Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Saturday, September 16th:

Akebia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKBA) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a $28.00 target price on the stock.

Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (NYSE:CPAC) was downgraded by analysts at Scotiabank from a sector outperform rating to a sector perform rating. Scotiabank currently has $14.10 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $11.90.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. The firm currently has a $57.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $56.00.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $53.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $52.00.

Dow Jones Equity All REIT Total Return Index (NASDAQ:REIT) had its neutral rating reaffirmed by analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott. The firm currently has a $21.00 price target on the stock.

Ritter Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RTTR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is involved in developing therapeutic products to treat inflammatory, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases. Its lead product candidate is RP-G28, a novel microbiome modulator, which is under development for the reduction of symptoms associated with lactose intolerance. Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. “

Banco Santander, (NYSE:SAN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Banco Santander SA is the biggest bank in Spain and the biggest international bank in Latin America as well. The Bank concentrates its activities in Andalucia, Castilla-Leon, Catalonia, Madrid, Valencia and Cantabria. The Bank provides banking services for individuals and companies, leasing, factoring, stockbrokerage and mutual fund services. “

Sartorius Ag (NASDAQ:SARTF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Sartorius AG is a pharmaceutical and laboratory equipment supplier. The company manufactures equipment for biomolecular and microbial separations, cell culture, concentration, fermentation and purification. Sartorius AG is headquartered in Goettingen, Germany. “

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Stepan Company produces specialty and intermediate chemicals which are sold to other manufacturers and then made into a variety of end products. They have three reportable segments: surfactants, polymers and specialty products. “

Seiko Epson Corp (NASDAQ:SEKEY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Seiko Epson Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacturing, sales, marketing and servicing of information-related equipment, electronic devices, precision products and other products. The Information Equipment segment manufactures and offers computers and peripherals, including PCs, printers, scanners and projectors. The Electronic Devices and Precision Equipment segment is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of quartz devices, semiconductors, and displays, watches, plastic corrective lenses, and factory automation equipment. Seiko Epson Corporation has its head office in Suwa, Nagano. “

Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Superior Uniform Group manufactures and sells a wide range of uniforms, corporate I.D., career apparel and accessories for the hospital and healthcare fields; hotels; fast food and other restaurants; and public safety, industrial, transportation and commercial markets, as well as corporate and resort embroidered sportswear. (Press Release) “

SUNNY OPTICAL TECH HKD0.10 (NASDAQ:SNPTF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $18.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Sunny Optical Technology Group Co., Limited is engaged in the design, research and development, manufacture and sales of optical and optical-related products. Optical components product includes glass spherical and aspherical lenses, plane products, handset lens sets, vehicle lens sets and other various lens sets. Optoelectronic products includes handset camera modules, three-dimensional optoelectronic products, security cameras and other optoelectronic modules and optical instruments includes microscopes, optical measuring instruments and various high-end optical analytical instrument. Sunny Optical Technology Group Co., Limited is based in Yuyao, the People’s Republic of China. “

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia (NASDAQ:SONA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $18.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Headquartered in Charlottesville Virginia, Sonabank is a new regional bank founded by an experienced banking team with close to hundred years of banking experience. They offer a full line of products and services for personal and business banking. Sonabank specializes in small to medium sized business banking. They have extensive experience in Small Business Administration loans as well as other types of financing suited for businesses. “

Sonova Holding Ag (NASDAQ:SONVY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $39.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Sonova Holding AG is a manufacturer of hearing care solutions. The company’s operating business brands consists of Phonak, Unitron, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova. Its product portfolio consists of hearing instruments and cochlear implants to wireless communication solutions. Sonova Holding AG is headquartered in Stäfa, Switzerland. “

SOUTH32 LTD SPON (NASDAQ:SOUHY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $14.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “South32 Limited is a resources company. The Company primarily produces alumina, aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc. South32 Limited is based in Perth, Australia. “

SPIRAX-SARCO ENG (NASDAQ:SPXSF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc is a multi-national engineering group. The company’s business segment consists of Spirax Sarco for steam specialties and Watson-Marlow for niche peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies. Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc is headquartered in Cheltenham, the United Kingdom. “

1st Source Corporation (NASDAQ:SRCE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “1ST SOURCE CORP.is a bank holding company engaged in general banking business. The bank offers a broad range of commercial banking, personal banking and trust services. In addition, 1st Source Bank provides highly specialized financing services for: automobile fleets in the rental and leasing industries; privately-held used aircraft; heavy duty trucks and construction equipment.These services are marketed nationwide. “

Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Benchmark Co.. They currently have a $110.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $100.00.

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $37.00 target price on the stock.

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