Investment Analysts’ downgrades for Tuesday, August 8th:

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) was downgraded by analysts at Wedbush from an outperform rating to a neutral rating.

Diebold, (NYSE:DBD) was downgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from an overweight rating to a hold rating. The firm currently has $31.00 price target on the stock.

Depomed (NASDAQ:DEPO) was downgraded by analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:GWPH) was downgraded by analysts at Maxim Group from a buy rating to a hold rating.

NMI Holdings (NASDAQ:NMIH) was downgraded by analysts at Compass Point from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

NxStage Medical (NASDAQ:NXTM) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) was downgraded by analysts at Howard Weil from a sector outperform rating to a sector perform rating.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) was downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from an outperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $24.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $36.00.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) was downgraded by analysts at Scotiabank to a hold rating. Scotiabank currently has $26.00 target price on the stock.

Plains Group Holdings, L.P. (NYSE:PAGP) was downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from an outperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $23.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $36.00.

Pattern Energy Group (NASDAQ:PEGI) (TSE:PEG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Pattern Energy Group Inc. is a premium power company. It engages in developing, constructing, owning and operating wind power. The company’s project situated primarily in the United States, Canada and parts of Latin America. Pattern Energy Group Inc. is based in San Francisco, United States. “

PLDT (NYSE:PHI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “PLDT Inc. offers telecommunications services. Its operating segment consists of Wireless, Fixed Line and Others. Wireless segment provides cellular, wireless broadband and other services, and digital platforms and mobile financial services. Fixed Line segment provides local exchange, international long distance, national long distance, data and other network and miscellaneous services. It offers postpaid and prepaid fixed line services. PLDT, Inc., formerly known as Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, is based in Makati City, the Philippines. “

PJT Partners (NYSE:PJT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PJT Partners Inc. is a financial advisory firm. The Company offers strategic advisory, restructuring and reorganization, fund placement and funds advisory services to corporations, financial sponsors, institutional investors and governments. PJT Partners Inc. is based in NEW YORK, United States. “

PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust is a real estate investment trust. The Company operates as a specialty finance company that will invest primarily in residential mortgage loans and mortgage-related assets. The company seeks to acquire primarily troubled home mortgage loans and mortgage-backed securities from FDIC liquidations of failed banks, US Treasury Legacy Loans Program auctions, and direct acquisitions from mortgage and insurance companies and foreign banks. The Company’s objective is to provide risk-adjusted returns to its investors over the long-term, primarily through dividends and secondarily through capital appreciation. The Company focuses on investing in mortgage loans, a substantial portion of which may be distressed and acquired at discounts to their unpaid principal balances. PennyMac is managed by investment adviser PNMAC Capital Management and offers primary and special loan servicing through PennyMac Loan Services. “

Paratek Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PRTK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutics that treat infectious disease agents. The Company’s lead product candidate, omadacycline, is a tetracycline-derived antibiotic being developed for use as a first-line monotherapy for serious community-acquired bacterial infections where antibiotic resistance is of concern for treating physicians. Its second product candidate, WC 3035 is a tetracycline-derived compound designed for use in the treatment of acne and rosacea. Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., formerly known as Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is based in United States. “

Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company .It focuses on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for thrombosis, other hematologic disorders and inflammation. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is headquartered in South San Francisco, California. “

Radware (NASDAQ:RDWR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Radware Ltd. develops, manufactures and markets products that manage and direct Internet traffic among network resources to enable continuous access to Web sites and other services, applications and content based on Internet protocol. Radware offers a broad range of Internet traffic management solutions to service providers, e-commerce businesses and corporate enterprises that require uninterrupted availability and optimal performance of IP-based applications that are critical to their business. (PRESS RELEASE) “

THL Credit (NASDAQ:TCRD) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ZYNE) was downgraded by analysts at HC Wainwright from a buy rating to a neutral rating. HC Wainwright currently has $7.00 price target on the stock.

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