Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Thursday, December 7th:

American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) was upgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “B&G Foods, Inc. (formerly kown as B&G Foods Holdings Corp.) manufactures, sells, and distributes a portfolio of shelf-stable, and frozen food and household products in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Its products include frozen and canned vegetables, hot cereals, fruit spreads, canned meats and beans, bagel chips, spices, seasonings, hot sauces, wine vinegar, maple syrup, molasses, salad dressings, pizza crusts, Mexican-style sauces, dry soups, taco shells and kits, salsas, pickles, peppers, tomato-based products, puffed corn and rice snacks, nut clusters, and other specialty products. The company markets its products under various brands, including Accent, B&G, B&M, Bakers Joy, Bear Creek Country Kitchens, Brer Rabbit, Canoleo, Cary’s, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Devonsheer, Don Pepino, Durkee, Emerils, Grandma’s Molasses, Green Giant, JJ Flats, Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, Le Sueur, MacDonalds, Mama Mary’s, Maple Grove Farms of Vermont, Molly McButter, Mrs. Dash etc. “

Bayer Motoren Werk (OTCMKTS:BMWYY) was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

Capital Trust (NYSE:BXMT) was downgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods to a market perform rating.

CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CNX) was upgraded by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. from a hold rating to a buy rating.

DA Davidson assumed coverage on shares of CSS Industries (NYSE:CSS). The firm issued a buy rating on the stock.

D. R. Horton (NYSE:DHI) was downgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

Flowserve (NYSE:FLS) was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

Granite Point Mortgage Trust (NYSE:GPMT) was upgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

Hammerson (OTCMKTS:HMSNF) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (Ireland) (NYSE:IR) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share (NYSE:JCI) was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc started coverage on shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS). They issued a neutral rating on the stock.

Robert W. Baird began coverage on shares of Novanta (NASDAQ:NOVT). The firm issued an outperform rating on the stock.

Peugeot (OTCMKTS:PUGOY) was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

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