Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Wednesday, October 4th:

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Bank of America Corporation. The firm currently has a $60.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $56.00.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE:AJRD) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. focuses on developing military, civil and commercial systems and components for the aerospace and defense industry markets. Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., formerly known as GenCorp, Inc., is headquartered in Sacramento, California. “

Asanko Gold (NYSEMKT:AKG) (TSE:AKG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $1.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Asanko Gold Inc. is a gold producer with its flagship asset, the Asanko Gold Mine, located in Ghana, West Africa. Asanko Gold Inc., formerly known as Keegan Resources Inc., is based in Vancouver, Canada. “

Allete (NYSE:ALE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “ALLETE is an energy company. In addition to its electric utilities, Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power of Wisconsin, ALLETE owns ALLETE Clean Energy, based in Duluth, U.S. Water Services headquartered in St. Michael, Minn., BNI Energy in Center, N.D., and has an eight percent equity interest in the American Transmission Co. “

Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH) had its underweight rating reissued by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They currently have a $77.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $75.00.

BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:BOKF) had its equal weight rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley currently has a $86.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $85.00.

Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $29.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming Corporation is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey. “

Comerica (NYSE:CMA) had its equal weight rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They currently have a $79.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $76.00.

Criteo (NASDAQ:CRTO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Criteo SA is a global technology company that specializes in performance display advertising. The Company offers clients a range of solutions such as click per cost, online banner displays, user optimization, data security, and search management tools to control campaign costs. It serves companies in the online retail, classifieds, and travel segments. Criteo SA is headquartered in Paris, France. “

Deutsche Telekom AG (NASDAQ:DTEGY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Deutsche Telekom is Europe’s largest communications company and one of the largest communications carriers worldwide. Through T-Mobile, Deutsche Telekom’s mobile telephony subsidiary, and through other subsidiaries and investments, Deutsche Telekom serves mobile telephony customers worldwide. Deutsche Telekom offers its customers a complete range of fixed-line voice telephony products and services. “

8×8 (NASDAQ:EGHT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “8×8, Inc. provides cloud-based, enterprise-class software solutions. The Company’s solutions are delivered through Software as a Service (SaaS) business model. Its software platform brings together cloud, mobile, collaboration, video and data science technologies. It provides 8×8 Virtual Office, a voice as a service with a robust business feature set; 8×8 Virtual Office Pro software that enables employees and workgroups to communicate with each other using chat or text messages sent via the short message service; and 8×8 Virtual Contact Center, a voice, chat, voicemail, and email call center. The company integrates its services with third-party applications and platforms, including enterprise resource planning, customer relations management, human capital management, and other proprietary application suites. It markets its services to end users through direct sales force, Website, and channel partners. “

Enanta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ENTA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotechnology company. It engages in the research and development of molecule drugs for the treatment of infectious diseases such as hepatitis C virus, respiratory tract infections, intravenous and oral treatments. Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts. “

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Equity Commonwealth is an internally managed and self-advised real estate investment trust. It primarily owns office buildings located throughout the United States. The majority of its portfolio consists of office buildings located in central business districts, or CBDs, of major metropolitan markets. Equity Commonwealth, formerly known as CommonWealth REIT, is based in Chicago. “

Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Essent Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, operates as a private mortgage insurance company. It serves originators of residential mortgage loans, such as regulated depository institutions, mortgage banks, credit unions, and other lenders. Essent Group Ltd. is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “

EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Ezcorp Inc. is engaged in establishing, acquiring, and operating pawnshops which function as convenient sources of consumer credit and as value-oriented specialty retailers of primarily previously owned merchandise. Through its lending function, the company makes relatively small, non-recourse loans secured by pledges of tangible personal property. The company contracts for a pawn service charge to compensate it for each pawn loan. “

Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Farmer Bros. Co. is in the business of roasting, packaging and distributing coffee and allied products to restaurants, hotels, hospitals, convenience stores and fast food outlets. The company’s primary raw material is green coffee. Green coffee is purchased through domestic commodity brokers. Coffee is an agricultural commodity, and is subject to fluctuations of both price and supply. “

Ferguson Plc (NASDAQ:FERGY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $7.50 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Ferguson plc is a distributor of plumbing and heating products to professional contractors and consumers primarily in the USA, UK, Nordics, Canada and Central Europe. Ferguson plc, formerly known as Wolseley plc, is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. “

Flow International Corp (NASDAQ:FLOW) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “SPX FLOW, Inc. is a supplier of engineered flow components, process equipment and turn-key systems, along with the related aftermarket parts and services. The Company’s operating segment consists of Food and Beverage, Power and Energy and Industrial. Food and Beverage segment offers mixing, drying, evaporation and separation systems and components, heat exchangers and reciprocating and centrifugal pump technologies. Power and Energy segment primarily serves oil and gas industry and nuclear and other conventional power industries. Industrial segment primarily serves chemical, air treatment, mining, pharmaceutical, marine, shipbuilding, infrastructure construction, automotive and water treatment industries. SPX FLOW, Inc. is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. “

Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI) had its equal weight rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stephens. Stephens currently has a $87.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $83.00.

Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Mizuho. Mizuho currently has a $23.00 price target on the stock.

Lilis Energy (NASDAQ:LLEX) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Seaport Global Securities. The firm currently has a $8.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $6.75.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) had its overweight rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. The firm currently has a $62.00 target price on the stock.

Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Vertical Research. They currently have a $375.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $335.00.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) had its market perform rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen and Company. They currently have a $18.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $30.00.

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