Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Thursday, October 12th:

Active Energy Group PLC (LON:AEG) had its corporate rating reissued by analysts at Northland Securities.

Aggreko plc (LON:AGK) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They currently have a GBX 850 ($11.18) target price on the stock.

Agrium (NYSE:AGU) (TSE:AGU) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $123.00 price target on the stock.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods currently has a $51.00 price target on the stock.

Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $59.00 target price on the stock.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $18.00 target price on the stock.

Aareal Bank AG (ETR:ARL) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG.

Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. They currently have a $47.00 price target on the stock.

Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $300.00 target price on the stock.

Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) had its sell rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They currently have a $49.00 target price on the stock.

N Brown Group plc (LON:BWNG) had its target price raised by Peel Hunt from GBX 250 ($3.29) to GBX 375 ($4.93). Peel Hunt currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Meta Financial Group (NASDAQ:CASH) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods currently has a $88.00 target price on the stock.

Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $66.00 target price on the stock.

Commerzbank Ag (ETR:CBK) had its neutral rating reissued by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG.

CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods currently has a $108.00 target price on the stock.

Costamare (NYSE:CMRE) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $7.00 target price on the stock.

Axa SA (EPA:CS) was given a €28.80 ($33.88) price target by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Carlisle Companies (NYSE:CSL) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at FBR & Co. They currently have a $125.00 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “The disruption in the Carlisle Construction Management (CCM) business created by hurricanes and restructuring initiatives totaling $45 million to $55 million will hold back Carlisle’s revenues, operating margins, and earnings in 2017 but position the company for a solid rebound in 2018. The company’s diversified industrial platform translates into above-average revenue growth with expanding operating margins. Despite the near-term challenges at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CIT), Carlisle Brake & Friction (CBF), and Carlisle Fluid Technologies (CFT), the company remains attractively valued for a mid-cap industrial name, at about 9.0x EV to estimated 2017 EBITDA.””

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) was given a GBX 2,800 ($36.81) price target by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $20.00 target price on the stock.

Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $82.00 price target on the stock.

FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities. Northland Securities currently has a $22.00 price target on the stock.

General Electric (NYSE:GE) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $26.00 price target on the stock.

Green Plains Partners (NASDAQ:GPP) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $21.00 target price on the stock.

GVC Holdings PLC (LON:GVC) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 1,000 ($13.15) price target on the stock.

Hays plc (LON:HAS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 195 ($2.56) target price on the stock.

Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON:HL) had its target price raised by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 1,395 ($18.34) to GBX 1,490 ($19.59). The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $19.00 price target on the stock.

ING Group, N.V. (NYSE:ING) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG.

Independent Oil & Gas PLC (LON:IOG) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at VSA Capital.

Janus Capital Group (NYSE:JHG) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods currently has a $37.00 price target on the stock.

Jupiter Fund Management PLC (LON:JUP) had its target price boosted by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 565 ($7.43) to GBX 620 ($8.15). Jefferies Group LLC currently has a buy rating on the stock.

KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. The firm currently has a $27.00 target price on the stock.

Lennox International (NYSE:LII) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $187.00 price target on the stock.

Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $98.00 target price on the stock.

Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $19.00 price target on the stock.

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $24.00 target price on the stock.

Everspin Tech (NASDAQ:MRAM) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $18.00 target price on the stock.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $69.00 price target on the stock.

Nustar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $42.00 price target on the stock.

ONEOK (NYSE:OKE) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $54.00 price target on the stock.

On Deck Capital (NYSE:ONDK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “On Deck Capital, Inc. is an on-line platform that uses a big data, analytic model to source, underwrite, and fund loans to small businesses. The Company offers online tools and resources including data aggregation and electronic payment technology, and to evaluate the health of small businesses. It’s small business loans include dental loans, restaurant loans, medical financing, restaurant financing, fast small business loans, fast small business financing, online small business loans, online applications for small business loans, small business loans online, retail capital, fast small business financing, short-term business loans, business equipment financing, small business equipment financing and merchant cash advance. On Deck Capital Inc. is based in United States. “

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (FRA:PBB) had its neutral rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG.

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $31.50 target price on the stock.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $11.00 target price on the stock.

Koninklijke Philips NV (AMS:PHIA) was given a €37.00 ($43.53) target price by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities. Northland Securities currently has a $4.50 target price on the stock.

Dipexium Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PLXP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PLx Pharma Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company. It focused on developing clinically validated and patent-protected PLxGuard(TM) delivery system to provide safe and effective aspirin products. PLx Pharma Inc., formerly known as Dipexium Pharmaceuticals Inc., is based in NEW YORK, United States. “

Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “INSULET CORPORATION is an innovative medical device company dedicated to improving the lives of people with diabetes. The Company’s OmniPod Insulin Management System is a revolutionary, discreet and easy-to-use insulin infusion system that features two easy-to-use components with no tubing and fully-automated cannula insertion. Through the OmniPod System, Insulet seeks to expand the use of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) therapy among people with insulin-dependent diabetes. “

Primero Mining Corp (NASDAQ:PPPMF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Primero Mining Corporation is engaged in exploration, acquisition and development of mineral resource properties. The Company mainly explores for gold and silver. Its properties include San Dimas gold-silver mine in Mexico. It focuses on building a precious metals portfolio in the Americas. Primero Mining Corporation is based in Canada. “

Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ:PVAC) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Northland Securities. Northland Securities currently has a $63.00 price target on the stock.

Quintiles Transitional Holdings (NYSE:Q) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. provides professional services, information and partnering solutions to the pharmaceutical services, biotechnology and healthcare industries. The Company has two segments: Product Development and Integrated Healthcare Services. It offers project management, clinical monitoring services, strategic planning and design services, consulting services contract sales, market entry/market exit, integrated channel management, patient engagement, market access and commercialization consulting, brand and scientific communication, and medical education services; outcome/observational services. The Company operates in Americas, Europe and Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. is based in Durham, North Carolina. “

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.

Quorum Health Corporation (NYSE:QHC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Quorum Health Corporation provides hospital and outpatient healthcare services in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Hospital operations, which includes its general acute care hospitals and related healthcare entities that provide inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, and hospital management advisory and consulting services, which includes Quorum Health Resources, LLC (QHR). It operates QHR, which is a hospital management advisory and consulting services that provides services to non-affiliated general acute care hospitals. Its hospitals and its affiliated businesses offer services, such as general acute care, emergency room, general and specialty surgery, critical care, internal medicine, obstetric, diagnostic, psychiatric, and rehabilitation services. “

Renold plc (LON:RNO) was downgraded by analysts at FinnCap to a hold rating. They currently have GBX 50 ($0.66) price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of GBX 65 ($0.85).

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $183.00 target price on the stock.

SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) had its sell rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $75.00 target price on the stock.

Shire PLC (LON:SHP) had its price target reduced by Morgan Stanley from GBX 5,800 ($76.26) to GBX 5,700 ($74.94). They currently have an overweight rating on the stock.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New (NYSE:SIX) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $72.00 price target on the stock.

Sky Plc (LON:SKY) was upgraded by analysts at Liberum Capital to a buy rating. Liberum Capital currently has GBX 1,060 ($13.94) target price on the stock.

WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt. They currently have a GBX 1,850 ($24.32) price target on the stock.

Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They currently have a GBX 1,515 ($19.92) target price on the stock.

Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $170.00 price target on the stock.

iStar Financial (NYSE:STAR) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods currently has a $14.00 price target on the stock.

Stock Spirits Group PLC (LON:STCK) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Whitman Howard. They currently have a GBX 300 ($3.94) target price on the stock.

Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. They currently have a $29.00 target price on the stock.

Stamps.com (NASDAQ:STMP) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities. The firm currently has a $250.00 price target on the stock.

Tallgrass Energy Partners, (NYSE:TEP) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $64.00 target price on the stock.

Tarsus Group plc (LON:TRS) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 375 ($4.93) target price on the stock.

Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $105.00 price target on the stock.

UBS Group AG (VTX:UBSG) was given a CHF 20 target price by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Unilever NV (AMS:UNIA) was given a €55.00 ($64.71) price target by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities. The firm currently has a $9.50 target price on the stock.

Viper Energy Partners (NASDAQ:VNOM) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities. The firm currently has a $24.00 price target on the stock.

Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. They currently have a $51.00 price target on the stock.

Wabco Holdings (NYSE:WBC) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $160.00 price target on the stock.

Western Gas Partners, (NYSE:WES) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $54.00 price target on the stock.

Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $134.00 target price on the stock.

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