Analysts’ downgrades for Thursday, October 12th:

AA PLC (LON:AA) was downgraded by analysts at Berenberg Bank to a hold rating. They currently have GBX 170 ($2.24) target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of GBX 315 ($4.14).

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

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

Barnes & Noble Education (NYSE:BNED) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Express (NYSE:EXPR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Firestone Diamonds PLC (LON:FDI) was downgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada to a sector performer rating. The firm currently has GBX 19 ($0.25) price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of GBX 46 ($0.60).

HD Supply Holdings (NASDAQ:HDS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Hess Midstream Partners (NASDAQ:HESM) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

At Home Group (NASDAQ:HOME) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Imax Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

LCI Industries (NASDAQ:LCII) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Mondi Plc (LON:MNDI) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG to a hold rating. They currently have GBX 2,150 ($28.27) price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of GBX 2,300 ($30.24).

Metso Oyj (NASDAQ:MXCYY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Metso is a globally-leading supplier of processes, machinery and systems for the pulp and paper industry and a foremost expert in the key technologies of this sector. The Corporation is also a strong supplier in automation and flow control solutions, and one of the world’s leading suppliers of rock and mineral processing systems. The main customer sectors are the pulp and paper industry, construction and civil engineering, mining and the energy industry. “

National Australia Bank (OTCMKTS:NABZY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “National Australia Bank is an international financial services group providing a comprehensive and integrated range of financial services. “

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:NBY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative product candidates targeting the treatment or prevention of a wide range of infections in hospital and non-hospital environments. NovaBay has discovered and is developing a class of antimicrobial compounds, which it has named Aganocide compounds, which are based upon small molecules that are generated by white blood cells that defend the body against invading pathogens. NovaBay believes that Aganocide compounds could form a platform on which to create a variety of products to address differing needs in the treatment and prevention of bacterial and viral infections, including Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. “

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

NEXEO SOLUTIONS (NASDAQ:NXEO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Nexeo Solutions, Inc. distributes chemicals and plastics products. The company’s line of business consists of Chemicals, Plastics and Environmental Services. It operates primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Asia. Nexeo Solutions, Inc. is based in The Woodlands, Texas. “

Obsidian Energy (NYSE:OBE) (TSE:PWT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Obsidian Energy Ltd. is a conventional oil and natural gas producer and development company. Obsidian Energy Ltd, formerly known as Penn West Petroleum Ltd, is based in Calgary, Canada. “

Owens & Minor (NYSE:OMI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Owens & Minor, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest distributors of national name brand medical/surgical supplies. With distribution centers located throughout the United States, the company serves hospitals, integrated healthcare systems and group purchasing organizations. In addition to a diverse product offering, Owens & Minor offers innovative services in supply chain management, logistics and technology, helping customers control healthcare costs and improve inventory management. “

Ply Gem Holdings (NYSE:PGEM) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NASDAQ:RRTS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TARO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Tailored Brands (NASDAQ:TLRD) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

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

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