Research Analysts’ downgrades for Wednesday, October 11th:

Atkore International Group (NASDAQ:ATKR) was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

Bojangles’ (NASDAQ:BOJA) was downgraded by analysts at Stephens from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating.

COCA-COLA HBC (OTCMKTS:CCHGY) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS) was downgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a neutral rating to an underperform rating.

Coach (NYSE:COH) was downgraded by analysts at Consumer Edge from an outperform rating to a neutral rating.

Capstar Financial Holdings (NASDAQ:CSTR) was downgraded by analysts at Compass Point from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

Eldorado Resorts (NASDAQ:ERI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:INDB) was downgraded by analysts at Compass Point from a buy rating to a neutral rating. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) was downgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

Kforce (NASDAQ:KFRC) was downgraded by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Nevro Corp. (NYSE:NVRO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Nevro Corp. is a medical device company. It engages in developing and commercializing a neuromodulation platform for the treatment of chronic pain. The Company provides pain relief to the customers suffering from low back pain and types of chronic pains. Nevro has developed and commercialized the Senza (R) spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system for the treatment of chronic pain. Senza, HF10, Nevro and the Nevro logo are trademarks of the company. Nevro Corp. is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. “

NRG Yield (NYSE:NYLD) was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

New York Mortgage Trust (NASDAQ:NYMT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “New York Mortgage Trust is a real estate investment trust focused on owning and managing a leveraged portfolio of residential mortgage securities and a mortgage origination business. The mortgage portfolio is comprised largely of prime adjustable-rate and hybrid mortgage loans and securities, much of which, over time will be originated by NYMT’s wholly owned mortgage origination business, The New York Mortgage Company, a taxable real estate investment trust subsidiary. “

Olympus Corp. (OTCMKTS:OCPNY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “OLYMPUS CORPORATION is a Japan-based company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing and selling of precision machineries and instruments. The businesses of the Company include Imaging System Business, Medical Systems Business, Life Science Business, Information and Communication Business, and Others Business. Olympus has always been a company that makes people’s dreams come true through innovative products. Olympus cameras have always been at the leading edge of innovation. “

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A (NYSE:OEC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. operates as a supplier of Carbon Black. It offers products for Coatings, Printing Inks, Polymers, Rubber and other applications. Orion operates in two segments: Specialty Carbon Black and Rubber Carbon Black. The Company’s Gas Blacks, Furnace Blacks and Specialty Carbon Blacks tint, colorize and enhance the performance of plastics, paints and coatings, inks and toners, adhesives and sealants, tires, and manufactured rubber goods such as automotive belts and hoses. Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. is headquartered in Luxembourg. “

Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Orthofix International N.V. is a leading provider of high-value, minimally invasive medical devices for the orthopaedic and trauma markets. Orthofix is well positioned to expand its focus and capitalise on the growing medical acceptance of high technology in orthopaedic treatment and spine repair. The company sells its diverse product line in different countries through its subsidiaries and distribution agreements with leading orthopaedic companies, including Sulzer Medica Group, Sofamor Danek Group, Kendall Healthcare Products and B. Braun. (PRESS RELEASE) “

Ohr Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:OHRP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company. It is focused on the development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of cancer cachexia, wet form of age-related macular degeneration and ophthalmic neovascularization disorders. Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. is headquartered in New York. “

Omni-Lite Industries Canada (OTCMKTS:OLNCF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Omni-Lite Industries Canada Inc. develops, produces, and markets specialized metal matrix composite, aluminum, carbon, and stainless steel alloy products. The Company’s operating segment consists of Military, Aerospace, Specialty Automotive and Sports and Recreation. It serves primarily in the United States, Canada, and Barbados. Omni-Lite Industries Canada Inc. is headquartered in Cerritos, California. “

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:OMED) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which focuses on the discovering and developing monoclonal antibody therapeutics for cancer stem cells. It utilizes its technologies to identify, isolate and evaluate CSCs, validate multiple potential targets and pathways critical to CSC self-renewal and differentiation and develop antibody and other protein-based therapeutics. The company serves the healthcare industry and cancer therapy patients. OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is based in Redwood City, United States. “

Opko Health (NASDAQ:OPK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “OPKO Health is a multinational biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets by leveraging its discovery, development and commercialization expertise and novel and proprietary technologies. “

Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “OTTER TAIL’s primary business is the production, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is also engaged in other businesses which are referred to as Health Services Operations and Diversified Operations. “

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC is a leading, global institutional alternative asset management firm. It seeks to deliver consistent positive risk-adjusted returns throughout market cycles, with a strong focus on risk management and capital preservation. Portfolio composition is determined by market opportunities rather than any predetermined commitment to investment discipline or geography. Our diversified, multi-strategy approach is based on global investment strategies, including merger arbitrage, convertible arbitrage, equity restructuring, credit and distressed investments, private investments and real estate. “

Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Platform Specialty Products Corporation is a producer of high technology specialty chemical products as well as technical services. The company serves electronics, metal and plastic plating, graphic arts, and offshore oil production and drilling industries. Platform Specialty Products Corporation is headquartered in Miami, United States. “

Parsley Energy (NYSE:PE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Parsley Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company. It is focused on the acquisition, development, and exploitation of unconventional oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. Parsley Energy, Inc. is headquartered in Midland, Texas. “

Pattern Energy Group (NASDAQ:PEGI) (TSE:PEG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Pattern Energy Group Inc. is a premium power company. It engages in developing, constructing, owning and operating wind power. The company’s project situated primarily in the United States, Canada and parts of Latin America. Pattern Energy Group Inc. is based in San Francisco, United States. “

Profire Energy (NASDAQ:PFIE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Profire Energy, Inc. manufactures, installs and services oilfield combustion management systems and related burner products. The Company’s products aid oil and natural gas producers in the safe and efficient development and transportation of carbon-based fuels. Its products include Profire 2100 and the Profire 1100, Profire 1100i and fuel-trains or valve-trains, which comprise piping, valves, and controls related to the process of providing fuel to burners, as well as having safety controllers to monitor operations. Profire Energy, Inc. is based in Lindon, Utah. “

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital (NASDAQ:PFLT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. is a business development company. It is a closed-end, externally managed and non-diversified investment company. Its investment objectives are to generate current income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in floating rate loans and other investments made to the United States middle-market companies. The firm provides first lien secured debt and other opportunistic financings (mezzanine, private high yield debt, preferred and common stock) to middle market sponsors and companies. Its investments may include equity features, such as direct investments in the equity securities of borrowers or warrants or options to buy a minority interest in a portfolio company. It has investments in various sectors, including aerospace and defense; consumer services; healthcare and pharmaceuticals, and others. The firm has a value-oriented, bottoms-up investment philosophy. Its investment activities are managed by the investment advisor, PennantPark Investment Advisers LLC. “

IMPINJ (NYSE:PI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Impinj, Inc. is a provider of referral and information network radio frequency identification solutions to the retail, pharmaceutical, healthcare, food and beverage and other industries. The company’s products include Indy Reader Chips which consists of integrated radio chips and supporting SDKs; Monza Tag Chips, which deliver memory options and extended features to RFID tags and Speedway fixed RFID readers and antennas for RFID-based information. Impinj, Inc. is based in Seattle, Washington. “

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) was downgraded by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) was downgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from an outperform rating to a hold rating. They currently have $72.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $74.00.

Sony Corp Ord (NYSE:SNE) was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating.

Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure (NYSE:SOI) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. to a market perform rating. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

Sociedad Quimica y Minera (NYSE:SQM) was downgraded by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc from a buy rating to a reduce rating.

TravelCenters of America (NYSE:TA) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a buy rating to a sell rating.

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