Equities Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Monday, November 13th:

Chinook Energy (TSE:CKE) had its price target lowered by Catalyst Equity Research from C$0.55 to C$0.50.

Condor Resources (CVE:CN) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The).

Charles River Laboratories International (NYSE:CRL) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird currently has a $117.00 target price on the stock.

Carube Copper Corp. (CVE:CUC) was given a C$0.23 price target by analysts at Fundamental Research. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Ekso Bionics Holdings (NASDAQ:EKSO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. is engaged in designing, developing and selling wearable robots or exoskeletons for the medical, military, industrial and consumer markets. The company’s operating segment consists of Engineering Services and Medical segments. It operates primarily in North America, Western Europe, the Middle East and South Africa. Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Richmond, California. “

Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Essent Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, operates as a private mortgage insurance company. It serves originators of residential mortgage loans, such as regulated depository institutions, mortgage banks, credit unions, and other lenders. Essent Group Ltd. is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “

Etsy (NASDAQ:ETSY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Etsy, Inc. offers e-commerce services. It provides online and offline marketplaces to buy and sell goods. The company’s product include art, home and living, mobile accessories, jewelry, wedding, and others. It operates primarily in Berlin, Germany, Dublin, Ireland, Hudson, New York, London, United Kingdom, Melbourne, Australia, Paris, France, San Francisco, California and Toronto, Canada. Etsy, Inc. is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York. “

FARO Technologies (NASDAQ:FARO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “FARO Technologies, Inc. is the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement technology. The Company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and complex structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, rapid prototyping, documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, surveying and construction, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes. FARO Technologies capture and analysis of on-site real world data to investigate crash, crime and fire, plan security activities and provide virtual reality training for public safety personnel, and also Capture detailed and precise 3D data from existing products permitting CAD analysis and redesign, after market design and legacy part replication. “

First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $22.00 target price on the stock.

Fulgent Genetic (NASDAQ:FLGT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Fulgent Genetics, Inc. is a technology company. It provide genetic testing services to physicians with clinically actionable diagnostic information. The Company’s technology platform integrates data comparison and suppression algorithms, adaptive learning software, advanced genetic diagnostics tools and integrated laboratory process which serves primarily to hospitals and medical institutions. Fulgent Genetics, Inc. is headquartered in Temple City, California. “

Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $21.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Flowers Foods is one of the largest producers of packaged bakery foods in the United States. The company operates more than 40 highly efficient bakeries that produce a wide range of bakery food for retail and foodservice customers in the U.S. The company maintains some of the most efficient and technologically advanced bakeries in the country and has a team of outstanding employees and associates. Each bakery operates as a separate subsidiary of the company and has its own president, human resources director, and controller. Fresh breads, buns, rolls, snack cakes, and tortillas are available to approximately 80% of the U.S. population through the company’s direct-store delivery (DSD) network. “

Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE:FLY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Fly Leasing Limited, formerly known as Babcock & Brown Air Limited, is engaged in acquiring and leasing modern, high-demand and fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft under long-term contracts to a diverse group of airlines throughout the world. The Company’s strategy is to effectively manage its fleet and grow its portfolio through accretive acquisitions of aircraft. FLY Leasing is managed and serviced by BBAM L.P., an aircraft leasing company. BBAM acts as manager of FLY Leasing and servicer of the aircraft portfolio under multi-year management and servicing agreements. In addition to arranging for the leasing of the fleet, BBAM assists in the acquiring and disposing of aircraft, marketeering aircraft for lease and release, collecting rents and other payments from the lessees of aircraft, monitoring maintenance, insurance and other obligations under leases, and enforcing FLY Leasing’s rights against lessees. BBAM is an independent company. FLY Leasing Limited is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. “

FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $9.25 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “FS Investment Corporation is a business development company. It primarily originates and invests in senior secured loans and other securities of private U.S. companies, with the investment objective of generating current income and, to a lesser extent, long-term capital appreciation. FS Investment Corporation is based in United States. “

Garrison Capital (NASDAQ:GARS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “Garrison Capital Inc. is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by making investments primarily in debt securities and loans of the United States-based middle-market companies, which it defines as those having annual earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation, or EBITDA of certain amount. It invests or provides direct lending in first lien senior secured loans, second lien senior secured loans, one-stop senior secured loans or unitranche loans, subordinated or mezzanine loans, unsecured consumer loans and to a lesser extent, selected equity co-investments in middle-market companies. The Company intends to generate risk-adjusted net returns by assembling a portfolio of investments. The Company’s investments include debt investments, preferred and minority equity investments (equity) of diversified companies and a portfolio of unsecured small balance consumer loans. “

IBI Group (TSE:IBG) had its price target boosted by Laurentian Bank of Canada from C$9.00 to C$9.50.

Nevsun Resources (NYSEMKT:NSU) was upgraded by analysts at Macquarie from a neutral rating to an outperform rating.

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (FRA:PBB) was given a €12.60 ($14.65) target price by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) had its price target boosted by National Bank Financial from $35.00 to $36.00.

Timmins Gold Corp (NYSE:TGD) (TSE:TMM) had its target price trimmed by Canaccord Genuity from $2.10 to $1.90.

Timmins Gold Corp (NYSE:TGD) (TSE:TMM) was downgraded by analysts at GMP Securities from a hold rating to a reduce rating. The firm currently has $1.50 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $2.25.

Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) was upgraded by analysts at Pivotal Research from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Vantiv (NYSE:VNTV) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $82.00 target price on the stock.

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