Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Friday, September 15th:

Alder BioPharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALDR) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Mizuho. The firm currently has a $32.00 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “We received an email from Alder yesterday on its recap of the 18th Congress of the International Headache Society (IHC) meeting as it relates to eptinezumab. What we found as incremental data points are Alder’s interviews with practicing physicians on the advantages of eptinezumab. We believe the IV formulation for eptinezumab is a positive differentiation from other CGRP products in late stage development because of its reimbursement and potentially better compliance.””

Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. The firm currently has a $90.00 price target on the stock.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Scotiabank.

E.On Se (FRA:EOAN) was given a €11.00 ($13.10) price target by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Gerry Weber International AG (ETR:GWI1) was given a €9.00 ($10.71) price target by analysts at Commerzbank Ag. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They currently have a $76.00 target price on the stock.

Patrick Industries (NASDAQ:PATK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PATRICK INDUSTRIES, INC. is a manufacturer and supplier of building products and materials to the manufactured housing and recreational vehicle industries. In addition, they are expanding as a supplier to certain other industrial markets, such as furniture manufacturing, marine and the automotive aftermarket. They manufacture decorative vinyl and paper panels, cabinet doors, countertops, aluminum extrusions, drawer sides and wood adhesives. “

Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ:PBPB) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Potbelly Corporation is a neighborhood sandwich concept. The Company manages establishments for consuming food on premises to offers sandwiches, salads, soups, chili, chips, cookies, ice cream, and smoothies. It serves customers throughout the United States. Potbelly Corporation is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. “

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group.

Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) (NASDAQ:PCBK) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PACIFIC CONTINENTAL is a one-bank holding company. Their principal business activities are conducted through their full- service commercial bank subsidiary, PacificContinental Bank. The Bank is engaged in general commercial banking, with emphasis on lending to small and medium-sized businesses and construction lending for commercial facilities and single family residences. The Bank provides a range of financial services tailored to the needs of the community. “

Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ:PERY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $26.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men’s and women’s apparel, accessories, and fragrances. The company’s collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress and casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear and men’s and women’s swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands including Perry Ellis, Jantzen, Cubavera, Munsingwear, Savane, Original Penguin, Grand Slam, Natural Issue, Pro Player, the Havanera Co., Axis, Tricots St. Raphael, Gotcha, Girl Star and MCD. The company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties including Dockers for outerwear, Nike and JAG for swimwear, and PING and PGA TOUR for golf apparel. “

Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:PKOH) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $45.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Park Ohio Holdings Corp. operates through two segments, Manufactured Products and Logistics, which serve a wide variety of industrial markets. Manufactured Products designs and manufactures a broad range of high quality products engineered for specific customer applications. The principal customers of Manufactured Products are original equipment manufacturers and end-users in the automotive, railroad, truck and aerospace industries. Logistics is a leading national supplier of fasteners (e.g., nuts, bolts and screws) and other industrial products. “

PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ:PRAH) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PRA Health Sciences, Inc. operates as a global contract research organizations providing outsourced clinical development services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. It offers therapeutic services in the areas of cardio-metabolic, biosimilars, infectious diseases, immunology, neurology and psychiatry, oncology and hematology, rare diseases, and respiratory needs. The Company engages in bioanalytical laboratory, clinical pharmacology, clinical development, strategic solutions, post marketing research, clinical informatics, clinical diagnostics, and safety and risk management activities. PRA Health Sciences, Inc. is based in Raleigh, North Carolina. “

Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $41.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Progress Software Corporation is a global supplier of application development, deployment and management technology, Internet and intranet enabling technologies and support services to business, industry and government. The company’s software products and services address these challenges by increasing developer productivity, by delivering applications with a low total cost of ownership and by enhancing performance and availability. The company’s products include application servers, databases, development tools and application management products. “

Republic Bancorp (NASDAQ:RBCAA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Republic Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company. “

RMG Networks Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:RMGN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “RMG Networks Holding Corporation operates as a digital signage company. Its business units offers content and advertising delivered through digital place-based networks, including digital airline media networks and mall media networks. The Company’s suite of products includes media services, software, software-embedded hardware, technical services and third-party displays. RMG Networks Holding Corporation, formerly known as SCG Financial Acquisition Corp., is based in Plano, Texas. “

STMicroelectronics NV (EPA:STM) was given a €15.50 ($18.45) target price by analysts at Baader Bank. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Transdigm Group (NYSE:TDG) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. Canaccord Genuity currently has a $330.00 price target on the stock.

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