Equities Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Wednesday, December 6th:

Aimmune Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AIMT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which is engaged in the development of desensitization treatments for peanut and other food allergies. The Company’s characterized oral desensitization immunotherapy includes AR101, a product for the treatment of peanut allergy in children and adults which is in clinical trial stage. Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. is headquartered in Brisbane, California. “

Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) was given a $35.00 target price by analysts at Boenning Scattergood. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Amarin (NASDAQ:AMRN) was given a $10.00 price target by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AUPH) (TSE:AUP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a late stage biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the development of therapeutic immunomodulating drug candidate. The company’s lead drug includes Voclosporin for the treatment of lupus nephritis. Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. is headquartered in Victoria, Canada. “

Avon Rubber (LON:AVON) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at N+1 Singer. N+1 Singer currently has a GBX 1,170 ($15.75) target price 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. “

Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Banco Bilbao Vizcaya is engaged in a wide variety of banking, financial and related activities in Spain. “

Blueknight Energy Partners (NASDAQ:BKEP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $5.75 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P., based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, owns and operates a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. It provides midstream services to its customers by focusing in three operational areas: crude oil terminalling and storage, crude oil gathering and transportation services and asphalt terminalling, storage and processing services. The Company’s strategically located storage facilities, terminals and pipelines provide customers the flexibility to access multiple receipt and delivery points. Its vision is to use its strategically located assets to be a leading provider of midstream services in the energy industry. It intends to accomplish its objective by: pursuing both strategic and accretive acquisitions within the midstream energy industry, pursuing organic expansion opportunities by constructing additional assets in strategic locations, and expanding storage capacity, particularly at its Cushing terminal, and increasing the profitability of its existing assets. “

British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $73.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “British American Tobacco is the holding company of a group of companies which manufacture, market and sell tobacco products. “

Caleres (NYSE:CAL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Caleres, Inc. is a footwear retailer and wholesaler. The Company is involved in the operation of retail shoe stores and e-commerce Websites as well as the design, sourcing and marketing of footwear for women and men. Its operating segment consists of Famous Footwear and Brand Portfolio. The company brands include Nike, Skechers, Bearpaw, Converse, Vans, New Balance, adidas, Asics, Sperry and Sof Sole, LifeStride, Dr. Scholl’s, Fergalicious, Naturalizer and Carlos. Caleres, Inc., formerly known as Brown Shoe Company, Inc., is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. “

Caseys General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Casey’s General Stores, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries operate convenience stores under the names Casey’s and Casey’s General Store. The Company also operates two stores under the name Tobacco City, selling primarily tobacco products, and one grocery store. The Casey’s stores carry a broad selection of food (including freshly prepared foods such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches), beverages, tobacco products, health and beauty aids, automotive products, and other nonfood items. In addition, all but two stores offer fuel for sale on a self-service basis. Casey’s General Stores Inc. is a chain of convenience stores. Casey’s operates its own distribution centers, delivering approximately 90% of in-store products as well as approximately 75% of the fuel sold at own stores. “

Chemours (NYSE:CC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Chemours Company is involved in chemical business. It operating segment consists of Titanium Technologies, Fluoroproducts and Chemical Solutions. Titanium Technologies segment produces titanium dioxide and premium white pigment. Fluoroproducts segment provides fluoroproducts, refrigerants and industrial fluoropolymer resins. Chemical Solutions segment provides industrial and specialty chemicals. The company’s brand consists of Teflon(R), Ti-Pure(R), Krytox(R) Viton(R), Opteon(R) and Nafion(R). Chemours Company is headquartered in Wilmington. “

Sunshine Heart (NASDAQ:CHFS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $4.25 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “CHF Solutions, Inc. is a medical device company which focused on commercializing the Aquadex FlexFlow (R) System. Its commercial product Aquadex system, is indicated for temporary ultrafiltration treatment of patients with fluid overload who have failed diuretic therapy and extended ultrafiltration treatment of patients with fluid overload who have failed diuretic therapy and require hospitalization. CHF Solutions Inc., formerly known as Sunshine Heart Inc., is headquartered in Minneapolis. “

Critical Outcome T (OTCMKTS:COTQF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which focuses on treatment of cancer. The company’s product consists of COTI-2, a novel p53-dependent mechanism of action with selective and potent anti-cancer activity. Its artificial intelligence platform, CHEMSAS, utilizes a series of predictive computer models to identify compounds from disease specific drug discovery through chemical optimization and preclinical testing. Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. is based in London, Canada. “

DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “DHI Group, Inc. offer specialized websites which focused on select professional communities. The Company’s operating segment consists of Tech & Clearance, Finance, Energy, Healthcare, Hospitality and Corporate & Other. Tech & Clearance segment consists of the Dice.com, ClearanceJobs.com and The IT Job Board services as well as related career fairs. Finance segment represents the eFinancialCareers service. Energy reporting segment provides the Rigzone service and related career fairs. Healthcare segment includes HEALTHeCAREERS, Health Callings and BioSpace. Hospitality segment includes Hcareers and the Corporate. Other reporting segment consists of Slashdot Media, WorkDigital and corporate-related costs. DHI Group, Inc., formerly known as Dice Holdings, Inc., is headquartered in New York. “

DSW (NYSE:DSW) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer dress, casual and athletic footwear and accessories for women, men and kids. DSW operates 514 stores in 43 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and operates an e-commerce site, http://www.dsw.com, and a mobile website, http://m.dsw.com. DSW also supplies footwear to 351 leased locations in the United States under the Affiliated Business Group. DSW also owns Ebuys, Inc., a leading off price footwear and accessories retailer operating in digital marketplaces in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. The company also owns private-label footwear brands including Audrey Brooke, Kelly & Katie, Lulu Townsend, and Poppie Jones. “

ECO Animal Health Group (LON:EAH) had its corporate rating reaffirmed by analysts at N+1 Singer.

Emerge Energy Services (NYSE:EMES) was given a $9.00 price target by analysts at B. Riley. The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Fairmount Santrol (NYSE:FMSA) was given a $6.00 target price by analysts at B. Riley. The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock.

GKN (LON:GKN) had its target price trimmed by HSBC Holdings PLC from GBX 510 ($6.86) to GBX 485 ($6.53). The firm currently has a reduce rating on the stock.

Galmed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GLMD) was given a $14.00 price target by analysts at Maxim Group. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Hi-Crush Partners (NYSE:HCLP) was given a $16.00 price target by analysts at B. Riley. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

U.S. Silica (NYSE:SLCA) was given a $40.00 target price by analysts at B. Riley. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Receive News & Ratings for Aimmune Therapeutics Inc Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Aimmune Therapeutics Inc and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.