Stock Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for October, 17th (ABCO, ADRNY, ARMK, BT, BTX, CALVF, CCOI, CCS, DIS, ENLC)
The Advisory Board (NASDAQ:ABCO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “The Advisory Board Company provides best practices research and analysis to the health care industry, focusing on business strategy, operations and general management issues. The Company provides its best practices research and analysis through discrete annual programs to a membership of more than 2,000 hospitals, health systems, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, health care insurers, and medical device companies in the United States. Each program provides members with best practices research reports, executive education and other supporting research services. “
Koninklijke Ahold (NASDAQ:ADRNY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. provides retail stores which offer food and non-food products primarily in the United States and Europe. The Company operates supermarkets, convenience stores, compact hypers, pick-up points and gasoline stations as well as specialty stores. Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V., formerly known as Ahold N.V., is based in Zaandam, Netherlands. “
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Aramark Holdings Corp. (NYSE:ARMK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “ARAMARK Holdings Corporation offers food services, facilities management, uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities, school districts, stadiums and businesses. It operates primarily in three segments: Food and Support Services North America, Food and Support Services International and Uniform and Career Apparel segment. The company’s FSS North America and FSS International segment provides food, refreshment, specialized dietary and support services, including facility maintenance and housekeeping. Uniform segment provides rental, sale, cleaning, maintenance and delivery of personalized uniform and career apparel and other textile items. It operates primarily in North America, United Kingdom, Germany, Chile and Ireland. ARAMARK Holdings Corporation is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. “
BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in more than 170 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband and internet products and services and converged fixed/mobile products and services. BT consists principally of four lines of business: BT Global Services, BT Retail, BT Wholesale and Openreach. British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York. “
BioTime (NYSEMKT:BTX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “BioTime, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing novel therapies in the field of regenerative medicine. The foundation of its core therapeutic technology platform is pluripotent cells that are capable of becoming any of the cell types in the human body. BioTime’s research and other activities have resulted, over time, in the creation of other subsidiaries that address other non-therapeutic market opportunities such as cancer diagnostics, drug development and cell research products, and mobile health software applications. “
Caledonia Mining.C (NASDAQ:CALVF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Caledonia Mining Corporation PLC is an exploration, development and mining company which focused primarily on Southern Africa. It operates in Blanket Gold Mine, Zimbabwe. Caledonia Mining Corporation PLC is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. “
Cogent Communications Group (NASDAQ:CCOI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Cogent Communications Holdings Inc. specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access, Ethernet transport, and colocation services. It offers on-net Internet access services to bandwidth-intensive users and on-net services in carrier-neutral co-location facilities, company controlled data centers, and single-tenant office buildings. In addition, it offers off-net services to businesses that are connected to its network primarily by means of ‘last mile’ access service lines obtained from other carriers primarily in the form of point-to-point carrier Ethernet, TDM, POS, SDH, and/or carrier Ethernet circuits. Cogent Communications Holdings Inc., formerly known as Cogent Communications Group, Inc., is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia. “
Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Century Communities, Inc. is a home building and construction company. Its activities comprise land acquisition, development, and entitlements; and the acquisition, development, construction, marketing, and sale of various single-family detached and attached residential home projects. The Company operates in major metropolitan markets in Colorado, Texas and Nevada. Century Communities, Inc. is based in Greenwood Village, Colorado. “
The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) had its market perform rating reissued by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets currently has a $90.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $95.00.
EnLink Midstream (NYSE:ENLC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Enlink Midstream LLC is independent midstream energy. The Company is involved in natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transmission, distribution, supply and marketing, and crude oil marketing. Enlink Midstream LLC, formerly known as Crosstex Energy Inc., is based in headquartered in Dallas, Texas. “
EP Energy Corp. (NYSE:EPE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “EP Energy Corporation is involved in the acquisition and development of unconventional onshore oil and natural gas. The company’s assets consist of the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Wolfcamp Shale in Permian Basin in West Texas, the Altamont field in the Uinta Basin in Utah and the Haynesville Shale in North Louisiana. EP Energy Corporation is based in Houston, United States. “
Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They currently have a $1,070.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $940.00.
Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Nomura. They currently have a $54.00 target price on the stock.
Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group. Jefferies Group currently has a $54.00 target price on the stock.
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