Investment Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Wednesday, June 14th:

AA PLC (LON:AA) had its price target cut by Credit Suisse Group from GBX 275 ($3.48) to GBX 235 ($2.97). They currently have a neutral rating on the stock.

Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) had its target price boosted by Credit Suisse Group from GBX 550 ($6.96) to GBX 570 ($7.21). They currently have an underperform rating on the stock.

Bellway plc (LON:BWY) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. The firm currently has a GBX 3,100 ($39.22) target price on the stock.

Charles Stanley Group plc (LON:CAY) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. Canaccord Genuity currently has a GBX 340 ($4.30) target price on the stock.

Crest Nicholson Holdings PLC (LON:CRST) had its price target lowered by Canaccord Genuity from GBX 650 ($8.22) to GBX 640 ($8.10). The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Crest Nicholson Holdings PLC (LON:CRST) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities. They currently have a GBX 660 ($8.35) price target on the stock.

Carlisle Companies (NYSE:CSL) had its market perform rating reiterated by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc..

Monness Crespi & Hardt assumed coverage on shares of Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT). Monness Crespi & Hardt issued a buy rating and a $45.00 price target on the stock.

Bilfinger SE (ETR:GBF) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at DZ Bank AG.

Gerry Weber International AG (ETR:GWI1) was given a €9.00 ($10.11) price target by analysts at Baader Bank. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock.

HD Supply Holdings (NASDAQ:HDS) had its neutral rating reaffirmed by analysts at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc.

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (BIT:ISP) was given a €3.30 ($3.71) price target by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Craig Hallum initiated coverage on shares of The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ:JYNT). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Kenmare Resources plc (LON:KMR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity.

Recro Pharma (NASDAQ:REPH) had its fair value rating reissued by analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott. Janney Montgomery Scott currently has a $6.47 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $21.00.

RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) had its sell rating reaffirmed by analysts at Boenning Scattergood. Boenning Scattergood currently has a $19.50 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “We are updating our quarterly estimates to adjust for the ongoing Louisville convention renovation, the Northern California renovation disruption, and the weaker year-on-year RevPAR comparisons in Houston and Austin. Our updated second quarter normalized FFO goes down by four cents to $0.69 per share, three cents below consensus. As a result, our full-year normalized FFO estimate declines by three cents to $2.37 per share. Because of these tweaks, we are marginally adjusting our NAV estimate downward to $24.15 per share. We remain Underperform on RLJ for the time being due to a softer second quarter and greater uncertainty with the pending merger.””

Renault SA (EPA:RNO) was given a €94.00 ($105.62) target price by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Stifel Financial Corporation (NYSE:SF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Stifel Financial Corp. is a holding company for Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated. “

Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Greenville First Bancshares, Inc. is the holding company for Greenville First Bank, N.A., a national banking association chartered under the laws of the United States. “

Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Select Income REIT is a real estate company formed to primarily own and invest in net leased, single tenant properties. It has properties in Oahu, Hawaii and the mainland United States. Select Income REIT is headquartered in Newton, MA. “

Summit Midstream Partners, (NYSE:SMLP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Summit Midstream Partners, LP is focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure that are located in unconventional resource basins. It provides fee-based natural gas gathering and compression services in two unconventional resource basins: the Piceance Basin and the Fort Worth Basin. Summit Midstream Partners, LP is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. “

Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ:SNCR) was downgraded by analysts at Drexel Hamilton from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Sundance Energy Australia (NASDAQ:SNDE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. 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. “

Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Shares of Simon Property underperformed the Zacks categorized REIT and Equity Trust – Retail industry over the last six months. Also, its second-quarter and full-year 2017 FFO per share estimates moved south over the past 30 days. Admittedly, increasing consumer purchases through the Internet has emerged as a pressing concern as it curtails the demand for retail real estate space, in turn, affecting occupancy and rent growth. But, recently, the company joined forces with health and lifestyle company, Life Time, for changing consumer experience at Southdale Center in Edina, with a planned athletic resort. Also, it intends to spend around $1 billion each in 2017 and 2018. While the company is striving to counter pressure from online sales through various efforts, the implementation of such moves requires a decent upfront cost and therefore, would limit any robust growth in its profit margins in the near term. Also, rate hike add to its woes.”

UniCredit SpA (BIT:UCG) was given a €19.20 ($21.57) price target by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co.

Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Maxim Group. They currently have a $20.00 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “An SEC Schedule 13D, relating to a 7.1% ownership interest in WSR, was filed on June 12 by KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT and affiliates (KBS), an institutional investor based in California. The shares were acquired between May 5 and June 12 at an average price of $11.78 per share. The filing indicates that KBS currently intends to continue to make open market purchases until KBS holds 9.6% of WSR shares.””

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