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

Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cann. Cann currently has a $203.00 price target on the stock. The analysts wrote, “Amgen yesterday announced that the Journal of Clinical Oncology has published positive results from the Imlygic (talimogene laherparepvec) phase II ‘264 study, demonstrating a doubling of response rate or better in the Imlygic combination arm. The data published yesterday in JCO are encouraging, and these along with results from ongoing studies could lead to unexpected adoption of Imlygic and provide upside to our sales estimates. These data demonstrated that Imlygic has a dramatic effect in combination with Yervoy, and the combination looks as strong a much of the reference data for other combinations.””

Black Hills Corporation (NYSE:BKH) was downgraded by analysts at Williams Capital from a buy rating to a hold rating. They currently have $70.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $75.00.

JMP Securities assumed coverage on shares of Cogentix Medical (NASDAQ:CGNT). JMP Securities issued an outperform rating and a $5.00 target price on the stock.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating.

Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) was upgraded by analysts at JMP Securities to a positive rating.

Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating.

Instinet assumed coverage on shares of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR). They issued a neutral rating and a $14.00 target price on the stock.

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) was downgraded by analysts at Sandler O’Neill from a buy rating to a hold rating. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on shares of The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN). Sanford C. Bernstein issued a market perform rating and a $45.00 target price on the stock.

Argus assumed coverage on shares of Microchip Technology (NASDAQ:MCHP). The firm issued a buy rating and a $106.00 target price on the stock.

Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) had its market perform rating reissued by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company.

Janney Montgomery Scott started coverage on shares of Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR). Janney Montgomery Scott issued a neutral rating on the stock.

Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a buy rating to a hold rating. They currently have $42.00 price target on the stock.

Pivotal Research started coverage on shares of Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD). They issued a buy rating and a $114.00 target price on the stock.

Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) had its sector perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. The firm currently has a $77.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $70.00.

2U (NASDAQ:TWOU) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $66.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $59.00.

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