Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Friday, October 6th:

CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. The firm currently has a $38.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $35.00.

Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE:CLDT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $24.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Chatham Lodging Trust is a self-advised hotel REIT, formed to invest in premium-branded upscale extended-stay and select-service hotels. The Company intends to invest primarily in hotels in large metropolitan markets in the United States. Chatham Lodging Trust expects that a significant portion of its portfolio will consist of hotels in the upscale extended-stay market, including brands such as Residence Inn by Marriott, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Summerfield Suites by Hyatt. It also intends to invest in premium-branded select-service hotels such as Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton Inn and Hampton Inn and Suites. “

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs and produces a wide range of telecom systems and services. The company’s telecom transmission division markets such products as satellite earth station equipment and over-the-horizon microwave systems. The mobile data communications department offers mobile satellite transceivers and satellite packet data networks. Comtech also manufactures broadband amplifiers in the microwave and radio frequency spectrums. Its amplifiers are used in both defense and commercial applications. It offers communications solutions, including command and control technologies, safety and security technologies and enterprise technologies. Its Commercial Solutions segment provides satellite communications (such as satellite earth station modems and traveling wave tube amplifiers), public safety systems (such as next generation 911 technologies) and enterprise application technologies (such as messaging and trusted location-based technologies. “

CRITICAL OUTCOME T COM NPV(POST REV SPLIT) (NASDAQ:COTQF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which focuses on treatment of cancer. The company’s product consists of COTI-2, a novel p53-dependent mechanism of action with selective and potent anti-cancer activity. Its artificial intelligence platform, CHEMSAS, utilizes a series of predictive computer models to identify compounds from disease specific drug discovery through chemical optimization and preclinical testing. Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. is based in London, Canada. “

CVR Refining, (NYSE:CVRR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “CVR Refining, LP is engaged in the refining of petroleum primarily in the United States. It has refining and related logistics assets that operate in the mid-continent region. The company operates in Coffeyville, Kansas, Wynnewood and Oklahoma. CVR Refining, LP is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas. “

Erste Group Bank AG (OTCMKTS:EBKDY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “The Erste Bank der Muster is a traditional banking group and providering financial services in Central and Eastern Europe. It focuses on retail and SME banking. It offers a range of products through group-wide bundling of product know how into Competence Centres covering, among others, Debt financing, Equity capital markets ,Mergers and acquisitions,Debt advisory, Project financing, Syndication, Real Estate financing and solutions, Infrastructure Finance & Public Sector, Merchant Banking / Private Equity, Leasing solutions (IMMORENT), and Corporate Cash Management. Its customers can avail its products in netbanking, wether it is Komfort-Kredit, Profit account, Bonus account, Building society contract, Pension plan or the order of MasterCard or VISA Card. Erste Bank focuses on private clients, corporate clients and the public sector. it offers all financial products under one roof. It operates in the areas of investment , construction and living , and leasing. Erste Bank is based in Vienna, Austria. “

First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “First Community Corp presently engages in no business other than owning and managing the First Community Bank. The bank is engaged in a general commercial and retail banking business, emphasizing the needs of small-to-medium sized businesses, professional concerns and individuals, primarily in Richland and Lexington counties of South Carolina and the surrounding area. “

FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Bank of America Corporation. Bank of America Corporation currently has a $247.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $240.00.

Franklin Electric Co. (NASDAQ:FELE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Franklin Electric Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of submersible electric motors and a leading producer of engineered specialty electric motor products and electronic controls used by original equipment manufacturers around the world, in a wide variety of residential, industrial and municipal applications. The principal application for Franklin’s submersible electric motors is for water well pumping systems. “

Ferguson Plc (NASDAQ:FERGY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. 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. “

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $58.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Greenbrier Companies Inc. is a leading supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad and related industries. The manufacturing segment produces double-stack intermodal railcars, conventional railcars and marine vessels, and performs repair and refurbishment activities for both intermodal and conventional railcars. In addition to manufacturing, they are engaged in complementary leasing and services activities. “

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) had its market perform rating reissued by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. The firm currently has a $25.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $23.00.

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Rosenblatt Securities. The firm currently has a $225.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $200.00.

Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS) (TSE:PD) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a $6.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $7.00.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) (TSE:POT) had its market perform rating reiterated by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets currently has a $17.50 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $17.00.

Sociedad Quimica y Minera (NYSE:SQM) had its market perform rating reissued by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They currently have a $50.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $45.00.

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) had its neutral rating reissued by analysts at Bank of America Corporation. Bank of America Corporation currently has a $124.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $117.00.

Yum China Holdings (NASDAQ:YUMC) had its neutral rating reiterated by analysts at Bank of America Corporation. Bank of America Corporation currently has a $45.10 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $41.60.

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