Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Friday, November 3rd:

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) (TSE:ABX) had its price target reduced by UBS AG from $18.00 to $17.00. They currently have a neutral rating on the stock.

Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $150.00 price target on the stock.

Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ:AEIS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $93.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Advanced Energy is a global leader in the development and support of technologies critical to high-technology, high-growth manufacturing processes used in the production of semiconductors, flat panel displays, data storage products, solar cells, architectural glass, and other advanced product applications. Leveraging a diverse product portfolio and technology leadership, Advanced Energy creates solutions that maximize process impact, improve productivity and lower the cost of ownership for its customers. This portfolio includes a comprehensive line of technology solutions in power, flow, thermal management, and plasma and ion beam sources for original equipment manufacturers and end-users around the world. Advanced Energy operates in regional centers in North America, Asia and Europe and offers global sales and support through direct offices, representatives and distributors, “

Armada Hoffler Properties (NYSE:AHH) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It is engaged in developing, building, owning and managing office, retail and multifamily properties primarily in the United States. Its properties are situated in Virginia and North Carolina. Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. is based in Virginia Beach, United States. “

Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) was upgraded by analysts at Compass Point from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Allison Transmission Holdings (NYSE:ALSN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $49.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. is engaged in the manufacturing of fully-automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, medium- and heavy-tactical U.S. military vehicles and hybrid-propulsion systems for transit buses. The Company’s products are used in a variety of applications including on-highway trucks, buses, motorhomes, off-highway vehicles and equipment and military vehicles. Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. “

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Northland Securities. Northland Securities currently has a $30.00 price target on the stock.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (NYSE:AQN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a renewable energy and regulated utility company engaged in the ownership of power generation facilities, and water and energy utilities primarily in North America. The Corporation invests in hydroelectric, wind and solar power facilities, and sustainable utility distribution businesses (water, electricity and natural gas) through its subsidiaries. Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is headquartered in Oakville, Canada. “

ARC Document Solutions (NYSE:ARC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “ARC Document Solutions Inc. is a document solutions company providing business-to-business document management technology and services to the architectural, engineering and construction, or AEC industries. It also provides document management services to companies in non-AEC industries, such as technology, financial services, retail, entertainment, and food and hospitality. The Company provides services that include scanning, imaging, and managing black and white and color documents. ARC Document Solutions Inc., formerly known as American Reprographics Company, is headquartered in Walnut Creek, California. “

Approach Resources (NASDAQ:AREX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Approach Resources Inc. is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development, exploitation, production and acquisition of unconventional natural gas and oil properties onshore in the United States and Western Canada. The Company focuses its growth efforts primarily on finding and developing natural gas reserves in known tight gas sands and shale areas. The Company currently operates in Texas, New Mexico and Kentucky and has a non-operating interest in Western Canada. “

Ascent Capital Group (NASDAQ:ASCMA) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $16.00 target price on the stock.

Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $3.00 price target on the stock.

Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:BBRG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. is an owner and operator of two distinct Italian restaurant brands, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and BRIO Tuscan Grille. BRAVO! Cucina Italiana is a full-service, upscale Italian restaurant offering a menu of freshly prepared classic Italian food. BRAVO offers variety of pasta dishes, steaks, chicken, seafood and pizzas. It also offers seasonal specials, an extensive wine list, carry-out and catering. BRIO Tuscan Grille is an upscale Italian chophouse restaurant serving authentic northern Italian food in a Tuscan Villa atmosphere. The cuisine at BRIO includes steaks, chops, fresh seafood and made-to-order pastas. BRIO also offers creative seasonal specials, an extensive wine list, and carry-out and banquet facilities at select locations. It also operates one full-service upscale American-French bistro restaurant in Columbus, Ohio under the brand Bon Vie. Bravo Brio Restaurant Group is based in Columbus, Ohio. “

Belden (NYSE:BDC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $92.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Belden Inc is engaged in the design, manufacture and retail of cable, connectivity, and networking products in markets including industrial automation, enterprise, transportation, infrastructure, and consumer electronics. The Company’s products find its application in the industrial automation, enterprise, education, healthcare, entertainment and broadcast, sound and security, transportation, infrastructure, consumer electronics and other industries. Belden has manufacturing capabilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, and a market presence in nearly every region of the world. Belden Inc is based in St. Louis, Missouri. “

Becton, Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $245.00 target price on the stock.

CBL & Associates Properties (NYSE:CBL) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $7.50 price target on the stock.

CSI Compressco (NASDAQ:CCLP) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $5.00 target price on the stock.

Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $100.00 target price on the stock.

Clovis Oncology (NASDAQ:CLVS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $125.00 target price on the stock.

Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ:CRUS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities.

CSG Systems International (NASDAQ:CSGS) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $47.00 price target on the stock.

CyberArk Software (NASDAQ:CYBR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $55.00 target price on the stock.

Dynavax Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:DVAX) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company. The firm currently has a $30.00 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “Dynavax reported a Q3 net loss of $22.1MM and ended the quarter with $192MM in.””

ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $13.00 target price on the stock.

Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities. The firm currently has a $49.00 price target on the stock.

Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $85.00 price target on the stock.

Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $6.00 target price on the stock.

Financial Engines (NASDAQ:FNGN) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities.

Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $2.50 price target on the stock.

GasLog LP. (NYSE:GLOG) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $19.00 target price on the stock.

Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $23.00 target price on the stock.

Welltower (NYSE:HCN) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $75.00 target price on the stock.

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $34.00 price target on the stock.

Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $20.50 target price on the stock.

Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $67.00 price target on the stock.

MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $84.00 target price on the stock.

O2Micro International Limited (NASDAQ:OIIM) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Northland Securities. They currently have a $3.50 price target on the stock.

ONEOK (NYSE:OKE) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $55.00 target price on the stock.

OneMain Holdings (NYSE:OMF) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities. They currently have a $35.00 target price on the stock.

Paycom Software (NYSE:PAYC) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $85.00 price target on the stock.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE:PDM) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $20.00 target price on the stock.

Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $210.00 price target on the stock.

Papa John’s International (NASDAQ:PZZA) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $60.00 price target on the stock.

Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $60.00 price target on the stock.

Sabra Healthcare REIT (NASDAQ:SBRA) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $22.00 price target on the stock.

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSE:SW) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Northland Securities. They currently have a $26.00 price target on the stock.

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $27.00 target price on the stock.

TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $98.00 target price on the stock.

Tempur Sealy International (NYSE:TPX) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $80.00 price target on the stock.

vTv Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VTVT) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $12.00 target price on the stock.

Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $79.00 price target on the stock.

Zimmer Biomet Holdings (NYSE:ZBH) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm currently has a $120.00 target price on the stock.

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