Equities Research Analysts’ downgrades for Tuesday, August 8th:

Advantage Oil & Gas (NYSE:AAV) (TSE:AAV) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Actua Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Abercrombie has underperformed the broader industry in the last one year due to its dismal earnings trend in recent quarters. Notably, the company the company has a record of dismal earnings and sales trends, having reported negative earnings and sales surprises in four of the last five quarters. Also, the company’s recent decision to not sell itself has impacted stock performance. Moreover, it expects comps to remain challenging in the second quarter while improvements are likely in the second half of the year. Further, it expects currency headwinds to hurt sales and operating income in fiscal 2017. However, the solid comps trend at Hollister and robust direct-to-customer sales remain encouraging. Moreover, its robust strategies like capital investments, cost saving efforts, loyalty and marketing programs are gaining traction. Its focus on reviving brands and enhancing performance to return to profitable growth also bode well.”

Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

ARRIS International PLC (NASDAQ:ARRS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “ARRIS reported better than expected earnings in the second quarter of 2017. We expect the company to perform well on the bottom line front in the third quarter too driven by its strong product portfolio. The company  expects earnings (adjusted) in the band of $0.66–$0.71 in the third quarter of 2017. ARRIS has recenty inked several deals to broaden its product portfolio. In Feb 2017, ARRIS entered into a deal with Broadcom to purchase Brocade Communication's Ruckus Wireless and ICX Switch units. The deal is expected to close by year-end. However, the company reported lower-than-expected revenues in the second quarter. Moreover, the company’s international operations are significantly exposed to foreign currency exchange rate risk. ARRIS is also a highly leveraged company. Shares of the company have underperformed its industry so far this year.”

Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Benchmark Electronics (NYSE:BHE) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE:BHLB) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE:CDR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

BanColombia (NYSE:CIB) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVCY) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “In keeping with its volatile earnings history, 3D Systems’ second-quarter 2017 adjusted earnings missed the estimates by a whopping 216.7%, as modest top-line growth was more than offset by a rise in operating expenses. Adverse macroeconomic factors, such as slowdown, currency fluctuations and commodity prices hurt the company’s performance. Consequently, its shares have underperformed the industry’s average return over the past six months. Escalating IT and go-to-market expenses remain headwinds, going forward. Moreover, 3D System operates in a highly dynamic and competitive market which adds to its risks. Nevertheless, its diverse technology portfolio enables it to offset weaknesses associated with a single product line. Going forward, strong demand for production printers, materials and software, as well as healthcare solutions will likely act as major catalysts for growth.”

Dupont Fabros Technology (NYSE:DFT) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Amdocs Limited (NASDAQ:DOX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Amdocs Limited (NASDAQ:DOX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Amdocs reported healthy third-quarter fiscal 2017 results, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 7.9%. The company continues to expand its global client base by signing long-term contracts. Collaborating with a major telecommunication industry player like AT&T on an upcoming technology platform is expected to benefit Amdocs and boost its top line. Solid execution across multiple dimensions of its business and continuous project wins remain positives. However, the company underperformed the industry in the last 90 days. Amdocs is highly exposed to foreign currency exchange rate risk. The company saw a sharp decline in revenues from Europe and international markets. Amdocs is investing heavily in the emerging markets in order to boost sales, which may lead to a drop-in margins. Even in the developed markets, management has decided to undertake a series of programs to cope with recessionary situations.”

Endo International PLC (NASDAQ:ENDP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “The Ensign Group’s operation suffers severely from rising expenses that keeps draining the bottom line. Moreover, the company’s extensive use of debt keeps raising the cost of borrowing, i.e. the interest expense which in turn hurts its profitability. The company also faces difficulties in the stringent regulatory environment of the U.S medical sector. Also, regulations faced by the non-U.S. operations of the company keep raising concerns. Year to date, its shares have underperformed the industry as well. However, it operates in the booming post-acute care industry that holds untapped opportunities. Its inorganic strategies consistently boost the revenue base. Its solid financial health enables it in enhancing shareholders’ value. Its second-quarter 2017 earnings missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate but increased year over year driven by higher revenues. Management reaffirmed 2017 EPS and revenue guidance which indicate optimism.”

Enzo Biochem (NYSE:ENZ) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Eldorado Resorts (NASDAQ:ERI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Endeavour Silver Corporation (NYSE:EXK) (TSE:EDR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Shares of FirstEnergy's have declined compared with the industry’s gain in the last twelve months. FirstEnergy’s higher debt/capital ratio compared with peers may further drive up its cost of capital in the rising interest rate environment. In addition, stringent regulatory norms, mild weather and intensifying competition are some of the headwinds. The company’s modernization drive and new generation asset additions will further strengthen its service reliability and lead to customer retention. This has led to its ambitious “Energizing the Future” plan aimed at upgrading and expanding its transmission capabilities. The company is working to transform itself into a regulated company by mid of 2018.”

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

FTD Companies (NASDAQ:FTD) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

FMC Technologies (NYSE:FTI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

German American Bancorp (NASDAQ:GABC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Gamco Investors (NYSE:GBL) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Guess? (NYSE:GES) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Shares of Guess? have outperformed the industry in the last three months, primarily due to better-than-expected first-quarter fiscal 2018 results and robust outlook. The company’s performance was benefited by the impressive revenue growth at the Europe, American Wholesale and Asia segments. Moreover it’s Europe and Asia segments are expected to continue delivering solid results, backed by robust initiatives. Further the management is taking several cost-cutting and supply chain strategies to boost its top line. Also, estimates of the company have remained stable ahead of its second quarter 2018 earnings. However, currency headwinds remain a major concern for the company and are expected to hurt its results in fiscal 2018. Also, the company has been facing macroeconomic challenges in the U.S. and Canada. Hence it has resorted to store closures in these regions.”

HCI Group (NYSE:HCI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

HubSpot (NYSE:HUBS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “HubSpot’s cloud-based inbound marketing and sales applications are gaining widespread adoption as evident from the growing customer base, which expanded to more than 34K at the end of second quarter 2017. We note that the stock has outperformed the broader market on a year-to-date basis. The momentum is expected to continue as HubSpot will benefit from the One HubSpot initiative, cross-selling opportunities, growing marketing agency network and expanding international footprint. However, we believe that the $50 per month marketing starter product will hurt average subscription revenue (ASR) per customer, at least in the near term. Moreover, mounting losses remains a concern for investors.”

ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE:IBN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Inogen (NASDAQ:INGN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Inogen reported a stellar second quarter of 2017, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate for both the counts. Solid domestic and international business-to-business sales drove revenues. In fact, the company expects direct-to-consumer sales to be its fastest growing channel, followed by domestic business-to-business sales in the coming quarters, with solid focus in Europe. Inogen recently signed a lease for its expansion site in Ohio to accelerate growth in domestic direct-to-consumer sales channel. The company took a series of strategic initiatives to strengthen its product offerings and market position. On the flip side, declining rental revenues raise concern. Moreover, since the company generates a significant portion of its revenues from the international market, volatile foreign exchange rate will continue to raise concern. Over the last three months, Inogen has outperformed the broader industry in terms of price.”

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KERX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Kennametal (NYSE:KMT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “We believe that Kennametal holds solid organic and inorganic growth opportunities in the long term. Also, it aims at developing a sound cost structure by rationalization of certain manufacturing facilities and lowering of costs through employee and cost-reduction programs. By Dec 2018, cost savings are anticipated to be $165-$180 million. In fourth-quarter fiscal 2017, the company's earnings grew 27.3% year over year. For fiscal 2018, the company anticipates adjusted earnings to be within $2.00-$2.30 per share, above $1.52 recorded in fiscal 2017. However, the company is exposed to risks from foreign currency translation, stiff competition, high debt levels and uncertain economic conditions. Also, its shares have underperformed the industry over the last three months while looks overvalued comparatively.”

Kindred Healthcare (NYSE:KND) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Kearny Financial (NASDAQ:KRNY) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Lannett Co (NYSE:LCI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Logitech International (NASDAQ:LOGI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Logitech’s first-quarter fiscal 2018 adjusted earnings per share of $0.22 surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 29.1%. On a non-GAAP basis, the company’s earnings per share grew 20.0% to $0.24 year over year, on the back of strong top-line performance. Over the past six months, Logitech’s shares have outperformed the industry’s average return. Robust performance of the retail business has been fueling growrth. Going forward, solid market traction of the recently launched products is likely to stoke growth. However, on the flip side, fluctuations in the company’s product lines add to its concerns. Also, currency fluctuations add to its concerns. In addition, growing R&D expenses, economic challenges in Russia and Europe as well as currency fluctuations continue to impact earnings and could be concerns in the quarters ahead. Moreover, strong competition in the sector pose as a major headwind.”

Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Lowe’s shares have underperformed the industry in the past three months owing to lower-than-expected results in first-quarter fiscal 2017. However, the company’s efforts towards increasing pro-customers base might help drive the company stock going forward. Lowe’s recently completed the buyout of Maintenance Supply Headquarters, which will help strengthen relationship with pro customers. Further, we believe improving job scenario, gradual recovery in the housing market and merchandising initiatives along with efforts to provide better omni-channel customer experience bode well. Management expects sales to increase approximately 5% with comps growth of about 3.5% during fiscal 2017. However, Lowe’s fiscal 2017 earnings projections of approximately $4.30 per share, down from the previous estimate of $4.64 is a cause of worry for investors. Of late estimates have been stable ahead of the second-quarter earnings release.”

Dorian LPG (NYSE:LPG) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Macy’s (NYSE:M) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Macy’s waning top and bottom-line performance has been a major concern. As a result, the stock has been hit hard and underperformed the industry in the past six months. Challenging retail landscape, aggressive pricing strategy, waning mall traffic and increased online competition have been major deterrents. Macy’s warned investors that its margins may continue to feel the pinch. Management now envisions fiscal 2017 gross margin to contract 60–80 basis points, while for the second quarter it expects the same to shrivel by 100 basis points from the year-ago period. Macy’s continues to project comps on an owned basis to decrease in the band of 2.2–3.3% and sales to decline in the range of 3.2–4.3% in fiscal 2017. Nevertheless, Macy’s has announced slew of measures revolving around stores closures, cost containment, real estate strategy and investment in omnichannel capabilities to improve its performance.”

Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE:MNK) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Mobileiron (NASDAQ:MOBL) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Motorcar Parts of America (NASDAQ:MPAA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Nathan’s Famous (NASDAQ:NATH) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “For fiscal 2017, Navistar expects a decline in Class 6–8 retail deliveries in the U.S. and Canada. The demand for company’s core trucks is also witnessing a downtrend, which will negatively impact the revenues of its truck segment. Other concerns faced by Navistar include economic uncertainties in Brazil and lower volumes. Moreover, adhering to the fuel emission regulations for the production of 2017 models will result in increased manufacturing costs of engines and vehicles. Also, year-to-date, its shares have underperformed against the industry it belongs to.”

NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “NCI Building expects performance in second-half 2017 to be better than the first half. For fiscal 2017, the company raised revenue guidance range to $1.80–$1.86 billion from the previous range of $1.75–$1.85 billion. Adjusted EBITDA is now forecasted in the range of $180–$200 million, up from the prior range of $175–$205 million. Its shares have outperformed the industry year to date. The company will benefit from cost-saving initiatives and robust backlog growth. However, rising steel costs, low oil prices, unfavorable foreign currency, increased costs related to restructuring actions will impact profits. “

NantKwest (NASDAQ:NK) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Shares of Nokia have outperformed the industry it belongs to, in the last one year. In fact, the recent licensing and business partnership with Apple has removed a major overhang on Nokia’s shares. Following the deal, Nokia got an up-front payment in cash from Apple. The development aided Nokia's second-quarter results, where it reported better-than-expected earnings per share and revenues. In addition, the company’s growth-by-acquisition strategy is encouraging. In early Jan 2016, Nokia Networks gained control of Alcatel-Lucent. Notably, the company now expects to realize annual operating cost synergies €1.2 billion in full-year 2018 from the deal. However, the below-par performance of its Networks division continues to hurt Nokia. In fact, revenues declined year over year in the second quarter. Also, its top line is vulnerable to adverse foreign currency movements since the company operates globally.”

Plains Group Holdings, L.P. (NYSE:PAGP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Petrobras ADRs continue to struggle, reflecting lingering issues pertaining to the money-laundering scandal that has scarred its credit metrics. The stock is down -12% in the year-to-date period, underperforming the broader industry, which is down -3% in the same time period. There's no ignoring that the crude price slump has adversely affected the group’s earnings and cash flows, particularly at its upstream unit. On top of that, high debt levels and a decline in the number of available creditors have put pressure on the company’s financials. True, Petrobras posted good Q1 financial results but most of that was due to favorable market conditions. Nevertheless, the company stands to benefit from Brazil’s economic growth and huge pre-salt oil reserves. Given its strong pipeline of development projects and impressive exploration successes, we recommend a Hold rating on Petrobras ADRs.”

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Aratana Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PETX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Dave & Buster's shares have outpaced the industry over the past one year. The company’s unique business model with increased dependence on gaming sets it apart and we expect the company’s entertainment business to carry the growth story forward. Consistent efforts to build sales and improve margins through various initiatives have also been key growth drivers. In this regard, continual opening of stores, menu innovation, launch of games, and the Fun American New Gourmet and beverage options are expected to continue boosting its top and bottom lines. In fact, the first quarter of fiscal 2017 marked the tenth successive earnings beat for the company. However, rising labor costs and a non-franchised business model might hurt profits, while a soft consumer spending environment in the U.S. restaurant space could impact comps. Estimates too have been going down ahead of its fiscal second quarter earnings release.”

Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ:PNFP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Republic Bancorp (NASDAQ:RBCAA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE:RDY) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Ross Stores has outperformed the broader industry in the past one year, given its positive record of earnings surprises in recent quarters. Notably, the company has recorded earnings beat in 11 of the past 12 quarters. Strong earnings trend stemmed from the favorable response of value-focused customers to Ross Stores’ extensive collection of brand bargains and solid cost controls. Moreover, its solid financial status, ongoing merchandise initiatives and consistent focus on-store expansion bode well. Further, the company provided an encouraging outlook for the second quarter and raised fiscal 2017 earnings per share view. However, the company expects to face challenges related to strong year-over-year earnings and sales comparisons amid macroeconomic uncertainty and a volatile retail landscape. Further, threats of stiff competition and cannibalization remain. Estimates have been stable ahead of the second quarter earnings release.”

RPX Corporation (NASDAQ:RPXC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NASDAQ:RRD) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

RSP Permian (NYSE:RSPP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

RTI Surgical (NASDAQ:RTIX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Rayonier Advanced Materials (NYSE:RYAM) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Silgan Holdings (NASDAQ:SLGN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

SM Energy (NYSE:SM) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

SpartanNash (NASDAQ:SPTN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Shutterstock (NYSE:SSTK) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB) (TSE:STB) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (NYSE:STWD) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Molson Coors Brewing (NYSE:TAP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Shares of Molson Coors have declined in comparison to the industry over the last three months. Estimates have also declined steeply since Molson Coors reported weaker-than-expected earnings in the second quarter of 2017, though it increased 3.1% driven by increased brand volume, higher net pricing, positive sales mix, cost savings and lower marketing spending. Revenues marginally beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate and dipped 0.6% year over year due to currency headwinds. While we are encouraged with the acquisition of the Miller global brands which has boosted international sales, the company has been struggling with weak sales trends for the last few years. The company is therefore focusing on above-premium brands to help grow its market share. Further, the company’s recent agreements with Heineken and Hornell Brewing are expected to enhance its portfolio. However, a difficult economy and competitive pressure continues to remain headwinds.”

Tallgrass Energy GP, (NYSE:TEGP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Tallgrass Energy GP, LP is a limited partnership company. The company is engaged in the transportation, storage and processing of natural gas, the transportation of crude oil and the provision of water business services primarily to the oil and gas exploration and production industry through its subsidiary. Tallgrass Energy GP, LP is based in LEAWOOD, United States. “

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Tecnoglass (NASDAQ:TGLS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Thor Industries (NYSE:THO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-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. “

Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Teekay Tankers (NYSE:TNK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Teekay Tankers Ltd. is a Marshall Islands corporation recently formed by Teekay Corporation to provide international marine transportation of crude oil. Teekay Tankers Ltd. owns a fleet of nine double-hull Aframax-class oil tankers, which an affiliate of Teekay Corporation manages under a mix of spot-market trading and short- or medium-term fixed-rate time-charter contracts. In addition, Teekay Corporation will offer to Teekay Tankers Ltd. within eighteen months of the initial public offering the opportunity to purchase up to four Suezmax-class oil tankers. Teekay Tankers Ltd. intends to distribute on a quarterly basis all of its cash available for distribution, subject to any reserves established by its board of directors. “

TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “TripAdvisor is one of the largest online travel research companies in the world.  Over the last one year, the stock has underperformed the Zacks characterised Electronic Commerce Industry. However, the secular growth trend in the online travel space, the company’s solid fundamentals, growth initiatives, partnerships to boost hotel bookings, strong focus on developing its mobile products, expansion into the international restaurant reservation space and improvement in user growth and engagement, especially related to mobile devices are likely to help the company to achieve desired results. Macro headwinds, increasing competition and uncertainty regarding the timeline for recovery of investments remain overhangs.”

Trimble Navigation (NASDAQ:TRMB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Trimble is an OEM of GPS-based products and control systems. The company reported strong second-quarter 2017 results with both the top and the bottom line surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate.The company’s initiatives toward lowering the cost structure to another framework and making strategic acquisitions, along with the increased adoption of technology in the agricultural market, product enhancements and international expansion should also see it through the current market environment. Nonetheless, exchange rates and deferred revenue accounting effects. Over the past one year, the stock has outperformed the Zacks characterized Electronic Products Miscellaneous industry.”

Trupanion (NYSE:TRUP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Transenterix (NASDAQ:TRXC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “TransEnterix Inc. designs, develops and manufactures medical-devices. It offers SPIDER(R) Surgical System, a laparoscopic surgical platform that allows intra-abdominal triangulation procedures to be performed with articulating instruments through a single site. The company is primarily focused on the development and commercialization of SurgiBot, a patient-side minimally invasive surgical robotic system. TransEnterix Inc., formerly known as SafeStitch Medical, Inc., is based in United States. “

Trinseo (NYSE:TSE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Trinseo S.A. is a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber. The Company’s technology is used by customers in industries such as home appliances, automotive, building & construction, carpet, consumer electronics, consumer goods, electrical & lighting, medical, packaging, paper & paperboard, rubber goods and tires. Its major products include styrene-butadiene latex, styrene-acrylate latex, solution styrene-butadiene rubber, lithium polybutadiene rubber, emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber, nickel polybutadiene rubber, polystyrene, expandable polystyrene, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, styrene-acrylonitrile, ignition resistant polystyrene, polycarbonate resins, compounds and blends, and polypropylene compounds. Trinseo S.A. is based in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. “

TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. is a specialty finance company. It is focused on providing fully-underwritten capital solutions to middle market companies. The Company specializes in standalone first-lien loans, standalone second-lien loans, mezzanine loans, unitranche loans. TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. is based in Fort Worth, Texas. “

TTM Technologies (NASDAQ:TTMI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Hostess Brands, Inc. is involved in developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing sweet goods primarily in the United States. The company produces new and classic treats which includes Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Donettes, Fruit Pies as well as Twinkies and CupCakes. Hostess Brands, Inc. is based in Kansas City, Missouri. “

Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Ulta Beauty has underperformed the industry in the last three months. This could be largely accountable to a slowing U.S. beauty market, which has become challenging since January. The mass market and department stores have been pressurized, which remains a concern for Ulta Beauty. Moreover, the company remains on the backfoot due to limited global brand awareness, alongside challenges related to cheaper alternatives and changing consumer preference. Nevertheless, we commend Ulta Beauty’s splendid surprise history. The company has been gaining from constant merchandise innovations, solid marketing initiatives, outstanding e-Commerce improvement and continued progress at the salon operations. Notably, the company recorded a 70.9% growth in e-Commerce sales in first-quarter fiscal 2017. Further, the company’s raised fiscal 2017 view bodes well. Estimates have been stable lately, ahead of the company's second quarter earnings.”

USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “USA Truck, Inc. is engaged in the transportation of general commodity freight in interstate and foreign commerce. They hold authority to transport and does transport freight between all points in the continental United States, other than intrastate, and between all points in the U.S., and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. “

United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “U.S. Cellular posted mixed second-quarter 2017 financial results where its top line surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate, the bottom line met the mark. Recently, U.S. Cellular offered free iPhone 7 to subscribers who switched to its network from rival carriers in a bid to lure them. U.S. Cellular’s strategic moves of introducing a new billing system, continuous rollout of 4G LTE, enhancement of LTE handsets, completion of various spectrum transactions and monetization of non-strategic assets looks impressive. Raising the amount of prepaid data plans have added subscribers. The Shared Connect plans which offer more data, larger allotments also bode well. However, competitive and consolidated wireless market, costs associated with network integration and construction of cell sites, aggressive pricing by larger rivals and fall in service revenues act as major dampeners. Over the past six months, the stock price lags its industry performance.”

Voestalpine Ag (NASDAQ:VLPNY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “voestalpine AG is engaged in the production, processing and distribution of steel products. Its operating division consists of Steel, Special Steel, Metal Engineering, Metal Forming and Other. Steel division focuses on the production and processing of flat steel products for the automotive, white goods and construction industries. Special Steel division segment manufactures tool steel and high-speed steel. Metal Engineering division produces rails and turnout products, rod wire, drawn wire, premium seamless tubes and welding filler materials. Metal Forming division offers special sections, tube products, and precision strip steel as well as pre-finished system components. Other segment provides coordination services and assistance to the subsidiaries. voestalpine AG is headquartered in Linz, Austria. “

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Vulcan Materials’ second-quarter 2017 earnings missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 26.2%. However, the bottom line was flat on a year-over-year basis. Total revenue also lagged analysts’ expectations by 4.6% but increased 5% from the prior-year quarter. Aggregates shipments (volumes) decreased 2% due to severe wet weather conditions and flooding in May and June, leading to a slowdown in construction activity. The company also slashed its full-year aggregates shipments expectations. Aggregates segment gross profit was down $1 million year over year while adjusted gross margin fell 330 basis points in the quarter. Also, Vulcan Materials’ shares have underperformed the industry year to date and estimates have moved down for 2017 and 2018 over the last seven days.”

Williams Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:WMB) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ZYNE) was downgraded by analysts at Roth Capital to a hold rating. They currently have $7.00 price target on the stock.

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