Stock Analysts’ downgrades for Monday, August 7th:

Ashford Hospitality Trust (NYSE:AHT) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Antero Midstream GP (NASDAQ:AMGP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Antero Midstream GP LP owns, operates and develops midstream energy infrastructure. The Company’s segments include gathering and processing segment and water handling and treatment segment. It offers gathering and compressions, water distribution, clearwater facility, fractionation and pipeline safety services. Antero Midstream GP LP is based in Denver, United States. “

Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Ameresco, Inc. is an independent provider of comprehensive energy efficiency solutions for facilities throughout North America. The Company’s solutions include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure, and the construction and operation of renewable energy plants. It engages in the development, design, engineering, and installation of projects that reduce the energy, as well as operation and maintenance costs of governmental, educational, utility, healthcare, and other institutional, commercial, and industrial entities facilities. Ameresco, Inc. is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts. “

Amarin Corporation PLC (NASDAQ:AMRN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Amarin Corporation plc is a global pharmaceutical group which develops innovative pharmaceutical products across a range of therapeutic areas utilizing its proprietary advanced oral and transdermal drug delivery technologies. “

American Railcar Industries (NASDAQ:ARII) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Ascent Capital Group (NASDAQ:ASCMA) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Flamel Technologies (NASDAQ:AVDL) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Avadel Pharmaceuticals plc is a specialty pharmaceutical company. Its product pipeline consists of hospital and paediatrics. Hospital segment provides Bloxiverz(R), Vazculep(R) and Akovaz(TM). Paediatrics segment provides Karbinal (TM) ER, AcipHex(R) Sprinkle and Flexichamber(TM). The company operates primarily in Ireland, USA and France. Avadel Pharmaceuticals plc, formerly known as Flamel Technologies SA, is headquartered in Lyon, France. “

B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “B&G FOODS and its subsidiaries manufacture, sell and distribute a diversified portfolio of high-quality, shelf-stable foods across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. B&G Foods’ products include hot cereals, fruit spreads, canned meats and beans, spices, seasonings, marinades, hot sauces, wine vinegar, maple syrup, molasses, salad dressings, Mexican-style sauces, taco shells and kits, salsas, pickles, peppers and other specialty food products. B&G Foods competes in the retail grocery, food service, specialty, private label, club and mass merchandiser channels of distribution. Based in Parsippany, New Jersey, B&G Foods’ products are marketed under many recognized brands, including Ac’cent, B&G, B&M, Brer Rabbit, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Emeril’s, Grandma’s Molasses, Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, Maple Grove Farms of Vermont, Ortega, Polaner, Red Devil, Regina, Sa-són, Trappey’s, Underwood, Vermont Maid and Wright’s. “

Buckle, Inc. (The) (NYSE:BKE) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Blackbaud (NASDAQ:BLKB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Blackbaud is the leading global provider of software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations. Blackbaud’s solutions include The Raiser’s Edge, The Financial Edge, The Education Edge, The Information Edge, WealthPoint and ProspectPoint, as well as a wide range of consulting and educational services. Blackbaud has operations in Toronto, Ontario, Glasgow, Scotland, and Sydney, Australia. “

BlueLinx Holdings (NYSE:BXC) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

China Biologic Products (NASDAQ:CBPO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “China Biologic Products, Inc., through its indirect majority-owned subsidiary, is principally engaged in the research, development, production, manufacturing and sale of plasma-based biopharmaceutical products to hospitals and other health care facilities in China. Its subsidiary, Shandong Taibang Biological Products Co. Ltd., operates from its manufacturing facility located in Taian City, Shandong Province. The Company’s principal products include its approved human albumin and immunoglobulin products. These human albumin products are mainly used to increase blood volume and its immunoglobulin products are used for the treatment and prevention of diseases. “

Centamin Plc (OTCMKTS:CELTF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Centamin plc is a mineral exploration development and mining company. It engages in the exploration, mining and development of mineral properties primarily in Egypt, Ethiopia, the United Kingdom and Australia. The company’s current projects include Sukari old Mines and focuses on the Arabian-Nubian Shield. Centamin plc is headquartered in Saint Helier, Jersey. “

CareTrust REIT (NASDAQ:CTRE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “CareTrust REIT, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It is primarily engaged in the ownership, acquisition and leasing of healthcare-related properties. The Company leases healthcare facilities to healthcare operators in triple-net lease arrangements. CareTrust REIT, Inc. is based in United States. “

Fate Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FATE) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Information Services Group (NASDAQ:III) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Innospec (NASDAQ:IOSP) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Iveda Solutions (OTCBB:IVDA) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Pioneer Power Solutions (NASDAQ:PPSI) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

W&T Offshore (NYSE:WTI) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

YY (NASDAQ:YY) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ZYNE) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

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