Equities Research Analysts’ downgrades for Friday, October 6th:

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $173.47 target price on the stock.

Alexander & Baldwin Holdings (NYSE:ALEX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a buy rating to a hold rating. Vetr currently has $267.03 target price on the stock.

BioTime (NYSEMKT:BTX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Cyanotech Corporation (NASDAQ:CYAN) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS) was downgraded by analysts at Berenberg Bank to a hold rating. They currently have GBX 230 ($3.05) price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of GBX 245 ($3.25).

Encision (OTCMKTS:ECIA) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a buy rating to a hold rating. Vetr currently has $12.60 price target on the stock.

FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a buy rating to a hold rating. The firm currently has $1,007.29 price target on the stock.

InfraREIT (NYSE:HIFR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Hoegh LNG Partners (NASDAQ:HMLP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

LPL Financial Holdings (NASDAQ:LPLA) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Momenta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MNTA) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

NexPoint Residential Trust (NASDAQ:NXRT) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYCB) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

PBF Energy (NYSE:PBF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PBF Energy Inc. operates as a petroleum refiner and supplier. The Company offers unbranded transportation fuels, heating oil, petrochemical feedstocks, lubricants and other petroleum products in the United States. Its refineries are located in Toledo, Ohio, Delaware City, Delaware and Paulsboro, New Jersey. The company sells its products in the northeast and Midwest United States, as well as in other regions of the United States and Canada. PBF Energy Inc. is based in Parsippany, New Jersey. “

PBF Logistics (NYSE:PBFX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Post Holdings Inc. is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded ready-to-eat cereals in the United States and Canada. The Company’s products are manufactured through a production platform consisting of four owned primary facilities and sold through a variety of channels such as grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, and drug stores. Its portfolio of brands includes diverse offerings such as Honey Bunches of Oats, Pebbles, Post Selects, Great Grains, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat, Post Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts and Honeycomb. Post Holdings Inc. is based in St. Louis, Missouri. “

PRGX Global (NASDAQ:PRGX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PRGX Global, Inc., formerly PRG-Schultz International, Inc., provides audit, analytics, and advisory services in order to improve client financial performance. The Company’s recovery audit services comprise taking client transaction data, transforming it for analysis, identification of errors, and working with vendors or providers to recover overpaid cash. It audits merchandise purchases, accounts payable, lease and property payments, telecom, freight, marketing and media expenses, taxes, import duties, and healthcare claims. The Company’s analytics services include fraud detection and prevention services, such as detecting, deterring, and preventing fraud; custom analytics services, including discovering the value of unstructured data; benchmarking services; and spend analytic services. Its advisory services consist of working capital optimization, enterprise cost reduction, finance transformation, and corporate performance management. The Company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. “

Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (NASDAQ:PRQR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “ProQR Therapeutics B.V. is a biotech company. It is engaged in the discovery and development of RNA-based therapeutics for the treatment of severe genetic disorders, with an initial focus on Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The Company’s lead product candidate includes QR-010, a RNA-based oligonucleotide for the treatment of cystic fibrosis. ProQR Therapeutics B.V. is headquartered in Leiden, the Netherlands. “

Prothena Corporation PLC (NASDAQ:PRTA) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Rice Energy (NYSE:RICE) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE:RNR) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) (TSE:SH) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Scripps Networks Interactive (NASDAQ:SNI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Stag Industrial (NYSE:STAG) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

AT&T (NYSE:T) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating. Vetr currently has $44.24 price target on the stock.

Travelport Worldwide Limited (NYSE:TVPT) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

VimpelCom (NASDAQ:VEON) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Select Energy Services (NASDAQ:WTTR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Acceleron Pharma (NASDAQ:XLRN) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a buy rating to a hold rating. Vetr currently has $85.17 price target on the stock.

Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

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