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

Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc..

Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of AutoNation (NYSE:AN). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Conifer Holdings (NASDAQ:CNFR) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Boenning Scattergood. The analysts wrote, “We believe purchasing the ADC is a good step for the company – it allows management to focus on Conifer’s core book of specialty commercial lines business without worrying about the negative impact of continued reserve charges related to older claims. Management believes the company is positioned to grow and generate positive returns, potentially beginning as soon as 4Q17. In terms of valuation, however, management estimates BVPS of $6.22 at the end of 3Q so the company is now trading above expected book value. As such, we don’t see much multiple expansion in the near-term until the company begins to show positive earnings momentum.””

CytomX Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CTMX) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Wedbush. The firm currently has a $37.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $26.00.

Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ). The firm issued a neutral rating and a $200.00 price target on the stock.

CIBC started coverage on shares of FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ:FCEL). They issued an outperform rating and a $4.00 target price on the stock.

Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS). They issued an outperform rating and a $73.00 target price on the stock.

Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI). The firm issued a hold rating on the stock.

Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on shares of CarMax (NYSE:KMX). They issued a hold rating on the stock.

Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD). Berenberg Bank issued a hold rating on the stock.

Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Benchmark Co.. They currently have a $34.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $37.00.

JMP Securities assumed coverage on shares of NorthStar Realty Europe Corp. (NYSE:NRE). JMP Securities issued an outperform rating and a $16.50 price target on the stock.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. Jefferies Group LLC currently has a $3.50 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $3.00.

Berenberg Bank began coverage on shares of Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG). The firm issued a hold rating on the stock.

Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) had its underweight rating reissued by analysts at Morgan Stanley.

Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They currently have a $400.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $364.00.

Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) had its overweight rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. KeyCorp currently has a $440.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $415.00.

Nomura initiated coverage on shares of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). They issued a buy rating and a $500.00 target price on the stock.

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.

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