Research Analysts’ downgrades for Wednesday, October 4th:

Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a strong-buy rating to a market perform rating.

Advanced Disposal Services (NASDAQ:ADSW) was downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a buy rating to a hold rating. Stifel Nicolaus currently has $26.00 target price on the stock.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a buy rating to a hold rating.

American National Bankshares (NASDAQ:AMNB) was downgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP) was downgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from a neutral rating to an underweight rating.

BanColombia (NYSE:CIB) was downgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from a neutral rating to an underweight rating.

Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST) was downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a buy rating to a hold rating. The firm currently has $19.00 price target on the stock.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) was downgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

Cedar Fair, L.P. (NYSE:FUN) was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from a conviction-buy rating to a buy rating.

Intercept Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ICPT) was downgraded by analysts at JMP Securities from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

The Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ:KHC) was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares (NASDAQ:LGF.A) was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a buy rating to a hold rating.

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation operates as a designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products for high-volume consumer applications. The Company operates through three key segments: Display Solutions, Power Solutions and Semiconductor Manufacturing Services. Products offered by MagnaChip through its Display Solutions segment includes source and gate drivers and timing controllers that cover a wide range of flat panel displays used in LCD, light emitting diode, or LED, and 3D televisions and displays, mobile PCs and mobile communications and entertainment devices. The Power Solutions products include discrete and integrated circuit solutions for power management in high-volume consumer applications. Semiconductor Manufacturing Services segment provides specialty analog and mixed-signal foundry services for fabless semiconductor companies. MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation is headquartered in Chungbuk, South Korea. “

Myers Industries (NYSE:MYE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Myers Industries, Inc. is an international manufacturer of polymer products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial, and consumer markets. The Company is also the largest wholesale distributor of tools, equipment, and supplies for the tire service and undervehicle repair industry in the United States. “

NeuroDerm (NASDAQ:NDRM) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Neuroderm Ltd. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company. It is developing next-generation treatments for central nervous system (CNS) disorders. The Company develops liquid levodopa (LD), which is a treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD). Its product pipelines includes ND0612L for moderate PD, ND0612H for severe PD, ND0680 for severe PD, ND0701 for severe PD and ND0801for Cognitive Disorders. NeuroDerm Ltd. is headquartered in Rehovot, Israel. “

EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “EnPro Industries, Inc. is a leader in sealing products, metal polymer bearings, compressor systems and other engineered products for use in critical applications by industries worldwide. “

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Insight is a global direct marketer of brand name computers, hardware and software. The company markets to small-and-medium-sized businesses, through a combination of a strong outbound telemarketing sales force, electronic commerce, electronic marketing and direct mail catalogs. The company offers an extensive assortment of computer hardware and software. The company’s sales force, aggressive marketing strategies and streamlined distribution, together with its advanced proprietary information system, have resulted in high customer loyalty and strong, profitable growth. “

NV5 Global (NASDAQ:NVEE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “NV5 Holding Inc. offers professional, technical consulting and certification solutions for public and private sector. The company focuses on business services which include construction quality assurance, infrastructure engineering, energy services, program management, and environmental services. It operates in California, Colorado, Utah, Florida and New Jersey. NV5 Holding Inc. is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida. “

Nova Measuring Instruments (NASDAQ:NVMI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “NOVA MEASURING develops, produces and markets monitoring and measurement systems for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The company has pioneered the Integrated Metrology concept and is now expanding its activities by developing Integrated Monitoring and Process Control systems for CMP, CVD, Photolithography and Etch manufacturing processes. The company’s systems for CMP process control, delivering systems for CMP process control, delivering have measured more wafers than all other metrology companies combined. “

Northwest Pipe (NASDAQ:NWPX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Northwest Pipe Company manufactures welded steel pipe in two business segments. In its Water Transmission business, they are a supplier of large diameter, high-pressure steel pipe used primarily for water transmission. In its Tubular Products business, they manufacture smaller diameter, electric resistance welded steel pipe for use in a wide range of construction, agricultural, energy and industrial applications. “

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “NXP Semiconductors N.V. is a global semiconductor company. The Company designs and manufactures High Performance Mixed Signal semiconductor solutions to meet the requirements of systems and sub-systems in its target markets. High Performance Mixed Signal solutions are an optimized mix of analog and digital functionality integrated into a system or sub-system. The Company’s expertise is in RF, analog, power management, interface, security and digital processing products. NXP’s solutions are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications. The Company claims to provide its customers improved power efficiency, functional performance, miniaturization, quality, durability and adaptability in their electronic systems and application solutions. NXP is based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, with research and development activities in Asia, Europe and the United States, and manufacturing facilities in Asia and Europe. “

Ocera Therapeutics (NASDAQ:OCRX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary compounds to treat acute and chronic orphan liver diseases. Ocera Therapeutics, Inc., formerly known as Tranzyme, Inc., is based in San Diego, California. “

OC OERLIKON CORP CHF1 (NASDAQ:OERLF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “OC Oerlikon Corporation AG provides technologies and services. Its operating segment consists of Surface Solutions, Manmade Fibers and Drive Systems. OC Oerlikon Corporation AG is headquartered in Pfäffikon, Switzerland. “

PRA Group (NASDAQ:PRAA) was downgraded by analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

Republic Bancorp (NASDAQ:RBCAA) was downgraded by analysts at Hovde Group from an outperform rating to a market perform rating. The firm currently has $41.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $39.00.

Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) was downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a buy rating to a hold rating. The firm currently has $70.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $76.00.

Texas Capital Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBI) was downgraded by analysts at Wedbush from an outperform rating to a neutral rating. Wedbush currently has $88.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $87.00.

Telefonica Deutsch (NASDAQ:TELDF) was downgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an outperform rating to an underperform rating.

Varex Imaging (NASDAQ:VREX) was downgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from a neutral rating to an underweight rating.

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) was downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a buy rating to a hold rating. The firm currently has $80.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $85.00.

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