, preconditioning, and persistence strategy to use in later-stage clinical trials targeting NKG2D.”” Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research cut CELYAD SA/ADR from a “buy” rating to a “hold”... 
 

Clearwater Paper (CLW) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Clearwater Paper (NYSE:CLW) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Clearwater Paper,a standalone company,produces pulp and paperboard at six facilities across the country namely Lewiston, Idaho; Las Vegas, Nev.; Elwood, Ill.; and near McGehee, Ark. The company manufactures quality paperboard, consumer tissue, and wood products.It has direct access to the public capital markets .The company is a premier... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance (ARI) to Sell

Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance (NYSE:ARI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Monday. According to Zacks, “Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. is focused on investing in, acquiring and managing senior performing commercial real estate mortgage loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities, commercial real estate corporate debt and loans, and other real estate debt investments. The Company is a commercial real estate finance company... 
 

AEterna Zentaris (AEZS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

AEterna Zentaris (NASDAQ:AEZS) (TSE:AEZ) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Monday. The firm currently has a $4.50 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target suggests a potential upside of 12.50% from the stock’s previous close. According to Zacks, “AEterna Zentaris Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology. Its lead endocrinology program... 
 

SunTrust Banks Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Yext (YEXT)

Yext (NYSE:YEXT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by SunTrust Banks in a note issued to investors on Monday. They presently have a $30.00 price target on the stock. SunTrust Banks’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 30.43% from the stock’s previous close. The analysts wrote, “We view Yext’s new integration with Adobe products positively for the former, given the boost to its customer value proposition as well as cross-sell potential across Adobe’s sizable customer base. As importantly,... 
 

Callon Petroleum (CPE) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Callon Petroleum’s operation is solely focused on the Permian Basin, which is the highest-producing shale play in the United States. The company boasts an impressive footprint (86,000 net acres) throughout the basin. Moreover, unlike most of the explorers in the region, the company is not significantly exposed to Permian bottlenecks as it... 
 

Xcel Energy (XEL) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “In the past 12 months, Xcel Energy's shares have outperformed the industry. The company is poised to gain from long-term investment plans, renewable generation and improving economic conditions in its service territories. The Colorado Energy Plan is approved, which will reduce carbon emission in the generation portfolio to 80% by 2030 and... 
 

Community Bankers Trust’s (ESXB) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Brean Capital

Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Brean Capital in a report released on Monday. ESXB stock traded down $0.02 during trading on Monday, reaching $8.07. 5,674 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 31,765. Community Bankers Trust has a 52-week low of $6.62 and a 52-week high of $10.05. Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS)... 
 

A. O. Smith (AOS) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Over the past year, A.O. Smith has underperformed the industry. Also, it looks significantly overvalued compared with the industry over the same time frame. Going forward, the company projects weaker performance in the Rest of World segment, primarily due to lower growth forecasts in China. Higher advertising costs related to... 
 

Regency Centers (REG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Regency Centers (NYSE:REG) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Shares of Regency have underperformed the industry it belongs to in the past three months. Moreover, the recent trend is estimate revision of 2019 funds from operations (FFO) per share does not indicate a favorable outlook for the company. Notably, the recent efforts of online retailers to go deeper into the grocery business have emerged... 
 

Micron Technology (MU) Upgraded to Buy at Standpoint Research

Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) was upgraded by analysts at Standpoint Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Monday, The Fly reports. Several other brokerages have also recently weighed in on MU. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Micron Technology from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, February 18th. ValuEngine cut shares of Micron Technology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report... 
 

Diplomat Pharmacy (DPLO) Price Target Lowered to $8.00 at Morgan Stanley

Diplomat Pharmacy (NYSE:DPLO) had its price objective dropped by research analysts at Morgan Stanley from $10.00 to $8.00 in a research report issued on Monday. The firm presently has an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 35.25% from the company’s previous close. Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on DPLO. Zacks Investment Research cut Diplomat Pharmacy from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report... 
 

Yum China (YUMC) Price Target Raised to $48.00 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) had its price objective upped by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $36.50 to $48.00 in a research report issued on Monday. The brokerage presently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.‘s price target would indicate a potential upside of 12.15% from the stock’s previous close. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Yum China from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in... 
 
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