Investment Analysts’ downgrades for Wednesday, September 21st:

Allegiance Bancshares (NASDAQ:ABTX) was downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from an outperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $28.00 price target on the stock.

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating. They currently have $96.54 price target on the stock.

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Airgain (NASDAQ:AIRG) was downgraded by analysts at Wunderlich from a buy rating to a hold rating. They currently have $14.00 price target on the stock.

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a buy rating to a hold rating. The firm currently has $192.71 price target on the stock.

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. (NYSE:CBI) was downgraded by analysts at Johnson Rice from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Delek US Holdings (NYSE:DK) was downgraded by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE:DO) was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $177.10 price target on the stock.

Fair Isaac Corp. (NYSE:FICO) was downgraded by analysts at Barclays PLC from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating. The firm currently has $135.00 price target on the stock.

Franco-Nevada Corp. (NYSE:FNV) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a hold rating to a sell rating. They currently have $68.00 price target on the stock.

Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) was downgraded by analysts at Barclays PLC to an underweight rating. The firm currently has GBX 110 ($1.44) price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of GBX 180 ($2.35).

Hochschild Mining Plc (LON:HOC) was downgraded by analysts at Barclays PLC to an equal weight rating.

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMB) was downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG to a neutral rating. They currently have GBX 4,000 ($52.21) target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of GBX 4,250 ($55.48).

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (OTCMKTS:IMBBY) was downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from an outperform rating to a neutral rating.

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) was downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG to a neutral rating. The firm currently has GBX 4,000 ($52.21) target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of GBX 4,250 ($55.48).

LCNB Corp. (NASDAQ:LCNB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “LCNB Corp. is a financial holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, LCNB National Bank and Dakin Insurance Agency, Inc., is engaged in the commercial banking and insurance agency businesses. Headquartered in Lebanon, Ohio, the Bank is a full service community bank offering a range of commercial and personal banking services. In addition, the company provides safe deposit boxes, night depositories, U.S. savings bonds, travelers’ checks, money orders, cashier’s checks, bank-by-mail, automated teller machines (ATMs), cash and transaction services, debit cards, wire transfers, electronic funds transfer, utility bill collections, notary public services, personal computer based cash management services, telephone banking, and Internet banking services for individuals and businesses. Further, LCNB, through its subsidiary, Dakin Insurance Agency, Inc., engages in insurance agency businesses. It involves in the sale and servicing of personal and commercial insurance products, and annuity products. “

Sovran Self Storage (NYSE:LSI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Life Storage, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust which acquires and manages self-storage properties. The company’s brand name consists of Life Storage(R) and Uncle Bob’s Self Storage(R). Life Storage, Inc., formerly known as Sovran Self Storage, Inc., is headquartered in Buffalo, New York. “

LONZA GROUP AG UNSP ADR EACH REP 0.1 (NASDAQ:LZAGY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Lonza Group AG operates as a supplier to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life-science industries. The Company divides its activities into four divisions: Life Science Ingredients; Microbial Control; Custom Manufacturing, and Bioscience. The company’s Life Science Ingredients segment produces nutrition ingredients for applications in nutrition (food, feed and pharmaceutical application) and chemical intermediates for the agricultural industry. The Microbial Control division focuses on five areas: hygiene, wood protection, water treatment, oil/gas applications, and industrial preservation and comprises products ranging from disinfectants to household cleaning products. The Custom Manufacturing division comprises products used in pharmaceuticals sector. The Bioscience division comprises bioscience products, including cell culture and molecular biology tools for research, tests for microbial detection, and media used in the production of therapeutics. Lonza Group AG is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland. “

Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ:MANH) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Manhattan Associates is a leading provider of technology-based solutions to improve supply chain effectiveness and efficiencies. The company’s solutions enhance distribution efficiencies through the integration of supply chain constituents, including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, suppliers, transportation providers and end consumers. Their solutions consist of software; services, including design, configuration, implementation, and training services, plus customer support and software upgrades; and hardware. “

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a buy rating to a hold rating. Vetr currently has $121.01 target price on the stock.

Monarch Casino & Resort (NASDAQ:MCRI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Golden Road Motor Inn, Inc., owns and operates the tropically-themed Atlantis Casino Resort in Reno, Nevada. “

Mirna Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MIRN) was downgraded by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald from a buy rating to a hold rating.

National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “National Instruments Corporation is a leading supplier of computer-based instrumentation hardware and software products that engineers and scientists use in a wide range of industries. These industries are spread across two large markets: test and measurement and industrial automation. The Company provides flexible application software and modular, multifunction hardware that users combine with industry-standard desktop computers and workstations to create virtual instruments. “

Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS:NHYDY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Norsk Hydro ASA is an aluminium company with production, sales and trading activities. The company’s operating segment consists of Bauxite & Alumina, Primary Metal, Metal Markets, Rolled Products, Energy and Other and eliminations. Norsk Hydro ASA is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. “

Nano Dimension Ltd – (NASDAQ:NNDM) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Nano Dimension Ltd. is focuses on development of 3D printed electronics systems and additive manufacturing. The company’s products technologies consist of 3D inkjet, 3D software and nanomaterials. Nano Dimension Ltd. is based in Israel. “

Ocado Group PLC (LON:OCDO) was downgraded by analysts at Barclays PLC to a sell rating. They currently have GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on the stock.

Ocado Group PLC (LON:OCDO) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG to a  sell rating. They currently have GBX 220 ($2.87) price target on the stock.

Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “OMEGA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS is a self-administered real estate investment trust which invests in income- producing health care facilities, principally long-term care facilities, with the objective of profitable growth and further diversification of the investment portfolio. Investments are located primarily in the United States. “

Southwest Bancorp (NASDAQ:OKSB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Southwest Bancorp offers a broad range of commercial and consumer lending and deposit services. Southwest devotes substantial efforts to marketing and providing services to local businesses, their primary employees, and to other managers and professionals living and working in its Oklahoma market areas. Southwest has adapted to state branching limitations by developing a marketing and delivery system that does not rely on an extensive branch network. (PRESS RELEASE) “

Old Line Bancshares (NASDAQ:OLBK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Old Line Bancshares is the parent company of Old Line Bank, a Maryland chartered commercial bank headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland. Old Line Bank’s primary market area is the suburban Maryland (Washington, D.C. suburbs) counties of Prince George’s, Charles and northern St. Mary’s. It also targets customers throughout the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. “

Paragon Commercial Corp (NASDAQ:PBNC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Paragon Commercial Corporation is the parent company of Paragon Bank, which provides a private banking services to businesses, professionals, executives, entrepreneurs and other individuals. The company services consist of extensive courier service, online and mobile technologies, free worldwide ATM access. It operates primarily in Raleigh, Cary and Charlotte, NC. Paragon Commercial Corporation is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. “

Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance, and secure communications. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint’s expertise, patented technologies, and on-demand delivery system to protect against phishing, malware and spam, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive and govern messages and critical enterprise information. “

Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Photronics is a leading worldwide manufacturer of photomasks. Photomasks are high precision quartz plates that contain microscopic images of electronic circuits. A key element in the manufacture of semiconductors and flat panel displays, photomasks are used to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers and flat panel substrates during the fabrication of integrated circuits, a variety of flat panel displays and, to a lesser extent, other types of electrical and optical components. They are produced in accordance with product designs provided by customers at strategically located manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America. “

The Children’s Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE) was downgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray Cos. from an overweight rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $88.00 price target on the stock.

Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ:PNFP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. is a bank holding company which owns 100% of the capital stock of Pinnacle National Bank, a national bank operating in the Nashville, Tennessee metropolitan area. “

Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE:PNY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Piedmont Natural Gas Co, Inc., is an energy and services company engaged in the transportation and sale of natural gas and the sale of propane to residential, commercial and industrial customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The Company is the second-largest natural gas utility in the southeast. The Company and its non-utility subsidiaries and divisions are also engaged in acquiring, marketing and arranging for the transportation and storage of natural gas for large-volume purchasers, and in the sale of propane to customers in the Company’s three-state service area. “

Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) was downgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

Park National (NYSE:PRK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Park National Corporation is the bank holding company for The Park National Bank, The Richland Trust Company, Century National Bank, The First-Knox National Bank of Mount Vernon, United Bank, N.A., Second National Bank, The Security National Bank and Trust Co. and The Citizens National Bank of Urbana. “

Prudential PLC (NYSE:PUK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PRUDENTIAL PLC provides retail financial products and services and fund management to many millions of customers worldwide. Their commitment to the shareholders who own Prudential is to maximise the value over time of their investment. They do this by investing for the long term to develop and bring out the best in their people and their businesses to produce superior products and services, and hence superior financial returns. Their aim is to deliver top quartile performance among their international peer group in terms of total shareholder returns. “

Rose Rock Midstream (NYSE:RRMS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Rose Rock Midstream, L.P. owns, operates, develops and acquires a diversified portfolio of midstream energy assets. The Company is engaged in the business of crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and marketing in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Texas. Rose Rock Midstream, L.P. is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “

Boston Beer (NYSE:SAM) was downgraded by analysts at Cowen and Company from a market perform rating to an underperform rating.

SAMPO PLC UNSP ADR EACH REP 0.5 A SH (NASDAQ:SAXPY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Sampo plc provides different insurance products and services. The Company’s operation is divided into two main business segments, If P&C Insurance and Mandatum Life. Its If P&C Insurance segment operates as a property and casualty insurer in the Nordic region. It provides customer with security and stability in their business operations, housing and daily life. The Company’s Mandatum Life segment is responsible for Sampo Group’s life insurance operations. Its core product areas are unit linked policies, risk products and voluntary corporate pension schemes. Sampo plc is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. “

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Stepan Company produces specialty and intermediate chemicals which are sold to other manufacturers and then made into a variety of end products. They have three reportable segments: surfactants, polymers and specialty products. “

Skechers USA (NYSE:SKX) was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating. The firm currently has $25.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $41.00.

Skechers USA (NYSE:SKX) was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating. They currently have $25.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $41.00.

Tencent Holding (OTCMKTS:TCEHY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Tencent Holdings Limited is an Internet service portal. Tencent provides value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising. Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China are QQ Instant Messenger, QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay. It has brought together China’s largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. Tencent Holdings Limited is headquartered in Shenzhen, the People’s Republic of China. “

The Hanover Insurance Group (NYSE:THG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Allmerica Financial Corp. is a non-insurance holding company. The Company offers financial products and services in two major areas: Risk Management and Asset Accumulation. Within these broad areas, the Company conducts business principally in three operating segments. These segments are Risk Management, Allmerica Financial Services, and Allmerica Asset Management. In addition to the three operating segments, the Company also has a Corporate segment, which consists primarily of cash, investments, Corporate debt and Capital Securities. “

Thor Industries (NYSE:THO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Thor Industries manufactures a wide range of recreational vehicles (RVs) at various manufacturing facilities located in Indiana and Ohio and sold through independent dealers in the U.S. and Canada. “

Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE:TNP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Tsakos Energy Navigation is a leading provider of international seaborne crude oil and petroleum product transportation services. It was incorporated in 1993 as an exempted company under the laws of Bermuda under the name Maritime Investment Fund Limited. In 1996, Maritime Investment Fund Limited was renamed MIF Limited. Their common shares were listed in 1993 on the Oslo Stock Exchange and the Bermuda Stock Exchange although they delisted from the OSE in March 2005 due to limited trading. The Company’s shares are no longer actively traded on the Bermuda exchange. In July 2001, the Company’s name was changed to Tsakos Energy Navigation to enhance their brand recognition in the tanker industry, particularly among charterers. “

Tower International (NYSE:TOWR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “TA Delaware, Inc. is engaged in the manufacture of engineered structural metal components and assemblies primarily serving automotive original equipment manufacturers. It offers its automotive customers body-structure stampings, frame and other chassis structures, as well as complex welded assemblies, for small and large cars, crossovers, pickups and SUVs. Its manufacturing operations consist primarily of stamping and welding operations, system and modular assembly operations, coating, and other ancillary operations. The Company uses various grades and thicknesses of steel and aluminum; including high-strength, hot- and cold-rolled, galvanized, organically coated, stainless, and aluminized steel; for the manufacture of its products. TA Delaware, Inc. is headquartered in Livonia, Michigan. “

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an overweight rating to a neutral rating.

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a buy rating to a hold rating. The firm currently has $47.68 target price on the stock.

Wix.com (NASDAQ:WIX) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an overweight rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $50.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $46.00.

West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) was downgraded by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

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