Equities Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Friday, December 1st:

AeroCentury (NYSEAMERICAN:ACY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “AeroCentury Corp. was formed to acquire JetFleet Aircraft, L.P. and JetFleet Aircraft II, L.P., in a statutory merger. The company is an operating lessor and finance company which specializes in leasing used turboprop aircraft and engines. The company’s aircraft and engines are on lease to regional airlines and commercial users in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., South America and Europe. (PRESS RELEASE) “

American Software (NASDAQ:AMSWA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “American Software Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, markets and supports a portfolio of application software solutions that enable businesses to respond to today’s dynamic global marketplace. The company’s software and services solutions are designed to automate many planning and operational functions principally in the areas of: (i) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), (ii) Flow Manufacturing, (iii) E-Commerce Solutions and (iv) Logility Value Chain Solutions(TM). The company’s products are designed to provide rapid return on investment. “

Belden (NYSE:BDC) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. Canaccord Genuity currently has a $94.00 target price on the stock.

Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $5.00 target price on the stock.

Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $30.00 price target on the stock.

CommerceHub (NASDAQ:CHUBA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “CommerceHub, Inc. provides distributed commerce network which connecting supply, demand and delivery for retailers and brands. CommerceHub, Inc. is headquartered in Albany, United States. “

Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Century Casinos,Inc. & its subsidiaries,own & operate a limited-stakes gaming casino in Cripple Creek,Colorado & are pursuing a number of additional gaming opportunities internationally & in the U.S.The Company was formed to acquire ownership interests in,and to obtain management contracts with respect to,gaming establishments.The Company generally seeks to enter into gaming operations in areas with attractive demographic attributes,high population densities,local tourism and/or predictable traffic patterns,w/ the long-term objective of establishing geographic project diversification. “

Daikin Industries (OTCMKTS:DKILY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD. manufactures air conditioning equipment for household and commercial use. The company also operates chemical, oil hydraulics, defense system and electronics businesses. It operates primarily in Japan, Asia and Oceania, Europe, the United States, China and internationally. DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD. is headquartered in Osaka, Japan. “

Eldorado Resorts (NASDAQ:ERI) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Eldorado Resorts, Inc. is a casino entertainment company. It provides casino and entertainment services primarily in Nevada and Louisiana, United States. The Company’s facilities and services include casino games; hotels; entertainment and events; signature and casual restaurants; various venues; and guest services. Its casino also provides facilities for meetings and special events; catering and banquet services; and golf, ski, Reno bowling, baseball, basecamp climbing, truckee river, Reno fernley raceway, and museum services. Eldorado Resorts, Inc. is based in Reno, Nevada. “

Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Elbit Systems is a worldwide leader in Night Vision Goggles Head-Up Displays (“NVG-HUD”). They are a major supplier to the U.S Army and U.S. Marine Corps of Night Vision Head-Up Display systems for use in various types of helicopters. Elbit Systems Ltd. is engaged in a wide range of defense-related airborne, ground and command, control and communications programs throughout the world. Their focus is on the upgrading of existing military platforms and developing new technologies for defense applications. “

Evoke Pharma (NASDAQ:EVOK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Evoke Pharma, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused primarily on the development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal disorders and diseases. The Company’s lead product candidate, EVK-001, is in late stage clinical testing which is intended for the treatment of diabetic gastroparesis. Evoke Pharma, Inc. is based in San Diego, California. “

Fujitsu General (OTCMKTS:FGELF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Fujitsu General Ltd. provides air conditioners. The company offers split and window, multi split air conditioning systems; VRF systems; air ventilators; air to water heating systems and air deodorizers. Fujitsu General Ltd. is headquartered in Kawasaki, Japan. “

Golar LNG Partners (NASDAQ:GMLP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Golar LNG Partners LP is a limited partnership primarily focused on owning and operating floating storage and regasification units (or FSRUs) and LNG carriers under long-term charters. Golar LNG Partners LP is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “

Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $100.00 target price on the stock.

PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ:PRAH) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm currently has a $94.00 target price on the stock.

Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies.

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