Research Analysts’ downgrades for Tuesday, August 8th:

AA PLC (LON:AA) was downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group to an underperform rating. The firm currently has GBX 175 ($2.28) target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of GBX 235 ($3.06).

Aduro Biotech (NASDAQ:ADRO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

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

ExlService Holdings (NASDAQ:EXLS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (NYSE:HY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks, warehouse trucks, counterbalanced trucks, cargo, container handling trucks and aftermarket parts. The Company’s products are marketed globally under the Hyster(R) and Yale(R) brand names. It conducts its operations primarily in America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. is based in Portland, Oregon. “

Iamgold Corporation (NYSE:IAG) (TSE:IMG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “IAMGOLD Corp is an international gold exploration and mining company based in Canada. It holds a 38% stake in the Sadiola Gold Mine and a 40% stake in the Yatela Gold Mine. Both are located in Mali, West Africa. Measured and indicated resources at Sadiola and Yatela are 5.5 million ounces of gold (including reserves of 5.2 million ounces). Inferred resources are 5.9 million ounces. IAMGOLD is actively exploring highly prospective ground in Africa and South America. “

Ionis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IONS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a RNA-targeted drug discovery and development company which focuses on developing drugs for severe and rare diseases. Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., formerly known as Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. “

Irhythm Tech (NASDAQ:IRTC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “iRhythm Technologies, Inc. is a digital healthcare company. It focuses on the provision of ambulatory electrocardiogram, monitoring for patients at risk for arrhythmias primarily in the United States. The company offers ZIO Service, a platform which provides wearable biosensor with cloud-based data analytics that distill data from heartbeats into clinically actionable information. iRhythm Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in San Francisco, California. “

Investment Technology Group (NYSE:ITG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Investment Technology Group is one of the leading providers of technology-based equity trading services and transaction research to institutional investors and brokers. ITG’s services help clients to access liquidity, execute trades more efficiently, and make better trading decisions. They offer a fully-integrated family of advanced trading services encompassing three business lines: POSIT, Client-Site Trading Products, and Electronic Trading Desk. “

Live Ventures (NASDAQ:LIVE) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

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

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

Power Integrations (NASDAQ:POWI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

PS Business Parks (NYSE:PSB) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

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

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